Big Ten lunch links
June, 2, 2014
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Chicago Blackhawks -- One Goal (Away). So close. But congrats to the Kings, a more resilient team.
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- Three years after Ohio State's tattoo scandal, former coach Jim Tressel speaks out in the first part of an extensive series by the (Cleveland) Plain Dealer.
- A look back at the career of Spider Caldwell, Penn State's longtime equipment manager. Penn State will capitalize on new rules permitting more summer contact between players and coaches.
- Iowa honored the late Norm Parker, its longtime defensive coordinator, over the weekend. Parker touched many lives during his tenure with the Hawkeyes.
- Michigan State picks up an offensive line recruit from Ohio. The Spartans could be showing off some new threads this season.
- Michigan has plenty of competition at defensive tackle entering the summer. Nick Baumgardner re-ranks Michigan's 2009 recruiting class.
- Northwestern is up to 11 verbal commitments for the 2015 class after adding a local prospect.
- Purdue is geared up for the arrival of Swedish import David Hedelin, a potential answer at tackle.
- Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon might be the most explosive back in college football.
- Illinois' surge of junior-college pickups continues with TE Andrew Davis.
- BTN's Tom Dienhart breaks down Big Ten nonleague schedules.
- Diminutive CB Trai Mosley could be the first Nebraska freshman to see the field this season.
- Rutgers AD Julie Hermann aims to transform the game-day experience this season.
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24 Final/OT Boston College 30 Penn State 31 Final Nebraska 42 24 USC 45
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State