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College Football Playoff announces 2021-24 national championship sites

College Football Playoff announces 2021-24 national championship sites

Similarly to how the College Football Playoff decided where to play its first two games, these cities did not go through a traditional big-game host bidding process. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide. " When we were talking about sites, we kept asking ourselves, 'Why not a northern tier city?' " Hancock told USA TODAY Sports .


Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski slams Bavarians transfer policy

Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski slams Bavarians transfer policy

Robert Lewandowski has admitted that he is struggling to cope with the heavy workload brought on by Bayern Munich and Poland this season. Lewandowski was substituted late in the first half of Bayern's 2-0 win over RB Leipzig on Saturday after signaling to the bench and pointing to his right hamstring.


Sunderland name Billy McKinlay & Robbie Stockdale as joint caretaker managers

Sunderland name Billy McKinlay & Robbie Stockdale as joint caretaker managers

With Grayson gone, Sunderland have appointed Billy McKinlay and Robbie Stockdale on a caretaker basis as they look for a new permanent boss during the global break. The result means the Black Cats are without a win at home since December 17 previous year and have just one victory from 15 Championship games this season, leaving them inside the relegation zone.



UCLA Basketball: Bruins ranked 21st in preseason AP Poll

Duke was in good position to be ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press poll before landing Marvin Bagley III. The Wildcats did not receive any first-place votes. The defending champion North Carolina Tar Heels come in at No. 9. Kentucky rounded out the top 5, followed by Villanova, Wichita State and Florida.


Michael Carrick returns to Manchester United training after mystery illness

Michael Carrick returns to Manchester United training after mystery illness

Manchester United medical staff remain unsure what caused Michael Carrick's nauseous spell on the sidelines but the midfielder will return to training this week. As for United manager, Jose Mourinho, the former Tottenham star's absence has proved to be extremely hard to cope up with, considering the fact that along with him, Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini have also been forced out due to injuries.


Papa John's CEO not happy with National Football League leadership

Papa John's CEO not happy with National Football League leadership

With fewer Americans watching games, fewer people are presumably ordering pizza - and seeing Papa John's ads. Papa John's CEO and founder slammed the NFL , blaming the league's "poor leadership" on the pizza chain's sales slump. Schnatter said he thought the issue should have been nipped in the bud over a year ago. Since the controversy erupted last month, Ford has said it respects the rights of individuals to express their views.