Here's where to find all of the collegiate bowl games leading up to the Jan. 7 BCS Championship.
It's the most wonderful time of the year for college football fans: Bowl season! The 2012 Division I Football Bowl Subdivision bowl game schedule has been under way since Dec. 15, when Arizona edged Nevada in the New Mexico Bowl and Utah State routed Toledo in the Potato Bowl. Twelve games remain on tap through the Jan. 7 National Championship between Notre Dame and Alabama. The Pound! Bar & Grill will be open, with drink and food specials for those die hard football fans. Other great places to see the game include Champ's Pub and Buffalo Wild Wings in Green Oak Village Place Mall.
Willis Ward, a University of Michigan football player in the 1930's, will be honored by his school for the first time on Saturday.
Not many 8-year-olds recognize injustice when they see it, and fewer still decide to stand up and do something about it. This is not the case with Genna Urbain, an 8-year-old third-grader at Hilton Elementary, when she saw the documentary Black and Blue, a story about Willis Ward, an African-American University of Michigan football player who was benched on Oct. 20, 1934, when Georgia Tech refused to play football if Ward was allowed to take the field. Not only was he benched for that game, Ward was barred from the stadium, as well. It was the only time in school history that a player was benched because of his race. Genna decided instantly that the whole situation was unfair to Ward, especially since he has never been honored by the …