Ohio State cornerback Doran Grant celebrates following the Big Ten Conference championship NCAA college football game after midnight Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Indianapolis. Ohio State defeated Wisconsin 59-0. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Buckeyes make college playoff

Ohio State will play Alabama in one semifinal at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. on New Year’s Day.

UAB shutting down football program

Photos: UAB to shut down football program

UAB President Ray Watts announced plans to shut down the school’s football program, as well as its bowling and rifle teams, after the 2014-2…