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  1. Buckeyes expect Jim Harbaugh to raise The Game

    Brian Bennett

    NEW ORLEANS -- Getting Ohio State players to say anything nice about Michigan is like asking a salmon to befriend a bear. Like talking a Hatfield into tango-dancing with a McCoy. You get the idea. But as news of Jim Harbaugh's hiring in Ann Arbor ...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  2. Big Ten midseason overview

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten entered 2014 with a few high-profile opportunities to raise its flailing image. Things started out well enough, as Wisconsin took a 24-7 lead on LSU in the third quarter on opening weekend. And it was pretty much all downhill from ther...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  3. Dantonio, assistants cash in on success

    Brian Bennett

    Mark Dantonio and his coaching staff led Michigan State to a Big Ten title, Rose Bowl victory and No. 3 final national ranking. And to the victors go the spoils. Dantonio was promised a pay raise after the Rose Bowl win, and the details of that bu...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  4. Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio given contract extension,...

    Brian Bennett

    Fresh off a Rose Bowl victory and No. 3 final national ranking, Michigan State Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio and his assistants are getting a healthy pay raise.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  5. Minnesota Golden Gophers coach Jerry Kill given extension, raise

    Brian Bennett

    Coming off an eight-win season, Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Jerry Kill received a one-year contract extension and a raise of nearly $1 million per year on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  6. Buckeyes' Gene Smith gets raise, new title

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State athletics director Gene Smith got a promotion, a new title and an extended contract on Tuesday. The school announced that Smith will be promoted to vice president while still handling athletics director duties until 2020. His current co...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  7. Northwestern players push for union

    Brian Bennett

    Remember back in September when Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter wore a wristband promoting the "All Players United" movement? It was mostly a symbolic protest that Colter and other players across the country staged that day to raise issues about...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  8. Tim Beck, other Husker assistants get raises

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska offensive coordinator Tim Beck oversaw one of the most prolific attacks in the Big Ten in 2012. Now, Beck is getting rewarded for that good work. According to the Omaha World-Herald, the third-year coordinator had his salary nearly double...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  9. O'Brien says he did not ask PSU for raise

    Brian Bennett

    As everyone knows by now, Penn State coach Bill O'Brien was courted by NFL teams in the past couple of weeks. He admits to have "had conversations" with a couple of those teams. But O'Brien hasn't gone anywhere, and he said on Monday that he did n...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  10. Big Ten Monday chat at 3 p.m. ET

    Brian Bennett

    Conference season is upon us, so it's time to raise your games. Better bring your best questions and material to today's Big Ten chat. Let's get serious. You know the drill. I'll be chatting from 3 to 4 p.m. ET. Here is the link. I'll see you t...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  11. Nebraska's Bo Pelini gets raise, extra year

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini has been given a small bump in salary and has had an extra year put on his contract, the Omaha World-Herald reports. Pelini's annual pay increased from $2.775 million to $2.875 million under a revised agreement he sig...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  12. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Happy December, and happy football watching tonight. The Cincinnati seniors are happy to be back at Nippert Stadium. It is time to raise the level of the UConn football program. Can the Huskies beat Cincinnati to send Louisville to the Orange...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  13. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Raise your hand if you are happy for Rich Rod ... Will Munchie Legaux keep his starting job? With B.J. Daniels' status up in the air, Louisville will plan accordingly. The Backyard Brawl could be a day at the track. Todd Graham thinks Lucas N...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  14. Halftime: Nebraska 34, Minnesota 0

    Brian Bennett

    Raise your hand if this halftime score surprises you. If your hand is now elevated, well, you just haven't been paying attention. This looked like a tremendous mismatch on paper, and it's playing out that way. Nebraska is simply way too good fo...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Raise your hand if you had Pitt winning by 27 points ... The Cincinnati defensive front has added depth, which has led to better play and fewer snaps for the starters this season. UConn is not happy with its 2-2 start. Top UConn booster Robert ...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  16. Poll: The nine-game Big Ten schedule

    Brian Bennett

    So the Big Ten is going to a nine-game conference schedule, beginning in 2017 as expected. This raises a few major questions. Will the league be better off with nine conference games? Surely another league matchup will create excitement and antic...

    Blog | August 04, 2011