Catching up on links from late last week and the weekend.
As expected, Wisconsin's athletic board approved a $3 increase in football ticket prices, Andy Baggott writes in the Wisconsin State Journal. An excellent breakdown of the reasoning behind the increase from Tom Mulhern of the State Journal.
Offensive linemen Doug Bartels (Northwestern) and Jeff Allen (Illinois) and safety Jordan Kovacs (Michigan) make SI.com's All Two-Star (and fewer) team.
Rich Rodriguez reiterates his pledge to Michigan at a pep rally Sunday, annarbor.com's Dave Birkett writes. More quotes from RichRod and several former Michigan players, Mark Synder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
Purdue linebacker Jason Werner received one more chance in football, and he plans to capitalize on it, Mike Carmin writes in The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier.
Former Penn State quarterback Anthony Morelli is giving the NFL another shot two years after being cut by Arizona, The Associated Press' Michael Marot writes.
The Des Moines Register's Sean Keeler breaks down a possible 14-team Big Ten with new additions Pitt, Missouri and Nebraska.