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Gold and Black Days: Inside Purdue Training Camp set to debut on Aug. 14

After winning seven games to jump start a new era of Purdue Football, Coach Jeff Brohm and the Boilermakers will allow BTN behind-the-scenes for Gold and Black Days: Inside Purdue Training Camp. Gold and Black Days will debut on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. ET, and episodes two and three will also air at 7 p.m. ET on Aug. 23 and Sept. 4. Fresh off a win over Arizona in the Foster Farms Bowl, one that saw the Purdue score 31 points in the first half en route to its first bowl win since 2011, the Boilermakers will go

BTN to provide live coverage of 2018 Big Ten Football Media Days

BTN will air more than 14 hours of live coverage from the 2018 Big Ten Football Media Days taking place Monday and Tuesday, July 23 and 24 in Chicago. Coverage will include the press conferences of all 14 Big Ten head football coaches, as well as remarks from Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and FOX Sports National Networks and BTN President Mark Silverman. The 47th annual Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon will debut on Wednesday, July 25 at 8 p.m. ET, hosted by BTN Lead Studio Host Dave Revsine with Lisa Byington reporting. Commissioner Delany will kickoff Monday’s coverage at 12:30

BTN Announces First Three Weeks of College Football Schedule

Today, in conjunction with FOX Sports, BTN announced the first three weeks of its 2018 college football schedule. The slate features 20 games, including a conference match-up between Ohio State and Rutgers, a week two showdown with the ACC as Indiana hosts Virginia and a week three primetime clash when Missouri visits Purdue. The complete schedule is below: Week 1 Game Date Time (ET) New Mexico State at Minnesota Thursday, Aug. 30 7 p.m. Utah State at Michigan State Friday, Aug. 31 7 p.m. Kent State at Illinois Saturday, Sept. 1 Noon Texas State at Rutgers Saturday, Sept. 1 Noon

Registration is Now Open for Seventh Annual BTN Big 10K on Aug. 12

Registration is now open for the summer race that turns Chicago into a Big Ten tailgate party. The seventh annual BTN Big 10K and 5K takes place on Sunday, Aug. 12, and returns to the picturesque lakefront along Soldier Field. The first 1,000 runners to register this year will receive a $50 virtual gift card to the BTN Fan Shop on BTN.com to buy their favorite school gear. Registration starts at $55 for adults for the 10K and $40 for the 5K. For children 12 and under, registration is $25 for the 5K. For all additional information on the BTN

2018 Spring Championships Lineup on BTN

BTN today announced its 2018 Spring Championships schedule, beginning with coverage of the Big Ten Women’s Golf Championship at 5 p.m. ET on Monday, April 30. The following week, the Big Ten Men’s Golf Championship will air on Monday, May 7, at 5 p.m. ET. TPC River’s Bend in Maineville, Ohio, will serve as the home to the women’s competition, while the Baltimore Country Club in Baltimore, Md., will host the men. Michigan State earned its seventh women’s Big Ten Championship last year, while Illinois took home its third consecutive men’s title and eighth in the past nine seasons in

BTN League of Legends Championship Begins Friday

The BTN League of Legends Championship tournament begins on Friday as the top eight teams from the BTN League of Legends regular season face-off for a chance at the League of Legends College Championship. Teams from all 14 Big Ten Conference schools participated in the regular season competition, which features the most played PC video game in the world. Ohio State earned the top overall seed after securing the Big Ten East division crown with a perfect 7-0 record, while Illinois captured the No. 2 seed with an undefeated (7-0) record in the Big Ten West. The Buckeyes and Illini

BTN Presents Extensive Coverage Surrounding Final Four

The Michigan Wolverines have advanced to the Final Four for the second time in the past six seasons and BTN is taking its studio crew on the road for comprehensive coverage. The network’s trip to San Antonio includes pre and postgame press conferences as well as multiple studio shows featuring Dave Revsine, Andy Katz, Mike DeCourcy, Stephen Bardo and Jon Crispin. The studio set will be located at 889 E. Market Street on the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio. BTN tips off its coverage at 1:30 p.m. ET on Thursday with the press conferences of Loyola-Chicago’s Porter Moser and Michigan’s

BTN Debuts 2018 Baseball and Softball Schedule

BTN today announced its 2018 baseball and softball schedule, featuring over 400 games on BTN/BTN2Go and BTN Plus throughout the upcoming season. BTN’s television coverage of Big Ten baseball begins with a non-conference showdown between Pittsburgh and Penn State on Wednesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. ET. Last season Nebraska claimed its first ever regular season Big Ten Championship and Iowa won the Big Ten Tournament en route to the NCAA tournament for the second time in three years. The Big Ten coaches voted the Indiana Hoosiers, currently ranked No. 14 nationally, as the 2018 conference favorite. BTN’s television coverage

2018 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament Delivers Strong Viewership for BTN

The 2018 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament on BTN delivered significant audiences this past week, featuring the most-watched programming across all cable sports networks in BTN’s 12 metered markets* over four doubleheaders on Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2. The average audience for the sessions, two on Thursday and two on Friday, bested competing programming on every other national cable sports network** in Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Additionally, the 2018 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament not only produced BTN’s largest aggregate tournament viewership ever, up 99% over the

BTN Unveils Redesigned Triborough Bridge Playground B in Astoria, Queens with Basketball Clinic

In partnership with NYC Parks, BTN yesterday opened the new-look Triborough Bridge Playground B after its first significant renovation in over 20 years, complete with a custom court design by Brooklyn-based artist Mark Paul Deren (MADSTEEZ). The art, representing colors from all 14 Big Ten universities and incorporating Deren’s signature “M,” was painted on freshly laid asphalt to accompany the two new basketball hoops installed. To open the court, BTN hosted a youth clinic put on by the trainer for numerous NBA All-Stars, Chris Brickley, and former New York Knicks forward, Big Ten Player of the Year and Indiana Hoosier,