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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

EAST LANSING, MI - OCTOBER 25: Mike Sadler #3 and Lawrence Thomas #8 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a win over the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium on October 25 , 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverines 35-11. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Shut Out Of Title Game, Spartans Celebrate Seniors

Mark Dantonio’s No. 10-ranked team (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten) had a great day from its pre-game family reunions on the field to its final salute from a frozen student section.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 21:   Travis Trice #20 of the Michigan State Spartans dribbles the ball during the game the against Loyola-Chicago at the Breslin Center on November 21, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

No. 19 Michigan State Tops Loyola Of Chicago, 87-52

After struggling inside in a six-point win at Navy and a 10-point loss to Duke in the Champions Classic, Michigan State was determined to get the ball to its big men early and often.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2014

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

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 29: Zak Irvin #21 of the Michigan Wolverines looks to the bench during the second half of the game against Coppin State Eagles at Crisler Center on November 29, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

No. 24 Michigan Sharp Early, Beats Bucknell 77-53

Zak Irvin scored 16 of his 23 points in the first half, and No. 24 Michigan rolled to a 77-53 victory over Bucknell on Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–11/17/2014

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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

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 15:  Derrick Walton Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines takes a shot against Nick Archer #45 of the Hillsdale College Chargers during the first half at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Michigan on November 15, 2014. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

No. 24 Wolverines Ease Past Hillsdale, 92-68, In Basketball Opener

The 24th-ranked Wolverines raised their 2014 Big Ten championship banner before the game, celebrating another season of accomplishment before beating Division II Hillsdale.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2014

COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 15:  Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartans runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter during a college football game against the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium on November 15, 2014 in College Park, Maryland.  The Spartans won 37-15.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

No. 12 Michigan State Beats Maryland, 37-15

Jeremy Langford ran for 138 yards and two touchdowns, and Michigan State received a strong performance from its defense in a 37-15 victory Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2014

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