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10.27.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
It took me literal weeks to get out of baseball mode and into football mode. Now, before I could blink, it's time to think college hockey and college hoops. We were at Saturday night's UW men's hockey game and I've got lots to share about that, so that's coming up. In the meantime, some quick hits on Marquette basketball and, once I do my research, some more in-depth stuff to come... Midn...
09.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
The guy who strips the ball here for Vanderbilt is #13 Chris Marve and he's my brother's boss' kid. He stripped the ball from Ole Miss at the goal line with less than two minutes to go, securing Vandy's win and their first national ranking in more than 20 years.Congrats to him and vote for the play for the Pontiac Game Changing Performance...
07.30.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Hooray, we have cable back. There's been a lot of Badger previews on JSOnline.com among other places. The Big Ten meetings were held last week. Here's your links: First, Position-by-Postion: Running Backs (And At A Glance) Quarterbacks (And At A Glance) Defensive Backs (And At A Glance) Defensive Line (And At A Glance) __ I'm late wi...
03.30.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Last night the Badger men's hockey team did everything they could to silence all the naysayers that said they didn't deserve to be included in the 16-team NCAA championship tournament when the beat the University of Denver 6-2. I actually had to DVR the game and watch it later, so I knew the score before I started watching it. Through 2 periods, there was little sign that this game was going to en...
Friday, March 28, 2008


Tonight you can watch the Badgers take on Cinderella Davidson in the Sweet 16 starting at 5:30pm on CBS 5 with a half hour special look at Wisconsin's run.
03.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
After losing their opening series in the WCHA tournament two games to none to St. Cloud State, the general consensus was that the Badger men's hockey team was going to fall short of the NCAA tournament. But today the tournament field was announced live on ESPN2 (?????) and Wisconsin got a bid!From UWBadgers.comMen’s Hockey Gains NCAA BerthMADISON, Wis.For the 23rd time in school history, and for...
03.22.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
The best part of this MU team is knowing that when one of the big name guys has an off night, the rest of the team has the ability to pick up the slack. We saw that throughout the season when Dominic James struggled/was injured and we saw it during this game when Wesley Matthews struggled from the field going just 2 of 10.Of course, he also proved that being cold from the floor didn't mean he was ...
03.17.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
This is a New York Times article on college athletes and the reality of just how little their scholarships cover. Keep in mind while you're reading this just how much money schools make off their athletic programs. The article is a part of a series on scholarships the paper is running. There's a sidebar on the left-hand side of the above linked article that links to all the related articles th...
03.16.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
With a win over Illinois in the Big Ten tournament today, this year's team became the first Wisconsin team ever to win both the regular season and tournament championships.Congratulations also go to Marcus Landry who was named Most Outstanding Player of the tournament.Michael Flowers was named to the all tournament team.Subsequently, we got the shaft and received a #3 seed in the NCAA tournament. ...