Corn Flakes: Baseball Practice Begins

Jon johnston

Still shocked at what a cruddy super bowl we saw on Sunday. 43-8 and the eight Denver points were meaningless other than them being able to say they weren't shut out.

College baseball practices have begun across the Big Ten and media days will be coming up soon. We hope to be covering the Big Ten as a whole this season. If you'd like to help, please send me an email at


Jordan Hooper was named Big Ten Basketball Player of the week:

Jordan Hooper, Nebraska
Sr., F, Alliance, Neb./Alliance
· Recorded two double-doubles on the week, turning in two 25-point games and averaging 11.5 rebounds in victories against Michigan and Iowa
· Finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds in just 27 minutes against Michigan, becoming the fifth player in Big Ten history with 2,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds
· Turned in her 10th double-double of the season against Iowa on Saturday, posting 25 points and 13 rebounds, while adding three assists and two steals against the Hawkeyes
· Claims her eighth career Player of the Week honor and second this season
· Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Jordan Hooper (Dec. 31, 2013)

Nebraska remains third in the Big Ten at 5-3, behind Penn State at 8-1, and Michigan State at 7-2.

2013 College Football rushing stats - Football Study Hall
Advanced and traditional stats from the 2013 college football season. Ameer Abdullah comes in at ninth.

Brown: Zimmerer's Heart is His Credibility - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
When Ron Brown learned Monday that C.J. Zimmerer had been named the winner of the Uplifting Athletes' 2014 Rare Disease Champions Award, Nebraska's veteran running backs coach simply could not have been more thrilled.

Big Ten Basketball

Northwestern beat Minnesota, can't stop winning basketball games - Sippin' On Purple

Week 14: Big Ten loses ground; Wisconsin, Ohio State drop from rankings - BT Powerhouse
The Big Ten lost some ground nationally with two teams dropping from the AP Poll. Per usual: who's hot, who's not and nationwide notables are examined.

Big Ten Bracketology: Indiana Saves Season, Minnesota Slips - BT Powerhouse
The Hoosiers managed to save their season with their upset of the Wolverines while the Gophers suffered a crushing loss, putting their tourney odds up in the air.

The Big Ten Mid-Year Reset - Black Heart Gold Pants

Taking a look at the Big Ten at the halfway point.


Tweeting College Football Recruits: Everybody's doing it. - Good Bull Hunting

Does it matter?

Heath Evans Says Lions Players Told Him "Suh Is An Uncontrollable Headache" | Robert Littal Presents BlackSportsOnline

Former Saints fullback Heath Evans told 105.1 FM that while he worked for FOX this past season some anonymous Lions players told him that "Ndamukong Suh is an uncontrollable headache."

Some guys told another guy who told another guy.....

2014 college football coach hire grades: Everybody did a pretty good job! -

Did your school hire a new head coach this offseason? If so, it probably made a decent move. But decent moves only work out about half the time.

Warren Sapp Blasts Al Golden, Miami (FL) Staff - Lost Lettermen
Miami (FL) head coach Al Golden has increased the Hurricanes’ win total each of his first three years in Coral Gables. However, don’t count former Miami star DT Warren Sapp among those who are impressed.

Super Bowl 48: A summary in GIF form -
It's time to say goodbye to the ones you love.

Face-Off Tackle Empire : B1G hockey expansion? - Off Tackle Empire
Let's discuss possible B1G hockey expansion.

Big Ten Baseball

College baseball season is only a short ways away. Practice has begun across the Big Ten.

Baseball America Recognizes Several Hoosiers - Indiana University Official Athletic Site

Baseball America recognized six Hoosiers on Monday (Feb. 3), tabbing Kyle Schwarber and Sam Travis as preseason All-Americans and listing IU's Dustin DeMuth, Joey DeNato, Ryan Halstead and Casey Smith amongst its Top-50 Senior Prospects. Schwarber and Travis were included in the Top-50 Junior Prospects rankings."

Nebraska doesn't play Indiana during the regular season.

Gophers Schedule Seven Night Games for 2014 - University of Minnesota Official Athletic Site

Following the announcement of a lighting system at Siebert Field, the Gophers released a new schedule.

Minnesota installed lighting at Siebert Field. That's actually quite a change.

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