| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:41 PM
The Nebraska Cornhuskers provided the spring football moment that I will never forget.
As I randomly changed channels on Saturday afternoon, I happened upon Nebraska's spring game on the Big Ten Network and saw something that was a pleasant reminder...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Chris Collins and Pat Fitzgerald both grew up as sports stars in suburban Chicago.
Both Collins and Fitzgerald are 38 and born in 1974 — Collins eight months earlier in April. Both enthusiastically view each day as an opportunity to improve and...
| 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...