Word of the day: Farokhmanesh.
It will be on the test.
Missed this one from last week, but Ohio State athletics director Gene Smith outlines improvements for the team's football practice facility, Doug Lesmerises writes in The Cleveland Plain Dealer. Ohio State has the talent to do big things, but it needs to gain the mental edge, Tim May writes in The Columbus Dispatch.
A look at the Big Ten expansion candidates from Paul Trembacki of the Northwest Indiana Times.
Yahoo! Sports' Matt Hinton breaks down an Iowa team that seems to decide its fate in the final two minutes of games.
Night football is a hit everywhere, and Michigan Stadium should be no exception, annarbor.com's Michael Rothstein writes. Finalizing a night game was just the first item on AD David Brandon's lengthy to-do list, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News.
Juice Williams had a disappointing senior season at Illinois, but don't count him out for the NFL, Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
The (Bloomington) Herald-Times' Dustin Dopirak looks at five big issues for Indiana this spring (subscription required).
Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald (die-hard White Sox fan) stops by New York Yankees camp to visit with pal Joe Girardi, Marc Carig writes in The Star-Ledger.