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No daily fantasy ads to run during college football playoffs

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College Football Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock says ESPN has agreed to not use advertisements for daily fantasy sports websites during broadcasts of the biggest postseason games. Hancock said College Football Playoff officials discussed the matter with ESPN executives and both sides determined that given uncertainties about daily fantasy sports sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel, it “would be best to allocate the available spots to others.” The NCAA and FBS conferences asked DraftKings and FanDuel to stop offering college…

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No. 1 Clemson celebrates playoff selection with pizza party

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There’s an ongoing celebration at Clemson, and the latest shindig was Sunday’s pizza party at Death Valley for about 20,000 of Dabo Swinney‘s new best friends. The coach had mentioned in passing nearly a month ago that if the Tigers earned a spot in the College Football Playoff he would have a pizza party when the final four teams were announced on Sunday. The comment took on a life of its own as the Tigers continued to win, and Swinney…

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Flash: FSU’s A.J. Nicholson suspended from Orange Bowl

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Florida State’s leading tackler, linebacker A.J. Nicholson, was suspended by the team and questioned by police Thursday after a 19-year-old woman accused him of sexually assaulting her. I love my alma mater, but I just don’t know how many more Criminole incidents I can take.

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