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  1. An oral history of the College Football Playoff

    Adam Rittenberg

    The story of how college football transitioned from the BCS to a playoff, as told by the conference commissioners and athletic directors who were directly involved in the decision-making process.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  2. Illinois defense gets chance for redemption

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois' defense entered the season pegged as one of the Big Ten's best, a distinction linebacker Jonathan Brown thinks the Illini still merit. "We've got the best front seven in the country," Brown told reporters last week. "I firmly believe tha...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  3. 2011 schedule analysis: Iowa

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's continue the breakdown of each Big Ten team's 2011 schedule with the Iowa Hawkeyes. Nonconference opponents (with 2010 records) Sept. 3: Tennessee Tech (5-6) Sept. 10: at Iowa State (5-7) Sept. 17: Pittsburgh (8-5) Sept. 24: Louisiana-...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  4. Halftime: Ohio State 28, Arkansas 10

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- Thoughts at the half from the Louisiana Superdome, where it's all Ohio State in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Player of the half: Terrelle Pryor. The Ohio State junior quarterback is making the most of his good fortune to play in this ga...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  5. It's game day at the Allstate Sugar Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- Greetings from high atop the Louisiana Superdome. And when I say high, I mean nose-bleed high. They've moved the press box for the Sugar Bowl, so colleague Brian Bennett and I are looking down from what looks like a half mile abo...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  6. Illinois announces schedule updates

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois has completed its nonconference schedule for the 2012 season and identified its Homecoming game for the 2011 campaign. The Illini will play home games against Western Michigan, Charleston Southern and Louisiana Tech in 2012 and travel to ...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  7. Illinois tunes into the Rejus show

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Illinois wide receiver Arrelious "Rejus" Benn followed typical bye-week protocol after his team's underwhelming win against Louisiana-Lafayette on Sept. 13. Mark Cowan/Icon SMI Illinois wide...

    Blog | October 20, 2008
  8. A look back at the Week 3 picks

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The record looks good (9-1), but a closer look reveals some score predictions that weren't even on the radar. You can bet I'll be on throughout the week before making my upcoming selections. Predicting...

    Blog | September 15, 2008
  9. Big Ten Morning Briefing: More on Beanie

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Sorry for the late start today. Had to make a quick trip to downtown Chicago and got caught in some morning traffic. The good news is, I got to hear Ohio State coach Jim Tressel on Mike & Mike in the Morning. ...

    Blog | September 12, 2008
  10. Big Ten: What to watch in Week 3

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg A great weekend of Big Ten games is on tap, and not just the big one at the L.A. Coliseum (ABC, 8 p.m. ET). I expect all of you to gain a few pounds sitting on your couches throughout Saturday and into Sunday morn...

    Blog | September 12, 2008
  11. Big Ten picks for Week 3

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg This week needs no introduction. It boasts an excellent selection of games around the Big Ten, certain to destroy my nearly spotless season record. Two matchups with the Pac-10 and another with a non-BCS power fro...

    Blog | September 11, 2008
  12. Big Ten Morning Briefing: Gophers facing adversity

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Tuesday blog was a little Buckeye heavy -- apparently they have a big game this week -- so it's time to see what else happened around the league. Let's see ... bad news at Minnesota, no news at Penn State. Rea...

    Blog | September 10, 2008
  13. A look at Week 3

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Clear your Saturday schedule, especially the afternoon and evening. This week brings us the best Big Ten games of the nonconference season, if not the entire fall. Aside from a few more interleague matchups later ...

    Blog | September 08, 2008
  14. Breaking down the Sun Belt

    Adam Rittenberg

    Take a look at what questions were answered this spring and what problems linger heading into the fall.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2008
  15. Dooley to wear multiple hats for Bulldogs

    Adam Rittenberg

    Holding the dual role of football coach and athletic director is rare these days, but Derek Dooley isn't even the first member of his family to give it a try.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2008
  16. Spring offers promise of Notre Dame recovery, BYU breakthrough

    Adam Rittenberg

    Take a quick look at the position battles, coaching changes and other key factors to pay attention to during spring practices from Notre Dame to the Mountain West and WAC.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2008