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  1. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The baseball postseason starts today. Who ya got? (Hint: birds on a bat). Adjusting on defense will be key for Ohio State's trip to Northwestern. Christian Bryant's father is encouraged by all the support for the injured Buckeyes safety. Urban Me...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  2. No discipline for Bo Pelini the right call

    Brian Bennett

    Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman and athletic director Shawn Eichorst issued a statement on Wednesday in support of coach Bo Pelini, saying he would not be disciplined for a profanity-filled audio recording from 2011 that became public this week. ...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  3. Gophers standing behind Jerry Kill

    Brian Bennett

    Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is expected to return to work later this afternoon, and he has the full support of his boss and university. Kill, who has epilepsy, suffered a seizure right before halftime of the Gophers' game against Western Illinois o...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  4. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    One month until these guys are back. I can't wait. Purdue president Mitch Daniels supports the Big Ten alignment plan and says he thinks all other Big Ten presidents will, too. Illinois' caravan will be invading Northwestern country. And Northw...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  5. Big Ten open to November night games

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten has traditionally been reluctant to stage night games in November. That could be changing. League coaches expressed support for more primetime games in the final full month of the regular season during conference meetings the past two ...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  6. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Links from Mars: Many Penn State alumni support the changing of the team's iconic uniforms. Other recruits may be decommitting, but Brandon Bell is sticking with the Nittany Lions. Rob Bolden is grateful to have landed at LSU. Michigan State's ...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  7. Lifelong friends look to improve Hoosiers' D

    Brian Bennett

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- When Lawrence Barnett suffered a season-ending broken ankle the first game of his senior year of high school in 2008, teammate and lifelong friend Kenny Mullen was there to offer support. Mullen visited Barnett in the hospital a...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  8. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Great. Now I'll never get my lost wallet back from Lane Pryce. The Big Ten embarrassed itself by coming out first in support of the status quo, but ultimately the league is not far away from other conferences' playoff plans, Stewart Mandel writes...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  9. Short story could have big ending at Purdue

    Brian Bennett

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- After receiving a third-round grade from the NFL advisory committee this winter, Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short seriously considered skipping his senior year. He talked to his mother, who told him she'd support whatever ...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  10. Lack of elite defense holding Badgers back

    Brian Bennett

    PASADENA, Calif. -- The simple storyline coming out of the Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO will likely be that Wisconsin simply wasn't fast enough to beat Oregon. Plenty of evidence would support that conclusion. Never in the 98 years of the Ros...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  11. Jim Delany still opposed to 'plus-one' idea

    Brian Bennett

    With yet another controversy surrounding who is playing in this year's BCS title game, support for a "plus-one" model in college football appears to be growing. SEC commissioner Mike Slive floated the idea of a four-team tournament back in 2008 to...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  12. Penn State Nittany Lions coach Joe Paterno receives students' sup...

    Brian Bennett

    While scandal envelops Penn State and the board of trustees debates Joe Paterno's future, students came out in support of the embattled coach Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  13. Gee: 'Flurry of activity' led to Tressel move

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State president Gordon Gee had publicly and rigorously backed football coach Jim Tressel, even after it was revealed that Tressel had lied about his knowledge of NCAA violations. Gee's support included his infamous comments in a March news confe...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  14. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse's final practice before the spring game ended on a high note. Here's a cool story about what former Orange receiver and Super Bowl hero David Tyree went through to support Eric LeGrand. Tino Sunseri is still the man at quarterback for ...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    West Virginia's president supports Oliver Luck's plan to sell beer at home games to curb alcohol abuse. The Mountaineers have big shoes to fill at safety. Syracuse's Jeremi Wilkes added to his versatility by working out at safety this spring. Jor...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  16. Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Natalie Portman has an Oscar. I can't believe she didn't thank the Big East blog for all the support in her acceptance speech. Let's hope Rachel Bilson doesn't make the same mistake in 2013. On to your e-mails: Lonnie S. from Atlanta writes: Tu...

    Blog | March 01, 2011