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  1. Top Big Ten players: Nos. 5-1

    Brian Bennett

    All week, we've been revealing our rankings of the Top 25 players in the Big Ten for 2014. Now comes the moment you've been waiting for: the best of the best. Here are the top five players as we see them, based on past performance and potential fo...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  2. Spartans hoping what's past is prologue

    Brian Bennett

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Ask Mark Dantonio for his favorite moment from Michigan State's magical 2013 season, and he'll tell you about the stories he's heard. Since the Spartans beat Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, Dantonio has received countle...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Instant Analysis: Clemson 40, Ohio State 35

    Brian Bennett

    MIAMI -- Since the moment the pairing was announced, we thought the Discover Orange Bowl could feature a wild and entertaining shootout between No. 7 Ohio State and No. 12 Clemson. And that's just what we got in Clemson's 40-35 win Friday before a...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  5. BCS era has been good to Buckeyes

    Brian Bennett

    In a little more than a week, the BCS era of college football will come to an end. So let's take a moment to celebrate the team that enjoyed more BCS success than anyone else: Ohio State. (We'll pause here to let SEC fans pick their jaws up from t...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  6. Big Ten race update: Week 11

    Brian Bennett

    There are only four weeks left in the regular season. Let that sink in for a moment. Where did the time go? We're entering the real home stretch of the season now. So let's update the Big Ten division races and see where they stand: Leaders Div...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  7. Indiana finally gets over Penn State hump

    Brian Bennett

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana senior receiver Kofi Hughes had heard the same question several times this year: What's the best moment of your career? He could only stammer his way through an answer. "I had nothing to say," Hughes said. "The last th...

    Blog | October 05, 2013
  8. Spartans a BCS title contender?

    Brian Bennett

    As the SEC tries to dominate every waking moment of media coverage this week, Brian Fremeau from Football Outsiders takes a look at the top six teams who could put us out of our misery and break the southerners' seven-year stranglehold on the nationa...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  9. Best of the Big Ten's spring

    Brian Bennett

    Best moment: This one's a no-brainer. Nebraska created the best moment in the Big Ten -- and maybe anywhere, ever, during spring practice -- by allowing 7-year-old cancer patient Jack Hoffman to run for a touchdown before a roaring crowd at the Huske...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  10. The story behind a special spring TD

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska provided a touching moment on Saturday when the team let 7-year-old cancer patient Jack Hoffman line up and score a touchdown during the Cornhuskers' spring game. Colleague Mark Schlabach has the back story on that special touchdown: Andy [...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  11. Brutus takes a big hit at Buckeyes practice

    Brian Bennett

    You've got to love spring practice. Never are things more laid back and open to unusual moments than during the spring. We saw Nebraska use the spring game to let 7-year-old cancer patient Jack Hoffman live out a dream. And Brutus Buckeye might ha...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  12. Warner, Bollman aim to cure MSU offense

    Brian Bennett

    Some would see Michigan State's offense as needing a dire overhaul after a season in which the Spartans averaged just 20 points per game and turned most passing downs into cover-your-eyes moments. But new playcaller Dave Warner doesn't think the s...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  13. Best and worst of 2012: Ohio State

    Brian Bennett

    Our series examining the best and worst moments of the 2012 season for each Big Ten team concludes now with the Ohio State Buckeyes: Best moment: Perfection achieved In lieu of an opportunity to play for the national title, what could possibly ...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  14. Best and worst of 2012: Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    Our series examining the best and worst moments of 2012 for each Big Ten team continues now with the Illinois Fighting Illini. Best moment: A solid debut OK, it wasn't easy to pick out the best moment for a team that went 2-10 and lost its fina...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  15. Best and worst of 2012: Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    Our series examining the best and worst moments of 2012 for each Big Ten team continues now with the Michigan State Spartans ... Best moment: Bell beats Boise It says something about Michigan State's 2012 season that the best moment came in Wee...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  16. Best and worst of 2012: Iowa

    Brian Bennett

    Our series examining the best and worst moments of 2012 for each Big Ten team rolls on with today's look at the Iowa Hawkeyes: Best moment: Upset in Sparta Two games after the shocking home loss to Central Michigan, things were looking up in Io...

    Blog | January 09, 2013