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Ruminating on college sports hate maps

Wisconsin could be on the brink of a reputation-altering run this athletic season.

6 Types of Cult Heroes You Meet in Sports

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These are not your heroes. These are a little more ragtag.

1941: The loneliest number in the world

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An exhilarating Final Four run ended in heartbreak. The hopeful silver lining is that there could be more to come for Wisconsin. But nothing's ever promised.

One fan's Final Four experience in Dallas

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Back from Dallas, Ian McCue checks in with his recollection of the riveting Wisconsin-Kentucky Final Four game.

5 lessons from the edge of heartbreak

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The feels of Dallas.

VOTE: Wisconsin's turning point in 2014

A handful of games stand out as defining moments that contributed to Wisconsin's success this season. Which one was the ultimate turning point for the Badgers?

3 Thoughts from Section 103: Indiana edition

Tuesday was a return to the status quo for Wisconsin versus Tom Crean's Hoosiers. Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky led the way, but Ben Brust was the spark.

On Jackson's clutchness, Hayes' pro prospects

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All that, plus thoughts on Wisconsin's vacant running backs coach position.

3 Thoughts from Section 103: Michigan St. edition

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Nigel Hayes could be the front-runner for the Big Ten's Sixth Man of the Year award after his performance against Michigan State, a game in which another dramatic Traevon Jackson dagger capped a...

Record Watch: Ben Brust for threeee!!!

Though he's become a more well-rounded player during his career, senior Ben Brust is a historic chucker.

Has Wisconsin bottomed out yet?

Can Wisconsin recover from its recent stumbles in time to score some more signature wins? Beating Iowa at home was crucial when you re-examine the supposed marquee wins in the non-conference schedule.

The five lessons of 2013

Getting reflective with the end of a year and a season.

Remembering Wisconsin's 1993 Rose Bowl run

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This season marked the 20th anniversary of Wisconsin's remarkable return to the Rose Bowl after a 31-year hiatus. To help commemorate the anniversary, I am sharing my personal recollections on the...

Revisiting hyperbole: Looking back on August picks

So let's see if the hopes and dreams of August came together into something. Spoiler alert.

Prospectivetorium: Reassessing Joel Stave

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Why are we doing another Joel Stave thinkpiece? Because when a quarterback shows inconsistency, there is no chill.

The Tuesday After: Wisconsin vs. Minnesota

The Monday after Wisconsin's win over Minnesota was a little busy, so we present this column to you as The Tuesday After.

Axe to Grind: The rivalry is back

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Saturday's post-game tussle was brief, but it cemented Minnesota's return to respectability.

The start of something beautiful

The Wisconsin-Minnesota rivalry is about to get really fun, so embrace the excitement, not the hate.

Revisionist history lesson: UW & tempo-free stats

The last 11 years weren't so disappointing after all. Ken Pomeroy recently re-evaluated his formula, which makes the Badgers' NCAA shortcomings a bit easier to fathom.

A Tank at a fork in the road: Kaminsky has arrived

Frank Kaminsky set a new Wisconsin single-game scoring record. Now he has a legacy to build.

3 Thoughts From Sec. 103: Florida Edition

Wisconsin got an important win this week over Florida, which also unveiled possible themes for the season ahead.

Mad World: Ranking the emotions of B1G fan bases

Which teams' fans are mad, and which teams' dreams of dying are the best they've ever had? And is there happiness in the Big Ten?

James White is going to make Madison proud

While James White will be underrated during his time in Madison, he definitely has a chance to make Madison proud in the pros.

Let's Rate Things: With the Wisconsin Badgers

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Halfway through the regular season, how about we accurately measure where the Badgers rate?

Wisconsin vs. Northwestern in the 2000s

Let's take a trip down memory lane for the Wisconsin-Northwestern series. A sour acidic trip.

THE NARRATIVES PREVIEW: Wisconsin vs. Ohio State

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This is going to be a game with a tapestry of stories to tell. Rich, like Corinthian leather!

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