Michigan Football: Open to Interpretation

Michigan lost 30-28 on Saturday to Iowa.  The Wolverines should be proud of their effort.  Iowa was artificially ranked #12 so winning would have been “an upset.”  Conversely, Michigan outplayed Iowa and should be horrified that five turnovers and atrocious third-down conversions wasted that effort.  As with everything this Michigan season, there are two ways of viewing it.

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Rose Bowl Forced to Let in the Riff-Raff

the-rose-bowl-stadiumUtah’s untarnished and unrewarded season has aroused sympathy from the BCS.  Subsequent small conference juggernauts will not get equal determination of the title on the field (because that would be silly), but they will receive a hypothetical olive branch, the Rose Bowl.

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