Hey, Spartans, why those long, upper-peninsula  faces? Pull yourself together lads and tell yourself things will be finer than Magic in 1979.

Losing a big game isn’t the worst thing to ever happen. Consider this: Spartan warriors from ancient times weren’t allowed to live with their wives until age 30.

There is absolutely zero-zilch-squat shame in losing to Alabama in last year’s semifinals of the College Football Playoff, the “Wonder Bread” of innovative post-season names.

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