PASADENA, Calif. – The playoff revolution is rolling along smoothly. For now.
College football has killed off the BCS, with the death certificate becoming official around midnight on Jan. 6, 2014. After that it's all playoff, all the time. And hallelujah for that.
In the process, college football has taken back Jan. 1, and annexed Dec. 31 along with it. It was announced here Wednesday that New Year's is once again a festival of bowl games, the way it was before the sport got stupid and screwed up its postseason.
There is a tripleheader planned on Dec. 31, 2014: the Chick-fil-A, Orange and Fiesta Bowls. There will be a second tripleheader on Jan. 1, 2015: the Cotton, Rose and Sugar, with the latter two serving as playoff semifinals.
All that is awesome, meeting with high levels of public approval. And public approval has been hard to come by in recent years for anyone associated with the BCS.
But here comes the hard part: naming aRead More »from Sports' new most thankless job: College Football Playoff selection committee member