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  1. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    USMNT, let's do this. Big Ten Network president Mark Silverman discusses the network's East Coast cable distribution agreements. BTN will have an on-campus presence for the Penn State-Rutgers game in Piscataway, New Jersey. Rutgers adds a wide ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  2. Big Ten's lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's OK, these links don't bite. More on the Big Ten presidents' list of athlete welfare reforms here and here. A good piece from the Chicago Tribune on how Big Ten schools could afford to pay their athletes. From Tuesday night: bad news for Pen...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  3. Badgers' Shelton happy to grow up fast

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin cornerback Sojourn Shelton doesn't talk like a freshman or act like a freshman. Last season, he often didn't play like a freshman, recording four interceptions, three more than any other Badger, and a team-high seven pass breakups. One o...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  4. Badgers ride emotion into Sweet 16

    Adam Rittenberg

    MILWAUKEE -- The machine is consistent, reliable and unflappable. Bo Ryan's Wisconsin team operates on autopilot, humming along, a monotone of winning. But basketball games, particularly those in the NCAA tournament, require teams to respond to em...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  5. Badgers know they need to make a run

    Adam Rittenberg

    MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin players found themselves in a slightly awkward place Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, occupying the locker room belonging to their in-state rival, Marquette. Splashed across the gold-and-blue walls were names, num...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  6. Recapping B1G coaching changes for 2014

    Adam Rittenberg

    Non-Minnesota fans might have missed Friday's official announcement that Mike Sherels has been promoted to Gophers linebackers coach after serving on the team's recruiting staff. Sherels is the first new assistant Jerry Kill has hired in his Minnesot...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  7. B1G spring position breakdown: LB

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the linebackers. Illinois: The Illini lose an All-Big Ten player in Jonathan Brown but still have decent overall depth at linebacker. Mason Monheim ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  8. B1G spring position breakdown: OL

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the big uglies. Illinois: This is another group that appears to be in significantly better shape now than at the start of coach Tim Beckman's tenure...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  9. Shorthanded MSU can learn from Stanford

    Adam Rittenberg

    LOS ANGELES -- Michigan State's defense is preparing vigorously for Stanford's offense as well as for life without its leader, middle linebacker Max Bullough. Despite Bullough's shocking suspension, the standards haven't changed for the "Spartan D...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  10. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great weekend. Check out the full ESPN bowl schedule (with broadcast teams). Don't forget to follow us on Twitter if you aren't already. To the inbox ... Mike from Allentown, Pa., writes: Hey Adam, with all the talk about Penn ...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  11. Recent success drives Wildcats' recruiting

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern's recruiting wish list and sales pitch hasn't changed much in recent years. Head coach Pat Fitzgerald and his staff still seek a certain fit: an academically oriented player who clicks with the program's culture and recognizes the ben...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  12. Early look at Big Ten's free-agent signings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Only 22 Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2013 NFL draft, the league's lowest total in nearly two decades (it had 21 draftees in 1994). But as soon as the draft ended Saturday, the free-agent signings began. And there were plenty...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  13. Spring game preview: Michigan

    Adam Rittenberg

    Half of the Big Ten wraps up spring practice this weekend, and five squads are holding spring games/scrimmages that are open to the public. We're taking a look at each one. Up next: Michigan's Mott Spring Game presented by PNC Bank. When: Saturday...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  14. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Michigan State spring practice live blog kicks off at 1 p.m. ET -- be sure and follow along throughout the afternoon -- so the mailblog comes to you a little early. To your emails ... Ben from Chicago writes: I personally love the idea of a...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  15. Spring Q&A: Penn State's Bill O'Brien

    Adam Rittenberg

    The last time we saw Penn State, the Lions were celebrating a surprisingly strong finish to the 2012 season and saying farewell to a special senior class. Penn State since has turned the page and will begin spring practice Monday with a mix of famili...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  16. PSU enters spring with good depth, health

    Adam Rittenberg

    When the NCAA leveled severe sanctions against Penn State last summer and made it easy for players to transfer, roster depth became an immediate short-term concern. It almost certainly looked to be a long-term problem. How would Penn State fare wi...

    Blog | March 15, 2013