Throughout history, many scientific accomplishments have happened while the people running the experiments were looking for something else. Such was the case recently for Michigan State biochemistry and molecular biology professor Christoph Benning. He calls it a “sideshow” discovery — that is, when you find something in your research you weren’t necessarily aiming for, but it’s still a pretty big deal. His team was looking for ways to create more biofuel from algae. Instead, they may have taken a big step in the quest to cure cancer by finding a “cellular snooze button” that can control the growth of tumors.
There were four Big Ten basketball games on Wednesday. Catch up on all the action inside!
What had been speculated for days became official on Wednesday with the Wisconsin Badgers hiring Paul Chryst as their head football coach.
This week, our BTN hoops analyst gives his take on Penn State's surprising start, Nebraska's inconsistent play and Minnesota's big man Mo Walker.
Bo Pelini was apparently recorded making negative comments about Nebraska and its leadership in his final meeting with players two days following his dismissal.
The holiday season is here, which means people begin to go all-out with festive light displays. Check out this incredible Penn State-themed light display inside!
ESPN NFL Draft expert Todd McShay released his initial 2015 NFL Mock Draft on Wednesday, which features five Big Ten names. Who are they? Find out inside!
As we await bowl season, BTN.com asked a beat writer from every team to participate in a five-part regular-season recap. Part III, the most improved player for all 14 teams.
Not all schedules are created equal. To that end, I wanted to take a look at how many bowl teams each Big Ten squad played this season.
It didn’t take Bo Pelini long to find new employment, as he’s headed home to coach FCS Youngstown State. Pelini has spent the past seven seasons as Nebraska’s coach, where he guided the program to nine wins or more in each campaign, including 10 victories on three occasions. He posted a 67-27 record (.712 winning percentage) with the Huskers and guided NU to four divisional titles, but no conference championship titles. When you read all of that, it’s kinda hard to believe Pelini got canned. But, he did. *** Scratch LSU’s Les Miles’ name from Michigan’s wish list, as the