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  1. Creating the ideal B1G schedule model

    Adam Rittenberg

    Scheduling is a hot topic around college football these days as the major conferences hold their spring meetings and plan for a future that finally includes a playoff system. Whether it's number of conference games, how often to play other major-conf...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Your Big Ten spring meetings version ... Future football schedules likely will be a hot topic at Big Ten meetings. So will bowl games, Lee Barfknecht writes. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has been tough on player conduct, so how will he handle Alex ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  3. Rob Bolden looks happy in Happy Valley

    Adam Rittenberg

    Rob Bolden's mood figures to be a hot topic when Penn State opens spring practice next month. Bolden, if you recall, wanted to leave the program following the Outback Bowl. The freshman quarterback wasn't pleased about his lack of playing time aft...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  4. The Big Ten's take on oversigning, Part II

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here's the second half of my discussion with Big Ten associate commissioner Chad Hawley on the hot topic of oversigning in college football recruiting. Also check out Part I. Do you have any sense of how Big Ten coaches feel about oversigning, ...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  5. Revisiting the Ferentz-Tressel COY debate

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last week's NFL draft rekindled a hot topic on this blog -- the 2009 Big Ten Coach of the Year race between Iowa's Kirk Ferentz and Ohio State's Jim Tressel. As we all know, Ferentz won the award, his third after claiming the honor in both 2002 an...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  6. Big Ten coaches discuss expansion issue

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten held its spring edition of the coaches' teleconference Tuesday, and not surprisingly, expansion was a very hot topic. This marked the first teleconference since the league announced in December that it would explore the possibility of add...

    Blog | April 13, 2010
  7. Bielema can't escape quarterback questions

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Wisconsin's unsettled quarterback competition is a hot topic throughout Badger Nation, even within the family of head coach Bret Bielema. Bielema sent this amusing tweet Wednesday afternoon on his Twitter ...

    Blog | July 16, 2009
  8. Missouri makes most sense for Big Ten expansion

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Big Ten expansion has been a hot topic this week, with Penn State head coach Joe Paterno stumping for a 12th team and league commissioner Jim Delany essentially shooting it down. It's worth reiterati...

    Blog | May 08, 2009
  9. Delany stands up for Big Ten's Rose access

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany caused a bit of a stir this week when, during a panel discussion with other league commissioners in New York, he addressed the hot-button topic of BCS access and where the Big Ten fits in. A series of comments made ...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  10. Bielema backlash and the Big Ten factor

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin's 83-20 shellacking of Indiana continues to be the hot-button topic in the Big Ten. Media folks from around the country have criticized the Badgers' offensive surge, including ESPN colleagues Pat Forde and Mike Golic. A handful of Big Te...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  11. Big Ten remains relevant as the rich get richer

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Big Ten relevancy has become somewhat of a hot-button topic in recent months, whether it stems from the league's hesitancy to expand or its poor performance in major bowl games. There's a good portion ...

    Blog | May 26, 2009