The building project continues for Darrell Hazell at Purdue. There was progress from Year One to Year Two, as the Boilermakers went from 1-11 overall (0-8 Big Ten) in 2013 to 3-9 (1-7) last season.
Tom Brady cannot stop. That’s the title of a profile in The New York Times Magazine issue that went out to print subscribers today. It’s a great description of the New England Patriots quarterback and University of Michigan alum who will lead his team tonight in the Super Bowl for the sixth time in his 15-season career. As the headline would indicate, the article — which is worth reading in its entirety — explores some of the ways in which Brady can’t stop: his commitment to physical upkeep, his study of the game and his obsession with winning. What it
Thirteen former Big Ten players are listed on Super Bowl XLIX rosters, highlighted by star quarterbacks Tom Brady (Michigan) and Russell Wilson (Wisconsin).
Vicente Mundo, a 20-year-old University of Illinois junior from Chicago, went missing Sunday evening, and police have been searching for him since.
No. 5 Wisconsin sealed the season sweep of rival Iowa and No. 21 Indiana bounced back against Rutgers to highlight Saturday Big Ten’s action. Catch up on all of Saturday’s scores on our Big Ten scoreboard. In other action, Illinois held off Penn State, 60-58, Minnesota took down Nebraska, 60-42, and Purdue bested Northwestern, 68-60. Looking for the latest Big Ten standings? We have those right here. National polls? We have those, too. And here are the latest Big Ten statistical leaders. Use the links below to catch up on today’s action. WISCONSIN 74, IOWA 63: BOX | PBP |
Coach Matta promised an NBA Jam for the lounge in exchange for a win streak – done and done! #GoBucks #BoomShakaLaka A photo posted by Ohio State Men's Basketball (@ohiostatehoops) on Jan 30, 2015 at 11:31am PST It’s good to be an Ohio State basketball player right now. Not only have the Buckeyes rattled off three victories in a row, and looked like a completely different team in the process, but they’ve got a new toy in their locker room that will make every Big Ten rival jealous. Yes, we’re talking about NBA Jam. Thad Matta promised his players the
Domestic violence impacts thousands of people across the country every day — so many that there often isn’t enough space in shelters to accommodate victims who need temporary refuge. Major off-the-field controversies involving some of the sport’s more prominent players have put a spotlight on that subject during this football season. And one of the NFL’s biggest stars is leading an effort to address the problem. Russell Wilson, a University of Wisconsin graduate and quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks team that’s playing in its second-straight Super Bowl tomorrow, started the Pass the Peace initiative through his Why Not You Foundation.
A total of 13,603 fans packed the arena to see the 100th all-time meeting between the Hawkeyes and Gophers. Catch up on all the action inside this post!
Jess Settles takes a look at Purdue's resurgence, the art of rebounding and D'Angelo Russell's incredible week.
Finally, after six losses in a row, Penn State has some momentum. It is much-needed. On Wednesday night, the Nittany Lions took down visiting Minnesota, 63-58, with Brandon Taylor—the team’s second-leading scorer–out with a knee injury. Before that, Penn State toppled Rutgers, 79-51, to earn its first Big Ten win of the season. Now, the Nittany Lions will play at Illinois on Saturday with a modest two-game winning streak and a bit of swagger. One player who deserves credit for the mini-surge is senior guard D.J. Newbill, the hub of this team that began the season with a 12-1 mark