It wouldn’t be hyperbole for one to argue that No. 12 Michigan’s improbable last-second loss to No. 4 Michigan State is the most heartbreaking defeat in college football history. [ MORE: Best of Week 7 | Week 7 scoreboard | Power Rankings | Latest polls | Week 7 picks revisited | Week 7 top performers | What our expert learned | Dienhart: The Mitten State rivalry is back | Twitter: Former Spartans react to winning play | Read Jim Hackett’s letter to fans | Gerry DiNardo tweets | Photo: Braxton Miller jersey mix-up | Big Ten standings | Big Ten
Braxton Miller is a known commodity, a two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, but his surname was misspelled on his new Ohio State all-black alternate jersey to open Saturday night's game vs. Penn State.
Things didn’t look good for Rutgers in the second half Saturday at Indiana. [ MORE: Week 7 scores, stats & AP recaps | Big Ten stats | Big Ten standings ] The Scarlet Knights trailed the Hoosiers, 52-27, with 5:25 left in the third quarter. To make matters worse, star wide receiver Leonte Carroo, soon after hauling in his third touchdown of the afternoon to cut the deficit to 52-33, left the game with a leg injury. Behind three turnovers, though, Rutgers rattled off 25 unanswered points to tie the score with 6:29 remaining. Then, after missing a pair of
Do you believe in miracles? Michigan State does, and in order to understand the full meaning of why, you have to see what happened at the end of the Spartans' matchup with in-state rival Michigan.
Michigan senior captain Joe Bolden was ejected for targeting during Saturday’s game at Michigan State. [ MORE: Week 7 scores, stats & AP recaps | Big Ten stats | Big Ten standings ] Midway through the second quarter, MSU quarterback Connor Cook took a draw and slid down to avoid contact. Michigan linebacker Desmond Morgan went in to make the stop, while Bolden followed. Bolden was flagged on the play and ejected for targeting, a ruling that didn’t sit well with Michigan fans. “I do not think that’s anything malicious or anything like that,” ESPN analyst Chris Spielman said during
No Jordan Canzeri, no problem. After Iowa's starting running back suffered a leg injury early in Saturday's win at Northwestern, backup Akrum Wadley exploded for four touchdowns, tying the Iowa single-game record.
Few people know how heated the Michigan-Michigan State rivalry is more than Tom Izzo. Watch the iconic coach's response to Michigan fans vandalizing the Magic Johnson statue inside.
If you could assemble an all-time Big Ten basketball team, who would you pick? Now, imagine if that team consisted of a starting five, and every player had a point total (1 to 6 ) where you could only use up to 18 points to assemble that team. We asked eight different Big Ten basketball players at this year's Big Ten Media Days in Chicago to build their own teams. Here's what they told us.
Leave it to a Maryland player to make the biggest fashion statement at Big Ten basketball media day. [ MORE: Big Ten survey: Toughest venue? First dunk? Sleeper team? ] Melo Trimble, the Big Ten preseason player of the year, turned heads with his flashy attire all morning Thursday at the Marriott O’Hare in Chicago. “Every reporter,” Trimble said, when asked to estimate how many people mentioned his ensemble. The suit and tie were nice and subdued. It was a few statement pieces, though, that garnered him a lot of extra attention. There was the MCM belt buckle, perfect for
It looks like there is a new wrinkle in the Michigan State vs. Michigan rivalry, and this one certainly won’t sit well with Spartan fans. [ MORE: Week 7 scoreboard | Polls: Pick Week 7 winners | Week 7 previews | Best of Week 7 | Power Rankings | Bowl Projections | Mailbag | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Latest polls | Maryland fires Randy Edsall | Find your team’s homepage ] MSU junior guard Alvin Ellis recently tweeted out a photo of the famous Magic Johnson statue, which sits right outside the Breslin Center, painted in