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  1. Buckeyes know they can rely on Simon

    Adam Rittenberg

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- John Simon is genuinely flattered by the tribute, even if it pains him to hear it repeated. When asked about the term "Tebowish," which new Ohio State coach Urban Meyer used to describe Simon during spring practice, Simon express...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  2. Your Joe Paterno tributes

    Adam Rittenberg

    We asked for your stories and tributes about former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, who died Sunday morning at 85 in State College, Pa. Not surprisingly, the response was very strong. Here are some JoePa tributes we received: Max from Toronto:...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  3. More B1G tributes on Paterno's passing

    Adam Rittenberg

    As expected, more Big Ten figures -- past and present -- have weighed in on the passing of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno on Sunday morning at 85. Here are some additional statements: Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz "It is certainly a very...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  4. Tom Bradley's tribute to Joe Paterno

    Adam Rittenberg

    Tom Bradley played for Joe Paterno, coached on Paterno's staff for more than 30 years and took over for Paterno following Paterno's firing on Nov. 9. Bradley, who served as Penn State's defensive coordinator from 2000-2011, issued the following state...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  5. Send us your Joe Paterno tributes

    Adam Rittenberg

    The tributes are coming in from around the sports world and beyond for former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, who died earlier Sunday in State College, Pa., at 85. Paterno impacted so many lives during his extensive career, and the incredible number of...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  6. Iowa to honor fallen Navy SEAL

    Adam Rittenberg

    Iowa announced Tuesday that it will honor the late U.S. Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson and others who died in service to their country at a home game in November. The interesting part of the tribute involves a dog named "Hawkeye." "Hawkeye" memorably l...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  7. Ohio coaches split on Tressel tie tribute

    Adam Rittenberg

    Although Jim Tressel exited Ohio State in disgrace, he still holds a great deal of respect in the coaching ranks, particularly within his home state. As you probably know, the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association is recommending that its ...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  8. Ohio State tribute jerseys unveiled

    Adam Rittenberg

    Many of you have already gotten a sneak peek at the throwback jerseys Ohio State will wear next week at Michigan. For those who haven't, the pictures are now available on the team's official Web site. The jerseys themselves aren't a major departur...

    Blog | November 14, 2009
  9. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg One day closer to the weekend. Terrelle Pryor speaks, which is newsworthy in and of itself, and the Ohio State quarterback talks about his Michael Vick tribute and his own development this season. Check ou...

    Blog | October 08, 2009
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg A lot on your plate today. Safety Jermale Hines could supplant Anderson Russell in Ohio State's starting secondary, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer. Terrelle Pryor's tribute to Michael ...

    Blog | September 09, 2009
  11. More tributes for Michigan State's Van Pelt

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The sudden death of former Michigan State and New York Giants star Brad Van Pelt on Tuesday brought tributes from around the sports world. Here are several statements from current and former Michigan State dig...

    Blog | February 19, 2009
  12. Checking in with ... Matt Canada, Part I

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Last fall, Indiana reached its first bowl game since 1993, a fitting tribute to its late coach, Terry Hoeppner, a master motivator whose mottos remain with the program to this day. But one of Hoeppner's greatest g...

    Blog | August 01, 2008
  13. Purdue's Tiller toasted, roasted at final media day

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Tiller CHICAGO -- At times, it resembled a roast, as Joe Tiller's Big Ten colleagues cracked jokes about the retiring Purdue coach. But for the most part, a series of tributes were bestowed upon a man who brough...

    Blog | July 24, 2008
  14. NIU takes first, albeit shaky, steps toward normalcy

    Adam Rittenberg

    No one at Northern Illinois' Convocation Center on Tuesday was quite sure how to act in the first sporting event since a shooting tragedy at the school 12 days ago. But everyone agreed it was good to take that first step back toward normalcy, writes Adam Rittenberg.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2008