Supposedly there’s some mnemonic device that you can use to remember who’s a Leader and who’s a Legend in the Big Ten.
If you took the time to learn it, Jim Delany has some disappointing news. According to a report from ESPN.com, the country’s haughtiest conference is dropping its division monikers in favor of the far less douchie East and West. (Narrow winners over “Dollars” and “Cents.”)
The B1G is losing Leaders and Legends in conjunction with the the arrival of Maryland and Rutgers in 2014. Coincidence?
Once the Terrapins and Scarlet Knights join up, the league also intends to realign based on geography. Under the new configuration, the conference’s balance of power will weigh heavily in favor of the East division, which will include traditional powers Penn State, Ohio State and Michigan.
Anyway, I’m burying the lede.
The biggest news coming out of the B1G Friday was that the conference will vote next week on a plan to move to a nine-game schedule in 2016, ...