The dog without the bag, it's incomplete. It's a marriage.
An in-depth look at why geography didn't determine Big Ten division alignment, Scott Dochterman writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
Michigan State picks up a transfer defensive lineman from Vanderbilt, Denny Schwarze writes in the Lansing State Journal.
Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase is disappointed he won't face Terrelle Pryor on Oct. 15, Bob Asmussen writes in The (Champaign) News-Gazette.
Wisconsin packs a 1-2 punch with running backs James White and Montee Ball, Rivals.com's Steve Megargee writes.
Michigan coach Brady Hoke hits the recruiting trail hard in his home state of Ohio, FoxSportsOhio.com's Marcus Hartman writes. Longtime Michigan assistant Fred Jackson competes with former star Tyrone Wheatley for recruits, Mark Snyder writes in the Detroit Free Press.
A look at the Iowa-Nebraska matchup from the Lincoln Journal Star.
Ohio high school coaches debate whether to honor former Buckeyes boss Jim Tressel, Jim Halley writes in USA Today.
The Badger Herald's Mike Fiammetta previews the Big Ten in 2011.
Minnesota picks up a commit from linebacker recruit Jack Lynn.
Purdue checks in at No. 45 on The Sporting News' preseason countdown.