About: Jon

An unapologetic Vikings, Twins, and Marquette fan, I have learned to keep my allegiances private while living in Burlington,WI.

Recent Posts

Potentially…A Realllly Interesting Week 17

Not to look past the less-than-scintillating slate of NFC games upcoming in Week 16, Week 17 could potentially be very, very interesting and impact the playoff structure dramatically. Let’s assume the following in Week 16: Green Bay beats... read more »


Excellent Afternoon Radio

I am an unabashed fan of Steve “The Homer” True. His radio show on 540AM ESPN out of Milwaukee (100.5 FM in Madison) is a great afternoon listen, particularly when it comes to Packer and Brewer talk. The Homer is at his best with guests... read more »


Great Parking Spot

The sideline was filled with dignitaries, including Ron Dayne, Travis Beckum, Owen Daniels, Suzy Favor-Hamilton, the 1999 Rose Bowl champion team, and Charissa Thompson dressed in a not-so-sideline-reporterish outfit. The Badger sideline had... read more »


Badger Brief

Time is of the essence. Good job last week against the Hoosiers. Need to play better against MU. Prediction…Wisconsin 28 Michigan 20. will have much more to say on Sunday. Tweet


Hardy for Gomez…Snap Reaction

My favorite American League team? The Minnesota Twins. My favorite National League team? The Milwaukee Brewers. For the first time in my life, I am uniquely qualified to comment on a MLB trade. At first glance, I think the Twins got a little... read more »


Happy Halloween

Wisconsin’s Halloween 37-0 victory displayed a revived Badger squad eager to finish the season on a high note…or a pathetic Purdue performance which was one of the worst offensive displays I have seen by a Big 10 team in a long, long time.... read more »



The Bucks win their first game of the year…96-85 over Detroit. Brandon Jennings lead them in scoring with 24…if he is their leading scorer this year it will be a really, really, long year. But…they have a win. Tweet


Five Likes, and Dislikes, with the 2009 Badger Football Team

After seven games, the Badger football squad sits at 5-2. It could be better, but then again they easily could have lost to Fresno State and be sitting at 4-3 right now. I like the following: 1 – I like the more diversified offensive approach.... read more »


A Blue Weekend

The in-state basketball recruiting battles continue…Madison Memorial guard Vander Blue has verbally committed to Marquette. Link: http://community.sportsbubbler.com/blogs/iwbs_sports_blog/archive/2009/10/18/vander-blue-commits-to-marquette.aspx Tweet


Badgers? Thank Heavens for Golf

The most enjoyable part of the Wisconsin – Ohio State game this past Saturday were the 6 birdies in 8 holes streak put together during The President’s Cup by Steve Stricker. I really, really needed The President’s Cup late Saturday... read more »