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Famed Irish coach Parseghian, 94, falls ill

Ara Parseghian, who led Notre Dame to national titles in 1966 and 1973, is receiving treatment for a hip infection at a care facility in South Bend, Indiana.

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12dPhil Steele

Best running back situations: Northwestern

You know all about Justin Jackson, but the Wildcats' backfield talent doesn't end there. John Moten IV wasn't too shabby as a true freshman. Who else could contribute?

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15dPhil Steele

Which college football conference is No. 1 for 2017?

After a (sort of) down year, the SEC is loaded again in 2017. But the ACC and Big Ten are right there. So which league enters 2017 as the deepest in the country?

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25dDan Murphy

B1G Ultimate Road Trip 2017: September

Former Hoosiers head coach Kevin Wilson's return to indiana as Ohio State's offensive coordinator highlights an exciting first week in the Big Ten.

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As Northwestern president Morton Schapiro escorted Billie Jean King to the stage Friday at Ryan Field, an ensemble played "Philadelphia Freedom," the 1975 hit Elton John dedicated to her. King received an honorary doctorate as a trailblazer for equality and gave the commencement address. She said freedom needs to be won in each generation and "You can follow the money, money, money, which is not bad, actually, but only if you never lose sight of your moral compass." When she concluded, King introduced newly minted Wildcat tennis grads, who hit balls into the crowd of 10,000+ as the band again performed John's classic.

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44dTom VanHaaren

Big Ten West teams poised to score big upsets

Pulling off an upset can make a good season great. Here are some Big Ten West teams that could score some surprise victories this fall.

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52dDan Murphy and Tom VanHaaren

Picking over/under win total for Big Ten West teams

The oddsmakers don't think any Big Ten West team will win 10 games, or that Nebraska and Iowa will even win seven games. Are they right? Yes, and no.

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57dAdam Rittenberg

Northwestern WR to miss season after surgery

Northwestern wide receiver and returner Solomon Vault will be out for the 2017 season following surgery for a lower-body injury. The senior will use a redshirt and plans to play in 2018.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Northwestern's Austin Carr, the 2016 Big Ten Receiver of the Year, talks about why he chose to sign with the Patriots and which player he has developed a quick connection with in short time.

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