feature stories

feature stories

BTN's Howard Griffith sits down with former Illini & NFL Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell, who talks about what it means to a trail blazer as the first African-American player for the Washington Redskins.

BTN profiles a talented family from Elkhart, IN who spawned Big Ten athletes spanning the 1960s to the 1990s. Learn the stories of Coley Webb (Nebraska), Garvin Roberson (Illinois), Rod Roberson (Northwestern) and Daimon Beathea (Michigan State) and see why they decided to attend Big Ten schools, what some of their biggest accomplishments were, and what their family legacy means to them.

We spend the day around Lincoln with Nebraska outfielder Luis Alvarado who originally hails from Puerto Rico.

See how Minnesota pitcher Sara Groenewegen has become one of the country's best softball players while also managing her diabetes.

T.J. Watt joins his brothers J.J. Watt and Derek Watt in the rare family fraternity of NFL players after being drafted on Thursday.

BTN cameras were with Iowa's Desmond King as he waited to hear his name called at the NFL Draft.

BTN spends time with Ohio State's Curtis Samuel to learn more about his background and his draft night experience.

BTN football analyst Gerry DiNardo visits with Michigan offensive coordinator Tim Drevno.

A profile of Rutgers men’s lacrosse player Pat McCabe, who walked on to the team after serving in the armed forces.