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By David J. Marmins,Steven K. Feit

 they're referred to as “cupcake games”—lower department groups receives a commission to go back and forth to school soccer Meccas the place the hosts make a pleasant cash in on an additional video game. On September 1, 2007, the college of Michigan Wolverines, with extra wins than any staff in background, hosted the Appalachian nation Mountaineers from Boone, North Carolina, within the first such video game at Michigan Stadium, the biggest stadium within the country.
App nation was once no cupcake. trainer Jerry Moore, within the spirit of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey workforce and different memorable underdogs, assembled his staff with issues in mind—speed and character—and conditioned them to the verge of collapse. “We’re fixin’ to surprise ’em,” he shouted at perform, within the locker room, on the dinner desk. This e-book tells the interior tale of Moore’s mythical crew and the Mountaineers’ ancient win.

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