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  1. Fast start would mean sunny days for B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    Few would describe Jim Delany as Mr. Sunshine, but the Big Ten commissioner spread some of it as a new season dawns and, with it, the playoff era in college football. "It's what I would describe as a fresh start," Delany told ESPN.com on Monday mo...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  2. Big Ten morning links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Could Ohio State have handled Braxton Miller's injury differently? It's a fair question for Buckeyes fans to ask after Tuesday's announcement that the quarterback will miss the season after re-injuring his throwing shoulder. I'm not a doctor and k...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  3. Potential 2014 Big Ten villains

    Adam Rittenberg

    Maryland and Rutgers fans might have the wrong idea about their new Big Ten brethren. For the most part, Midwesterners are excessively nice and hospitable. Coastal arrogance or aloofness has no place in the heartland, and the only frostiness in th...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  4. Big Ten Wednesday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Tackling the second of three mailblogs this week. Have questions? Send them here or tweet me here. What's on your mind? @mikemagnus via Twitter: Would there be as much pushback adding Maryland and Rutgers if they were added at the same time as ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  5. B1G leaders seek athlete welfare upgrades

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten presidents and chancellors on Tuesday outlined a series of athlete welfare reforms while maintaining their stance that athletes shouldn't be paid. A statement signed by all 14 presidents or chancellors comes four days after league comm...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  6. Big Ten's lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Back from vacation. Nice to link up again. A good look at the real reasons behind the Big Ten's latest expansion. League commissioner Jim Delany might have hurt the NCAA in the O'Bannon case. Urban Meyer talks culture, moving past last season...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  7. Delany: Early signing date merits more talk

    Adam Rittenberg

    Unlike other conferences, the Big Ten hasn't taken a formal position on an early signing period. Many league coaches see the benefits but differ on when such a period would start and how exactly it would work. Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany and h...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  8. B1G keeping most big events in Midwest

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten hasn't hidden its desire to expand the brand to the East Coast in advance of Rutgers and Maryland joining the league July 1. A new league office is set up in New York City, and television agreements are being worked out with distributors ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  9. Big Ten announces sites for football title game, basketball tourn...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten soon will have a larger East Coast presence, but it is keeping most of its major events in the Midwest.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  10. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend. Barring breaking news -- fingers crossed -- we'll be back with you bright and early Tuesday. Follow the Twitter brick road. Mail call ... Rajiv from Tallahassee, Fla., writes: Do you think tha...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  11. Big Ten Tuesday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's finally warming up outside, but the Big Ten mailblog is always on fire. Find us on Twitter! What'cha want? Kurt from Shawano, Wis., writes: With the likelihood that the "buy games" for Big Ten Conference teams will cost around or over $...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  12. B1G numbers: The price of home games

    Adam Rittenberg

    After taking a look at the most recent database of revenues and expenses in college sports, we're putting the Big Ten under the microscope. Our four-part series continues today with a look at the money Big Ten teams have paid to opponents over the ye...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  13. B1G must strike East-Midwest balance

    Adam Rittenberg

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- If you've listened to Jim Delany lately, you undoubtedly have heard the Big Ten commissioner talk about living on the East Coast, not just visiting. It's all part of the Big Ten's push to be a bi-regional conference with the addi...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  14. Big Ten AD meetings Day 2 wrap

    Adam Rittenberg

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- The Big Ten spring administrators' meetings wrapped up Wednesday with more discussion about the proposed NCAA governance changes, nonconference scheduling, athlete welfare and other topics. Here are some notes from Day 2: COST...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  15. Schedule challenges remain for B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- The SEC and ACC think eight is great, but the Big Ten has no plans to go back on its move to nine league games beginning in the 2016 season. The Big Ten isn't ignoring the upcoming college football playoff and the potential paths...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  16. Delany: 'No buyer's remorse' with Rutgers

    Adam Rittenberg

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Arguably no major-conference school has generated more negative headlines in the past 14 months than Rutgers, leading to a common question among fans and media members: Does the Big Ten regret inviting the State University of New Je...

    Blog | May 14, 2014