Who lands on Jess Settles' latest Big Ten Player Rankings? Well, Frank Kaminsky is No. 1. Obviously. See his latest top 10 list inside.
So, Oregon, Ohio, a suburb of Toledo, will be amending its name instead of changing it, as reported late last week, for the national title game vs. No. 4 Oregon. [ MORE: Bowl schedule | Mark May photo | Check out this SEC shirt ] For the next week, through the Jan. 12 championship game, Oregon will be known as “Oregon, Ohio Buckeyes on the Bay, City of Duck Hunters,” according to the Toledo Blade. Kind of a mouthful, isn’t it? The name is a play on the city’s motto: “Oregon on the Bay, City of Opportunity.” While it doesn’t
Historic? Tide turning? However you wanna label the Big Ten’s bowl season, it sent a message that the conference still carries a big stick and may be primed for a run of domination.
Turns out, Ohio State will wear its new Nike home alternate in the inaugural playoff. Nike released new "Mach Speed" uniforms for Ohio State and Oregon on Monday.
Each Monday during the Big Ten basketball season, the 14 Big Ten coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon.
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