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  1. Wildcats complete 2010 slate with CMU

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern has finalized its 2010 schedule with the addition of Mid-American Conference champion Central Michigan. The Wildcats will host the Chippewas on Sept. 25 at Ryan Field. Northwestern's bye week will take place Oct. 16, giving the team a...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  2. Valero Alamo Bowl preview

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time for a quick look at arguably the most bizarre bowl game of the year, as Michigan State (6-6) takes on Texas Tech (8-4) on Saturday night in San Antonio (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET). WHO TO WATCH: Blair White and Keshawn Martin. Michigan State's wav...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  3. Michigan State Spartans season recap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State made strides in Mark Dantonio's first two seasons as head coach, leading some to believe the program would truly get over the hump in 2009. But after a rollercoaster of a season, it's clear Michigan State needs more time to become a...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  4. Spartans, Illini seeing red as October approaches

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The calendar hasn't even reached October yet, and two Big Ten teams are seeing things slip away after being hyped throughout the summer. Jeff Hanisch/US PRESSWIRE Mark Dantonio wi...

    Blog | September 28, 2009
  5. Spartans won't let disappointment linger this time

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Kirk Cousins knows how Michigan State fans feel right now. The Spartans sophomore quarterback used to be exactly like them. "I remember being a fan watching Michigan State growing up, too, and [seeing] those...

    Blog | September 16, 2009
  6. Thoughts on the early Big Ten games

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg It has been a very shaky start to a defining day for the Big Ten, except in Ames and State College, where both Iowa and Penn State handled their business. Iowa really made a nice statement with its win against ...

    Blog | September 12, 2009
  7. Big Ten picks: Week 2

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg My forecast of Big Ten perfection in Week 1 came up a little short, thanks to a miserable performance by Illinois. Still, 10-1 isn't bad, but things will get much tougher for myself and the league this Saturday...

    Blog | September 10, 2009
  8. A quick look at Week 2 in the Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Big Ten went 10-1 in Week 1, though several teams looked unimpressive in victory and Illinois looked like a mess in defeat. The level of competition jumps up in Week 2, as the league has several chances to ...

    Blog | September 07, 2009
  9. Best case-worst case: Michigan State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The fifth installment in a series examining the best and worst outcomes, within reason, for each Big Ten squad. BEST CASE A young offensive backfield blossoms, Greg Jones headlines a deeper defense and the S...

    Blog | August 27, 2009
  10. Three Big Ten candidates named for Unitas Award

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Three Big Ten quarterbacks are among the 20 candidates for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, given to the nation's top senior quarterback. The first two come as no surprise -- Penn State's Daryll Cla...

    Blog | July 17, 2009
  11. Five nonconference games to fear in the Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg For the most part, BCS teams structure their nonconference schedules to satisfy two objectives: revenue and a better overall record. There are several marquee nonleague matchups in the Big Ten this season, but...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  12. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg My summer tour of weddings continues this weekend in Napa Valley -- congrats to David and Julia! -- so I'll be off until Tuesday. As a result, your regular Friday mailblog arrives a day early. Shane from W...

    Blog | July 09, 2009
  13. Ranking the Big Ten nonconference schedules

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg If you haven't noticed, scheduling is the theme around this week. My colleagues have examined the decline of marquee nonleague games and the money-driven formula that goes into scheduling. Now it&...

    Blog | June 10, 2009
  14. A look back at the (bad) Week 10 picks

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Like an unblocked linebacker, Week 10 just flattened your Big Ten blogger. After a charmed nine weeks of picks, Saturday proved to be my downfall. A 2-3 record resulted in easily the worst round of picks this seas...

    Blog | November 03, 2008
  15. Michigan's misery and other Big Ten thoughts

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Sorry for the brief delay. I had to get out of the Metrodome and over to the airport. The blog has been heavy on Northwestern-Minnesota today, but it's time to look at what else has happened around the league. Des...

    Blog | November 01, 2008
  16. Quick notes from other Big Ten games

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg It's been a strange day around the Big Ten so far, and not just here at the Metrodome. Michigan and Purdue, the Big Ten's two worst offenses, have combined for 49 first-half points in West Lafayette. Boilermakers ...

    Blog | November 01, 2008