CFB Playoffs

CFP Rankings: Texas A&M 4th behind ‘Bama, Clemson, Michigan

UNDATED  (AP) — Texas A&M was ranked fourth behind Alabama, Clemson and Michigan in the season’s first College Football Playoff rankings. The Aggies (7-1) were surprisingly a spot ahead of unbeaten Washington on Tuesday in the first of six selection committee rankings. The Crimson Tide (8-0), Tigers (8-0), Wolverines (8-0) and Huskies (8-0) are the only remaining undefeated teams from…

College Football Playoff moves most future semis off Dec. 31

UNDATED  (AP) — The College Football Playoff is moving the dates of future semifinals to ensure the games will be played either on a Saturday or a holiday. The changes will start with the 2018 season and come in response to the television ratings for last year’s games played on Thursday, Dec. 31, dropping 36 percent from the semifinals played the…