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  1. NCAA board votes to allow autonomy for five power conferences

    Brian Bennett

    The power conferences in major college sports just got a little more powerful.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  2. B1G media days preview: Wisconsin

    Brian Bennett

    The SEC and ACC have already held their media days, the Big 12 is wrapping up, and the Pac-12 is on deck. Don't worry, the Big Ten gets its day(s) in the sun next week. To get you more than ready, we've been looking at three questions each team wi...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  3. NCAA plan could give major conferences more authority on own issu...

    Brian Bennett

    The NCAA Division I Board of Directors endorsed a plan on Thursday that would change the way college sports is governed and give the five major conferences the authority to make many of their own rules.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  4. Nonconference primer: Michigan

    Brian Bennett

    The 2013 season will be upon us before you know it -- just nine weeks from today until kickoff. With that in mind, we're taking a page out of the Pac-12 and Big 12 blogs' playbooks and offering you a primer on each Big Ten team's nonconference oppone...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  5. Nonconference primer: Minnesota

    Brian Bennett

    The 2013 season will be upon us before you know it -- just nine weeks from tomorrow until kickoff. With that in mind, we're taking a page out of the Pac-12 and Big 12 blogs' playbooks and offering you a primer on each Big Ten team's nonconference opp...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  6. Is Big Ten West really the new Big 12 North?

    Brian Bennett

    Since news of the Big Ten division realignment first broke, some Nebraska fans have fretted that they are entering a new Big 12 North. The comparisons at first glance seem valid. Michigan and Ohio State seemed poised to dominate the league from th...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  7. Nebraska Cornhuskers, Colorado Buffaloes to renew rivalry in 2018...

    Brian Bennett

    Former Big Eight and Big 12 rivals Nebraska and Colorado have agreed to play each other again in a new home-and-home series beginning in 2018.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  8. Best and worst of 2012: Minnesota

    Brian Bennett

    We're borrowing an idea from the Big 12 blog and starting a new series today breaking down the best and worst moments of the season for each Big Ten team. Let's begin with the Minnesota Golden Gophers: Best moment: Getting bowl eligible The Gop...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  9. Instant analysis: Michigan State 17, TCU 16

    Brian Bennett

    Pretty much everybody thought the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl would be a low-scoring game, given the two outstanding defenses and the, uh, challenges facing the offenses. TCU and Michigan State lived up -- or down, depending on your point of view -- to e...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  10. Pregame: Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State (6-6, 3-5 Big Ten) vs. TCU (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) WHO TO WATCH: Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell. The 6-foot-2, 244-pound junior has carried the Spartans offense at times this season. He ranks third in the country in average yard...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  11. Big Ten, power conferences to get richer

    Brian Bennett

    Forget about the prospect of superconferences in the future. They're already here -- at least in terms of money. Colleague Brett McMurphy reports that the five so-called power leagues -- the Big Ten, SEC, Pac-12, Big 12 and (for some reason) the A...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  12. Ohio State Buckeyes, Texas Longhorns set home-and-home series

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State and Texas will play a home-and-home series in 2022 and 2023, the schools announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  13. Nebraska defense tries to stop the bleeding

    Brian Bennett

    In 2009 and 2010, Bo Pelini's Nebraska defenses were regarded as some of the very best in the nation. Even playing in the wide-open Big 12, the Cornhuskers controlled the action with their defense. They allowed fewer points per game than anybody i...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  14. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Time for your final mailbag of the week. Hope everybody has a great weekend! Charles in New Jersey writes: Andrea, I see that the Blue Ribbon preseason rankings have WVU at second in the Big 12. Given that the majority of their Big East games last...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  15. Big East mailblog: Outrage!

    Brian Bennett

    Lots of angry readers this week. Was it something I said? Michael in Louisville writes: Andrea your last post is garbage. You are making assumptions on things that have not even been decided yet. You are making the SEC/Big 12 game another top bowl...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  16. Q&A: Interim commissioner Joe Bailey

    Brian Bennett

    I had a chance to catch up with Big East interim commissioner Joe Bailey on Wednesday to get his thoughts on the future four-team playoff and where the Big East fits into the picture. Here is what he said. How does the future four-team playoff imp...

    Blog | June 27, 2012