Sport: Little Brown Jugglers

Ever since 1903 when an upstart University of Minnesota team, coached by Yaleman Henry L. Williams, startled a select circle of U.S. football fans by holding Fielding H. Yost's famed point-a-minute Michigan team to a 6-to-6 tie, Minnesota and Michigan have furnished the No. 1 collegiate rivalry of the Midwest: the struggle for the Little Brown Jug that served as a water jug that day.* Through the decades Minnesota, winner of eleven Big Ten titles, became famed for its powerful lines that looked—to opposing teams—like a nightmare of Primo Cameras; Michigan, winner of...

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