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  1. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great spring weekend (right, Mother Nature?). Join the Twitter train. Sup? Kevin from Pittsburgh writes: This might sound like a weird question but do you think Penn State's recruiting success this offseason will have any impact o...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy hoopin' (and spring footballin'). Twitter! Inbox! Marty from Orland Park, Ill., writes: My question is regarding the news that Northwestern players won their petition to unionize. I have read that this ruling would only have an impact ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  3. Poll: Big Ten's top impact recruit in 2014

    Adam Rittenberg

    Earlier today, we listed 10 incoming Big Ten recruits -- five here and five here -- who we think could make an immediate impact during the 2014 season. Part of this is based on talent and part on position need, as projecting how first-year players pe...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  4. B1G's top impact true freshmen

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten's 2014 recruiting classes are signed and sealed -- for the most part, at least. The next question many of you ask is which incoming freshmen or junior-college players will make the biggest immediate impact for the 2014 season. It's alw...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  5. Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon provides instant imp...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Melvin Gordon is the latest in a long line of Wisconsin running backs to burst onto the national stage. What makes this instant-impact back different from his Badgers peers? He doesn't need many carries to leave his mark.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  6. Podcast: Reaction to Jerry Kill situation

    Adam Rittenberg

    If you missed "Outside the Lines" on Thursday, be sure and check out the following podcast, which looks at the reaction to Jerry Kill's latest game-day seizure and the impact epilepsy has on those in the sports world. Kill has suffered four seizures ...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  7. Perception-making games in the Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Iowa's season opener against Northern Illinois could be just a blip on the Week 1 national radar, but the game's impact for the Hawkeyes can't be minimized. Kirk Ferentz's crew comes off of its first losing regular season since 2000 and enters the...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  8. Green, Wilson make impact freshmen list

    Adam Rittenberg

    Every Big Ten team will rely on a handful of freshmen (sometimes more than a handful) to fill key roles when the 2013 season rolls around. Which newcomers will make the biggest impact in the league? Tom Luginbill, RecruitingNation's senior nationa...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  9. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some questions and answers before the weekend ... Antonio from Omaha writes: As I read Brian's article "Huskers take aim at turnover problem" earlier, it hit me how much an impact a team's offensive success or failure has on it's defense, and vice...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  10. Rutgers mess won't impact Big Ten move

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany released a statement Friday about the messy situation at future league member Rutgers, which has fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice and accepted the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti in the wake of vide...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  11. Poll: Big Ten's impact freshman

    Adam Rittenberg

    The true gauge of Big Ten's 2013 recruiting haul likely won't come for two or three seasons, when many of the players signed Feb. 6 find themselves in major roles. But a handful of true freshmen on each team will contribute this fall, and a select fe...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  12. Jay Paterno on family's report

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Penn State assistant Jay Paterno joined "Mike & Mike" earlier Monday to discuss what his family is hoping to accomplish with its response to the Freeh report and how it impacts his late father's legacy. You can listen to the full interv...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  13. PSU can't forget O'Brien's instant impact

    Adam Rittenberg

    Shortly after Penn State rallied past Northwestern on Saturday for its fourth straight win, the Twitterverse began blowing up with praise for coach Bill O'Brien. @KirkHerbstreit: Bill O'Brien early front runner for Big 10 coach of the year with ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  14. Penn State penalties to have lasting impact

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Penn State will play football this season and beyond, but the program might never be the same again. Although the NCAA spared Penn State the so-called "death penalty" on Monday morning, it handed down a series of sanctions that cou...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  15. Big Ten chat: today at noon ET

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here's your formal invitation to join me today at noon ET and discuss all things Big Ten football. We can talk about the upcoming Freeh report and its impact on Penn State. If you prefer lighter topics, let's discuss preseason watch lists, the sta...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  16. How impactful are B1G-Notre Dame games?

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's Blue Ribbon week here at, and each blogger is picking an impact game(s) that affects the league he or she covers. In case you missed my picks, check 'em out for both the Leaders Division and Legends Division. Colleague Matt Fortuna, ...

    Blog | July 05, 2012