The Big 10

Buckeyes, Big 10 Win Big in Postseason Play

January 13, 2015
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Buckeyes, Big 10 Win Big in Postseason Play

Ohio State’s 42-20 victory over Oregon in last night’s inaugural championship game was not only a great win for Urban Meyer and his Buckeyes, but garnered a tremendous amount of respect for the Big 10. Entering the bowl season, the Big 10 was not expected to win a game or have a team in the championship. Ohio State’s signature wins over Alabama and Oregon were instrumental for the conference’s pride vaulting the Big 10 out of the dark days...

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Nittany Lions Shine Through the Dark Days

December 31, 2014
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Nittany Lions Shine Through the Dark Days

Penn State ends the 2014 campaign with a 31-30 overtime win against Boston College in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. This is more than just a victory on the field, but also off the field. For all of the naysayers who dismissed Penn State in the wake of the Sandusky scandal, the Nittany Lions proved that with the right coaches, teammates and chemistry, winning is possible. Under coach Bill O’Brien, Penn State overcame heavy sanctions managing an 8-4 (2012)...

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Big Ten to Realign Again

April 24, 2013
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Big Ten to Realign Again

  When the Big Ten conference announced realignment plans for 2011, the new Legends and Leaders divisions were met with harsh criticism.  With the addition of Rutgers and Maryland in 2014, the conference is looking to realign again with the hopes of positive feedback from fans.  It is expected that the conference president and chancellors will approve new divisions and division names based on geography rather than competitive balance for the 2014 season.  Currently, the conference is broken down into the...

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Penn State v. Ohio State, Stage Set for Probation Bowl

October 24, 2012
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Penn State v. Ohio State, Stage Set for Probation Bowl

Penn State senior QB Matt McGloin is ready to battle QB Braxton Miller and the Ohio State Buckeyes. The two best teams in the Big Ten conference are pitted to play each other this Saturday night. Despite their dominance on the field, both teams are ineligible for post season play because of NCAA sanctions dubbing this marquee match-up the Probation Bowl.  Even though Ohio State is 8-0 and ranked 9th in the country, Penn State is the hottest team in...

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Nebraska Sued, Discriminates Against Disabled Parker

September 17, 2012
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Nebraska Sued, Discriminates Against Disabled Parker

  Richard Norton Jr. was denied access to a handicapped parking space during a Cornhuskers football game to make way for Nebraska donors and tailgaters.  As a result of this discriminatory practice, Norton sued the school seeking an injunction to prevent the school from continuing to enforce a policy that discriminates against disabled persons.   On October 30, 2010, Norton tried to park in a dedicated handicapped spot at Morrill Hall to see an art exhibit.  He was turned...

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College Football: Big 10 Predictions

August 13, 2012
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College Football: Big 10 Predictions

With the college football season set to start, it’s time to break down the Big Ten and see which teams are going to be left standing at the finish line. We start with Wisconsin, priced at +165 to emerge as the conference champion at the end of the season. The Badgers may have lost their starting QB, Russell Wilson, but they’re still able to fall back on the best running back in the nation: Montee Ball. Ball had over...

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In The Midst Of A Free Agency Frenzy, Penn State Lands Recruit

July 27, 2012
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In The Midst Of A Free Agency Frenzy, Penn State Lands Recruit

Despite the crippling penalties aimed at bringing Penn State football to a crawl, the Nittany Lion coaching staff added its first prospect post-NCAA sanctions to its 2012 class.  Linebacker Brennan Franklin, who hails from Arizona’s Peoria Centennial High, committed to Penn State earlier this week. The 6-foot-2, 235-pound inside linebacker is leaving for Happy Valley today.  The coaching staff, the presence of team unity, and a chance to be part of something special undoubtedly convinced Franklin to play ball...

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Tate Forcier Turns Pro, Signs with the Tiger-Cats

May 15, 2012
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Tate Forcier Turns Pro, Signs with the Tiger-Cats

After two turbulent seasons with Michigan, a transfer request to Miami, and a brief stint with San Jose State, quarterback Tate Forcier has finally ended his college football quest and found a new home in the pro ranks.  Over the weekend, the once highly touted quarterback decided to take his talents north signing with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL).   After Forcier dropped out of San Jose State, he teamed up with San Francisco 49ers...

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