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  1. Michigan president urges 'thorough review' of in-game safety proc...

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan president Mark Schlissel has asked for a "thorough review" of the school's in-game player safety procedures following the controversy surrounding quarterback Shane Morris' head injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  2. MSU seeks redemption, momentum in bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State's 6-6 season was a big disappointment for a team that many, including the Spartans themselves, thought was ready to win a Big Ten title. Painfully close losses and poor offensive execution were a constant theme in 2012. Next season ...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  3. Wildcats, Gophers are on the upswing

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten as a whole may be off to a disappointing start in 2012. But don't try selling that storyline at Northwestern or Minnesota, where disappointment is in short supply these days. The Wildcats and Gophers are two of the only three undefeate...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  4. Your vote: Best B1G bowl triumph

    Brian Bennett

    On Wednesday, we asked you to vote on the Big Ten's biggest disappointment during bowl season. Well, we're not just negative Nellies here. The league did win four bowl games, after all. So we want to know what you think was the best triumph for th...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  5. Louisville season ends in disappointment

    Brian Bennett

    So much for the Big East going 5-0 in bowl games. Louisville lost to NC State in the Belk Bowl 31-24 after a second-half rally fell just short on Tuesday night. If you are looking on the bright side, then you realize the Cardinals return 16 of 22 ...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  6. Your vote: Big East disappointing teams

    Brian Bennett

    Big East election madness rolls on with our latest poll question: Who will be the disappointing team in the Big East? Rutgers and Cincinnati battled for that title last season. To be a disappointment, you have to have some expectations, so keep th...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  7. The Big East's pleasant surprises

    Brian Bennett

    On Monday, I took a look at the biggest disappointments in the Big East through the first month of the season. There's no fun in being negative all the time. So let's take a look at some of the more pleasant surprises through the season's first four ...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  8. The Big East's biggest disappointments

    Brian Bennett

    On Monday's Big East teleconference, every coach was asked about the league's disappointing start and poor nonconference record. Most seemed wary of answering the same old question again. After all, that topic has become so familiar that it might as ...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  9. Pitt tries to move past disappointment, on to bowl

    Brian Bennett

    While preparing for Saturday's Meineke Car Care Bowl against North Carolina, Pittsburgh is practicing at Charlotte County Day High School. That happens to be the alma mater of Panthers sophomore linebacker Max Gruder. Ned Dishman/Getty ImagesPit...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  10. Schiano optimistic for future

    Brian Bennett

    The 2009 season wasn't always easy for Rutgers. There was the opening blowout loss to Cincinnati, the surprising upset defeat at Syracuse and the inability to beat West Virginia again, among other disappointments. But what coach Greg Schiano liked...

    Blog | December 21, 2009
  11. Rutgers Scarlet Knights season recap

    Brian Bennett

    It's difficult to call an 8-4 season and a bowl game a disappointment, especially for a program that's still relatively new to this whole winning thing. Still, Rutgers had things lined up to do so much more this season. The Scarlet Knights played ...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  12. Big East's biggest disappointments

    Brian Bennett

    Ivan Maisel has an interesting piece up today about how the college football season has thus far been a disappointment. Bruce Feldman chimed in with his 10 biggest disappointments in the game this year. So I thought I'd join the fray with some of my ...

    Blog | November 18, 2009
  13. Rutgers can write successful second act to '09 season

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Rutgers went from early-season disappointment to mid-season afterthought. Now, in the final quarter of year, the Scarlet Knights can define what kind of season this really is. They're sitting at 6-2 right now,...

    Blog | November 12, 2009
  14. Season review: South Florida

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett It was a season of great expectations for South Florida. And even greater disappointment. Picked by many to finish first or second in the Big East, the Bulls went 5-0 in their nonconference schedule to rise to No. 1...

    Blog | December 16, 2008
  15. Season review: Connecticut

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett There are two ways to look at Connecticut's season. On one hand, the Huskies can be viewed as a disappointment. Co-champions of the Big East a season ago, they began the year 5-0 but lost five of their last seven to...

    Blog | December 15, 2008
  16. Louisville has high hill to climb

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett For most of the year, Louisville's main goal has been just to get back to a bowl game after last season's disappointment. The Cardinals can still achieve their ambition, but they face some daunting challenges. Saddl...

    Blog | December 02, 2008