Big Ten

Weeks off don't always come at a good time for football teams, but the breaks broke right for the Badgers and Packers. A bye last week gave UW a chance to recover from a painful loss to Michigan State and prepare more

Nov 7, 2012 12:47 AM More Sports

Lofty expectations are terrific for a sports team—if they're fulfilled. Just ask the Packers how they feel about the “15-1, then one and done” sequel to a Super Bowl title. Now it's the... more

Aug 29, 2012 12:00 AM More Sports

I'm not dumb enough to pretend this is going to go away,” Ryan Braun said after winning his appeal of a positive drug test and avoiding a 50-game suspension. Indeed, Dino Laurenzi Jr., who collected Braun's urine sample, was just as forc... more

Mar 7, 2012 12:00 AM More Sports

The Big Ten Hockey Conference hasn't stated playing yet, but their proposal for conference playoffs had caused quite a few ripples in the Wisconsin sports landscape.The Badgers' current conference, the WCHA, holds their conference playoff, the Fi.. more

Feb 7, 2012 3:11 AM More Sports

Well the holes in the defense and special teams were evident and the Badgers almost blew it again, but this time it was the Badgers that prevailed.It was basically a Hail Mary that set the Badgers up for the game-winning score as Russell Wilson t.. more

Dec 3, 2011 5:03 AM More Sports

With the regular season Big Ten schedule having wrapped up, the media and coaches selected their awards recipients. Many of the awards were created or re-named to go along with the new, two division Big Ten. Montee Ball was named the initial rec.. more

Nov 30, 2011 12:02 AM More Sports

The Badgers refusal/inability to adapt to the Ohio State defense last night cost them the game. Ohio State knew that the heart of the Badger offense was the run game and they came prepared to keep Montee Ball in check. If you remove the late-i.. more

Oct 30, 2011 8:30 PM More Sports

Heading into last year's Rose Bowl season, that Badgers were ranked 12. The week they played the Rose Bowl, they were 4/5. They ended up 7/8 after losing the Rose Bowl and ending the season 11-2.Heading into 2009, the Badgers were unranked, but f.. more

Oct 30, 2011 8:16 PM More Sports

Last season was close to ideal for fans of the Wisconsin football team. The Badgers rolled to a share of the Big Ten title, thanks in part to one of the program's greatest victories, a 31-18 smackdown of Ohio State in Madison. A loss to Mic... more

Aug 23, 2011 12:00 AM More Sports

The Big Ten football writers have chosen Bret Bielema as the best coach in the league (right now). An informal poll garnered him seven of 24 first-place votes. With the NFL lockout having come to a close, its been a Free Agent frenzy for undra.. more

Jul 26, 2011 4:49 PM More Sports

The divisions will be called Legends and Leaders and break down this way:The Leaders division will feature Illinois, Indiana, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin.The Legends division will have Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota,.. more

Dec 13, 2010 4:40 PM More Sports

Yesterday the Big Ten Conference announced the divisions they will be using for football starting next season when Nebraska joins the league.They are:Division 1 - Wisconsin, Ohio State, Penn State, Illinois, Indiana and Purdue. Division 2 - Mic.. more

Sep 2, 2010 4:12 PM More Sports

Thanks to the Badger Men's basketball Twitter feed for this link.Read up on how attending St. John's Military Academy in Delavan changed life for Trevon Hughes. more

Feb 3, 2010 1:21 AM More Sports

No news sources reporting it yet, so it’s just conjecture, but this site is saying the student-athletes were told about it this weekend and official announcement will come on Thursday.The same site says it sets up a natural rivalry with Penn Sta.. more

Feb 3, 2010 1:15 AM More Sports

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Sep 9, 2009 12:00 AM A&E Feature 2 Comments

One year shy of its 30th anniversary, Milwaukee’s Irish Fest once again transforms the Summerfest grounds into a haven for Celtic culture. This year’s festival features musical performances from artist 3 Pints Gone, Gaelic Storm, The Red Ho... more

Aug 14, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The story concerns the kidnapping of the U.S. delegate to a G20 trade summit. It's a short Ulysses' Crewmen ,Theater more

Aug 12, 2009 12:00 AM Theater 2 Comments

Purveying the catchiest kind of contemporary Latin jazz, De La Buena has developed a large local following made up of both fans of traditional Latin rhythms as well as newcomers alike. The group is one of Milwaukee’s most in-demand, playing... more

Aug 5, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Like many outsider musicians, Daniel Johnston’s work has a childlike quality to it, but it’s also riff with darker themes that have intrigued performers for decades—artists as disparate at Pearl Jam, Bright Eyes and Okkervil River have a more

Aug 5, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Following the jam-band business model even though they don’t much care for jamming, Guster has gradually built their following by encouraging tape trading and touring colleges like the one that spawned them 18 year’s ago, Tufts University. ... more

Jul 2, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee