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Staff Picks: Michigan at Ohio State

It’s the most important Staff Picks of the year. This is the one staff pick that you get remembered for. When your staff picks days are done, people will always ask you, “What was your record picking the Michigan game?” You never want to be on the wrong end of this pick. I was on the wrong end in 2005 and I still hear about it from people who are…
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Five Predictions: Michigan at Ohio State

What more needs to be said? We are smack dab in the middle of the best time of the year and the glory of Saturday afternoon is just a day away. I almost feel bad spoiling what is going to happen, but if you didn’t want to know you wouldn’t have clicked. You have been warned. 1. Jabrill Peppers will have at least seven touches. Michigan is going to need…
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How I See It — Michigan at Ohio State

As the world’s foremost authority on things that I know, and the world’s second-most foremost authority on things that I think I know (my wife is the world’s foremost authority on that), I thought it would be appropriate for me to share what I know — and what I think I know — about The Game. Having watched every game each of Ohio State and Michigan have played for over…
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Buckeye Football Notebook: ‘Our guys are better than your guys’

Everybody has a subject that they bristle at when it is brought up. For some Buckeyes, that subject has been impossible to avoid this week. It’s probably a good thing that the team only met with the media on Monday and has been on lockdown the rest of the week. That subject, of course, is Michigan football, and you can’t go anywhere in the city of Columbus this week without…