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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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  • Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon headlines year of the running back

    Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon headlines year of the running back
    Where's everyone running off to? It's time to give credit where credit is due. After being marginalized, pushed aside, passed over and relegated to the second or third rounds of the NFL Draft, it's suddenly cool to be a running back. From Wisconsin'...
  • Cardale Jones, known for ill-advised tweet, takes stage for Ohio State

    Cardale Jones, known for ill-advised tweet, takes stage for Ohio State
    At Ohio State, they rave about Cardale Jones' size, running ability and arm strength. "He has a cannon," coach Urban Meyer said. That makes Jones a loose cannon with a cannon. Until this week the redshirt sophomore was mainly known for a tweet that...
  • Pac-12 is benefiting the most from craziness of new playoff system

    A wise man wrote last July, "The BCS was a torture chamber to the Pac-12 and the league should rejoice its death." Wait, that was me! The first playoff season is off to a beautiful-mess start, with the 12-person selection committee trying to white-...
  • Family at forefront for Tribune Silver Football winner Melvin Gordon

    Family at forefront for Tribune Silver Football winner Melvin Gordon
    Three words will dance in Melvin Gordon's head Saturday during the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York. You've already won. Gordon's father has told him that time and again, so it won't matter when Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota steps onto the...
  • Fired up about College Football Playoff; about firings, not so much

    A thrilling next-to-last football weekend was briefly interrupted Sunday when Nebraska announced it had fired Bo Pelini for winning only nine games, or more, in each of his seven seasons. "Nine-win Bo," a higher-expectations knockoff slam of "Seven-...
  • After another 5-7 season, NU must examine everything in program

    After another 5-7 season, NU must examine everything in program
    The Northwestern players exited Ryan Field quickly, ceding their turf to the victorious men in orange and white. As is custom, every Wildcat tapped a sign that says TRUST YOURSELF on their way out. Truth is, the motto for this Northwestern offseason...
  • College football on TV: What to watch this weekend

    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on the weekend, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: FRIDAY Houston (6-4) at Southern Methodist (0-10) 9 a.m., CBS Sports Network (CBSSN)...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Last week I declared I was "fading" my picks, selecting the opposite of what I thought would transpire in hopes of ending a nasty slump. So what happened? You could have predicted this. I went 2-5 in my published picks, meaning I would have thrived...
  • Heralded Duke freshmen embrace old-school fundamentals

    Less than a month into what figures to be their lone season together, Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones already have produced enough highlights to fill your nightly sportscast. Indeed, expect the commanding Okafor, wiry Winslow and inventive...
  • There were highs and lows aplenty during Big Ten season

    There were highs and lows aplenty during Big Ten season
    Let's all breathe a sigh of relief. The wussification of America is not complete. Gary Andersen scared us there with his Monday comments regarding the Paul Bunyan Axe. The Wisconsin coach said that the axe, a super-cool trophy awarded to the Minnesota-...
  • 4-warned: Final week did little to sort out College Football Playoff

    Alabama and Oregon locked up the top two bids easily, and early. The hard part is now being finalized on lockdown in Grapevine, Texas, where a 12-person selection committee, ensconced in a boardroom at the Gaylord Resort Hotel, has volunteered to figure...