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Wednesday Feb 22
6:30 PMB1G Championship - Opening RelaysWatch
7:00 PMPenn St. at Michigan St.Watch
7:00 PMIowa at IndianaWatch
8:00 PMIllinois at WisconsinWatch
Thursday Feb 23
11:00 AMB1G Championship - PrelimsWatch
6:30 PMB1G Championship - FinalsWatch
7:00 PMNebraska at MichiganWatch
Friday Feb 24
11:00 AMB1G Championship - PrelimsWatch

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College Football Playoff TV ratings, Bob Shoop & more in Monday's links

The TV ratings for the College Football Playoff games set new standards. Please tell me you aren’t surprised. This playoff was long overdue for one of America’s most popular sports. So, knowing the TV numbers are off the charts … how long before this playoff is pushed beyond four teams? Imagine the money TV execs would pay for, say, a six- or eight-team playoff? *** Oh-oh: Looks like Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is being considered for the same post at LSU. This would be a big loss if he bolts. *** Urban Meyer was pretty adamant about it

BTN LiveBIG: Indiana, NFLPA partner to give football players a second career

Decades ago, before there were collective bargaining agreements, television rights mega-deals and a galaxy of corporate sponsorships, players in the National Football League worked in other vocations during the offseason. Auto dealerships, real estate offices, corporate jobs — they went wherever they could leverage name recognition (even just a little bit) and make a buck for the half a year they weren’t playing football. And if they were lucky, those part-time gigs turned into full-time jobs when their playing days ended. Most NFL players now earn sizeable salaries, relatively speaking, both in comparison to their pro football forebears and today’s