On Thanksgiving Day, minds turn to thoughts of a big meal, a big game and maybe a big nap. But Thanksgiving can be more than an annual celebration of feasting, football and nodding off in a comfy recliner. Across the Big Ten Conference, students, faculty and alumni are using food and farming as a means to effect social change. Focusing on issues ranging from hunger and malnutrition to urban blight and entrepreneurship, they’re creating innovative solutions that have big impact. Below are just a few of the many stories highlighting how it’s not just Thanksgiving at the schools of the
The final week of the Big Ten regular season is approaching. [ MORE: Week 13 previews | Week 13 scoreboard | Stats | Standings | Latest polls | Polls: Pick Week 13 winners | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Best of Week 13 | Mailbag | Q&A: Greg McMullen | Week 12 award winners | YouTube highlights ] With seven exciting games on the slate this week, there should be plenty of outstanding individual performances. But who has been the most impressive Big Ten player thus far this season? After snapping a 15-game streak of 100-yard rushing games, does
Another week brought more exciting finishes in big ten play. In Columbus, Michael Geiger’s field goal gave Michigan State its second straight win in Columbus for the first time since 1951, ending the Buckeyes’ nation-long 24 game winning streak. And then in Madison, you had five turnovers, six Wildcat sacks, a pair of missed field goals, a running back spiking a football, three overturned touchdowns via replay and an education of the fair catch rule in a 13-7 Northwestern win; the Wildcats’ first victory at Camp Randall Stadium since the turn of the century. In other action around the league,
Who wins Week 13 Big Ten football games? See the BTN.com team's picks, including Wisconsin beat writer Jason Galloway, and cast your seven winners inside.
This is one of the most glorious weeks of the year: It’s rivalry week, with eclectic trophies and bragging rights up for grabs. Get Tom Dienhart's best of the week ahead inside.
It’s the final weekend of the regular season. And, a lot is on the line. Michigan State is trying to sew up the East Division, while four teams are fighting to get to win No. 6 and guaranteed bowl eligibility. Oh, and Urban-Jim Bowl I takes place. [ MORE: Week 13 previews | Week 13 scoreboard | Stats | Standings | Latest polls | Polls: Pick Week 13 winners | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Best of Week 13 | Mailbag | Q&A: Greg McMullen | Week 12 award winners | YouTube highlights ] Here are some Week 13
Around 200 Michigan football fans gathered for a walk through Forest Hill Cemetery on Tuesday night. [ MORE: Week 13 previews | Week 13 scoreboard | Stats | Standings | Lastest CFP rankings | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Best of Week 13 | Mailbag | Q&A: Greg McMullen | Week 12 award winners | YouTube highlights ] The mission: To visit the graves of legendary Michigan football coaches Fielding Yost and Bo Schembechler, as well as longtime radio broadcaster Bob Ufer. The grave walk begin as an organized event in 1997, according to Detroit News Michigan Football reporter
This weekend, Ohio State and Michigan will meet on the football field in one of the most storied rivalries in all of sports. However, in order to grab a spot in the Big Ten title game, the winner of that game will need some help. To have a chance at playing in the conference title game, Ohio State and Michigan need Michigan State to lose to Penn State on Saturday. If the Nittany Lions were to pull off an upset over the Spartans, then the winner of the Ohio State vs. Michigan game would represent the Big Ten in the
Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here.
This week on a new episode of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2015” on Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET, we take you behind the scenes with Penn State senior Anthony Zettel as he prepares for his final home game at Beaver Stadium. Also, see how Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers bounced back from an injury to become one of the elite players in the conference. Our crew was also at Columbus for Michigan State’s upset win over Ohio State and we explore a touching story that motivates Connor Cook. We also have game highlights from Michigan-Penn State and Michigan State-Ohio State. Are you