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  1. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Adam Rittenberg

    Brian's off this week, so I'm attempting three mailbags (today, Wednesday and Friday). Wish me luck. Better yet, send me questions. And follow us on Twitter. Aaron from Minneapolis writes: Jerry Kill and his staff have frequently said over th...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  2. Big Ten Tuesday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Questions, answers and Twitter. What could possibly be better on a Tuesday in June? Let's begin ... Virgel from Valdosta, Ga., writes: Adam, do you think that if this season ends the Tim Beckman era at Illinois, they would go after a high-profi...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  3. Poll: B1G breakthrough 1,000-yard receivers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten receivers undoubtedly took a step forward last season after struggling mightily the year before. Will the group continue to improve or backslide after losing standouts such as Allen Robinson, the back-to-back Big Ten receiver of the year, Jar...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  4. B1G numbers: The price of home games

    Adam Rittenberg

    After taking a look at the most recent database of revenues and expenses in college sports, we're putting the Big Ten under the microscope. Our four-part series continues today with a look at the money Big Ten teams have paid to opponents over the ye...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  5. PSU O-line must do more with less

    Adam Rittenberg

    The NCAA penalties some described as worse than death were supposed to cripple Penn State for years to come, but the Nittany Lions, so far, have survived and, at times, thrived. Good coaching and good players have buoyed the program in rough water...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  6. B1G meetings to focus on big-picture items

    Adam Rittenberg

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- When Big Ten athletic directors and administrators gather each spring, they normally look in the mirror and explore internal issues. In 2010, expansion buzz consumed the league's meetings in Chicago; weeks later, Nebraska became ...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  7. A look at the B1G's free-agent signings

    Adam Rittenberg

    Thirty Big Ten players heard their names called during the 2014 NFL draft, but many others received phone calls immediately after the event. The undrafted free-agent carousel is spinning, and players from around the Big Ten are hopping aboard. Unl...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  8. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    The links are slimming up for the summer. Five lessons from Rutgers' spring practice, including Gary Nova as the team's top quarterback. The Big Ten continues to fight a perception problem. Gerry DiNardo shares his thoughts on each Big Ten team...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  9. Spring game preview: Iowa

    Adam Rittenberg

    Spring football ends Saturday in the Big Ten. I'll give you a moment to compose yourself. Wipe those tears away. Football will be back soon enough. Three teams wrap up their sessions and we're taking a look at each. Here's what to expect from Iowa...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Monday couldn't come soon enough for Chicago sports fans after a weekend of bad. Dirk Chatelain with a great look at reconciling the two Bo Pelinis. Former Nebraska safety P.J. Smith with some interesting comments on the team's disastrous loss in...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  11. Hawkeyes ramp up tempo, explosiveness

    Adam Rittenberg

    IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The tempo trend sweeping through college football has, for the most part, skipped over the Iowa Hawkeyes. While teams such as Oregon and Baylor operate at a breakneck pace, Iowa continues to shape its offense around power and pl...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  12. ABC/ESPN selects B1G prime-time slate

    Adam Rittenberg

    The most exciting day of the Big Ten offseason is here. OK, not really, but it's definitely in the top five. The first portion of the Big Ten's prime-time schedule is out as ABC/ESPN made its six selections for games to be played under the lights....

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  13. Hermann making Delany's task tougher

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany is one of the smartest and most persuasive people in the sports world. If he wasn't leading the nation's richest athletic conference, Delany, who has a law degree from North Carolina, could be a fearsome figure in the ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  14. Electric Franklin is Penn State's generator

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Last Thursday morning, a barefoot James Franklin exited his office and walked -- Franklin's walk is most people's jog -- through the Penn State football lobby. Asked about his footwear situation, Franklin explained he had a s...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  15. Lions coaches seek versatility this spring

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There are several ways to combat the unique depth challenges Penn State faces with its reduced roster. 1. Upgrade recruiting: If Penn State brings in more players who can make significant contributions early in their careers,...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  16. PSU staff brings 'SEC mentality' to practice

    Adam Rittenberg

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- You've likely heard about SEC-style recruiting in the Big Ten, first with Urban Meyer at Ohio State and now with James Franklin at Penn State. Franklin appears to bringing a taste of his former league to the practice field at...

    Blog | April 02, 2014