I am on the road tomorrow toward Minneapolis for this weekend's game, so here are some links to start the day:
This Week In Schadenfreude: West Virginia goes full Valenti - SBNation.com
Purdue is becoming a regular here!
NBA PM: Who Survives the Cut? | HOOPSWORLD | Basketball News & NBA Rumors
NBA Teams can carry up to 15 players into the regular season. Who will make it past training camp to opening night? more speculation that JaJuan Johnson might be cut.
Power Poll - Mob Movie Killings Edition - Off Tackle Empire
I think the title says it all here.
Preseason national award marks Mingo's sixth year - Purdue Exponent: Sports
A humble women’s basketball player described her life threatening bacterial infection and torn ACL as "small bumps in the road."
What's The B1G Deal? - Gnomes in The Champaign Room - The Daily Gopher
Y U NO HAVE SB NATION BLOG ILLINOIZ? Oh...wait...
Big Ten Week 9 preview - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Oct. 27 was the date we had circled in the preseason as the best day in the Big Ten. While one of the marquee games has lost some luster.
Purdue seeks fresh start after 3 straight losses - College Football News | FOX Sports on MSN
Purdue seeks fresh start after 3 straight losses Purdue seeks fresh start after 3 straight losses.
Poll: Least likely to go bowling? - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
Here's what we know about the Big Ten's bowl picture.
Post Week 8 - Bowl Projections - Off Tackle Empire
And the Boilers are now out of the bowl discussion at OTE.
The Key Drive: Ohio State 29, Purdue 22 - Football Study Hall
Analyzing how the Buckeyes forced overtime against the Boilermakers. they ask many of the same questions we did.
Senior wrestler aims for national championship - Purdue Exponent: Wrestling
senior wrestler Tommy Churchard has a clear vision for how he wants to be remembered.
The Big Ten Doesn't Need No Stinking BCS - The Champaign Room
A tasty offering from the newest SB nation blog, The Champaign Room.
Boiled Sports: Gut Punching-est Hits of the Danny Hope Era
Enjoy the pain of close loss after close loss.
Minnesota Gopher Football: Philip Nelson as starting QB in 2012 gives hope for this season and beyond - The Daily Gopher
Whatever his reasons, Jerry Kill decided the time is now for true freshman quarterback Philip Nelson. As long as he starts the rest of this season, it' the right call for 2012 and makes the Gophers potentially that much better for 2013 and beyond.
Defending a New Domain | Eleven Warriors
Chided for weeks, the Ohio State defense allowed a touchdown on the first play of Saturday's game versus Purdue. But the fun and games for "basketball on grass" ended there. Now the Buckeyes get revved up for NASCAR.