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  1. MSU moves season opener to Friday night

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan State will kick off its season on a Friday night for the third consecutive year. The team on Tuesday announced it has moved its season opener against Western Michigan to Friday, Aug. 30. The Spartans opened the 2012 season against Boise S...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  2. Source: Illinois to hire Bill Cubit as OC

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois didn't take long to find its replacement for fired offensive coordinator Chris Beatty. The team will name former Western Michigan head coach Bill Cubit as its new offensive coordinator, a source tells ESPNChicago.com's Scott Powers. Cubit...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  3. Northwestern fills 2013 vacancy with WMU

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northwestern has acted quickly to fill one of its non-league schedule vacancies created by Vanderbilt's decision to back out of games in 2013 and 2014. The Wildcats announced Friday that they will host Western Michigan on Sept. 14, 2013. They had ...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  4. Who will transform tomorrow?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Each Friday during the season, we'll be taking a look at a Big Ten player to watch when the games kick off Saturday. This week's selection: Illinois junior QB Nathan Scheelhaase Saturday assignment: home vs. Western Michigan, noon ET Scheelh...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  5. Early Week 1 preview: Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    Less than two months remain until the start of the 2012 season, and to get you prepared, we're taking a very early look at the Week 1 opponents throughout the Big Ten. The Tim Beckman era at Illinois begins against a fairly familiar Big Ten nonconfer...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  6. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten bowl season is here. Buckle up. Purdue tries to take the next step and win its bowl game. A closer look at the Purdue-Western Michigan matchup. A good piece by Mike Poorman on Penn State's coaching search and why Tom Clements makes a lo...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  7. WMU's White next test for Ricardo Allen

    Adam Rittenberg

    Ricardo Allen has covered several of the nation's top receivers in his two seasons at Purdue, but he prefers not to make comparisons. Allen views Western Michigan senior Jordan White as simply the next challenge in his path. "Every wide receive...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  8. Little Caesars Bowl: Three keys for Purdue

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here's a look at three keys for Purdue during Tuesday's Little Caesars Pizza Bowl matchup against Western Michigan in Detroit. 1. Establish the run without Bolden: Boilers leading rusher Ralph Bolden is out (torn ACL), but the team has other backs...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  9. NCAA to count stats from Michigan opener

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan's season began in an odd way, with a weather-shortened game against Western Michigan that counted in the win column but not on the NCAA stat sheets. The NCAA ruled Sept. 3 that because the Michigan-Western Michigan game was called before ...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  10. Illinios being tested by Western Michigan

    Adam Rittenberg

    Illinois got the statement victory it needed last week against Arizona State. But if the Illini don't hold off Western Michigan today, they'll vanish from the national spotlight. It has been a struggle in Champaign for Ron Zook's crew, as Weste...

    Blog | September 24, 2011
  11. Winning Wolverines still work in progress

    Adam Rittenberg

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- When Brady Hoke informed his Michigan players that they had won Saturday's game against Western Michigan, the locker room remained silent. Football coaches usually don't tell their teams when they win. Scoreboards do. Players a...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  12. Michigan wins suspended game 34-10

    Adam Rittenberg

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- It's all over here at the soaked Big House. Both Michigan and Western Michigan have agreed to end the game. Michigan has been declared the winner with 1:23 seconds left in the third quarter. It's certainly an odd victory for...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  13. Halftime: Michigan 20, W. Michigan 10

    Adam Rittenberg

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- We've reached halftime here at the Big House. Let's take a quick look at the first 30 minutes of play. Turning point: Western Michigan was poised to reclaim the lead and had second-and-goal at the Michigan 4-yard line when Wolv...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  14. Michigan flawless in scoring drive

    Adam Rittenberg

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- That's how it's supposed to look. Michigan should save the tape of its 9-play, 74-yard touchdown drive to go ahead 20-7 against Western Michigan. The offensive line mauled the Broncos, and multiple players stepped up on the sus...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  15. It's game day at Michigan Stadium

    Adam Rittenberg

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Greetings from the Big House, where the Brady Hoke era begins today as Michigan takes on Western Michigan in the opener. It's extremely hot out there, and since I'm wearing a tie, I limited my time outside the press box. From w...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  16. Michigan personnel updates

    Adam Rittenberg

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Several Michigan personnel updates from the Big House before the opener against Western Michigan. Starting linebacker Cam Gordon is out with a back injury. Freshman Jake Ryan will take his place. Three players have been susp...

    Blog | September 03, 2011