Anything goes in Panthers-Mountaineers rivalry

From Tony Dorsett getting the boot to tremendous comebacks, the Backyard Brawl has seen it all.

Updated: November 23, 2005, 5:01 PM ET
By Joe Starkey | Special to ESPN.com

The way Johnny Majors remembers it, Tony Dorsett lost his cool only once during his magnificent career at Pitt.

Do we need to tell you it happened against West Virginia?

A lot of weird things happen when these two schools -- separated by just 75 miles -- hook up for their annual "Backyard Brawl," which plays out for the 98th time Thursday night (ESPN, 8 ET) in Morgantown, W.Va.

"It's like the Hatfields and the McCoys," Majors said. "I've been around a lot of great rivalries, ...

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