College Football Playoff backers thrilled with 'Super Bowl-like' atmosphere

January 21, 2015 10:55 PM

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College Football Playoff backers thrilled with 'Super Bowl-like' atmosphere

The inaugural College Football Playoff had a "Super Bowl-like" atmosphere, and that was no accident, Sports Business Daily reports.

ESPN paid $7.3 billion for the broadcast rights to the four-team tournament (won by the Ohio State Buckeyes, have we mentioned?), and parent Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) pulled out all the stops, bringing in shows and stars from its various programs on ESPN and sister network ABC. "Just look around. E...

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