January 1, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald
The University of Minnesota is currently the cheapest school in the Big Ten for nonresident tuition, but possibly not for much longer. Continue Reading
July 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Penn State football was all but dismantled Monday by an NCAA ruling that wiped away 14 years of coach Joe Paterno’s victories and imposed a mountain of fines and penalties, crippling a program whose pedophile assistant coach spent years molesting children, sometimes on school property. Continue Reading
May 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The Big Ten network started in 2007 with plans to mix up to 660 hours of non-sports programs every year into its menu of football, basketball and other sports. Network President Mark Silverman says it became clear that Big Ten schools wouldn’t be able to produce nearly enough programs to meet those initial goals or meet quality standards. Continue Reading
May 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Big Ten administrators could see a national championship game being played in cities that aren’t necessarily traditional hosts. Big Ten officials came out this week in favor of having bowl games host an expected four-team playoff, preferring to keep the Rose Bowl as its postseason tradition. Yet they also said they can envision the title game played elsewhere. Continue Reading
March 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Michigan’s Trey Burke saw overtime as a new opportunity.
After watching his teammates struggle in the first half, and the Wolverines nearly eliminated from Big Ten tournament play in the second half, the freshman guard took matters into his own hands. Continue Reading
February 21, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Michigan State might have the toughest road to claim its third Big Ten championship in four seasons, playing at Minnesota on Wednesday night before hosting Nebraska, traveling to play Indiana and closing the regular season March 4 at home against the Buckeyes Continue Reading
February 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A stunned Williams Arena crowd of 13,245 seemed so dumbfounded by No. 6-ranked Ohio State’s dominance that it didn’t even bother to heckle.
Fans just sat there in awe. Continue Reading
February 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Two straight years of disappointing results, star running backs leaving under amid controversy and the loss of two top coordinators would land many coaches on the hot seat.
Not Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz. He’s not going anywhere Continue Reading