The "group of five" conferences are working to finalize a three-tier playoff revenue distribution system that rewards the conference with the best team and the conference with the best overall performance, CBSSports.com has learned. ...more
The commissioners' discussions last month about adding a seventh playoff bowl has real legs and the concept is not fading, Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco told CBS Sports.
ESPN reported Wednesday the seventh game -- designed to give the five smaller conferences access to the new playoff format starting in 2014 -- was becoming unlikely, in part because of the bowl's lesser worth compared to other access sites. ...more