It’s an antiquated notion: Young boys should play with slingshots, bottle rockets, telescopes and other things that prepare them for an adulthood spent thinking, tinkering and experimenting, while girls should play with dolls, E-Z Bake ovens and similar toys that get them ready for a lifetime of domestic service. The University of Iowa is doing its part to do away with that kind of outmoded thinking through a program that provides girls ranging from pre-school to middle school ages with fun, engaging introductions into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Addressing a lack of female involvement in STEM pursuits, University
Frank Kaminsky led Wisconsin to an impressive 70-55 win over Nebraska on Thursday night. Catch up on all the action here.
Ohio State pitcher Zach Farmer, who is fighting leukemia and missed most of the 2014 season, tweeted Thursday that his blood levels are all normal for the first time since April.
Who is the toughest player in the Big Ten? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart asked that question to five beat writers across the Big Ten. See their answers inside this post!
How will the Big Ten East race shape up in 2015? Find out BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's answer inside this post!
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones will return to Ohio State for his junior season. Get BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's take inside!
Ohio State QB Cardale Jones will return to school for his junior season. Get all the details and top Twitter reactions here!
Cardale Jones’ run at the end of the 2014-2015 season as Ohio State’s quarterback was short but very sweet as the one-time third-string passer went 3-0 in the three biggest games of the season for the Buckeyes. He led the Buckeyes to wins in the Big Ten Football Championship, the Sugar Bowl and the CFP Championship. Jones has announced a news conference for today to reveal his decision regarding the NFL Draft, and BTN & BTN2Go will carry the event live. For now, here’s a look at some of the better Jones’ photos from those three big games.
A monumental moment occurred in Big Ten hockey over the weekend as Michigan’s Red Berenson earned his 800th win after Michigan swept No. 9 Minnesota. He is one of four college hockey coaches to win 800 games. The Big Ten completed two conference series, a non-conference matchup, and an exhibition game. Here’s how the weekend played out: FRIDAY, JAN. 9 Ohio State def. Penn State, 5-4 (OT) Michigan def. No. 9 Minnesota, 4-3 (OT) Wisconsin tied No. 2 Boston University, 3-3 Michigan State def. U.S. Under-18 Team (exhib.), 4-1 SATURDAY, JAN. 10 Penn State def. Ohio State, 4-1 Michigan def. No.
Today is the day that Ohio State QB Cardale Jones must decide if he’ll return for his junior season or turn pro. I think he should return to Columbus. Three starts aren’t enough even if they were incredibly impressive. Jones needs more seasoning. Then again, his stock never will be higher—and he risks sliding back to third-string. An interesting conundrum. Update: Jones has announced a news conference today to make his decision. BTN & BTN2Go will carry the event live. Life changing decision at 4pm — Cardale Jones (@CJ12_) January 15, 2015 On the subject of Ohio State quarterbacks, here