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  • Big Ten set to approve new football divisions

    Big Ten set to approve new football divisions
    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...
  • Purdue fires Danny Hope

    Purdue fires Danny Hope
    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...
  • Edgy's football recruiting notes | Thorson plays recruiter for Northwestern

    Edgy's football recruiting notes | Thorson plays recruiter for Northwestern
    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. "I've been...
  • 2012-13 Big Ten basketball rosters, schedules

    2012-13 Big Ten basketball rosters, schedules
    Rosters and 2012-13 schedules for the Big Ten basketball season: ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI PLAYER/CL/HT/WT/HOMETOWN Tracy Abrams/So./6-1/185/Chicago Kevin Berardini/Jr./6-0/165/Lake Forest Joseph Bertrand/Jr./6-6/195/Sterling Ibby Djimde/So./6-8/245/...
  • Teel Time: U.Va.-UNC soon will be second-oldest rivalry in Bowl Subdivision

    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...
  • NU trying to avoid usual October swoon

    NU trying to avoid usual October swoon
    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...
  • Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs

    Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs
    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,...
  • Academics at crux of Cobb suspension

    Academics at crux of Cobb suspension
    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...
  • Badgers report: Wisconsin-Purdue at a glance

    Badgers report: Wisconsin-Purdue at a glance
    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...
  • Who Ya Got? (For March Madness, Stupid, What Else?)

    Who Ya Got? (For March Madness, Stupid, What Else?)
    As anyone who even remotely follows college basketball understands, no one knows anything about what will happen in this year’s NCAA tournament. Total crapshoot even for a tournament that’s intended to be a crapshoot. Last year’s...
  • Marc Lawrence on NCAA basketball

    Marc Lawrence on NCAA basketball
    Sports gambling expert Marc Lawrence of Weston, who runs Playbook.com, put out these thoughts as we approach the NCAA tournament. I could pretend like I do this much studying, but it would be really faking it. So I'm just going to hand him the platform...
  • Where to eat during Big Ten tournament

    Where to eat during Big Ten tournament
    Where you dine before or after the Big Ten tournament games depends on what time your team's game starts. If your team is playing at 11 a.m. (as Illinois and Minnesota do on Thursday, the winner playing Indiana at 11 a.m. Friday), you'll need a...