SPORTS NEWS

First rookie of year, now Pro Bowler

The Green Bay Packers have a Pro Bowler ... for now.

Running back Eddie Lacy, who was named the NFL's rookie of the year Tuesday, will now replace Adrian Peterson at the Pro Bowl on Jan. 26.

Read more...

Thomas comes off bench, Cyclones lose

For the first time this season, freshman Matt Thomas didn't start for the Iowa State men's basketball team.

And for the second time this season - and second consecutive game - the Cyclones lost.

Read more...

Deng to Cavs, feels like Reddick to Bucks

By RICK SOLEM
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The first big trade went down in the NBA. It will be the first of many, while teams try to play in or out of the playoffs/draft lottery.

Basically, Cleveland gets Luol Deng and Chicago gets a first-round pick as long as it’s not in the Top 12 next year and two second-round picks (the nitty gritty will be discussed later). Chicago also got, and cut, Andrew Bynum.

Read more...

UW off to best start in school history

MADISON - It is simply dominant.

A 100-year-old record was broken Wednesday when the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team won its 16th in a row to start the season – the best start since the 1911-12 and 1913-14 teams that went 15-0.

Read more...

It's been a month, why not play the championship

By RICK SOLEM
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

I hate college football. Not football, but college football. The system.

It’s so hard to focus on what I hate most.

Read more...