One moment, Bob Diaco is congratulating one of his charges for a job well done with a fist-bump and slap on the back. The next, he is charging at a linebacker who slipped out of position on a drill. Chin to facemask, and loud enough to draw the attention of sideline observers, Diaco asks him why he messed up.
The 2016-17 men's basketball season brought many memorable moments, and the BTN.com team tried to pick each school's best.
Former Nebraska legend and 1972 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Rodgers visited BTN on Wednesday afternoon. We had Rodgers relive his memorable punt return at Oklahoma in the Game of the Century and asked him a handful of questions.
When the Big Ten announced last fall that it would play some Friday night football games in 2017, it raised the eyebrows of some who didn’t think it was right to encroach on the traditional turf of high school football.
Several Big Ten teams are set at quarterback. But there are as many as eight quarterback spots that warrant your attention, writes BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart.
The Big Ten watches and waits for its next basketball national championship. The league has come close to winning it all since Michigan State did it in 2000 in the now-demolished RCA Dome in Indianapolis vs. Billy Donovan and Florida; in fact, it’s played in six title games since (Indiana, 2002), (Illinois, 2005), (Ohio State, 2007), (Michigan State, 2009), (Michigan, 2013) & (Wisconsin, 2015). But on each occasion, the Big Ten team came up short. Since MSU’s Tom Izzo won his only national title in 2000, Duke and UConn have won three apiece, Florida and North Carolina have both won
With Opening Day lifting the lid on the 2017 Major League Baseball season, we highlighted players from Big Ten schools on MLB rosters.
With the 2016-17 season in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to take a way-too-early look at the 2017-18 season. Today's topic: Breakout player.
Duke, 88, helped shepherd the Big Ten into the modern era during an 18-year run as commissioner, focusing on academic achievement while also helping build the NCAA tourney into its modern incarnation.
The AP released its all-time Top 100 college basketball rankings Wednesday, rewarding consistency in appearances and elite programs who have occupied the No. 1 spot.