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Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

The UW thrower on her 2016 Olympic aspirations

In Playing the Field, we profile women who are making an impact in the world of sports, either in competition or behind the scenes. For this installment, we spoke with University of Wisconsin-Madis
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Everybody goes a little basketball crazy during the NCAA tournament, but some of the talk around basketball in Milwaukee these days
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
Fans of Wisconsin football are all too familiar with this. Since the start of the 2010 season 12 of the Badgers' 13 losses have been by seven points or fewer, including three Rose Bowls. It happened again Saturday night in Columbus, giving the team a...
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
 Every year the Observers ridicule a football bowl system that bestows an extra game on teams with five or six losses. This time the absurdity has an extra dimension because Wisconsin, 7-5 overall and 4-4 in the Big Ten
08.31.2012 | | Posted at 09:57 PM
By Nicole
No one knows why it's called the Hockey City Classic - Chicago is best known for it's bandwagon Blackhawks fans - but regardless, on Sunday, February 17, the Wisconsin men's hockey team will be playing Minnesota in the second game of a double-header outdoor hockey game and you're going to want to be there. The first game starts at noon and pits Notre Dame against Miami of Ohio. The Wisconsin vs Mi...
08.30.2012 | | Posted at 09:35 PM
By Nicole
Former Badger hockey players were much in the news this off-season, as both Justin Schultz and Ryan Suter's eventual whereabouts were the subject of much (MUCH) internet banter. Ottawa decided to opt out of such a situation with Kyle Turris by signing him to a five-year, $17.5 million extension that will keep him in Canada through the 2018 season. Turris himself was the subject of internet rumors ...
08.27.2012 | | Posted at 04:28 PM
By Nicole
The football story in Seattle his preseason has had all kinds of Wisconsin ties. Former Badger Russell Wilson and former Packer Matt Flynn were fighting for the starting quarterback job. Flynn has spent multiple years backing up Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay and many assumed the starting job in Seattle was his. The Seahawks drafted Wilson this offseason and his stellar play led them to trade Tavaris ...