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I’m a midwestern guy. A Big Ten guy. But right now I’m feeling a little embarrassed. Something is terribly wrong with Big Ten football.
The Big Ten took an absolute beating on New Year’s Day. The Big Ten lost all five games. Losing bowl games is becoming something of a holiday habit for this once powerful league. It has been years since the Big Ten looked strong in the bowls.

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All About the Money

Posted: 24th December 2010 by DavidBurnett in Bowl Games, College Football, NCAA
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By selectively, suspending five Ohio State players this week, the NCAA revealed itself for what it really is, an arrogant, hypocritical, dysfunctional organization.

The crime: Five Ohio State players, including star quarterback Terrelle Pryor, are caught selling awards, souvenirs, autographs and other trinkets in exchange for cash and tattoos.

But how is it that the five-game suspensions of these Ohio State players are postponed until after the upcoming bowl game? The rules are pretty clear – gifts/prizes cannot be sold for profit – or tattoos.

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It had to be the most improbable conclusion to a game in Bowl history. Its hard to imagine any higher drama than what played out in the closing minutes of the Fiesta Bowl last night. The Boise State Broncos – undefeated, but utterly disrespected – against one of college football’s most storied programs, the University […]

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