J.J. Watt is the latest example of the synergy between world football and American football. The Houston Texans and Wisconsin Badgers legend, along with his wife, former NWSL star Keila Ohai, have purchased a minority stake in English club Burnley FC. Nicknamed The Clarets, Burnley fell down from the Premier League last season, to the second tier, known as the … [Read more...] about NFL Legend J.J. Watt Buys Minority Stake in Burnley FC
Wisconsin Badgers Football
Can't leave Big Ten football alone the game needs me. Notorious B.I.G. once said that he raps about the ghetto because that's what he knows. And..."if I worked at McDonald's, I'd be rapping about Big Macs and fries." You write and talk what you know and live. And I know Big Ten football. We're still a ways away from Big Ten football media days. Well, less than two weeks now. … [Read more...] about 2013 Big Ten Football Power Rankings: Hip Hop MCs Edition
Wisconsin Badgers junior center Travis Frederick has elected to forgo his final season of eligibility with the Badgers and enter the 2013 NFL Draft. He projects as a round 2-4 level pick, and his ability to play both guard and center helps his draft stock. In short, if you make the starting five up front in Camp Randall, and you grasp the pro style offense of the Badgers, … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Badgers Travis Frederick declares for NFL Draft
For the Wisconsin Badgers, a win at the Big Ten Championship game in Indianapolis would mean three straight Big Ten titles and three consecutive Rose Bowl appearances, a feet which is unprecedented in school history. For the Nebraska Cornhuskers, a win in the Championship game would be their official welcome to the conference as they move on from a successful history in the … [Read more...] about Big Ten Title Game between Wisconsin and Nebraska has B1G ramifications
In college basketball, they met last year in the title game of the Old Spice Classic. That was how the tournament played out, and not a pre-determined match-up between the Wisconsin Badgers and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. When will see it again in football? One of the strongest links between the two schools is current University of Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez, … [Read more...] about Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin in Football Soon?
It's the topic everyone wants to talk about today, and for good reason- Penn State. The sanctions handed down by the NCAA and the Big Ten will dominate sports media today, and the talk of the league media days later this week. Now only four teams within the Leaders division are eligible for the league title game: Illinois, Indiana, Purdue, and Wisconsin. Therefore, all four … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Badgers comment on Penn State sanctions
Last weekend in the NFL Draft, Wisconsin Badgers offensive linemen Peter Konz and Kevin Zeitler were taken in the first two rounds. Ricky Wagner should be a first round pick in 2013. In 2011, Gabe Carimi, John Mofitt, tight Lance Kendricks, and another guy who didn't even start during his college football days in Madison were all drafted. In short, if you make the starting … [Read more...] about Wisconsin’s Travis Frederick: smartest man in college football?
"It speaks volumes. Last year we put more players in the NFL than anyone in college football," Wisconsin Head Coach Bret Bielema said following the Badgers spring game. "I thought it was pretty cool this year we had six players through six rounds. Our kids are excited for it, it's definitely a great pat on the back for our program, I believe we'll probably have another at … [Read more...] about Badgers continue NFL Assembly Line; 6 more Wisconsin players drafted