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Fans can sound off and interact with BTN personalities on this live interactive show at 6 p.m. every weekday. Follow us on Twitter (@BTNLive) and Facebook (www.Facebook.com/BTN) to get your tweet or post on TV.

#BTNLive wraps up first big week on TV & radio

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Chris Borland Visits "BTN Live"

#BTNLive is a new live one-hour radio show that started this week and it also airs as a TV simulcast twice a week on BTN. Featuring a variety of guests, our panel discusses the Big Ten topics of the day, and the first week of the show was a busy one. Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, Rick Pizzo and Gerry DiNardo are joined by guest Penn State great Ki-Jana Carter with reports from Chris Martin at Iowa-Iowa State and Rob Blackman at Purdue-Notre Dame.

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Venric Mark visited #BTNLive, added to Team Room Wall

Venric Mark accounted for 281 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, including an 82-yard punt return, in Northwestern’s 42-41 win at Syracuse last week. His reward: A cool image of himself from the game on a wall of the Northwestern team room. Mark’s picture was placed on the wall because he won Northwestern Player of the Week, and each ensuing honoree will be added every week.

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#BTNLive crew on Michigan State's Denard tweets

Michigan's Denard Robinson

Michigan State Twitter Controversy

The Michigan-Michigan State rivalry is a heated one, to be certain, and the last thing it needed was fuel added to the fire. The rivalry may have been taken to another level Saturday night. You see, during Michigan’s 41-14 season-opening loss to reigning national champ Alabama, Michigan State players went to Twitter and tweeted critical comments about Denard Robinson and the Wolverines. Watch our #BTNLive crew discuss the issue now and see some of the tweets in this post.

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#BTNLive: Kawann Short sets record straight on name

Purdue's Kawann Short

Kawann Short on His Name

There’s an interesting trend going on with star Big Ten football players. It all started when former Illinois running back Mikel Leshoure revealed in the days leading up to the 2011 NFL Draft that people had mispronounced his name all along. Enter the 2012 Big Ten season, and there are three more pronunciation changes: Wisconsin’s Montee Ball, Minnesota’s Troy Stoudermire and Purdue’s Kawann Short. Listen to Short talk with Dave Revsine about the pronunciation of his name on Tuesday’s “#BTNLive” now.

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Kirk Ferentz talks Iowa State, Cy-Hawk Trophy

Kirk Ferentz

Kirk Ferentz Visits "BTN Live"

Despite the result, last year’s Iowa-Iowa State rivalry game was one of the more exciting Big Ten games of the 2011 season. The two rivals meet again Saturday afternoon, and we’ll have it on BTN/BTN2Go. Iowa has won the last four games between the two rivals at Kinnick Stadium, however it’s Iowa State who brings the Cy-Hawk Trophy into Iowa City. On Tuesday night’s “#BTNLive,” Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz stopped by to discuss the new Cy-Hawk Trophy and Saturday’s game.

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BTN Live Today: Vote for your top players

On a special day and at a special time, we bring you the latest BTN Live at 3:30 p.m. ET today. We’ve reached Week 13, the final week of the regular season, so we’re asking our viewers to vote for their Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, in addition to their Week 13 picks. Cast your votes in this post, send your comments to our Twitter account, @BTNLive, or use #BTNLive, and tune in Friday afternoon to watch our show live.

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BTN Live: Vote now, watch Thursday at 6 p.m. ET

It’s been an incredible few weeks in the Big Ten so with two weeks of football left before the Big Ten Football Championship on Dec. 3, our BTN Live crew wants to hear from you. Remember last week? We showed dozens of your Twitter tweets on TV. From bowl eligible teams to outstanding individual season, now tell us what you think. Vote in the polls in this post, send comments to us to our Twitter account @BTNLive or use #BTNLive, and tune in at 6 p.m. ET on Thursday to watch our show live.

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#BTN Puts Your @BTNLive Tweets on TV

On Thursday night’s edition of BTN Live our crew continued our ongoing coverage of Penn State and the dismissal of Joe Paterno. As we do each week on our weekly live one-hour show we spotlighted the best of your tweets from Twitter sent to @BTNLive and ran them on TV during our conversation. We post clips on BTN.com and archive full episode on BTN2go.com,  but we know some people don’ see the show live on TV. So we did the next best thing and captured screen grabs. Who got their message on TV? Have a look inside.

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BTN Live: Let the Voting Commence

As we barrel toward Week 11 of the Big Ten football season, our BTN Live crew offers up their weekly poll questions in this post. What was Week 10’s play of the week? What’s the most intriguing matchup of Week 11? Who will win the games? Remember how it works: You vote now in this post and share the link with friends, then watch our analysts react to he same questions and results. Got something to say o them directly? Get on twitter and send a tweet to @BTNLive now or during the show.

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BTN Live: Did your tweet make our show?

We use a number of Twitter messages from our viewers and fans on BTN Live, our weekly live TV show every Thursday night. We post clips of our shows on BTN.com and archive full episode on BTN2go.com, too. But we know the users who got their tweets mentioned don’t always get to see their work on TV live, so we did the next best thing and captured screen grabs. Did your message make it on TV? Have a look further down in this post. And be sure to follow @BTNLive on Twitter and stay in touch.

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Talking football with BTN Live

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BTN Live: ReJoice Mail - Nov. 3, 2011

On Thursday night’s episode of “BTN Live,” Dave Revsine, Glen Mason, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith covered a host of topics in 60 minutes, including interviews with Penn State’s Derek Moye and Illinois’ Whitney Mercilus. One key part of the show is “ReJoice Mail” where fans can call and give their reaction to any game, their team or a player. Check it out now and join in next time by calling (319) BIGTEN-1 and maybe your message will get on air.

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BTN Live: Let's Get To The Polls

Our live Thursday show kicks off at 8 p.m. ET and it’s full of opinions from our experts and our TV Views. For instance, we’re asking you to vote for your play of the week, breakthrough player of the week, the most intriguing match-up, and much more. Plus, if you’re on Twitter, we use your tweets on the air. Tweet to @BTNLive any day or night or use hashtag #BTNLive to get you tweet considered. And dive down into this post or our weekly poll questions!

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BTN Live - The Fifth Quarter

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BTN Live: The Fifth Quarter Oct. 27th, 2011

On Thursday night’s episode of “BTN Live,” our experts covered a host of topics in 60 minutes and also produced a bonus Web-only video clip we call The Fifth Quarter.  The crew discusses what the most important factor is in the Michigan State-Nebraska game and looked ahead to more of the biggest match-ups of the weekend. Track all of Saturday’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Watch The Fifth Quarter now!

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BTN Live: Get Your Voice Heard Tonight

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BTN Live: The Fifth Quarter (10/20/11)

You may know that BTN Live is on Thursday’s at 8 p.m. ET on Thursdays, but did you know they incorporate fan feedback throughout the show via Twitter? Watch the clip here from last week and see how they spotlight your best notes. Then follow @BTNLive and sound off on any issue. We even take your best voice messages and put them on TV – just call (319) BIGTEN-1 and leave your Rejoice Mail celebrating your favorite Big Ten team. Now, let’s get voting in the BTN Live polls lower in this post.

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BTN Live Fifth Quarter - Spartan Defense

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BTN Live: The Fifth Quarter (10/20/11)

On Thursday night’s episode of “BTN Live,” our experts covered a host of topics in 60 minutes and kicked out another bonus Web-only video clip we like to call ” The Fifth Quarter.” This week, the BTN Live panel answers questions about Saturday’s big game in East Lansing between Wisconsin and Michigan State.  Why is nobody talking about Wisconsin’s scoring defense?  Can Michigan State pressure Badger quarterback Russell Wilson?  Track all of Saturday’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard andwatch ” The Fifth Quarter” now!

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BTN Live: Let's Get Your Votes

You may know that BTN Live is on Thursday’s at 8 p.m. ET on Thursdays, but did you know they incorporate fan feedback throughout the show via Twitter? Follow @BTNLive and sound off on any issue. We even take your best voice messages and put them on TV – just call (319) BIGTEN-1 and leave your Rejoice Mail celebrating your favorite Big Ten team. Now, let’s get voting.

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BTN Live 5th Quarter - Injury Impact

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BTN Live: The Fifth Quarter - Oct. 13th, 2011

On Thursday night’s episode of “BTN Live,” our experts covered a host of topics in 60 minutes and also produced a bonus Web-only video clip we call The Fifth Quarter. It’s been a week of injuries and build up as the crew discusses how Big Ten teams will fill the void left by the injury of several stars and looked ahead to the biggest matchups of the weekend. Track all of Saturday’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Watch The Fifth Quarter now!

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BTN Live: Get the Vote Out Tonight

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BTN Live: The Fifth Quarter - Oct. 6, 2011

Our most interactive show BTN Live airs Thursday at 8 p.m. ET and incorporates your Big Ten opinions via Twitter and Internet voting. Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo, Howard Griffith and Glen Mason talk Big Ten football for the entire hour on TV and discuss all the topics that have fans buzzing.

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BTN Live: The Fifth Quarter & Toon

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BTN Live: The Fifth Quarter - Oct. 6, 2011

On Thursday night’s episode of “BTN Live,” our experts covered a host of topics in 60 minutes, talked to Wisconsin star wide receiver Nick Toon and produced a bonus Web-only video clip we call The Fifth Quarter. It’s been a newsy week leading up to some very important games on Saturday, including Northwestern entertaining perfect Michigan at 7 p.m. ET on BTN. Track all of Saturday’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard. Get ready for the games with Dave Revsine’s Numbers and Brent Yarina’s Week 6 Preview. Watch The Fifth Quarter now and check out our Toon interview and your best Rejoice Mail at the bottom of this post.

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Vote Now: BTN Live Week 6 Polls

This week on BTN Live, we air one hour later than before with an 8 p.m. ET start time. Our usual panel of experts includes Dave Revsine, Glen Mason, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith. If you don’t know the drill by now, BTN Live wants your input via Twitter. The show is @BTNLive and you need to fire your questions into us all week. We put the best tweets on TV and our guys answer them in the Fifth Quarter, our online-only video Twitter Q&A.

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Vote Now: BTN Live Week 5 Polls

Thursday on “BTN Live,” Dave Revsine, Howard Griffith, Gerry DiNardo and Glen Mason talk up the latest news of the day and take your questions and comments via Facebook, Twitter and @BTNLive. Calling all Badgers fans: BTN cameras will be at Buffalo Wild Wings, at 789 University Avenue in Madison, Wednesday night to record your questions for Thursday’s show. Want another way to hear your voice on BTN Live? Call (319) BIGTEN-1 and leave your Rejoice Mail, a voice mail celebrating your favorite Big Ten team. We also use live polling on the important questions leading up to Saturday’s games. You’re invited to vote in the polls below right … now.

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BTN Live: Our Experts Answer Your Tweets

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BTN Live: The Fifth Quarter (Sept. 22, 2011)

On tonight’s episode of BTN Live our experts covered a host of topics in 60 minutes, then produced a bonus Web-only video clip we call The Fifth Quarter. It’s been a newsy week leading up to some very interesting games on Saturday. Plus, we asked you to vote in a whole batch of Internet polls, and you responded.

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BTN Live: Get Your Big Ten Voice Heard Tonight

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BTN Live: ReJoice Mail (Sept. 15th)

 Tonight on BTN Live: What’s the reaction to Luke Fickell’s move to Braxton Miller? We’ll assess the Big Ten’s overall performance thru three weeks and play your “ReJoice Mail.” Also, should the Wolverines and Huskers be concerned this week? Which one-loss team will still be standing as a contender at season’s end? Come vote in our polls, tweet to our show @BTNLive, comment on the post, and send us an email.

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