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What We’ve Learned – Badger Basketball

Seven games into the season and your Wisconsin Badgers have run the slate, setting up the most anticipated match-up in Kohl Center history on Wednesday night as Duke (#2 in KenPom) comes into Madison to face #4 Wisconsin. In the first seven... read more »

 

Tom Oates wrote a “Statement Column”. The statement: “I am out of ideas this week.”

Tom Oates wrote a “Statement Column”. The statement: “I am out of ideas this week.”

There are a few staple columns that writers use when they just have nothing interesting to write about.  “ The team is soft .” That’s a good one. “The team isn’t showing any emotion.” A classic. And then you have this nonsense... read more »

 

Aaron Needs His Swagger Back, You Guys

Aaron Needs His Swagger Back, You Guys

Football analysis could really use more nerds. Casual fans will always have their place*, but baseball is better for having passionate, analytically-minded fans, bloggers, and yes, journalists, to identify and eradicate any garbage.  You can... read more »

 

A Slightly Late Packer Preview

A Slightly Late Packer Preview

Note: I wrote this a week ago, well before last night’s game was played, however various real life things prevented me from posting and editing until now, so while it’s admittedly odd to post a preview after a game has been played... read more »

 

Packers Therapy Has Moved

Packers Therapy Has Moved

If you’re looking for Packers Therapy here on its old stomping grounds, we’re sad to say you won’t find it. We are happy to say though that you can find it now at Packers Talk Network! You can find Chris & Dave at their new home here:... read more »

 

Tell us what you really think, Bob

Tell us what you really think, Bob

Bob McGinn interviewed Ted Thompson the other day , but it really told us more about McGinn than anything. Let’s have some fun and convert Bob’s leading questions into statements. For instance: Q. Given this franchise’s money,... read more »

 

The Game Is About Glory

The Game Is About Glory

A wise man once told the world, “The game is about glory”. The “game” this man was talking about was soccer and actually, the full contextual quote was even better: “The game is about glory. It’s about doing... read more »

 

Michael Sam and the ‘new’ America

Michael Sam and the ‘new’ America

  Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/GETTY IMAGES “Horrible.” That was the word used to describe Michael Sam being drafted by the St Louis Rams by Miami Dolphins’ safety Don Jones in a tweet. He has since been fined an undisclosed amount... read more »

 

2014-2015 Big Ten Basketball Outlook

2014-2015 Big Ten Basketball Outlook

Spring football is over, the month long party from the Final Four weekend has ended and there is next to nothing going on in the college sports world. So let’s start thinking about next year’s Big Ten hoops season! Its of course... read more »

 

Thoughts On Clinton-Dix & Rounds Two & Three

Thoughts On Clinton-Dix & Rounds Two & Three

After reading about 3 or 4 dozen last minute mock drafts (because I’m a glutton for punishment) yesterday I was as near to 100% confident that by the time the Packers picked at 21 that pick would either be Ryan Shazier or C.J. Mosley.... read more »