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Report: Big Ten extends offers to Notre Dame, Missouri, Nebraska, Rutgers - Chicago Breaking Sports

As a blogger, I am contractually obligated to comment on this. The more I hear about a 14 or 16 team league, the less I like it. I'd feel better with adding just one team, especially if that one team is not Notre Dame.

Boiled Sports: Getting Real: Big Ten Growing

Here is the Boiled Sports perspective on expansion.

Fox Sports Community - Fox Sports > goodmanonfox > Blog > HEAVY HITTING BIG TEN-ACC CHALLENGE MATCHUPS
If this is true, it is a pretty craptacular matchup. We're a legit top 5 team, and Va Tech missed the tournament last year because they played too many schools like Sisters of the Poor and Blind in their non-conference. I'm taking Purdue by 15 at least.

Best of the Big Ten: Quarterbacks | Eleven Warriors
Robert Marve is right in the squishy middle.

Johnson's decision could benefit Purdue for years | jconline.com | Journal and Courier
I have to agree with this. if JJ's return leads to Purdue's first NCAA title it will have a profound effect on recruiting and the face of the program.

Michigan State drops Purdue into first-place tie | jconline.com | Journal and Courier
It's mass chaos in the Big Ten as four teams are tied for first place now with six games to go.

Senior Day Celebration
Softball beats Indiana and clinches at least a tie for this year's Crimson & Gold Cup. Only the men's and women's outdoor track events remain.

Boudia Wins Gold At USA Diving Grand Prix
At this point I think it is news if David Boudia doesn't win an event he enters.