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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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  • The Super 16 rankings: Ohio State rises here too

    The Super 16 rankings: Ohio State rises here too
    Rankman is flabbergasted Ohio State somehow pole-vaulted to No. 4 in the final Super 16 ranking, just as it did in the College Football Playoffs final ranking. There was only one way it could happen: a 59-0 win over Wisconsin with the Buckeyes' third-...
  • Rose Bowl will still be a highlight of college football bowl season

    Rumors of the death of the Rose Bowl game are, once again, greatly exaggerated. The old girl hasn't lost a step. That's true, even though college football will play for the big title elsewhere to end this season. And probably elsewhere for seasons to...
  • Ranking the college football bowl games from No. 38 to No. 1

    The postseason is one "Kokomo Bowl" from becoming the next verse in a Beach Boys song: "Miami, Bahamas, come on pretty mamma, Camellia, and Boca, this is not a joke-a." Four new bowl games plus the extra championship game means the process of picking...
  • Nittany Lions men's basketball program looking outside the trees for growth

    Nittany Lions men's basketball program looking outside the trees for growth
    Whether D.J. Newbill is knocking down perimeter jump shots or getting into the lane with a combination of athleticism and size, the senior guard can do damage from virtually anywhere on the court. Averaging a team-best 21.4 points per game, Newbill is a...
  • Underdogs such as Virginia Tech will determine ACC's bowl success

    Eleven ACC teams are bowling in nine states, in venues from Yankee Stadium to the Rose Bowl. Agendas and stakes vary, not to mention quality of opponents. But there are three overarching storylines: **Unlike its four power-conference colleagues, the...
  • 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...
  • NIU coach Rod Carey doesn't succumb to 'silly season' chatter

    NIU coach Rod Carey doesn't succumb to 'silly season' chatter
    As college football coaches redefine the term commitment every December, Rod Carey coined a phrase that helps him cope. "I call it the silly season,'' the Northern Illinois coach said Monday from Boca Raton, Fla. "There's more rumors than truths. That's...
  • NFL Week 16: Schedule plan means fantastic finishes in division races

    The fix is in — and it's working. Five seasons ago, confronted with the problem of playoff-bound teams resting starters and coasting into the postseason, the NFL began scheduling only division games for the final week of the season. The theory...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten bowl picks

     Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten bowl picks
    Did you catch Central Michigan's Hail Mary/Cal lateral play at the end of the Bahamas Bowl? My immediate thought: I can't believe that didn't happen to Northwestern. The Wildcats didn't qualify for a bowl this season, but 10 Big Ten teams will line up to...
  • Northwestern coach Chris Collins not afraid to shake things up

    Northwestern coach Chris Collins not afraid to shake things up
    Chris Collins coaches the way you and I would. He was so disgusted with Northwestern's Dec. 17 home loss to Central Michigan, he changed the pregame routine. He removed the locker-room chairs so his players would stay upright and lathered as they...
  • Finally at full strength, Terps ready for showtime

    Finally at full strength, Terps ready for showtime
    It's almost showtime for Mark Turgeon and Maryland, who will make their Big Ten debut Tuesday at Michigan State, and there is every reason to believe they are ready to take the next step in what has been an amazing transformation. How amazing? Well,...