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  1. LeGrand, Taliaferro to share captaincy

    Brian Bennett

    We've spent a lot of time this offseason wondering if Rutgers-Penn State can develop into a rivalry. We haven't spent enough time discussing the similarities between the schools. And in a very cool move by both programs, they announced today that ...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  2. Maryland-PSU a simmering new rivalry?

    Brian Bennett

    Maryland and Rutgers officially join the Big Ten on July 1, less than two weeks from now. The reaction from most Big Ten fans, of course, can be summed up in two words: Ho hum. But what could quickly change the reaction is a new rivalry being crea...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  3. Big Ten Wednesday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    By the time you read this, I'll be somewhere over the Atlantic. (Where are the best Big Ten bars in Italy?). But before my Euro trip, I had time to answer your postcards ... er, emails: Rob from New York writes: Brian, a lot of the Big Ten rivalry...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  4. B1G coaches tourney results: Game 3

    Brian Bennett

    We're back with some more results from our own version of March Madness, the all-time Big Ten coaches tournament. Our third game of the first round featured two coaches from the Paul Bunyan's Axe rivalry, though from vastly different eras. Minneso...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  5. B1G coaches tourney results: Game 1

    Brian Bennett

    Our own March Madness started on Thursday with our Big Ten all-time coaches' tournament. The first game featured a rivalry and one of those No. 5 vs. No. 12 seed games that cause so much drama in the other big dance. In the end, the favorite won a...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  6. Big Ten Monday chat at 3 p.m. ET

    Brian Bennett

    The regular season is over, but there's still plenty to discuss. We've got a top-10 matchup in the Big Ten title game. There are bowls to be decided. And there is a news-filled rivalry weekend to pore over. So come on by my weekly Big Ten Monday c...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  7. Big Ten weekend rewind: Week 14

    Brian Bennett

    There were two huge rivalry games Saturday, with BCS national title implications at stake. What were the odds that both underdog home teams would score a touchdown to get within one point with 32 seconds left in the game? That was the scenario in ...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  8. Happy Thanksgiving from the Big Ten blog

    Brian Bennett

    A few things we're thankful for on this Thanksgiving Day: Rivalry week. Even if there's not a ton at stake in this weekend's game, there will be a lot of good old-fashioned hate at play. Seniors. This will be the final game before bowl season (...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  9. Big Ten Monday chat at 3 p.m. ET

    Brian Bennett

    The division titles are wrapped up, but that sure doesn't mean the season is over. We've got a great week of rivalry games ahead, plus bowl bids to be decided and that interesting little tilt looming in Indianapolis. So come on by my weekly Monday...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  10. Big Ten Monday chat at 3 p.m. ET

    Brian Bennett

    My Big Ten chat is back in its regular time slot on Monday. And we've got a lot of things to talk about, from Hail Marys to rivalry statements to the upcoming week of action and the league race. So stop on by at 3 p.m. ET, and we'll discuss it all...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  11. Badgers-Buckeyes rivalry reaches its peak

    Brian Bennett

    It's mostly a light week in Big Ten football, and Wisconsin and Ohio State will kick off Saturday night with no other competition from league games. That's perfect. You should watch as this matchup takes center stage. Savor it. This is the rarest ...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  12. Illinois in talks to revive Missouri rivalry

    Brian Bennett

    Could the Missouri-Illinois football rivalry be back on? Nothing is finalized. But according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Stu Durando, initial talks have taken place about staging the border series for the first time since 2010. The St. Louis ...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  13. Spartans, Boilers in talks with Notre Dame

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten's move to a nine-game conference schedule has all kinds of ramifications. One that must be figured out quickly, at both Michigan State and Purdue, is how it will affect those schools' annual rivalry with Notre Dame. Both the Spartans a...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  14. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Answering a few emails before I leave the great state of Nebraska ... Rob from New York, NY, writes: Brian, one thing that's bothered me since Nebraska came into the league is the league's insistence on artificially creating "rivalries" for the sc...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  15. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Back from Texas and returning to the land of linkin' ... The east could be a beast in the new Big Ten division setup. The Big Ten is intent on protecting the Indiana-Purdue rivalry. The new division alignment would be a boon to Wisconsin. Bre...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  16. Nebraska Cornhuskers, Colorado Buffaloes to renew rivalry in 2018...

    Brian Bennett

    Former Big Eight and Big 12 rivals Nebraska and Colorado have agreed to play each other again in a new home-and-home series beginning in 2018.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013