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BTN LiveBIG: USA Hockey's Pavelski helping at home

In Sochi, University of Wisconsin alum and San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski probably won’t garner the same level of attention that USA teammates Patrick Kane and Ryan Miller might. But in his hometown of Plover, Wisc., Pavelski is a bona fide superstar.

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BTN LiveBIG: 'Jeopardy!' champion giving back

For Sarah McNitt, a student advisor at the University of Iowa, the remarkable joy that came from winning five days in a row on Jeopardy! was mitigated by the fact that her mother passed away just one month before she appeared on the show.

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BTN LiveBIG: Art brings Carroll back to Purdue

Next Saturday at halftime, Joe Barry Carroll’s work on the basketball court will be honored by the Boilermakers as they play host to rival Indiana. His work off the court – as an artist – has recently taken center stage on campus.

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BTN LiveBIG: Northwestern helps Wounded Warriors

On Nov. 16, 2013, Northwestern lost a thriller at home versus Michigan in triple-overtime, 27-19. On gameday, Northwestern partnered with Under Armour, its apparel provider, and the Wounded Warrior Project, to produce special patriotic jerseys for the game.

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BTN LiveBIG: Monday Download

Five members of the USA Women’s Olympic Hockey Team from the University of Minnesota donated 60 sets of hockey equipment to youth hockey associations.

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BTN LiveBIG: Tom Brady's Super buddies

A superstar with three Super Bowl rings, two Super Bowl MVPs and nine Pro Bowls could easily keep his offseason to himself, but Tom Brady chooses to devote some of his time to Best Buddies.

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BTN LiveBIG: Michigan State premiere

After Michigan State’s men’s hockey team visits Minnesota tonight, be sure to watch the premiere of the Spartans episode of BTN LiveBIG.

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BTN LiveBIG: Indiana premiere

After the Hoosiers’ men’s basketball team takes on Nebraska tonight, the Indiana LiveBIG episode sheds light on life-saving proton therapy being done at Indiana University, and introduces you to a man who is defying the odds in Bloomington.

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BTN LiveBIG: Wisconsin premiere

Following tonight’s men’s basketball game against visiting Northwestern, learn how the University of Wisconsin is using DNA research to save honey bees, and get to know an amazing program that helps women on the other side of the globe.

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BTN LiveBIG: Illinois student wins prestigious award

Amanda Rowland defines the word selfless.

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BTN LiveBIG: Monday Download

Before the Super Bowl this weekend, be sure to read about the great work Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is doing in his community.

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BTN LiveBIG: Iowa premiere

Following this afternoon’s wrestling match against Minnesota, learn how the University of Iowa is developing more effective, cost-efficient flight training for the US military, and meet an inspiring student in the UI REACH program.

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BTN LiveBIG: Friday Poll

From notable alumni making an impact to award-winning professors and research that’s shattering realities, there is a lot going on in the Big Ten. So, as 2014 continues, we’d like to know what you want to see featured on LiveBIG this year.

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BTN LiveBIG: Nebraska research changing electronics

Groundbreaking research being done at the University of Nebraska could significantly reduce the cost of renewable energy, making it more accessible and affordable to the every-day consumer.

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BTN LiveBIG: Minnesota premiere

After the Golden Gophers take on Wisconsin on the hardwood, tonight’s University of Minnesota LiveBIG premiere details using wind to improve fertilizer and remarkable research being done into making clothes smarter.

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