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  1. Michael Wilbon presents his observations on the BCS, the NFL, the...

    Michael Wilbon

    You've listened to Michael Wilbon argue on TV for years. Now he's plying his debating skills for us, too. Here's his position paper. Read it. Learn it. Live it.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  2. B1G coaches push recruiting changes

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Nebraska Cornhuskers coach Bo Pelini caused a stir last month when he brought up the idea of eliminating national signing day altogether. Several coaches in the Big 12 and Pac-12 told last week that they liked Pelini's proposal...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. Big Ten Media Day Live staff

    The Big Ten's coaches and top players are gathering in Chicago and so are several of's reporters. Keep this page open throughout the day as we bring you all of the latest from the league's media day event. ...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  4. Clint Hurtt leaving Louisville Cardinals to join Chicago Bears st...

    Louisville defensive line coach Clint Hurtt is heading to the Chicago Bears, a sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  5. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten media days are in the books, and there's plenty to fill your plate today. Hope you brought your appetite. NATIONAL COLUMNS's Mark Schlabach: When (Bill) O'Brien spoke to the media in Chicago last year, he didn't even know w...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  6. Join our Big Ten media days coverage

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten media days are just around the corner, as the league's coaches and top players convene at the Hilton Chicago on Wednesday and Thursday. will be there, providing comprehensive coverage of the happenings, mainly through our live blog. ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  7. Brandon: ND-Michigan hiatus to last a while

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon didn't do the chicken dance when asked about Notre Dame's decision to stop the annual series with the Wolverines after 2014. "I'm not sure I would have used the word chicken," Brandon told

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  8. Video: Big Ten official visit staff

    Tom VanHaaren discusses the ESPN 150 offensive tackle who trimmed his list to four at the Chicago NFTC and the quarterback who stole the show. And Jared Shanker joins via Skype to discuss Ohio State's recent trio of QB offers, and a weekend addition ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  9. Chicago State Cougars joining Western Athletic Conference

    Brett McMurphy

    Chicago State will join the Western Athletic Conference in 2013, sources told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  10. B1G aims 'to not be the barrier' any more

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Here's one possible reason the Big Ten decided not to push harder for playoff games at campus sites. "We're trying to not be the barrier," Purdue athletic director Morgan Burke told "We have strong values and strong opinions. ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  11. Kyle Orton's lawsuit over failed investment in methane; Jerry San...

    Lester Munson

    It was always going to smell bad. (It's methane gas, after all.) But Kyle Orton apparently had no idea how malodorous his investment would be. Plus, insuring Jerry Sandusky.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2012
  12. Sam Hurd, Jerry Sandusky, athletic entitlement and criminal charg...

    Howard Bryant

    As the year 2011 comes to a close, the distance between the athlete and the public remains immense, but because of the nature of the Sam Hurd and Jerry Sandusky offenses seems more immediate than ever.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  13. Dallas Mavericks help Dallas/Fort Worth capture 'Best Sports City...

    The Dallas Mavericks' championship also helped crown Dallas/Fort Worth as Sporting News' Best Sports City of 2011.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Heading off to Chicago to join forces with Rittenberg and the crew for media days. First, linkage: Jim Phillips remains a wild card in the Illinois athletic director search. If only he didn't love Northwestern. Iowa got two commitments...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  15. Indiana's Wilson playing no-respect card

    Adam Rittenberg

    My friends at ESPN Radio 1000 here in Chicago are conducting interviews with Big Ten coaches to preview the season, and they got things started with Indiana's Kevin Wilson. When "Chicago's GameNight" hosts Jonathan Hood and Nick Friedell told Wils...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  16. OSU still on board with Big Ten's TV plan

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Like many folks, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith will be watching the Longhorn Network when it debuts in August. The University of Texas will launch the 24-hour network with ESPN. The network will feature 200 events per season. ...

    Blog | May 18, 2011