Big Ten faculty, administrators and student-athlete representatives met this week to further discuss the importance of keeping education central to the mission of intercollegiate athletics.
The James Franklin debut was interesting and exciting. It also was promising, giving a glimpse into a future that looks bright.
Big Ten spring football officially kicks off today. Yep. It’s true. The calendar still says “February,” but they have the neck rolls and J-pads out in Ann Arbor for Jim Harbaugh’s first spring practice. The Detroit Free Press will be at every practice, Tweeting about each broken shoe lace, Harbaugh whistle blow and bobbled snap—in addition to these five things to watch. At the top of the list? Do you really have to ask? *** This is amazing: The draft stock of Michigan State’s Connor Cook continues to soar—and he’s not even in the draft. Funny how this works, isn’t
Fresh off an unforgettable national championship run, Ohio State has some work to do this spring. Tom Dienhart spotlights the three biggest areas inside.
Penn State hosted THON, the world’s largest student-run philanthropy, Friday-Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center. [ MORE: Watch live webcam of THON ] The 46-hour event, starting at 6 p.m. ET Friday and running through 4 p.m. Sunday, raised $13,026,653.23 for the fight against pediatric cancer, with all benefits going to the Four Diamonds Fund out of Penn State Hershey Medical Center. A year ago, THON raised a record $13,343,517.33. Congratulations to all of those who participated and donated. The Thon total is…. pic.twitter.com/NGrrvuPmGF — Audrey Snyder (@audsnyder4) February 22, 2015 Here’s video of several of the Penn State athletic
The highly anticipated 2015 NFL Combine came to a close Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium. See how former Big Ten standouts fared in this post.
We're rolling team-by-team Big Ten football stories over the next few weeks. Here's a look at Northwestern's spring preview.
We're rolling team-by-team Big Ten football stories over the next few weeks. Here's a look at Nebraska's spring preview.
Happy Friday! In today's spin around the Big Ten headlines, we look at Purdue's impressive road win. Plus, Michigan football starts practice and all eyes are on the QBs. Speaking of QBs, why didn't Athlon include any Big Ten names on that "10 QBs on the rise" list? Dive in and click around.
There is a growing buzz around the idea to make freshmen students ineligible to play football and men's basketball, and that buzz stems from recent reports that several conferences - including the Big Ten - want to discuss the idea.