Why Are Rivalries So Intense?


Subject:
Sports , Football , College Sports

Description:
A description of the different reasons underlying college football rivalries. Includes a discussion of in-state rivalries (between public schools and between public and private schools), border wars ("schools in states adjacent to one another"), and trophy games (such as for the "Old Oaken Bucket, Paul Bunyan's ax or Bo Schembechler's hat"). Also includes a comment about the effect of Hurricane Katrina on the Bayou Classic, the annual game between Southern and Grambling State. From ESPN.

Creator:
Jones, Bomani

Publisher:
ESPN Internet Ventures

Language:
English

Source:
http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=jones/050902


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