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UW Hockey Goaltending Assignment Up In The Air

(Madison, WI)  —  A rough outing by All-American Kyle Hayton and a good relief appearance by Jack Berry adds questions to Wisconsin’s goaltending situation. Berry had 40 saves in the 3-2 win at Minnesota. He relieved Hayton after the graduate transfer surrendered five goals on 19 shots Friday. Even though the Badgers are winning more, More >

Wisconsin Returns To NCAA Regional Round For 5th Straight Time

(Stanford, CA)  —  Playing in the regional round of the NCAA volleyball championship has become the norm for Wisconsin. The Badgers have made it this far five straight seasons, even though they are unseeded this time. Wisconsin faces Stanford in a regional semifinal Friday at 10 pm.  The winner of that match will take on More >

Jones TD In Overtime Gives Pack 26-20 Win

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Aaron Jones only carried the ball once in the Packers’ game Sunday, but his 20 yard touchdown gave Green Bay a 26-20 win. The overtime win got the Packers back to the .500 mark at 6-6 and leaves then two games behind Carolina in the Wild Card race with four games More >

Badgers To Meet Miami In Orange Bowl

(Madison, WI)  —  The Wisconsin Badgers have been chosen to play in the Orange Bowl December 30th. The opponents for the 12-1 Badgers will be the Miami Hurricane. Coach Paul Chryst’s team had hoped to be playing in the College Football Playoffs, but Saturday’s 27-21 loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten Conference Championship More >

Badgers, Current & Former, Have Big Presence On 2 National Teams

(St. Paul, MN)  —  Wisconsin Badger senior Annie Pankowski will be joined by four former Badgers on the US women’s national hockey team next Sunday. The US will take on the Canadian national team in a televised exhibition game at 3:00 pm in the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Also on the US More >

Brewers Rejected By Japanese Super Star

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Shohei Ohtani won’t be joining the Milwaukee Brewers. The team was notified it didn’t make the cut in the bidding for the two-way Japanese super star. Major league teams were told Sunday which ones would advance to face-to-face meetings with Ohtani’s representatives. The 23-year-old is called the “Babe Ruth of Japan” because More >

Taylor Could Still Set Freshman Rushing Record In FBS

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin freshman Jonathan Taylor has one more game as he tries to set the record for rushing yardage by a first-year player. He was held to just 41 yards on 15 carries by the Ohio State defense Saturday.  Taylor has 1,847 yards as the Orange Bowl game approaches December 30th. The all-time More >

High School Sports Scores from 12/1/17

Boys High School Varsity Basketball Mauston 79, Westfield 46 Wisconsin Dells 86, Nekoosa 67 Hillsboro 63, Viroqua 55 Wonewoc-Center 62, Weston 15 Tomah 59, West Salem 50 Girls High School Varsity Basketball Mauston 35, Westfield 42 Wisconsin Dells 65, Nekoosa 38 Cashton 52, Royall 42 New Lisbon 32, Bangor 83 Brookwood 52, Necedah 38 Boys More >

Perimeter Defense Leads Bucks Past Portland 103-91

(Portland, OR)  —  The Portland Trailblazers were held to six of 23 shooting on 3-pointers in a 103-91 loss to Milwaukee Thursday night.  Khris Middleton led Bucks scoring with 26 points and Eric Bledsoe added 25. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots. In addition to off-the-mark shooting, the Blazers committed More >

Badgers, Golden Eagles Meet In NCAA Volleyball Tournament 1st Round

(Ames, IA)  —  Wisconsin and Marquette meet in the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament this afternoon in Ames, Iowa.  It’s the 21st tournament appearance for the Badgers. The match against the Golden Eagles starts at 4:00 pm in Hilton Coliseum.  Marquette built a 22-9 record in the regular season, while Wisconsin was 20-9.  More >