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Dick Harmon
Dick Harmon is a columnist for the Deseret News with a focus on college athletics. He previously worked as executive sports editor, sports columnist, city editor and police reporter for the Provo Daily Herald for 26 years. He has often appeared on ESPN and other broadcasting programs nationwide. He has written three books and co-authored a fourth. His work has appeared in The Sporting News and other national publications. He and his wife AnnaLee have four children and reside in Orem, Utah.

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The new four-team college football playoff was designed to create a champion on the field. So far it's lived up to the hype and expectations.
The College Football Playoff champion crowned Monday night is a historic new chapter in the long and storied existence of the college game. How this is tweaked in the future remains to be seen.
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