Big Ten spring football officially kicks off today. Yep. It’s true. The calendar still says “February,” but they have the neck rolls and J-pads out in Ann Arbor for Jim Harbaugh’s first spring practice. The Detroit Free Press will be at every practice, Tweeting about each broken shoe lace, Harbaugh whistle blow and bobbled snap—in addition to these five things to watch. At the top of the list? Do you really have to ask? *** This is amazing: The draft stock of Michigan State’s Connor Cook continues to soar—and he’s not even in the draft. Funny how this works, isn’t
Welcome to the penultimate week of Big Ten basketball. And it could be the week that Wisconsin wraps up its first league regular-season title since 2007-08.
Fresh off an unforgettable national championship run, Ohio State has some work to do this spring. Tom Dienhart spotlights the three biggest areas inside.
Bracketologists Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com and Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com each has eight Big Ten teams in the field. For what it's worth, no conference has more than that.
Don’t look now, but Michigan State is coming on. The Spartans scored a big win on Sunday at Illinois to remain in a second-place tie in the Big Ten and to polish an NCAA resume. MSU has come to life since a home loss to Illinois on Feb. 7. MSU was 3-3 in its last six games after that defeat to the Illini, and some wondered if this was an NCAA team. Since then, Michigan State has won four in a row. This team appears to be peaking at just the right time. *** Speaking of MSU … Nice piece
Two more weeks. That's all that remains in the 2014-15 Big Ten men's basketball regular season. Before we look ahead, Tom Dienhart highlights the best of the week that was.
We're rolling team-by-team Big Ten football stories over the next few weeks. Here's a look at Northwestern's spring preview.
We have seen some monster dunks this season in the Big Ten. That prompted Tom Dienhart to ask Big Ten beat writers for their top dunker.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart ranks the top five Big Ten freshmen in the last 20 seasons.
We're rolling team-by-team Big Ten football stories over the next few weeks. Here's a look at Nebraska's spring preview.