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  1. What to know: Northwestern union vote

    Adam Rittenberg

    The next 24 hours are pivotal and historic in college sports. Right now, the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors are meeting in Indianapolis, where they're expected to approve a proposal granting autonomy to the major revenue-generating conferences....

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  2. PSU case conjures up memories of SMU

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Twenty five years, five months and 28 days ago, David Berst stood at a podium in Dallas and delivered SMU's "death" warrant. And then he fainted. Berst, then the NCAA's director of enforcement and now the NCAA's Division I vice ...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  3. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Division I conference commissioners meet today and Wednesday in Chicago. Colleague Mark Schlabach and I will be on hand, so be sure and check the blog and the college football home page for coverage. Speaking of Mr. Cub Schlabach, he reports that...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  4. Ohio State, Northwestern earn APR honors

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State's and Northwestern's football teams were among the 954 Division I squads honored Thursday with public recognition awards because of their most recent multiyear Academic Progress Rate scores. These awards are given to teams with multiyear A...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  5. Poll: Big Ten QB with most to prove

    Adam Rittenberg

    In putting together the proving ground posts for both the Leaders Division and Legends Division, I tried to mix up offense/defense and position groups. But in reality, I could have made all 10 selections quarterbacks. The Big Ten loses three of it...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  6. Notes on Big Ten and scholarship changes

    Adam Rittenberg

    Many of you have asked about the major scholarship reforms the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors approved last week and how these would affect the Big Ten. Just to review, the two key proposed changes are: 1. Conferences can provide stipends...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  7. More notes on Big Ten Top 25 games

    Adam Rittenberg

    Thanks to the fine folks at ESPN Stats & Information for these nuggets: Penn State coach Joe Paterno is going for his 409th career win this week, which would pass Eddie Robinson for the most in Division I history and the second most in NCAA h...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  8. Four Big Ten teams in NCSA's Top 100

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a week that exposed the underbelly of college athletics, who's ready for a bit of good news? The National Collegiate Scouting Association has come out with its 2011 power rankings for each NCAA institution (Division I, Division II and Divisi...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  9. Big Ten QBs on the move more than ever

    Adam Rittenberg

    In 2001, the Big Ten presented its MVP award to a quarterback whose unique skill set made him somewhat of an athletic wonder at the time. He had become the first player in FBS (then Division I-A) history to record 40 passing touchdowns and 40 rush...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  10. Four programs make Directors' Cup top 10

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The newest Division I standings for the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup are out, and the Big Ten has more top 10 programs (four) than any other conference. Minnesota made a major jump, moving from No...

    Blog | March 27, 2009
  11. Correction regarding Shonn Greene

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg I've received a bunch of e-mails about this, so I wanted to address an error in several recent posts regarding Shonn Greene. The Iowa running back is not the first player in FBS/Division I history to open a season...

    Blog | October 20, 2008
  12. VanDeSteeg no longer Gophers' one-armed man

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Minnesota learned a lot from a 1-11 season in 2007, and one of the toughest lessons fell upon defensive end and co-captain Willie VanDeSteeg. "You can't play Division I football, and especially in the Big Te...

    Blog | August 29, 2008
  13. After years as a doormat, Bulls stomp to the top of the MAC

    Adam Rittenberg

    Buffalo, yes Buffalo, is leading the MAC East and is poised for a trip to the MAC championship game. A lot of the credit for the Bulls' success goes to coach Turner Gill.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2007
  14. Herd still thinking postseason

    Adam Rittenberg

    Marshall isn't guaranteed a bowl bid, but that doesn't mean the Herd believes its postseason hopes are dead.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2003
  15. Huskies hoping for bowl bid

    Adam Rittenberg

    UConn isn't counting on it, but the Huskies believe they should be in a bowl.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2003
  16. Navy rights ship, starts winning

    Adam Rittenberg

    The jury is out on Notre Dame and UConn while Navy and Troy State have scored some big early season wins.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2003