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
A Big Ten record-tying 10 teams were selected to a bowl game Sunday, highlighted by Ohio State making the inaugural College Football Playoff.
Michigan State is in the Cotton Bowl, and the Spartans landed a plum spot here vs. Baylor, which won the Big 12 and had a great case to be included in the playoff. Alas, the Bears finished No. 5 in the final College Football Poll. Each of these clubs has a terrific offense led by QBs Connor Cook and Bryce Petty. The Spartans are No. 2 in the Big Ten in scoring (43.1 ppg) and total offense (496.5 ypg). Baylor is No. 1 in the nation in scoring (48.8 ppg) and total offense (581.3 ypg). Which defense can step up?
Before we turn our attention to bowl season, it’s time to revisit how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Big Ten championship game predictions. The results were not pretty for the BTN.com crew, which all predicted a Wisconsin victory. The Big Ten fans had it right, though. Sean Merriman (@BTNSean) 2014 record: 82-24 Big Ten title game pick: Wisconsin 31, Ohio State 24 Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina) 2014 record: 78-28 Big Ten title game pick: Wisconsin 31, Ohio State 26 Big Ten fans 2014 record: 78-28 Big Ten title game pick: See poll below Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart)
Ohio State is in the inaugural College Football Playoff, it was announced Sunday, and several Buckeyes players tweeted their reaction to the news. Ohio State, the No. 4 seed, will face No. 1 Alabama, the SEC champ, in the Sugar Bowl. The winner of that game will face the victor of the Rose Bowl between No. 2 Oregon, the Pac-12 champ, and No. 3 Florida State, the ACC champ. The Buckeyes, as one would one expect, were pumped to hear their favorable playoff fate. See the tweets below. We in there baby !! — EzekielElliott#⃣1⃣5⃣ (@EzekielElliott) December 7, 2014 We
Ohio State is in! The field for the inaugural College Football Playoff was announced Sunday, and Big Ten champion Ohio State finished No. 4.
In just a couple of hours, the College Football Playoff selection committee will make it official. Will Ohio State make it? See what some of the nation's expert think inside.
The 2014 NCAA volleyball tournament has reached the Sweet 16, and five Big Ten teams remain alive. Illinois, Nebraska, Ohio State and Penn State joined Big Ten champion Wisconsin in the regional semis with impressive victories Saturday night. [ MORE: View the official interactive NCAA bracket ] Three of the teams (Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin) are all in one region. In fact, the Badgers and Buckeyes face off for a berth in the Elite Eight. Catch up on all of the action below. ILLINOIS 3, IOWA STATE 0 RECAP The #9-seed Fighting Illini punched their ticket to NCAA
Every Big Ten school has produced leaders who have reached the pinnacle of their professions, whether business, government, science and technology, medicine or education. High Profile takes a look at how these alums rose to the top of their field. It sounds like the set-up for a punchline: What do philosopher Albert Camus, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and actor James Dean have in common? But for legendary activist and University of Michigan graduate Tom Hayden, it’s no joke. He cites those figures as major influences on his career, which covers more than a half-century and continues
INDIANAPOLIS — The ball zipped through the air, Wisconsin defensive backs tried for it, and Ohio State wide receivers grabbed it. Another throw, same result. It was that kind of night for Cardale Jones and Ohio State. As time passed, Ohio State’s College Football Playoff resume continued to grow and grow, until the clock hit 0:00 and the final scoreboard read 59-0 in favor of the Buckeyes. Dominance. The biggest story leading up to Saturday’s Big Ten championship game was how would Jones handle the pressure of making his first career start in the biggest game of the season? The