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  1. B1G early look: Setting up Week 14

    Brian Bennett

    Just one weekend left in the regular season. For some teams, it will be the last time they play football until next Labor Day weekend. A few will be fighting just to play one more game this season. And, of course, it's rivalry time. Here are five ...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  2. Ranking B1G nonconference games: Part III

    Brian Bennett

    Hope everyone enjoyed the Fourth of July weekend. The next holiday weekend is Labor Day, which will be filled by college football. Yay. Of course, that means nonconference action for the Big Ten. And we've been ranking the 2014 Big Ten nonconferen...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  3. Big Ten's lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Pre-fireworks links: Additional filings are due today in the Northwestern labor dispute. Braxton Miller is not yet 100 percent, but Urban Meyer says he's close. Wisconsin's Chris Borland is ready to prove NFL naysayers wrong. An All-America...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  4. Northwestern Wildcats football players win bid to unionize

    Brian Bennett

    In a potentially game-changing moment for college athletics, the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday that Northwestern football players qualify as employees and can unionize.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  5. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Had to knock these out real quick before doing the lunch links in our new ice dancing blog. Kain Colter made his case to the National Labor Relations Board. Our Lester Munson offers his take on the testimony. The high school coach of Wisconsin'...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  6. Big Ten Monday chat at 3 p.m. ET

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten Monday chat made its triumphant return just in time for the start of the season. Then it went away last week because of Labor Day. Fear not. The chat is back again today, and with no Monday holidays on the near horizon, this is where i...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  7. Nonconference primer: Penn State

    Brian Bennett

    Tomorrow is July 4, and the next major holiday will be Labor Day, which means college football is right around the corner. To get you geared up, we're taking a closer look at the list of nonconference opponents on each Big Ten team's slate this fall....

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  8. No Big Ten Monday chat today

    Brian Bennett

    Because it's Labor Day, SportsNation won't be hosting any chats today. That means no Big Ten Monday chat this week (insert sad face emoticon). I'll be back in the usual slot next week. In the meantime, you can get your chat fix on Wednesday with A...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  9. Early Week 1 preview: Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    We're getting close to the Fourth of July, though you can't be blamed for daydreaming about Labor Day weekend and the start of college football. We're here to whet your appetite with an early look at each Big Ten team's opening opponent. Today we tur...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  10. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Happy Labor Day to everyone. Here's a holiday edition of the links: Matt McGloin should be the Penn State starting quarterback, Walt Moody writes. Silas Redd got off to a hot start for the Nittany Lions. Alabama has quarterback issues of its own....

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  11. Tressel Ball lives on sans Tressel at OSU

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State's world turned upside down when Jim Tressel resigned under pressure on Memorial Day. But if you hadn't known any of that and just showed up Labor Day weekend to watch the Buckeyes play, you'd swear there was a sweater-vested coach still on...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  12. Early Week 1 preview: Wisconsin

    Brian Bennett

    Our series previewing the opening opponent for each Big Ten team comes to a close with a look at what faces the league's reigning Rose Bowl participant. What can the Wisconsin Badgers expect to see Labor Day weekend? So glad you asked. Week 1 Oppo...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  13. Early Week 1 preview: Northwestern

    Brian Bennett

    July 4 is over, which means the next big holiday is Labor Day, which means college football is around the corner. We're here to get you ready by previewing each Big Ten team's opening opponent. Let's take a look at Northwestern's first challenge of t...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  14. Louisville-UNC game moved to Oct. 8

    Brian Bennett

    The ACC released its schedule on Monday, and it included a change to a Big East school's previously announced opener. Louisville and North Carolina had agreed last fall to begin a home-and-home series in Chapel Hill on Labor Day weekend. But the T...

    Blog | February 15, 2011
  15. Big East battered, not flattened

    Brian Bennett

    So just how bad was Week 1 for the Big East? Answer: Brutal, but not fatal. The league entered 2010 with high hopes. Pitt and West Virginia were ranked, while Cincinnati and UConn were on the fringes of the Top 25. Before Labor Day approached, ...

    Blog | September 06, 2010
  16. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    It's a special Labor Day lunchtime links (OK, it's not that special): The Big East is off to a bad start. Cincinnati had a disturbing start to the Butch Jones era. Could this be West Virginia's best defense in nearly 15 years? S...

    Blog | September 06, 2010