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SPORTS

Soccertown, U.S.A.

How good is the Big Ten Conference when it comes to the game of soccer? Just ask Jeff Rohrman. >More
 The UW-Whitewater Warhawks keep it real

The list of reasons for football fans to head to Whitewater to catch the Warhawks in action is lengthy. But it doesn't typically include seeing the home team get outclassed in thrilling fashion, as it was last Saturday. >More
 firebretbielema.com blogger speaks

In his column earlier this week, Wisconsin State Journal writer Andy Baggot called attention to the blog firebretbielema.com. Included in his pokes at the site, Baggot wrote "its instigators are anonymous." But in 2008, finding out who has purchased a domain is easier than tracking down Badger Allan Evridge's quarterback efficiency rating. >More
 Badger fans get Tasered

Thanks to the actions of the UW-Madison police at last Saturday's Badger football game, there's a new term fans can use to express disappointment or disapproval. >More
 Once upon a time at Derby in Dairyland...

After three days of hard-hitting, fast-paced, eight-wheeled excitement over the weekend, Derby in Dairyland came to an end, but not without leaving a lasting impression on every skater, volunteer, and fan that took part in the fun. The 2008 Women's Flat Track Derby Association Eastern Regional roller derby tournament was, to say the very least, a success, and while host team and hometown sweethearts the Dairyland Dolls may not have made the cut to go to the nationals, they certainly put together one heck of a celebration that won't soon be forgotten. >More
 New York defeats Madison 138-70 in round two of Derby in Dairyland

Madison's own Dairyland Dolls, having defeated the Minnesota Roller Girls Friday morning, advance to the next round of the Womens Flat Track Derby Association's Eastern Regionals where they'll face the Gotham Girls of New York. Follow the action with a live video stream and live blog here. >More
 Madison defeats Minnesota 143-67 in round one of Derby in Dairyland

Derby in Dairyland opened on Friday morning at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum with a big win for the hometown favorites as the Dairyland Dolls defeated the Minnesota Roller Girls by a score of 143-67. >More
 Keeping track of the Derby in Dairyland tournament with DNN

When the Derby in Dairyland women's flat track roller derby Eastern Regional tournament is held in Madison this weekend, every bout on the floor of the Veterans Memorial Coliseum will certainly be well-documented by dedicated supporters of sport. Beginning with the opening showdown between the Mad Rollin' Dolls and the Minnesota Roller Girls first thing Friday morning, the team behind the online clearinghouse Derby News Network will closely covering the competition. Like the action on the track, this is a DIY affair, one that's growing along with derby. >More
 Derby in Dairyland puts Madison skaters and supporters to work

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes an entire city to plan a major sports tournament. No one knows this more than the Mad Rollin' Dolls. The Women's Flat Track Derby Association annual Eastern Regional Tournament -- this year aptly named Derby in Dairyland -- will bring 240 skaters from the best leagues east of the Mississippi along with hundreds of staff and volunteers, and throngs of loyal fans to Madison. And making it happen is no roll in the park. >More
 Derby in Dairyland rolls art and music into flat track festival

Roller derby skaters and fans across the eastern half of the country are polishing their best moves and cheers for Derby in Dairyland this weekend in Madison. The Women's Flat Track Derby Association 2008 Eastern Regionals Tournament will bring together 12 teams, including the local faves Dairyland Dolls, in a three day frenzy of competition at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center for a shot at the nationals in November. The fun will extend well beyond the rink, though. >More
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