With all 38 bowl games in the books, it's time to take a look at our top 10 plays of Big Ten bowl season. Watch all of them inside.
It should be a fun and entertaining second week of Big Ten play. Tonight on BTN: Indiana at Michigan State (7 ET; watch on BTN2Go) & Nebraska at Iowa (9 ET; watch on BTN2Go). See my best of the week ahead below. GAME OF THE WEEK: Indiana at Michigan State, Monday. The Spartans have been an early-season disappointment and still are in search of an identity. Here come the Hoosiers, who will arrive in East Lansing coming off a recent nice win at Nebraska in which they showed good maturity. MSU is coming off a tough Big Ten opener, losing
Five Big Ten teams land on Joe Lunardi's latest Bracketology, released Monday. Wisconsin and Maryland pace the Big Ten, as No. 1 and No. 3 seeds, respectively,
The TV ratings for the College Football Playoff games set new standards. Please tell me you aren’t surprised. This playoff was long overdue for one of America’s most popular sports. So, knowing the TV numbers are off the charts … how long before this playoff is pushed beyond four teams? Imagine the money TV execs would pay for, say, a six- or eight-team playoff? *** Oh-oh: Looks like Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is being considered for the same post at LSU. This would be a big loss if he bolts. *** Urban Meyer was pretty adamant about it
Decades ago, before there were collective bargaining agreements, television rights mega-deals and a galaxy of corporate sponsorships, players in the National Football League worked in other vocations during the offseason. Auto dealerships, real estate offices, corporate jobs — they went wherever they could leverage name recognition (even just a little bit) and make a buck for the half a year they weren’t playing football. And if they were lucky, those part-time gigs turned into full-time jobs when their playing days ended. Most NFL players now earn sizeable salaries, relatively speaking, both in comparison to their pro football forebears and today’s
Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker scored 16 points apiece, leading No. 4 Wisconsin to an 81-58 victory over Northwestern on Sunday night.
Former Ohio State running back Raymont Harris found an SEC toughest conference t-shirt on deep discount in New Orleans.
The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won four straight matches to erase a 14-6 deficit and defeat No. 7 Ohio State, 18-14, on Sunday afternoon in front of 6,558 fans at St. John Arena. “It came down to the wire and it came down to us or them,” said UI head coach Tom Brands. “We won six, but they had a guy score big bonus points. We want to score points the entire match. We want to put points on the board.” #1 IOWA 18, #7 Ohio State 14 125 — #4 Thomas Gilman (IOWA) dec. #8 Nathan Tomasello
Cardale Jones has had plenty of motivation in his first two career starts. He'll have even more vs. Oregon, as he tweeted that his uncle has less than two weeks to live.
The calendar has flipped to January, and that means it's time for the NFL playoffs. See some of the Big Ten's top Wild Card highlights in this post.