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2014-02-09

How will Missouri’s Michael Sam be affected by his “coming out”? (Video)

Everywhere you turn, most people are saying the politically correct thing, ready to accept and welcome Michael Sam after he told ESPN and the New York Times that he is gay. Sam told his teammates at Missouri last August and…

posted 2014/02/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Beloit College hires new football coach

Beloit College has named Seth Duerr as its head football coach today. Duerr arrives in Beloit as the Buccaneers’ 28th head football coach in the program’s 123-year history after two seasons as the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at…

posted 2014/02/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Packers to introduce new assistants today

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy plans to introduce his new assistant coaches today. Ron Zook, who coached with McCarthy in New Orleans and served as a head coach at Florida and Illinois, will be an assistant special teams coach. …

posted 2014/02/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Hayes named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

For the third time this season, Wisconsin‘s Nigel Hayes has been named the Big Ten’s Freshman of the Week. Hayes hit double figures in scoring in both games this week, including a 14-point performance in Wisconsin’s 60-58 win over Michigan…

posted 2014/02/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Jackson’s jumper lifts Badgers over Spartans

The Wisconsin Badgers appear to have shaken off their recent slump, winning their second straight on Sunday. Traevon Jackson’s pull-up jumper with 2.1 seconds left gave the Badgers a 60-58 win over 9th ranked and Big Ten leading Michigan State.…

posted 2014/02/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Shining Moments in Badger History: 1983 Badgers beat North Dakota in 3 overtimes

In the semifinals of the 1983 WCHA Playoffs, Wisconsin faced North Dakota in Fargo. Badger center John Johannson says it was a matchup he’ll never forget. “They had tremendous players. We had tremendous players. And it was about impossible to…

posted 2014/02/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

2014-02-06

Badgers end Gophers unbeaten streak at 14

The 12th ranked Wisconsin men’s hockey team got a third-period goal from defenseman Jake McCabe to pull out a 2-1 win over the top ranked Minnesota Gophers at the Kohl Center on Thursday night.  The win ends the Gophers 14-game…

posted 2014/02/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Brewers hire Timber Rattlers’ groundskeeper

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers head groundskeeper Eddie Warczak was hired by the Milwaukee Brewers as the grounds manager at Miller Park. Warczak had served as the Timber Rattlers head groundskeeper since the end of the 2007 season. The Rattlers have filled…

posted 2014/02/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Warhawks end Point’s long win streak

Nick Bennett made his head coaching debut for Whitewater last night, filling in for coach Pat Miller who is recovering from cervical spine surgery. What a debut it was for Bennett, who helped lead the Warhawks to a 81-76 win…

posted 2014/02/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Bucks fall to Nuggets

Wilson Chandler scored seven of his 24 points in the final 1:52 and the Denver Nuggets held off the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Wednesday night. Larry Sanders had a career high 25 points and a season high 15 rebounds for…

posted 2014/02/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Green Bay extends home court win streak to 11

Keifer Sykes scored 18 points and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds as the Green Bay Phoenix knocked off Illinois-Chicago 81-70, sweeping the Flames in the 2-game season series. Sykes scored 15 of his 18 in the second half.  Alec Brown…

posted 2014/02/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Badgers welcome 25 scholarship recruits to program

The Wisconsin Badgers biggest area of need with the 2014 freshman recruiting class came at offensive line, wide receiver and secondary.  Of the 25 players they signed to National Letters of Intent, 16 of them played those three high-need positions.…

posted 2014/02/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

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