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Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012
Lofty expectations are terrific for a sports team—if they're fulfilled. Just ask the Packers how they feel about the “15-1, then one and done” sequel to a Super Bowl title. Now it's the...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
I'm not dumb enough to pretend this is going to go away,” Ryan Braun said after winning his appeal of a positive drug test and avoiding a 50-game suspension. Indeed, Dino Laurenzi Jr., who collected Braun's urine sample, was just as forceful...
02.06.2012 | | Posted at 10:11 PM
By Nicole
The Big Ten Hockey Conference hasn't stated playing yet, but their proposal for conference playoffs had caused quite a few ripples in the Wisconsin sports landscape. The Badgers' current conference, the WCHA, holds their conference playoff, the Final Five is always played at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Badgers have never before had to worry about needing to use the Kohl Cent...
12.03.2011 | | Posted at 12:03 AM
By Nicole
Well the holes in the defense and special teams were evident and the Badgers almost blew it again, but this time it was the Badgers that prevailed. It was basically a Hail Mary that set the Badgers up for the game-winning score as Russell Wilson threw across the field on fourth down and Jeff Duckworth (who?!) for a 43-yard reception. Montee Ball scored on the next play and the Badgers converted th...
11.29.2011 | | Posted at 07:02 PM
By Nicole
With the regular season Big Ten schedule having wrapped up, the media and coaches selected their awards recipients. Many of the awards were created or re-named to go along with the new, two division Big Ten. Montee Ball was named the initial recipient of the Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year Award. The Award is named after Alan Ameche and Ron Dayne - both Heisman Trophy winners who also bo...
10.30.2011 | | Posted at 04:30 PM
By Nicole
The Badgers refusal/inability to adapt to the Ohio State defense last night cost them the game. Ohio State knew that the heart of the Badger offense was the run game and they came prepared to keep Montee Ball in check. If you remove the late-in-the-fourth-quarter 40 yarder that Montee Ball had, the Badgers were able to muster just 49 yards rushing on 28 attempts. Ohio State was able to com...
10.30.2011 | | Posted at 04:16 PM
By Nicole
Heading into last year's Rose Bowl season, that Badgers were ranked 12. The week they played the Rose Bowl, they were 4/5. They ended up 7/8 after losing the Rose Bowl and ending the season 11-2. Heading into 2009, the Badgers were unranked, but finished the season ranked No. 16 after going 10-3 Goiing into 2008, the Badgers were ranked 13, but finished the season unranked after going 7-6. Heading...
07.26.2011 | | Posted at 12:49 PM
By Nicole
The Big Ten football writers have chosen Bret Bielema as the best coach in the league (right now). An informal poll garnered him seven of 24 first-place votes. With the NFL lockout having come to a close, its been a Free Agent frenzy for undrafted college football players. Last night, it was reported that former UW quarterback Scott Tolzien was headed to Seattle, but today's reports say that...

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