Party Like It’s 2015?

Photo Credit: Madison A lot has happened since the night of Saturday, April 4th, 2015, when the Wisconsin Badgers knocked off the 38-win undefeated Kentucky Wildcats by a score of 71-64 in the Final Four of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wisconsin then lost the national championship game to the Duke Blue Devils by a score of 68-63 … Continue reading Party Like It’s 2015?

Donnel Pumphrey Breaks Career FBS Rushing Yards Record

Photo Credit: Saturday Blitz San Diego State Aztecs’ running back Donnel Pumphrey has broken the all-time FBS rushing yards record. He did it in today’s 34-10 Las Vegas Bowl victory against the Houston Cougars at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pumphrey racked up 115 rushing yards and 1 rushing touchdown on 19 rush attempts in today’s win. Pumphrey, a senior who has been … Continue reading Donnel Pumphrey Breaks Career FBS Rushing Yards Record

Potential CFP Committee Dilemma: Michigan or the Big Ten Conference Champion?

Photo Credit: Wisconsin Badgers The latest College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings were revealed on Tuesday, and they revealed that the Big Ten Conference’s Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1) and Michigan Wolverines (10-2) were still seen as better teams than the two teams actually playing for the Big Ten Conference championship this Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Wisconsin Badgers (10-2) and the Pennsylvania State … Continue reading Potential CFP Committee Dilemma: Michigan or the Big Ten Conference Champion?

How Three Big Ten Conference Teams Could Make it into the CFP

Photo Credit: YouTube Never in the two years of the existence of the College Football Playoff (CFP) has a conference had two of its teams represented in the same season. But with how good the Big Ten Conference was this past season, that may very well happen. In fact, three teams from the Big Ten Conference may end up in the CFP if everything goes … Continue reading How Three Big Ten Conference Teams Could Make it into the CFP

Big Ten Places 3 Teams in Top 5 of AP Poll for First Time since 1960

Photo Credit: SB Nation For the first time since Monday, November 7th, 1960, which was over 56 years ago, three teams out of the Big Ten conference are ranked inside the top 5 of the AP Poll. The #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-1), the #3 Michigan Wolverines (10-1), and the #5 Wisconsin Badgers (9-2) are the three teams that make up the three highest ranked … Continue reading Big Ten Places 3 Teams in Top 5 of AP Poll for First Time since 1960

How Wisconsin Can Get Into the CFP

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Remaining Schedule: #7 Wisconsin Badgers (7-2) Week 11 vs.  Illinois Fighting Illini Week 12 @  Purdue Boilermakers Week 13 vs.  Minnesota Golden Gophers Week 14- Potential Big Ten Championship   Wisconsin’s path to the College Football Playoff (CFP) is a lot simpler than anybody would expect for a 2-loss Big Ten team. If they win the rest of their regular … Continue reading How Wisconsin Can Get Into the CFP

Top 10 vs. Top 10 NCAA Football Matchups: Outlooks & Predictions

Photo Credit: ESPN For the first time this season, four teams ranked inside the top 10 of the AP Poll will battle other teams ranked inside the top 10 of the AP Poll in games where the rankings of the two teams facing each other in both games add up to a number no greater than 10. Both matchups include two conference rivals; one features two SEC teams, and the other … Continue reading Top 10 vs. Top 10 NCAA Football Matchups: Outlooks & Predictions

Top 10 vs. Top 10 NCAA Football Matchups: Outlooks & Predictions

Photo Credit: Wikipedia (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) For the first time this season, 6 teams ranked inside the top 10 of the AP Poll will battle other teams ranked inside the top 10 of the AP Poll. Each matchup includes 2 conference rivals ranked inside the top 10 in this week’s AP Poll. Here are the matchups, an outlook of each, and a predicted … Continue reading Top 10 vs. Top 10 NCAA Football Matchups: Outlooks & Predictions

College Football Playoff Underdogs

Photo Credit: FOX Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Washington Huskies (Current AP Poll Rank: 8th) Even though this squad from Seattle is ranked 8th, no one expects them to be a top 4 team at the end of the year. For their mediocre offense to shine, they need wide receiver John Ross III to beat every cornerback he faces. Upcoming key games for … Continue reading College Football Playoff Underdogs

Punters Foltz and Sadler Killed in Car Accident; Kicker Delahoussaye Injured

Photo Credit: Sporting News Nebraska Cornhuskers’ punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State Spartans’ punter Mike Sadler were killed in a single-car crash on their way home from a student kicking camp in Wales, Wisconsin late Saturday night. Current Louisiana State Tigers’ kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash, and was taken to Waukesha Memorial Hospital after needing stitches and suffering burns to his legs. … Continue reading Punters Foltz and Sadler Killed in Car Accident; Kicker Delahoussaye Injured

Power Wins at Road America for 2nd Straight Series Win

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske Racing’s Will Power, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, took the checkered flag at the Verizon IndyCar Series race after 50 circuits around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. He won the race by .7429 seconds ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan, who also drives a Chevrolet-powered car. Power also won the latest IndyCar race (not … Continue reading Power Wins at Road America for 2nd Straight Series Win

Power Takes Pole for Road America Race

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske Racing’s Will Power, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the time charts in qualifying for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with a lap time of 102.210 seconds, and will roll off on pole for tomorrow’s race. Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Simon Pagenaud, and Helio Castroneves … Continue reading Power Takes Pole for Road America Race

Kanaan Tops 3rd Road America Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the time charts in the 3rd practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with a lap time of 102.6580 seconds. The fastest driver of a Honda-powered car was Ryan Hunter-Reay, who was 6th fastest on … Continue reading Kanaan Tops 3rd Road America Practice

Rahal Tops 2nd Road America Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the time charts in the 2nd practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with a lap time of 103.0224 seconds. The fastest driver of a Chevrolet-powered car was Will Power, who was 2nd fastest … Continue reading Rahal Tops 2nd Road America Practice

Pagenaud Tops 1st Road America Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the time charts in the 1st practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with a lap time of 103.480 seconds. Pagenaud leads the championship standings by 80 points over Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon. The fastest … Continue reading Pagenaud Tops 1st Road America Practice

Newgarden Cleared to Practice at Road America

Photo Credit: indycar.com Josef Newgarden, after a terrifying wreck on Sunday, June 12th, has just defied the odds and been cleared to practice on Friday for this Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. He will be re-evaluated following the practice sessions, when it will then be determined if he will be able to continue on with qualifying and the race itself. … Continue reading Newgarden Cleared to Practice at Road America

“Prix-Viewing” the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America

Photo Credit: motorsports.nbcsports.com The 9th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series campaign takes us to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin on Sunday, June 26th for the 1st time since 2007. The indycars will race 50 laps around the 14-turn 4.048-mile natural terrain road course. Simon Pagenaud leads the Indycar points championship after finishing in 2nd place in both the 1st and 2nd races of this … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America

Hildebrand To Replace Injured Newgarden at Road America

Photo Credit: indystar.com Ed Carpenter Racing’s JR Hildebrand will replace the injured Josef Newgarden in the No. 21 Chevrolet-powered car at the Sunday, June 26th Verizon IndyCar Series race at the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Newgarden was injured in the postponed Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday afternoon. The race went under caution … Continue reading Hildebrand To Replace Injured Newgarden at Road America

Hayes Decides to Return to Wisconsin

Photo Credit: wsj.com Wisconsin Badgers junior forward Nigel Hayes has decided to return to school for his senior year and be on the Wisconsin men’s basketball team for one last season. The 21-year-old Hayes, who stands 6’8″ and weighs 235 pounds, is coming off of a junior season in which he scored an average of 15.7 points per game (career high), got an average of … Continue reading Hayes Decides to Return to Wisconsin

Hayes Enters Name in Draft

Photo Credit: abc7.com Wisconsin junior forward Nigel Hayes has decided to enter his name in this year’s NBA Draft after 3 seasons with the Badgers. The 6’8” 235-pound Hayes is a projected draft pick after posting an average of 15.7 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per game this past season for Wisconsin. His season highs were 32 points, 12 rebounds, and 7 assists. -Asher Fair Continue reading Hayes Enters Name in Draft

Wisconsin Shocks Xavier at the Buzzer

Photo Credit: spokesman.com The No. 7 seed Wisconsin Badgers point guard Bronson Koenig hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to sink the ship of the No. 2 seed Xavier Musketeers, as actor and comedian Bill Murray as well as Chris Mack’s daughters watched in agony after the Musketeers blew a 58-49 lead late in the second half. Up 61-60 with around 34 seconds to go, … Continue reading Wisconsin Shocks Xavier at the Buzzer