It's still the offseason in the NBA, and Nik Stauskas remains busy trying to raise money and awareness for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). He recently was on TSN's "Off the Record," drilling 3-pointers with random items, including a football, cabbage and watermelon.
It’s going to be tough to top Stephanie White’s first season as a WNBA coach. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section! ] The former Purdue star and current Indiana Fever head coach guided her team to the WNBA Eastern Conference crown Tuesday night, becoming the first rookie coach to lead a team to the finals. White’s Fever topped the New York Liberty, 66-51, in the winner-take-all Game 3 to advance to the best-of-7 WNBA Finals vs. the Minnesota Lynx, starting Sunday afternoon. The 1999 Big Ten Player of the Year and leader of the
Sunday was a special day for former Big Ten stars and longtime friends Melvin Gordon and Trae Waynes. [ MORE: Watch former Big Ten standouts’ Week 3 @NFL highlights ] Five months after the Kenosha, Wisconsin, natives were selected in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft (Waynes, No. 11; Gordon, No. 15), Gordon’s San Diego Chargers visited Waynes’ Minnesota Vikings in Week 3 NFL action. Following Minnesota’s 31-14 victory, in an expected move, Gordon and Waynes did the popular jersey swap on the field. See the picture of it in the tweet above. As for how the former
J.J. Watt isn’t all that different from other guys his age. [ MORE: Watch ex-Big Ten stars’ Week 3 @NFL highlights ] Turns out, the former Wisconsin star and current all-world NFL defensive end is a “Saved by the Bell” and Kelly Kapowski fan, too. Watt posted a picture to Twitter of him and Mario Lopez, aka “Slater,” following Houston’s 19-9 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday afternoon; the text of the tweet read: “Bayside must have had a BYE week. #WhereIsKellyKapowski” Unlike other fans, Watt received a prompt response from Tiffani Amber-Thiessen. Here it is: @justinjames99 I heard you
The only thing deeper than the Big Ten in the 2015-16 basketball season might be the conference’s collection of coaches. There’s no shortage of big-name, respected coaches, some of who are among the best of the best in the nation. And, there’s plenty of up-and-coming coaches, to boot. Fact is, it doesn’t get better than Michigan’s John Beilein, Michigan State’s Tom Izzo, Ohio State’s Thad Matta and Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan, among others, anywhere across the nation. How do these guys, all 14 of them, stack up with one another, though? It’s a daunting task to try to rank them, but
Bowling Green is 2-2, but both of its wins have come on the road vs. Big Ten teams. [ MORE: Best of Week 4 | Power Rankings | Week 4 picks revisited | What Tom Dienhart learned | Dienhart: Is it time to fear Michigan? | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Latest polls | Week 4 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Week 4 top stars | Week 4 uniform designs | Derek Jeter attends Michigan game ] The Falcons beat Maryland, 48-27, in Week 2 and knocked off Purdue, 35-28, Saturday afternoon. The school, not shockingly,
College football coaches across the nation wore patches Saturday in honor of the fight against Duchenne muscular dystrophy. [ MORE: Best of Week 4 | Power Rankings | Week 4 picks revisited | What Tom Dienhart learned | Dienhart: Is it time to fear Michigan? | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Latest polls | Week 4 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Week 4 top stars | Week 4 uniform designs | Derek Jeter attends Michigan game ] Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was one of the coaches donning the patch on his sleeve, and it had
Anthony Zettel played, all right, and the Penn State defensive tackle made quite the impact. [ MORE: Best of Week 4 | Power Rankings | Week 4 picks revisited | What Tom Dienhart learned | Dienhart: Is it time to fear Michigan? | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Latest polls | Week 4 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Week 4 top stars | Week 4 uniform designs | Derek Jeter attends Michigan game ] Suiting up hours after his father Terry Zettel, 46, died, Zettel registered a team-high seven tackles, had a half-sack and recovered a
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh insists Michigan has no running back controversy, and De’Veon Smith is the reason why. [ MORE: Watch Amara Darboh make ridiculous one-handed grab ] Two weeks after torching Oregon State for 126 yards and three touchdowns, the Michigan running back ran for one of the wildest touchdowns fans may see this season. When it was all said and done, after Smith emerged from a massive cluster of players at the line of scrimmage and fended off the same would-be tackler several times, the run covered 60 glorious yards. It’s safe to say BYU lost Smith, all
Just last week, people were talking about Michigan State wide receiver Aaron Burbridge’s amazing touchdown grab as the “catch of the year.” [ MORE: Watch De’Veon Smith run for wild touchdown ] Another week, another honoree. The latest entrant also came in the state of Michigan, this time via Michigan wide receiver Amara Darboh, who hauled in a one-handed grab that reminded some of Odell Beckham Jr.’s circus catch last season. Watch the ridiculous one-handed catch in the tweet above. What a week for Darboh, huh? Earlier this week, the Sierra Leone native became a United States citizen. Congratulations, Amara!