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Wisconsin Badger Spring Game – 10 Takeaways

Wisconsin Badger Spring Game – 10 Takeaways

From Saturday’s pretty uneventful Badger spring game, 10 takeaways: 1. Kickers were terrible. If incoming freshman Rafael Gaglianone gets on campus next fall and  isn’t  good enough to win the job I worry about Gary Andersen’s... read more »

 

Ranking the Bo Ryan Era Badger Teams

Ranking the Bo Ryan Era Badger Teams

This is a project I’ve been mulling in my head forever and have worked on for a while: breaking down the Bo Ryan era teams and ranking them against each other, because ranking stuff is fun.  I’ve probably watched 90% of the Badger games... read more »

 

Grantland And The Up-Tempo Dick Bennett Offense

Grantland And The Up-Tempo Dick Bennett Offense

You know what, I’ve read a lot about baseball lately, I’d like to read something about basketball. Hey, Bill Simmons, he knows a lot about basketball and runs Grantland, I’ll bet I can find something good over there, maybe even on the... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Wisconsin Badgers Edition

From the Far Hash: Wisconsin Badgers Edition

This week, the Packers are on bye and the Wisconsin Badgers have a very exciting match up in Columbus, Ohio, against The Ohio State Buckeyes. So, I decided to break down some new wrinkles that new Wisconsin offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig... read more »

 

In Bo We Trust

In Bo We Trust

I’ll be the first one to say I’ve doubted Bo Ryan. I’ve told people Bo is a great coach. He’ll win a lot of Big Ten games, and a few Big Ten championships, but will not win a National Title. I still stand by that theory, but are... read more »

 

Photo Gallery: Badgers Men’s Hockey vs Miami (OH)

Photo Gallery: Badgers Men’s Hockey vs Miami (OH)

Ed. Note: It is with no small amount of pleasure I am able to welcome Larry Radloff, aka @sportnsound for you Twitter folks, to PocketDoppler.com.  For those of you who may not know, Larry owns & operates Larry Radloff Photography... read more »

 

A Violent Femme’s View – Backing Into December

A Violent Femme’s View – Backing Into December

The Wisconsin Badgers lost their second game in a row to Penn State yesterday. That in and of itself was somewhat galling, but what was even more so to me were the preponderance of fans still raving about being in the Big Ten (12) title game... read more »

 

Badgers Remain Unproven

Badgers Remain Unproven

The Wisconsin Badgers’ football team clinched a berth in their 2nd consecutive Big(12)Ten title game yesterday by literally running all over  Indiana en route (or is it ‘rout’?) to a 62-14 victory.   In the process,... read more »

 

Bracketology: If All Else Fails, Make an Algorithm

Bracketology: If All Else Fails, Make an Algorithm

Here’s the deal, I have never won a March Madness tournament. Hell, it’s a banner year if I finish in the top third. But that doesn’t stop me from at least trying. Let’s face it, the only difference between the dude that... read more »

 

Wisconsin Badgers – 11 Year Report

Wisconsin Badgers – 11 Year Report

With the win last night on Senior Night, Coach Bo Ryan tied for the winningest coach in Wisconsin Badger history. To compare his 11 years at Wisconsin against other teams during the same time frame, I looked at a scattering of 100 NCAA basketball... read more »