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Wisconsin drops out of polls after defeat to NU
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Wisconsin drops out of polls after defeat to NU

EVANSTON, Ill.—With 42 seconds to go in Wisconsin's game against Northwestern, the Badgers took possession at their own 20. Despite trailing 33-31 when the drive started, Wisconsin's players were confident their team could mount a quick scoring drive and steal a win over the Wildcats despite a mistake-filled game.


Tournament run comes to an end with 1-0 loss to Eagles
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Tournament run comes to an end with 1-0 loss to Eagles

Looking for its first Elite Eight appearance since 1991, the Wisconsin women's soccer team went into Chestnut, Mass. Friday night hoping to pull off an upset win over No. 7 Boston College. But the Badgers did not contain the Eagles' explosive offense and fell 1-0 at Newton Soccer Field.


UW hopes to avoid slip-up at Ryan Field
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UW hopes to avoid slip-up at Ryan Field

The sense of urgency among Wisconsin football players heading into last week's game against Michigan has not worn off quite yet, as the Badgers prepare to travel to Evanston, Ill., Saturday to take on Northwestern.


Wisconsin 2-0 after downing UW-Milwaukee, 64-55
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Wisconsin 2-0 after downing UW-Milwaukee, 64-55

The Wisconsin women's basketball team began its defense as the best team in the state with a 64-55 victory over the UW-Milwaukee Panthers at the Klotsche Center Thursday evening. Controlling both ends of the court for the majority of the game and at one point leading by 14, the Badgers cruised to their second win of the young season.


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What we've learned from the NFL's first half

We've just crossed the hump of the NFL season. After figuring out where teams were in the first half of the season, most have now found their identity and are either positioning themselves for the playoffs, a wild card race or a draft pick. Each and every NFL season presents its unique aspects, so here is what I've thought of the first half or so of the year.


Tolzien, Clay headlines UW news conference
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Tolzien, Clay headlines UW news conference

Head coach Bret Bielema only expressed satisfaction during his weekly press conference Monday. His team is fresh off a performance against Michigan that showed both the offensive and defensive might of the Wisconsin football team. He also expressed excitement for what the remainder of the 2009 season holds for his team.


After dream weekend, Wilkins praises squad
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After dream weekend, Wilkins praises squad

After finishing the regular season with a 9-5-5 record overall and a third place finish in the Big Ten, the Wisconsin women's soccer team was expecting an NCAA tournament bid. However, it is hard to say if anyone predicted the Badgers would win their first two games of the tournament.


UW dominates Mastodons in opener
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UW dominates Mastodons in opener

After losing the top scorer from last year, many expected players like junior forward Jon Leuer to step forward and pick up the slack for Wisconsin. If Sunday night is any indication, Leuer is more than up to the task.


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Badgers survive first round

 After being unable to break a 1-1 tie following 90 minutes of regulation and 20 minutes of sudden death overtime, the only option left to claim a victor between Wisconsin and Arizona State was penalty kicks. Badger goalkeeper Michele Dalton came up with two huge saves to give the Badgers a 4-3 advantage on penalty shots and advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.


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Minnesota sweepts Wisconsin

 Wisconsin and Minnesota took their heated rivalry to the volleyball court Sunday afternoon at the UW Field House. An announced crowd of 4,341 watched as the Golden Gophers made quick work of the Badgers, sweeping UW in three straight sets.


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Warriors take down UW in shootout

With just over a minute to go in the third period, the Wisconsin women's hockey team looked set to claim a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Wayne State Thursday night. But when a loose puck bounced off the boards and onto the stick of the Warriors' freshman forward Gina Buquet, she found herself with an open shot at the Wisconsin goal and scored to tie the game.


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