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The Big Ten needs a Valiant bowl season

As the Big Ten battles the perception of obsolescence, this bowl season will be a pivotal test. Story

Updated: December 11, 2008, 3:37 PM ET
By Michael Weinreb | Special to Page 2

The first car I remember riding in on a regular basis was a Plymouth Valiant. It was a hideous-looking automobile, roughly the color of a pumpernickel bagel, with an AM-only radio and bench seats that could have accommodated the population of several Caribbean islands. I was a small child, and this car possessed an oafish charm. It was plodding but effective.

I've been thinking about that car a lot lately, as the American auto industry teeters on the verge of extinction. But I also ...

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