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  1. Big Ten announces sites for football title game, basketball tourn...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten soon will have a larger East Coast presence, but it is keeping most of its major events in the Midwest.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    College basketball season is over in the state of Michigan, but the party continues in Wisconsin. Ready for some spring football links? Here ya go ... Great news: Indiana WR Isaac Griffith is back in school and soon could return to the footbal...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  3. B1G ADs know committee has tough task

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Two years ago, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith chaired the NCAA men's basketball tournament selection committee and had to explain why UAB made it into the field and Alabama did not. Telling Alabama's basketball team it missed o...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  4. B1G spring meetings Day 1 notes

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- The Big Ten's annual joint group meetings are under way as men's basketball coaches, athletic directors and others gathered Monday afternoon. The portion of the ADs' meetings most relevant to the Big Ten football blog take place Tuesday...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  5. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The men's college basketball season is over and the Big Ten's title drought continues, but spring football marches onward. Link time ... Jack Hoffman's story has captured the nation after his touchdown run at Nebraska's spring game. Coach Bo P...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  6. Rutgers mess won't impact Big Ten move

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany released a statement Friday about the messy situation at future league member Rutgers, which has fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice and accepted the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti in the wake of vide...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  7. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Great basketball on tap this week, and we're getting closer to the first set of Big Ten spring games. To the mail ... Ethan from Hershey, Pa., writes: As a PSU fan, I'm really looking forward to renewing our rivalry with Maryland. When the B1G ...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  8. Dayne edges Brees to advance to final

    Adam Rittenberg

    You'll have to wait until Sunday to learn the complete Final Four in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. We won't test your patience that much with the Big Ten players tournament, which features top performers from the past 15 seasons. O...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  9. Randle El upsets Smith to advance

    Adam Rittenberg

    On a sports day made famous for incredible upsets in the NCAA basketball tournament, we have a surprise to share in our own Big Ten players tournament. Indiana quarterback Antwaan Randle El, the No. 7 seed, knocked off No. 2 seed Troy Smith, the O...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  10. Big Ten players tournament, Game 2

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NCAA men's basketball tournament tips off tonight in Dayton, Ohio, but the Big Ten players tournament is already off and running. It's time to look at the second of four first-round matchups between Big Ten standouts from the past 15 seasons. As ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  11. Badgers' Herring makes Bo Ryan pay

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema might want to pick up the tab the next time he and Badgers' men's basketball coach Bo Ryan share a meal. Ryan is a little poorer today, but for a very good cause, and one of Bielema's players is a big reason why. Ry...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  12. Jerry Kill seeks fast facilities upgrade

    Adam Rittenberg

    Norwood Teague's fundraising success at VCU was one of the biggest reasons he landed the job as Minnesota's athletic director. Last year, Teague launched a campaign to build a $10 million practice facility for men's and women's basketball. According ...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  13. B1G ADs: Playoff will bring more tumult

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith has chaired the NCAA basketball tournament selection committee, so he knows a thing or two about difficult decisions and fan backlash. While a four-team playoff in college football will please mos...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  14. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Mail time. Let's do this. Joel from Bismarck, N.D., writes: Last fall I seem to remember you saying that the league parity hurt its national perception. When it came to B1G basketball, however, it seemed analysts were touting its parity as an ex...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  15. Personnel nuggets from Badgers' Bielema

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin kicked off spring practice late last week, but with most of the team's media corps in Boston for the NCAA basketball tournament, head coach Bret Bielema held a news conference Monday during which he touched on several topics. He addresse...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  16. B1G programs among most profitable

    Adam Rittenberg

    While the Big Ten hasn't secured a national championship in football or men's basketball in nearly a decade, the league isn't lacking for financial resources. The Business of College Sports blog recently broke down the 2010-11 net income for each ...

    Blog | March 22, 2012