College Football: Why the Michigan-Ohio State Rivalry Will Disappear

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College Football: Why the Michigan-Ohio State Rivalry Will Disappear
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Here are 8 reasons why future generations of Michigan and Ohio State fans won't care about "The Game"

I'm 31 years old and I love Ohio State football; I also love it when Ohio State beats Michigan...regularly.

But, I was around a group of junior high school kids from Ohio earlier this year talking about Ohio State football and, to my shock, they didn't seem to care much about the Michigan Rivalry.

Being from Ohio, beating Michigan is our big thing. How could they not care?

My Michigan friend here in Las Vegas (we are only friends 364 days a year) noticed the same thing in her two young sons; her sons didn't seem to care about the game either. 

I began to realize that because of some changes in the college football world since I was in junior high, there are more important things for Ohio State and Michigan to accomplish rather then beating each other. The ramification of these changes has started the demise of the greatest rivalry in sports. 

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