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  1. Imaginary Big Ten players' draft, Part II

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    Everybody is a draftnik this week, and we're putting our own Big Ten spin on things. Rather than looking at the players leaving the league -- don't worry, we'll do that, too -- we're speculating on how a draft within the conference would play out. ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  2. Imaginary Big Ten players' draft, Part I

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    So there's this little event called the NFL draft that begins Thursday night in New York. First you've heard of it? Don't fret. There has been virtually no buildup. Like every year, we'll recap the Big Ten's draft performance, but we're admittedly...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  3. Post-spring roundtable: East Division

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    Spring practice in the Big Ten has sadly come to an end, and we're both back home after some trips around the conference. Wednesday, we shared out thoughts on the Big Ten's West Division, and now it's time to turn our focus to the beast known as the ...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  4. Ultimate Big Ten 2014 road trip: Week 2

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The magical mystery tour known as the ultimate Big Ten road trip (2014 version) is underway. Brian has traded his Kentucky drawl for an Irish brogue after visiting Dublin for Penn State-UCF, while Adam no longer talks like a Yankee after trekking to ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  5. Take Two: B1Ggest signing day decision

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    National Signing Day is just hours away. It will be a formality for some Big Ten teams, who simply must wait for written proof of the pledges they've known about for weeks or months. But there's always a bit of drama in the league, whether it's an un...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  6. Big Ten all-BCS-era team

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The BCS is dead. RIP. As we memorialize the BCS era throughout ESPN.com today, we're selecting All-BCS teams from each conference. As a reminder, the BCS era lasted from the 1998 season through the recently completed 2013 season. To narrow our select...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  7. Big Ten all-bowl team

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten went 2-5 in bowl games for the second consecutive season, but there were notable performances around the league, even in losing efforts. Here's a look at ESPN.com's Big Ten all-bowl squad: OFFENSE QB: Connor Cook, Michigan State:...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  8. Big Ten bowl predictions, Part II

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten is off to a rocky start in the postseason. Our predictions are faring slightly better, but there are five games to go. We made our picks for the first two Big Ten bowls last week and both went 1-1. The overall season race remains all s...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  9. Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 15

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten's best two teams played Saturday night in Indianapolis, and Michigan State proved that it belongs on top. Ohio State had occupied the No. 1 spot throughout the season, but Mark Dantonio's team outclassed the Buckeyes, scoring the game's f...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  10. First impressions: Big Ten bowl lineup

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten's bowl lineup is now official. Both participants from the league championship game are headed to BCS bowls, while five others will play postseason games in Florida, Arizona and Texas. The overall lineup doesn't seem quite as daunting as l...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  11. What we learned in the Big Ten: Week 15

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    Three lessons from the Big Ten championship game. 1. Michigan State is the Big Ten's best finisher: Many counted out the Spartans after Ohio State erased a 17-0 lead to take a 24-17 advantage midway through the third quarter at Lucas Oil Stadium. ...

    Blog | December 08, 2013
  12. Reaction to All-Big Ten teams, awards

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    You've had a chance to check out the 2013 All-Big Ten teams and individual award winners. The four major award winners -- Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Freshman of the Year -- will be unveiled Tuesd...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  13. Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 14

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    Rivalry week in the Big Ten left no doubt: The conference's top two teams will meet in the league championship. Wisconsin's shocking home loss to Penn State ends the debate over whether the Badgers or Michigan State should be at No. 2 behind front...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  14. Big Ten helmet stickers: Week 14

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    Recognizing the best and the brightest around the Big Ten during rivalry weekend: Iowa LBs James Morris, Christian Kirksey and Anthony Hitchens: The Hawkeyes' starting linebackers have played huge roles in the team's turnaround this season, and t...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  15. Big Ten predictions: Week 14

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    Is it rivalry week already? Indeed it is. Where did this season go? There's no drama in the Big Ten division races as Ohio State and Michigan State have secured spots in the league championship game next week. But the season-long predictions race ...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  16. Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 13

    Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett

    There's only one debate in the Power Rankings: Who's No. 2? All the top teams held serve in Week 13, and the Big Ten championship matchup is set for Ohio State and Michigan State to meet Dec. 7 in Indianapolis. The Buckeyes remain atop the league,...

    Blog | November 25, 2013