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  1. B1G bowl opponent primer: Syracuse

    Adam Rittenberg

    Taking a page from our friends at the Pac-12 blog, we're taking a closer look at each of the Big Ten's bowl opponents. We'll get things started with the Texas Bowl, where Minnesota takes on Syracuse, and we'll have two primers each day the rest of th...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  2. Early Week 1 preview: Northwestern

    Adam Rittenberg

    The 2012 football season is rapidly approaching, and to get you ready, we're providing a very early preview of each Week 1 matchup in the Big Ten. Northwestern opens the 2012 season where it typically does -- on the road. This fall brings a changin...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  3. B1G to face eight repeat foes in non-con

    Adam Rittenberg

    Thanks to reader Erik from Waco, Texas, for inspiring this post. He writes: Adam, there are seven teams matched up in two or more games against Big Ten opponents this season: Syracuse, Northern Iowa, Central Michigan, Navy, Massachusetts, Notre D...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  4. Big East lunchtime links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Back in Big East country -- figuratively, at least -- for another day. Here's what we're cooking up today: The performance of running back Savon Huggins headlines Rutgers' big questions entering the spring. New Scarlet Knights coach Kyle Flood...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  5. Big Ten staying quiet on expansion front

    Adam Rittenberg

    Two potential Big Ten expansion targets from 2010 -- Syracuse and Pitt -- are headed to the ACC. Other potential candidates likely will be on the move soon, or staying put in their conferences. Everyone wants to know what Big Ten commissioner Jim ...

    Blog | September 18, 2011
  6. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Enjoy one of the last non-football weekends. Derek from Syracuse, N.Y., writes: Adam,I appreciate your Anti-Penn State antics, just makes the trend of '05 and '08 all the more likely to be fulfilled based on their history of non favoritism. I un...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  7. Big East lunch links: Pitt's Sheard arrested

    Adam Rittenberg

    In the belly of the Beast. Bad news for Pitt, as star defensive end Jabaal Sheard has been indefinitely suspended following his arrest for assault this weekend, Paul Zeise writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Another USC player might be Big E...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Hope my man Bennett is enjoying South Beach. Pittsburgh boasts the Big East's toughest nonconference schedule, while Rutgers and Syracuse take it easy, Matt Hayes writes in Sporting News. Despite the enthusiasm after Skip Holtz's hiring, South ...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  9. PSU, Syracuse to reunite at Meadowlands

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ever since the expansion push began in December, one of the frequently asked questions has been: Can the Big Ten bring in the New York market? As I've written for months, the Big Ten already has teams that pull in the Big Apple, and Penn State is ...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Greetings from Big Ten country. Don't worry, I come in peace. According to The (Huntington) Herald-Dispatch, West Virginia has self-reported possible violations to the NCAA. Louisville will benefit if the expansion roller coaster starts to slow...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  11. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    What's happening? Everyone should be patient regarding the Big Ten's expansion study, Dave Curtis writes in The Sporting News. Curtis and colleague Matt Hayes break down the pros and cons of Syracuse as a Big Ten expansion candidate. Some sprin...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  12. BT expansion push fueled by internal faith

    Adam Rittenberg

    Any Big Ten expansion plan to the East Coast that doesn't include Notre Dame is bound to be questioned and, quite frankly, doubted. Is Rutgers capable of bringing in the New York market? Could a combination of Rutgers, Syracuse and Connecticut cor...

    Blog | April 29, 2010
  13. Northwestern can't hold lead against Orange

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Football can be a cruel game, as Mike Kafka found out Saturday night at the Carrier Dome. Northwestern deserved to lose to Syracuse. The Wildcats were uncharacteristically undisciplined, committing a flurry ...

    Blog | September 19, 2009
  14. Wild first half between Wildcats, Orange

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg A very entertaining game between Northwestern and Syracuse so far. The teams have combined for 45 points and a ton of big plays. Northwestern looked sloppy early on, falling behind 17-0. But the Wildcats sco...

    Blog | September 19, 2009
  15. Northwestern injury report: Simmons iffy

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Northwestern has issued its injury report for Saturday's road game against Syracuse (ESPN360, 7 p.m. ET). OUT Linebacker David Arnold (leg) Running back Alex Daniel (ankle, out for season) Wide recei...

    Blog | September 17, 2009
  16. Northwestern heads indoors before trip to Syracuse

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The Chicago area is experiencing its best stretch of weather in quite some time, but the Northwestern football team hasn't enjoyed the sunshine or the comfortable temperatures. Northwestern has spent the wee...

    Blog | September 16, 2009