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The Motion W: Episode 21

Yes, our podcast has turned the legal drinking age!! That means a massive party and blackout drunk right? Well, not exactly…it means bringing you the latest talk on Wisconsin Badgers’ spring football, the latest on Big Ten spring football and even some more Badgers hockey talk. Join our Andy Coppens and Sawyer Bock for the latest edition of The Motion W right here: http://madtownbadgers...
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NFL Notes: Draft, Broncos, Dolphins, & Patriots

Draft Omar Kelly reports that the Dolphins will host LSU OL La’el Collins for a visit next week. Aaron Wilson reports that Wisconsin OT Rob Havenstein has worked out for the Bengals, Jaguars, Buccaneers, and Rams. Broncos Mike Klis of the Denver Post would be surprised if the Broncos did not try to trade up from their No. 28 spot. Klis can ... The post NFL Notes: Draft,...
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Borland recruiting loss stings, but not time to write off Paul Chryst and Co.

Tuf Borland was supposed to be wearing Cardinal and White — his dad was a Badger after all. Tristian Pipp was a shoo-in to be a Badger — after all, he’s from in-state and a legit three-star linebacker. Except neither of those two things have happened. Pipp, a two-sport star at Greenfield (Wis.) High School surprised a lot in Badger nation and in football recruiting circles...
Via Madtown Badgers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin begins Paul Chryst era with spring promo video

With the beginning of spring football games quickly approaching, its a season of optimism for most programs — even those that have struggled in recent memory. For the Wisconsin Badgers, however, its a time where fans will get their first looks at newly hired head coach Paul Chryst. In mid- December, Chryst was hired to replace Gary Anderson and has the difficult task of following...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Kaminsky makes golf clubs look ridiculously small

Wisconsin Badgers center Frank Kaminsky is passing some time before the 2015 NBA Draft by heading out onto the golf course to play a few rounds. Unfortunately for Kaminsky, he may have some back problems if he continues to swing around regular sized golf clubs. In a photo that was shared on social media by Chad Coleman of Callaway Golf, Frank Kaminsky was seen swinging around a 7...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Browns, Dolphins, Rams, Titans, & Vikings

Draft Tony Pauline reports that some teams grade Indiana RB Tevin Coleman almost the equal to Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon, and a number scouts have Coleman ranked as one of the top three backs in the draft. USF CB/KR Chris Dunkley mentioned that he has either visited or will visit with the 49ers, Chargers, Falcons, Dolphins, Patriots, Bills, Lions, and Ravens. (Greg ... The...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Motion W: Episode 20

Yes folks, we’ve almost hit the legal drinking age on @TheMotionW show on Badger Sports Radio! You know the drill, twice a week you’ll hear our Andy and Sawyer talking all things Bucky. With basketball completely over and football winding down spring ball it’s a strange time in MadTown. On this episode Andy and Sawyer talk about the newest verbal pledge for Badgers football...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Football Recruiting: Wisconsin Badgers 5 biggest wants in 2016 class

Believe it or not, but national signing day is already two months in the rearview mirror. That means coaching staffs, new or old, have had time to start making plans and executing them on the recruiting trail. Heck, some have even begun filling the biggest needs. Still, things are developing on the recruiting trail for everyone and that means there are plenty of players each school...
Via Talking 10
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon Unlikely To Get Past Ravens At No. 26?

According to Peter King of MMQB, Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon won’t get past the Ravens at No. 26 overall. As things stand right now, the Ravens have Justin Forsett, Lorenzo Taliaferro, and Fitzgerald Toussaint listed as the top-three running backs on their depth chart, so it’s really not all that surprising to hear that they could prioritize some help ... The post Wisconsin...
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Wisconsin Badgers becoming an Under Armour school?

Adidas and the University of Wisconsin have had a long partnership and a lot of history together. The school has been sponsored by the apparel supplier since 2001, but it appears that agreement is likely on it’s last legs. Earlier in the week, we talked on @TheMotionW about sources indicating to us that UW and fast-rising apparel supplier, Under Armour, were likely to sign an agreement...
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CB Derrick Tindal suffers scary injury during Badgers spring practice

Perhaps the best bit of news to date in the Wisconsin Badgers’ spring camp has been a lack of news about major injuries happening. That streak could have ended on Sunday, as sophomore cornerback Derrick Tindal appeared to suffer a severe upper body injury. Severe enough to have to be transported via ambulance to the hospital according to reports from Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker Is The Latest College Basketball Star To Tweet At Rihanna

His poor shooting performance in the title game notwithstanding, Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker was on fire for pretty much the entire NCAA Tournament. Now that he’s declared for the NBA Draft, Dekker may be hoping that hot streak carries over on social media.  Following in the footsteps of Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid, Dekker decided to spit some game and tweet at Rihanna...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers add in-state defensive end Luke Benzschawel

Little brother following in big brother’s footsteps, it’s becoming a Wisconsin Badgers football tradition. There are the Watt brothers, the Biegel brothers and countless others before them. As of Friday afternoon you can add Grafton, Wisconsin’s own Benzschawel brothers to the mix. That’s because Beau’s little brother (who isn’t so little), Luke Benzschawel, was offered...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Kaminsky, Jahlil Okafor stage dance-off on TV

You should be dancing, the Bee Gees advised. But they never saw Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor. The opposing centers from the NCAA championship game appeared on ESPN's "Sports Nation" on Friday and cut a rug, tripped the light fantastic, shook their groove thing and whatever other phrases that fail to adequately describe their performance. Here's Wisconsin's Kaminsky: And now Duke...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Kaminsky and Stewart of UConn win Wooden Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Kaminsky of national runner-up Wisconsin and Breanna Stewart of three-time national champion Connecticut won the John R.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
10 days ago

Wisconsin center Kaminsky wins Wooden Award as nation's top player

  Frank Kaminsky of national runner-up Wisconsin has won the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's top men's player. The senior center received the trophy Friday night at the first College Basketball Awards from Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, where his name was announced by Greg Wooden, a grandson of the late UCLA coach. Earlier, Kaminsky won the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar...
Via AP on Fox
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Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky wins John R. Wooden Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) Frank Kaminsky of national runner-up Wisconsin has won the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's top men's player. The senior center received the trophy Friday night at the first College Basketball Awards from Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, where his name was announced by Greg Wooden, a grandson of the late UCLA coach. Earlier, Kaminsky won the Kareem...
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Wisconsin's Kaminsky wins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar award as best center

LOS ANGELES -- Frank Kaminsky of national runner-up Wisconsin has won the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year award. The senior nicknamed "Frank the Tank" was presented with the award Friday night at the first College Basketball Awards show at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Kaminsky led the Badgers to the Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles and a berth in the national...
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Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky wins Center of Year award

LOS ANGELES (AP) Frank Kaminsky of national runner-up Wisconsin has won the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year award. The senior nicknamed ''Frank the Tank'' was presented with the award Friday night at the first College Basketball Awards show at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Kaminsky led the Badgers to the Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles and a berth in the...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Frank Kaminsky, Jahlil Okafor Showed Off Their Dance Moves On SportsNation Today

Both Duke center Jahlil Okafor and Wisconsin power forward Frank Kaminsky are expected to be taken in the lottery in this year’s NBA Draft, which is good, because it doesn’t look like either will be finding a career in dancing any time soon. Friday, the duo – who played against each other in last Monday’s national title game – joined the SportsNation cast and wound up having...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

These Frank Kaminsky Dance Moves Are Not Suitable For Life

Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky went on ESPN’s Sports Nation on Friday and engaged in a dance off with Duke’s phenom Jahlil Okafor. What transpired was something which the world is not ready for, and we are talking about Frank’s dance moves. Check out the Vine provided by CJ Fogler which puts on display the moves, which Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Jahlil Okafor and Frank Kaminsky Dancing on ‘SportsNation’

Duke’s Jahlil Okafor and Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky are in Los Angeles today for The College Basketball Awards, but before suiting up to receive some hardware, the two paid a visit to the set of “SportsNation.” While there, both Okafor and Kaminsky were subjected to a game called, “Truth or Dance.” Expectedly, both danced. Kaminsky featured lots of personality (and no...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Forward Sam Dekker will enter NBA Draft

Wisconsin Badgers forward Sam Dekker announced Friday that he will join teammate Frank Kaminsky in the 2015 NBA Draft.  Dekker will attempt to ride the momentum of a strong NCAA Tournament into a professional career after flying under the radar for much of the 2014-15 season. The Sheboygan, Wisconsin native quietly averaged 13.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per contest rising to 15th...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker declares for 2015 NBA Draft

Wisconsin junior Sam Dekker has decided to forego his final season of eligibility and put his name in the 2015 NBA Draft, the school announced Friday. Photo: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images North America “After lots of thoughts and prayers, I’ve decided that it is in my best interest to enter the NBA Draft at this time,” Dekker said in a release. “It is difficult to leave Madison...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker declares for NBA Draft

Sam Dekker excelled throughout the entire 2014-15 Wisconsin Badgers season and he shined throughout the NCAA Tournament helping lead his team to the National Championship game. While Frank Kaminsky respectfully got all the awards and accolades, Dekker’s play this past season has helped raised his NBA stock. With his stock rising, Dekker announced in a […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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