Top 10 Defunct Rivalries

It's the final weeks of the college football season, the time when leaves fall and the fiercest rivalry games are being played. But with 10 teams switching conferences this season and 18 more to come next year, this isn't your father's - heck, even your older brother's - game anymore.

Sure, we'll still see Army-Navy, Michigan-Ohio State and USC-UCLA in the coming weeks, but where is Oklahoma-Nebraska? With fierce winds of realignment swirling about college football, some of the oldest traditions seem permanently consigned to the history books and nostalgic highlight shows.

Missouri and Kansas have played the last edition of the Border War, which began as a real war with real bloodshed. Texas and Texas A&M really put the Lone Star battle on hiatus, over the...

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