As soon as a national college-football playoff was approved last year, Chick-fil-A Bowl officials began eyeing a role for Atlanta in what will become one of the marquee events in U.S. sports. The bowl submitted a formal bid last month to become one of the rotating hosts of semifinal games. The group that will run the playoff plans to name the winners of that bid process at a meeting in Pasadena, Calif., on Wednesday. From all indications, the Atlanta bowl’s chances are good.
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