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Ready, set, click Wednesday's top Big Ten web links

Hope your week is going well. If not, here are some of the best Big Ten links that I found from around the web. Get to reading! RALLYING AROUND TEAM: If there’s any doubt that the NCAA sanctions have not galvanized the Penn State Nation, they likely were erased during a recent “Rise and Rally” event in State College. While I admire the spirit, I still think people are missing the point why Penn State is being penalized. To me, it sends the wrong message to rally and act vengeful in response to the Penn State sanctions. Don’t forget: The

Big Ten writers' 2012 mock draft: Round 2

Our Big Ten writers’ 2012 Big Ten mock draft makes its way to Round 2. You can view Round 1 selections here. Here’s how this works: writers from all 12 Big Ten teams conduct the six-round draft, picking a QB, WR, RB, TE, Defensive player and K. We’re doing this because we thought it would provide a fun new way to showcase the Big Ten’s top statistical performers throughout the season. Plus, we hope it gets Big Ten fans debating the picks. We didn’t include offensive linemen because they don’t collect stats. To be clear, this is not a 2012

Big Ten web links: Read Tuesday's top stories

Good morning. It’s Tuesday, and it’s time for the best daily links from across the Big Ten. B1G’S TOP RIVALRY: What’s the hottest rivalry in the Big Ten? It’s not Michigan-Ohio State or Michigan-Michigan State. And forget about Iowa-Nebraska or Wisconsin-Ohio State. Nope. The top rivalry at this very moment in time is Michigan State-Wisconsin. The teams have the best records in the league over the past two seasons (MSU 22-5 overall and 14-2 Big Ten); Wisconsin 22-5, 13-3). And the schools are coming off two great games from last season, one of which was a thrilling 42-39 Badger victory

Big Ten writers' 2012 mock draft: Round 1

Everyone, it seems, enjoys mock drafts. And it’s easy to see why. Not only do they create interest and offer predictions, but they often elicit passionate responses. You know the complaints and arguments: that guy’s too high, this guy’s better than that guy, etc. Well, we thought it would be fun to do a 2012 Big Ten football mock draft. How does it work? We invited a writer from all 12 Big Ten teams to conduct the six-round draft, consisting of QB, WR, RB, TE, Defensive player and K. We didn’t include offensive linemen (sorry!) because they aren’t stat-collectors, and

Reserve 2012 Football Title Game Tickets Now

We’re excited to announce a new way to reserve a ticket for the 2012 Big Ten Football Championship for your team for as little as $10 today. If your team makes it, you are obligated to purchase each face-value priced ticket associated with each of your reservations. But if your team doesn’t make it, you only forfeit your reservation fee. Tickets can be reserved at BTN.com/TeamTix, a new ticket reservation system launched by the Big Ten in partnership with Forward Market Media (FMM) and BTN. Powered by FMM’s proprietary software platforms, fans can go to purchase, for as little as

We're coming your way: BTN bus tour TV schedule

Get ready, Big Ten campuses: Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith are coming to town as part of BTN’s annual Summer Football Tour. This year, we’re pleased to announce every team gets an hour-long show. Another new wrinkle this year: BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart will be aboard the bus, too. You can follow Dienhart on Twitter (@BTNTomDienhart) for all of his updates throughout the tour. See our show schedule in this post. Speaking of Twitter, don’t forget to follow our on-air talent for updates and behind-the-scenes coverage of the entire tour. You know the accounts, @BTNDaveRevsine, @GerryDiNardo, @HowardGriffith.

Big Ten web links: Click on Monday's top stories

It’s the Monday following Big Ten Media Days, we’re getting closer and closer to the college football season, so there’s plenty of terrific Big Ten web links from around the web. Get all of Monday’s top clicks in this post. [BTN.com: Watch all of our Big Ten Media Days video] I have said on many occasions that I think Ohio State may end up with the best record in the Big Ten. And this is one of the reasons why. Not only are the Buckeyes uber-talented, but they also will be a motivated team knowing the regular season is all

The week that was: Last week's top 10 stories

We’re one week closer to the college football season, folks. If you’re counting at home, it’s five weeks away. This past week, the Big Ten held its annual Big Ten Media Days and there was plenty of news emerging from Chicago. Check out BTN.com’s top 10 stories from the week that was in this post. 10. FAQ: Penn State football players’ options The NCAA’s sanctions against Penn State rocked the program. And the effects will be felt for years. Scholarship cuts, postseason bans … the list went on. Another aspect of the penalties will allow any player on the Penn

Big Ten coaches 'excited' for 2012? Better believe it

Isn’t late July great? Football is in the air, with kickoff a little more than a month away, and all the teams – even the perennial cellar dwellers – are tied for first place. Coincidentally, when coaches descend upon media days, everyone’s very excited. The Big Ten is no exception. According to The Wall Street Journal, Big Ten coaches uttered some form of the word “excited” 43 times during Thursday’s question-and-answer session at Big Ten Media Days. See who used “excited” the most in this post. [WSJ.com: I can’t tell you how excited I am] [BTN.com: Watch all of our

Look Back At Our Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon Special

We capped off our coverage of the two-day Big Ten Media and Kickoff Luncheon with the 90-minute TV show Big Ten Football Kickoff Luncheon Special, with Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith. It included various interviews and analysis from the event in Chicago. Watch a number of video clips from that Friday night show in this post. Also, see Denard Robinson’s speech to the crowd, learn more from Friday’s media sessions, find out about all the Big Ten uniform changes here, and see what your Big Ten mascots were up to lately. All of our coverage can be found