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this is a discussion within the College Community Forum; And the monopoly continues........... ESPN will be the television home for the college football playoff that begins after the 2014 season, thanks to a 12-year deal announced on Wednesday. The deal covers the national championship game and semifinals as well ...

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Old 11-21-2012, 03:49 PM   #1
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ESPN to televise college playoff

And the monopoly continues...........

ESPN will be the television home for the college football playoff that begins after the 2014 season, thanks to a 12-year deal announced on Wednesday.

The deal covers the national championship game and semifinals as well as bowl games that will be part of the semifinal hosting rotation in years they don't host a semifinal game. Earlier, ESPN announced deals with the Rose, Sugar and Orange Bowls.

The deal goes through the 2025 regular season (2026 bowl games).
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:21 PM   #2
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Re: ESPN to televise college playoff

AKA the SEC playoffs.
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Old 11-21-2012, 05:59 PM   #3
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AKA the SEC playoffs.
This playoff system ain't gonna be enough. If they slot 4 teams, 3 will be SEC. If only 1 SEC team gets in there they'll probably run the table.

Controversies will never end until they go to a full blown qualifying playoff system with wild cards.
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Old 11-21-2012, 08:19 PM   #4
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Man I can't wait to see these games
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:17 AM   #5
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Holy Crap, through 2025? Good thing the world ends next month ...
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Playoffs? Playoffs?
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Re: ESPN to televise college playoff

... the Big Ten is adding Maryland and Rutgers ... like I have to worry about where I'll be watching the NCAA playoffs anytime soon, ... one of my teams anyway, .
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:11 PM   #8
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Tulane is coming to the Big East.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:39 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by QBREES9 View Post
Tulane is coming to the Big East.
yeah, along with Eastern Carolina, for football anyway. With all this jockeying for position going on, I wonder if the NCAA is setting itself up for a true playoff system.
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:22 PM   #10
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SEC DOMINATION, no matter what changes they make.
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