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Ohio State University President Gordon Gee (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee To Retire Following Controversial Statements

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee announced his retirement Tuesday after he came under fire for jokingly referring to “those damn Catholics” at Notre Dame and poking fun at the academic quality of other schools.

06/04/2013

Jim Delany, Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, addresses the media during a press conference on June 3, 2013. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images

Big Ten Commish Believes ‘Things Will Calm Down’ At Scandal-Scarred Rutgers

Rutgers’ recent troubles will not interfere with its entry into the Big Ten, conference Commissioner Jim Delany says.

06/04/2013

Illinois head coach John Groce (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Transfers Allowing Illinois To Keep Pace In Big Ten

For some programs, transfers are devastating. For others, it’s a valuable way to build and maintain a competitive foundation in some of the best conferences in the country.

06/04/2013

Rutgers Scarlet Knights fans cheer for their team before a game. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rutgers Announces 2015 Big Ten Football Schedule

Rutgers will have seven home games at High Point Solutions Stadium in 2015.

06/03/2013

Photo: Tom Kaminski

Report: Big Ten Conference To Add Pinstripe Bowl To Postseason Lineup

The Pinstripe Bowl and Big Ten will announce at Yankee Stadium on Monday an agreement between the conference and the 3-year-old postseason game.

06/02/2013

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ohio State President Jabs Notre Dame, Catholics; SEC Teams, Too

The president of OSU said Notre Dame was never invited to join the Big Ten because the university’s priests are not good partners, joking that “those damn Catholics” can’t be trusted, according to a recording of a meeting Gee attended last year.

05/30/2013

Julie Hermann (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Report: Rutgers’ Julie Hermann Was At Center Of Sex Discrimination Lawsuit In 2008

The nightmare at Rutgers University continues. Incoming athletic director Julie Hermann is smack-dab in the middle of some more controversy, according to the New York Times.

05/28/2013

Eddie Jordan (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Rutgers Officially Names Eddie Jordan Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Rutgers introduced Eddie Jordan as its new men’s basketball coach on Tuesday, turning to a name from the school’s past as it seeks to move forward from a scandal that forced the firing of coach Mike Rice.

04/23/2013

Tim Pernetti (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Why Isn’t Tim Pernetti Standing Behind Rice On The Unemployment Line?

Why isn’t Pernetti standing behind Rice on the unemployment line? He was keenly aware of the video that poisoned the airwaves long before we saw it.

04/04/2013

Mike Rice (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallas: Did Mike Rice Have To Be Fired? Of Course He Did

In the 21st century, you simply can’t put your hands on a kid. Or throw balls at a kid. Or kick a kid. Or use homophobic slurs toward a kid. Rice did all of these things and still kept his job, until now. And that’s the scariest thing of all.

04/03/2013

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Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.

03/18/2013

Jim Boeheim (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Syracuse, Georgetown Set For Heavyweight Clash In Big East Tournament Semifinal

Syracuse and Georgetown, one more heavyweight clash in Madison Square Garden. Two original Big East titans toe-to-toe on the New York stage. Jim Boeheim. John Thompson III. One … last … time.

03/15/2013

Ryan Kelly (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With Predictions

Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.

03/13/2013

Louisville coach Rick Pitino (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Louisville, Kentucky & More

I’m well aware of what Duke has accomplished with Ryan Kelly in the lineup, but there’s just something about this group of Cardinals that makes me believe that Rick Pitino will wind up winning his second national championship.

03/11/2013

A general view as the St. John's Red Storm play against the Pittsburgh Panthers during their first-round game of the 2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Not So Big East — Once-Great Conference Will Soon Be A Carcass

Soon the Big East will be a carcass, an empty vessel inside which will grow the weeds of recollections, snapshots and video tape. Some things evolve, other devolve.

02/28/2013

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