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Sports - October 18, 2013

Playoff pressure for Rice

by Mark Soltau

Stanford professor Condoleezza Rice knew college football needed a playoff system in 1966, when as a little girl, she and her late father John listened to a Michigan State-Notre Dame game on the radio. The contest ended in a 10-10 tie, both teams finished 9-0-1, and shared a controversial national title.

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