Watch this week's "BTN Hockey Report" in full in this post and get previews for this weekend's three series - Penn State at Ohio State, Michigan State at Minnesota, and Wisconsin at Ohio State. Previews include TV viewing information and links to games available live on BTN2Go.
If every college football head coaching job became available tomorrow, which would be the most desirable? ESPN.com’s Travis Haney (@TravHaneyESPN) recently headed a project, which ranked each of the 65 college football jobs at the Power 5 level. He released them in three categories: Bottom of the barrel jobs, middle of the road jobs, and top 24 jobs. According to the article, the list includes factors such as location, administrative stability, support from those bosses, facilities, recruiting base, path to conference titles/playoff, sense of tradition, fervor of fan base, too much fervor from a fan base, etc. Our friends over
In this week’s “5 Things I Know” with BTN women’s basketball analyst Stephanie White, we take a look at a few recent thrillers, the race to the end of the regular season this weekend, and more as the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament is only one week away. Here’s what White talked to us about this week: 1. Some big thrillers This time of the year teams are making that push for seeding and postseason bids, and we saw some ultra-competitive, down-to-the wire finishes. Michigan at Minnesota was an exciting game of runs that took two overtimes to decide. The
Big Ten faculty, administrators and student-athlete representatives met this week to further discuss the importance of keeping education central to the mission of intercollegiate athletics.
The James Franklin debut was interesting and exciting. It also was promising, giving a glimpse into a future that looks bright.
It's Monday, and that means it's time for Jess Settles to release his latest Big Ten Player Rankings. See who makes his top 10 in this post.
Each Monday morning during the Big Ten men’s basketball season, the 14 Big Ten men’s basketball coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Monday afternoon.
Penn State hosted THON, the world’s largest student-run philanthropy, Friday-Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center. [ MORE: Watch live webcam of THON ] The 46-hour event, starting at 6 p.m. ET Friday and running through 4 p.m. Sunday, raised $13,026,653.23 for the fight against pediatric cancer, with all benefits going to the Four Diamonds Fund out of Penn State Hershey Medical Center. A year ago, THON raised a record $13,343,517.33. Congratulations to all of those who participated and donated. The Thon total is…. pic.twitter.com/NGrrvuPmGF — Audrey Snyder (@audsnyder4) February 22, 2015 Here’s video of several of the Penn State athletic
No. 4 Wisconsin dropped rival Minnesota, 63-53, on Saturday afternoon to improve to 25-2, which marks the best start in program history. Northwestern also stayed hot, knocking off Penn State, 60-39, to record its third straight win, the team’s longest Big Ten streak since 2011-12. Catch up on both of today’s games on our Big Ten scoreboard. Looking for the latest Big Ten standings? We have those right here. National polls? We have those, too. And here are the latest Big Ten statistical leaders. Use the links below to track all of the day’s action. WISCONSIN 63, MINNESOTA 53: BOX
Inspired by their experiences in college and elsewhere, these Pathfinders are passing by the typical, well-trod career paths and blazing their own trails. We’ll explore the unconventional approaches these Big Ten alums are taking to work. By day, Steve Garguilo, 2009 graduate of Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology, is a senior manager at Johnson & Johnson who spends much of his time on engaging and developing thousands of the corporation’s employees. But when he’s out of the office, he takes on some very unique side projects. Like racing across the steppes of Central Asia in a vehicle that’s