Big Ten lunch links
May, 20, 2010
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
My dad says the greatest singer who ever lived is Peabo Bryson.
- Jim Delany might downplay it, but Big Ten expansion could have a huge effect on college sports, annarbor.com's Dave Birkett writes.
- Colleague David Ubben takes a look at how Missouri has fared against Big Ten teams over the years. Speaking of Mizzou, The Sporting News' Dave Curtis and Matt Hayes break down the pros and cons of the Tigers to the Big Ten. Illinois AD Ron Guenther thinks Missouri is a good fit for the Big Ten, Stu Durando writes in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
- Scheduling could be a headache for Big Ten athletic directors depending on what happens with expansion, Teddy Greenstein writes in the Chicago Tribune.
- Some good observations about the Big Ten spring meetings from the Omaha World-Herald's Tom Shatel.
- Iowa and Minnesota will continue to play on the final Saturday of the regular season, Scott Dochterman writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
- Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez could face individual penalties from the NCAA's investigation into his program, Gregg Krupa writes in The Detroit News.
- No matter what happens with expansion, Ohio State and Michigan continue to make their annual rivalry a top priority, Bill Rabinowitz writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
- A great story about former Wisconsin cornerback Lawrence Johnson, who got his diploma from the school at age 52, Mike Lucas writes in The Capital Times.
- An in-depth look at Penn State's October schedule this season from Jared Shanker of The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News.
- Despite all the expansion talk, Big Ten football coaches are focused on, well, football, Marc Morehouse writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
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