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November 12, 2012
Iowa athletic official resign overs sexual allegations
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- A University of Iowa athletics department official who resigned this week had been accused of trading football tickets and money for sexual favors and inappropriately touching student athletes, according to an internal investigation. A six-page document outlining...
November 12, 2012 - 10:51am
July 20, 2012
Big Ten Conference may give commissioner power to fire coaches
By Larry Lage, AP Sports Writer In the wake of the scandal at Penn State, the Big Ten Conference is considering a plan to give its commissioner the power to punish schools with financial sanctions, suspensions and even the ability to fire coaches. An 18-page plan being circulated...
July 20, 2012 - 12:10am
March 5, 2012
Steinhaus wins Big 10 title
Minnesota Gopher Kevin Steinhaus, a redshirt sophomore from Pennock and KMS High School, won his first Big-10 title Sunday after finishing as...
March 5, 2012 - 10:52am
College Football: Wisconsin clips MSU in Big Ten title game
By Michael Marot AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- This time, Wisconsin got the stop it needed against Michigan State -- and a big break to wrap up its second straight Big Ten crown. Montee Ball scored four touchdowns, including a 7-yard score with 3:45 left in Saturday night's...
December 5, 2011 - 12:06am
December 3, 2011
Badgers, Spartans ready for rematch
By Michael Marot AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- When Mark Dantonio took the Michigan State job in 2007, he had a simple plan -- follow Wisconsin. He...
December 3, 2011 - 12:48am
November 2, 2011
College Football: PSU's start, reeling Badgers highlight Big Ten surprises
By Genaro C.
November 2, 2011 - 12:03am
October 10, 2011
Minnesota steamrolled by Boilermakers, 45-17
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Akeem Shavers caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score to help Purdue beat Minnesota 45-17 on Saturday. Caleb TerBush completed 14 of 21 passes for 140 yards and a score and O.J. Ross caught five passes for 63 yards and a TD for the Boilermakers...
October 10, 2011 - 12:00am
October 3, 2011
Defenseless Gophers mauled by Wolverines
By Larry Lage AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Denard Robinson gave his feet a break and put his arm to work. Robinson threw for two scores...
October 3, 2011 - 12:13am
Gophers open Jerry Kill era at Trojans' Coliseum
By Greg Beacham AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES -- If Jerry Kill could have picked the time and place for his Minnesota coaching debut, he wouldn't...
September 3, 2011 - 1:28am
July 29, 2011
Big Ten celebrates change in football
By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer CHICAGO -- The Big Ten gathered in its Midwestern hub city to usher in -- and celebrate -- a new era in one of college football's most tradition-rich conferences. The league has a new format, with two divisions and a championship game,...
July 29, 2011 - 12:00am
March 22, 2011
Big Ten on ice may be coming soon
By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin: This is the Big...
March 22, 2011 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Letter: The world's first regulations
The Republican Party, called by some "the party of no" or called by themselves "the party of tea," say that we don't need regulations in the business sector to assure that every citizen gets a fair shake. I must say I find it rather odd that these religious conservative people have...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2010
Big Ten Conference announces division assignments
By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer 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 No. 1. Well, now Michigan and Ohio State could get two chances in a season to beat...
September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
August 10, 2010
Swan song: Last year for 11-team Big Ten alignment
By Rusty Miller, AP Sports Writer It's the end of the Big Ten as we know it. With Nebraska joining in 2011 -- not to mention the possibility of others also climbing aboard the expansion train -- the Big Misnomer puts its 11-team alignment on the field for one final time this fall. Next...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Packers ask Big Ten about football title game at Lambeau
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers are interested in hosting a potential Big Ten conference championship game at Lambeau Field. A team spokesman said the Packers have made preliminary contact with Big Ten officials to request information on hosting a new conference championship...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am