Week 8: The Battle For The Axe

Badgers Nearing Historical Edge Over Gophers


Wisconsin dominance in The Battle For Paul Bunyan's Axe is the current norm, and it has nearly erased over a century of Minnesota ownership of the rivalry.

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Sorry For All the Football from Fox Sports 1


Do you dream of bathing in an unending wave of college football goodness? Do you ever feel like you just see too much of your girlfriend, the sun or your Jack Russell, Bo?  If so, do we have...

Film Study: James White's Scoring Runs


Breaking down the rushing touchdowns of Wisconsin's No. 2 tailback from Saturday's 38-13 win over Minnesota.

Week 9 Poll Update: Wisconsin Returns to Top 25


The Badgers slide back into the USA Today Coaches Poll at No. 25.

Badgers Retain The Axe, Down Gophers, 38-13


The Golden Gophers had no answer for James White and Montee Ball, as the Badgers racked up 337 rushing yards and retained Paul Bunyan's Axe.

The Battle For Paul Bunyan's Axe

What's that Minnesota chant again?

Big Ten Preview and Predictions: Week 8


There are a few Big Ten teams hanging out on the periphery of the initial BCS top 25, including Michigan, Northwestern, Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Michigan State. Four of these teams play each other...

Fifth Quarter Consensus: The Axe Stays In Madison


It's unanimous: B5Q says Wisconsin will keep Paul Bunyan's Axe for the ninth straight year.

Report: Gophers to Start Freshman QB Nelson


Phil Miller of the Star Tribune reports Minnesota will sacrifice the redshirt year of Phillip Nelson by starting him Saturday afternoon against Wisconsin.

Opponent Film Study: Northwestern vs. Minnesota


Breaking down the tape of Minnesota's 21-13 loss to Northwestern.

Go Away, Goldy


This column is supposed to come from dark place of hate, and I've finally found the extremity. From the bottom of my bleak heart, I can truly say I hate this week.

The Axe Falls Silent


Minnesota hates us. We hate them. But why are we being so quiet about it?

7 Thoughts From The Other Side: Minnesota


As Paul Bunyan's Axe comes up for grabs yet again, the Badgers and Gophers are headed in apparently opposite directions. The Daily Gopher tells us how Minnesota fans are feeling entering Saturday's...

Wisconsin Badgers Game Day: Minnesota


Breaking down the Badgers' Week 8 opponent.

Bielema Week 8 Press Conference: The Axe Looms


After perhaps its best performance of the season, Wisconsin takes aim at Minnesota this weekend for The Battle For Paul Bunyan's Axe.

Checking In On Minnesota


Wisconsin's Week 8 contest is The Battle For Paul Bunyan's Axe against a Minnesota squad that has dropped two straight after a strong start.

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