MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.

11/25/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 01:  Michigan Wolverines head football coach Brady Hoke watches the action from the sidelines during the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Michigan Stadium on November 1 , 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Hoosiers 34-10.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Preparing To Coach What Could Be His Final Game, Hoke Keeps Focus On Ohio State

“Winning that last game always means a lot,” Hoke said. “You want to be able to go back and say my senior year we beat Ohio.”

CBS Detroit–11/25/2014

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Central Michigan Football Players Refuse To Shake Hands With Western Michigan Players

MAC Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says it’s a violation of the conference’s sportsmanship policy.

97.1 The Ticket–11/25/2014

Zak Irvin #21 of the Michigan Wolverines dunks in the first half during a game against the Oregon Ducks at the Barclays Center on November 24, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

No. 19 Michigan Tops Oregon 70-63 In Legends

Zak Irvin scored 19 points and Caris LeVert added 18 to lead No. 19 Michigan to a 70-63 win over Oregon on Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–11/25/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: Quarterback Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines reacts after turning the ball over in the third quarter of the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on October 25 , 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverines 35-11. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan Turning Focus To Ohio State After Ugly Loss At Home To Maryland

“Games like this are what this rivalry’s built on, when one team’s kind of probably going to be a big underdog going in,” Jack Miller said.

CBS Detroit–11/22/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes carries the football against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State’s Resurrection As Playoff Contender

If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.

11/20/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 20:  Head coach Brady Hoke talks with Frank Clark #57 during the first quarter while playing the Utah Utes on September 20, 2014 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

With Year Winding Down, Hoke Talks Overall Season, Dismissal Of Frank Clark

Hoke characterized the season as disappointing in terms of a lack of execution early but said he has seen significant growth as well.

CBS Detroit–11/20/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 8: Jalin Marshall #17 of the Ohio State Buckeyes returns a punt 26 yards in the second quarter of the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on November 8, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Conference And Division Championship Races Come Down Final Stretch

College football’s regular season is coming down the final stretch, which means it is crunch time in the conference and division championship races. Not every team is playing for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but everybody seems to have some impact on the new postseason format.

11/18/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25:  Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio watches the action from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on October 25, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Spartans 35-11.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dantonio On Playoff: ‘I Would Love To See A Big Ten Team Play In There’

Only weeks removed from the defeat by Ohio State, Dantonio said he would want the Buckeyes to be included if the Spartans were not.

CBS Detroit–11/18/2014

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New Red Wings Arena To Host 2018 First and Second Round NCAA Basketball Tournament Games

The NCAA revealed its schedule for upcoming Men’s Basketball Tournament dates and the locations for each round saying that the new arena will host First and Second Round games in 2018.

CBS Detroit–11/17/2014

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