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Video: Huskers send best wishes to Jack Hoffman

Nebraska football fan Jack Hoffman starts another round of chemotherapy Thursday, and the Nebraska football team has a message for the young boy who delighted the nation with his unforgettable touchdown run in the 2013 spring game. Watch Bo Pelini, Kenny Bell and Ameer Abdullah, among others, send Jack their best wishes as he tries to beat a brain tumor.

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Video: Jim Delany does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

What’s the best way to cool off on a hot summer day? How about having a freezing cold bucket of water dumped over your head, while also donating to a good cause?

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Meet Ohio State's new starting QB: J.T. Barrett

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 college football season after sustaining a right shoulder injury during Monday’s practice. Miller underwent an MRI on his right shoulder Tuesday morning, revealing the season-ending injury.

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Video: Some of our favorite Braxton Miller plays

According to reports, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season after reinjuring his shoulder in practice Monday. Miller, the back-to-back Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, has provided so many great highlight plays throughout his career in Columbus, and we have compiled several of them in this post.

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Countdown to kickoff: East best coaching staff?

Kickoff is fast approaching. To help count down the days to Aug. 28, the BTN.com team is discussing one topic every day. Think of it as our countdown to kickoff. Today’s topic: East best coaching staff? See Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina’s picks in this post.

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Twitter: Our experts' takes from Iowa practice

Our annual summer football tour rolls on! BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart and Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith were at Iowa practice Tuesday. Get some of the best tweets from the practice in this post.

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Video: Austin Hatch takes court for first time

Austin Hatch took the court for the first time as a Michigan player Sunday night during the team’s exhibition opener in Italy. Hatch, a two-time plane crash survivor who has lost his mother, father, brother, sister and stepmother in the crashes, played the final three minutes and went scoreless.

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Braxton Miller wants to 'lead Buckeyes next season'

Ohio State senior quarterback Braxton Miller re-injured his right shoulder attempting a short pass in practice Monday and will miss the 2014 football season. Miller, who was not hit on the play, was in the process of returning from off-season surgery in February for an injury sustained in the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. This latest injury will require surgery.

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Photo: ND to wear new Shamrock Series uni vs. Purdue

Notre Dame will wear its latest Shamrock Series alternate uniform Sept. 13 vs. Purdue, and Under Armour and the team unveiled the design Tuesday afternoon. See the new uniform the Fighting Irish will wear vs. the Boilermakers at Lucas Oil Stadium in this post.

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Terps announce 'The Maryland Way Guarantee'

The University of Maryland has announced it will be one of the first NCAA Division I institutions to offer a lifetime degree guarantee for student-athletes in all sports. In addition, the University is incorporating the promise of exhausted eligibility aid into financial aid agreements.

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Photo: Truck decorated as Ohio State helmet

Think you’re ready for the college football season? One Ohio State fan has you topped. @mirrorlakejump tweeted a picture Monday of a pickup truck decorated as an Ohio State helmet, complete with Buckeye helmet stickers and all. See the Ohio State-themed truck in this post.

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Get BTN TV schedules for 2014 women's soccer

The Big Ten released its 2014 Big Ten women’s soccer TV schedule on Tuesday. View the full BTN/BTN2Go women’s soccer schedule in this post.

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TV schedules for Big Ten men's soccer released

The Big Ten released its 2014 Big Ten men’s soccer TV schedule on Tuesday. View the full BTN/BTN2Go soccer schedule in this post.

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Get BTN TV schedules for 2014 field hockey

The Big Ten released its 2014 Big Ten field hockey TV schedule on Tuesday. View the full BTN/BTN2Go field hockey schedule in this post.

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Twitter: Our experts' takes from Nebraska practice

Our annual summer football tour rolls on! BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart and Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith were at Nebraska practice Monday. Get some of the best tweets from the practice in this post.

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Eight B1G games land on Yahoo!'s most intriguing list

There will be plenty of intrigue in Big Ten football this fall, according to Yahoo! Sports. Eight games involving Big Ten teams landed on the site’s top 25 most intriguing games of 2014. Michigan State’s Week 2 visit to Oregon comes in at No. 2, behind Auburn at Alabama. See all the Big Ten games in this post.

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Countdown to kickoff: West best coaching staff?

Kickoff is fast approaching. To help count down the days to Aug. 28, the BTN.com team is discussing one topic every day. Think of it as our countdown to kickoff. Today’s topic: West best coaching staff? See Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina’s picks in this post.

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Nebraska football releases must-see hype video

With the Big Ten football season set to kick off in less than two weeks, teams are beginning to release highlight videos to get fan’s excited. Nebraska released the latest “hype” video this past weekend. It is a two minute video, showing various highlights from the 2013 season, including the unforgettable Hail Mary pass to beat Northwestern, 27-24, in Lincoln.

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Purdue names Danny Etling as starting QB

Darrell Hazell announced Monday that sophomore Danny Etling will be Purdue’s starting quarterback. Etling, the incumbent after starting seven games in 2013, battled fellow sophomore Austin Appleby for the starting gig in training camp.

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BTN LiveBIG: Refugee experience in class at Nebraska

“You can be a foreign correspondent without leaving Lincoln.”

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Four Big Ten teams ranked in preseason AP Poll

The Associated Press preseason college football poll was released Sunday afternoon, and four Big Ten teams are ranked.  Ohio State and Michigan State are both ranked in the Top 10, as the Buckeyes appear at No. 5, while the Spartans are ranked No. 8. Wisconsin (No. 14) and Nebraska (No. 22) also are ranked.

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Countdown to kickoff: East top pro prospect?

Kickoff is fast approaching. To help count down the days to Aug. 28, the BTN.com team is discussing one topic every day. Think of it as our countdown to kickoff. Today’s topic: East top pro prospect? See Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina’s picks in this post.

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BTN LiveBIG: Hawks4Haiti bringing soccer, relief to kids

In January 2013, Allie Adam, a senior on the University of Iowa women’s soccer team, traveled to Haiti with a teammate on a weeklong mission trip with Community Health Initiative (CHI), an organization dedicated to providing medical care to rural communities in that country and also addressing broader health issues.

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Hoke hopes Michigan establishes tough idendity

(AP) Michigan hired Brady Hoke to turn its program around, and the coach is still trying to get it back on track heading into his fourth season.

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Indiana's defense key to Hoosiers' breakthrough

(AP) Kevin Wilson spent four years transforming Indiana into his kind of team.

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