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  1. UW's roster reset to test Andersen, staff

    Adam Rittenberg

    MADISON, Wis. -- Gary Andersen's current job description looks a lot like that of a first-year coach. Here's the thing: Andersen is entering his second season at Wisconsin. Andersen's inheritance with the Badgers last year, in coaching currency, r...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  2. Gary Andersen of Wisconsin Badgers gets raise in new deal

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin on Monday approved a new compensation package for Gary Andersen that will pay the coach $300,000 more beginning in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  3. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten blog also secretly interviewed for the Browns job. Gary Andersen's interview with the Cleveland Browns is nothing for Wisconsin fans to be alarmed about, Tom Oates writes. Northwestern's unionizing push gets going today. Steve Spu...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  4. Early look at Big Ten's free-agent signings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Only 22 Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2013 NFL draft, the league's lowest total in nearly two decades (it had 21 draftees in 1994). But as soon as the draft ended Saturday, the free-agent signings began. And there were plenty...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  5. Big Ten undrafted free agent signings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Several Big Ten players who didn't hear their names called in New York during the weekend still received some good news about their football futures. As soon as the NFL draft concluded, the undrafted free agent scramble began. Here's an initial li...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  6. Beckman retains Illinois' building blocks

    Adam Rittenberg

    Tim Beckman's first pivotal recruiting venture at Illinois didn't take place in a living room or at a camp for prep players. It happened at a California hotel in late December. His targets already wore the Orange and Blue. The group gathered befor...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  7. Ferentz-to-NFL rumors sure to crank up

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Kirk Ferentz-to-NFL rumors are as common to December as holiday shopping and frost on your windshield. They had died down for a year or two, but now they're back. The Kansas City Chiefs' firing of coach Todd Haley earlier Monday once again ...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  8. Colts hire Tressel as game-day consultant

    Adam Rittenberg

    Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel is heading to the NFL -- at least for now. The Indianapolis Colts have hired Tressel as a game-day consultant. According to Colts coach Jim Caldwell, Tressel will focus primarily on replays, which will prevent t...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  9. Jim Tressel, Lloyd Carr visit Browns camp

    Adam Rittenberg

    In November 2007, Jim Tressel and Lloyd Carr stood on opposite sidelines at Michigan Stadium, coaching Ohio State and Michigan in The Game. Feels like a long time ago, doesn't it? Both Tressel and Carr are out of coaching -- at least for now --...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  10. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's get to your comments and questions. Two more mailblogs coming later this week: Brian on Thursday and yours truly on Friday. As Bill Raftery would say, send it in! Craig from Braintree, Mass., writes: I loved seeing Ivan's article on city ...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  11. Should B1G have considered more cities?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany made it pretty clear last week that the race to host the league's future football championship games is down to two cities: Indianapolis and Chicago. Groups from both Lucas Oil Stadium and Soldier Field made detaile...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  12. Big Ten NFL draft outlook for 2011, 2012

    Adam Rittenberg

    ESPN NFL draft expert Mel Kiper has posted his latest mock draft , and if you're a fan of J.J. Watt or Corey Liuget, you're gonna like what you see. Both Big Ten early entry defensive linemen are soaring up the boards, and Kiper really likes how t...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  13. Indy a logical choice for first title game

    Adam Rittenberg

    As soon as Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany talked about securing a short-term deal for the league's initial championship game in football, my thoughts started drifting down I-65 -- toward Naptown. Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium always has been th...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  14. 2010 Big Ten media days primer

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's here. After months of waiting and breaking down pretty much everything about these teams, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Big Ten football media days take place Monday and Tuesday in Chicago, marking the unofficial star...

    Blog | July 29, 2010
  15. Lambeau Field wants Big Ten title game

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's boiling here in Chicago and around most of the Midwest today, so go crank up the AC, grab a cold one and put on your parka. Now picture this: the Big Ten championship game at historic Lambeau Field. It could become a reality. Green Bay ...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  16. Does title game need Big Ten weather?

    Adam Rittenberg

    The mercury is supposed to hit 90 degrees this week in Chicago, so forgive me for being a little reluctant to write about snow, sleet, ice, frost and any other reminders of winter. While I can't wait for early September, thinking about early December...

    Blog | July 13, 2010