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  1. Big Ten, USA Football start safety promotion

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten Conference and USA Football are joining forces to promote player safety through an educational program focused on limiting head injuries in the game.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2013
  2. B1G approves 8-member officiating crews

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten athletic directors this week approved the increase of football officiating crews from seven members to eight for all home games beginning with the 2014 season. A center judge, who will line up in the offensive backfield opposite the head refe...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  3. Spring game recap: Purdue

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our look at a big Saturday around the Big Ten wraps up with Purdue's Black and Gold Game at Ross-Ade Stadium. The Boilers wrapped up their first spring session under new head coach Darrell Hazell with an 89-play scrimmage, and the Black team prevaile...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  4. Spring game preview: Purdue

    Adam Rittenberg

    Our look at a Saturday packed with spring games around the Big Ten continues with Purdue. Head coach Darrell Hazell wraps up his first spring session with the annual Black & Gold spring game at Ross-Ade Stadium. Here's a closer look: When: ...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  5. Wisconsin Spring Practice Live Blog

    Adam Rittenberg

    I'm in Madison, Wis., today to check out Wisconsin's first spring session under new head coach Gary Andersen. We'll be blogging throughout the afternoon, leading up to the team's first scrimmage of the spring. Coach Andersen will be here to take your...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  6. IU's Tre Roberson cleared for spring ball

    Adam Rittenberg

    I caught up with Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson on Tuesday night and will have a full Q&A with him in the next day or so, but Wilson said he expects to have a full complement of quarterbacks on the field when spring practice kicks off Saturday i...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  7. Big Ten's best assistants in 2012

    Adam Rittenberg

    Head coaches are like quarterbacks. They get too much credit and too much blame. Assistant coaches are like nose tackles. They don't get nearly enough credit despite playing vital roles. Today, we'll change it up and give some recognition to Bi...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  8. Wisconsin won't pursue Chryst as coach

    Adam Rittenberg

    Pitt head coach Paul Chryst grew up in Madison, played at Wisconsin and coached there as an assistant. But he won't be the next Badgers head coach. Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said Thursday that he doesn't plan to pursue Chryst for t...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  9. Purdue's Higgins steps up for ailing Nord

    Adam Rittenberg

    Football coaches always talk about "next man in." They typically refer to players stepping up for an injured teammate. But Purdue head coach Danny Hope needed one of his assistants to answer the bell last week. Offensive coordinator Gary Nord suff...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wake up, Delgado. Locked box, from Colombia, no more questions. It's obviously a human head. Tim Tebow is an Ohio State fan now, and he discusses Braxton Miller and other topics with Doug Lesmerises. Ohio State focuses on its "special" problems. ...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  11. Dantonio upset with tweets about Michigan

    Adam Rittenberg

    Mark Dantonio has played up the Michigan State-Michigan rivalry ever since he took the Spartans' head-coaching job. But Dantonio also knows there's a line that shouldn't be crossed when discussing a rival, and in his mind, several of his players c...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  12. UW's Bielema extended through 2016

    Adam Rittenberg

    Bret Bielema's five-year rollover has been picked up, as the Wisconsin coach's contract now runs through the 2016 season. Bielema's five-year deal now runs through Jan. 31, 2017. He is 60-19 in six seasons as Wisconsin's head coach and has guided ...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  13. Parallels between Paterno and Bryant

    Adam Rittenberg

    When asked why he didn't retire from coaching, Joe Paterno often was reminded of his friend, rival and fellow coaching icon, Paul "Bear" Bryant. Paterno looked up to Bryant and coached against him five times (four times as a head coach, once as an...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  14. Bielema: 'I want guys who want to advance'

    Adam Rittenberg

    Bret Bielema made a rapid rise up the college coaching ladder. Big Ten position coach at 26 ... Big 12 co-defensive coordinator at 32 ... Big Ten defensive coordinator at 34 ... Big Ten head coach at 36. Bielema's ambition helped put him on the...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  15. Big Ten chat wrap: Oct. 19

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's Wednesday, and that means chat day. In case you missed the nation's best hour of college football talk, here's the full wrap-up. Some highlights: Bernard from Columbus: Luke Fickell's bio and rise to head coach at a Big Ten program remind...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  16. Clock management key for Wildcats' Colter

    Adam Rittenberg

    Like all quarterbacks, Northwestern's Kain Colter must master clock management. But not only the clock on the scoreboard. The one in his head, too. Colter has racked up yards (180 rush, 301 pass) and touchdowns (4 rushing) in his first two care...

    Blog | September 15, 2011