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Judge to allow evidence in Dominic Cizauskas sexual assault case

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We hope to have a more in-depth look at this case later in the week, but this news has been around for a few days now. Last week, a Dane County judge denied a motion to suppress evidence from a sexual assault exam in the case against Dominic Cizauskas, a linebacker from Mukwonago who committed to UW but never signed his Letter of Intent. Cizauskas allegedly sexually assaulted a female student in a UW dorm room in December and has been charged with third-degree sexual assault. His legal team argued the sexual assault exam should be thrown out because the victim reportedly had sexual contact with her boyfriend before the alleged assault. A hearing has been scheduled for June 9 and a trial is scheduled to start June 16.

UWBadgers.com profiles new Director of Football Operations Jason Thomas

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"I’ve adopted a similar philosophy to Coach Andersen. If you take care of yourself academically and socially, athletics will always take care of itself. The type of man and woman you are in the classroom is going to have a direct reflection on the type you are on the field of play."

That's just one quote from Jason Thomas in Mike Lucas' profile of Wisconsin's latest Director of Football operations. The full story is worth a read, as Lucas traces Thomas' path from talented high school wide receiver who was sidetracked by injuries to Utah State's assistant athletics director. Now, he joins the Badgers for Gary Andersen's second year in Madison.

Gary Andersen updates Wisconsin's quarterback battle, sort of

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None of that is surprising, though the "WHY NOT BART HOUSTON?!" crowd might be a bit crushed.

Chris Borland on joining San Francisco 49ers

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"We’ve gotten a little bit of exposure to those guys and that defense when we had a switch to 3-4. We watched some of their film. We actually implemented a few things the Niners do on defense. So, they’re two of the best in the league and I’m looking forward to learning from them."

49ers.com That's Borland talking about pairing up with linebackers Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman. The full Q&A (plus audio of Borland's conference call) is well worth your time. Among other things, he admits he had no idea the 49ers were interested in him, even though he spoke to head coach Jim Harbaugh at the NFL Combine.

NFL Draft 2014: Chris Borland reportedly off one team's board

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Well this is a bummer, if true. Borland's shoulder issues were well known while he was in Madison, though they seemed nothing more lingering than here and there. Hopefully Borland settles into a nice situation in the NFL.

Russell Wilson files for divorce from wife, Ashton, Seattle Seahawks announce

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"I have made the difficult decision to file for divorce. Clearly, decisions like these don’t come easy. Ashton and I respectfully ask for prayers, understanding and privacy during this difficult time. Moving forward, I will have no further comment on this personal matter."

Seattle Times

Looks like Russell Wilson will be at the Final Four

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We'll keep our eyes and ears posted for more celebrity alum appearances.

Dick Vitale jumps on #DirtyDub bandwagon

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Former Badgers Joe Krabbenhoft and Jordan Taylor on the left, Sharif Chambliss on the right.

A Wisconsin quarterback is the projected No. 1 NFL Draft pick... in "Draft Day"

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Tyler Donovan, can't miss NFL Draft prospect? Not quite, unless we're talking about the upcoming Kevin Costner movie "Draft Day"... kinda. A Wisconsin quarterback named Bo Callahan (played by Josh Pence) is the projected top pick, and as Todd D. Milewski reports, footage of Tyler Donovan (who, like Callahan in the movie, wore No. 12 at UW) is used in the film. One fun, final note: the movie wanted to "make note" of Wisconsin's party-school reputation, but the university declined.

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