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  1. Raiders pick Pryor in supplemental draft

    Adam Rittenberg

    After Terrelle Pryor's unusual and controversial route to the NFL, only one pro destination truly made sense for the former Ohio State quarterback. Oakland. It became a reality Monday as the Raiders, who rarely operate by the book, selected Pry...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  2. Big 12 lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Greetings from Big Ten country. Spent the past two days in Lincoln, and Nebraska fans send their best wishes (riiiight). Let's see what's going on in the Big 12. All the attention on Oklahoma State star Justin Blackmon could mean big things fo...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  3. Purdue to open 2011 season against MT

    Adam Rittenberg

    Purdue announced Wednesday that it will open the 2011 season at home against Middle Tennessee. The Boilers needed a replacement opponent after Kent State backed out of a contract to open its season against Alabama. Middle Tennessee gets a good dea...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  4. Big 12 Happy Hour links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Sorry these are coming a bit late today. Enjoy them with your beverage of choice. Nebraska isn't focusing on its impending move to the Big Ten, Brian Cristopherson writes in the Lincoln Journal-Star. Will Muschamp must continue the waiting game...

    Blog | July 30, 2010
  5. Ohio State prez, Delany discussed Texas

    Adam Rittenberg

    No lunch links today, but I wanted to pass along an interesting story in The Columbus Dispatch, which obtained some interesting e-mail correspondence between Ohio State and the Big Ten regarding expansion. There aren't a ton of details available, ...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  6. Big 12 lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Let's see what's happening in Big 12 country today. Oklahoma State once again goes to Denton, Texas, for a coveted recruit, this time defensive end Jimmy Bean, Adam Boedeker writes in The Dallas Morning News. NFL scouts like what they see from fo...

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  7. Instant analysis: Texas Tech 41, Michigan State 31

    Adam Rittenberg

    A shorthanded Michigan State team put forth a great effort, but made too many mistakes on both sides of the ball to beat Texas Tech. The Spartans blew a fourth-quarter lead and didn't have enough offense to rally in the end, losing 41-31. The Big Ten...

    Blog | January 03, 2010
  8. Video: Alamo Bowl preview

    Adam Rittenberg

    Adam Rittenberg previews the Valero Alamo Bowl matchup between Texas Tech and Michigan State....

    Blog | January 02, 2010
  9. Valero Alamo Bowl preview

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's time for a quick look at arguably the most bizarre bowl game of the year, as Michigan State (6-6) takes on Texas Tech (8-4) on Saturday night in San Antonio (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET). WHO TO WATCH: Blair White and Keshawn Martin. Michigan State's wav...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  10. Leach firing could give MSU an edge

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Mike Leach era is over at Texas Tech, only three days before the Red Raiders take the field against Michigan State in the Valero Alamo Bowl. Suddenly, a game that looked like a major mismatch for Michigan State is getting very, very interestin...

    Blog | December 30, 2009
  11. Spartans to face Texas Tech without Leach

    Adam Rittenberg

    It turns out Michigan State won't be the only team in the Valero Alamo Bowl missing some key personnel. Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach has been suspended by the school and won't coach in the Jan. 2 game against Michigan State (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET). ...

    Blog | December 28, 2009
  12. Cousins tries to regroup Spartans for bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    If only quarterback Kirk Cousins had known, he could have stopped them. As a co-captain for Michigan State, Cousins would have stepped in and tried to prevent his teammates from going to a residence hall shortly after the team banquet on Nov. 22. ...

    Blog | December 18, 2009
  13. Valero Alamo Bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    Valero Alamo Bowl: Texas Tech (8-4) vs. Michigan State (6-6) Jan. 2, 9 p.m. (ESPN) This could go one of two ways for Michigan State. 1. Things completely fall apart in San Antonio, as an undermanned Spartans squad gutted by suspensions and dis...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  14. Minnesota adds games with MTSU, NIU

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Minnesota head coach Tim Brewster and athletic director Joel Maturi have revamped the school's scheduling philosophy, adding games with powerhouse teams like Cal, USC and (most likely) Texas. I'm not sure ho...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  15. Conference call: Where does the Big Ten rank?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg A peek inside Big Ten media days last week served as proof that the debate about conference strength is alive and well. It seemed like Big Ten coaches received more questions about the league's struggles a...

    Blog | August 07, 2009
  16. Texas' Brown in top form as countdown begins

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Mack Brown still gets nervous, even if he doesn't show it. When Brown met the media this morning, the Texas head coach recalled a conversation he had with coaching legend Darrell K. Roya...

    Blog | January 04, 2009