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Big Ten spring game attendance by the numbers

The SEC may have led the pack when it comes to spring game attendance, but the Big Ten was once again a strong draw this spring with its usual heavy-hitters continuing to set the pace for the conference. Highlighted by a record-setting turnout for the Ohio State…


Wisconsin has toughest schedule among Big Ten teams in 2016

If the Wisconsin Badgers are going to make a run at a Big Ten title, or even a berth in the College Football Playoff, they will have certainly earned it by playing one of the toughest schedules in the nation. Wisconsin will play the most challenging schedule…



Wife Knows Best: Week 1 College football picks

The ultimate domestic dispute resumes for Year 2 Last year I asked my wife to make picks for a handful of college football games each week. She obliged, and kicked my butt some weeks. Now she’s back and ready to get off on the right foot as we…


Podcast: Going on record with CFB Playoff picks and Week 1

Bill Bender of The Sporting News makes his first appearance It’s here. Can you feel it? Week 1 of the 2015 college football season is here (well, Montana-North Dakota State aside). We have finally arrived to a brand new season of college football, and it could not start…


2015 Preview: Picking the Big Ten

Is the Big Ten on the upswing? It would be hard to say otherwise given how last season ended for the conference and what has transpired since. Ohio State won the national championship after sneaking in to the College Football Playoff as the No. 4 seed, knocking…


Who wins a football title first, Wisconsin or Duke? Neither?

The Duke Blue Devils came from behind to defeat Wisconsin for the NCAA men’s basketball national championship Monday night in Indianapolis. It is the fifth time Duke has celebrated the national championship on the hard court, while Wisconsin continues to search for its first national title in…


Big Ten looks for first championship double dip in 62 years

Wisconsin’s national semifinal victory over previously unbeaten Kentucky sent the Badgers to Monday night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game. The Big Ten champions will take on Duke, who earlier this season defeated the Badgers in Madison during the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. If Wisconsin can knock off the…



5 college football stadiums ready to drop the puck for the NHL

Football in baseball stadiums, baseball in football stadiums and hockey in baseball and football stadiums. We seem to be in an age where one sport transplanting its game into an unnatural surrounding seems to be pretty trendy. Gimmicky, sure, but why can’t we have a little fun…