[ED:BiSB - The OP was not... good... but the article is worth a read. It discusses the financial trends of college football and the market forces that lead teams to make unpopular and/or dumb-ass scheduling decisions. MGoBlog is cited, as is John U. Bacon]
"You’d think that Michigan would want to eradicate every reminder that this game ever happened. Instead, at noon this Saturday on ESPN2, the Wolverines will give the world an occasion to remember that day of epic shame. Per a scheduling decision made by their athletic director, Dave Brandon, three years ago—which is to say, a decision made voluntarily rather than as a contractual obligation related to the original 2007 game—Michigan will once again open its season against the Appalachian State Mountaineers."