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CFP Announces All Semifinal Games To Be Played Either On Saturdays Or Holidays

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 16

College football’s "forced attempt in taking over New Year’s Eve is over after just one year," as CFP Exec Dir Bill Hancock on Thursday "announced all future semifinal games will be played either on Saturdays or national holidays," according to George Richards of the MIAMI HERALD. Last s...

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