QB battles still raging on in Big Ten

Over the course of this summer we've highlighted more actual quarterback battles inside the Big Ten than I can ever remember happening in one offseason. So, as we head for the home stretch in camp it's time to re-visit those battles and see where they all stand.  Have any been settled? Are there any surprise […]

Official Times/Networks announced for annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge

It's officially official now. All things are set in stone for the upcoming Big Ten/ACC Challenge as the conferences, along with ESPN, announced the times and networks of all the matchups in the event. Earlier this year when the powers that be announced the teams competing in the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge we gave you […]

First Big Ten basketball game of 2013-14 announced

Thanks to ESPN for once… Why? Well, because they gave us the first glimpse of a Big Ten basketball game for the 2013-14 season as they announced they'll be bringing their college basktball version of College GameDay to East Lansing for the Jan. 25th clash between Michigan State and in-state rival Michigan.  It was part […]

Big Ten basketball tops the nation once again

It's no secret around Big Ten country – college basketball has become king as of late. Sure, most of the attention is given to the football side of things, but in terms of actual national prominence and fan attendance the sport of basketball has become king. That happened again in the 2012-13 season as the […]

5 Biggest Questions leading into 2013 for Big Ten

  (Ed. Note – this is a guest post by Jordan Webb) One of the most competitive and talent-filled conferences in college football, the Big Ten should be even more compelling than last year (which was still a good season). Heading into 2013, there are a variety of Big Ten stories to watch. Here are […]

Big Ten Media Days: 5 Takeaways

Big Ten Media Days wrapped up on Thursday morning and after traveling back to the land of cheese and beer our editor Andy Coppens shares his thoughts on what transpired over the course of Wednesday and Thursday in Chicago.  Here are Andy's 5 Takeaways from what was a rather uneventful 48 hours in the Windy […]

News and Notes from Day One of Big Ten Media Days

Day One of Big Ten Media Days has wrapped up here in Chicago and after a long day of coaches, players, and commissioner interviews here are a few of the more notable moments from a day that really lacked the eye-popping quotes or controversy seen out of some of the other conference's media days.  (Perhaps […]

Delany hints at major changes coming for NCAA

CHICAGO, IL – Money makes the collegiate sports world go round these days and it could become even more so the case if a proposal that Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany supports goes through. It also means fundamental changes could be coming sooner than later to the NCAA model.   Jim Delany made it abundantly […]

2013 Big Ten Media Days primer

Tomorrow morning hundreds of journalists and even a few bloggers will all hustle into the Hilton Chicago and the Big Ten will in turn herd in the cattle… err, coaches and players for the media to poke and prod for a few hours. Needless to say there will be things said and better yet things […]

Big Ten beat writers love them some Buckeyes in 2013

Stop the presses everyone…. Ohio State is going to win the Big Ten in 2013. They don't even have to play the games. Well, that is if you believe the beat writers polled in the third annual Big Ten media poll organized by The Plain Dealer. All but one writer has the Buckeyes winning the […]

Tailgate Tour 2013: Week 6 in Chitown

We've taken our imaginary bus (hint, hint… anyone wanna provide us with the funds for a real one we'd listen… wink, wink) around Big Ten country and after a break for the 4th of July holiday and well, we won't talk about what happened the week after, the bus pulls back up to head to […]

BTN announces TV crews for 2013 season

BTN has become an accepted part of the sports TV viewing landscape over the past half a decade or more and a lot of that has to do with the personalities it's hired to fill it's studios as well as call it's games. However, with the advent of Fox Sports 1 some of that lineup […]