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  1. How ISU's Jacob Gannon coped with anxiety and learned to love foo...

    Adam Rittenberg

    AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State's Jacob Gannon is like a lot of seniors preparing for their final games this weekend: nostalgic, reflective, grateful. During Senior Day last week, Gannon recalled all the memories he had at Jack Trice Stadium, including t...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  2. Michigan must ditch crutch of tradition

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan has made the difficult but correct decision to part with one of its own, a man who took the Wolverines' head-coaching job without discussing salary, who said he would have walked to Ann Arbor from San Diego for the gig. "Getting over the ...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  3. A year can change a lot in B1G landscape

    Adam Rittenberg

    Welcome to the Big Ten time machine. Watch your step and hop aboard. Sorry, Mr. Slive, no standby today. Every seat is taken. Passenger Delany in seat 1A, please stop ringing your call button. I told you we can't go back to Nov. 18, 2006. Yes, yes...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  4. What we learned in the Big Ten: Week 4

    Adam Rittenberg

    Five lessons from the week that was in Big Ten football. 1. The Big Ten can step up in key games: After two weeks of justified bashing, the Big Ten deserves some credit for bouncing back nicely in the last meaningful Saturday of nonconference play...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  5. Big Ten morning links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Three thoughts to kick off a fine Tuesday morning. The timing of Penn State's bowl ban being lifted coincides nicely with Saturday's trip to Rutgers. We knew the Scarlet Knights faithful would be geared up for Rutgers' Big Ten debut against the p...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  6. Michigan down, but not out

    Adam Rittenberg

    As Michigan's athletic director, Dave Brandon attends many events where Big Ten championship rings are displayed. He sees them on mantles and in plastic cases. He sees them on the fingers of former Wolverines players -- and not just the living ones. ...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  7. Michigan Wolverines fell, and now they're trying to get up

    Adam Rittenberg

    By Michigan's standards, it has been too long between Big Ten titles. The question is can it learn from its past to return to glory?

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  8. Big Ten morning links

    Adam Rittenberg

    I asked Doug Nussmeier on Sunday what he felt his role will be for Michigan this season. "Coach [Brady] Hoke brought me here to be the offensive coordinator and coach the quarterbacks," Nussmeier said. (Well, if this guy needs a stand-in, we kn...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  9. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Better Big Ten Bane: Braxton Miller or Shilique Calhoun? Iowa left tackle Brandon Scherff is drawing comparisons to former Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Hawkeyes players try to avoid talk about their seemingly favorable schedule. Okl...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  10. Preseason position preview: Offensive line

    Adam Rittenberg

    Certain position groups define certain leagues, and in the Big Ten, offensive line always will be one of those groups. The big uglies are typically a beautiful sight for many Big Ten fan bases, so we figured we would kick off our preseason position p...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  11. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Football, please get here. I can't stand watching Chicago baseball any more. Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen is open to a 10-game conference schedule. Michigan State tops the Big Ten's special teams rankings. MSU finishes second on CBSsports.com'...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  12. Scherff, Mostert on 'freaks' list

    Adam Rittenberg

    I returned home from California to find Phil Steele's college football preview magazine waiting for me. Today comes another indicator of the upcoming season: Bruce Feldman's annual "freaks" list. The list is what it sounds like: the freakiest athlete...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  13. Big Ten's lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Back from vacation. Nice to link up again. A good look at the real reasons behind the Big Ten's latest expansion. League commissioner Jim Delany might have hurt the NCAA in the O'Bannon case. Urban Meyer talks culture, moving past last season...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  14. Rudock the smart choice for Iowa at QB

    Adam Rittenberg

    IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Let's explore Jake Rudock's football smarts, shall we? You already know about the book smarts, at least if you've been paying attention. Anything written or said about Rudock notes that he's a brain. The Iowa junior quarterback ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  15. B1G numbers: Building the brand

    Adam Rittenberg

    After taking a look at the most recent database of revenues and expenses in college sports, we're putting the Big Ten under the microscope. Our four-part series continues today with a look at the revenue generated through branding initiatives like li...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  16. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy weekend to you. Follow us on Twitter. To the inbox ... Jared from Nebraska writes: As a big Husker fan, I was obviously excited to see Ameer Abdullah return for his senior season. My worry is though that he might not have as good of a yea...

    Blog | May 16, 2014