The Big Ten on Tuesday announced the 2018 baseball individual award winners and All-Big Ten teams, as selected by the conference coaches. Illinois’ Bren Spillane was named the Big Ten Player of the Year, and Minnesota’s Patrick Fredrickson earned Pitcher and Freshman of the Year recognition. See the full team inside.
The conference office announced the bracket for the 2018 Big Ten Baseball Tournament, held May 23-27 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska. The eight-team, double-elimination tournament begins Wednesday, with first-round games, and continues through Sunday’s championship game on May 27.
The No. 12-ranked Gopher Baseball team celebrated the 24th Big Ten Championship in program history after defeating Rutgers 5-3 at Bainton Field on Friday afternoon to win the title outright after clinching a share earlier in the week.
Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday.
The matchups and dates for the 2018 Gavitt Games were officially released Tuesday afternoon. See the full list of the eight games, including Wisconsin at Xavier and Michigan at Villanova, inside.
Second-seeded Minnesota won its third straight Big Ten Tournament Softball Championship, fourth in five years and fifth in school history on Sunday with a 9-6 win over No. 4 seed Northwestern in the title game at Wisconsin's Goodman Diamond.
Ohio State won its sixth consecutive Big Ten title, and ninth overall, at the 2018 Big Ten Rowing Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis on Sunday. The Buckeyes recorded a perfect 192 team points, marking the first time a school has won all seven races since the current scoring format was introduced in 2013. Ohio State tallied wins in the second novice eight (7:06.832), first novice eight (6:55.738), third varsity four (7:28.402), second varsity four (7:16.111), first varsity four (7:13.262), second varsity eight (6:26.642) and first varsity eight (6:20.948) races. Michigan followed in second place with 163 points, Wisconsin
Thirty-three former Big Ten stars were selected in the 2018 NFL Draft last week, and now those players are picking their NFL numbers. See which numbers Big Ten names, listed in draft order, will wear inside.
With the 2018 NFL Draft in the rear view mirror, several way-too-early 2019 NFL mock drafts are out. Ohio State rising junior Nick Bosa, the younger brother of Joey Bosa, highlights the Big Ten, going No. 1 in a pair of mock drafts we checked.
The Big Ten had 33 former stars selected in the 2018 NFL Draft. Following the final pick Saturday night, undrafted players began signing free-agent deals. See all of the Big Ten players who have inked free-agent deals below.