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Wisconsin Badgers

Wisconsin Badgers
The Badgers are the athletic teams at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. The teams compete in the Big Ten conference and the school colors are red and white. The school has won 27 NCAA titles, including six in hockey. Well-known athletes and coaches include Barry Alvarez, Pat Richter, Alan Ameche, Elroy Hirsh, Bob Johnson, Jeff Sauer, Mark Johnson, Joe Thomas, Jolene Anderson, Billy Marek, Alando Tucker, Pat O'Dea, Jim Mott and Ron Dayne.
The Badgers are the athletic teams at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. The teams compete in the Big Ten conference and the school colors are red and white. The school has won 27 NCAA titles, including six in hockey. Well-known athletes and coaches include Barry Alvarez, Pat Richter, Alan Ameche, Elroy Hirsh, Bob Johnson, Jeff Sauer, Mark Johnson, Joe Thomas, Jolene Anderson, Billy Marek, Alando Tucker, Pat O'Dea, Jim Mott and Ron Dayne. « Show less

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  • No question, these 20 are the best

    The holidays can be stressful, and once the Christmas season hits, free time is precious. Thus, in the holiday spirit of selflessness, here is our top 20 (of the 35 games) to help you best adjust your calendar around the holidays. 20. Holiday Bowl,...
  • Doesn't pay to live in past

    Tradition clearly is overrated. Nostalgia is for saps. "If memories were all I sang," Rick Nelson once sang, "I'd rather drive a truck." You would think history might mean more in a sport that produced "Win one for the Gipper," but this is no time to be...
  • Chris Dufresne's college football rankings

    1. Alabama (4-0): Took everything out of Arkansas, including Bear Bryant. (1) 2. LSU (4-0): Only an SEC team could allow 463 passing yards and move up. (3) 3. Oklahoma (3-0): Cover-2: Bob Stoops 100 percent for joining Pac-12 and 100 percent for staying...
  • Don't change that dial

    It's never over until it's over. Arkansas and Illinois rallied from double-digit deficits for exciting wins over Texas A&M and Northwestern, respectively. Navy and TCU also had big rallies but fell short in overtime. The Luke Fickell Era may be a...
  • Maryland to play Wisconsin in football

    Maryland to play Wisconsin in football
    You can add Wisconsin to the list of nonconference opponents the Terps will face in future years. Maryland said today that it has agreed to a two-year, home-and-home football series with the Badgers -- but not until 2020. Maryland will play in Madison...
  • Sweet 16: C.J. Fair, Syracuse

    Sweet 16: C.J. Fair, Syracuse
    C.J. Fair considers himself "a top wing player in the country." This season, the former City star will get a chance to prove it. Fresh off summer appearances at the LeBron James and Kevin Durant skills academies, Fair is confident that his junior...
  • Edsall ranked 65th among college football coaches by The Sporting News

    Edsall ranked 65th among college football coaches by The Sporting News
    The 2012 college football season is still months away, but those who oversee its coverage at The Sporting News did their best this week to turn some of the attention away from the NFL’s concussion controversy, the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs,...
  • Ex-Terp Danny O'Brien ready to 'bounce back' as Wisconsin's starting quarterback

    Ex-Terp Danny O'Brien ready to 'bounce back' as Wisconsin's starting quarterback
    Danny O'Brien  received some startling news last Tuesday. After finishing up practice with the Wisconsin football team, the former Maryland quarterback heard from a few of his old teammates. C.J. Brown, the man who took O'Brien's starting job 10 months...
  • Which Big Ten teams win, surprise in 2012?

    Ball carries Badgers Colleen Kane Chicago Tribune Wisconsin's Montee Ball will repeat as Big Ten offensive player of the year and carry the Badgers to a second consecutive conference title-game victory. Playing within a weakened division due to Ohio...
  • NFL mock draft roundup: Who will the Ravens pick?

    NFL mock draft roundup: Who will the Ravens pick?
    We are less than three months away from the 2012 NFL draft. We have plenty of Ravens draft coverage in the works, but we are focused on tying up the loose ends from the 2011 season. In the meantime, to quench your thirst for draft coverage, here is a...
  • Which college team is the biggest surprise?

    Virginia Tech's a wreck Desmond Conner Hartford Courant Virginia Tech was a 101/2-point favorite against Pittsburgh, an 0-2 team that embarrassingly lost its season opener to Youngstown State and, subsequently, looked awful in its loss to Cincinnati....
  • Terps Trio: Maryland vs. West Virginia, Danny O'Brien and Kam Williams

    Terps Trio: Maryland vs. West Virginia, Danny O'Brien and Kam Williams
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland  sports. What is the mood of Maryland's football program heading to West Virginia on Saturday as a four-touchdown...
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  • MICA exhibit explores the history and revival of Baltimore burlesque

    MICA exhibit explores the history and revival of Baltimore burlesque
    Sunny Sighed remembers her first exposure to modern burlesque very well. She loved it, but never dreamed she'd soon be a part of it.
  • Zero tolerance? Yeah, that'll work

    Modern frontiers in fatuity: Last week at Jim Romenesko's website, we learned that Chris Quinn, the content chief of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, was so incensed about the profusion of typographical errors at Cleveland.com that he announced a zero...

    In a word: espantoon

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  ESPANTOON Baltimore can boast the contribution of a word to...

    Ruffling feathers [Editorial]

    Ruffling feathers  [Editorial]
    Every once in a while, a media kerfuffle arrives that succeeds in elevating some banal stupidity to unimaginable heights of urgency and importance. At the center of the frenzy is usually some basic cable TV program of questionable artistic merit but...

    Merely to provoke you

    H.L. Mencken published his occasional essays under the heading "Prejudices," his avowed and oft-repeated intention to "stir up the animals." In my own little way, I have tried to honor his example at this blog, realizing, of course, that every time I...