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  1. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    On my way to the Mothership. The Big Ten coaches' car wash is on tap. Barry Alvarez and other Big Ten big wigs know the league must upgrade its talent. Ohio State must replace its heart and soul on defense in John Simon. E. Gordon Gee can buy p...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  2. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great weekend. Be sure to follow us on Twitter. Dan from Omaha writes: As a Husker fan who watched us get torched by the Wisconsin offense in the B1G title game, I'm a little surprised to not see Wisconsin on your list of triple thre...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  3. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Summer, feel free to show up any time. Rainy and 59 in Chicago. Yeesh. Link time ... Rutgers once again embarrasses itself in sticking by athletic director Julie Hermann, Ian O'Connor writes. Hermann faces the media in Piscataway. A co-chair o...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  4. Podcast: OSU's Gee, B1G brand, IU helmets

    Adam Rittenberg

    I joined colleague Ivan Maisel earlier Wednesday on the ESPNU College Football Podcast, where we discussed the retirement of Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee, the Big Ten's branding challenges, the Big Ten's new divisions and Indiana's swanky foot...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  5. Maisel: Gee doomed by need for attention

    Adam Rittenberg

    Colleague Ivan Maisel writes that E. Gordon Gee loved attention, especially when it came to college football, and that desire eventually led to his retirement as Ohio State's president, days after he came under fire for making disparaging remarks abo...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  6. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Roy Hibbert has been working on the links since the final buzzer Monday night. That's why he left the court so quickly. The Pinstripe Bowl addition is a brand-builder for the Big Ten, Tom Dienhart writes. Those in Big 12 country aren't sorry to s...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  7. Delany: Pay-for-play could lead to downsize

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany often points out that he works for the league's presidents and chancellors, but at times it seems like the other way around. Delany carries tremendous clout with his superiors, perhaps more than any other major conf...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  8. OSU's Gee: B1G expansion talks continue

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our apologies for posting this so late, but The Bowtie -- Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee -- is at it again, recently confirming what most of us believe. The Big Ten has hardly closed the book on expansion. According to the Columbus Dispatch...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  9. Gee's logic flawed on OSU bowl ban

    Adam Rittenberg

    As Ohio State's NCAA infractions case dragged on month after month last year, athletic director Gene Smith and other top officials reiterated that they didn't think the violations would merit a postseason ban. When you take that position for so lo...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  10. B1G revenues estimated to keep rising

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten's fiscal year doesn't end until June 30, but the league is headed toward another record revenue total. According to figures provided to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch by Illinois' athletic department, 11 of the 12 Big Ten members will rec...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  11. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here's your hump day linkage. Check out the latest from the BCS meetings here and here and here. Dennis Dodd writes the Rose Bowl will have to relinquish more tradition to remain in the playoff mix. Looks like "The Victors" will play at JerryWo...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  12. Ohio State reaction roundup

    Adam Rittenberg

    Your regular lunch links are simmering as I type, but there has been substantial reaction to the penalties Ohio State received from the NCAA on Tuesday. You can check out all of's coverage here. Here's a roundup: Colleague Mark Schlab...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  13. What's next for Ohio State?

    Adam Rittenberg

    In trying to explain why Ohio State didn't self-impose a bowl ban for this season, athletic director Gene Smith told The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, "I know that Buckeye Nation is all about next year." Smith is right. But Ohio State's outlook for ne...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  14. OSU's official Meyer announcement, contract

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's official: Urban Meyer is Ohio State's head football coach. The school announced Monday afternoon that Meyer has agreed to a six-year contract that will pay him a base salary of $4 million per year. Meyer's contract includes performance bonuse...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  15. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    I sleep clown. Police say they have no record of former Penn State assistant Mike McQueary reporting an alleged sexual assault by Jerry Sandusky. McQueary has become one of the main figures in the scandal, Sara Ganim writes. A lawyer representi...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  16. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    What's on your mind? Curt from York, Pa., writes: Adam, don't you think the B1G jumped the gun a little bit by taking Paterno's name of the championship trophy? I mean, no one knows the whole story yet. Delaney is basing his decisions on assu...

    Blog | November 15, 2011