We know Kaminsky wasn't perturbed because the guy who led UW to back-to-back NCAA Final Fours and became the consensus national player of the year was and is the most selfless star in Badgers history.
Tom Oates has been part of the Wisconsin State Journal sports department since 1980 and became its editorial voice in 1996, traversing the state and country to bring readers a Madison perspective on the biggest sports stories of the day.
The University of Wisconsin has played men’s basketball for 119 seasons and it wasn’t until a year ago that a player’s jersey was hung in the …
Milwaukee is 9-2 under the interim coach — with room for improvement.
In a season that has become a cold slap in the face for one of the nation's most consistent men's basketball programs, the decline of UW's defense has been the No. 1 reason for its fall into the Big Ten Conference's second division.
Milwaukee needs to add a high-quality starter to stay with the Cubs, who landed top free agent Yu Darvish on Saturday.
UW is recruiting players who are better prospects than anyone thinks, because high school players from Wisconsin — along with many upper Midwest states — are chronically underrated by the scouting gurus.
Evidence suggests the Eagles will be the best of the Patriots’ eight Super Bowl opponents in the Brady-Belichick era. Philadelphia is the only New England opponent that has a top-five scoring offense, a top-five scoring defense and won its NFC Championship Game by more than 23 points.
Instead of a top-four finish, the prize for UW and Northwestern was positioning themselves to avoid a bottom-four finish and relegation to the who-cares Wednesday session in the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament a month from now in far-off Manhattan.
Monday night's 74-63 loss to Nebraska shows that UW can't bank on the Kohl Center being its saving grace.
Now the onus is on GM David Stearns to use the glut of outfield talent to trade for a high-end starting pitcher.