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  1. Is the College Football Playoff committee forcing programs to ret...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The College Football Playoff committee's rankings show that schedule strength matters now, so programs now have to decide if this forces them to rethink how they schedule in the future.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
  2. B1G coaches see playoff as equalizer

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- The preseason primping in college football is over. The beauty contest has been canceled. If the playoff selection committee does its job, nothing that is said, written or ranked between now and early October will matter. And that's a v...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  3. What to know: Northwestern union vote

    Adam Rittenberg

    The next 24 hours are pivotal and historic in college sports. Right now, the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors are meeting in Indianapolis, where they're expected to approve a proposal granting autonomy to the major revenue-generating conferences....

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  4. PSU staff brings 'SEC mentality' to practice

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- You've likely heard about SEC-style recruiting in the Big Ten, first with Urban Meyer at Ohio State and now with James Franklin at Penn State. Franklin appears to bringing a taste of his former league to the practice field at...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  5. Title game likely to stay in center of B1G

    Adam Rittenberg

    As the Big Ten prepares to officially welcome new members Rutgers and Maryland on July 1, the league is mobilizing to increase its brand in the valuable Northeast corridor. The Big Ten will now regularly play games in Piscataway, N.J., and College...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  6. Osborne likes Legends panel to pick Playoff

    Adam Rittenberg

    The name, game sites and logo for the upcoming College Football Playoff are set. Now comes the most important piece of the puzzle: the selection committee. Everyone wants to know who will have the important and unenviable task of choosing the fiel...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  7. Delany: More B1G expansion unlikely

    Adam Rittenberg

    There are no absolutes when it comes to realignment in college sports, but the ACC's recent announcement of a grant of media rights has been viewed as a game-changer. The ACC now appears secure, especially from its biggest perceived threat, the Bi...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  8. Introducing the Big Ten players tournament

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're all about Big Ten football on this blog -- 24/7/365 -- but we're not naive about the fact that hoops is dominating he college sports landscape right now. After all, I typed this post from the United Center in Chicago, where I spent late last we...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  9. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Don't forget: Big Ten chat starts right now! The NFL chatter about Bill O'Brien continues. Penn State needs O'Brien to keep building the foundation. Some views on Pennsylvania's lawsuit against the NCAA here and here and here and here. Dirk C...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  10. College football -- Joe Paterno's legacy endures at Penn State Ni...

    Adam Rittenberg

    It was a mass of mixed emotions Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Penn State fans hopscotched between yesterday, today and tomorrow, anger, sadness and hope. If one thing is certain, it appears the Nittany Lions will be stuck between now and then for some time.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2012
  11. Ex-PSU players, coach appealing sanctions

    Adam Rittenberg

    First, the appeal came from the Paterno family. Next came a group of Penn State trustees. Now eight former Penn State players, along with an ex-assistant coach, are appealing the NCAA sanctions handed down to the football program July 23. The grou...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  12. Poll: Evaluating Penn State's penalties

    Adam Rittenberg

    By now, most of you know the penalties handed down to Penn State's football program by the NCAA. Penn State didn't receive the so-called "death penalty" and will play football this fall and beyond, but the program will be compromised for at least the...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  13. PSU case conjures up memories of SMU

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Twenty five years, five months and 28 days ago, David Berst stood at a podium in Dallas and delivered SMU's "death" warrant. And then he fainted. Berst, then the NCAA's director of enforcement and now the NCAA's Division I vice ...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  14. Scholarship penalties could crush PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Forget about the money. The revenue that Penn State must forfeit both now and in the future as a result of NCAA penalties handed down Monday won't cripple the football program. Scholarship reductions might. Especially scholarship r...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  15. Big Ten to impose own penalties on PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA has had its say on Penn State. Now it's the Big Ten's turn. The Big Ten will announce its own punishment for Penn State for massive failings during the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal at the school. University of Iowa...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  16. Big Ten recruits at The Opening

    Adam Rittenberg

    The college football season is still about eight weeks away, but the summer recruiting showcase events are going on right now. One of the biggest, The Opening, takes place Thursday-Sunday at Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Ore. During that time 150 o...

    Blog | July 05, 2012