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  1. Poll: Big Ten's third playoff candidate

    Adam Rittenberg

    The playoff era is here in college football, so feel free to do somersaults and backflips (no lawsuits if you get hurt). We're previewing the playoff and its top contenders today, and if you'd like to chat with Mark Schlabach, Brett McMurphy and Brad...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  2. UW's Alvarez talks playoff procedures

    Adam Rittenberg

    All the chatter about SEC schedule models and stolen crab legs overshadowed some important news about the upcoming College Football Playoff, especially how the selection committee will pick the top four teams. Colleague Brett McMurphy has a helpful p...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  3. Al Golden won't be next Penn State coach

    Adam Rittenberg

    Al Golden won't be returning to Penn State after all. Golden on Sunday reaffirmed his commitment to Miami a day after meeting with Penn State's search committee, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy. Several media outlets reported that Golden, a f...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  4. Poll: AD to rep B1G on Playoff committee

    Adam Rittenberg

    Everyone wants to know who will serve on the College Football Playoff selection committee. Well, colleague Brett McMurphy has provided a clue. He reported Wednesday that current FBS athletic directors will be part of the committee. Current conference...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  5. Rutgers makes historic AD hire in Hermann

    Adam Rittenberg

    Rutgers is hiring Louisville's Julie Hermann as its next athletic director, colleague Brett McMurphy reports. The Star-Ledger first reported Hermann's hiring, and an official announcement is expected later Wednesday. Hermann, who currently serves ...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  6. Big Ten's Super Bowl XLVII connections

    Adam Rittenberg

    As colleague Brett McMurphy tweeted earlier today, the SEC leads all conferences with 23 players on the two Super Bowl rosters (based on 2012 conference membership). But the Big Ten isn't too far behind. The San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Raven...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  7. Sources: Wisconsin to hire Gary Andersen

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin has its next football coach in Utah State's Gary Andersen. Sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy that Wisconsin will hire Andersen to lead its football program. The hire won't be official until Thursday, as Wisconsin requires a two-week wai...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  8. Sources: Purdue hires Hazell as coach

    Adam Rittenberg

    Kent State's Darell Hazell has accepted the head-coaching position at Purdue, sources tell ESPN colleague Brett McMurphy. Purdue turned its attention to Hazell, a former Ohio State assistant, after interviewing Cincinnati coach Butch Jones on Sund...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  9. 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
  10. Midwest shut out for first playoff finale

    Adam Rittenberg

    Most of us saw this coming, but the first championship game in the playoff era won't take place in Big Ten country. Colleague Brett McMurphy reports today that six cities are under consideration to host the title game on Jan. 12, 2015 -- and all s...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  11. More B1G teams possible in Orange Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Orange Bowl has featured a Big Ten team only six times in its 78-year history, but that soon could change. Colleague Brett McMurphy reported Monday night that the Orange Bowl and the ACC are finalizing a deal that would pair the ACC champion a...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Making sure you get served every day. Coverage of an emotional week in State College here and here and here. Bowl eligibility might be getting tougher, resulting in better games, Brett McMurphy writes. Urban Meyer reportedly completes his Ohi...

    Blog | January 26, 2012