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  1. Illinois notes, quotes from Fresno loss

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's hardly a surprise that Illinois and Fresno State shattered the Memorial Stadium record for combined scoring today, combining for 105 points in Fresno State's 53-52 win. The previous record had been 89 points, set in 1996 during a 46-43 Illino...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  2. Happy Memorial Day, Big Ten fans

    Adam Rittenberg

    It has been a beautiful holiday weekend around most of Big Ten country. Here's hoping it stays that way. The blog is off for Memorial Day, and we wish you a happy and safe holiday. A special thank you to all active military, veterans and their fam...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  3. Big Ten Friday mailblog

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wishing you a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend. Barring breaking news -- fingers crossed -- we'll be back with you bright and early Tuesday. Follow the Twitter brick road. Mail call ... Rajiv from Tallahassee, Fla., writes: Do you think tha...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. Spring game preview: Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ten league squads wrap up spring practice this weekend, and we're taking a look at each spring game or scrimmage. Up next: the Illinois Fighting Illini. When: 3 p.m. ET Saturday Where: Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Admission: Tickets a...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  5. Wildcats aim for another Lincoln revival

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska's Memorial Stadium isn't an ideal place for a visiting team to revive its season. The Cornhuskers are 396-117-13 all-time on their home field with 44 consecutive winning seasons there and a 34-7 mark under sixth-year coach Bo Pelini. Nort...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  6. Illinois sets rosters for spring game

    Adam Rittenberg

    The rosters are set for Illinois' Orange and Blue Spring Game, which will kick off at 8 p.m. CT Friday at Memorial Stadium. Illinois' seniors on Tuesday night drafted the two teams, which you can see here. Because of depth issues, eight players --...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  7. Huskers' Abdullah sidelined by knee injury

    Adam Rittenberg

    The knee injury Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Ameer Abdullah sustained in Saturday's scrimmage isn't serious, according to head coach Bo Pelini. But Huskers fans might not see Abdullah on the field for the spring game April 6 at Memorial Stadi...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  8. It's game day at IU's Memorial Stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Since its inception in 2008, the Big Ten blog has covered games at 11 of the league's 12 stadiums. Today, we complete the set. While I couldn't have predicted in August that I'd be here covering a pivotal Leaders division game...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  9. It's game day at Memorial Stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Sea of Red will be rocking tonight as Nebraska hosts No. 22 Michigan for the first time in 101 years. A huge Legends Division matchup is on tap as Michigan (5-2, 3-0 Big Ten) aims to preserve its perfect mark in Big Ten play a...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  10. Bo Pelini leaves game in ambulance

    Adam Rittenberg

    Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini left Saturday's game in an ambulance after flu-like symptoms forced him from the sideline of today's game at Memorial Stadium. Pelini, 44, had his pulse checked by the team doctor in the first half of the contest agai...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  11. Wisconsin unveils alternate uniforms

    Adam Rittenberg

    It'll be the Ns against the Ws on Sept. 29 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. Giant letters are the distinguishing characteristic of the alternate jerseys players from both Nebraska and Wisconsin will wear for their Big Ten opener, being dubbed the "...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  12. Video: B1G stadium rankings, No. 9

    Adam Rittenberg

    We're ranking Big Ten stadiums from 12 to 1 -- all in video form. Up next: Memorial Stadium...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  13. Video: B1G stadium rankings, No. 12

    Adam Rittenberg

    As stated many times on this blog, the Big Ten stands alone in its collection of college football stadiums. From old to new, from large to cozy, the league has a fabulous mix of venues that should be must-sees for any fan of the sport. Having visited...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  14. Tressel's departure from Ohio State started a memorable year for ...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Jim Tressel's Memorial Day resignation from Ohio State last year marked the start of a 12-month stretch when college football found itself constantly under siege.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  15. Nebraska comfortable with title talk

    Adam Rittenberg

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Every time Nebraska players enter the Osborne Athletic Complex, they see the display on the north-facing exterior of Memorial Stadium. It lists Nebraska's national championship years: 1970, 1971, 1994, 1995, 1997. The Huskers t...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  16. Minnesota sets up Tinsley Memorial Fund

    Adam Rittenberg

    Minnesota's athletic department announced Monday it has established the Gary Tinsley Memorial Fund in remembrance of Tinsley, a former Gophers linebacker who was found dead Friday at 22. According to a release, donations to the fund will help Tins...

    Blog | April 09, 2012