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Big Ten Conference roundup: Wisconsin

[ 0 ] August 17, 2012

WISCONSIN Last year: 11-3, 6-2 in Big Ten Coach: Bret Bielema, 60-19 in six seasons Key loss:  Senior quarterback Russell Wilson made a gigantic slash after transferring from North Carolina State, completing 225 of 309 passes for 3,175 yards and 33 touchdowns against just four interceptions. Outlook: The Badgers can make a strong case for […]

Harty: Please pillage Penn St. politely

[ 3 ] July 26, 2012

Big Ten coaches are almost all willing to take wayward Lions, but a few might go too far

No fix for unbalanced Leaders, Legends Divisions

[ 2 ] July 26, 2012

Pat Fitzgerald would like to see more teams get a shot at the B1G Championship from Legends Division.

Big Ten leftovers…Bielema to JoePa

[ 0 ] July 29, 2011

Chicago, Ill. — Leftovers from the Big Ten Conference’s annual media days: **Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema is getting hitched in March. **Joe Paterno says he didn’t even know he had a year remaining on his contract. “Is this the last year of my contract?” wondered Paterno, 84. “I don’t even know I’ve got a […]

Hansen: Is former Buckeye coach Jim Tressel a tragic hero?

[ 0 ] July 28, 2011

Chicago, Ill. — If you don’t know what to think of Jim Tressel, the Ohio State football coach who was fired last spring for violating NCAA rules, a few of his comrades  in the Big Ten might be able to help you out. Losing Tressel was a big blow for the Buckeyes. He consistently pounded […]

Media pick Nebraska, Wisconsin

[ 2 ] July 25, 2011

Big Ten media voted Nebraska and Wisconsin as the likely winners in the Legends and Leaders this fall.

QB Russell Wilson transferring to Wisconsin

[ 1 ] June 27, 2011

Former North Carolina State quarterback Russell Wilson will transfer to Wisconsin to play his senior season this fall.

Ex-Hawkeye Bielema gets raise at Wisconsin

[ 4 ] January 19, 2011

Former Iowa Hawkeye and current Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema is getting a pay raise, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and is promoting a pair of Iowans. According to university officials, Bielema’s compensation package in 2011 will be about $2.5 million. His 2010 compensation was $1,781,759, which included a base salary of $400,000. Bielema […]

Hawkeyes turn attention to fifth-ranked Spartans

[ 7 ] October 24, 2010

Iowa City, Ia. — The eyes of the Big Ten Conference will be on Iowa this week, watching a team that’s starting to believe in fate try to knock off a squad that’s eager to avoid a fade. Michigan State, which is ranked No. 5 in the Associated Press and coaches’ polls, will carry a […]

The fake punt that won the game

[ 7 ] October 23, 2010

Sometimes it takes a little bull to win the big metal bull.