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Big Ten conference unveils new logo, division names

Upon adding Nebraska as a twelfth team, the athletic conference has redesigned its logo and split the conference into two divisions: Leaders and Legends. >More
 Marquette baskeball's one-way hate fest

It's officially "Badger Hate Week" on Anonymous Eagle, a Marquette basketball fan blog. "Your Marquette Golden Eagles prepare for the Rodents of Madison by watching film, practicing sets and carbo-loading," writes Rubie Q., one of the site's authors. "We do the same, except we carbo-load HATE." >More
 Which bowl will it be for Wisconsin football?

Camp Randall had barely emptied after the Badgers clinched the Big Ten championship last Saturday when greedy fans began wondering how the team might elbow its way to the front of the college football lineup. >More
 Giving thanks for Ted Thompson's pack

As Green Bay Packers fans belly up to the Thanksgiving buffet with a 7-3 team riding a four-game winning streak, they have a lot to be thankful for. >More
 UW harriers a runaway success

In the middle of a busy November sports calendar, amid a surging Badger football team and a promising basketball season, Wisconsin sports fans should consider devoting a little time on Monday at around 11:45 a.m. to check in on the Badger men's cross-country team. >More
 Pointless exhibitions

Badger women's basketball fans held their breath as senior starting point guard Alyssa Karel, the team's top scorer last season, hopped off the court with a knee injury last Thursday. As it turns out, Karel's injury isn't serious, and she's expected to return in a couple weeks. >More
 Winning isn't the only thing in the Dane County Area Youth Football League

In mid-October, a link to video of a fight between two youth football coaches in Kenosha arrived in my email inbox. In it, the two teams line up to shake hands at the end of a game; when the coaches meet, words are exchanged and fists start flying. Fortunately, such behavior is not typical, and it doesn't have to be part of the game. >More
 Madison to host 2012-13 US Cyclo-cross Nationals

USA Cycling, the governing body for competitive U.S. cycling, has announced its selection of Madison as host for the 2012 and 2013 National Cyclo-cross Championships. This is big. >More
 When good calls go bad: A bad week to be a Vikings fan

During Sunday night's game against the Packers at Lambeau Field, Minnesota Vikings tight end Visanthe Shiancoe made a diving catch in the end zone. The officials on the field ruled it a touchdown, but Packers coach Mike McCarthy challenged the call. >More
 Bret Bielema is dull, and loving it

A review of fan message boards in the wake of Wisconsin's upset win over Ohio State last Saturday reveals an interesting pattern. In praising head coach Bret Bielema for the win, the program's first over a No. 1-ranked opponent since 1981, several fans wrote "I'm not much of a Bielema guy" before giving the coach his due. >More
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