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  1. Lewan pays the price to be a Michigan Man

    Adam Rittenberg

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Michigan Man label carries a price tag. Those who earn it invest their bodies and their minds. Some pay with deferred income. For Taylor Lewan, becoming a Michigan Man carries a very hefty price tag, one with two commas....

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  2. Don't blame PSU's Redd for move to USC

    Adam Rittenberg

    Go ahead and mount that dartboard with Lane Kiffin's (usually) smug mug on it. Place it next to the one of NCAA president Mark Emmert or any others considered villains in the fallout from the severe sanctions placed on Penn State's football progra...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  3. Big Ten picks rewind: Week 1

    Adam Rittenberg

    The picks rewind is back! Every Tuesday or Wednesday during the season, we'll take a look back at our game predictions, see how we fared and critique ourselves. Let's get started. WEEK 1 Adam Rittenberg: 9-3 Brian Bennett: 10-2 Not an ...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  4. Gophers not going away in L.A.

    Adam Rittenberg

    Minnesota briefly interrupted the Matt Barkley-Robert Woods show and has put itself right back into the game. The Gophers turned a USC special-teams gaffe into a touchdown as Duane Bennett scooted into the end zone from nine yards out, cutting the...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  5. Pac-12 lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Greetings from Big Ten country. Happy to fill in for Ted during his vacay. The latest on the Cliff Harris situation at Oregon here and here and here. Ducks coach Chip Kelly should sit Harris against LSU, John Canzano writes in The Oregonian. In c...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  6. Big Ten predictions: Week 3

    Adam Rittenberg

    South Dakota ended my quest for perfection (or was it Minnesota?). Either way, I'll try to start a new streak this week. Michigan 43, Massachusetts 14: Denard Robinson does his thing for two and a half quarters before the real drama begins. Does D...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  7. Minnesota moves on after Dakota debacle

    Adam Rittenberg

    Tim Brewster often gets criticized for putting a positive spin on everything, but the Minnesota coach was brutally honest about what happened last week against South Dakota. "It's a game in which we should have won," he said Tuesday. "There's no e...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  8. Big Ten Week 2 rewind/Week 3 preview

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's look back at Week 2 before looking ahead to Saturday's completely full slate (11 games) of Big Ten action. Team of the week: Iowa. Ohio State and Michigan drew more national attention, as usual, but Iowa delivered the most impressive perform...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  9. What we learned in the Big Ten: Week 2

    Adam Rittenberg

    Five lessons from the week that was in the Big Ten. 1. Denard Robinson isn't a one-hit wonder. If and when Michigan starts the season 4-0, many will compare the quick start to 2009, when Tate Forcier led the Wolverines to four consecutive victorie...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  10. Five toughest BT non-con games in 2010

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten takes a little longer than most leagues to release its full football schedule, but for the most part, we know which teams will be playing and when. Nonconference scheduling has been a sore subject in the league for quite some time, but th...

    Blog | February 16, 2010
  11. Best case-worst case rewind: Ohio State

    Adam Rittenberg

    My look back at the best case-worst case series continues with ... Ohio State. In case you missed it: Ohio State's best case-worst case. Best-case synopsis: Terrelle Pryor starts to figure it out and joins forces with a dominant defense to l...

    Blog | December 18, 2009
  12. Buckeyes' big-play defense gets it done

    Adam Rittenberg

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- After losing several national award winners, Ohio State's defense adopted the motto of, "No names, no blame, no worries" for the 2009 season. The Buckeyes left Michigan Stadium on Saturday with absolutely nothing to worry about...

    Blog | November 21, 2009
  13. Reasons to get excited for The Game

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State-Michigan doesn't matter. That's the general sentiment around the country this week as college football's greatest rivalry gets ready to resume Saturday at Michigan Stadium (ABC, noon ET). One of my esteemed colleagues called this the "m...

    Blog | November 20, 2009
  14. Big Ten thumbs up-thumbs down for Week 7

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg A few shout-outs and smack-downs to those not recognized previously (helmet stickers, players of the week, etc.). Thumbs up, Greg Jones -- It seems like everyone takes Jones for granted at this point, but wh...

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  15. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Follow me on Twitter during the Big Ten coaches teleconference, which begins right now. Please begin reading. USC's Matt Barkley got most of the attention Saturday, but another freshman quarterback, Tate...

    Blog | September 15, 2009
  16. Big Ten thumbs up-thumbs down for Week 2

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Welcome to a new feature on the Big Ten blog, to appear every Monday afternoon the rest of the season. I'll hand out thumbs ups and thumbs downs to players, coaches, teams, position groups and anything else Big...

    Blog | September 14, 2009