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  1. Can spread teams play strong enough defense to win national champ...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Can spread teams play strong enough defense to win national championships? Some coaches say the spread can damage not only the opposing defense but the one on the same sideline.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend. Let's get to the links ... Jabrill Peppers' commitment to Michigan is resonating around the country. Mgoblog has a comprehensive look at Peppers' recruiting profile. A look at the top five recruits of th...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  3. A look at B1G athletic directors' salaries

    Adam Rittenberg

    Shawn Eichorst isn't the highest-profile athletic director in the Big Ten. While Nebraska fans are a pretty sharp bunch, I bet some would have a hard time picking out Eichorst in a crowd. The fact Eichorst succeeded Nebraska legend Tom Osborne as AD ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  4. Wide-open B1G should provide thrill ride

    Adam Rittenberg

    First, the hard truth: The Big Ten is a Michigan loss to Notre Dame away from flunking its nonconference exam. If the national title drought, the New Year's Day debacles and the high-profile scandals weren't enough, the Big Ten has limped out of t...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  5. Big Ten rankings: No. 14, Max Bullough

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten preseason player rankings march on, and for the second time, we head back to Sparta to profile another Michigan State linebacker. We're not done with the Spartans' decorated defense in these rankings, but this next player has establish...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  6. Michigan seeks a return to glory

    Adam Rittenberg

    If Michigan hoists the Allstate Sugar Bowl trophy as "The Victors" blares and team dance expert Fitzgerald Toussaint shows off his moves at midfield, the temptation will be there. Whenever a team emerges from a dark period to win a high-profile ga...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  7. Big Ten remains third in Power Rankings

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten's weak Week 4 slate didn't provide many opportunities to enhance the league's national profile. For the most part, only bad things could happen. And for Indiana and Minnesota, they did. But the other eight Big Ten squads took care o...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  8. Workout warrior: Illinois FB Jay Prosch

    Adam Rittenberg

    As promised, the Big Ten workout warrior series is back. Piggybacking off of colleague Bruce Feldman's annual "Freaks" list, Bennett and I will profile four Big Ten players who go above and beyond in the weight room. We solicited nominations from ...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  9. Northwestern finalizes series with Stanford

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern's new scheduling goal is to find opponents that have similar profiles. It's safe to say the Wildcats' latest addition fits the bill, but not for the reason everyone thinks. Northwestern on Wednesday announced a four-game series aga...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  10. Gene Marsh: Jim Tressel's rep could help

    Adam Rittenberg

    Those of you who follow high-profile NCAA infractions cases probably know the name Gene Marsh. Marsh served as chairman of the NCAA's Committee on Infractions from 2004-06 and was part of the committee for nine years. He also has been retained by ...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  11. Insight Bowl boosts profile with ESPN deal

    Adam Rittenberg

    If the chance to spend late December in Tempe, Ariz., wasn't appealing enough, the Insight Bowl just got a lot more attractive for Big Ten teams and their fans. The Insight Bowl today announced a multiyear agreement with ESPN and four-year deals w...

    Blog | May 06, 2010
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Joe Flacco just threw another interception. The Chicago Tribune's Teddy Greenstein profiles the Big Ten's Silver Football finalists here and here and here. Three great reads. Michigan State police have wrapped up its investigation of a Nov. 22 ...

    Blog | December 08, 2009
  13. Wermers academically ineligible before transfer

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg There are two lessons to be learned when dealing with transfers, especially those from high-profile programs. 1. Don't always believe what the player says. 2. Those who transfer quietly are oft...

    Blog | July 20, 2009
  14. Michigan kicks off 50 States Tour

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg College Football Live is starting a very cool feature on Monday, as the show begins its 50 States Tour, a series that will profile the best of amateur football (college and high school) in every U.S. state, pl...

    Blog | May 29, 2009
  15. Fiesta Bowl teams share similar profiles

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ohio State and Texas will attempt to beat one another into the sod tonight, but the two storied programs have found common ground throughout the week leading up to the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl (Fox,...

    Blog | January 05, 2009
  16. Big two dragging down Big Ten

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Throughout Big Ten football history, the league's value directly correlated to strength of its two highest-profile members. As Ohio State and Michigan went, so did the Big Ten. If today's performances by the Bucke...

    Blog | September 14, 2008