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Dienhart: Deaths of Foltz, Sadler remind us how life is fragile

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BTN senior writer Tom Dienhart reflects on the deaths of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler this weekend. “Full of life one day. Gone the next,” Dienhart writes. “I still can’t grasp the fragility of life when tragedies like this occur, and I’m pretty sure I never will.”

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Dienhart: 70 questions for Big Ten Football Media Days

Jul 28, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany addresses the media during the Big Ten football media day at Hilton Chicago. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

2016 Big Ten football sizzle reel? Yes, please

Can the Big Ten win the national championship? Can Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers be as good at linebacker as he was at safety? Who are the sleeper teams? BTN’s Tom Dienhart lays out 70 questions as he heads off to cover Big Ten Football Media Days in Chicago Monday and Tuesday.

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Here's how to watch & follow Big Ten Football Media Days

Get ready for 13 hours of live coverage at Big Ten Football Media Days in 2016 Monday and Tuesday as coaches and players from all 14 Big Ten head football coaches meet the media in Chicago. We know not everyone will be near a TV when the event is going on, so all press conferences can be streamed via the web, smartphones, tablets and connected devices on BTN2Go. Just click this “Watch Live” link when the events begin or make sure you have the BTN2Go app.

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