During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. Approximately one in 500 children is born with some form of hearing loss, according to Dr. Richard Smith, a professor of otolaryngology at the University of Iowa. Moreover, by the time people reach 80 years of age, about half of them will require medical assistance to hear effectively. For many of these people, genetics play a role in the loss of hearing.
Ohio State men’s soccer team advanced past Akron in a 1-1 double overtime tie after a 15-round (13-12, OSU wins) finish on penalty kicks. Get the details inside!
Get recaps, stats and video from Thursday night's Big Ten basketball slate, including Indiana's big win over No. 22 SMU.
Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky had a great Twitter conversation with the guard who almost dunked over him. See here!
Is Tom Dienhart buying or selling Urban Meyer as the Big Ten Coach of the Year? What about Michigan and Northwestern's bowl hopes? See his thoughts inside!
The final two weeks of the season are on our doorstep. Ohio State remains in firm control of the East Division. But the West is up for grabs among four schools.
Welcome to Week 13, the first time all 14 teams are in action during the conference season. We have a trio of games on BTN/BTN2Go, including two at noon ET: Indiana at No. 6 Ohio State (watch live on BTN2Go) and Rutgers at No. 11 Michigan State (watch live on BTN2Go). To make sure which game you will get at noon ET, use BTN’s GameFinder. Our other game, at 3:30 p.m. ET, is Maryland at Michigan (watch live on BTN2Go). The Wolverines, one win away from bowl eligibility, will be looking to punch their postseason ticket. Just follow the instructions
It was interesting to see the report that Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller plans to return to Ohio State for his senior season in Columbus – for now. The emergence of redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett has caused many to speculate and wonder if the two-time Big Ten MVP can win back his old job next season after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in August. NFL.com is reporting this: “Two sources close to Miller, however, say the quarterback’s plan for now is to remain at Ohio State and lead the Buckeyes in 2015, according to NFL Media’s Albert Breer.” Read more
We’re entering another weekend of non-conference hockey action but Big Ten play also begins this week. We touch on last week’s games and look ahead to this weekend. Plus, watch our weekly BTN Hockey Report video show in this post as well. Before we look ahead to the weekend, let’s take a closer look at the Big Ten’s 4-5 record this past weekend. Minnesota suffered its first sweep at home since March of 2013, ending its 17-game home winning streak. Penn State is now on the map and contributed three points to the Big Ten/Hockey East challenge with a road
Melvin Gordon’s 408-yard rushing effort last week against Nebraska has him squarely in the Heisman hunt. Indiana's Tevin Coleman eyes Ohio State's front seven. Michigan State’s Jeremy Langford looks back at his days as cornerback and receiver. We touch on these stories and more in Thursday's Big Ten links.