Top 10 College Football and Basketball Rivalries

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College football season begins tomorrow night! The first full slate of full games follows two days later. In the spirit of the season, we present the ten best rivalries in the game, and give you the corresponding date to circle on your calendar.

This is a football centric list, but we have the best college basketball rivalries on here as well.

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2013 Big Ten Football Power Rankings: Hip Hop MCs Edition

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Can’t leave Big Ten football alone the game needs me. Notorious B.I.G. once said that he raps about the ghetto because that’s what he knows. And…”if I worked at McDonald’s, I’d be rapping about Big Macs and fries.”

You write and talk what you know and live. And I know Big Ten football. We’re still a ways away from Big Ten football media days. Well, less than two weeks now. The preseason is indeed here, time for some WAY TOO Early Big Ten football power rankings

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Video: Jadeveon Clowney hit on Michigan ball-carrier that everyone is talking about

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South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney came to SC as the #1 rated recruit in the nation. His college football career has not disappointed. Today, he began his 2013 Heisman campaign, and case to be the 2014 #1 NFL Draft pick. Everyone knows his name now, as Twitter exploded with GIFs, screen grabs and videos of his game-changing hit on Michigan Wolverines running back Vincent Smith.

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Michigan Wolverines football to be featured on 60 Minutes

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The University of Michigan football program will be featured in a 13-minute segment aired on CBS’ 60 Minutes this Sunday, Nov. 18, at approximately 7:30 p.m. EST, following the networks NFL doubleheader. The feature hosted by Armen Keteyian looks at the business of college football.

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Notre Dame-Michigan series cancelled for 2015-17

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The University of Michigan Athletic Department announced today (Sept. 25) that the series with Notre Dame has been cancelled for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 football seasons. The Irish informed Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon prior to kickoff of the match-up Saturday in South Bend. [Read more…]

Michigan starting cornerback lost for season; torn ACL

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University of Michigan football sophomore cornerback Blake Countess (Owings Mills, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) will miss the remainder of the 2012 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last Saturday’s game against Alabama. The loss to the Crimson Tide was bad enough, but now there’s injury added to insult for the Wolverines.

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Alabama vs. Michigan at Cowboys Stadium will be prime time

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The Michigan Wolverines, in conjunction with ABC, announced today kickoff times for the Sept. 1 Cowboys Classic contest against the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Nov. 24 contest at Ohio State.

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Michigan Wolverines’ Taylor Lewan: next big OL NFL Prospect

The Big Ten has been great at producing offensive linemen prospects for he NFL lately. The Wisconsin Badgers are a factory, but there’s also been a bunch in the few year coming out from the Illinois Fighting Illini, Ohio State Buckeyes and Michigan Wolverines.

Who’s the next Jake Long? Maybe Michigan junior left tackle Taylor Lewan.

Part of what makes these o linemen from the league so tough is who they’re constantly facing off with- great defensive lines, Whether in practice scrimmaging or in game, so many linemen are practicing their craft vs strong defensive lines.

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Michigan Wolverines announce 2014-16 nonconference schedules

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The Michigan Wolverines announced today (Wednesday, June 27) updates to the non-conference schedules for the 2014-16 football seasons and the future schedule with Notre Dame. The Wolverines will play a slate that includes teams from the Pac-12, Mountain West and Mid-American conferences as well as independent Notre Dame.

Michigan will play three of its four non-conference games at the Big House in 2014.

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Michigan Wolverines, Big 10 announce 2015, 2016 conference schedules

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The University of Michigan football team in conjunction with the Big Ten Conference announced today (Monday, May 21) the conference schedules for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

The Wolverines will open the 2015 and 2016 conference slate with in-state rival and Legends Division foe Michigan State.  U-M will travel to East Lansing on Oct. 3, 2015 and host the Spartans on Oct. 1, 2016 in Michigan Stadium.

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Michigan Wolverines paint Twitter hash tag on field

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Technology moves at the speed of light. I remember the novelty of seeing a dotcom painted on a college football field. Ah yes, 2010- those were simpler times.

Now you can see social media on the gridiron. The University of Michigan will paint the field turf at Michigan Stadium with the hash tag, #GOBLUE, for the upcoming spring game.

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Wolverines Really Didn’t Deserve BCS Bowl Win, or Bid in the first Place

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It was kind of ridiculous that both the ACC and the Big Ten got two BCS bids this year when each conference only deserved one. Of course, that’s nothing compared to #23 West Virginia getting an Orange Bowl bid when the Big East clearly didn’t deserve it’s automatic qualifier this year; or last year for that matter.

The Michigan Wolverines didn’t deserve to be in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl so it’s very fitting they won the game in the manner in which they did. UM defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies 23-20 in OT despite being outgained by more than double (377-184). And they won the game on a field goal in which their kicker committed a false start, or at least an illegal motion penalty that was not called.

That was set up by Virginia Tech having a TD reception called back again, a very questionable call.

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