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  1. Big Ten Heisman watch: Week 6

    Brian Bennett

    Let us now have a small moment of silence for Le'Veon Bell's 2012 Heisman Trophy campaign. The campaign was born on Aug. 31 (when Bell ran for 210 yards and had 55 receiving yards against Boise State), fell ill on Sept. 15 (just 77 rushing yards i...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  2. Big Ten schedules need an upgrade

    Brian Bennett

    Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans didn't make a huge deal out of beating Boise State on Friday night. They know there is still a long way to go in a season for which they have high aspirations. Still, Michigan State did something that ...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  3. Big Ten weekend rewind: Week 1

    Brian Bennett

    The first week is in the books. And that means it's time for our first weekend rewind of the season. Team of the week: Michigan State. The Spartans' 17-13 win over Boise State wasn't a thing of beauty. They turned the ball over four times, committ...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  4. Bell toils in huge way for Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- It's a time-honored tradition in the Big Ten that you win with defense, big tight ends and a bell cow at running back. No. 13 Michigan State didn't have much more going for it than those three principles in Friday night's 17...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  5. Boise State-Michigan State pregame

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Greetings from Spartan Stadium, where No. 13 Michigan State is hosting No. 24 Boise State in one of the best games of opening weekend. I've been looking forward to this one for a long time. Adam and I have both picked the Sp...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  6. Spartans look to join Boise State as powers

    Brian Bennett

    A nationally ranked team opens the season Friday night in prime time in East Lansing. Though the team must break in a new quarterback, its status as a college football power is not much in dispute, as evidenced in part by a big win over Georgia last ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  7. A few more Big East notes

    Brian Bennett

    Here are a few more Big East notes from media day, courtesy of associate commissioner Nick Carparelli. 1. I have gotten a lot of questions about how the Big East intends to distribute all the money that it will receive from outgoing programs West ...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  8. Big Ten fall practice start dates

    Brian Bennett

    Are you ready for some football (practice)? We're exactly one month from the first game featuring a Big Ten team (Michigan State vs. Boise State), and there will be actual, honest-to-goodness football practice beginning as soon as this week. God b...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  9. Schedule analysis: Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State opens its season in exactly six weeks. (Pause for applause). While the opener against Boise State is a big one, we're here to analyze the Spartans' entire 2012 season as part of our ongoing series looking at each Big Ten's slate this f...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  10. Big East mailblog: Whiner!

    Brian Bennett

    Today, I apparently am defending the Big East too much. So do I love the league or hate the league? Depends on your perspective. Greg Bowron in Indianapolis writes: Great. Another whiner/hater. Are you a moron, too? Comparable schedule? Look ag...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  11. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    With the July 4 holiday set for Wednesday, I am moving the Big East mailblog up a day. Please do enjoy ... Parker Binion in Houston writes: Andrea, I had been impressed with your coverage of the Big East. Until I read your sarcastic article about ...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  12. Early Week 1 preview: Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    We're getting close to the Fourth of July, though you can't be blamed for daydreaming about Labor Day weekend and the start of college football. We're here to whet your appetite with an early look at each Big Ten team's opening opponent. Today we tur...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  13. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Welcome to your midweek mailblog. What is on your minds? Jake in Elmont, N.Y., writes: The Tom Savage situation has to be the most unfortunate I have ever seen regarding a player's decision making. If he would have stuck it out at Rutgers, he woul...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  14. Big East division fun!

    Brian Bennett

    We still have no idea how the Big East is going to form divisions when new members join the conference for the 2013 season. But coming up with various ideas and opinions was one big topic at the Big East spring meetings last week. Among the ideas ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  15. Boise State, San Diego State reaffirm pledge

    Brian Bennett

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Everybody ready to sit beside the campfire and sing kumbaya? The message out of the Big East spring meetings Monday was one of love and devotion to each other. There was no other message to send, really, not after the tu...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  16. Notes from interim commish Joe Bailey

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East just wrapped up a media conference call with interim commissioner Joe Bailey. He has been on the job for only three days so he did not have answers to several questions, but did his best to explain his role and gave specific thoughts to ...

    Blog | May 09, 2012