The NCAA announced Monday that Penn State’s postseason ban has been lifted effective immediately. Also, the school’s full complement of football scholarships will be restored for the 2015 season.
Don’t forget about Penn State in the East Division. The NCAA announced early Monday afternoon that it has restored Penn State’s postseason eligibility, effective immediately, and has returned all 85 scholarships, starting in 2015. Read full release. Moments later, the Big Ten announced Penn State was eligible for this year’s Big Ten title game. [ MORE: Penn State fans: Learn how to reserve title game tickets! ] Here are the @NCAA tweets: Due to Penn State’s progress in ensuring athletics dept functions with integrity, NCAA immediately restores football postseason eligibility. — NCAA (@NCAA) September 8, 2014 The NCAA has also
Ohio State’s home opener Saturday night didn’t go as planned, but nothing can take away from the Ohio State marching band’s excellent “TV Land” performance. There was Bart Simpson riding a skateboard across the field, with the Simpson’s theme song, Thing from the “Addams Family” and the Batmobile, among other fun tributes. See our other Gone Viral moments: h/t: lostlettermen.com
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The Big Ten announced its Week 2 players of the week on Monday. See all the honorees and watch select video highlights in this post.
Rutgers has a huge game this weekend vs. Penn State. It is one of the most anticipated home games in recent school annals. And Dan Duggan of NJ.com has five reasons why Rutgers should feel confident.
Most people probably have memories from childhood of going to some kind of summer camp. And many of those memories probably involve bug bites, bad food, uncomfortable beds and various other examples of “roughing it.” But they also include friendships, laughter and fun. Because of the physical limitations and strict medical requirements they face on a daily basis, kids who have heart disease don’t get to experience going to camp. Minnesota alumna Sara Meslow started a program to give those kids the chance to do just that. She created Camp Odayin in part because she was intimately familiar with the
Week 2 is in the books. And, what a crazy week it was. The Big Ten's 8-5 record made this week's Power Rankings no easy task. The top two remains the same, but after that, it's really anyone's guess.
It was not a good Saturday for the Big Ten. In fact, it was a forgettable one, as the conference missed some big opportunities to score impressive victories. Here's what I learned.
The results are in, and now it's time to see how the BTN.com team and Big Ten fans did with their Week 2 game predictions. Find out inside!