BTN shatters viewership mark with record Saturday

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The Big Ten Network saw its highest viewership in its history on Saturday, with four of the top-18 football teams in the country playing on the network. For the day (12p-12a), BTN earned a 2.04 HH rating in the network’s 12 metered markets,* and topped its previous record set in November 2014 by 30 percent.

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Maryland fires football coach Randy Edsall after 2-4 start

Oct 10, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Maryland Terrapins head coach Randy Edsall takes the field prior to kickoff versus the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

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Maryland has seen enough from Randy Edsall, who was fired today. The move had been widely speculated for days, as the Terrapins have struggled mightily in Edsall’s fifth season in College Park, Maryland.

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Tom’s Take: Week 6 Big Ten honors, grades, stock reports & numbers

Oct 10, 2015; Iowa City, IA, USA;  Iowa Hawkeyes running back Jordan Canzeri (33) signals to fans after beating the Illinois Fighting Illini at Kinnick Stadium. Iowa beat Illinois 29-20.  Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

Look at Iowa RB Jordan Canzeri go!

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Another Saturday, another heart-breaking loss for Nebraska … and another dominating effort by Michigan. This time, Northwestern felt the wrath of Jim Harbaugh’s Sharpie and khakis. Next up: A visit from Michigan State, which survived and advanced at Rutgers. Oh, and don’t forget about No. 1 Ohio State, which may have turned a corner offensively.

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