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The Journey

The Journey gets unique access to go behind the scenes of the Big Ten football and men's basketball teams. For more, check out these links: Journey video, full episodes on BTN2Go, @BTNJourney on Twitter, @BTNJourney on Instagram.

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The Journey: Big Ten Football

Learn about the impact the tragic passing of Sam Foltz has had on Nebraska, Sam's connection with Rafael Gaglionone, and interviews with Sam's parents, his Nebraska teammates, Gaglionone and LSU kicker Colby Delahousseye.

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'Journey' tracks two rivals & another thriller

On Wednesday’s episode of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013,” presented by Best Buy, we go inside Michigan’s game preparations for Michigan State through the eyes of senior tackle Taylor Lewan and longtime equipment manager Jon Falk. Also, learn about the longtime friendship between Northwestern’s Kain Colter and Nebraska’s Kenny Bell, and trace Purdue coach Darrell Hazell’s Ohio State roots. We’ll have the usual excellent game highlights from Michigan-Michigan State game and Northwestern-Nebraska game, including dramatic coverage of Jordan Westerkamp’s Hail Mary TD catch on the last play of regulation. The show airs at 7 p.m. ET and re-airs multiple

Next 'Journey' focuses on football families

On Wednesday’s episode of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013,” presented by Best Buy, our crew spends time with Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase to learn what it’s like to be the starting quarterback and a husband at the same time. Also, come meet Iowa linebacker James Morris and Minnesota defensive tackle Ra’Shede Hageman and learn about their family backgrounds. This week’s show also features the usual lush highlights from the Iowa’s OT thriller against Northwestern and Minnesota’s upset over Nebraska. The show airs at 7 p.m. ET and re-airs multiple time after that. Follow BTN’s popular documentary-style show “The Journey”

'Journey' relives 4-OT thriller, profiles 3 linemen

In addition to reliving Penn State’s four-overtime win over Michigan (watch the entire game on BTN2Go), the crew from  “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013” presented by Best Buy takes you into the trenches with three Big Ten linemen – two of them played in that game. Meet Penn State’s John Urschel, who you will learn is a star both on the field and in the classroom. If you watch the clip in this post, you’ll hear a wonderful story about how Urschel outsmarted his own mother back when Urschel was going through toilet training as child. Also in this

'Journey' extra: John Urschel and his Barney diaper

By now, Big Ten football fans know all about John Urschel’s affinity for math. After all, the Penn State senior guard earned an undergraduate degree in mathematics in three years, a master’s in math the next year and now is working on his second master’s (math education). But did you know he used to love Barney, too? Yes, THAT Barney. Funny story, Urschel loved Barney so much that his mother, Venita Parker, used the Purple Dinosaur as a way to potty train her son. Or, so she thought. “She bought me diapers with Barney’s face on them,” Urschel said in

'Journey' cameras tracked Penn State-Michigan

This week on “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013” presented by Best Buy captured their usual amazing shots from selected Big Ten action, including some great plays from the Penn State-Michigan game. Watch two of them in this post and learn more about Wednesday’s episode. Also, our crews went into the trenches with three Big Ten lineman. Meet Penn State’s John Urschel, a star both on the field and in the classroom. Find out why Michigan’s Taylor Lewan decided to return to Michigan for his senior year.  And learn the details behind Michigan State defensive lineman Shilique Calhoun’s path to

Get a sneak peek at tonight's 'Journey'

Tonight at 7 p.m. ET on BTN/BTN2Go, you can watch the season premiere of “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013” presented by Best Buy as our creew goes behind the scenes for the 2013 Big Ten football season. On our first show, we follow first-year Big Ten coaches in Purdue’s Darrell Hazell and Wisconsin’s Gary Andersen a they take us inside their meetings and practices in preparation for their conference season opening games. Hazell was wired for sound as we covered the Purdue-Wisconsin conference opener. [ MORE: Bookmark our online TV schedule to get the latest BTN TV listings ]

'The Journey' named finalist in CableFAX Program Awards

“The Journey” has been named a finalist for three prestigious awards, the CableFax Program Awards announced Tuesday afternoon. This past year, “The Journey: Big Ten Football 2012″ made its debut, adding to the popular” Journey” brand that already featured “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball.” See the awards our critically acclaimed show is up for in this post. Here are the categories in which the show is a finalist: Best Opening Sequence – “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2013” By Genre: Best Show or Series Sports – “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2013” By Genre: Best Show or Series Sports –

'The Journey' spotlights Big Ten NBA draft picks

Big Ten products Victor Oladipo (No. 2; Orlando), Cody Zeller (No. 4; Charlotte) and Trey Burke (No. 9; Minnesota – traded to Utah) all were selected in the first round of last month’s 2013 NBA Draft. “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2013” was in Brooklyn to cover the decorated trio’s night on the big stage. Cameras followed the players around before, during and after the draft. Here’s a gallery from draft night, too:

2013 NBA Draft: Oladipo, Zeller, Burke go early

The 2013 NBA Draft is in the books. Indiana’s Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller went No. 2 to Orlando and No. 4 to Charlotte, respectively, while Michigan’s Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. went No. 9 to Minnesota (traded to Utah) and No. 24 to New York, respectively. Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas was taken in Round 2, No. 58, by San Antonio. [ GALLERY: Check out shots of Big Ten products at 2013 NBA Draft ] Victor Oladipo, Indiana: Round 1, No. 2 (Orlando) The #Orlando #Magic announce that Victor Oladipo will wear jersey number 5. — Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins)

Watch special 'Journey' episode at 8 p.m. ET today

At 8 p.m. ET tonight, BTN/BTN2Go will air a special 2013 NBA Draft edition of “The Journey: Big Ten Basketball.” Go behind the scenes with Illinois’ Brandon Paul, Michigan’s Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. and Ohio State’s Deshaun Thomas, as they prepare for this month’s draft. [ RELATED: Read all of BTN.com’s NBA draft coverage ] Watch a segment from the show in the video above. It focuses on Burke and the decision he and his parents, Benji and Ronda Burke, faced following his breakout 2011-12 freshman campaign. Follow the Journey crew on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. And here’s