Reflections on a Buzzer Beater

The 1975 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds is best known for its epic Game 6. What made this game so special is that its greatness was clear well before it was over. During his 10th inning at bat Pete Rose famously told Carlton Fisk “this is some kind of game, isn’t […]

Marquette, Wisconsin Face Tough NCAA Tournament Roads

The NCAA Tournament field was announced on Sunday and both the Marquette Golden Eagles and Wisconsin Badgers will be playing for a National Championship. Granted, the likelihood of either team actually winning the title is very close to zero. But hey! Stranger things have happened. Let’s take a look at each team’s road to cutting down the […]

Badgers Basketball: It’s all gravy from here

The NCAA Tournament is the most exciting way to evaluate the success of a college basketball season. It’s also the least accurate. A team can have a regular season for the ages, but an NCAA Tournament run that falls short of expectations will cause a black cloud to magically appear. A lot is at stake for the Wisconsin Badgers heading […]