The 2018 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Division I At-Large Teams were announced, with a combined nine Big Ten students earning recognition.
Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday.
Some 150 women have accused Larry Nassar, a faculty member and practitioner at Michigan State's sports-medicine clinic from 1997 until his firing in September 2016, of sexual assault. Many of them are suing him, Michigan State and other entities.
Big Ten Network and FloSports, a subscription-based streaming sports platform, today announced a four-year agreement which includes the distribution rights to more than 1,000 non-televised Big Ten Conference events. The events, which were previously exclusive to BTN Plus and range from basketball to ice hockey, will now be available through FloSports’ sport-specific subscription channels such as FloWrestling, FloTrack and FloVolleyball. FloSports is a digital content provider based in Austin, Texas, with a network of 25 verticals covering a range of sports, including basketball, football, wrestling, track, volleyball, gymnastics and swimming. The verticals include sport-specific live streams, documentaries, breaking news and
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Michigan earned the 2017 Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championships title on Saturday, securing its 23rd overall and fourth consecutive title. The Wolverines tallied 197.300 points en route to the team title, followed by Illinois (196.875).
Michigan and Nebraska clinched a share of the regular-season Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championship on Saturday after each squad finished with an 8-1 Big Ten record.
Michigan State head gymnastics coach Kathie Klages resigned Tuesday, one day after being suspended under allegations of misconduct. Klages was head coach of the Spartans for 27 years.
BTN will televise eight winter Big Ten Championships in 2017, including the entire Big Ten Hockey Tournament, wrestling, men’s swimming & diving, women’s swimming & diving, men’s and women’s indoor track & field and men’s and women’s gymnastics. Television coverage begins with the Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships from Purdue on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 10:30 a.m. ET and continues with Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships at 10:30 a.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 26, from Ohio State. The opening night relays and preliminary rounds for both women (Feb. 15-18) and men (Feb. 22-25) can be viewed live on
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