It's the wood that makes it good.
It's time to sift through Tom Dienhart's mailbag as we head toward Week Two.
Minnesota announced Wednesday that Gophers head wrestling coach J Robinson was fired and that Brandon Eggum will take over as interim head coach for this coming season. Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle made the announcement in a press conferencee. Watch the entire press conference above. Robinson was dismissed after an investigation revealed the coach wasn’t forthcoming to school officials and made unauthorized promises of amnesty to his athletes, the school said. Robinson became embroiled in the drug scandal after police investigated allegations that more than a dozen wrestlers sold and used the anti-anxiety drug Xanax. In a letter sent to Robinson on Wednesday,
Keeping student veterans engaged with their futures is job #1.
Thirteen schools are in action. And there are some top matches on deck in the second week of play. The headliner is the highly anticipated renewal of the Pitt-Penn State rivalry. Get Tom Dienhart's Best of Week 2 inside.
Who wins Week 2 Big Ten football games? There's 13 of them this week, including six on BTN/BTN2Go. Hop inside to see the BTN.com team's predictions and to cast your 13 winners.
Devine Redding eclipsed the 1,000-yard barrier as a reserve last season. What does he have in store for the 2016 season? Check out BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's Q&A with the Indiana RB inside.
There were some interesting outcomes in Week 1. Ohio State throttled Bowling Green, 77-10; Wisconsin upset LSU, 16-14; Michigan hammered Hawaii, 63-3. But which team had the most impressive opening salvo?
The first leaf hasn’t fallen off a tree. But it’s never too early to think about bowl matchups, right? See where CBSSports.com's Jerry Palm places the Big Ten following Week 1 inside.
Kirk Ferentz has a new contract that will likely keep him with Iowa through the rest of his career. Iowa announced Tuesday that it has signed Ferentz to a six-year contract extension through the 2025 season.