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Dienhart: So much to like about this Big Ten title game matchup

Big Ten title game

Iowa players join hands to pick up Heroes Trophy


The Big Ten title game matchup is set: Iowa vs. Michigan State. The stakes: A spot in the second annual College Football Playoff. The surprising and undefeated Hawkeyes are making their first appearance, while the Spartans are preparing for their third title game in the event’s five seasons.

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Hard Takes: Big Ten looks primed to send a team to the playoffs

Nov 21, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio looks at the scoreboard against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium. The Spartans won 17-14. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

We catch up with Mark Dantonio

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It’s the final weekend of the regular season. And, a lot is on the line. Michigan State is trying to sew up the East Division, while four teams are fighting to get to win No. 6 and guaranteed bowl eligibility. Oh, and Urban-Jim Bowl I takes place.

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Big Ten links: Rivalry Week notes, Penn State struggles & much more

Michigan at Ohio State

Urban Meyer address Ezekiel Elliott's comments

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It’s Ohio State-Michigan week. And, it doesn’t get much better. Well, I guess it could be, if this was a winner-takes-all battle for the East Division title. Alas, it isn’t, since the Buckeyes lost last week at home to Michigan State. Still, the first Harbaugh vs. Meyer clash should be memorable.

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