The final week of the 2014 NFL regular season featured plenty of highlights for former Big Ten stars. [ MORE: Watch all Week 17 NFL highlights ] Topping the highlights was J.J. Watt, who tallied three sacks, the final of which gave him 20.5 on the season to become the first player to register multiple 20-sack campaigns. Making the accomplishment all the more impressive is the fact Watt’s final sack resulted in a safety, meaning he’s scored points in four different ways this season (TD catch, INT return, fumble return & safety). It was an incredible performance, one that can
The Jim Harbaugh-to-Michigan reports are gaining steam, this after Bleacher Report, citing two members of the 49ers staff and a third NFL source, broke the news Saturday.
Conference play opened for Big Ten women’s basketball teams Sunday, with five games on the docket. No. 17 Rutgers headlined the busy slate of action, going into Assembly Hall and taking down Indiana, 66-51, to card a win in its Big Ten debut. Betnijah Laney had a double-double (2o points, 10 rebounds) to pace the Scarlet Knights. The most surprising result of the day belongs to Northwestern, which upset No. 20 Michigan State, 61-57, at the Breslin Center. Catch up on all of Sunday’s Big Ten women’s basketball action below. RUTGERS 66, INDIANA 51: BOX | AP RECAP Betnijah Laney
With the New Year approaching, Tom Dienhart shares his top freshmen of 2014. Check out his complete top 5 list inside.
During his upcoming 3,100-mile hike over the entire length of the Continental Divide U.S. Scenic Trail, Ken Dawson will make his way across five states and up peaks that go as high as 14,270 feet. The journey should take about five months — that is, if he keeps up his goal of maintaining a grueling 20 mile-a-day pace. And if that’s not enough, he’ll face elemental dangers ranging from venomous snakes and ferocious bears to hypothermia and lightning strikes. “Most people don’t realize that lightning storms are one of the greatest perils,” he explained. “Bear attacks are real, but they
Nebraska finishes the season with a tough loss to USC in the Holiday Bowl. Catch up on all the action!
Penn State closed out the 2014 season with an impressive win over Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl. Tom Dienhart takes a look at the best from Penn State's thrilling bowl win!
Sam Ficken closed out his college career with a walk-off kick, while using Derek Jeter's locker. Get all the details inside!
According to Bleacher Report, which cites two members of the 49ers coaching staff and a third NFL source, Jim Harbaugh is expected to become the next head coach at Michigan.
Jim Harbaugh is expected to take the Michigan job, according to Bleacher Report, which cites two members of the 49ers coaching staff and a third NFL source. Twenty-eight years after finishing his career at Michigan, Harbaugh appears to be returning to his college campus. Here’s a detailed look at Harbaugh’s trek back to Michigan, where he was the starting quarterback from 1984-86. 1987-2001 – Harbaugh spends 15 seasons in the NFL, mostly with the Chicago Bears and Indianapolis Colts. 2002-03 – Harbaugh enters the coaching field and serves as Oakland Raiders quarterbacks coach under Bill Callahan. 2004-06 – Harbaugh gets