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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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  • Three No. 1 seeds in the Final Four

    If you liked the look of last year's Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition. One game — Kentucky vs. Wisconsin — is not only a matchup of two No. 1 seeds, it's a replay of last year's semifinal won by Kentucky, 74-73. Seventh-seeded...
  • Wisconsin Final Four team has a family tree with deep coaching roots

     Wisconsin Final Four team has a family tree with deep coaching roots
    As the Wisconsin Badgers embark on a mission not impossible in the NCAA Final Four on Saturday, it might be useful, as you watch, to understand their roots. They are a mosaic of hand-me-downs. Their game against Kentucky, 38-0 and presumably...
  • Bucky Badger is the people's Final Four candidate

    Bucky Badger is the people's Final Four candidate
    Forgive me for injecting politics into sports, but I can't help feeling like beleaguered voter as I look at the Final Four. Duke would be Jeb Bush. Kentucky would be Hillary Clinton. I would be ready for somebody new, and I suspect I'm not the only...
  • Wisconsin's Kaminsky, Duke's Okafor Head Up 2014-15 AP All-America Team

    Wisconsin's Kaminsky, Duke's Okafor Head Up 2014-15 AP All-America Team
    Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are as different as stories can be in college basketball. The two, however, have a lot in common — both are in the Final Four and both were the top selections on The Associated Press's 2014-15 All-America team....
  • After amazing freshman year, Beecher's Taylor Johnson pumped for more

    After amazing freshman year, Beecher's Taylor Johnson pumped for more
    When Taylor Johnson decided she wanted to play softball, she hit the ground running. And running. And running. "I remember once hitting a ground ball and I just kept going," she said. "I didn't know I was supposed to stop when I was out. Back then I...
  • Assessing financial impact of ACC's landmark NCAA tournament

    Assessing financial impact of ACC's landmark NCAA tournament
    No school gets rich off the NCAA’s basketball fund. Reach the Final Four like Duke and Kentucky? Exit the first weekend like Virginia, Hampton and VCU? Just miss qualifying like Old Dominion and Richmond? Given the NCAA’s distributions to...
  • Minnesota running back David Cobb on Ravens' radar as draft approaches

    Minnesota running back David Cobb on Ravens' radar as draft approaches
    As the NFL draft approaches, the Ravens have scheduled visits with a number of top running backs. That list includes Wisconsin star Melvin Gordon and Indiana standout Tevin Coleman. Although the Ravens aren't bringing Minnesota running back David Cobb...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Saudi-led airstrikes shake Yemen's capital as Shiite rebels, allies push south toward Aden A series of airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition have shaken Yemen's capital into the early morning amid the group's campaign against Shiite rebels and their...
  • This Final Four will be where elite meet—only blue bloods need apply

    This Final Four will be where elite meet—only blue bloods need apply
    It turned out this wasn't the year for something different, fresh, shiny or new. The world wasn't ready for Notre Dame advancing to its first Final Four since 1978, or Gonzaga marching on to the backdrop of Bing Crosby's "Swinging on a Star." The...
  • Think you know the Final Four teams? You may be surprised

    Think you know the Final Four teams? You may be surprised
    Sorry, Cinderella. That includes you, Gonzaga, who still has never been to the Final Four. This year, it's all about big brother. Uh, as in college basketball powerhouses, not the synonym for an intrusive government. Anyway, they are all stocked...
  • Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66

    With everything at stake, Kentucky didn't panic and played to perfection. The Wildcats made clutch shots, buckled down on fearless Notre Dame and kept their unblemished season intact. The shot at history and another NCAA title are in reach. Andrew...