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Indentured, Injustice and the NCAA

Don McNay | Posted 02.19.2016 | Sports
Don McNay

When I was at the point of giving up on my latest book, Brand New Man: My Weight Loss Journey, I called Nocera for advice. Fifteen minutes of his insights got me on the right path and the book will be released next week.

What it's Like to Be a Young College Sports Photographer

Sammi Silber | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Sammi Silber

"Sweetheart, where are your parents?" I can't even count on my fingers the amount of times I have heard this statement from a security guard at sport...

Sport and Society for Arete - The Fearsome Foursome

Richard Crepeau | Posted 02.07.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The much anticipated day of revelation has arrived. No, not the second coming of Bear Bryant, but rather the announcement from the Committee of Justice that on Sunday revealed the top four teams in college football.

The Way the Ball Bounces

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Now is the first time that a woman has been named a coach in the National Basketball Association. This column addresses some significant women's accomplishments in sports that involve a ball: tennis, soccer, football, basketball and golf.

Runner Falls, But Her Race Doesn't End There

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Good News

An inspiring runner has proven yet again that success and failure are not measured by how you fall, but by how you pick yourself up. In 2008, Heat...

WATCH: Iowa Coach Ejected After Tirade

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

After the Iowa Hawkeyes saw their double-digit halftime lead against Wisconsin dwindle down to two on Sunday night, their coach Fran McCaffery lost hi...

The Idea of Sportsmanship: What Mandela Can Teach Us

Clark Power | Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports
Clark Power

Nelson Mandela, who brought together a country torn by years of racial strife and resentment, believed that sports had the power to change the world. He believed that sports can promote peace and human harmony by appealing to the wellsprings of respect and love in the human soul.

Big Ten's Greatest Season Captured in Fourth and Long

Mike Smith | Posted 02.04.2014 | Books
Mike Smith

Bacon talks about honor when he talks about how college players in the Big Ten should represent their teams, with a focus on academics and emerging as real student-athletes.

WATCH: OSU Starts Game With Pick 6

Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

The No. 4 Buckeyes needed just two plays to get on the scoreboard against Purdue on Saturday. Facing 2nd and 5, Boilermakers quarterback Danny Etling'...

WATCH: OSU Running Back Uses Ref As Blocker

Posted 09.21.2013 | Sports

Ohio State running back Jordan Hall turned one of the officials into the Buckeyes' 12th man on the field en route to a 18-yard touchdown run. Hall ran...

NCAA: Who Are You?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Sports
Gregg S. Lipman

There's clearly a lot of room to improve upon the mess that's been created over the years with the various realignments. I would strongly urge the NCAA to start thinking about how these haphazard groupings of schools will affect their brands -- and its own organization -- in the long run.

Wisconsin Player Unveils Jump Shot Free Throw

Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports

Wisconsin forward Ryan Evans has struggled from the free throw line all season. He had only made 16 of his last 38 from the foul line heading into Tue...

Is the NCAA Losing Its Identity?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Gregg S. Lipman

I would strongly urge the NCAA to take back some branding equity building control and start thinking about how these haphazard groupings of schools will affect their brands -- and its own organization -- in the long run.

College Basketball: Big Ten Spotlight on Michigan and Nebraska

Carl Berman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Sports
Carl Berman

The Big Ten has certainly been the class of the NCAA in the early season, holding the top spot in the conference RPI rankings, while placing three teams in the top 10 and six teams in the top 25.

Nebraska QB Scrambles... For 76-YARD TOUCHDOWN

Posted 12.02.2012 | Sports

Not much went right for Nebraska in the Big Ten Championship game on Saturday night as Wisconsin scored three touchdowns in each of the first three qu...

What Did We Learn From 2012 ACC-Big Ten Challenge?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

Don't take the last two nights of college basketball for granted. In a few years, the annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge isn't going to look like the ACC-Bi...

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...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.20.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Monday Night Football: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick won his first career start as San Francisco easily beat Chicago 32-7.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.19.2013 | New York
Len Berman

New England crushed Indianapolis yesterday 59-24 but tight end Rob Gronkowski broke his arm.

Show Maryland The Money

Sports Illustrated | Posted 11.19.2012 | Sports

The University of Maryland's Board of Directors will decide Monday whether to defect from the ACC to the Big Ten. If Maryland decides to leave, Rutger...

Buckeyes Face a Different Look Against Nebraska

Jim Lodico | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports
Jim Lodico

The Buckeyes will also see both mobility and passing skills in quarterback Taylor Martinez that they haven't seen yet this season.

Northwestern Football: Chicago's Big Ten Team Is Open For Business (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.17.2012 | Chicago
Chris Gentilviso

Five years ago, Northwestern football and home-field advantage were far from synonymous. Now in 2012, that picture is a faint memory. Visiting fans instantly know that Chicago's Big Ten Team is open for business, with football at the center of its sales pitch.

Boston College Looks For Redemption Against Northwestern

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.14.2012 | Sports

Boston College (1-1, 0-1 ACC) at Northwestern (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) Date: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 Time: 3:30 p.m. ET Place: Ryan Field (Evansto...

Penn State and the Illusion of Success

Mark Axelrod | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports
Mark Axelrod

Penn State may regain its national prominence and establish itself as the football power it once was and regain the integrity that everyone thought it had in the first place. In the meantime, let's give a little love to Kevin Wilson and the Hoosiers.

Jordan Schultz

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany Shares Memories Of Dean Smith And Talks BCS

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...