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Sometimes there’s a thin line between cheering and hate.

I was reminded of this last Saturday night, when I watched what passed for the Michigan-Alabama game with some Michigan State fans who claimed they were rooting for the Wolverines. You know—Big Ten pride and all.

But if they were, they weren’t putting much into it. As one of the Spartans explained to me: “If they get creamed, I won’t cry about it.”

Michigan got creamed. My friend didn’t cry about it.