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Michigan coach John Beilein. (Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: A Conference In Flux

Northwestern’s stealing the Big Ten headlines as others falter.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Nnanna Egwu #32 of the Illinios Fighting Illinif and Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes battle for control of a loose ball during the first half at Value City Arena on January 23, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

OSU Ends Four-Game Skid With 62-55 Win Over Illinois

LaQuinton Ross scored 18 points and Lenzelle Smith Jr. had 16 — including a critical 3-pointer in the waning moments — to help No. 17 Ohio State end a four-game skid with a 62-55 win over Illinois on Thursday night.

01/23/2014

Jeremy Langford  of the Michigan State Spartans is lifted by teammate Fou Fonoti  after scoring the game winning touchdown. (Credit: Andy Lyons, Getty)

No. 10 Michigan St. Shocks No. 2 Ohio St. 34-24

Connor Cook was determined to shake things up in the Big Ten title game.

12/08/2013

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Sports Verdict: Should A One-Loss Team Be In The BCS Championship Game?

With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?

12/05/2013

Mark Dantonio.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Silverman: Spartans Hoping They Can Unleash Defense Against Favored Buckeyes

Ohio State and Michigan State are the two dominant teams in the Big Ten and they deserve to be playing for the Big Ten championship.

670 The Score–12/05/2013

ACKSONVILLE, FL - JANUARY 02: Members of the Ohio State Buckeyes take the field during warmups at the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl against the Florida Gators at EverBank Field on January 2, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State A Win Away From BCS Title Shot, Whether SEC Likes It Or Not

If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.

12/03/2013

LINCOLN, NE - NOVEMBER 16: Quarterback Connor Cook #18 of the Michigan State Spartans looks for help during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Biggest Question Now Is Michigan State Or Oklahoma State?

The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.

11/18/2013

Joey Bosa of the Ohio State Buckeyes sacks Nathan Scheelhaase (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois Routed By Ohio State 60-35

Carlos Hyde ran for 246 yards and four touchdowns and Braxton Miller had another 184 yards rushing and two scores Saturday to push No. 3 Ohio State past Illinois 60-35.

11/16/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 26: C.J. Barnett #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates an interception against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Ohio Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State Is Going To Pasadena, But For Which Game?

It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.

11/12/2013

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

Kain Colter #2 of the Northwestern Wildcats is grabbed by Ryan Shazier #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ryan Field on October 5, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ohio State Remains Undefeated With 40-30 Win Over Northwestern

Ohio State took Northwestern’s best shot on a wet and raucous night at Ryan Field and Carlos Hyde and the Buckeyes are still perfect.

10/06/2013

Tony Jones  is congratulated by teammates including Geoff Mogus #53 after scoring a touchdown on the Maine Black Bears. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Silverman: Northwestern Ready To Stand Up To Ohio State Bullies

Even the most devout pro football fans should pay attention to what’s going to happen in Evanston tonight when Ohio State comes calling on Northwestern.

670 The Score–10/05/2013

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

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Sports Verdict: Which Coach Will Have More Wins This Season? Urban Meyer Vs. Nick Saban

Both Alabama and Ohio State are regarded as monstrously strong this year. Which coach will walk away with the most wins?

08/16/2013

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

Urban Meyer, Aaron Hernandez and Bill Belichick. (Photo Credit: Getty Images.)

Bernstein: What A Coach Could Never Say

Here is what a brutally honest, self-aware coach would really say, if he could.

670 The Score–07/10/2013

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Ohio State President Retires After Taking Jabs At Notre Dame, Catholics

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee announced his retirement Tuesday after he came under fire for jokingly referring to “those damn Catholics” at Notre Dame and poking fun at the academic quality of other schools.

670 The Score–06/04/2013

The Louisville Cardinals celebrate after they won 82-76 against the Michigan Wolverines during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at the Georgia Dome on April 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Riot Police Called In After Louisville Celebration Gets Out Of Hand

Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.

04/09/2013

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Five Things: Motivated Cardinals Prevail And Wichita State Stays Alive

Even with limited drama—none of the regional finals were particularly thrilling—the NCAA Tournament is a wonderful thing, the perfect blend of fairness and unpredictability.

04/01/2013

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Rothstein: Thursday’s Sweet 16 Primer; X-Factors, Predictions & More

The Hurricanes have had a dream season, but Marquette is the toughest team in college basketball. That’s just one of four great matchups.

03/28/2013

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