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Golden Opportunity - Has Expansion Always Been About Notre Dame?

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By carefully staging press releases, offering open-ended answers, and misdirecting attention to decoy programs (Missouri, Pitt, Syracuse, Rutgers, Texas), Jim Delany's slight of hand might...

Summation: Penn State in the Aughts

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A look back at Penn State football from 2000 through 2009.

Five Reasons Big Ten Football Will Be Even Better in 2010

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The Big Ten posted four wins over Top 15 competition in the postseason. No other conference can say that. But the real prize is what's still in the cupboard.

Revisiting Big Ten Bowls in 2009-10: Turmoil in Texas as MSU gets dropped in the Alamo Bowl

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Revisiting Big Ten Bowls in 2009-10: Turmoil in Texas as MSU gets dropped in the Alamo Bowl

Summation: Northwestern in the Aughts

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Summation: Northwestern football in the Aughts

Counterpoint - Rutgers Doesn't Deserve the Big Ten

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Sure, the Big Ten wants a paycheck, but it also wants to incorporate a program that's proven itself on the gridiron. Rutgers simply isn't there yet.

Revisiting Big Ten Bowls in 2009-10: Iowa Dominates the Orange Bowl

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Revisiting Big Ten Bowls in 2009-10: Iowa Dominates the Orange Bowl

Investment Firm Greenlights Big Ten Expansion

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A report has leaked that Chicago-based investment firm William Blair & Company has concluded that the economics come out overwhelmingly in favor of Big Ten expansion. As noted a few weeks back, the conference hired William Blair & Co. to analyze what, if any, combination of additional schools would bolster the Big Ten's bottom line. Blair looked at just five "obvious suspects" (Missouri, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, and Rutgers), but noted that other universities could "earn consideration." If you're wondering how in the world the study leaked, check out Frank the Tank's take.

Big Ten Expansion - Six Weeks Under the Influence

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An ongoing series tracking expansion hype on a weekly basis...

Surviving the Offseason Talks NFL Combine, Myron Rolle

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Surviving the Offseason Talks NFL Combine, Myron Rolle

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