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Published May 16, 2013
ALSO ON THE MOVE? In Detroit, Mark Snyder noted the idea of moving the Big Ten football title game from Lucas Oil Field “intrigues some of the conference’s athletic directors.” Many are “pushing for indoor venues -- making Chicago’s Soldier Field a longshot." Ohio State AD Gene Smith said that he thinks Ford Field "deserves it.” Smith: “I love what Detroit has done with Ford Field and what they’re continuing to do with the area contiguous to that facility.” Snyder noted outdoor venues have “many logistical challenges, as many ADs have pointed out.” Smith: “I love Solider Field; I’m a traditionalist. There’s a place for that, maybe that’s more regular-season and neutral-site games” (FREEP.com, 5/15).