1. Wisconsin Football: 5 Bold Predictions for James White's 2013-14 Season

    Replacing now-Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema at Wisconsin and moving forward into the "Coach A" era will be the easiest task ahead of coach Gary Andersen, who can only stare as ...

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  2. Greg Jennings' Vikings Signing a Blessing in Disguise for Packers

    For the last several years, the Green Bay Packers have been credited time and time again with having one of the deepest wide receiver corps in the NFL ...

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  3. MLB Hall of Fame: It Should Include Bonds, Clemens, McGwire and Sosa, but How?

    In an era where every player who has Hall of Fame-worthy numbers is scrutinized under the harshest of microscopes, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa have become ...

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  4. Wisconsin Badgers: Freshman QB Joel Stave to Start Against UTEP

    After three games of offensive ineptitude, it appears head coach Bret Bielema and the Badgers coaching staff have decided to end the Danny O'Brien era at Wisconsin, for now, according to a Wisconsin State Journal report ...

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  5. Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun Wins Appeal, No 50-Game Suspension

    According to multiple reports by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and USA Today , among others, the arbitration panel in charge of the appeal has sided with the All-Star Ryan ...

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  6. Kobe Bryant's Personal Battles Are Fueling His MVP-Level Play This Season

    It's happening again. One of the best NBA players of all time has entered full "screw you" mode, and unleashed his full talents on the basketball world, and damned be the individuals or teams who try to contain him...

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  7. WWE Rumors: Is Brock Lesnar Making a Return to the WWE After UFC 141 Loss?

    Brock Lesnar said tonight was his last fight in the Octagon. After his loss to Alistair Overeem, Lesnar may be moving on to greener pastures, as he told Joe Rogan during the UFC 141 pay-per-view telecast that he intended to retire from the UFC...

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  8. Wisconsin Football: Why We Should Have Seen in-Conference Losses Coming

    When Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson stepped on campus at the University of Wisconsin, he brought with him expectations. Firstly, winning the Big Ten again and potentially more...

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  9. Ranking the Greatest All-Time Traditions in Wisconsin Badgers Football History

    With age, comes tradition. It's true for family get-togethers and it's true with any long-running college football program. Traditions perfected over time, take root for either historical or team rally reasons...

    Tommy Torkelson Written by Tommy Torkelson about 3 years ago 2,143 reads 2 comments

  10. Wisconsin Football 2011: Midseason Report Card

    Entering this season, the Badgers acquired former NC State quarterback Russell Wilson and with that acquisition, brought many expectations onto themselves for 2011. Win the Big Ten...

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  11. 5 Reasons Why Matt Cassel Is a Top-10 Quarterback in 2011

    Players love nothing more than winning championships, but if they'd love something as a very close second, it's when upper management in the team places the right pieces around them, so they can reach their potential...

    Tommy Torkelson Written by Tommy Torkelson about over 3 years ago 1,221 reads 11 comments

  12. NBA Lockout: CBA Changes NBA Must Make During Lockout

    The NBA has something the NHL, MLB or even the NFL lack. Facial recognition of nearly all of its stars, even on a casual fan level...

    Tommy Torkelson Written by Tommy Torkelson about over 3 years ago 1,353 reads 11 comments

  13. 2011 NFL Playoffs: Why Aaron Rodgers Needs a Super Bowl More Than Mark Sanchez

    Aaron Rodgers has gone from doing his best Keanu Reeves impersonation, replacing the diva quarterback Brett Favre after he mulled retirement one too many times, to being lauded as one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL today...

    Tommy Torkelson Written by Tommy Torkelson about almost 4 years ago 1,846 reads 44 comments

  14. NFL Players Should Stop Whining About Fines and Suspensions for Hard Hits

    The NFL has made its reputation as a sports league for fans who want to see crazy catches, amazingly accurate quarterbacks and hard-hitting players on the defensive side of the ball...

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  15. BCS Rankings 2010: Breaking Down the Wisconsin Badgers

    It's finally here, folks. The first BCS rankings of the college football season. Entering the season, plenty of expectations were placed on the 2010 Wisconsin Badgers team. Be the best rushing attack in the Big Ten...

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  16. Gilbert Arenas: Fake Injury Proves Washington Wizards' Star Still Doesn't Get It

    Gilbert Arenas has seen his popularity and public image fall faster than my GPA when Halo 2 came out...

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  17. Report: Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers Has a Concussion

    The Green Bay Packers entered Washington as one of the most injury-riddled teams in the NFL . Having lost starting running back Ryan Grant, linebackers Nick Barnett and Brandon ...

    Tommy Torkelson Written by Tommy Torkelson about 4 years ago 890 reads 23 comments

  18. Wisconsin Football: How John Clay Saved His Job Against Minnesota

    As any Badgers fan could tell you, John Clay hasn't been John Clay this season. He's been hesitant with his cuts and runs on misdirections, and he's had trouble plowing through people that he would have easily run through last season...

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  19. Minnesota Vikings: Vikes' 'Big Three' Are Taking Their Talents To Twin Cities

    Over the summer, the two biggest stories were the return of Brett Favre , and LeBron James' "Decision" to join new teammates Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami . The new trio in Miami were dubbed "The Big Three...

    Tommy Torkelson Written by Tommy Torkelson about 4 years ago 287 reads 2 comments

  20. Randy Moss Trade Rumors: Patriots WR Headed for Minnesota?

    Twitter strikes again. After an accidental tweet by "Sports Guy" Bill Simmons of ESPN's Page 2, trade rumors have circulated that New England Patriots receiver Randy Moss is on the trading block and that the Minnesota Vikings are interested...

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  21. Wisconsin Football: What To Expect Of The Badgers 2010 Season After Loss To MSU

    Against Michigan State, the Badgers encountered their first capable opponent. An opponent, who was able to capitalize on mistakes the Badgers made, and fight back when they made their own mistakes...

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  22. Unlucky Bucky: Wisconsin Badgers Run Into Tough Michigan State Team, Fall 24-34

    Entering Saturday, the Badgers (now 4-1) had not shown any indication of what team they were going to be...

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  23. Wisconsin Football: Weak Out-Of-Conference Games Hurting Badgers?

    For years now, the Wisconsin Badgers have been scheduling weak out-of-conference games to powder puff their way into Big Ten conference play. Some would argue this hasn't been beneficial...

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  24. Don Nelson Out As Golden State Warriors Coach: Rapid Reaction

    Just months after Golden State Warriors longtime coach Don Nelson passed Lenny Wilkens on the all-time wins list, he is to be replaced by assistant Keith Smart...

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  25. Wisconsin Football: Austin Peay Governors Coming To Madison With No Expectations

    The Austin Peay Governors (named after the Governor by the same name who served Tennessee from 1923-27) are coming to Madison with very low expectations...

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