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  1. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    In this scenario he's the Tonya and I'm the Nancy! Commissioners Jim Delany (Big Ten) and John Swofford (ACC) go way back, to their days as North Carolina students, Kent Babb writes. Penn State coach Bill O'Brien thinks more Big Ten expansion -...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  2. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a great weekend. To the emails ... Glenn from Randolph, N.J., writes: Adam - Love the analysis of rivalries. The challenge I see is that aside from Penn State, Rutgers and Maryland have no natural or historical rvialries with the exist...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  3. Maryland officials: money led to B1G move

    Adam Rittenberg

    Maryland's top officials along with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany concluded a news conference today in College Park, Md., confirming the school's move to the Big Ten. The Terrapins will officially become a Big Ten member on July 1, 2014, and beg...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  4. Playoff plan not a total loss for Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Not long after the BCS commissioners and Notre Dame's athletic director endorsed a seeded four-team playoff beginning in the 2014 season, the scorecards began rolling in. There would be no Pacquaio-Bradley controversy at the Hotel InterContinental...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  5. Checking in from commissioners' meeting

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Greetings from the Hotel InterContinental along the Magnificent Mile, site of the latest BCS commissioners' meeting to shape college football's future postseason model. The BCS postseason portion of the meetings takes place today betwee...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  6. Delany, Slive key to playoff compromise

    Adam Rittenberg

    As the BCS commissioners prepare to meet Wednesday in Chicago, colleague Mark Schlabach examines the two most powerful figures in the negotiation room: Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany and SEC commissioner Mike Slive. It's a good, comprehensive look a...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  7. B1G aims 'to not be the barrier' any more

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Here's one possible reason the Big Ten decided not to push harder for playoff games at campus sites. "We're trying to not be the barrier," Purdue athletic director Morgan Burke told ESPN.com. "We have strong values and strong opinions. ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  8. ACC afternoon links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here's what's happening around ACC country. In case you missed it, colleague Joe Schad reports the NCAA interviewed North Carolina defensive end Quinton Coples about a party he attended last month. Carolina coach Butch Davis made the right call i...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  9. ACC talk back: Expansion, in your words

    Adam Rittenberg

    Back on Monday, I asked you to weigh in on ACC expansion: what has worked, what hasn't worked and whether or not it benefited your favorite team. As the league that I cover, the Big Ten, once again explores the prospect of expansion, it was interesti...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  10. ACC talk back: Your thoughts on expansion

    Adam Rittenberg

    Greetings from Big Ten country. I'll be filling in here from time to time as Heather prepares to give birth to baby Dabo or baby Jimbo (those were my suggested names, at least). As you might have heard, we in the Big Eleven are dealing with the ve...

    Blog | March 22, 2010