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Big Ten's Top 10 Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 5 months 1 week ago
The Big Ten played a lot of dramatic and exciting games in 2014. Unfortunately, when it came to non-conference contests, the league didn’t win too many of them. However, an entire year of disappointment can all be washed away by two great showings by Ohio State in the College Football Playoff. But, in the meantime, here are the best and most exciting Big Ten games of the 2014...

Illinois and Northwestern Overcome Early Struggles to Have a Shot at Bowl Game

By Athlon Sports, 6 months 4 days ago
The Big Ten is setting up for a wild finish in the Big Ten West with Wisconsin and Minnesota doing battle for the division championship. The winning school will lay claim to Paul Bunyan’s Axe and represent the division in the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis against Big Ten East champion Ohio State. The division will also feature a game with plenty of stakes on the line....

Irish seek turnaround in matchup with Wildcats

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 1 week ago
South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - With an eye on bolstering their bowl stock and finishing the season strong, the 15th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish welcome the Northwestern Wildcats to South Bend on Saturday afternoon.Brian Kelly's Irish were their own worst enemy at Arizona State last weekend, as sloppy play and a solid Sun Devils squad handed Notre Dame its second loss of the season (55-...

Recap: Notre Dame vs. Northwestern

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 1 week ago
South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Northwestern trailed by 11 points late in regulation but rallied to force overtime and stunned No. 15 Notre Dame, 43-40.The Irish (7-3) made countless mistakes for the second straight week.After having their title hopes dashed by turning the ball over five times at Arizona State, the Fighting Irish committed four turnovers Saturday, including a fumble while...

College Football Matchup - Northwestern at (15) Notre Dame

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 2 weeks ago
College Football Matchup - Northwestern at (15) Notre Dame Northwestern Wildcats:== Aug 30 - L vs. California, 24-31== Sep 6 - L vs. Northern Ill, 15-23== Sep 13 - Open== Sep 20 - W vs. Western Ill, 24-7== Sep 27 - W at Penn State, 29-6== Oct 4 - W vs. Wisconsin, 20-14== Oct 11 - L at Minnesota, 17-...

Irish seek turnaround in matchup with Wildcats

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 2 weeks ago
South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - With an eye on bolstering their bowl stock and finishing the season strong, the 15th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish welcome the Northwestern Wildcats to South Bend on Saturday afternoon.Brian Kelly's Irish were their own worst enemy at Arizona State last weekend, as sloppy play and a solid Sun Devils squad handed Notre Dame its second loss of the season (55-...

Northwestern's White retires from football

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 months 5 days ago
Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Northwestern cornerback Dwight White has decided to retire from football after learning he has only one kidney."Being a member of the football program at Northwestern University has been a huge blessing," White said in a statement Thursday. "Throughout my life, football has been awesome during the good times where I've had lots of success, and through the tough...

Northwestern WR leaves on stretcher

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 months 1 week ago
Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Northwestern wide receiver Miles Shuler was taken off the field on a stretcher after running head-first into a tackler during Saturday's game against Nebraska.Shuler gave the home crowd a thumbs-up as he was being wheeled off and the school said he was alert and responsive and being taken to a hospital as a precautionary measure.The junior put his head down and...

Recap: Northwestern vs. Nebraska

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 months 1 week ago
Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Ameer Abdullah rushed for 146 yards and four touchdowns, including three in the second half, to lift No. 19 Nebraska to a 38-17 win over Northwestern on Saturday night.It was the least-competitive game the teams have played since Nebraska joined the Big Ten in 2011. Each of the first three were decided by three points or fewer, including last year's win by the...

Northwestern plays host to No. 19 Nebraska

By Anonymous (not verified), 7 months 1 week ago
Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Coming off a bye, which followed their first loss of the season, the 19th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers pay a visit to the Northwestern Wildcats for a Big Ten Conference clash on Saturday evening.Although the Cornhuskers ultimately fell at Michigan State two weeks ago, they certainly made a game of it at the end. Trailing 27-3, Nebraska scored three touchdowns in...