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  1. MSU highlights student attendance woes

    Brian Bennett

    How do you get students to fill up their sections at football games and stay for the duration? That's been a growing concern for schools around the nation and particularly in the Big Ten in recent years, and Saturday's Nebraska-Michigan State game...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  2. Should Rutgers cut ties with Ray Rice?

    Brian Bennett

    There is no escaping what has become the top sports story of the day: the release of video footage that shows Ray Rice attacking his then-fiancée in an elevator. There are many angles to this story, the most important of which concerns domes...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  3. Ohio State adds Bama transfer at center

    Brian Bennett

    When I visited Ohio State late in its spring practice session, coach Urban Meyer cited the offensive line "as a very big concern." That was no surprise, since the Buckeyes lost four starters off a group that had been the best offensive line in the...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  4. Top five Big Ten student sections

    Brian Bennett

    We're taking a look at attendance issues, and one concern many schools have is how to make sure students show up on a consistent basis. That got us thinking about which Big Ten schools have the best student sections for football. Here's our top fi...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  5. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    One more win, and it's on to the World Series. Al Borges doesn't want to run Devin Gardner a lot because of injury concerns, but the Michigan offensive coordinator may not have a choice, given how his running backs have played. Just what Michig...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  6. Video: Hope and Concern -- Purdue

    Brian Bennett

    Purdue's biggest reasons for hope and concern in 2013....

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  7. Video: Hope and concern, Iowa

    Brian Bennett

    Brian Bennett discusses Iowa's biggest reason for hope and concern in 2013....

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  8. Video: Hope and concern, Minnesota

    Brian Bennett

    Minnesota's biggest reasons for hope and concern in 2013....

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  9. Badgers' secondary depth takes another hit

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin's secondary, which was already a position facing some depth concerns this season, has suffered its second departure by a safety in about a week. Last week, redshirt freshman Reggie Mitchell -- who had practiced as the team's starting fre...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  10. Emails show B1G anger over recruit rules

    Brian Bennett

    We already knew that Big Ten coaches and athletic directors expressed serious concerns over proposed NCAA recruiting de-regulations, and that the NCAA eventually suspended those rules until it could be studied further. But thanks to some fine reporti...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  11. NCAA suspends new recruiting rules

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten was vocal in its concerns over some new recruiting rules passed by the NCAA, issuing a statement last month on behalf of coaches and athletic directors asking for those rules to be halted. Conference leaders will get their wish. The NC...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  12. B1G asks NCAA to table new recruiting rules

    Brian Bennett

    As we told you last week, many Big Ten coaches have serious concerns about the new NCAA recruiting rules which would allow virtually unlimited contact and mailings to high school prospects, among other changes. Now we know it's not just the coache...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  13. Huge red flags in Michigan State win

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State won on Saturday, which is the most important thing. But the way the Spartans got their 23-7 victory over Eastern Michigan hardly calmed any of the concerns that were raised in last week's loss to Notre Dame. To start with, Michigan ...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    I'm angling for an invitation to Nucky Thompson's next New Year's Eve party. Shoring up the offensive and defensive lines remains a major concern for Michigan. The Wolverines are starting to find some offensive options outside of Denard Robinson....

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  15. Illini impressive in Beckman's debut

    Brian Bennett

    There were concerns about the Illinois offense. There were concerns about Western Michigan, which played the Illini tough in Champaign last year. And there were concerns about the weather. Turns out there was little need to worry about Tim Beckman...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  16. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    I must admit, it's a little painful reading through the mailbag submissions these days. As you might imagine, the vast majority of questions/comments concern Penn State, and let's just say there's a lack of rationality and civil discourse in many ...

    Blog | August 09, 2012