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  1. Northwestern AD Jim Phillips anti-union, for voting presence amon...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips opposes a union with the Wildcats football team but hopes the discussion about athletes' welfare leads to changes, including a voting presence about the issues that most affect them.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  2. Northwestern bad example for union push

    Adam Rittenberg

    The College Athletes Players Association needed a dynamic leader and a willing football team to make a historic push for unionization in the sport. The CAPA found both in Kain Colter and the Northwestern Wildcats. Colter is an intelligent, polishe...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  3. Northwestern Wildcats football comes up just short against Ohio S...

    Adam Rittenberg

    After a week of meticulous and steadfast preparation, Northwestern came up just inches short against Ohio State. Adam Rittenberg spent the week with the Wildcats as they prepared for one of the biggest games in their program's history.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  4. Big Ten football bringing in big revenue but no national champion...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten is on par with the SEC when it comes to generating revenue, but similar on-field success continues to elude it. Athletic directors around the league admit the Big Ten's considerable wealth can't buy what it wants most: a crystal football.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  5. Big Ten to allow unlimited replays at football stadiums

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten will allow its member schools to show unlimited replays on stadium video boards beginning this season as part of an effort to upgrade the game-day experience.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  6. Bowl season an opportunity for Big Ten, ACC to end on high note -...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The beauty of bowl season is it provides every league a chance to salvage something. The Big Ten and the ACC are no exceptions. So which league is in most need of a strong postseason showing?

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  7. College football -- Big Ten offenses mix the spread and the tradi...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The spread offense has been successful for some Big Ten teams but not everyone has caught on. Offenses in the coming season range between wide-open and traditional attacks.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  8. Big Ten wants selection committee to pick four-team playoff

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten on Monday outlined its preferences for college football's future postseason model, which include a selection committee with guidelines to help select four playoff participants.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  9. Big Ten Conference to use 9-game league schedule in football in 2...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten will use a nine-game conference schedule in football beginning in the 2017 season, the league announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2011
  10. Indy to permanently host Big Ten football title game; Basketball ...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Indianapolis has prevailed in the campaign to become the permanent host of the new Big Ten football championship game.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2011
  11. Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald finalizes new 10-year deal

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern has finalized a new 10-year contract for football coach Pat Fitzgerald.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  12. Notre Dame, Northwestern to again play in 2014

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern and Notre Dame have scheduled a home-and-home series for 2014 and 2018.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  13. Halloween in the Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's probably good that Wisconsin has an open week. I'm not sure Madison could handle a football game featuring the nation's No. 10 team and Freakfest in the same 24-hour span. Oh, yes, it's Halloween weekend in Big Ten country. Hopefully, we'll g...

    Blog | October 29, 2010
  14. What to watch in the Big Ten: Week 8

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ten items to track in a five-pack of Big Ten games on Saturday. 1. Lines collide in Iowa City: If you love line play and power football, pay attention Saturday afternoon at Kinnick Stadium. Wisconsin boasts the nation's No. 12 rushing attack and a...

    Blog | October 21, 2010
  15. Northwestern Wildcats go camping in the middle of nowhere

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's in the middle of nowhere and it's football 24/7. Camp Kenosha is perfect for Northwestern.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2009
  16. Big Ten villains, past and present

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg There's enough hero worship in college football these days. Let's talk about the villains. Which player, coach or opponent haunts your favorite Big Ten team like none other? Some Penn State fans might ...

    Blog | August 17, 2009