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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 >

Atlantic Coast Conference Dominates ACC/Big Ten Challenge

(East Lansing, MI)  —  Two questions emerge from the ACC, Big Ten Challenge is this a down year for the Big Ten and can anyone in the conference challenge Michigan State. The Spartans’ dominating 81-63 win over Notre Dame Thursday gave the Big Ten just three wins in 14 games. Coach Tom Izzo’s team emerged More >

Tender Shoulder Sidelines Badger Guard Davison

(Madison, WI)  —  It isn’t clear if freshman guard Brad Davison will be available when the Wisconsin Badgers host Ohio State Saturday night.  The team’s second-leading scorer didn’t practice Thursday. Davison injured the shoulder during a loss to Baylor in the Hall of Fame Classic and seemed to reinjure it in the loss to Virginia More >

Men’s Hockey Starts Conference Season At Minnesota

(Minneapolis, MN)  —  Coach Tony Granato’s Wisconsin men’s hockey team plays at Minnesota in a Big Ten Conference road series.  The Border Battle begins Friday night at 3M Arena at Mariucci at 7:00 pm.  Wisconsin brings a 9-6-2 record into the contest.  The Gophers are an almost identical 9-6-1.  Wisconsin should get an idea of More >

Record Setting Threes Give Marquette A Blowout Victory

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  A record setting three point barrage gives the Marquette men’s basketball team a 95-69 blowout of Chicago State on Wednesday night in Milwaukee. The Golden Eagles made 18 three pointers, breaking the team’s old mark of 15 set three times since 1994, and Markus Howard hit eleven shots from downtown, breaking Marquette’s More >

Other College Hoops: UWM Men, Badger Women Both Win

(Undated)  —  The UW Milwaukee men get a second half spurt in winning at Northern Illinois, 75-62 Wednesday night to improve to 5-2 for new coach Pat Baldwin. The Panthers were down by one with about nine minutes left, when they went on a 14-6 run to start pulling away, and UWM shot a season More >