Big Ten Expansion
OK, it’s taken a couple of days, but I’m finally on board with this whole new Big Ten thing. The conference is bigger, it’s badder (and that’s just what they’re saying about our divisions!) and, thanks to all those new multi-name football awards, it’s also more hyphenated than ever before.
When the Big Ten announced they were adding Nebraska, the response was almost all positive. And when the Big Ten announced the names for the new divisions, the response was almost all negative.
The team is mediocre, the coach is already under fire just 11 games into his tenure, and the school’s administration is taking more hits than its quarterback these days.
PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Two people familiar with the Big Ten’s decision say the league has decided to put Ohio State and Michigan into separate divisions starting next season. One person also says Michigan and […]
The wait is over. The Big Ten will officially announce its two divisions tonight at 6 p.m., the conference announced Wednesday. Schedules for the 2011 and 2012 season will also be released as Nebraska joins […]
The expansion silence is finally over. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney revealed Monday that the conference has paused its conference expansion initiatives right now, but is “not necessarily turning our back on expansion.” Right now […]
Teddy Greenstein nailed it on Tuesday as a guest on The Danny Mac Show when he stated “this is amongst the biggest non-story-stories” in quite some time. That non-story-story of course is Big Ten expansion […]