Latest Big Ten Conference Stories

2014-09-15 16:25:29

New Show Explores the World of Sports Memorabilia CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BTN Originals premieres Big Ten Treasure Hunter, a new show featuring Big Ten collectibles and memorabilia, at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Memorabilia expert John Arcand embarks on a new journey each week, traveling throughout the country to offer up his opinion and expertise on Big Ten memorabilia collections, from decades of University of Michigan football ticket stubs to portions of an infamous...

2014-06-18 12:30:30

Program Celebrates a Century of Excellence On and Off the Field ROSEMONT, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Ten Conference concluded its 100(th) anniversary celebration of the esteemed Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting the 2014 class of honorees on Wednesday. Twenty-four student-athletes from 17 different sports were honored with the prestigious award, which was established in 1915 and was the first award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational...

2014-03-17 20:22:24

Commission also announces latest update to its athletic and academic spending database MIAMI, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics heard passionate dialogue during a meeting here Monday on a range of issues facing college sports, particularly issues of academics and well-being for college athletes. "This is clearly a critical moment for college sports," said R. Gerald Turner, co-chairman of the Commission and president of Southern Methodist...

2014-03-11 08:26:03

Award Showcases a Century of Student-Athlete Success That Goes Beyond Sports ROSEMONT, Ill., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Ten, the nation's oldest collegiate conference, commemorates the 100(th) anniversary of a very unique tradition - the Big Ten Medal of Honor. The conference's most exclusive award was the first of its kind in intercollegiate athletics to recognize academic and athletic excellence. As part of the celebration, the conference is launching a national campaign to pay...

2014-02-12 12:26:46

First 1,500 who Register Receive a One Gallon Tin from World Famous Garrett Popcorn Shops® CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration opens at 10 AM today for the BTN Big 10K, the summer race that turns the Chicago lakefront into a Big Ten tailgate party. The nationally televised 10K and 5K races return to Soldier Field on Saturday, July 26. Special Olympics Chicago is the race's charity partner for the second straight year. (Logo:...

2013-05-29 23:01:54

Each year A. D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson of Columbus, Ohio sponsors an athlete at The Ohio State University as a recipient of its permanently endowed scholarship program. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 A.D. Farrow Co. Sponsored OSU Athlete finishes last season Each year A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson of Columbus, Ohio sponsors an athlete at The Ohio State University as a recipient of its permanently endowed scholarship program. This year the company sponsored champion tennis player,...

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