Close only counts in horse grenades. It's a saying. 'Cause if you're playing horseshoes and then you throw a grenade at a horse, it doesn't have to be that close and you can still blow the horse's legs off. It's from the movie "Seabiscuit."
Not surprisingly after a 2-10 season, Illinois is keeping 2013 ticket prices the same as last year.
Minnesota Vikings special teams assistant Chris White is expected to be named Iowa running backs coach. Micah Hyde, who once chased down Venric Mark from behind, needs to show that kind of speed at the NFL combine.
Josh Johnson and Kawann Short will represent Purdue at the NFL combine.
Wisconsin's Montee Ball and Travis Frederick are looking to boost their draft stock this weekend.
A former Minnesota quarterback recruit has found a home as a small-school basketball player.