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3:05 PMLindenwood at MinnesotaWatch
6:00 PMWisconsin at IndianaWatch
6:30 PMWisconsin at MinnesotaWatch
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8:00 PMIowa at NorthwesternWatch
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8:00 PMRutgers at WisconsinWatch
8:00 PMUniversity of Victoria at WisconsinWatch

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Video: What are you thankful for? Here's what our guys said!

Thanksgiving is here, so the “BTN Football & Beyond” team had some fun at the end of Wednesday’s show. The topic: “What We’re Thankful For?” Pat Forde was first up, and he went with the new four-team playoff, which he thinks is an improvement over the BCS system that had two teams battle for the national title. Dave Wannstedt picked the NCAA restoring Penn State’s bowl eligibility, starting this season. The Nittany Lions are 6-5 entering their season finale vs. Michigan State. Finally, Stanley Jackson, the former Ohio State quarterback, selected record-breaking running backs in a day and age of

Michigan-Ohio State, Penn State defense & more in today's Big Ten links

We all know sports are big business … which brings us to this: Why isn’t there a title sponsor for the Ohio State-Michigan game? Doug Lesmerises of Cleveland.com notes the Buckeyes and Wolverines could sell a title sponsorship. But this is basically what life as a college athletic director entails at the moment – the constant balance between business and passion, between commerce and tradition, what Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith called “a very fine line.” Bottom line: Just because you can make a buck off of something doesn’t mean you should do it. *** Michigan almost pulled off

Audio: Listen to your Big Ten coach's Week 14 teleconference

Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. And each Tuesday afternoon, we post the audio of every coach’s call right here. ***

Keep an eye on two-loss UCLA in latest College Football Playoff Poll

The season is winding down, with just one full week of action left. And tonight, the College Football Playoff poll will come under more scrutiny. Last week, Alabama was No. 1; Oregon No. 2; Florida State No. 3; Mississippi State No. 4. I don’t foresee any change in this week’s poll. The Crimson Tide dispatched FCS Western Carolina, 48-14. The Ducks whipped Colorado, 44-10. Florida State had the closest call, needing a late field goal to beat visiting Boston College, 20-17. Mississippi State rolled visiting Vanderbilt, 51-0. But there could be movement among the contenders below the Top Four. TCU