| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:53 PM
CHICAGO — The Big Ten's expansion to nine conference games in 2016 will enable each school to face every Big Ten team at least once in a four-year span.
But it will also phase out nonconference matchups with Football Championship Series programs....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Illinois gets an early start to its football season.
The school announced Wednesday that the first two games of the season will kick off at 11 a.m. and air on the Big Ten Network. The Illini open against Youngstown State at home on Aug. 30 and face...
| Jun 10, 2014
Klondike bars forever will be part of the James Franklin story, as will East Stroudsburg University football coach Denny Douds. The Big Ten Network aired a feature Monday about Douds and Franklin, calling the veteran coach among Franklin's greatest...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:36 AM
It's moving day in college athletics.
While the start of conference realignment moved at a rapid pace, we finally seem to be nearing the end of a marathon that featured some surprising shifts.
More than 36 programs have changed conference...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Big Ten schools are reportedly set to make more than $40 million in 2017-18, that according to information provided to the Lafayette (Ind.) Journal-Courier. The document, obtained by the newspaper through an open records request to Purdue University,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany rarely loses a battle of wills.
After enriching the conference by creating the Big Ten Network and a conference title game, are university presidents and chancellors in any position to rebuff him?
Delany continues to...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:24 PM
When Chicago-based 120 Sports, a new all-digital sports network, goes live Wednesday, it will have a full roster of sponsors.
The 24/7 streaming network announced Monday that Verizon, Geico, Nissan and Transamerica are on board as inaugural sponsors, a...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Penn State's Big Ten opener against Rutgers is the third announced prime-time game of the season. Here's a schedules update. AUG. 30: Central Florida (Dublin) 8:30 a.m. ESPN2 SEPT. 6: AKRON SEPT. 13: at Rutgers 8 p.m. Big Ten Network......
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:37 AM
One week after launching its national streaming sports network, Chicago-based 120 Sports has expanded its lineup to include a live morning show -- with some familiar local names.
Chicago sports talk veterans Laurence Holmes and Dylan McGorty began...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012.
In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Jordan Klepper, the newest addition to "The Daily Show," doesn't mind risking a little poison ingestion if it is in the name of comedy. And if that doesn't bode well for his future as a correspondent on the show, I don't know what does. More on that...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
A support group for those abused by religious figures condemned a privately funded statue of the late Joe Paterno proposed for downtown State College. The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) issued a statement Thursday asking Penn State......