Gazette sports writer/page designer Tom Miller takes a look back to an interesting faculty vote regarding the Rose Bowl in 1953
Gazette sports writer Eric Schmoldt and guest host Tim Seeman sit down to put a bow on 2015 and look ahead to 2016. What will you remember most about the year 2015 in the world of sports in Wisconsin?
How a team that fought tooth and nail against the defending NBA champions and then went out with a whimper against one of the league's bottom-feeders is a mystery, but it's not a coincidence that Greg Monroe played in the win over the Warriors but missed the Lakers loss recently.
In Green Bay, Charles Woodson pillaged offenses as a freelancing devil, a hella-smooth pickpocketer and a marauder of quarterbacks. He will be missed like few others.
When you fish 200 days a year, encounters with river monsters are inevitable. Most often these fish are flathead catfish, giant carp or sturgeon. Most often they get away, allowing the imagination to run wild and dimensions to at least double.
In one 15-minute span of actual time,Green Bay and Dallas ran five plays. That included one punt, which really isn't a play, but we'll count it. Five plays in 15 minutes.
This week on Xtra Points: High school basketball, the stumbling Badgers and the Packers' wild ride.
The Packers ran 39 pass plays (for 205 yards) and 40 run plays (for 230 yards). That is some zen-like, meditative-oneness, yoga-level balance for Green Bay.
After Saturday's win against the Golden State Warriors, it's up to Jason Kidd and his Milwaukee Bucks players to ensure they don't continue the one-step-forward-three-steps-back pattern that has imprinted itself on the 2015-16 season.
Fans and parents need to make sure their actions don't cause them to become part of the story.