Wisconsin Badgers defeat UNLV Rebels, 41-21

Las Vegas — It’s not exactly an original question, but it had some relevance Saturday night to Wisconsin as it rolled the first pair of dice on the 2010 season: How do you leave Las Vegas with a small fortune?

You come here with a big one.

No. 15 Pitt learned the hard way Thursday night by venturing into Mountain West Conference territory and losing to Utah. The Badgers began a year of realistically high expectations ranked 12th and similarly had something to lose...

Las Vegas – Admit it, Wisconsin football fans.

You had to be nervous after seeing the 12th-ranked Badgers stumble to a three-point halftime lead against Nevada-Las Vegas Saturday night at Sam Boyd Stadium.

If the Badgers were anxious, it didn’t show in the second half. UW scored four times in the third quarter – a defensive touchdown, two offensive touchdowns and a field goal – to pull away en route to a 41-21 victory in front of a crowed of 31,107.

Although qua...