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What is at the core of a good rivalry?


If you had the chance to read my column in Tuesday's Spokesman-Review concerning the nature of rivalries, thanks for keeping me employed.

If you didn't, here's a link to it. But, hey, it's only 50 cents.

Anyhow, what's your feeling about rivalries? Where do they come from? How do you know what's real and what's a product of the hype machine? What's the status of Oregon and WSU? How about Idaho and Boise State? The SEC and the Pac-10?

If you have thoughts on the matter, just click the Comments link and start typing.

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