Wisconsin Badgers defeat Miami Hurricanes, 20-14
Orlando, Fla. — Nothing against this town, which is fine if you happen to be into theme parks and traffic, but Wisconsin doesn't need to be back anytime soon.
Not in this Champs Sports Bowl or even the New Year's Day game that shares its worn-out stadium, the Capital One. In one form or the other, the Badgers, way too young to qualify for snowbird status, have been here four of the last five years.
But more than that, it's been 10 years, which is long enough. Too lon...
Orlando, Fla. — Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema, his assistants, his players and several thousand UW fans returned to the scene of arguably the young coach's most embarrassing defeat of the 2008 college football season.
What No. 24 UW accomplished with an impressive 20-14 victory over No. 14 Miami on Tuesday night in the 2009 Champs Sports Bowl truly was remarkable.
The Badgers beat a ranked team for the first time in three tries this season to finish 10-3, their first ...
Orlando, Fla. — In the days leading to their matchup with No. 14 Miami in the Champs Sports Bowl on Tuesday night, Wisconsin's players did not downplay the importance of closing the 2009 season with a victory.
They spoke of winning 10 games for the first time since 2006 and beating a ranked team for the first time in three tries this season.
For coach Bret Bielema, UW's thrilling 20-14 victory over the Hurricanes should help alter the perception that his teams can't ...