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The Big Ten's equitable financial setup allowed competitive balance to be the deciding factor in divisional alignment, Scott Dochterman writes in The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette.
Linebacker recruit Kellen Jones is no longer with Michigan, although receiver Darryl Stonum appears on the updated roster, Angelique Chengelis writes in The Detroit News. The Wolverines add a fullback to their 2012 class.
Mark Dantonio's former players say it's unfair to compare the Michigan State coach to his mentor, Jim Tressel. Michigan State is free of any infractions, Joe Rexrode writes in the Lansing State Journal. MSU athletic director Mark Hollis is open to playing Michigan in primetime -- as long as it's in East Lansing.
More on the Time Warner Cable-Big Ten Network agreement in Nebraska. Huskers football players excel in the classroom, Steven M. Sipple writes in the Lincoln Journal Star.
Terrelle Pryor's status for the NFL seems to be in limbo.
The outlook for Minnesota in 2011 doesn't look too optimistic, Phil Miller writes in the Star Tribune. Good news for the Gophers as defenders Ra'Shede Hageman and Michael Carter will be academically eligible this fall, Sid Hartman writes in the Star Tribune.
The (Champaign) News-Gazette's Loren Tate writes you shouldn't judge Illinois' 2012 recruiting just yet.
Iowa picked up two 2012 recruits in recent days.
More on Purdue's schedule shuffle from The (Lafayette) Journal and Courier's Mike Carmin.
Some updates on Indiana players signing with NFL teams from The (Bloomington) Herald-Times.
Two Northwestern defenders sign free-agent deals.