Old-School Bullying Football Back in Big Ten

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Finally, a fair fight. Now that Michigan State is done bullying Michigan for another year, it'll have to pick on someone its own size. Someone even larger, actually.

The Spartans were bigger, badder and better than the Wolverines. But can they bludgeon the bigger, badder, better Badgers?

This is old-school Big Ten football, back to when running games and runny noses ruled. Now that Michigan and Ohio State have politely stepped aside for a few years, it's up to Michigan State and Wisconsin to head to the back alley and punch each other in the mouth. (Note to Spartans: That is notmeant literally).

Saturday's game in Spartan Stadium will determine, for now, the conference's toughest, nastiest, smashmouthingest team. The Spartans (5-1) and Badgers...

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