In Thursday's football news digest, coaches continue to chime in on the rule preventing satellite training camps while one TV and radio commentator is getting increasingly annoyed with Michigan's Jim Harbaugh. Also, Is Michigan State’s Malik McDowell the best defensive lineman in nation? And what is Ohio State working on improving now?
BTN and Riot Games today announced the BTN Invitational: A University League of Legends Event where two of the best Big Ten schools battle head-to-head in the highly-competitive online game League of Legends, the most played PC video game in the world. Ohio State will face off against Michigan State in front of a live audience at the widely popular video game event Penny Arcade Expo (PAX East) taking place in Boston from April 22 to 24. “The Big Ten has some of the premier eSports teams in the country,” said Michael Calderon, Vice President of Programming and Digital Media
As we get into the home stretch of the 2016 presidential primaries, it seems nearly certain that we’re close to seeing history in the making: For the first time, a woman will be nominated for the head of the ticket of one of the two major political parties. Whether former Secretary of State, U.S. Senator and First Lady Hillary Clinton wins or not, she’ll have accomplished something important: showing young women that the highest office in the United States isn’t out of reach for them. And that’s the kind of message Rutgers University’s Teach a Girl to Lead project aims
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart and writer/web editor Sean Merriman debate the following topic: What has to happen for 2016 to be considered a success for Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines?
On Wednesday, the West Division football head coaches and one player from each team joined the Big Ten teleconference to take questions from the media. We’ve posted the audio for each school on the call here: On Thursday, we will have audio from coaches and players from the East Division.
BTN lacrosse analyst Mark Dixon delivers his weekly look at the Big Ten men's lacrosse action ahead. All three weekend games are available to watch live on BTN platforms. On Saturday, Michigan at Ohio State airs on BTN TV and BTN2Go while Rutgers at Maryland is available live on BTN Plus. On Sunday, Johns Hopkins at Penn State airs on BTN TV and BTN2Go.
Finding out that my time has come to an end here at Iowa leaves me with a lot of people to thank. Thank you to my coaches for giving me the opportunity, believing in me, and staying with me through this whole process. Hawkeye fans, you have been amazing and thank you for the constant support. I wouldn't have been able to do any of this without my friends and family. #onceahawkalwaysahawk #TheDecision A post shared by Drew Ott (@mullott95) on Apr 13, 2016 at 9:58am PDT Drew Ott thought he might have one final season left in Iowa City.
The draft pickings have been slim for Indiana over the last 10 years with just 12 selections. The Hoosiers didn’t have any selections in 2012 or 2013. And they also went pick-less in 2007 and 2009. And where are the linebackers? The last Hoosier LB picked was Van Waiters in 1988. The last time Indiana had a first-round pick? You have to go back to 1994, when wideout Thomas Lewis went No. 24 overall to the Giants. That could change this year, as offensive tackle Jason Spriggs could be a late first-round selection. The other Hoosiers most likely to be
In his latest of a series of Q&A sessions this spring with recent Big Ten football coaching appointees, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart talks to Purdue's Terry Malone, who was hired as the tight ends coach in 2015 and promoted to offensive coordinator this year. Is this David Blough’s quarterback job to lose? "David is holding on to it," Malone said. "And he is getting better every day."
You have questions, and I have answers … some of the time. Here is the latest edition of my Big Ten Mailbag. As usual, the mailbag is 100 percent guaranteed. What team will be the favorite next season in Big Ten hoops? – Matt We still need to find out which players who have declared for the draft will stay in the draft. But knowing what we know, I think next year’s race should come down to three schools: Michigan State, Wisconsin and Indiana. The Spartans lose Denzel Valentine, Matt Costello, Deyonta Davis and Bryn Forbes, among others, but Tom