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08.11.2011 | | Posted at 04:51 PM
By Nicole
If the standings stay as they are, the Brewers will be the #2 seed in the National League for the playoffs. As announced by MLB, round one of the NLDS playoffs will take place on October 1st.  "Both National League Division Series begin on Oct. 1. Four games will be played on that Saturday, all in a row, a possibility of baseball from roughly 1-to-1 ET." If we're lucky, and because the Brewers ...
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Rejoice, America! We won't face a national catastrophe. Not the triviality of defaulting on our financial commitments and perhaps triggering another recession—rather, the horror of an autumn without NFL football. With the owners' lockout resolved, we can soon return...
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...
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Make it Billionaires vs. Millionaires times two. For more than three months NFL owners have locked out players because the sides can't agree on how to split something like $9 billion in annual revenue. Now NBA owners, feeling hamstrung by a ridiculous salary system they created...
06.27.2011 | | Posted at 01:14 PM
By Nicole
Though he scheduled a press conference for this afternoon on ESPN to announce his decision, word has leaked that former NC State quarterback Russell Wilson will be coming in to Madison and will compete for the starting quarterback job at Wisconsin. Wilson has been an interesting off-season story. He was told by NC State that his services would no longer be needed. Because it was the team that ...
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Artie: Hey, did you see the new athletic director at UW-Milwaukee mentioned the possibility of bringing football back to the school? Frank: Yeah, the Panthers haven't been gridders since 1974, but the AD, Rick Costello, told Michael Hunt of the Journal Sentinel, "It's something we'll look at long-term...
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Lockout, injunction to halt the lockout, appeal for a temporary stay of the injunction, refusal to stay the injunction, appeal to a higher court, approval of the temporary stay, resumption of the lockout pending yet another ruling...
Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
Dec. 26, 1960: Vince Lombardi has the Packers in Philadelphia for their first NFL championship game in 16 years. Paul Hornung, Jim Taylor and their pals dominate the Eagles statistically but trail, 17-13, in the final minutes. With no timeouts remaining, the Packers drive toward a winning touchdown, but their final play ends with Taylor tackled...

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