Why Michigan’s 42–27 Victory over Ohio State Gives Me Hope for Humanity

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My first year at Michigan, 1969, was also Bo Schembechler’s first year coaching football on that campus.

By that time, the two rival schools had been competing on the college gridiron for well over half a century.

The year before, in 1968, Ohio State had beaten Michigan by a score of 50–14. Michigan’s coach resigned…