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Gallery: BTN, Big Ten celebrate in Washington D.C.

In addition to last week’s event in New York to celebrate the Big Ten Conference’s expansion to the East Coast and broader distribution for BTN, the network decked out the Half Street Fairgrounds in Washington D.C. Monday prior to B1G Night at Nationals Park. See a photo gallery from the party in this post.

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Top 5 Rutgers basketball and football teams

As a way of getting to know Rutgers and welcoming the Scarlet Knights into the Big Ten, here’s a look at the top five basketball and football seasons in school history.

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Top 5 Maryland basketball and football teams

As a way of getting to know Maryland and to welcome it to the Big Ten, here’s a look at the top five basketball and football teams in school annals.

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Clothes Call: Rutgers football uniforms

Welcome to the Big Ten, Rutgers! Now that the Scarlet Knights are an official member of the Big Ten, we thought it would be a good time to take a look at the school’s football uniforms. Check out a photo gallery in this post that includes Rutgers’ uniform of choice for every 2013 game.

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Clothes Call: Maryland football uniforms

Welcome to the Big Ten, Maryland! Now that the Terrapins are an official member of the Big Ten, we thought it would be a good time to take a look at the school’s much-talked-about football uniforms. Check out a photo gallery in this post that includes Maryland’s uniform of choice for every 2013 game.

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Rutgers tour guide: Enjoy your visit, Big Ten fans!

Planning a road trip to Rutgers to see your Big Ten team take on the Scarlet Knights? Well, you’re in luck, because I asked Ryan Dunleavy (@rydunleavy), of Gannett New Jersey, to compile the perfect tour guide for visiting fans. See his full tour guide in this post.

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Maryland tour guide: Enjoy your visit, Big Ten fans!

Planning a road trip to Maryland to see your Big Ten team take on the Terrapins? Well, you’re in luck, because I asked Jeff Ermann (@insidemdsports), of Inside MD Sports, to compile a tour guide for visiting Big Ten fans.

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Top 10 Rutgers basketball players of all time

With Rutgers officially joining the Big Ten, we’re providing a look at the school’s history across basketball and football. Here, I take a look at the top 10 basketball players in school annals.

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Top 10 Maryland basketball players of all time

With Maryland officially joining the Big Ten, we’re providing a look at the school’s history across basketball and football. Here, I take a look at the top 10 basketball players in school annals.

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Top 5 moments in Rutgers sports history

As a way of officially welcoming Rutgers into the Big Ten, let’s take a look at some of thetop five moments in the Scarlet Knights’ athletic history. See my top 5 list in this post.

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Top 5 moments in Maryland sports history

As a way of officially welcoming Maryland to the Big Ten, I thought we’d relive some of the top moments in Terrapins’ sports history. Here is my top 5 list, headlined by the men’s basketball title over Indiana.

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Top 10 Rutgers football players of all time

With Rutgers officially becoming a member of the Big Ten, it’s time to become familiar with some of the program’s football history. Here’s a look at my top 10 all-time best Rutgers players.

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Top 10 Maryland football players of all time

With Maryland officially joining the Big Ten, it’s time to become familiar with some of the program’s football history. Here’s a look at my top 10 all-time best Maryland players.

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Twitter: Big Ten schools welcome Maryland, Rutgers

As of Tuesday, Maryland and Rutgers are official members of the Big Ten. Several Big Ten schools went to Twitter on Tuesday morning to welcome the Terrapins and Scarlet Knights. See the tweets in this post.

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Get to know Rutgers' High Point Solutions Stadium

The 2014 season will be an historic one for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, as the program enters its first year in the Big Ten Conference. It will also mark the 20-year anniversary of High Point Solutions Stadium, the crown jewel venue of Rutgers athletics.

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Get to know Maryland's Byrd Stadium

Maryland calls Byrd Stadium its home, and it has since 1950. A couple fun facts: The stadium played host to the 1953 national champions; and the attendance record (58,973) was set vs. another future Big Ten member, Penn State, in 1975. Learn more about the Terps’ home in this post.

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Get to know Rutgers' Rutgers Athletic Center

Rutgers Athletic Center, or more commonly called “The RAC,” opened in 1977. In that time, Keith Hughes, Steve Worthy and, most recently, Quincy Douby have starred in the uniquely shaped arena that holds 8,000 fans. The New Jersey Nets also called it home for a few seasons. Learn more facts about Rutgers’ home in this post.

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Get to know Maryland's Comcast Center

When it comes to college hoops, you will be challenged to find many nicer arenas around the nation than Maryland’s Comcast Center. Known as “The House that Gary Built,” in honor of former Maryland head basketball coach Gary Williams, Comcast Center first broke ground in July, 2000, and was completed in the fall of 2002. Find out all you need to know about the Terps’ home in this post.

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Maryland & Rutgers pro athletes in the three major sports

Ever watch a game and ask yourself, “Where did that guy go to school?” Of course, you have. With Maryland and Rutgers now official Big Ten members, we wanted to share the former Terps and Scarlet Knights who are playing professionally in the three major sports. Check out the lists in this post.

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Who went to Rutgers? Check out these notable names

Quick: Who is the most noticeable alum from your respective university? Rutgers has a long list of well-known alumni. Many of us know about the school’s notable former athletes, including Ray Rice, Brian Leonard and the McCourty brothers, to name a few. But did you know James Gandolfini, aka Tony Soprano, once walked through the campus of Rutgers as a student as well?

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Who went to Maryland? Check out these big names

Big Ten sports fans probably know that Gary Williams is a Maryland graduate. Boomer Esiason, too. But did you know David Simon, the creator of “The Wire,” and Jim Henson – yes, that Jim Henson – are Terps, too? See some of the school’s most notable alumni in this post.

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Twitter: Rutgers accounts to follow

Rutgers is about to become an official member of the Big Ten, so we figured we would share some of our favorite Scarlet Knight Twitter handles with our Big Ten fans. See our full list in this post. Did we forget one? Feel free to add a handle in the comment section at the bottom of this post.

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Twitter: Maryland accounts to follow

Maryland is about to become an official member of the Big Ten, so we figured we would share some of our favorite Terp Twitter handles with our Big Ten fans. See our full list in this post. Did we forget one? Feel free to add a handle in the comment section at the bottom of this post.

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A look back at last three Big Ten expansions

With Rutgers and Maryland primed officially to join the Big Ten on Tuesday to make it a 14-team conference, I thought it would be interesting to look back on the last three times the Big Ten expanded. There was Michigan State, in 1949, Penn State, in 1990, and Nebraska, in 2010.

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B1G to open second office in New York City

The Big Ten Conference announced it will open a second office in New York City to help serve the needs of its 14 member institutions. The Big Ten New York City office will be located at 900 Third Avenue and will be fully staffed and operational by June 1.

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