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Cotton Bowl Classic

MSU's Dantonio previews game: 'It runs through Oregon'

EAST LANSING, Mich. From all angles, Saturday evening towers above most maybe all gatherings at 92-year-old Spartan Stadium in the past half century. No. 7 Oregon (1-0) at No. 5 MSU (1-0) is the highest pairing of rankings, and the first top-10 meeting, since that 10-10 tie between No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Michigan State in 1966. It's likely to be the highest pairing of rankings in a cross-conference matchup this season. It's the winningest college football program of the 2010s (Oregon, with 60 wins this decade) against the sixth-winningest program of the 2010s (MSU, with a Big Ten-best 54). It's easily the biggest game of this week nationally and the Saturday home for...