It’s early February, so, of course, it’s time to talk about the 2015 Heisman Trophy. Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott is the favorite to take home the hardware, according to one source. Elliott isn’t the only Ohio State player in the mix, either. Quarterbacks Cardale Jones, J.T. Barrett and Braxton Miller are all listed among the top contenders, too. So, if you are scoring at home, the Buckeyes have four of the top 12 Heisman contenders. Yep, it’s gonna be a fun fall in Columbus. *** Michigan State QB Connor Cook’s Heisman chances in 2015? They are longer than
Kelsey Amy was the 2012 Big Ten offensive player of the year in field hockey at Penn State and in addition to working at Nike, she also designs custom shoes. Watch our feature and see her artistic talent at work.
All but three teams have reached the midway point of their conference slates. See what Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings looks like inside.
Time to take the weekly temperature of the Big Ten’s NCAA hopes with the nation’s two leading bracketologists: Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com and Joe Lunardi of ESPN.com.
The Big Ten office released its latest Big Ten Men's Basketball Players of the Week on the Monday. See the honorees inside.
Each Monday morning during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten men’s basketball coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon.
Rutgers’ debut season in the Big Ten went better than most expected. Kyle Flood led the team to an 8-5 record capped by a bowl victory over North Carolina.
As the Big Ten seasons hits the halfway point, clarity is needed. Perhaps definition will come to the conference chase this week. One thing is certain: Wisconsin remains the team to beat.
Wednesday is Signing Day. And no lead-up to the big day would be complete without the requisite “do recruiting stars really matter?” story. Here you go. *** More Signing Day scuttlebutt: Check out this video with Barton Simmons of 247 Sports, who looks at how some big-time programs—including Michigan–are scrambling with Signing Day near. *** How much of an investment is Rutgers making in recruiting? Between the 2007 and 2011 seasons, Rutgers spent an average of $322,062 annually on its football recruiting budget, according to a review of the university’s athletics department fiscal year reports since 2008. That line item
Students and professors from Rutgers University have teamed up with consortium of community and school organizations to save the children of a beleaguered Newark, N.J., neighborhood from violent crime, severe economic inequality and other major life challenges. Rutgers’ School of Nursing is leading the program, called Brick City Synergy. However, professors and students from several different disciplines — including psychology, social work and education — will apply their diverse skills and knowledge to help 75 at-risk youth from the troubled Georgia King Village housing complex in Newark achieve a better life. “We have a lot of community partners to work