It's been an emotional last few days for former Penn State defensive lineman Devon Still. On Monday, he learned he and his daughter will win a prestigious award.
Victor Oladipo spent the day Wednesday at the Model Secondary School for the Deaf in Washington D.C. [ MORE: Read washingtonpost.com’s feature on Oladipo’s day ] Oladipo’s older sister, Kendra, who became deaf in second grade, is a substitute teacher at the school, so the former Indiana star and current Orlando Magic guard paid the school a visit. According to the Washington Post link above, Oladipo talked to students for a half-hour, took questions from the kids and posed for photos. He also talked about post-NBA life, saying that he wanted to start a basketball camp for deaf youth. An
There are several players in this weekend’s Big Ten Baseball Tournament who will likely be playing in the majors in a few years down the line. [ MORE: View our 2015 Big Ten Baseball Tournament page ] In fact, the Big Ten has produced a number of outstanding players over the past couple of years who are currently enjoying a massive amount of success at the MLB level. Who are these players and where did they play their college ball, you ask? We have that answer for you right here. Here’s a look at our top 10 players who played
In case you’re wondering, yes, former Nebraska star Randy Gregory is excited about playing for America’s Team. [ MORE: Big Ten draft picks pick NFL numbers ] Gregory, the 60th pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, recently tweeted photos of his new Dallas Cowboys-inspired ink. The ex-Nebraska star defensive end was expected to be an early first-round pick, before off-field issues saw him drop to the second round. Gregory tweeted that he will use the drop as motivation, and the Cowboys aren’t shying away from putting big expectations on the pass-rusher, giving him No. 94, the same number Hall of
With 2015 NFL Draft behind us, I decided to take a look back at the previous 10 drafts and select a best and worst pick for each Big Ten team, including Maryland and Rutgers. See my picks inside.
Former Michigan State star Draymond Green had some fun with Golden State teammate and freshly minted NBA MVP Stephen Curry at his press conference Monday.
Saturday was dubbed by many as the greatest single day in sports history, in large part because of the always-popular Kentucky Derby and the highly anticipated Pacquiao-Mayweather fight. [ MORE: Get all of our Big Ten pros coverage ] Events like these have a history of bringing out the biggest and brightest stars, and Saturday was no exception. The proof is Tom Brady. The former Michigan quarterback and four-time Super Bowl champion attended both events, along with several New England teammates, starting the day in Kentucky and finishing it in Las Vegas. Not a bad Saturday, huh? Making the day
Former Nebraska star Alex Gordon is a regular when it comes to making the jaw-dropping defensive play. The four-time Gold Glove winner made a catch Sunday that you have to see to believe.
Former Wisconsin star and current Houston Texans all-world defensive end J.J. Watt enjoyed everything about the Houston Rockets' playoff win Tuesday night.
Former Purdue standout and 2012 Big Ten Baseball Player of the Year Kevin Plawecki made his much-anticipated MLB debut Tuesday night.