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  1. Oklahoma playing B1G power programs

    Brian Bennett

    I still hear from some fans who think the Big Ten should have gone after Oklahoma in the last round of expansion. That wasn't going to happen for a variety of reasons (academics, demographics, the Oklahoma State factor, etc). But Big Ten fans will st...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. Big Ten Wednesday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Coming back at you with another mailbag. Bring it: Husker fan from St Louis writes: The Big Ten's 2014 pre-bowl perception will be largely base on the nonconference games you ranked Tuesday 1 to 14. What kind of record does the Big Ten need to far...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. Big Ten race update: Week 13

    Brian Bennett

    There are just two weeks left in the regular season, and we've whittled down the list of Big Ten title contenders to two in each division. It all could get decided this weekend. Let's take a quick look at where things stand: Legends Division St...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  4. Big Ten Monday chat wrap

    Brian Bennett

    Today was my second-to-last Big Ten Monday chat of the regular season. How could you miss it? Well, I'll excuse it this time. Here's a full transcript, along with some highlights: Bryce (St. Paul): I'm a pretty big homer, but I'd say I'm relativel...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  5. Gophers hope to dust off, take jug

    Brian Bennett

    After a disappointing loss in a trophy game last week, the good news for Minnesota is that it has a chance to bounce back and win another trophy this Saturday. Unfortunately, that might also be the bad news. The optimism around the Gophers' 4-0 st...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  6. Big Ten weekend rewind: Week 5

    Brian Bennett

    How much heartburn can one team and one fan base take? That's one of the lingering questions from Week 5 for Wisconsin, which dropped another close game Saturday in a 31-24 loss to Ohio State. That's 10 defeats by seven points or less since the st...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  7. Andrew Maxwell to start at QB for Michigan State

    Brian Bennett

    Senior Andrew Maxwell will start at quarterback for Michigan State in Friday's season opener against Western Michigan, coach Mark Dantonio said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Most indispensable players: Nebraska

    Brian Bennett

    Now that spring practice is over, we're examining the most indispensable players on each Big Ten team for the 2013 season. By indispensable, we don't necessarily mean best. We mean the players who would be hardest to replace between now and the st...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  10. Big Ten's revenue keeps climbing

    Brian Bennett

    The economy remains sluggish in many sectors, but it is still good to be in the Big Ten football business. Very, very good. The league's fiscal year doesn't end until June 30, but according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Stu Durando, conference ...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  11. Big Ten players tournament, Game 5

    Brian Bennett

    The men's basketball tournament has reached the Sweet 16, but we're already in the final four of our Big Ten players tournament. (Of course, we only started with eight players, but that's neither here nor there). Remember, we're pitting Big Ten st...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  12. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Happy Thursday, everybody? Who's coming to Indy? I've got a big dinner at St. Elmo's to pay for tomorrow night. At least I'll eat well, too. J.P. from Washington DC writes: Is it possible that Ohio State actually BENEFITED from their postseason ba...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  13. Big Ten: Who will transform tomorrow?

    Brian Bennett

    Each Friday during the season, we'll be taking a look at a Big Ten player to watch when the games kick off Saturday. This week's selection: Michigan's Denard Robinson Saturday assignment: at Ohio State, Noon, ABC It's never been much of a st...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  14. Ohio St.-Penn St. pregame ponderables

    Brian Bennett

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Greetings from Beaver Stadium. The last time I was here was during the worst and weirdest week in Penn State history, as the Jerry Sandusky scandal enveloped the community and Joe Paterno was fired last November. It's safe to...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  15. Oregon Ducks, Ohio State Buckeyes to play home-and-home series in...

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State and Oregon have agreed to a home-and-home series in 2020 and 2021, the schools announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  16. Tracking our B1G fantasy teams: Week 8

    Brian Bennett

    Champions respond when challenged, and like the St. Louis Cardinals, my Big Ten fantasy team showed last week that it has the heart of a champion. Not only did Non-Gingervitis whip Adam's Trombone Shorties, we did so with the highest point total i...

    Blog | October 18, 2012