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  1. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten fans: Please consider a donation to help former Northwestern player Nathan Shanks, an Illinois state trooper involved in a major auto accident while on duty earlier this month. Shanks suffered severe burns and several fractured bones and has ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  2. O'Brien hopes NCAA can meet PSU halfway

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien reiterated Friday that he understood why the NCAA imposed severe sanctions on the program almost exactly a year ago. But O'Brien also believes Penn State's off-field progress in the past year and a half shouldn't go u...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  3. Judge dismisses Corbett's NCAA lawsuit

    Adam Rittenberg

    A federal judge on Thursday tossed out the antitrust lawsuit Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett brought against the NCAA that sought to overturn severe penalties imposed on Penn State and its football program. U.S. Middle District Judge Yvette Kane wro...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  4. PSU players take to Twitter for April Fools'

    Adam Rittenberg

    The panic about Penn State players leaving school in the wake of the severe sanctions imposed last summer has largely subsided. But some Lions fans might have had their heart rates spike if they were browsing Twitter late Sunday night. Several pro...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  5. PSU enters spring with good depth, health

    Adam Rittenberg

    When the NCAA leveled severe sanctions against Penn State last summer and made it easy for players to transfer, roster depth became an immediate short-term concern. It almost certainly looked to be a long-term problem. How would Penn State fare wi...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  6. NCAA files motion to dismiss Pa. lawsuit

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NCAA on Thursday filed a motion to dismiss the federal lawsuit brought against it by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett. Corbett's suit alleges several NCAA officials overstepped their authority by imposing severe penalties on the Penn State footba...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  7. Coach Jerry Kill released from hospital

    Adam Rittenberg

    Some good news to report as Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has been released from the hospital after suffering a seizure late Saturday afternoon. Kill's seizure wasn't as severe as the one he had last September on the sideline at the end of a game. He...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  8. Big Ten players' poll: Part V

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten players' poll wraps up with a question about Penn State, the top offseason story in college football. Since the NCAA handed down severe sanctions to the program July 23, including a four-year postseason ban, much of the attention has been...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  9. NCAA taps George Mitchell to monitor PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NCAA's severe punitive penalties for Penn State football garnered most of the attention last week, but both the NCAA and Big Ten also outlined some corrective measures for the program. One of them: to have an independent athletics integrity monit...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  10. Don't blame PSU's Redd for move to USC

    Adam Rittenberg

    Go ahead and mount that dartboard with Lane Kiffin's (usually) smug mug on it. Place it next to the one of NCAA president Mark Emmert or any others considered villains in the fallout from the severe sanctions placed on Penn State's football progra...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  11. What they're saying about Penn State

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State football and its new reality following the severe sanctions the NCAA handed down Monday have dominated the headlines. Before getting to the official lunch links a bit later, let's look at some of the Penn State coverage. You can track a...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  12. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Hope my future stalker doesn't look like this. Yikes. NCAA president Mark Emmert says severe sanctions for Penn State remain very much on the table. The Paterno family's plan to conduct their own investigation shows they still don't get it, Johne...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  13. NCAA president mulling PSU penalties

    Adam Rittenberg

    NCAA president Mark Emmert made it clear Monday that sanctions -- and potentially severe ones -- are very much in play for Penn State's football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Emmert, speaking on PBS' "Tavis Smi...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  14. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ohio State linebacker Brian Rolle called Miami "spicy." Is your favorite team spicy? Days after his father suffered a severe stroke, Minnesota fullback Jon Hoese had the game of his life Thursday night, Phil Miller writes in the Star Tribune. A h...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  15. Michigan St. Spartans hockey player wants clearer policy on athle...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State hockey player A.J. Sturges is urging the university to have a clearer policy on how to handle athletes convicted of violent crimes after he suffered severe head injuries during an altercation with Spartans football players last October.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009