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  1. Notre Dame Fighting Irish can get right back in the College Footb...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Notre Dame joined a growing and impressive club of one-loss teams that all harbor playoff hopes. Much like Oregon, TCU, Georgia, Alabama and Michigan State before them, the Fighting Irish must rise to the challenge and keep their hopes of contention on course.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2014
  2. MSU needs to stop beating itself

    Adam Rittenberg

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The end result, which is all that matters, looked dishearteningly similar for Michigan State. Stop me if you'd heard it before: an impressive (yet takeaway-less) defensive performance wasted, a smattering of special-teams short...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  3. Michigan, Notre Dame recruiting rivalry dead long before the on-f...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Notre Dame used to be the team grabbing all the top recruiting in the fertile Midwest, but since Brady Hoke and Brian Kelly showed up on the scene, Michigan has become Notre Dame.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  4. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    I labored to put these links together. Get it? Get it? Enjoy the holiday. The Big Ten had an underwehlming Week 1 showing, Scott Dochterman writes. Tom Dienhart recaps Week 1 here and here and updates his B1G power rankings. More Big Ten Week 1 r...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  5. Nonconference primer: Purdue

    Adam Rittenberg

    It has been a long wait, but the 2013 season is less than two months away. To get you geared up, we're taking a closer look at the list of nonconference opponents on each Big Ten team's slate this fall. Purdue is next. Cincinnati, Aug. 31 (road...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  6. Bo Pelini is B1G's quiet Twitter king

    Adam Rittenberg

    If you're not following Bennett and me on Twitter, you're really missing out. Seriously. Get on board. We tweet a lot of good information, and this past weekend, we eclipsed the 85,000-follower mark (not that I check religiously or anything). Whil...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  7. How the B1G coaches voted in final poll

    Adam Rittenberg

    The final regular-season polls are out, including the coaches' poll, which on Sunday revealed the final ballots from 59 FBS head coaches. Six Big Ten coaches voted in this year's poll: Illinois' Tim Beckman, Wisconsin's Bret Bielema, Michigan Stat...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  8. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a happy Week 4 ... Nate from York, Pa., writes: This may sound crazy, but do you think that Badgers QB O'Brien from Wisconsin is having any regrets about not taking advantage of his opportunity to play at Penn State? He couldn't have s...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  9. Video: Michigan, Notre Dame renew rivalry

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan looks to beat Notre Dame for the fourth straight year under the lights in South Bend on Saturday (7:30 p.m. ET, NBC)....

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  10. Denard Robinson is ... ND's nightmare

    Adam Rittenberg

    Notre Dame has the perfect record, the home crowd, the prime-time stage and the more complete team, not to mention three years of frustrating losses as fuel. Brian Kelly's squad is all set up to finally take down No. 18 Michigan. There's only o...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  11. It's game day at Spartan Stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Welcome to Sparta. The Big Ten's featured matchup of the day takes place tonight as No. 10 Michigan State hosts No. 20 Notre Dame. The Spartans aim for their third consecutive home win against the Fighting Irish, and their 1...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  12. What to watch in the Big Ten: Week 3

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ten items to track as you ingest a 12-pack of games involving Big Ten teams Saturday. 1. The green flag: After the Big Ten's Week 2 disaster, Michigan State is the league's only legitimate hope for a national title run. Coach Mark Dantonio wisely ...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  13. Best Case/Worst Case: Purdue

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're winding down the best case/worst case series, which we know you've enjoyed tremendously. As a reminder, these are by no means predictions for the season. They are meant to illustrate the realistic potential highs and lows for a team's season...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  14. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Have a good weekend. Big Ten media days only three weeks away. Jason from Columbus, Ohio, writes: Of course....they would decide on a playoff now that Jim Tressel is gone. One thing I always gave Tressel credit for was his ability to make the t...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  15. How impactful are B1G-Notre Dame games?

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's Blue Ribbon week here at, and each blogger is picking an impact game(s) that affects the league he or she covers. In case you missed my picks, check 'em out for both the Leaders Division and Legends Division. Colleague Matt Fortuna, ...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  16. B1G to face eight repeat foes in non-con

    Adam Rittenberg

    Thanks to reader Erik from Waco, Texas, for inspiring this post. He writes: Adam, there are seven teams matched up in two or more games against Big Ten opponents this season: Syracuse, Northern Iowa, Central Michigan, Navy, Massachusetts, Notre D...

    Blog | June 11, 2012