| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:32 AM
With Maryland joining the Big Ten, and Rutgers expected to follow suit as early as today, the gold-rush mentality behind college athletic conference reshuffling continues unabated. Aside from the fact that this will bring the total number of Big Ten teams...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:32 PM
BTN Big Ten Network's 2012 college football TV schedule begins Saturday, Sept. 1, with Miami (Ohio) at Ohio State in the debut game for new Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer. BTN announced the schedule for the first three weeks of the season —...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 5:55 PM
He climbed Mount Kilimanjaro three months ago. Remember that about Jim Delany.
He's 64 and loves playing golf. His conference is awash is cash (if not dominant football teams) after he had the vision and moxie to create the Big Ten Network. He added...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Officials from the Atlantic Coast Conference are reportedly looking into the idea of creating a television network similar to the ones in the Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences.
According to a report in the Sports Business Journal, the ACC has created a...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Those of you who missed the latest episode of “The Walking Dead” need not worry.
Just turn your attention to the Big East and you’ll be fully caught up.
Spoiler alert: the Big East is back in familiar territory, scrambling for its...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 6:35 PM
If Ebenezer Scrooge were around haranguing and humbugging this holiday season, he would have referred to this as "The Ghost of Big East Past."
Officially, the name of the game played Friday night at the Citrus Bowl was the Russell Athletic Bowl....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:22 PM
On Monday, Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News tweeted, "Realignment source: UConn to ACC could happen as soon as Tuesday."
On Wednesday, Mark Blaudschun, formerly of the Boston Globe, wrote on his blog, "The Big Ten could make a run at UConn."...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:50 PM
It's no wonder you can get a pair tickets to the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game for the price of a bottle of shampoo, a disposable razor and a six-pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon.
No, really, tickets for Saturday's ACC title game between...
| Nov 21, 2012
The Heisman Trophy race is up in the air. Same for the Tribune Silver Football, awarded annually to the Big Ten's best player.
Or so we assume. The coaches vote, and their ballots are due Monday.
"I'm sure it will be tight," Wisconsin's Bret Bielema...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 7:57 PM
If UCF President John Hitt and USF President Judy Genshaft haven't already scheduled appointments with Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford and Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, then they are being seriously derelict in their duties....
| Dec 5, 2012
When his teammates began calling him "T-Magic," it made perfect sense.
In his first five starts at Nebraska in 2010, Taylor Martinez peeled off touchdown runs of 46, 19, 15, 67, 20, 1, 1, 80, 14, 35, 80 and 41 yards.
Defenders would zero in, have him in...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:16 AM
Before shooting the independent film “Drinking Buddies” at Revolution Brewing's Kedzie Brewery Thursday, Oscar-nominated actress Anna Kendrick ate lunch at Hot Doug's in the Avondale neighborhood. Specifically, the 26-year-old “Up in the...