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•  In the Rose Bowl, the Michigan Wolverines defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide in overtime, 27-20.

And in the Sugar Bowl, the Washington Huskies beat the Texas Longhorns 37-31.

The Wolverines and the Huskies now will play for the national title on January 8.


•  In Week 17 - the penultimate week of the National Football League (NFL) regular season:

New York Jets 20, Cleveland Browns 37

Detroit Lions 19, Dallas Cowboys 20

Tennessee Titans 3, Houston Texans 26

Atlanta Falcons 17, Chicago Bears 37

Miami Dolphins 19, Baltimore Ravens 56

New Orleans Saints 23, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13

New England Patriots 21, Buffalo Bills 27

Arizona Cardinals 35, Philadelphia Eagles 31

Carolina Panthers 0, Jacksonville Jaguars 26

Las Vegas Raiders 20, Indianapolis Colts 23

Los Angeles Rams 26, New York Giants 25

San Francisco 49ers 27, Washington Commanders 10

Pittsburgh Steelers 30, Seattle Seahawks 23

Cincinnati Bengals 17, Kansas City Chiefs 25

Los Angeles Chargers 9, Denver Broncos 16

Green Bay Packers 33, Minnesota Vikings 10