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Eastern Washington ripped off in rivalry rights


Last updated 10/26/2017 at 10:09am

It was announced back shortly after the huge 48-41 win over Grizzlies, that Eastern Washington University football would not play the University of Montana every year from now on due to new rivalry rights with the University of Idaho entering the Big Sky. The Eagles will now be playing Idaho and Portland State every year instead of the annual Griz game.

To give a comparison, the competition with Montana dates back to 1938, while the Eagles have been playing PSU since 1968.

The root of the problem is that protecting Portland State University over Montana as a rival just makes no sense at a...

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