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  1. College football preview -- What's old is new again among Big Ten...

    Pat Forde

    In the 1970s, the Big Ten had an array of mobile quarterbacks. But they pale in comparison to this season's lineup of dual-threat QBs.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2011
  2. College football preview - Big Ten changes, but talent stays the ...

    Pat Forde

    The Big Ten will unveil a thoroughly modern conference this season. But for the league to really make noise, it must start attracting top-tier talent.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2011
  3. Identifying the top over/underachievers in college basketball's m...

    Pat Forde

    Pat Forde takes a look at the most overachieving and underachieving college basketball programs of the modern era.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  4. Sullinger won't let Buckeyes lose

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- When defending Ohio State, you must pick your poison. You either double-team Jared Sullinger in the paint and risk being shot out of the gym by the Buckeyes' array of shooters, or you let the big man operate one-on-one. After wa...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  5. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 67, N'western 61

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Ohio State dodged a major upset, outlasting Northwestern 67-61 in overtime in the Big Ten quarterfinals. The victory strengthens the Buckeyes' case for an overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA tourney, but it didn't come easy. They trailed ...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  6. Big Ten tournament preview

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Three things I can't wait to see in Northwestern-Ohio State: Can Michael Thompson continue his roll? The spunky little Northwestern guard set a Big Ten tournament scoring record with 35 points against Minnesota Thursday. Theoretic...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  7. Gophers can't dig themselves out of hole

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Tubby Smith still has a shot at an 18th consecutive 20-win season. But if he gets those final three victories, they'll come in the NIT. At best. And that's certainly not what Minnesota had in mind when this season began. The Gol...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  8. Rapid Reaction: N'western 75, Minnesota 65

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Northwestern rode a dominant, 35-point performance from guard Michael Thompson for a surprisingly easy 75-65 victory over Minnesota. It was a Northwestern record for most points scored in a Big Ten tourney game, and it helped the W...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  9. Championship Week: Big Ten basketball tournament primer

    Pat Forde

    There is dominance at the top, drama in the middle and desperation at the bottom as the Big Ten tournament gets underway.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  10. Stanford Cardinal, obscure running backs among bowl season's winn...

    Pat Forde

    With 30 bowls in the books -- and with too many crazy moments to mention -- Pat Forde runs down bowl season's biggest winners and losers.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  11. Nebraska Cornhuskers' tough breakup, potential spoilers on Dash's...

    Pat Forde

    The Dash runs through Bo Pelini and Nebraska's lost weekend, potential Thanksgiving spoilers, some feast week invites and more.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2010
  12. Michigan State Spartans inspire ode to fakery

    Pat Forde

    Dashing through some fake kicks, the art of the play fake, faux undefeated and unranked teams, and more.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2010
  13. Forde Minutes: 40 names, games, teams and minutiae making news in...

    Pat Forde

    From the best and worst college towns to running the league table, The Minutes clocks it all.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2010
  14. Boise State Broncos and TCU Horned Frogs deserve to Dash into a B...

    Pat Forde

    From a return to reality to a BCS bowl manifesto to possible big-names bowling gutter balls, The Dash runs through it all.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2009
  15. Taking issue with Sagarin's all-time college basketball rankings

    Pat Forde

    Pat Forde loves the first 1,195 pages of the "ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia." But when it comes to Jeff Sagarin's all-time rankings, well ... let the debate begin.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  16. Big Ten will earn respect once it starts accumulating wins

    Pat Forde

    Ohio State has held up as the Big Ten flagship, but the Buckeyes haven't received much help the past few seasons.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2009