People love to debate top college towns. That being the case, they also love reading stories that rank the top college towns. Athlon Sports knows this, and it recently released its experts’ top 10 college towns. Two Big Ten towns made the cut, with Madison, Wisconsin, coming in at No. 2, behind Athens, Georgia, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, landing at No. 5. State College, Pennsylvania, finished outside the top 10, at No. 13, and Columbus, Ohio, received votes. Anything stand out as unusual? See the full list at AthlonSports.com.
There’s a day for everything, it seems, these days. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out or full Gone Viral section ] National Selfie Day? Yes, there’s that, and it’s Tuesday. Several Big Ten sports Twitter handles joined the #NationalSelfieDay fun. We did, as well, from @BigTenNetwork. Check out some of the examples below. #NationalSelfieDay pic.twitter.com/wNO01B1Fok — Indiana Basketball (@IndianaMBB) June 21, 2016 Look who's home! #NationalSelfieDay @Dez32Wells pic.twitter.com/WRw7o6GIMC — Maryland Basketball (@TerrapinHoops) June 21, 2016 Celebrating #NationalSelfieDay with a few favs. #WeAre pic.twitter.com/4VDTiAGwg0 — Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) June 21, 2016 #NationalSelfieDay, you say…? pic.twitter.com/sjbIaF3aZc — Wisconsin Basketball (@BadgerMBB)
NBA rookies are young, of course, and there is no such thing as them receiving too much advice about being a pro. Former Ohio State star D'Angelo Russell knows this all too well.
It's Father's Day, and that means it's time to honor all of the dads in our lives. The editors of The Journey, our award-winning series, dug through their archives to compile a father-child montage.
Don't forget, Big Ten fans: Father's Day is Sunday. To celebrate all of the Big Ten dads out there, BTN.com scoured social media for pictures of former Big Ten standouts with their children.
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Before Draymond Green became the 2012 Big Ten Player of the Year and an NBA superstar, he gave football a try. For one afternoon, that is. Green played a little tight end in the 2011 Michigan State Green-White Spring Game, months before opening his award-winning senior season in East Lansing. The results weren’t pretty, so much so that Green told the media,”I like my future in basketball a little better.” Talk about an understatement. The former Spartan has developed into one of the NBA’s top players, an all-around talent who already owns one Finals ring and is one win away
Joe, love the yearbook quote. Thanks for your loyalty & support! Best of luck at VCU this fall! pic.twitter.com/Gms2jWrcZX — Kirk Cousins (@KirkCousins8) June 10, 2016 Kirk Cousins’ “You like that?!” quote will stand the test of time. [ MORE: Like this post? Check out our full Gone Viral section ] It will live forever in Washington-Lee High School’s 2016 yearbook. That’s because Joseph Langley, who is Virginia Commonwealth-bound, used the phrase Cousins shouted after orchestrating Washington’s biggest comeback in franchise history last season as his senior quote. Cousins got wind of the quote, and, to no surprise, he loved
Raekwon McMillan is a big-time tackler. Sunday, at the Ohio State Football Women's Clinic, the Ohio State star and reigning first-team All-Big Ten linebacker (media) showed he's a good sport about being on the opposite end of a tackle.
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