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Big Ten Conference: American collegiate athletics conference
The Big Ten Conference is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States. It is based in Rosemont, Illinois. For over eight decades this conference consisted of ten universities, and presently has 14 member and two affiliate institutions. They compete in the NCAA Division I; its football teams compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), formerly known as Division I-A, the highest level of NCAA competition in that sport. The conference includes the flagship public university in each of 11 states stretching from New Jersey to Nebraska, as well as two additional public land-grant schools and a private university.


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Big Ten to start its college football season next month [Video]

Big Ten to start its college football season next month

The Big Ten Conference on Wednesday said it would launch its college football season the weekend of Oct. 23-24 after adopting "significant medical protocols" amid the novel coronavirus pandemic...

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College football players at a crossroads as U.S. charts path in COVID-19 era [Video]

College football players at a crossroads as U.S. charts path in COVID-19 era

'It's disappointing,' University of Michigan defensive back, Hunter Reynolds, says of the Big 10's decision to sack the upcoming college football season. The Big 12 is among those definitely moving..

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Mixed messages leave college players at a crossroads [Video]

Mixed messages leave college players at a crossroads

With just weeks remaining before the traditional kickoff to the college season, the split among the sport's biggest powers have left many college athletes at a crossroads. Freddie Joyner has more.

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