All four teams in the College Football Playoff, including Big Ten champ Ohio State, are Nike schools. So, that means they will wear alternate designs. See Ohio State's inside.
This is kinda cool: The conference will have a “Big Ten Day” in New York beginning in 2016 and 2017 that will include basketball and hockey doubleheaders. The men’s hoops tourney will be in Madison Square Garden in 2018. But the Big East traditionally plays its tourney at MSG the weekend that culminates with Selection Sunday, so the Big Ten tournament will be played one week earlier, according to the report. That means more conference games in December and, more jarringly, no significant games in the week before teams try to impress the NCAA tournament selection committee. I think that
It's official! Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon is one of three Heisman Trophy finalists, it was announced Monday night.
The 2014-15 bowl schedule was announced Sunday. So, naturally, the next thing we're all wondering is what's in each bowl game's gift bag?
The bowl slots are filled. All 38 matchups are set, including a Big Ten record-tying 10 bowls. See how Tom Dienhart ranks the Big Ten's 10 bowls inside.
It's Monday, and that means it's time to take a look at Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings. See his latest list in this post.
The Big Ten has announced another step toward improving student-athlete welfare, approving a conference recommendation to establish enhanced concussion protocols.
The Big Ten office handed out its Big Ten Players of the Week on Monday. See both of the award winners in this post. Player of the Week: Andre Hollins, Minnesota, G Averaged 21.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game in leading the Golden Gophers to a road win over Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge and a home victory against Western Carolina For the week, shot 51.9 percent from the field, 56.3 percent from three-point range and 83.3 percent from the free throw line Converted seven three-point field goals, just one shy of Minnesota’s single-game school record, en
Like everyone else, I already am looking forward to the Alabama-Ohio State clash in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1. What a coaching battle between Nick Saban and Urban Meyer. Cleveland.com has a nice breakdown of their meetings. This will be Encounter No. 4. By the way: Saban leads, 2-1. *** Rick Brown of HawkCentral.com thinks Iowa’s bowl vs. Tennessee is big in scope for the program. And, he’s correct. This team needs to finish on an up note. The eighth bowl trip to Florida under coach Kirk Ferentz will provide an opportunity for the program to take a positive
Imagine it’s the year 2025: As you sit down for breakfast, you turn on a virtual network interface with a voice command. A screen materializes in front of you, and the first thing you see are huge headlines that scream: “Chinese Land Men on Mars: Red Planet ‘Claimed’ for Red China!” It might seem farfetched, but that’s the kind of scenario that concerns Frans von der Dunk, the Harvey and Susan Perlman Alumni and Othmer Professor of Space Law at the University of Nebraska. A leading global authority in this area, his expertise has been called upon a great deal