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An Ode to the Badgers in the Final Four

Published March 31, 2015

This is a poem to celebrate the appearance of Wisconsin in the Final Four. It's a major achievement and the Badgers face off against Kentucky in the most anticipated game of the year.

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Marquette's Ellenson flying high and making history off the court

Published March 13, 2015

His younger brother may be the best high school basketball player in the country, but Wally Ellenson is THE best high jumper in America - and one of the best in the world. The "Kangaroo Kid" has a chance to win the NCAA indoor championship this weekend in Arkansas.

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Milwaukee Talks: Marquette Athletic Director Bill Scholl

Published Dec. 23, 2014

Marquette University named Bill Scholl its new athletic director on Sept. 9 but he began his new duties in late October, just before basketball season began. Now that he's settling in, OnMilwaukee.com caught up with Scholl in his office at the Al McGuire Center to talk about his move to Milwaukee, working within a basketball-driven athletic department for the first time, the concerns with the unionization of college athletes and where Marquette stands in the new arena debate.

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NCAA ruling marks the beginning of change in college sports

Published Aug. 12, 2014

A federal court ruling last week shook to the core the belief that amateurism is the key spoke in college athletics. This is, of course, in response to the decades of colleges and universities making billions of dollars on the backs of their athletes. Think of wealthy landowners and their serfs. The serfs have risen up and have found an agreeable court waiting for their arguments.

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Lonely Longhorns

 John Madden once said “the only yardstick for success our society has is being a champion. No one remembers anything else.” Measuring the Longhorn football team against the Longhorn basketball team would be an unfair comparison. Yet if John Madden is right, it’s no wonder ...

Chicken Kiffin

 For an arrogant, brash, full-of-himself coach, Lane Kiffin didn’t have much to say to the Volunteer faithful that have been so quick to defend him. In a season where the orange on their uniforms shined brighter than their play, Tennessee is once again without a coach.Tennessee’s...

ESPN coming out with ESPN Court

 In the latest move to provide sport junkies all that they can handle ESPN has decided to start the ESPN Court station. “Our research has told us that the world of sports is no longer being decided on the playing fields or courts, but rather through lawsuits, NCAA sanctions, allegation...


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