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  1. O'Bannon trial Week 1 dominated by issues of payment

    Former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon was holding his own on the witness stand in his lawsuit against the NCAA, sticking to the view that college players should be paid because their athletic ability is the main reason they are in school to begin with.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  2. Chaz Hine makes successful move to center

    Andrea Adelson

    Let's just say USF offensive lineman Chaz Hine was not born a center. The first time he played the position in Little League, he was yanked after a quarter. When he tried the position out a few summers ago just to see if he could snap the ball, hi...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  3. Media poll: Huskers, Badgers favorites

    Adam Rittenberg

    There will be no official Big Ten favorite this year, as the league's coaches, clearly concerned about their own backsides, voted to eliminate the preseason awards. And I thought the Big Ten's little league moments ended with the elimination of th...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  4. Crowded at the top of the Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A year from now, there will be no debate. Beginning in 2011, the Big Ten will thankfully dispose of its Little League-ish co-champs title and crown a definitive king in a league championship game. Until then, we're stuck with th...

    Blog | November 28, 2010
  5. New Mexico State Aggies requesting help from fans to provide some...

    In a twist on Little League moms lining up after-game treats, New Mexico State's budget-conscious football staff distributed an e-mail this week asking fans to donate after-practice or late-night snacks for hungry players.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009
  6. Melodrama stirred by the straw of teenage celebrity

    Pat Forde

    The football melodrama at Arkansas is another example of letting celebrity status seep into the grass roots, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2006
  7. New coaches are perfect, for now

    Bill Curry

    There is nothing quite like being a new coach and having that perfect (0-0) record.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2004
  8. SEC bowl projections: Week 3

    Edward Aschoff

    We're creeping closer and closer to the meat of conference season in the SEC. That just means things will get a little clearer in the bowl picture for the league. We had a major shakeup at the top of our predictions with South Carolina's 38-35 ups...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  9. Parker looks to make mark among ACC elite

    Matt Fortuna

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- DeVante Parker is an ACC newcomer who has wasted little time announcing his arrival to the league. The Louisville Cardinals senior crashed the preseason all-conference team as a third wide receiver, this despite the ballot allowin...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  10. Big Ten units under pressure in 2014

    Brian Bennett

    Last week, we presented a poll on the Big Ten players facing the most pressure in 2014. But football, of course, is a team sport. So what about the league units that will be facing the most pressure this fall? There's little doubt that the No. 1 u...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  11. Saban is on to something with scheduling

    Edward Aschoff

    Alabama coach Nick Saban had the most to gain with the SEC's decision to keep conference play at eight games. But the league's best and most successful coach during the SEC's run of seven straight BCS national championships wanted things a little tou...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  12. Hot and Not in the SEC: Week 9

    Chris Low

    We're down to one unbeaten team in the SEC this season. And yes, the thermostat seems to be fluctuating wildly across the league. In fact, let's delve a little deeper into who's hot and who's not. GLOWING EMBERS Eastern Division race: Mis...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  13. SEC lunchtime links

    Sam Khan Jr.

    We're a little closer to game day in the SEC. With several notable conference matchups on tap, here's look at some of the storylines, news and notes from around the league: Alabama looks to fix a running game that has struggled to find consistenc...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  14. Saturday SEC roundup

    Edward Aschoff

    A quick overview of this weekend in the SEC makes one think that today should be called "Cupcake Saturday." The conference has a relatively light load overall with all the tuneups spread out around the league, but if you dig a little deeper, you'll f...

    Blog | September 07, 2013
  15. New Detroit Lions bowl could pit B1G, ACC

    Brian Bennett

    Prepare to say goodbye to the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl as a Big Ten bowl, though the league could still send a team to Detroit for the postseason. Colleague Brett McMurphy reports that the NFL's Detroit Lions are planning to create and operate th...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  16. Michigan tops latest recruiting rankings

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's still early, but the tide could be turning a little for Big Ten recruiting. The league undoubtedly has moved down a few pegs on the recruiting ladder in recent years, a drop that can be tied to poor on-field performance, a lack of national ti...

    Blog | May 17, 2013