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  1. Big East interim commissioner Joe Bailey shrugs off lack of tie-i...

    Andrea Adelson

    Big East interim commissioner Joe Bailey told ESPN.com on Friday he has no concerns about his league getting into high-level bowl games or the future four-team playoff despite access questions that have cropped up this week.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  2. New playoff = old BCS?

    Andrea Adelson

    With each passing day, it appears as if the new four-team playoff is just another version of the old BCS. The latest example -- the recently announced 12-year partnership between the Orange Bowl and ACC. That was not the news of the day, as the pa...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  3. Vote: Playoff impact on the Big East

    Andrea Adelson

    It's Thursday, so that must mean it's time for your weekly poll. Today I ask: What type of impact does a four-team playoff have on the Big East? Hopefully, you have read my two takes on the subject. If not, here is a refresher. I think there is...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  4. Best, worst moments of BCS

    Andrea Adelson

    The BCS will still exist for the next two seasons, but the formal announcement of a four-team playoff means it is almost time to say goodbye to the old way of doing business. So what are some of the best and worst moments in BCS history for the Bi...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  5. Big East has high hopes for playoff

    Andrea Adelson

    Folks in the Big East have high hopes for the future four-team playoff, and the place the league will have in it should a member team go undefeated. Interim commissioner Joe Bailey said in a phone interview Wednesday, "This gives every team in eve...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  6. Good news, bad news on future playoff

    Andrea Adelson

    The good news out of the latest BCS meetings Wednesday: a consensus has been reached on a four-team playoff. Finally. But there is bad news, particularly for a conference like the Big East. Sources told ESPN.com that under the recommended model...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  7. Big East stance on future BCS

    Andrea Adelson

    College football enters a critical month, with talks set to resume Wednesday about fashioning a future BCS system. So much remains unresolved: Will there be a four-team playoff? A plus-one? Will status quo remain? If there is a playoff, how will t...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  8. ACC coaches discuss BCS

    Andrea Adelson

    AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- Coming changes to the BCS have captivated the college football world this offseason. Coaches have been paying attention, too, and have their own opinions about how a future four-team playoff should look. One of the bigger di...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  9. Bye bye, AQ status

    Andrea Adelson

    Say good-bye to automatic qualifier status. On the same day BCS officials announced they were moving toward a four-team playoff, they also made official the news no Big East fan wanted to hear. There will no longer be AQ designations for any confe...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  10. Coaches discuss selection committee ideas

    Andrea Adelson

    AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- ACC coaches are in favor of having the coaches' poll be a part of the criteria used by the selection committee to determine the four teams in the College Football Playoff. Duke coach David Cutcliffe, serving as league coache...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  11. ACC coaches want in on picking playoff's 4 teams

    Andrea Adelson

    ACC coaches are in favor of having the coaches' poll be a part of the criteria used by the selection committee to determine the four teams in the College Football Playoff.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  12. Ideas for a selection committee

    Andrea Adelson

    In the months ahead, there will be plenty of ideas about how the powers that be should put together a selection committee to decide the future playoff and what the criteria should be in choosing those four teams. How could each be configured to be...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  13. Time to beef up nonconference schedules

    Andrea Adelson

    We still don't know how a selection committee is going to go about picking the four teams to make a playoff starting in 2014. But we do know that strength of schedule is going to be a major factor it considers. Commissioners have said as much, and...

    Blog | June 28, 2012