As they say, Jake Schleppenbach had himself a day Tuesday night. [ MORE: Watch more #BTNStandout plays ] The Nebraska second baseman hit a two-run double in a 10-4 win over Kansas State, which is nice, but it was his highlight play in the field that turned the most heads. It all happened with two outs in the fourth inning, and with a runner on first, when Schleppenbach ranged to his right and dove to stop a would-be hit that looked ticketed for right-center after taking a high hop. Schleppenbach stretched out to corral the ball, quickly got to his
It seems some in the SEC and ACC are still in a bunch over Penn State having these satellite camps across the nation. My advice: Get over it. What are they afraid of? I think I know. The central issue in play is the viewpoint of the SEC and ACC that satellite camps are a “loophole” in an NCAA rule that says camps must be hosted within a 50-mile radius of the university’s campus. The rule doesn’t cover a coaching staff guest-coaching at camps hosted by other institutions. The SEC and ACC are free to hold similar camps, if they
Former Purdue standout and 2012 Big Ten Baseball Player of the Year Kevin Plawecki made his much-anticipated MLB debut Tuesday night.
Ohio State baseball fans were treated to a special sight before the start of Tuesday's non-conference game vs. Morehead State at Nick Swisher Field and Bill Davis Stadium.
The 2015 NFL Draft is fast approaching, which means teams are finalizing their boards as the big day nears. Every NFL organization has a need somewhere, and that is what makes the draft such a fun event.
BTN is the home for complete coverage of Big Ten spring championships in May and will televise events in the sports of baseball, softball, rowing, and men’s and women’s lacrosse, golf, tennis and outdoor track and field.
The final week of the regular season is upon us, and capping off the first year of Big Ten women’s lacrosse will be a battle of conference unbeatens. The Big Ten title and No. 1 seed in the conference tournament will be on the line at 7 p.m. ET Thursday on BTN (watch on BTN2Go) when Maryland hosts Penn State. Let’s take a look how we got this point and what to expect in Thursday’s showdown. Check out the BTN lacrosse schedule, as well as the BTN Plus live streaming schedule to see when your team will be featured on
Several Big Ten teams have had no trouble churning out NFL draft picks along the offensive line over the last 10 years. Recently, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin have done it the best. [ MORE: Check out Tom Dienhart’s Big Ten NFL draft snapshots ] In all, 73 Big Ten offensive linemen have been selected, including Maryland, Nebraska and Rutgers, since the 2005 draft. Ten of those selections were first-rounders. But, if you had to make the pick, which school is the Big Ten’s Offensive Line U? Let’s take a quick look. Also: Select your team
Maryland and Johns Hopkins lacrosse teams will meet in the regular-season finale every year, and, as of Tuesday morning, there will be a trophy on the line. [ MORE: Watch Johns Hopkins-Maryland at 8 ET Saturday on BTN2Go ] The two programs unveiled “The Rivalry Trophy” four days before they close out the inaugural Big Ten lacrosse season Saturday night at Byrd Stadium. The trophy, according to the umterps.com release, is a nod to one of the state of Maryland’s most iconic images, the Maryland blue crab. It is made out of reclaimed wood from Baltimore, Maryland, and it comes
Another Big Ten star has announced he will put off the NBA draft and return to school. Three days after Purdue’s A.J. Hammons made it official, Michigan’s Caris LeVert followed suit. LeVert, a 2014 preseason All-Big Ten honoree, played in just 18 games last season due to a season-ending left foot injury. “Over the past few months, I have spent a lot of time thinking about my future,” LeVert said in a team release. “My family and I, along with the coaching staff gathered as much information as possible. After considering my options, I am excited to announce I will