Winding toward the weekend.
The Big Ten's plan to restructure scholarships has the athletes in mind, colleague Gene Wojciechowski writes. More on the debate the Big Ten's proposal has sparked from The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Doug Lesmerises.
The Wisconsin State Journal's Tom Oates rules on where the Big Ten should host its football championship.
Ohio State's investigation into the used-car transactions will wait until the state's Bureau of Motor Vehicles conducts its own probe of the dealers, Jill Riepenhoff and Mike Wagner write in The Columbus Dispatch.
Two Nebraska incoming freshmen still have some academic issues to iron out, Steven M. Sipple writes in the Lincoln Journal Star. The Huskers remain very much in the market for quarterbacks, Samuel McKewon writes in the Omaha World-Herald.
Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz talks recruiting, Andy Hamilton writes in the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Ferentz looks at the ups and downs of 2010 as just another season, Travis Hines writes in the Times-Republican.
Several Big Ten recruits are mentioned in this piece about the difficulty of translating track speed to football stardom, Ted Schultz writes in The Indianapolis Star.
Northwestern needs to make sure it keeps AD Jim Phillips, who is being pursued by Illinois, Colin Becht writes in The Daily Northwestern.
Indiana hasn't quite secured its first commitment for 2012 after all, Dustin Dopirak writes in The (Bloomington) Herald-Times.
The Lansing State Journal's Joe Rexrode gets feedback on the Michigan-Michigan State recruiting race.