SportingNews: Meyer, Dantonio Big Ten's best

SportingNews.com decided to rank the Big Ten’s football coaches, and there’s no surprise at the top of the list.

Ohio State’s Urban Meyer, he of two national titles at Florida, is No. 1, and Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio, fresh off a Big Ten title and Rose Bowl Game win, is No. 2.

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Dienhart: Indiana spring football wrap

Slowly but surely, Kevin Wilson is building at Indiana. It has been a slow, steady process. He has gone from one win, to four to five last year, inching the Hoosiers closer to their first bowl since 2007. That breakthrough finally may come to fruition in 2014 – if a new 3-4 defensive scheme offers a modicum of improvement to what has been a woebegone unit.

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BTN LiveBIG: Monday Download

Recently, football players from the University of Iowa shared the importance of reading with local students.

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Spring football: See 8 games live on BTN2Go

Remember Jack Hoffman’s memorable spring football moment? Remember Sparty taking a handoff? With eight Big Ten football teams conducting spring games Saturday, BTN.com will monitor each one and post video highlights and special moments to Twitter, Facebook, and our instant highlights central page. Who’s playing? It’s Purdue (1 p.m. ET), Ohio State (1:30 p.m. ET), Penn State (1:30 p.m. ET), Nebraska (3 p.m. ET), Illinois (3 p.m. ET), Indiana (3 p.m. ET), Minnesota (3:30 p.m. ET), and Wisconsin (4 p.m. ET).

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BTN LiveBIG: Indiana students bring literacy to Rwanda

Two thousand students attend the Kabwende Primary Center in Kinigi, Rwanda, where they study reading and math in English, rather than in French or Kinyarwanda, the country’s other official languages. Yet when Indiana University students first visited the school in 2009, one year after its switch to an English-based education, not one Rwandan child had an English-written book to call their own.

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