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Mad Rollin' refs: Four Dolls referees talk about officiating derby

During this fifth season of roller derby in Madison, the Dolls have seen a lot of changes. But one element that remains tried and true -- and one without which roller derby could hardly function -- is the officials. >More
 The truth about college baseball

Each year around this time, I get emails wondering how likely we are to see baseball, dropped as a varsity sport in 1991, return to the UW-Madison campus. Athletic director Barry Alvarez has said this is something he'd like to see happen. >More
 WIAA has large winner's circle

There's no such thing as too much basketball. Just ask fans like me who annually spend three days in March watching the WIAA championships at the Kohl Center. >More
 Madison Memorial claims Wisconsin state boys basketball title

Moments after his team claimed the 2009 WIAA Division I boys basketball championship in a 56-41 victor over Racine Horlick Saturday night, Madison Memorial junior Vander Blue stood on the Kohl Center floor sobbing, his face buried in his green jersey. >More
 Live blogging the Madison Memorial vs. Racine Horlick state basketball final

We're live at courtside in the Kohl Center Saturday night for decidedly partisan commentary, random observations, reports on chants, criticism of high school bands and mascots and much more. >More
 Live blogging the Wisconsin State High School Basketball Tournament semi-finals

Please submit comments, questions and observations throughout the games tonight, as we'll use Cover It Live software to provide up-to-the-minute commentary on Friday night high school basketball action. >More
 Mad Rollin' rookies: Four first-year Dolls talk about breaking into derby

This Saturday, the Mad Rollin' Dolls roller derby league will be hosting their fourth bout of the 2009 season at the Alliant Energy Center. If you've had the chance to catch a bout this season, you've probably noticed a lot of fresh new faces -- and, of course, catchy new names -- out on the track. >More
 The NCAA by the numbers

If you've already submitted your NCAA tournament bracket to the office pool without consulting online hoops guru Ken Pomeroy, you may not have invested wisely. >More
 Psst... Wanna see some prep hoops?

This weekend, sectionals throughout the state will determine the field for the WIAA's state boys basketball tournament next week at the Kohl Center. Prep hoops has officially become a big deal in Wisconsin. With increased media attention, high school stars have become familiar to even casual fans. The WIAA (Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association) has not discouraged this attention. >More
 Mad Rollin' Dolls talk charity, and strap in for third bout of 2009 season

Last Sunday, I had the chance to do something I don't do nearly enough these days: go bowling. And, really, the only thing that's better than a few games of bowling over a few towering glasses of beer is getting to do it all for charity. >More
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