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Posted Tuesday 1/08/19 at 1:59PM EST
Why The Bachelor Colton Underwood isn't revealing if he got engaged
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
"I want everybody to go on this ride and this journey with me, so I don’t want to spoil anything and I don’t want to give anything away," he says. ALSO: Did Bachelor host Chris Harrison take a shot at the College Football Playoff National Championship?
Posted Tuesday 1/08/19 at 7:34AM EST
Imagine Dragons and Lil Wayne roasted for their College Football Playoff National Championship halftime performance
Source: For the Win
The halftime concert on ESPN didn't even take place inside Santa Clara's Levi's stadium -- it was broadcast from nearly 50 miles away, on Treasure Island.
Posted Saturday 1/05/19 at 3:04AM EST
Lil Wayne and Imagine Dragons will perform on ESPN's College Football Playoff national championship halftime show
Imagine Dragons featuring Lil Wayne will be the halftime entertainment when Clemson and Alabama face off Monday night from Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. ALSO: ESPN is scrapping the College Film Room simulcast of the championship game.
Posted Tuesday 1/09/18 at 8:32AM EST
President Trump left the College Football National Championship game at halftime
Source: SEC Country
The president was greeted by a mixture of cheers and boos at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz stadium when he walked on the field for the National Anthem. But less than two hours later, Trump was gone. The president's plane landed at Andrews Air Force base before the game was over. As predicted, the game, which went into overtime, lasted past midnight on the East Coast. The president also wasn’t around for Kendrick Lamar’s performance, which took place at a park outside the stadium and was shown inside the venue.
Posted Monday 1/08/18 at 5:52PM EST
President Trump is unlikely to speak to ESPN tonight during the College Football Playoff championship game
"We're still taking to the White House. I don't get the sense he's going to do an interview," ESPN spokesperson Stephanie Druley tells the Associated Press. "We will, obviously, show him at the game when we see where he is sitting."
Posted Monday 1/08/18 at 7:47AM EST
President Trump reschedules “The Fake News Awards” due to high “interest” — and because he’s attending tonight's College Football National Championship game
Trump had previously announced he would present the awards today at 5 p.m. ET, but the following day news broke that he would be attending the Alabama-Georgia championship game in Atlanta, which is scheduled to kick off just three hours later, at 8 p.m. E.T. “The Fake News Awards, those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media, will be presented to the losers on Wednesday, January 17th, rather than this coming Monday,” Trump tweeted. The interest in, and importance of, these awards is far greater than anyone could have anticipated!” In response, Dr. Saturday, a college football media website, tweeted that “The National Championship Game is so big it bumped the fake news awards.”
Posted Thursday 1/04/18 at 2:08PM EST
Does President Trump understand how long a college football game runs?
Source: The Wall Street Journal
The president is planning to attend the Alabama-Georgia college football national championship game in Atlanta on Monday. But will he stay for a game that is likely to last more than four hours and end past midnight?
Posted Wednesday 1/03/18 at 6:00PM EST
President Trump plans to attend the college football national championship game, which kicks off three hours after his “Dishonest Media Awards”
Source: Politically Georgia
Trump announced yesterday he would be announcing “THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR” next Monday at 5 p.m. ET. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution now reports that Trump plans to attend the Alabama-Georgia College Football Playoff National Championship game, which kicks off in Atlanta on Monday at 8 p.m. ET. Trump will be hosted by Nick Ayers, who is chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence. First Lady Melania Trump is also expected to attend the game at the newly opened Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Posted Tuesday 1/02/18 at 2:46PM EST
Rose Bowl generates big ratings
Source: Orlando Sentinel
The Georgia-Oklahoma college football playoff matchup did not, however, match the 2015 Rose Bowl, which set a record for the playoffs.
Posted Tuesday 12/19/17 at 9:22PM EST
The Bachelor meets the college football playoff mascots
The Bachelorette winner Jordan Rodgers, who now analyzes college football for ESPN, welcomed the four college football mascots to The Bachelor mansion. ALSO: Here’s how to pronounce Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s name.
Posted Tuesday 12/19/17 at 2:48PM EST
Kendrick Lamar to perform halftime show at the college football national championship — outside the stadium
Source: Sporting News
ESPN will put on a halftime show for the first time for the College Football Playoff title game, but Lamar’s performance on Jan. 8 will not be inside Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Instead, he’ll perform at Centennial Olympic Park outside the stadium.