Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: As Northwestern Falters, Fitzgerald Held Accountable

For all Pat Fitzgerald’s flashy words, the Wildcats haven’t had much success lately.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, left, and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: How The Big Ten Will Be Won

Stability is such a key in the Big Ten, and Ohio State and Michigan State have it.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2014

Sam Thompson. (Robin Young/Getty Images)

Watch: Is This College Basketball’s Block Of The Year?

Sam Thompson, Tim Frazier and when a runner ends up 40 feet in the opposite direction.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Aaron Craft. (Ryan Young/Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: It’s Still Unpredictable At Top

Ohio State has righted itself, but Michigan and Michigan State still remain on top.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

Ohio State Buckeyes football helmet. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Video: Ohio State Marching Band Conducts Stunning Movie-Themed Choreography

Ohio State’s marching band, for the win.

670 The Score–10/28/2013

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Paterno Is Not Exonerated

Welp, it’s true. Haters are indeed going to hate.

670 The Score–09/06/2013

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Does A Cutler Contract Hinge On The Playoffs?

I doubt that’s the deciding factor when Phil Emery sits down with Cutler’s representation after this season.

670 The Score–08/16/2013

(credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.


Ohio State Buckeyes.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: Two Ohio State Football Players Accused Of Rape

Two Ohio State football players are being investigated by university police for the rape of an 18-year-old student, according to a report.

670 The Score–03/14/2013

Tracy Abrams of Illinois and Aaron Craft of Ohio State battle for a loose ball. (Credit: Getty)

Illinois Rebounds With Win Over Buckeyes, 74-55

Brandon Paul scored 19 points and No. 11 Illinois bounced back from a tough loss in its Big Ten opener to beat No. 8 Ohio State 74-55 on Saturday.


Terrelle Pryor

Ohio State To Vacate All Wins From 2010, Including Sugar Bowl

The Ohio State University and its football program have been shook by the scandal that involved some of it’s high profile players trading memorabilia for cash and tattoos. On Friday, the school imposed their own penalties.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State To Submit Response To NCAA On Friday

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith says he’s disappointed with “where we are” in terms of NCAA violations by its football program and the sanctions that will come with it.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Jim Tressel

Tressel Resigns As Buckeyes Head Coach

Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel has resigned amid NCAA violations and mounting revelations that sullied the image of one of the nation’s top football programs.


Terrelle Pryor and Jim Tressel

Report: OSU Looking Into Car Sales

Ohio State’s director of compliance is reviewing at least 50 car sales to Buckeyes athletes and relatives to see if they met NCAA rules, The Columbus Dispatch reported Saturday.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2011

Jim Tressel

NCAA Claims Tressel Lied To Keep Players On Field

The NCAA is claiming that 10-year coach Jim Tressel lied and withheld information to keep several of his players eligible and on the field after they had accepted improper benefits from the owner of a tattoo parlor.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

Jared Sullinger #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes drives inside against Alex Marcotullio #4, Luka Mirkovic #12 and John Shurna #24 of the Northwestern Wildcats during the quarterfinals of the 2011 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament.  (Credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Wildcats’ Upset Bid Falls Short

The only chance the Northwestern Wildcats had of making the NCAA Tournament was to win the Big Ten Tournament, and for a while it looked like that might happen.


Ben Hansbrough

Irish Move To No. 4 In Most Recent AP Poll

Notre Dame reached the No. 4 spot on the most recent AP top 25 poll, it’s the teams highest ranking since December 1980.


Mike Davis

Illini Prep For No. 3 Buckeyes

The Fighting Illini still haven’t secured a spot in the field of 68, and time is starting to become their enemy. A win over the No. 3 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes would definitely give them a boost they desperately need.


Pat Fitzgerald

Wisch: Get To Know The Big Ten’s Bowl Opponents

Christmas is over. New Year’s is looming. And in between this week the Big Ten gets its bowl season rolling.


New Big Ten Logo

Wisch: The Big Ten Needs To Get ‘Black & Blue’

On Feb. 8, 1896 – one month after X-Rays were discovered and nine months before William McKinley was elected as the United States’ 25th president – a the Midwest’s premier universities held a powwow in Chicago and established the Big Ten.