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  1. Report: UC wanted Meyer to lobby for ACC

    Adam Rittenberg

    How desperate is Cincinnati to get out of the Big East? The school asked one of its famous alums, who happens to coach Ohio State's football team, to lobby on its behalf and try to get in the ACC. Yes, we're talking about Urban Meyer. Meyer's n...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  2. Big Ten's biggest expansion gamble is itself

    Adam Rittenberg

    Maryland needs the Big Ten for money. Rutgers needs the Big Ten for the same reason, and also to escape the giant pit of quicksand known as the Big East. But every major transaction offers something for both parties, and the Big Ten needs Maryland...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  3. Nebraska turns 1 as a Big Ten member

    Adam Rittenberg

    Although Sunday didn't carry the historical significance in the Big Ten as it did in leagues like the Big 12, the SEC and the Big East, it did mark a milestone. Nebraska has now been in the Big Ten for a full year. The Huskers left the Big 12 for ...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  4. Big East lunchtime links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Back in Big East country -- figuratively, at least -- for another day. Here's what we're cooking up today: The performance of running back Savon Huggins headlines Rutgers' big questions entering the spring. New Scarlet Knights coach Kyle Flood...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  5. Big East lunchtime links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Greetings from the Midwest. Let's see what's happening around the Beast. South Florida player Boo Simon quits football after being diagnosed with epilepsy. The Bulls are working at an accelerated pace this spring. Pitt's new defense is similar ...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  6. A look at the Big Ten's replay numbers

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten pioneered the use of replay review in college football, so it's only fitting that we look at the system trends within the league. Following the lead of my colleagues in the Big 12, ACC and Big East, I reached out to the Big Ten to obta...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  7. Buckeyes to play UCF, not Cincy in 2012

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State has replaced Cincinnati with Central Florida on its 2012 schedule, the school announced Monday. The Buckeyes will host UCF on Sept. 8. Cincinnati approached Ohio State about making the change as the Big East had to shuffle its schedules...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  8. Tranghese: Big Ten could be big winner

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese is one of the nation's most respected voices on college sports. He's also extremely sharp and not afraid to speak his mind. Tranghese sounded off Monday with WFAN Radio in New York. He lit into the ACC f...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  9. Big Ten blog gets bigger and better

    Adam Rittenberg

    As you already know, the Big Ten blog has a new addition -- and a very good one. Please join me in welcoming Brian Bennett to the Big Ten blog. Brian has done an excellent job covering the Big East for the past three seasons, and he'll be a tremen...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's lunchtime. And link time. Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley remains in the mix for two Big East jobs, though he might not be the leading candidate at Pitt any more, Paul Zeise writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. A really good t...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  11. Big East: Officials correct in MSU-ND game

    Adam Rittenberg

    There's certainly more important news at Michigan State today, but the Big East has weighed in on the controversial end to Saturday night's Notre Dame-Michigan State game. As Michigan State lined up for what became the game-winning fake field goal...

    Blog | September 19, 2010
  12. Big East lunch links: Pitt's Sheard arrested

    Adam Rittenberg

    In the belly of the Beast. Bad news for Pitt, as star defensive end Jabaal Sheard has been indefinitely suspended following his arrest for assault this weekend, Paul Zeise writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Another USC player might be Big E...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  13. Big East lunchtime links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Hope my man Bennett is enjoying South Beach. Pittsburgh boasts the Big East's toughest nonconference schedule, while Rutgers and Syracuse take it easy, Matt Hayes writes in Sporting News. Despite the enthusiasm after Skip Holtz's hiring, South ...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  14. WVU's Luck talks realignment possibilities

    Adam Rittenberg

    I wonder how Oliver Luck must be feeling right now. He certainly picked a fascinating time to return to college athletics. Luck was formally introduced as West Virginia's new athletic director Monday at a time where the college sports landscape se...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Greetings from Big Ten country. Don't worry, I come in peace. According to The (Huntington) Herald-Dispatch, West Virginia has self-reported possible violations to the NCAA. Louisville will benefit if the expansion roller coaster starts to slow...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  16. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Any Big Ten fans in Boston? I might see you this weekend. Darnell from San Diego writes: With NY/NJ earning the Superbowl bid in 2014, do you see it feasible to stage the big game or even a BCS game in the Big House? More seats mean more more mone...

    Blog | May 28, 2010