Category Archives: Big Ten

  • Ohio State-Wisconsin

    ESPN announces Six 2013 Big Ten Football Games for Prime Time

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    ESPN has announced six 2013 Big Ten football games for prime time telecasts on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. Two of the B1G games feature Notre Dame as the opponent. Read Full Story »

  • Jim Delany

    Big Ten announces East-West Divisions for 2014, Nine-Game Football Schedule in 2016

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    The Big Ten has officially announced new East and West football divisions for 2014 and will move to a nine-game conference football schedule beginning with the 2016 season. Read Full Story »

  • Lambeau Field

    Report: Wisconsin wants to play LSU at Lambeau Field

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    LSU vs. Wisconsin on The Frozen Tundra? There’s a small possibility that could happen as the Journal Sentinel reports that Wisconsin is looking to play a game at Lambeau Field with LSU as the opponent. Read Full Story »

  • Big Ten

    Report: Big Ten to Realign as East-West, Will Scrap Legends and Leaders

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    The Big Ten will realign their divisions as East and West and will scrap the Legends and Leaders names beginning with the 2014 season, ESPN has reported. Read Full Story »

  • USF Bulls

    USF Schedules Home-and-Home Football Series vs. Maryland and Wisconsin

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    The USF Bulls have scheduled future home-and-home football series against the Maryland Terrapins and Wisconsin Badgers, the school announced today. Read Full Story »

  • Miami Hurricanes

    Miami (FL) and Penn State Discussing Future Football Series

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    The Miami Hurricanes and the Penn State Nittany Lions are discussing a future football series, according to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald. Read Full Story »

  • Michigan Stadium

    Cincinnati to play at Michigan in 2017

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    Cincinnati is headed to the Big House! Cincinnati and Michigan both announced today that the Bearcats will take on the Wolverines at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Sept. 9, 2017. Read Full Story »

  • Washington State Cougars

    Washington State still set to play at Wisconsin in 2015

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    Washington StateWashington State is still set to play at Wisconsin in 2015, WSU sports information director Bill Stevens told

    In an email, Stevens said “we had previously moved our Wisconsin game in 2015 to Sept. 19.”

    Last week, Wisconsin announced that they will face the Alabama Crimson Tide at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sept. 5, 2015. Read Full Story »

  • 21

    Alabama, Wisconsin to open 2015 Season at Cowboys Stadium

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    Cowboys StadiumThe Alabama Crimson Tide and the Wisconsin Badgers will open the 2015 season at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the schools announced today.

    The game will be played on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. Television and network coverage will be announced at a later date, but the game will likely by a national broadcast in prime time. Read Full Story »

  • 5

    Future Iowa-Nebraska Football Games moved to Friday after Thanksgiving

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    Hy-Vee Heroes GameFuture Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers football games will be played on the Friday after Thanksgiving, the Big Ten announced today.

    The third annual Hy-Vee Heroes game will be played on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, NE. It was previously scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 30. Read Full Story »

  • 3

    Nevada adds Purdue and Toledo to Future Football Schedules

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    Nevada Wolf PackThe Nevada Wolf Pack have added the Purdue Boilermakers and the Toledo Rockets to their future football schedules, the school announced today.

    Nevada will travel to face Purdue at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, IN on Sept. 24, 2016. The Wolf Pack will then host the Boilermakers at Mackay Stadium in Reno on Aug. 31, 2019. The two schools have never met in football. Read Full Story »

  • 17

    Barry Alvarez Leaning Toward Nine-Game Big Ten Football Schedule

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    Barry AlvarezWisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez is leaning toward a nine-game football schedule and also thinks the conference will go with an East-West division alignment.

    Alvarez, who last week said the Big Ten will stop scheduling FCS teams, provided the latest future scheduling tidbits to the Wisconsin State Journal on Friday after a UW Athletic Board meeting.

    “I did prefer 10 until I sat down and put a pencil to it,” Alvarez said. “I don’t know if we’d ever get seven home games (with 10), so I guess I’m leaning toward nine.” Read Full Story »

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    Big Ten Conference to stop scheduling FCS Teams

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    Big TenThe Big Ten Conference will stop scheduling FCS teams for non-conference football games, Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez told WIBA-AM radio in Madison.

    “The nonconference schedule in our league is ridiculous,” Alvarez said. “It’s not very appealing.” Alvarez went on to say that Big Ten officials have “…made an agreement that our future games will all be Division I schools. It will not be FCS schools.” Read Full Story »

  • 13

    Big Ten to expand to Nine or Ten-Game Football Schedule

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    Jim DelanyThe Big Ten has been discussing moving to a nine or ten-game football schedule, but now it’s pretty clear how many conference games they won’t play: eight.

    After a meeting with head coaches and athletic directors at Big Ten headquarters on Monday, commissioner Jim Delany said that an eight-game conference schedule is “not even on the table.” Nine and ten-game conference schedules are the only options being discussed. Read Full Story »

  • 12

    Penn State may play a Future Football Game in Ireland

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    Penn StateAfter receiving a four-year postseason ban last year, the Penn State Nittany Lions began looking at ways to upgrade their future football schedules. A series with UCF was recently announced, and now Penn State is looking at playing a future game in Ireland.

    Head coach Bill O’Brien confirmed the possible overseas trip Saturday night at a high school football banquet at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Read Full Story »