| May 8, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Virginia’s best road victory in Tony Bennett’s four seasons as coach was at Wisconsin in last season’s ACC-Big Ten Challenge. The Cavaliers and Badgers will reunite in this year’s edition, at John Paul Jones Arena on Dec. 4....
| May 9, 2013
| 8:29 AM
We in the media business like to think that we have an idea of what will happen this fall when college football finally kicks off, but truth be told, our bubble is one injury or upset away from being popped.
But it's fun to try to predict the future,...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The Big Ten’s new divisions should become official Sunday, with conference presidents and chancellors scheduled to approve them via conference call.
Purdue President Mitch Daniels told the Journal & Courier that the school will vote in favor of...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 9:33 AM
WEST LAFAYETTE - The Danny Hope era, as many speculated over the last 24 hours, has officially come to an end.
Purdue announced late Sunday afternoon that it has fired the football coach a day after his Boilermakers beat Indiana to win the Old Oaken...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Wheaton North quarterback Clayton Thorson finished his recruiting process when he gave Northwestern his oral commitment in March. Thorson, a 6-foot-4, 197-pound junior, has since been working behind the scenes as a recruiter for the Wildcats.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Rosters and 2012-13 schedules for the Big Ten basketball season:
ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI
Kevin Berardini/Jr./6-0/165/Lake Forest
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Virginia’s most intense football rival is Virginia Tech. North Carolina’s is N.C. State. Recruiting repercussions and state bragging rights are paramount.
But for longevity and continuity, Virginia’s series with North Carolina has no...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:29 PM
It's a smudge on the resume, an ink stain on the pants.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald has been perfect in August (2-0), strong in September (20-9) and solid in November (13-8). But October brings the first full month of fall -- and a nearly annual...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Kingsmill men’s age 65-and-over, 8.0-combination-rated team recently repeated as the Mid-Atlantic Section champs.
Team captain Rich Nelson, John Wendell, Fax McCandlish and Gary Burger went unbeaten for the year, and Bruce Stewart, Fred Wells,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Academic issues were the main reason Northwestern suspended JerShon Cobb for the 2012-13 season, the Tribune has learned.
Subpar grades left Cobb ineligible for the fall quarter. And the talented swingman continues to struggle with left hip tendinitis...
| Oct 14, 2012
Wisconsin had plenty of candidates from which to choose in the 24-point victory over Purdue, including offensive lineman Ryan Groy, tight end Jacob Pedersen and a defensive line that harassed three Purdue quarterbacks.
But no one deserves the game ball...