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South Florida in tough fight for 2018 CFP championship despite stadium renovations

South Florida in tough fight for 2018 CFP championship despite stadium renovations

The top official of the College Football Playoff said Wednesday renovations to Sun Life Stadium will enhance but won't assure that South Florida will be chosen to host a national championship game before the end of the decade. "This will really be a robust competition," said CFP Executive Director Bill Hancock, who led a delegation that toured the stadium, hotels and other facilities this week in evaluating South Florida's bid for the 2018 championship game. The CFP is considering nine sites contending to host title games in 2018, '19 and '20. South Florida is in an all-or-nothing sweepstakes for the first of them, Jan. 8, 2018. The 2019 game was not an...

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