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Big Ten Expansion

Expansion By Big Ten May Bring Small Payoff

Nate Silver - FiveThirtyEight | Posted 11.21.2012 | Sports

Maryland accepted an invitation to join the Big Ten Conference on Monday. Rutgers did the same on Tuesday, expanding the conference’s roster to 14 t...

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Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany Shares Memories Of Dean Smith And Talks BCS | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.20.2012 | Sports

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany is in his 22nd year at the helm. Most recently, he helped create a massive collaboration with the Pac-12 that will inc...

Big 10 Commissioner Jim Delany Blew This One

Jon Kerr | Posted 08.07.2011 | Sports
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Monday's announcement that the new Big Ten football championship game would be awarded solely to Indianapolis -- and not rotated with Chicago or other Midwestern cities with big stadiums like Detroit or Green Bay -- was hard to consume.

Illinois And Northwestern, Michigan And Ohio State To Be In Opposite Divisions Of Expanded Big Ten

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Any Michigan man will tell you, there is nothing quite like beating Ohio State. Every Buckeye agrees, a win over that team from up North is priority N...

Nebraska To Big 10: Cornhuskers To Reportedly Leave Big 12 For Big Ten

Chicago Breaking Sports | June 9, 2010 6:19 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Big Red will be joining the Big Ten. A source with knowledge of the expansion talks has confirmed to the Tribune that Nebraska will be invited ...

Reports: Texas Legislature Looking To Prevent CU From Joining The Pac-10

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In a decision that will have profound implications for the future of University of Colorado athletics, officials from the Pac-10 are expected to annou...

Texas To Big Ten? E-mail Hints At School In Addition Talks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An e-mail sent by the president of Ohio State to the Big Ten's commissioner hints that the conference is pursuing Texas as part...

Notre Dame: Big Ten Join Would Break School's Tradition

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Spurned nearly a century ago by teams in what is now the Big Ten, Notre Dame athletic director and coach Jesse Harper didn't stan...

Texas, Big Ten Talking? Big 10 Expansion Could Go South

Lawrence Journal World | Tom Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

"There have been preliminary exchanges between the Big Ten and Texas," a source told the Journal-World on Wednesday. "People will deny that, but it's ...

Big Ten Expansion 2009: Conference Considering Adding 12th Team

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO — The Big Ten might be getting bigger. The league said Tuesday it will explore options over the next 12 to 18 months for expansion. Big...

Big Ten Expansion: 12 Teams? 14? 16? All In Play As Speculation Flies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's already known the Big Ten is mulling expansion, but that expansion could be more significant than just a new team or two. The Chicago Tribune's ...