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  1. Big Ten morning links

    Josh Moyer

    Three bite-sized opinions, with links below, to start off your morning: 1. Larry Johnson deserves cheers, not jeers from Penn State fans. The longtime Nittany Lions assistant, now an Ohio State coach, is returning to Happy Valley for a Saturday ni...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  2. Big Ten morning links

    Josh Moyer

    We're now a week removed from "The Season" and the best performances from the best players in college football history, but I have to get something off my chest, Big Ten nation. We talked about Illinois' Red Grange and Minnesota's Bronko Nagurski....

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  3. Roundtable: Best B1G season ever

    Brian Bennett, Josh Moyer, Mitch Sherman and Austin Ward

    All this week, ESPN has been looking at the best individual seasons of all time, in the entirety of college football and at every FBS school, including the Big Ten. So as we wrap up The Season project, we are left with one last and obvious questio...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  4. Flashback: NFL's first playoff


    On this day in 1932, the NFL held its first championship game. The Chicago Bears, featuring legends Red Grange and Bronko Nagurski, beat the Portsmouth Spartans 9-0. Prior to the meeting, the league had determined its annual champion based on the reg...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  5. Wheaton North qualifies 15 to state in winning Wheaton-Warrenvill...

    Mike Newman

    Meet Results Warrenville, Ill --- Wheaton North powered its way to the 3A sectional crown at Red Grange Field Friday night just by doing what they were expected to do according to Coach Don Helberg. "Everyone has qualified today like we have want...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  6. WW South Girls Tiger Invitational Heat Sheets

    Mike Newman

    Licensed to Wheaton Warrenville South H.S. HY-TEK's Meet Manager 4/26/2012 Tiger Invitational - 4/27/2012 Red Grange Field Wheaton Warrenville South, Wheaton, IL ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  7. USC Trojans have had their share of colorful nicknames

    Greg Katz

    Nicknames have gone hand in hand with success over USC's illustrious football history. So what nickname will star QB Matt Barkley be called by the time he's done in Troy?

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2012
  8. ESPN Chicago Hall of Fame: Scott Powers' 10 best high school athl...

    Scott Powers

    Getty Images Michael Wilbon says Red Grange should be a lock for the inaugural class. Watch Although Michael Jordan, Walter Payton and others grew up elsewhere before finding their stardom in Chicago, plenty of big-name athletes began their stor...

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  9. About the Chicago Hall of Fame

    John Roberts illustration Are hometown athletes embraced more by Chicago fans? Watch Michael Jordan and Walter Payton made it easy for us. Not only did they make it look easy on the field, their brilliance in competition and universal appeal away fr...

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2011
  10. Yards to Glory: Red alert, 'The Catch'

    Adam Rittenberg

    The latest installment of Yards to Glory is up, as we look at college football's most memorable touchdowns scored between the 60-yard line and 41-yard line. Three items with Big Ten connections made the rundown, including one play I remember well ...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  11. Ditka inspires Maine South in Classic

    Scott Powers

    WHEATON, Ill. -- Maine South continued Wednesday where it left off last football season. Coming off its third consecutive Class 8A state title, Maine South won the inaugural Red Grange 7-on-7 Classic on Wednesday by going undefeated against seven ...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  12. Barrington linemen flexing muscles

    Scott Powers

    WHEATON, Ill. -- Barrington offensive line coach Steve Galovich wasn't sure whether with five juniors the Broncos would be able to match some of the top linemen in the state at the Red Grange Classic on Wednesday. Galovich's young linemen surprise...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  13. Red Grange Classic debuts at WW South

    Scott Powers

    Eight of the area's premier football teams, including three of last year's state champions, will compete Wednesday in the inaugural Red Grange Classic at Wheaton Warrenville South. The classic, which is a 7-on-7 competition, will include Class 5A ...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  14. NFC North weekend mailbag

    Kevin Seifert

    After some time in the shop, the weekend mailbag is baaaaaaacckkkk. Typing that word reminds me of the way Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers announced his return from a concussion last season. (I'm baaaaaaacckkkk, he texted to ESPNMilwau...

    Blog | May 21, 2011
  15. Flash Points: Franchise-turning events

    Kevin Seifert

    Examining the most crucial event in the history of every team in the division. The most important moment in Green Bay Packers history was nearly scuttled by an unlikely source. Shortly after Vince Lombardi accepted the Packers' job as head coach/g...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  16. Flash Points: Bears' defining moment

    Kevin Seifert

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Bears -- for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment on May 17. The Chicago Bears have been in the pro football mix since it started in 1920, a fact now c...

    Blog | May 10, 2011