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The Michigan Football Team Beat Rutgers 78–0. Did Wolverines Fans Get Bored?

The Michigan Football Team Beat Rutgers 78–0. Did Wolverines Fans Get Bored?

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Oct. 12 2016 1:35 PM
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Can a Game Be So Lopsided It’s Boring?

What Hang Up and Listen thought of the Michigan football team’s 78–0 win over Rutgers.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights quarterback Zach Allen (12) runs with the ball during the second half of their game against the Michigan Wolverines at High Points Solutions Stadium. Michigan defeated Rutgers 78-0.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights quarterback Zach Allen runs with the ball during the second half of their game against the Michigan Wolverines at High Points Solutions Stadium.

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In the Slate Plus bonus segment of Tuesday’s edition of Hang Up and Listen, hosts Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk with Michigan football fan and Slate writer Ben Mathis-Lilley about the Wolverines’ 78–0 win over Rutgers on Saturday night. How did it feel for Ben to watch his team post its biggest win since 1939? Did he get bored?

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