The move to unionized college athletes continues to gain momentum.
Northwestern AD Jim Phillips released a statement Tuesday in response to the football players starting the process of being recognized as employees by reaching out for help from the National College Players Association. See Phillips official release in this post.
Tuesday was Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day, and several of the 11 former Big Ten players who will play in the game Sunday night sat down to meet the media. See a photo gallery of the players addressing the media Tuesday, plus view the full list of Big Ten products on the active roster, in this post.
What does every Big Ten pet need? A Big Ten Stadium Bed, of course! Luckily, Stadium Cribs has made such a thing possible – at least for Minnesota, Nebraska and Penn State fans. Now, “Goldy,” “Herbie” and “Nittany” can enjoy all the action from their cozy team-themed bed. See an example of the beds in this post.
Happy Signing Day, Big Ten fans! The classes are filling up fast, with early reports showing Ohio State in line to ink the top collection of talent in the Big Ten. Here’s a look at the recruiting needs for each school, as we all cast an eye toward the future and get excited about the possibilities.
Earlier this month during the BCS title game, Bo Pelini “won” Twitter by tweeting at his parody account, @FauxPelini, to ask for his cat back. Read more here. Three weeks later, the cat featured in the fake account’s photo is back in the news.