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  1. B1G bowl opponent primer: LSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    This week, we're taking a deeper dive into each of the Big Ten's upcoming bowl opponents. Up next: Les Miles' LSU Tigers, who face Iowa in the Outback Bowl. Let's get started ... OUTBACK BOWL No. 16 LSU (9-3) vs. Iowa (8-4) Tampa, 1 p.m. ET J...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  2. Big Ten in the latest polls

    Adam Rittenberg

    We'll have the most recent BCS standings and the Big Ten implications later today, but it's time to check the latest polls. Associated Press No. 4 Ohio State No. 22 Wisconsin No. 23 Michigan No. 24 Michigan State Others receiving votes: ...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  3. Big Ten chat: today at 4 p.m. ET

    Adam Rittenberg

    You don't have to wait until Thursday to talk Big Ten football with yours truly. Consider yourself lucky. My chat moves up a day and will take place this afternoon at 4 p.m. ET. Have thoughts on Week 9? The stretch run? Player-of-the-year races? H...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  4. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 7

    Adam Rittenberg

    The most perfect moment of my week occurred at 1:38 a.m. Thursday, as we welcomed our son into the world. It's the greatest feeling the world, as you parents out there know. Even an 0-4 showing in the Big Ten picks wouldn't have wiped the smile off ...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  5. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 4

    Adam Rittenberg

    Four weeks into the season, and it's still neck and neck. Brian Bennett and I differed on two predictions in Week 3, each getting one right and whiffing on the other. There weren't too many surprises around the conference. WEEK 4/SEASON RECORD ...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  6. Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 4

    Adam Rittenberg

    Remember two weeks ago when we were debating Ohio State versus Michigan as the Big Ten's top team? Well, the Buckeyes have created some separation from Michigan and the rest of the league with two dominant offensive performances. Michigan, meanwhile,...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  7. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Week 4 is hours away. Follow us throughout the day on the blog for all your Big Ten coverage needs. Don't forget: Twitter. To the inbox ... Mike K. from Boston writes: The list of host cities that ESPN reported as bidding for the 2016 and 20...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  8. Wisconsin Badgers spring wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    2012 record: 8-6 2012 conference record: 4-4 (third in Leaders Division, Big Ten champions) Returning starters Offense: 8; defense: 7; kicker/punter: 2 Top returners LB Chris Borland, S Dezmen Southward, LB Ethan Armstrong, RB James Wh...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  9. Spring Q&A: Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten spring football is finally in full swing as Iowa on Wednesday became the 12th and final league team to hit the practice field. The return to the gridiron can't come a moment too soon for the Hawkeyes, who went 4-8 in 2012, their worst record ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  10. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Your questions, my answers ... CardFanDan from Louisville, Ky., writes: The BIG's (10+4) proposal to move to 10 league games only serves to make the conference more insular and gives the playoff committee little by which to evaluate a team other t...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  11. Pregame: Gator Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Mississippi State (8-4, 4-4 SEC) vs. Northwestern (9-3, 5-3 Big Ten) WHO TO WATCH: Northwestern running back Venric Mark. A year ago, Mark was a nonfactor at receiver. Now he's an All-American because of his explosiveness both as a running back an...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  12. B1G bowl primer: Gator Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our snapshots of each bowl game featuring a Big Ten team wraps up with ... TAXSLAYER.COM GATOR BOWL Northwestern (9-3) vs. Mississippi State (8-4) Where: EverBank Field; Jacksonville, Fla. When: Jan. 1, noon ET TV: ESPN2 About No...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  13. B1G bowl primer: Outback Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our snapshots of each bowl game featuring a Big Ten team continues. OUTBACK BOWL Michigan (8-4) vs. South Carolina (10-2) Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa When: Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET TV: ESPN About Michigan: After an 11-2 record and ...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  14. O'Brien's agent: Coach committed to PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's a good night for Bill O'Brien and Penn State fans. O'Brien swept both Big Ten Coach of the Year awards after guiding the Lions to an 8-4 record in his first season as a head coach. And O'Brien's agent tells colleague Darren Rovell that O'Brie...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  15. Maryland regents approve Big Ten move

    Adam Rittenberg

    The University of Maryland Board of Regents unanimously approved a move to the Big Ten on Monday, a source tells ESPN colleague Brett McMurphy. An official announcement is expected at 4 p.m. ET at the school's campus in College Park, Md. Maryla...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  16. Previewing the Big Ten afternoon games

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's take a quick look at the three games kicking off at 3:30 p.m. ET: Nebraska (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) at Northwestern (6-1, 2-1), ABC regional/ESPN2: Nebraska makes its first trip to Evanston since 1931, when Al Capone was on hand to see the Wildcat...

    Blog | October 20, 2012