| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The Big Ten/ACC Challenge game times were set by ESPN, the network announced Tuesday.
Illinois' game at Miami will air on Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. CST on either ESPNU or ESPN2. Northwestern hosts Georgia Tech at 8:15 p.m. on Dec 3, which will air on ESPNU....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:15 PM
It took a hundred years, but college football finally caved to the faucet drip of public persistence by agreeing to stage a four-team playoff starting this season.
Fare thee well to mythical champions crowned by wire services, matrices and wing nuts....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:28 PM
If Nebraska expects to compete for a Big Ten title this season, the Huskers will need another outstanding season by Ameer Abdullah. One of the most consistent and dependable running backs, Abdullah optimizes what this league has been known for as a...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:55 PM
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive quoted Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill in his media day remarks, threatening that the Power 5 conferences would break from the NCAA if not granted more voting power.
Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby belittled NCAA...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
After five days of voting, the results of the Big Ten mascot poll are in.
The turnout and the results are equally stunning.
As of early Friday morning, more than 7 million votes have been cast. (A typical Chicago Sports poll generates between 500...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange
Minnesota looks to build on 8-5 season
CHICAGO -- Jerry Kill says he's feeling healthier these days and his Minnesota football program reflects those improved conditions.
The 52-year-old Golden...
| Jun 25, 2014
Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:35 PM
CHICAGO The addition of a playoff to determine a college football national champion had Big Ten coaches thinking about tradition on the second day of Big Ten Media Days on Tuesday. The new system comes with a revamped bowl season, one that forsakes old...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:20 PM
CHICAGO Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany says he isn't happy with the NCAA's enforcement process. He discussed the need for improvements Monday on the first day of the conference's media days.
Delany said he doesn't think the NCAA has been effective in...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 1:41 PM
As Maryland leaves the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten, the Terps will be looking at an entirely new set of competitors in each of their intercollegiate sports.
With the transition becoming official Tuesday, here's a glance at each of...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...