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  1. Big Ten viewer's guide: Week 10

    Brian Bennett

    November is almost here, and that means it's time for the championship push in the Big Ten. While there are no games between ranked teams this weekend, there are some contests that could separate pretenders from contenders. Here's a look at what's...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  2. For Spartans, a golden time to be green

    Brian Bennett

    Everybody is breathlessly anticipating the huge Big Ten showdown between Ohio State and Michigan State on Nov. 8. But first, the Spartans must make sure they don't overlook their last game before that matchup: Saturday's contest against Michigan....

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  3. Nebraska Cornhuskers ban Avery Moss from campus for year

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska sophomore defensive end Avery Moss won't play for the Huskers in 2014 and has received a one-year ban from campus stemming from a public indecency conviction, the Omaha World-Herald reported Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2014
  4. Big Ten bowl picks rewind

    Brian Bennett

    I won the regular season picks contest by a mere one game. Adam Rittenberg tied up the overall race by correctly picking Michigan State in the Big Ten championship game. That meant we were all tied up at 80-17 heading into the bowls. The postseaso...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  5. LSU-Wisconsin at Lambeau nearly official

    Brian Bennett

    The 2016 LSU-Wisconsin game at Lambeau Field could become official on Friday, when the University of Wisconsin board of regents is expected on to approve a contract for the contest. The game has been in the works for months, and the two school...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  6. Big Ten homecoming kick times announced

    Brian Bennett

    College football begins in fewer than 100 days, and now we have some more kickoff times announced for Big Ten games. The league has announced times for several 2013 homecoming contests around the league. Here are the new announced homecoming kicko...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  7. Suh sacks Randle El, moves into final

    Brian Bennett

    It was often no contest when Ndamukong Suh lined up against an opposing offensive lineman while at Nebraska. And Suh also had little trouble dispatching former Indiana star Antwaan Randle El in our Big Ten players tournament semifinal. Suh is look...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  8. B1G players in NFL championship weekend

    Brian Bennett

    My favorite weekend of the NFL season is upon us. I love the conference championship games, as we get two thrilling contests with none of the silliness that Super Bowl weekend brings. (And as a side note, I think the upcoming college football semifin...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  9. Best and worst of Big Ten bowl season

    Brian Bennett

    As we continue to put a bow on the Big Ten's bowl season, here are some superlatives from the league's seven postseason contests: Best game: I picked the Outback Bowl as my favorite matchup before the postseason began, and Michigan and South Carol...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  10. Previewing the Big Ten noon games

    Brian Bennett

    The final Saturday before the Big Ten championship game starts off with a troika of noon games, all of which are rivalry contests. Prett-ay, prett-ay good. Here's a look at what's on tap in the early games: No. 19 Michigan (8-3, 6-1) at Ohio State...

    Blog | November 24, 2012
  11. Dantonio says MSU will win vs. Gophers

    Brian Bennett

    After losing so many close games this year, Michigan State needs to think positively heading into its final contest of the season. The 5-6 Spartans must win at Minnesota on Saturday in order to reach a bowl. Head coach Mark Dantonio doesn't want a...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  12. Previewing the Big Ten noon games

    Brian Bennett

    Saturday's action in the Big Ten begins with a pair of noon games, including two teams looking for a key Legends Division win and a pair of clubs seeking any kind of victory. Here's what is on tap in the early contests: Iowa (4-3, 2-1 Big Ten) at ...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  13. Previews: Illinois-Michigan, OSU-Indiana

    Brian Bennett

    After the noon games wrap up, there are just two more contests left in the Big Ten. But both involve the league's only ranked teams. Here's what you can expect: Illinois (2-4, 0-2 Big Ten) at No. 25 Michigan (3-2, 1-0), 3:30 p.m. ABC (ESPN in oute...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  14. Big Ten Week 4 primer

    Brian Bennett

    It's the final week before conference play begins in the Big Ten. While some of these games look like yawners, there are some interesting contests on the slate. And few Big Ten teams can take any opponent for granted right now. We're here to get y...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  15. Nebraska Cornhuskers' Rex Burkhead leaves with knee injury

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska star running back Rex Burkhead left Saturday's game against Southern Miss with a knee injury and is not expected to return to the contest.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2012
  16. Ranking B1G nonleague games, Nos. 34-21

    Brian Bennett

    On Thursday, we began ranking all 48 Big Ten nonconference games in 2012, beginning with the 13 least-compelling contests on the slate. This next batch of 14 contains a few more interesting games but is mostly a middling bunch. Here is where you'l...

    Blog | July 20, 2012