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!
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.
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?
The Big Ten released its 2014 Big Ten women’s soccer TV schedule on Tuesday. View the full BTN/BTN2Go women’s soccer schedule in this post.
The Big Ten released its 2014 Big Ten men’s soccer TV schedule on Tuesday. View the full BTN/BTN2Go soccer schedule in this post.
There will be plenty of intrigue in Big Ten football this fall, according to Yahoo! Sports. Eight games involving Big Ten teams landed on the site’s top 25 most intriguing games of 2014. Michigan State’s Week 2 visit to Oregon comes in at No. 2, behind Auburn at Alabama. See all the Big Ten games in this post.
Kickoff is fast approaching. To help count down the days to Aug. 28, the BTN.com team is discussing one topic every day. Think of it as our countdown to kickoff. Today’s topic: West best coaching staff? See Tom Dienhart, Sean Merriman and Brent Yarina’s picks in this post.