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  1. Purdue, ND to play in Indy before hiatus

    Adam Rittenberg

    Before their in-state rivalry takes a break, Purdue and Notre Dame will square off in Indiana's biggest city. The schools made it official on Thursday, announcing that their Sept. 13, 2014, game will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis....

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  2. Brandon: ND-Michigan hiatus to last a while

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon didn't do the chicken dance when asked about Notre Dame's decision to stop the annual series with the Wolverines after 2014. "I'm not sure I would have used the word chicken," Brandon told

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  3. Delany, BCS chiefs aligned on transparency

    Adam Rittenberg

    Despite what they call continued progress, the BCS power brokers remain divided or unsettled on many important aspects of college football's future postseason model. Whether it's basic structure, access, location of games and the roles of existing...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  4. Presidential oversight committee to be presented multiple options...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The conference commissioners who have been working on a four-team playoff to determine college football's national champion plan to present the BCS presidential oversight committee multiple formats from which to choose.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  5. Northwestern-ND reunion makes sense

    Adam Rittenberg

    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly summed it up perfectly Thursday on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike in the Morning" show. "It just makes sense," Kelly said. A Northwestern-Notre Dame series makes a lot of sense for both schools, and the two teams ann...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  6. Catching up on Big Ten news ...

    Adam Rittenberg

    So, did you miss me? From the looks of your e-mails, the answer is yes. How did some of you function before our little blog network kicked off? Anyway, I'm back from Mexico, revived and refreshed as we're less than a month away from the start of p...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  7. BCS access key to landing Notre Dame

    Adam Rittenberg

    Notre Dame knows what the Big Ten can offer: money, exposure, proximity and security. And still, all that doesn't seem to be enough to convince the Fighting Irish to join the league. So how does the Big Ten reel in Notre Dame before all of this...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  8. Michigan has no plans to stop playing ND

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Back in 2007, Michigan and Notre Dame announced a continuation in their annual football series from 2012-31. Michigan athletics director Dave Brandon said Wednesday that a contract for the extension hasn't been signed, but he has no pla...

    Blog | May 19, 2010
  9. Missouri will listen if (when) Big Ten calls

    Adam Rittenberg

    This isn't exactly groundbreaking stuff, but Missouri officials continue to sound very open to joining the Big Ten if the opportunity presents itself. The latest report from The Associated Press includes Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon saying the universi...

    Blog | May 13, 2010
  10. A note on the Big Ten expansion vote

    Adam Rittenberg

    Several of you have asked about the voting process for Big Ten expansion, and I have an answer for you. According to the Big Ten's bylaws, an institution first must apply for admission to the league's Council of Presidents/Chancellors. The COP/C t...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  11. Big Ten expansion push heating up

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten expansion talk has quieted down just a bit during the last six weeks or so, but things are about to pick up. Real fast. As first reported by the Chicago Tribune, top Big Ten officials will meet beginning Saturday in Washington to discus...

    Blog | April 18, 2010
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    What's happening? Iowa is looking for a No. 3 wide receiver this spring, and Colin Sandeman and Keenan Davis are in the mix, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette. Several Iowa players, coaches and officials are named in a witness l...

    Blog | April 08, 2010
  13. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    What's this I hear about Notre Dame? Scott from San Francisco writes: Adam,Do you think Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick's recent comments about needing to join a conference are simply a PR move? What I mean is, do you think he really w...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  14. BT expansion push could force ND's hand

    Adam Rittenberg

    Very interesting news out of New York today, as Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick told reporters that the recent expansion push in college athletics could force the school to consider relinquishing its football independence. The door to ...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  15. Bielema mum on Notre Dame rumors

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin's Bret Bielema is the latest Big Ten head coach to be mentioned as a candidate for Notre Dame's vacancy, and he's not saying much about it. reports that Notre Dame athletics director Jack Swarbrick is "very interes...

    Blog | December 04, 2009
  16. Blogger breakdown: Charlie Weis and Rich Rodriguez

    Adam Rittenberg

    US PRESSWIRE Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis and Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez are facing similar problems within their programs. Posted by's Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg Notre Dame and Michigan treated us to ...

    Blog | November 13, 2009