Big Ten

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl abandoning its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.

He said there might be "some movement from the bowls" but not by the Granddaddy of Them All.

"I realize the challenge," Delany said Tuesday at Big Ten Media Days. "There may be changes in the offing, but I wouldn't expect those changes to impact the Rose Bowl."

The College Football Playoff is considering moving future semifinals off New Year's Eve after ratings for last season's games dropped in a big way. Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock told reporters two weeks ago...