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MONDAY, JAN. 12, 2015

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, right, and Oregon coach Mark Helfrich. (Associated Press)

After a long wait, the championship game is finally here 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • After more than 100 years of college football, the best team in the country is going to be determined tonight for the first time on the field. That, in a long-winded sentence, is why you have a playoff. It's either going to be the Oregon Ducks or the Ohio State Buckeyes. I'm sure you have a thought on who might come out on top.

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