On Sunday, college football’s fancy party pants playoff committee selected the four teams for its playoff. And the fancy party pants playoff committee went in the safe and widely-predicted direction: Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and…Washington. Michigan: nope. Penn State: nope.
The University of Florida Gators will face the University of Iowa Hawkeyes at the 2017 Outback Bowl, the annual New Year’s Day contest at Raymond James Stadium, according to published reports.
The Gators will represent the Southeastern Conference while the Hawkeyes will represent the Big 10. This marks the fifth time the Hawkeyes have played in the Outback Bowl, ESPN said.
President-elect Donald Trump is widening the circle of candidates for secretary of state and will interview more prospects this week, transition officials said, a sign that after multiple meetings with high-profile hopefuls he still isn’t sold on who he wants as the nation’s top diplomat.
Center-left candidate Alexander Van der Bellen beat back a challenge from a right-wing populist opponent to become Austria’s next president, bucking a trend of nationalist electoral successes across the West.
The University of Texas at San Antonio football team will make its first postseason appearance when it plays the University of New Mexico in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 17, the program learned Sunday.
The Roadrunners will have an opportunity to put an exclamation point on what has been its most historic football season to date with one more win.