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Dienhart: A quick look at current Big Ten athletic directors

With news that Illinois has fired athletic director Mike Thomas, the Big Ten now has two schools being led by interim ADs. [ MORE: Illinois fires director of athletics Mike Thomas ] Minnesota is being spearheaded by interim A.D. Beth Goetz after Norwood Teague was let go in August. Paul Kowalczyk is filling in for Thomas at Illinois. And both schools also have interim football coaches in Tracy Claeys at Minnesota and Bill Cubit at Illinois. The turnover at athletic director has been rapid in the Big Ten, as five of the current ADs have been hired since 2010. Once

Bowl Projections: 11 Big Ten teams make Jerry Palm's latest list

Big changes this week in the bowl projections of Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com, as the Big Ten went from eight bowl teams last week to 11 this week. [ MORE: Best of Week 10 | Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 10 picks revisited | Week 10 award winners | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums

BTN LiveBIG: Nebraska laser lab generates light that's 'out of this world'

During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. A star you can fit in your pocket is the sort of idea that only exists in children’s poems or love songs. But at the University of Nebraska, this fanciful metaphor has become something of a reality. Nebraska’s Extreme Light Laboratory built a powerful (yet very small) laser that can operate on a scale that’s difficult for ordinary people to fathom. When

Twitter: Get Gerry DiNardo's Week 10 Sunday Ruminations

It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time for Gerry DiNardo’s weekly Sunday Ruminations. [ MORE: Best of Week 10 | Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Power Rankings | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 10 picks revisited | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] The BTN analyst goes to Twitter every Sunday morning to give his

Watch Mark Dantonio, Mike Riley talk about wild finish

“What did you see on Nebraska’s touchdown play?” [ MORE: Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Gerry DiNardo explains ruling | Hear from Mark Dantonio & Mike Riley | Huskers.com: Social media reaction ] “Did you get an explanation on the last play?” “Did you see the replay?” Mark Dantonio got plenty of questions about Nebraska’s game-winning 30-yard touchdown with 17 seconds left, which led to a devastating 39-38 loss for the Spartans on Saturday night. “Controversial play at the end,” Dantonio said. “They should have never been down there in the first place.” Dantonio’s entire opening statement and his

Video: Gerry DiNardo explains late controversial call

Don’t expect people to stop talking about the late controversial call in the Michigan State at Nebraska game Saturday night for quite some time. [ MORE: Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Gerry DiNardo explains ruling | Hear from Mark Dantonio & Mike Riley | Huskers.com: Social media reaction ] If you missed it, Nebraska wide receiver Brandon Reilly stepped out of bounds and came back in to catch the go-ahead and eventual game-winning touchdown in the final seconds at Memorial Stadium. The play was reviewed, but the call on the field stood, despite Reilly clearly going out of

Top performers from Saturday's Big Ten football games

What a week of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Best of Week 10 | Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Power Rankings | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 10 picks revisited | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] Fans were treated to crazy finishes, upset victories, and several outstanding individual performances. Who had the most impressive performance? Well, that’s what I’m here to