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Wisconsin Volleyball Ends Season Ranked 12th

(Lexington, KY)  —  Another successful season for the Wisconsin volleyball team ends with the Badgers ranked 12th by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. This is the fifth straight season for Wisconsin to be ranked in the top 15.  The Badgers compiled a 22-10 record, losing in the post-season. The Nebraska Cornhuskers won the national title More >

Falcons Win Eliminates Green Bay Playoff Hopes

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Atlanta Falcons slammed the door on the faint hopes of making the NFL playoffs still held by Green Bay. The Falcons edged Tampa Bay 24-21 Monday night, eliminating the Packers. The last time the Packers missed post-season play was 2008, Aaron Rodgers first season as a starter. No decisions have More >

Rusty After 9 Days Off, Golden Eagles Hold Off Northern Illinois, 79-70

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Markus Howard scored 26 points to lead Marquette to a 79-70 win over Northern Illinois Monday night. The Golden Eagles struggled with poor shooting and foul trouble in their first game after a nine-day break for finals.  Sam Hauser scored 21 points as Marquette’s record improved to 8-3. The Eagles missed 21-of-30 More >

Phoenix Slam Rockford 108-64

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Khalil Small scored 29 points as the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay raced past Rockford Monday night 108-64.  The Phoenix record improves to 5-6. Green Bay had five players in double figures for the non-conference game at the Resch Center. Rockford committed 29 turnovers.  Green Bay hosts Bowling Green Thursday night.

Carolina LB Thomas Davis Apologizes For Hit On Adams

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Carolina linebacker Thomas Davis has been suspended for two games for his hit on Packers wide receiver Davante Adams Sunday. Davis is expected to appeal. He apologized, twice, in the same tweet Monday, telling Adams he respects him as a player and saying he made a mistake. Adams had tweeted earlier More >

Badgers To Honor Frank Kaminsky February 15th

(Madison, WI)  —  Former 2015 National Player of the Year and All-American Frank Kaminsky will be honored by the Wisconsin Badgers February 15th.  Kaminsky’s number 44 jersey will be hoisted into the rafters at the Kohl Center, although the number will remain in use.  Kaminsky plans to attend the ceremony when the Badgers play Purdue. More >

Rodgers Returns, But Packers Lose 31-24

(Charlotte, NC)  —  A 31-24 loss to the Carolina Panthers Sunday has the Green Bay Packers on the edge of elimination from the NFL Playoff picture for the first time since 2008. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned from injured reserve to throw for 290 yards and three touchdowns, but he was intercepted three times. Green Bay More >

Bucks Drop 115-111 Decision To NBA’s Hottest Team — Houston

(Houston, TX)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks stayed close, but never seriously threatened the NBA’s hottest team, losing at Houston Saturday night 115-111.  It was the 13th straight win for the Rockets. At 15-13, the Bucks have fallen into seventh place in the Eastern Conference and second-place Cleveland is next on the schedule Tuesday night. Giannis More >

Badgers Coach Chryst Up For Another Honor

(Madison, WI)  —  His team’s 12-1 record has Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst on a short list for another coaching honor. Chryst was named a finalist for the Dodd Trophy Friday. It is awarded to the nation’s top college football coach “who embodies the award’s three pillars of scholarship, leadership and integrity, both on and off More >

Once A Star — Brewers Hope Gallardo Can Recapture The Magic

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a deal with pitcher Yovani Gallardo.  Drafted by the team in 2004, Gallardo was staff ace for several seasons, leaving three years ago. Gallardo has struggled since then, pitching to a 5.57 ERA in Baltimore and Seattle.  He was more effective after the Mariners switched him More >