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New Hampshire at Maine, 2 p.m.

Black Bears, Wildcats renew rivalry in FCS playoffs

Their fierce, century-old rivalry has been waged through wind, rain, sleet and snow, through the Yankee Conference years, the Atlantic-10, and now the Colonial Athletic Association.

Annually, the treasured trophy to the victor is a framed 18th century flintlock rifle with a 43-inch barrel — courtesy of Falmouth, Maine native Ebenezer Nutting — the Brice-Cowell Musket paying homage to two early coaching legends.

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