College Football Playoff: Five questions that need answers after first set of rankings

College Football Playoff: Five questions that need answers after first set of rankings

The College Football Playoff committee unveiled the first set of rankings Tuesday, and there were no questions whatsoever. Just kidding. The committee left some interesting debates, starting with the top four. Alabama (7-0) and Notre Dame (8-0) hold the top two spots, but Clemson (7-1) is ranked ahead of Ohio State (4-0). MORE: Complete Week … Read more

College Football Playoff rankings: Who are the top four teams in the first CFP poll of 2020?

College Football Playoff rankings: Who are the top four teams in the first CFP poll of 2020?

The first set of College Football Playoff rankings were revealed Tuesday. The top three teams were No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Notre Dame and — perhaps surprisingly — one-loss, third-ranked Clemson. Undefeated Ohio State rounded out the top four, with Florida, Texas A&M and Cincinnati all landing within striking distance of the final four teams. … Read more

Why Wisconsin is now ineligible for Big Ten title as COVID-19 rule clears way for Northwestern

Why Wisconsin is now ineligible for Big Ten title as COVID-19 rule clears way for Northwestern

Wisconsin no longer has an opportunity to play in the Big Ten championship game after its upcoming game against Minnesota was canceled because of COVID-19 concerns. The Badgers can play a maximum of five contests this year following the Tuesday announcement, which isn’t enough to be eligible for a conference crown. They were the primary … Read more

Tommy Lasorda’s condition improves after entering intensive care

Tommy Lasorda's condition improves after entering intensive care

Tommy Lasorda is doing better nine days after the Dodgers announced he was in intensive care in a Southern California hospital. The 93-year-old Hall of Fame manager’s condition has improved and he’s been fielding calls from ex-players and coaches while in the hospital, Dodgers spokesman Steve Brener old the Associated Press. While the Dodgers haven’t … Read more