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  1. Air Force adds to Michigan's tough '12 slate

    Adam Rittenberg

    Brady Hoke had better buckle up in 2012. Michigan's schedule will put its new coach and his players to the test that fall. The Wolverines announced Friday that they'll face Air Force in the 2012 home opener, to be played on Sept. 8 at Michigan ...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  2. Excitement builds for new Gophers stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg TCF Bank Stadium features all the bells and whistles: A football-shaped locker room that measures 60 yards by 25 yards; the third-largest scoreboard in college football, 37 private suites, 350 LCD televisions, ...

    Blog | September 09, 2009
  3. Five nonconference games to fear in the Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg For the most part, BCS teams structure their nonconference schedules to satisfy two objectives: revenue and a better overall record. There are several marquee nonleague matchups in the Big Ten this season, but...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  4. Ranking the Big Ten nonconference schedules

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg If you haven't noticed, scheduling is the theme around this week. My colleagues have examined the decline of marquee nonleague games and the money-driven formula that goes into scheduling. Now it&...

    Blog | June 10, 2009
  5. Gophers must reverse trend and finish strong

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg For the last decade or so, Minnesota has had the luxury of being able to pile up early wins and still reach bowl games despite late-season slides. Since 1998, the Gophers own a 46-29 record in games played bef...

    Blog | June 04, 2009
  6. Legendary Gophers broadcaster to make brief return for opener

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Legendary Minnesota broadcaster Ray Christensen will return to the booth to call a series during the Gophers' first game at the new TCF Bank Stadium this fall. Christensen, who has called approximately 510...

    Blog | May 15, 2009
  7. Big Ten prime-time TV schedule released

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Big Ten has released its 2009 TV schedule for prime-time football games, which features 14 contests during the first eight weeks of the season. As stated last week, the Big Ten has a policy preventing conf...

    Blog | April 15, 2009
  8. Early schedule snapshot: Minnesota

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Scheduling has kept Minnesota busy during the offseason. Here's what the Golden Gophers will face this fall. NONCONFERENCE SCHEDULE Sept. 5 at Syracuse Sept. 12 Air Force Sept. 19 California Nov. ...

    Blog | February 10, 2009
  9. Minnesota announces USC series, future dates

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg One of the biggest knocks on former Minnesota head coach Glen Mason was his approach to nonconference scheduling. The Golden Gophers repeatedly breezed through one-ply Septembers befo...

    Blog | January 23, 2009
  10. Big Ten Friday Mailbag

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Happy Friday to all. Let's see what's on your mind. Adam from Phoenix writes: The 2008 Buckeyes look similar to the 2005 Buckeyes. 1.Tressel does not know who to play at quarterback: 2005 - Zwick/Smith &...

    Blog | September 19, 2008
  11. Spartans defense is prepared for Cal's Best

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg There weren't many ohs and ahs in the film room as Justin Kershaw and his fellow Michigan State defenders watched Cal's dynamic running back Jahvid Best. The Spartans had seen this movie before. Every day in pract...

    Blog | August 28, 2008
  12. Around the non-BCS conferences and independents

    Adam Rittenberg

    From Boise State's search for a quarterback to Troy's offensive stability to Fresno State's schedule shuffle, Adam Rittenberg has the latest spring news.

    SpecialFeature | April 07, 2008
  13. Air Force focuses on defense in spring practices

    Adam Rittenberg

    Air Force coach Troy Calhoun is known as an offensive guru -- but he's got his eye on the other side of the ball this spring. Adam Rittenberg catches up with Air Force and other non-BCS automatic bid conference members.

    SpecialFeature | March 04, 2008
  14. Spring offers promise of Notre Dame recovery, BYU breakthrough

    Adam Rittenberg

    Take a quick look at the position battles, coaching changes and other key factors to pay attention to during spring practices from Notre Dame to the Mountain West and WAC.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2008
  15. Brennan, Smith highlight non-BCS seasons

    Adam Rittenberg

    Hawaii's Colt Brennan and UCF's Kevin Smith highlight the year-end wrap-up of the non-BCS leagues, writes Adam Rittenberg.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2007
  16. Hawaii hopes stretch run boosts schedule strength

    Adam Rittenberg

    The BCS computer rankings haven't been kind to Hawaii, but a tough closing stretch should give the Warriors a boost. That's just one of the topics covered in the non-BCS notebook.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2007