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Reports of a new Big Ten TV deal are coming out and at least one national writer says the six-year deal would make sense. Also, there are departures at Michigan State’s and Iowa’s football teams while another Big Ten star is testing the NBA Draft waters. Read Wednesday’s Big Ten headlines digest now.
On Wednesday, the West Division football head coaches and one player from each team joined the Big Ten teleconference to take questions from the media. We’ve posted the audio for each school on the call here:
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This just in from the “What On God’s Green Earth Took So Long” department: According to an ESPN report, the NCAA has approved a ban on the creation of new bowls until 2019—at the earliest.
Tracy Claeys has put the wraps on his first spring practice as Minnesota coach. He’s looking to amp up a program that took a step back last year by going 6-7, the Gophers’ first losing mark since 2012.
The Minnesota football team held its first spring game under Tracy Claeys on Saturday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium.
The Minnesota football team held its annual spring game Saturday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium. The first spring game under Tracy Claeys featured two 40-minutes halves of game action, most of which was controlled by the defense.