Sport: Top Ten

While many another team across the nation can run up gaudy season records against in-and-out opposition, the schools of the rugged Big Ten are cursed by having to play one another Saturday after Saturday. The resulting won-lost marks are often unimposing, but by mid-November the fires of Big Ten competition annually forge a flock of tough, tenacious teams that can meet any squad in the land on even terms. Last week thrice-beaten Michigan State overturned Northwestern, 15-10, and thrice-beaten Illinois did the same to Wisconsin, 9-6, to throw the Big Ten race into a three-way tie, prove again that the league...

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