Sundays tend to mess with college football’s traditional schedule, but it all works out nicely this time around. College football’s traditional New Year’s Day bowls are, for the most part, not on New Year’s Day in 2018. But the Playoff semifinals are, after two years of not being then.
That’s all because of the calendar, the NFL, and TV ratings.
The last two years, the Playoff’s been on New Year’s Eve. But that didn’t work this year, because New Year’s Eve is a Sunday.
Sunday is the last day of...