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Taking a look at recent memorable Paul Bunyan Axe battles

Wisconsin at Minnesota

Badgers make it 10 straight over Gophers

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

When it comes to rivalries, few are more fun and intense than the battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe, the longest-running rivalry in major college football that began in 1890.

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Dienhart: Reports says Braxton Miller will stay for now

Credit: Trevor Ruszkowksi-USA TODAY Sports

It was interesting to see the report that Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller plans to return to Ohio State for his senior season in Columbus – for now. The emergence of redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett has caused many to speculate and wonder if the two-time Big Ten MVP can win back his old job next season after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in August.

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Big Ten links: Gordon's Heisman outlook, Coleman vs. OSU & more

Melvin Gordon

UW's Gordon on his amazing week

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Melvin Gordon’s 408-yard rushing effort last week against Nebraska has him squarely in the Heisman hunt. Indiana’s Tevin Coleman eyes Ohio State’s front seven. Michigan State’s Jeremy Langford looks back at his days as cornerback and receiver. We touch on these stories and more in Thursday’s Big Ten links.

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