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  1. Playoff should see Midwest as Super, too

    Brian Bennett

    Here's a crazy notion: the biggest game in football being played not in some tropical locale but smack dab in the Midwest. It's true. The NFL on Tuesday awarded the 2018 Super Bowl to Minneapolis and its forthcoming new stadium. Minneapolis was on...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  2. Melvin Gordon makes right call on return

    Brian Bennett

    There were times in the first half of the season where Melvin Gordon looked like the best running back in the country. Through the first seven games, Gordon had already topped 1,000 yards while averaging close to 10 yards per carry. So there was n...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  3. Badgers' Montee Ball savors the college life

    Brian Bennett

    MADISON, Wis. -- Even in video games, Montee Ball piles up the touchdowns. During a friendly game of "Madden" on Friday, the Wisconsin running back uses the New York Giants to race out to a 21-0 lead over Badgers teammate Darius Feaster before the...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  4. No. 3 seed Michigan moves on

    Brian Bennett

    The No. 3 seed in our Big Ten Champions Tournament, 1997 Michigan, got a closer game than I expected. Nevertheless, the Wolverines are moving on to the second round -- and a long, long overdue date with the 1997 Nebraska Cornhuskers -- after defeatin...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  5. David Rowe set for final game

    Brian Bennett

    Rutgers safety David Rowe has been a mainstay in the defensive backfield for the Scarlet Knights. He has played in a team-leading 50 games, with 35 starts. He made the move from cornerback to safety this season and continued to thrive, with three ...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  6. Can Pitt get over the hump in the Big East?

    Brian Bennett

    No team in the Big East had more ready-made motivation this offseason than Pittsburgh. The Panthers won 10 games in 2009 but remained haunted by what could have been. Their three losses all came down to the final gun, with the most painful being a...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  7. If it's good enough for the Super Bowl ...

    Brian Bennett

    ... then I suppose having a postseason football game in the New York area is good enough for the Big East. The NFL's decision Tuesday to award the 2014 Super Bowl to New Meadowlands Stadium prompted a lot of debate as to whether such a game should...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  8. Friday Big East mailbag: Game of the year aftermath

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by the's Brian Bennett The first Big East game of the year is in the books. The next one might be Nov. 13, when West Virginia comes to Cincinnati, if both teams keep winning until then. That's down the road. Right now, let's get...

    Blog | October 16, 2009
  9. Tuesday Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett We're less than 48 hours away from game day in Tampa, and there's lots to talk about from last Saturday and this coming week. Let's get to your questions: Jay from New York City writes: A lot of UConn fans are...

    Blog | October 13, 2009
  10. State of the Big East

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Funny how one game and one decision can change the perception of an entire league. Had Cincinnati been able to beat Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl, the Bearcats would have finished the season in the top 10 and...

    Blog | August 10, 2009
  11. Friday mail: Trivia answer

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett You disappoint me, dear readers. You're normally so astute that I thought you would get the answer to the trivia question I posed on Tuesday: Which current Big East coaches are undefeated in bowl games (with...

    Blog | March 13, 2009
  12. Big East mailbag, Part II

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Welcome back for Part II of the ol' mailbag: Jonny from St. Pete writes: I understand your (and my) hesitancy to believe in USF given the last six games of 2007 and last seven games of last year. However, i...

    Blog | February 11, 2009