| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:36 PM
When the brackets come out on Sunday night, you can scout out your favorite teams for what shapes up as wide-open NCAA men's basketball tournament.
And once the schedule is released, you can also figure out what CBS/Turner Sports announcing teams you...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Considering Maryland signed a non-disclosure agreement as it plotted its move to the Big Ten last year, future power-conference expansion will be cloaked in secrecy if league officials can help it.
But generally, commissioner Jim Delany has kept his ADs...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:16 AM
Passion trumped logic in Kurt Dargis’ life.
And, man, is he glad it did.
The 44-year-old Dargis grew up in Michigan City, graduating from Rogers High in 1987. Though he didn’t play any varsity sports, he still remembers the Rogers boys...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:08 PM
If you watch Phil Simms on Showtime's "Inside the NFL" you get an aggressive, get-after-it kind of guy who is not afraid to express opinions and challenge co-host Cris Collinsworth, among others.
Simms has been outspoken about the excessive...
| 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...
| 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."...
| 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 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 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 24, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Where am I, and why are there turkey feathers in my mouth?
Oh, that's right. It was Thanksgiving, and I wasn't willing to wait for the oven to get hot. But now that the gorging is over and I've come to my senses (so to speak), here are a few...