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Boy, I wonder what on god’s green earth Jay Paterno was thinking when he filed that lawsuit. Several pundits have torn into him. And, rightly so. This take from the great Greg Doyel of CBSSports.com is good and hard and right on.

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Where have all the 1,000-yard rushers gone in Ann Arbor? Really. It’s a crisis of sorts. Is there one on this year’s roster? The competition at running back figures to be strong between De’Veon Smith and Derrick Green.

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Incoming Michigan State freshman Lourawls Nairn already is having an impact. In fact, he may be the fastest Spartan ever. I can’t wait to watch this high-energy guy.

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The move toward autonomy for the nation’s power leagues chugs forward. Ohio State A.D. Gene Smith is confident it will happen. Good enough for me. The NCAA will vote on the issue on Aug. 7. Gotta think it will pass. And this would be a good thing.

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If you are holding your breath for the Michigan-Ohio State game to be played at night, keep holding it.

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Mike Huguenin of NFL.com has ranked the QB situation for every FBS team. Yes, he’s a walking college sports encyclopedia. Believe me.

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SEC media days are rolling on in Alabama. And, even though he has been gone from Vanderbilt for six months, James Franklin is still a topic.

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It's time for Tuesday's top 10 Big Ten headlines

You knew this was coming: When Rick Pitino leaves Louisville, would Richard Pitino be in line to take over?

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It turns out LeBron James stayed connected to his home state while away in Florida by following Ohio State. Gotta love the loyalty of the Buckeye State.

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I have discussed the possibility of a 10-game Big Ten schedule before on these pages. And, it looks like Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen is on board with the concept.

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This is an interesting revelation from Michigan’s Brady Hoke, who says new offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier will work from the sideline and not the press box during his maiden voyage calling plays.

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The move for increased safety in football continues with this recent report that says the NCAA suggests teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that evolved out of a safety and concussion summit early this year.

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Wow. Here’s a little bit of pressure for incoming Michigan State guard Lourawls Nairn: Mateen Cleaves says the kid reminds him of … himself! The Spartans suffered a lot of attrition. So, there figures to be plenty of opportunity for Nairn.

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B1G links: How does West stack up vs. East?

When the Big Ten was drawn into new division alignments, much was made about the perceived strength of the East. It does look loaded with the likes of Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Penn State. Dirk Chatelain of Omaha.com is buying in. In fact, he thinks the West will be an afterthought in 2014.

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Before we get to the Maryland and Rutgers reaction, this is kinda neat: CBSSports.com had a draft, selecting the best college football programs in the nation. Ohio State was No. 2; Michigan No. 9; Wisconsin No. 18; Penn State No. 19; MSU No. 25; Nebraska No. 26.

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Today's Big Ten links: Welcome, Maryland & Rutgers!

Today is July 1. But, it’s much more than just the first day of a new month. It’s also an historic day, the first day in new conferences for many schools. Rutgers and Maryland officially come aboard the Big Ten today.

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Recruiting hasn’t been kind to Tom Izzo the last few seasons. Michigan State fans know it. Izzo has swung and missed on some big-time recruits. So, it looks like he’s adjusting his strategy. Hey, it’s not just about winning Big Ten titles in East Lansing. It’s about competing for national crowns. Top, top talent is needed to do that.

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One week from today, Maryland and Rutgers will be official members of the Big Ten. Check out some of our favorite Big Ten headlines and tweets from around the web today in this post.

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Start your week off with Monday's top Big Ten headlines

It’s Monday. To help ease you back into the work week, we compiled some of our favorite Big Ten links, photos and tweets from across the web today. Enjoy!

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Happy Thursday, Big Ten fans. It’s almost the weekend. Are you excited? Here are some of our favorite Big Ten headlines and photos from today.

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It’s time for some of our favorite Big Ten items on the web today. Check it all out inside.

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U-S-A! U-S-A! We hope you enjoyed the thrilling World Cup win last night, but now it’s time for today’s top Big Ten headlines.

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It’s a fun debate: Who’s the best basketball coach in the Big Ten? We all have our favorites. Marcus Jackson’s of the Champaign News-Gazette does, too. And he ranks ‘em. Guess who is No. 1? C’mon. It’s not that difficult to guess.

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The gang at Athlonsports.com cranks out some quality stuff. You’ll wanna check out the site’s 10 must-see Big Ten non-conference games. At the top of the list? Michigan State at Oregon. No shock there. If the Spartans can leave Eugene with a win, they may have a good shot to run the table.

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I can’t wait to see Michigan freshman CB Jabrill Peppers, who brings a fat scrapbook to Ann Arbor. And it sounds like the five-star recruit also may run track after he won the 100- and 200-meter dashes at New Jersey’s high school “Meet of Champions” last week. According to the Star-Ledger, Peppers is the second boy in meet history to capture both sprint titles in back-to-back seasons.

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