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Photo: Gophers release Hockey City Classic rendering

Rejoice, fans of outdoor hockey! Minnesota will host Ohio State on Friday, Jan. 17 at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers made the news official Tuesday, and they also released a rendering of the stadium. See a picture of it in this post.

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Photos: Big Ten fans honor College Colors Day

Today is College Colors Day, the day when people across the nation dress in their college school colors to celebrate the beginning of a new college football season. To be fair, the season kicked off Thursday night, with Indiana and Minnesota rolling to victories, and it continues tonight. But it’s all about celebrating that first Saturday of the season on the last work day of the week.

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Clothes Call: See Big Ten's new looks for 2013

Nebraska Alternate

Mark Dantonio Interview - 2013 Fall Practice Tour

With kickoff less than a week away, coupled with the fact Northwestern and Wisconsin both just unveiled new alternate helmets, it’s time to take one last look at all the different uniform and helmet designs we’ll see in the Big Ten this fall. See my updated roundup, first compiled at media days, in this post. Did I miss something? Tweet it to me (@BTNBrentYarina).

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Video: Northwestern unveils white alternate helmet

Northwestern’s already vast helmet collection is growing. On Thursday, the Wildcats unveiled a white alternate lid that they will wear in the season opener at Cal. The new helmet brings Northwestern’s collection to five.

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Get a first-look at Wisconsin's new alternate helmet

The Wisconsin football team unveiled a new alternate helmet Thursday that it will wear in Week 2 vs. Tennessee Tech and, possibly, for other games this season. The Badgers revealed the helmet to the players in a YouTube video that is included at the bottom of this post.

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Photo: Take a look at this Ohio State alternate jersey

Ohio State hockey players have spoken, and they are fans of the school’s Buckeye Leaves. One look at the team’s new alternate jersey is all the proof one needs. The Buckeyes’ new sweater, voted upon by current and former players and unveiled Wednesday, features the popular logo all over it.

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Check out this photo inside Pinnacle Bank Arena

For a change, people are excited about Nebraska basketball. It’s easy to see why, too, what with Tim Miles’ track record and gregarious personality, and a young nucleus headlined by sophomore Shavon Shields. And then there’s the state-of-the-art Pinnacle Bank Arena, Nebraska’s new $179 million home this winter.

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Clothes Call: Check out this feature on helmets

Michigan State Helmet

MSU's "Hydrochrome" Helmets

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

No matter how you feel about today’s numerous football helmet designs, you will enjoy ESPN.com’s feature on one of the guys responsible for all of the craze, statement-making looks.

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Photos: 2013 Big Ten football team posters

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John Urschel Football Kickoff Luncheon Speech

With kickoff to the football season just a month away, we’re giving fans a look at the conference’s 2013 team posters. See the released Big Ten posters now, including Michigan’s 3D one, in this post. The missing posters will be added once the teams have released them.

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Rutgers to retire Eric LeGrand's No. 52

Future Big Ten member Rutgers is retiring its first football jersey number. On Sept. 14, the Scarlet Knights will retire Eric LeGrand’s No. 52 at High Point Solutions Stadium. LeGrand, a former defensive tackle, was paralyzed when he broke two vertebrae while making a tackle on a kickoff return in an October 2010 game.

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Photo: See Nebraska's upgraded locker room

Richard Mackson-US PRESSWIRE

The turf at Memorial Stadium isn’t the only new surface Nebraska players will have under their feet for the 2013 season. There’s also new carpet in the team’s upgraded locker room. And, in the middle of the room, the carpet has an outline of a football that includes Nebraska’s “N” logo. It’s a cool touch to a first-class locker room.

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Clothes Call: 2013 Big Ten media days edition

CHICAGO – There’s no better time or place to get an up-close look at the latest changes to Big Ten uniforms and helmets than at the annual Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon. Teams deck out their designated areas with all of the latest, greatest threads and equipment. Take a look at all the new looks the Big Ten will debut this season in this post.

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Video: Which B1G jersey has changed most in BTN era?

Believe it or not, BTN is about to cover its seventh Big Ten football season. That’s a good chunk of time. It’s an eternity nowadays, as far as uniforms are concerned. Home to some of college football’s most iconic looks (Michigan and Penn State, to name a couple), the Big Ten has experienced its share of aesthetic changes since 2007.

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Clothes Call: Check out Illinois' new primary helmet

David Banks-US PRESSWIRE

Illinois introduced several new looks during Tim Beckman’s disappointing 2-10 inaugural season. From things as minor as blue facemasks and helmet stickers to things as major as a matte blue helmet and new uniform combinations (all-blue; orange top, blue pants), the Illini mixed it up quite a bit. There will be more change in 2013.

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2013 B1G writers' football uniform power rankings

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MSU's "Hydrochrome" Helmets

What’s better than your typical Big Ten football uniform power ranking? A uniform ranking decided by 12 Big Ten writers, that’s what. BTN.com recently asked a writer for every school to rank the conference’s uniforms, from 1-12. We asked the writers to consider the uniforms as a whole, factoring in home, away, alternate(s) and helmet(s).

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Four Big Ten teams land on iconic uniform list

The guys over at LostLettermen.com ranked the nation’s top 10 Most Iconic College Football Uniforms, and no one will be surprised to hear the Big Ten had quite the representation. One-third of the conference landed on the list, in fact, paced by Michigan, at No. 3.

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