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  1. Iowa's late breakdowns prove costly in loss

    Adam Rittenberg

    Iowa learned a painful lesson Saturday: it's how you start and how you finish. After a sluggish start, the Hawkeyes did a lot of good things in the second and third quarters, and the early part of the fourth, in Saturday's season opener against No...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  2. Big Ten mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Only a few more of these before the season kicks off. Can't wait. Don't forget: Twitter! To the inbox ... Scott from Williamsport, Pa., writes: Hey Adam, As we gear up for another season, we begin to speak about the Big 10 national perceptio...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  3. Report: More Iowa-NIU games on the way

    Adam Rittenberg

    Iowa and Northern Illinois will meet in a season opener for the second consecutive season Aug. 31 at Kinnick Stadium and for the fourth time since the 2006 season. The Hawkeyes and Huskies should be seeing more of each in the future. CBSsports....

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  4. An all-access look at Northern Illinois' Orange Bowl week - colle...

    Adam Rittenberg

    ESPN.com was allowed complete access to the Northern Illinois Huskies during Orange Bowl week, and Adam Rittenberg details how the MAC school prepared for its big shot at the BCS.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2013
  5. NIU's Lynch too good to pass up

    Adam Rittenberg

    MIAMI -- Jordan Lynch grew up playing tailback, still runs like one and detests sliding. He lives with three offensive linemen at Northern Illinois because their personalities click. One of his former college coaches says Lynch can play in the NF...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  6. Jordan Lynch proves he belongs as Northern Illinois Huskies quart...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jordan Lynch, who has led Northern Illinois to the Orange Bowl, has become a star at the only school to offer him a scholarship.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  7. Rod Carey went from positional coach to head man at NIU in a blur...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Rod Carey will make his head coaching debut when he leads Northern Illinois into the Orange Bowl. No, not even he can believe the opportunity came this quickly, Adam Rittenberg writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  8. Nebraska agrees to 3-game series with NIU

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska will face 2013 Discover Orange Bowl participant Northern Illinois three times in the coming years, including a 2016 date at Chicago's Soldier Field. The two schools announced the agreement Monday. Northern Illinois will host Nebraska at S...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  9. Try telling these Huskies they don't belong

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northern Illinois, the beneficiary of a BCS rule designed to allow access for schools from non-automatic qualifying conferences, caused much consternation by its selection to the Discover Orange Bowl. But try telling the Huskies they don't belong. ...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  10. College football - Northern Illinois Huskies out to prove they be...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northern Illinois caused much consternation when it was selected to the Discover Orange Bowl. But try telling the Huskies they don't belong.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  11. Ranking the crossover schedules: Legends

    Adam Rittenberg

    By now, you should know the Big Ten division alignments. Yes, they were confusing at first and remain so for some, but c'mon, you're Big Ten fans. You should get it. Whether you use the M's/N's/Iowa trick or another method, you should know which team...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  12. Spring previews: Legends Division

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2012 Big Ten season doesn't kick off for six-and-a-half months, but spring football is just around the corner. All 12 Big Ten squads will hit the field next month for the first of 15 spring practices. There are plenty of new faces, as the winter ...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  13. O(C), Canada: Badgers name coordinator

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin has found its replacement for Paul Chryst, and he's a familiar name for those who follow football in the Midwest. Matt Canada is joining Wisconsin as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach after spending the 2011 season in the same cap...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  14. Matt Canada hired as Wisconsin Badgers offensive coordinator

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin has hired Matt Canada to be its new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, the team announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  15. MarQueis Gray thrilled to return to QB spot

    Adam Rittenberg

    These days, MarQueis Gray spends his free time studying tape from Northern Illinois' 2010 season, trying to soak in the offense he'll run at Minnesota this fall. Gray likes the scheme, which suits his skill set well. But Minnesota's coaches could ...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  16. Minnesota recognizes urgency of NIU game

    Adam Rittenberg

    Last week, Minnesota's theme was opportunity. This week, it's urgency. The Gophers are in desperate need of a win Saturday night against Northern Illinois (Big Ten Network, 8:30 p.m. ET). Teams that go 1-3 in nonconference play usually see thei...

    Blog | September 22, 2010