Posts tagged "Big Ten"

Fantasy Football By Conference: B1G

Fantasy Football By Conference: B1G
Every year, I do a number of fantasy football leagues (full disclosure: my wife thinks I’m an addict – and is probably right). One league, however, always stands out as my favorite. It’s the least conventional and the smallest. There are only six guys in the league, and that’s the maximum we’ll ever have –... Read more »

Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament: Indiana, Wisconsin Advance

Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament: Indiana, Wisconsin Advance
The United Center provided a magnificent setting for some of the better basketball teams in the country on Friday. Announced attendance for the first two games was 21,793 – more than 2,500 over the basketball capacity for the arena. It was loud and exciting throughout, and the fans were treated to some fantastic action. Sharing... Read more »

Big Ten Conference Tournament Predictions

Big Ten Conference Tournament Predictions
Starting Thursday morning, the best group of college basketball teams in the country will begin what should be an incredible weekend tournament. This year’s Big Ten Conference has been, without question, the best in the nation. The final AP poll of the regular season saw the following Big Ten teams ranked: 3. Indiana 6. Michigan... Read more »
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Big Ten Expansion? Maryland, Rutgers An Ugly Idea

Big Ten Expansion? Maryland, Rutgers An Ugly Idea
Weekend reports from both ESPN and Yahoo! that the Big Ten were speaking with Maryland and Rutgers about joining their ranks are now 50 percent completed. On Monday afternoon, Maryland will formally announce their intent to join the conference. The move(s) would give the Big Ten… 14 members. And would add two underwhelming football programs... Read more »

NCAA Rightfully, Appropriately Hammers Penn State

NCAA Rightfully, Appropriately Hammers Penn State
A little more than a week ago, I stated my personal feelings about Penn State’s football program receiving the “death penalty” in the wake of the pathetic institutional cover-up of Jerry Sandusky. On Monday morning, the NCAA and Big Ten made their feelings on the matter public with a number of sanctions and penalties. While... Read more »

Gabe Carimi: Why Chicago Bears Fans Should Be Thrilled

Gabe Carimi: Why Chicago Bears Fans Should Be Thrilled
A few years back, Bears fans were pretty excited about Chris Williams being the team’s first round draft pick. Injuries have bounced him around the lineup, and he may have settled in as a guard finally. So when the Bears selected another tackle, Wisconsin’s Game Carimi, in the 2011 Draft, some fans were skeptical; looking back... Read more »
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Michigan Football: A Hoke-y Hire?

Did you catch the press conference with new University of Michigan football coach Brady Hoke? Here’s a taste: Yes, he’s a Michigan man. But does he remind you of someone else? Ok, ok… maybe a low shot at the new guy. But he does have a little Matt Foley thing going on… The reality here... Read more »

Freedom: Notre Dame, BYU Independently Aligned

Freedom: Notre Dame, BYU Independently Aligned
Bringham Young University made a bold statement on Wednesday, leaving the Mountain West Conference and taking their football program independant. BYU has also announced two major contracts for the school, one an eight-year television deal with ESPN for home football games, the other a six-game series with Notre Dame. The announcements for BYU came at... Read more »

Nebraska to Join Big Ten

Nebraska to Join Big Ten
According to a number of reports coming out of Nebraska, one of the most storied football programs in all of college football will join the Big Ten. A source close to the Nebraska Board of Regents told Orangebloods.com the regents met Wednesday and have agreed to move to the Big Ten. A formal announcement Nebraska could come... Read more »
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How LeBron James Could Impact Big Ten Expansion

There are a number of great barstool arguments going on in the world of sports right now, and perhaps the two biggest could be tied together. The first hot topic in sports is NBA free agency in the coming summer. Some of the best players in the game, including Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron... Read more »
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