Sports

Vikings Maintain Two Game Lead On Pack, Lions In NFC North

(Undated)  –  Minnesota maintains a two game lead in the NFC North after the Vikings won at Washington 38-30. Case Keenum threw four touchdown passes as the Vikes won their fifth straight to improve to 7-2. Detroit is still tied with Green Bay for second, both 5-4 after a 38-24 home win against Cleveland in More >

College Football: Badgers Poll Standings, D3 Playoff Field Unveiled

(Undated)  –  The Wisconsin football team rises one place to Number five in the national media poll, but the Badgers dropped one spot to fourth in the coaches’ survey despite going 10-0 with their home win against Iowa. The Badgers are expected to rise from eighth in the Playoff Rankings when they’re announced Tuesday night, More >

NASCAR: Kenseth Wins At Phoenix, Breaks 51 Race Winless Streak

(Avondale, AZ)  –  Wisconsin NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth ends a losing streak of 51 races with a victory Sunday at the Can Am 500 at the Phoenix Raceway. Kenseth, who’s from Cambridge, passed Chase Elliott to take the lead with nine laps to go. Kenseth won his 39th career race, but unfortunately for him, the More >

College Basketball: Badger Men Crush Yale

(Madison, WI)  –  The Wisconsin men’s basketball team is 2-0 after the season’s first weekend, with an 89-61 home rout of Yale Sunday evening. Four of the Badgers’ five starters scored in double figures, led by junior Khalil Iverson with a career high 17 as the UW had a 46-30 scoring edge in the paint. More >

Other Sports: Champions Tour, College Soccer, AHL Hockey

(Undated)  –  Madison golfer Jerry Kelly finishes in seventh place in his first year on the PGA senior Champions Tour. He dropped one spot from sixth after he placed 22nd in the tour’s final playoff event, the Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Phoenix at minus seven 206 for 54 holes, eight shots behind Kevin Sutherland More >

Packers Prep For Bears

(Green Bay, WI) — The Packers are doing their best to put the Martellus Bennett soap opera aside and get ready to play the Bears in Chicago Sunday. Defensive tackle Kenny Clark expects a heavy dose of the running game from the Bears, as their rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky slowly gains experience. Trubisky has started More >

State Native QB Opposes Badgers In Huge Game For Both Teams

(Madison, WI) — A Wisconsin native will be the quarterback for Iowa against the Badgers Saturday in one of the biggest games of the year for both teams. Sophomore Nate Stanley of Menomonie became the starter for the 25th ranked Hawkeyes this year. Stanley has thrown for 1,929 yards and 22 touchdowns with only four More >

Basketball: College Opening Day, Bledsoe Has First Practice With Bucks

(Undated) — It’s Opening Day for men’s college basketball, and three of the state’s four Division One teams are in action Friday evening. Wisconsin opens against South Carolina State in Madison, as coach Greg Gard debuts a Badger team that returns just one starter from last year, preseason All Big Ten center Ethan Happ. Also, More >

State Girls Swim Meet, Boys Volleyball Tourney Begin

(Undated)  —  Middleton goes for back to back team titles in Division One at the state girls’ high school swim meet at UW Madison, and Madison Edgewood goes for its third straight D2 crown. Kelly Rodriguez of Edgewood tries for a third gold medal in the 200 yard freestyle, Alexandra Moderski of McFarland goes for More >

Packer Players Not Sure What Happened With Bennett

(Undated)  —  The New England Patriots reacquire former Green Bay tight end Martellus Bennett. And at least some Packer players are not sure what happened, whether he had the shoulder injury he claimed, or if he planned his Wednesday’s release to get back to where he won a Super Bowl last year. New England claimed More >