The BTN bus traveled almost 4,000 miles, beginning in Bloomington, Ind., on Aug. 4 and ending in Champaign, Ill., on Aug. 20. We have kicked the tires on all 14 teams one last time—watching practice, talking to players, talking to coaches–before the season kicks off next week. Deep breath!
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BTN president Mark Silverman answered Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany’s ALS Bucket Challenge on Wednesday afternoon. Silverman challenged a group of BTN employees standing around him, and after the president took his ice cold bath, the staff members surprised him by dousing him again. Watch Silverman’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in this post.
Here’s one of the most touching ALS Ice Bucket Challenges Big Ten fans will see. Former Penn State and NFL linebacker Tim Shaw, 30, revealed he has ALS in his Ice Bucket Challenge video, posted to titansonline.com. Watch the video in this post.
The Big Ten Conference announced its 2014 men’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll and players to watch list on Wednesday, with Maryland claiming the top spot in its first year in the conference.
What’s the best way to cool off on a hot summer day? How about having a freezing cold bucket of water dumped over your head, while also donating to a good cause?