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  1. Notes from Big Ten title game eve

    Brian Bennett

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer met with the media Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium to preview Saturday's Big Ten championship game. Here are a couple of noteworthy items from their sessions: The biggest ...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  2. Wisconsin QB Joel Stave has had 'one hell of a journey' to get to...

    Brian Bennett

    MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin can win the Big Ten championship on Saturday. Yet there remains a giant what-if hovering over this Badgers season. What if quarterback Joel Stave had been named the starter back in mid-August? Would he have still develo...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  3. Big Ten playoff tracker: Dec. 3

    Brian Bennett

    How does the Big Ten's remaining College Football Playoff contender stand just days before the selection committee makes its actual picks? Let's take a look: Ohio State Record: 11-1 (8-0 Big Ten) Rank: No. 5 Next major obstacle: Saturday ...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  4. Badgers win one title, look toward another

    Brian Bennett

    MADISON, Wis. -- The celebrations might have felt a little familiar for Wisconsin, but that didn't take away any of the enthusiasm. The Badgers beat Minnesota 34-24 on Saturday to win the Paul Bunyan Axe trophy for the 11th straight year. They als...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  5. Paul Bunyan Axe tradition loses luster with new policy

    Brian Bennett

    Minnesota and Wisconsin will renew their long-running rivalry Saturday in Madison, and with a Big Ten championship game appearance on the line, it's one of the biggest installments ever of this series. It's just too bad the postgame celebration co...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  6. Wisconsin Badgers leaving Paul Bunyan Axe in locker room until af...

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin is axing a rivalry tradition with Minnesota this weekend, hoping to avoid any on-field altercations.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  7. Planning for success: Wisconsin

    Brian Bennett

    Melvin Gordon did something Saturday that had never been done before. The Wisconsin running back set a new FBS record by rushing for 408 yards versus Nebraska, averaging an astounding 16.3 yards per carry. But as great as Gordon is -- and we're ru...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  8. 'Dilly Bar Dan' enjoys his brush with fame

    Brian Bennett

    On Saturday afternoon, Dan Lehman finished up doing the same thing he's done for nearly 20 years: helping make sure the phones and headsets worked at a Minnesota football game. But as he was getting ready to go home, a co-worker told him something un...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  9. J.T. Barrett speeds toward Heisman race

    Brian Bennett

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A Big Ten player shattered records Saturday and forced himself into the thick of the Heisman Trophy conversation. Sure, that previous sentence describes Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon. But it also applies to Ohio State quarterback J.T. B...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  10. Instant analysis: No. 8 Ohio State 31, No. 25 Minnesota 24

    Brian Bennett

    MINNEAPOLIS -- No. 8 Ohio State had to battle a ranked team on the road with snowy conditions Saturday. Winter is coming, but the Buckeyes aren't cooling off yet. They won their eighth straight game by surviving at No. 25 Minnesota 31-24, and that ke...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  11. Brad Craddock is automatic for Terps

    Brian Bennett

    A fall Saturday doesn't go by without "#collegekickers" popping up on Twitter, as fans and media types commiserate over field-goal unreliability at this level. But that hashtag is one that Maryland fans never have to type. The Terrapins have the m...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  12. Big Ten playoff tracker: Nov. 12

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten is down to two College Football Playoff contenders. Let's check in on how they stand after the latest top 25 issued by the selection committee: Ohio State Record: 8-1 (5-0 Big Ten) Rank: No. 8 Next big obstacle: Saturday at No. 25...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  13. Big Ten viewer's guide: Week 11

    Brian Bennett

    Nov. 8 has been circled on our calendars for a long time because of one game. But it's not the only game on Saturday in the Big Ten. Here's a look at all the action on tap (all times ET): Noon games Iowa (6-2, 3-1) at Minnesota (6-2, 3-1), ESPN...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  14. Gordon does Gotham; return trip in store?

    Brian Bennett

    Melvin Gordon is going to New York City this week. Or at least close to it, when Wisconsin plays at Rutgers on Saturday. There was a time when this trip might have loomed as very important for his Heisman Trophy hopes. For many years, the cigar-ch...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  15. Big Ten morning links

    Brian Bennett

    Does the Big Ten have a credibility problem with its officiating? We're just two years removed from a very poor year by the league officials. And on Saturday night, the crew working the Ohio State-Penn State game was involved with several head-scr...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  16. Brady Hoke apologizes to Michigan State -- Stake was 'poor sports...

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan coach Brady Hoke has issued an apology to Michigan State for his players planting a stake in the Spartan Stadium turf before Saturday's 35-11 loss.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2014