After a huge overtime win against Michigan State Sunday, the Wisconsin men's soccer team hits the road to face UW-Green Bay at Aldo Santaga Stadium Wednesday. Coming off their big win, the Badgers (3-5-2) have picked up momentum as they continue into the second half of the season.
The NFL is the country's most popular sport for several reasons, and somehow the perceived parity of the league is one of them. Loads of NFL fans will tell you that their league's the best because they think there's more balance in it than there is in baseball.
Sunday's 4-1 Minnesota Twins loss to the New York Yankees meant the end of more than a team's season. For fans who appreciate multi-purpose, cheap stadiums like the Metrodome, it meant the end of an era.
After a week-long break to recover and rest from its grueling schedule, the Wisconsin women's soccer team improved its Big Ten record to 3-1-1 with a 1-0 victory over Illinois.
Talk to anyone from Platteville High School, and they'll say that sophomore Louis Nzegwu is one beast of a running back. But who, Badger fans may ask, is Louis Nzegwu? Isn't John Clay the Badgers' beast of a running back?
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Before Saturday, the mindset in Madison was, ""Why can't it happen?""
Senior forward Scott Lorenz scored two goals for the Wisconsin men's soccer team, including the game-winner in double overtime, helping the Badgers end a four game winless skid with a 2-1 victory over the Michigan State Spartans Sunday at the McClimon Soccer Complex.
Wisconsin senior midfielder Pablo Delgado is certainly not the only Real Madrid fan here on campus. Replica jerseys of the Spanish super-team can be spotted on the backs of students during any given time. Many of them even bear the name of Delgado's favorite player, Brazilian midfielder Kaka.
With how much Badgers fans have played the ""no respect"" card this week, Rodney Dangerfield should be in line for some serious royalties.
The Wisconsin men's soccer team returns home Sunday after a road-heavy portion of its schedule, which saw the Badgers play six of seven games away from Madison. Wisconsin looks to end a three-game losing streak in which it has been outscored 7-0.
Slaying a giant is never easy, especially when that giant is cheered on by 103,000 rabid fans screaming for the demise of their intimidated opponent. That is the challenge Wisconsin faces Saturday as it travels to the vociferous Ohio Stadium with hopes of taking down the No. 8 Ohio State Buckeyes.
Earlier this week a fellow columnist wrote about the dangers of ESPN's dominance over the sports media industry. I completely agree with his point in that context. But from a different angle, ESPN's presence in a huge media conglomerate can also create benefits across different platforms. In this case, it's access to entertainment.