Millions of people around the globe suffer from Parkinson’s disease, which attacks coordination and movement. The cause is unknown. There is no cure for the disease. But a group in Indianapolis is fighting back — literally.
Illinois senior point guard Tracy Abrams suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during a preseason skill workout and will be forced to miss the entire 2014-15 season, the school announced Thursday. Abrams will redshirt this year and return to action for his final year of eligibility in 2015-16. “Tracy worked hard in the offseason to put himself in great position heading into his senior year, so he’s obviously disappointed and we are for him as well,” Head Coach John Groce said. “But Tracy personifies toughness; he has the heart of a champion and I know that he will
“BTN Soccer Report” kicks off with a conference preview from Kevin Egan and Chris Ritter. Ritter, the 2012 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year out of Northwestern, joins Egan to discuss the top storylines around the Big Ten. The soccer season is under way so be sure to follow “BTN Soccer Report” on Twitter: @BTNSoccerReport.
Thanks to our exclusive Field Pass cameras only available with BTN2Go, college football fans will get got an early live look at the latest Maryland football uniforms on Saturday. One hour before Maryland plays West Virginia live on BTN, log onto BTN2Go.com or launch the BTN2Go app on your mobile device to access our Field Pass camera. The cameras will capture the Terrapins and Mountaineers warming up on the field live as well as any other activity in the stadium, including pregame band performances. That means the Terrapins’ elaborate “Star-Spangled” uniforms from Under Armour will be on full display well
The Big Ten season is just two weeks old. Who has surprised coming out of the gate? Who has disappointed? Get our expert's answers here!
Our weekly "Best of the Weekend Ahead" feature is back as we lay out the best of the best in Big Ten football for this Saturday. Best game? Best QB matchup? Best chance at an upset? We roll through it all. Read what we think, then tell us how you see Saturday shaping up.
Every weekday morning BTN.com's Tom Dienhart scours the Internet for the latest news worthy headlines, then he tells you what that means for Big Ten teams Today: How does Rutgers handle Penn State's air game? What's up with Iowa's ground game? Plus much more.
On the surface, Santos™ is just like any other average soldier — he works hard, strives to improve and gets tired. There’s just one difference: He’s not real. Santos™ is a computer-generated human model and part of Virtual Soldier Research (VSR), an independent organization within the Center for Computer Aided Design, which is part of the University of Iowa’s College of Engineering. He’s able to simulate a range of motions and activities — all while faced with real-world constraints such as gravity, muscle strength and fatigue, and clothing. Established in 2003 by Dr. Karim Abdel-Malek, VSR employs a multi-disciplinary team
After two wild weeks of Big Ten football, can anything really surprise you at this point? Why, yes it can! Here are 10 surprising facts heading into Week 3!
Who wins Week 3 Big Ten games? The BTN.com team and Indiana beat writer Matt Weaver offer their picks inside. Pick your winners, too!