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Sam Dekker filled out a 'job application' to play in the NBA

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Here's a pretty cool piece from the Players Tribune. Sam Dekker filled out a "job application" for the NBA. It's all visual and worth checking out. I'd say that Arizona tape *might* help in landing him a job.

Larry Bird praises Frank Kaminsky

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"We have seen him play a number of times; we followed his career,’’ Bird said. "He’s a hell of a player. He’s come a long way in two years.

"I’m pretty proud of him for the work he has put it. It looks like the type of kid who is going to keep working and get better.’’

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird on former Wisconsin Badgers forward Frank Kaminsky, per the Racine Journal-Times' Gery Woelfel

Report: Former UW QB Austin Kafentzis to enroll at Nevada

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Former Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Austin Kafentzis will enroll at Nevada, KSL.com first reported on Wednesday.

247Sports reported Kafentzis was leaving the Wisconsin program on May 22.

J.J. Watt hung out with Arnold Schwarzenegger at the CMT Awards

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J.J. Watt was a presenter at tonight's CMT Music Awards, in case you were watching hockey. He wore a cowboy hat! And took this weird video with THE ARHNOLD.

Traevon Jackson to work out with Washington Wizards

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Former Wisconsin Badgers point guard Traevon Jackson will be working out with the Washington Wizards Wednesday, the team's official Twitter account announced on Tuesday.

Looks like Jackson joins former Badgers Frank Kaminsky, Sam Dekker, Duje Dukan and Josh Gasser as those going through the pre-draft team workout routine leading up on Thursday, June 25th.

Jackson also worked out with the Utah Jazz back in May.

Josh Gasser is getting NBA looks from teams, too

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He's not expected to be drafted, but don't be shocked if former Wisconsin guard Josh Gasser catches on with a team. He's had three workouts, with two upcoming.

Mike Caputo named Wisconsin captain

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The Wisconsin Badgers officially announced senior safety Mike Caputo as a team captain for the 2015 season on Monday. Caputo played in all 14 games last season, leading the team in tackles with 106 and being named as a consensus second-team All-Big Ten selection. Caputo also is a 2015 Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list candidate.

Here's Rafael Gaglianone kicking a ball out from under a dude's nose

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The Legend of Rafael Gaglianone continues. SOMEONE PLEASE PUT THIS MAN IN THE DANG HALL OF FAME, ALREADY!

Madison Capitols player commits to Wisconsin

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Johnson is a Santa Barbara, California native who was playing with the Madison Capitols in the USHL. He had 36 points in 30 games last season before a knee injury sidelined him in January. Likely not a stretch to say Strand's hiring crucial in this signing.

Might Wisconsin have an easy route to a big bowl in 2015?

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Check this out. The rewards of the Big Ten West, I guess.