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5 Games That Will Be Vital In Determing College Football Playoff Teams

Nov. 29 looms as a huge day in deciding who will nab the four CFP spots.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 18: Jaylon Smith #9 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish hits Dalvin Cook #4 of the Florida State Seminoles during their game at Doak Campbell Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

CFB Spotlight: Get Ready To Debate 1-Loss Playoff Contenders

Which one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

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Listen: Epic Call From Upset Alabama Fan On Finebaum Show

This will make your day.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

CFB Spotlight: October Will Get Started With A Bang

October is the best month for college football.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 20: Amari Cooper #9 of the Alabama Crimson Tide pulls in this touchdown reception against Vernon Hargreaves III #1 of the Florida Gators at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Can Alabama’s Amari Cooper End Heisman Drought For Receivers?

History suggests it will be difficult for Cooper to break the wide receiver drought.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: After Adversity, Golson Sparking The Irish

“He just understands the game,” Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Florida State, Alabama Are 1-2 Atop Preseason AP Poll

Notre Dame checks in at No. 17.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2014

Notre Dame quarterback Evertt Golson. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Golson Regains Job As Notre Dame’s Starting QB

Everett Golson missed the 2013 season because of academic impropriety.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2014

Nolan McClelland and Pete Stadalsky are taking a 1,000-mile canoe trip to raise money for diabetes research. Both their fathers have Type 1 diabetes. (Credit: Paddle To Cure Diabetes)

Suburban Duo Paddling 1,000 Miles For Diabetes Research

Two young men from the suburbs have embarked on a 1,000-mile canoe trip from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Gulf of Mexico, to benefit diabetes research.

07/03/2014

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Bears Sign WRs Edwards, Spurlock, Terminate Hixon Contract

The Bears have added competition for the backup receiver jobs.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Alabama coach Nick Saban. (Getty Images)

Watch: Nick Saban Isn’t In The Mood To Talk About Corvettes

Nick Saban doesn’t care to talk about recruiting accusations from a decade ago.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2014

Calvin Pryor. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ostrowski: Your Bears Draft Cheat Sheet

Joe Ostrowski scoured 50 mock drafts. Who’s everyone predicting the Bears will select?

CBS Chicago–05/08/2014

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn. (Getty Images)

Reports: NCAA Football Rules Committee Drops Slow-Down Proposal

Offenses can continue to snap the ball as soon as they want.

CBS 2–03/05/2014

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NFL Combine: How Potential Bears DB Targets Fared

(CBS) The NFL Combine is wrapping up today in Indianapolis with the defensive backs working out for scouts and executives from across the league. That makes it a big day for the Bears, who are […]

CBS Chicago–02/25/2014

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National Signing Day: Northwestern’s Class Ranked 10th In Big Ten, Illinois’ 11th

Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald says he’s “really excited” about his class.

670 The Score–02/05/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of National Signing Day

The opportunity provided by a scholarship is great, but the objectification of kids isn’t.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

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Former Cubs Minor Leaguer Running For Governor Of Alabama

A former minor league baseball player-turned-businessman says he’s running for governor of Alabama as a Democrat.

12/27/2013

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Sports Verdict: Should A One-Loss Team Be In The BCS Championship Game?

With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?

12/05/2013

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Alabama Fan Reportedly Murders Fellow Fan After Team’s Loss

A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekend’s Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didn’t seem upset over the Crimson Tide’s loss to archrival Auburn, said the sister of the slain woman.

670 The Score–12/03/2013

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 23: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide leads his team on the field to face the Chattanooga Mocs at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 23, 2013 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Iron Bowl Stakes Rarely This High For ‘Bama, Auburn

It is fitting that the Iron Bowl finally gets to play this kind of role in the SEC, and it is a shock it has not happened like this before. Since the addition of a conference championship game in the SEC in 1992, Alabama and Auburn have never been quite this good in the same season.

11/26/2013

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