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Z_CNHI News Service

November 8, 2013

Shakeups sure to leave good teams out of BCS title game

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Next season four teams will vie for the title in a slightly expanded playoff, which is an improvement. Yet that won’t eliminate all the fuss and frustration. It will still remain an exclusive event where one misstep brings an end to big dreams and plans.

Gaining a spot in the championship game is the ultimate test of survival.

Tom Lindley is a sports columnist for the CNHI News Service. Reach him at tlindley@cnhi.com.

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