1. Super Bowl XLVI: Who Wins?

    In honor of David Letterman, who just this past week celebrated his 30th year in late-night television, here are the Top Ten things you need to know about Super Bowl XLVI happening Sunday night in Indianapolis (hey, Letterman’s from Indiana...

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  2. Goats, Colts, A Fallen Lion, And A Very Rich Prince

    Just because something is interesting doesn’t mean that it’s good. Case in point: This last week in sports, which was loaded with games and events that many of us couldn’t ...

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  3. Is The Arrow Pointing Down On The Green Bay Packers?

    When my visit to my parents’ home over the recent holidays was coming to a close, I found myself doing the clichéd “look back” before leaving...

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  4. NFC Divisional Playoffs: Could The Giants Win?

    I guess you can’t blame Wisconsin sports fans for feeling pessimistic in 2012. The list of things to grumble about has gotten pretty long in the New Year: The Badgers’ ...

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  5. Top 10 2011 Wisconsin Sports Highlights (Part 2 of 2)

    As my mentor Casey Kasem used to say (well, in addition to “you can’t come out of an untempo record with a death dedication”), let’s get back to the countdown: 5...

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  6. Top 10 2011 Wisconsin Sports Highlights (Part 1 of 2)

    No doubt, a lot of lousy events happened in 2011. Steve Carell did not win a much-deserved Emmy for his final season of The Office . “Boston Rob” Mariano came back yet again on Survivor (and, unlike Carell, won)...

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  7. Who Can Beat The Packers?

    The weekend of December 10 & 11 wasn’t a great one for Wisconsin sports fans. Oh sure, the Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team churned out a predictable if uninspiring ...

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  8. Big Ten Championship Game: A Deserving Sequel

    All sequels are not created equal. For every The Godfather Part II or The Empire Strikes Back or Aliens , there are a hundred forgotten follow-ups...

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  9. Nittany Lions/Badgers Preview: Division On The Line

    Even Sean Penn Is More Popular Than Penn State These Days. You have to hand it to the Big Ten and its commissioner Jim Delaney. I think they know what they’re doing...

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  10. Wisconsin/Illini Preview: Illinois To Continue Free Fallin'

    I’m begrudgingly accepting that, even though the calendar says we’re still a week away from Thanksgiving, the holiday season is indeed here...

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  11. Badgers/Gophers Preview: The Axe Factor

    The Paul Bunyan Axe has spent more time in Wisconsin over the last eight years than Bernie Brewer. It’s been a bad week. The compact disc is apparently on its way out ...

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  12. Badgers/Boilermakers Preview: The Bucky Bounce Back

    For Wisconsin sports fans, the month of October was filled with decisively more tricks than treats. Sure, the Green Bay Packers continued to distance themselves from the rest of ...

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  13. Badgers/Spartans Preview: Beating The East Lansing Blues

    Let the games begin. And no, that’s not a reference to Sunday’s Packers/Vikings tilt, another likely blowout Packers victory that on the surface has about as much potential drama and intrigue as a typical episode of Calliou ...

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  14. Wisconsin/Indiana Preview: Where's The Mercy Rule?

    David Letterman is one great Hoosier. One more than Wisconsin fans will see at Saturday's Homecoming game vs. Indiana. This weekend at Camp Randall. Indiana at Wisconsin...

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  15. Quarterbacks Talking Smack

    This just in: NFL quarterbacks are an egotistical lot. I mean, they almost have to be. Billion-dollar businesses depend on them. They are largely responsible for the livelihood of numerous coaches and players and their families...

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  16. Badgers/Huskers Preview: Good Times For Wisconsin Sports Fans

    I wonder if Lee Corso has plans for after the game? No doubt about it, there have been better times to be living in Wisconsin. Political turmoil. Budget woes. Wages falling...

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  17. Badgers Season Preview 2011: Believe The Hype

    Will These NC State Fans Watch Russell Wilson Bring The Heisman Back To Madison? Or Will Russell Wilson Make Badger Fans Long For Nipsey Russell? Or Wilson Phillips? (You See Where I'm Going With This ...

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  18. The Case For The Preseason

    Nyjer Who? Baseball fans, broadcasters, even players and managers – regardless of their team’s record – must get highly annoyed this time of year...

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  19. Unsettling Questions For Unsettling Times

    These are unsettling times. Stocks are fluctuating more wildly and unpredictably than Kirstie Alley’s weight. Rioting in London seems to be as widespread as Doctor Who reruns on BBC America...

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  20. The Time Is Now For The Milwaukee Brewers

    Bye Kids! I'm On My Way To Packers Training Camp! Major League Baseball’s All-Star break, much like a birthday, anniversary, DVD audio commentary, or the 40th anniversary ...

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  21. Remember The King

    I saw Larry King this morning on The View . The appearance kind of made me feel sorry for him. First of all, the guy’s 77 and looks every bit of it...

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  22. 5 Thoughts On the Milwaukee Brewers, Green Bay Packers and Miscellaneous Items

    Since when did Easter get as exhausting as Christmas? When I was a kid, my parents threw a bunch of candy in a basket and hid it in a predictable spot in the house (clothes dryer, ...

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  23. Hitting .300: Milwaukee Brewers 2011 Season Preview

    It seems all too appropriate that my 300th Fan Interference (formerly known by the much-less creative title of C3K Sports Blog) blog post is my annual Brewers/baseball season preview...

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  24. 2011 NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin vs. Butler Preview, Who's Elite?

    Sometimes, though not as often as I’d like, life is good. And not just because there are two new flavors of Diet Mountain Dew now in stores. Nope, I’m talking about the fact that I still have life in one of my March Madness pools...

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  25. March Madness 2011 Bracket: Wisconsin-Kansas State Preview—Who Survives?

    Yes, Virginia, there was a No. 4 seed that went down in defeat during Thursday’s so-called “second round” of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. But unlike many of the pundits had predicted, the No...

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