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  1. Barry Alvarez enjoying his return to Wisconsin Badgers sideline f...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Barry Alvarez is enjoying the chance to return to the sideline where he enjoyed his greatest triumphs as Wisconsin's coach in the Rose Bowl. Alvarez stepped in after Bret Bielema's surprising departure to Arkansas earlier this month.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2012
  2. Bowl season an opportunity for Big Ten, ACC to end on high note -...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The beauty of bowl season is it provides every league a chance to salvage something. The Big Ten and the ACC are no exceptions. So which league is in most need of a strong postseason showing?

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  3. Sign language: Wisconsin Badgers

    Adam Rittenberg

    As Wisconsin players walk up the tunnel leading from their locker room, they see a sign overhead that reads "The Road to the Rose Bowl begins here." It's the last thing players see before walking under the stands and through a separate tunnel into Ca...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  4. Big Ten wants selection committee to pick four-team playoff

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten on Monday outlined its preferences for college football's future postseason model, which include a selection committee with guidelines to help select four playoff participants.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  5. Badgers get boost from Ball's surprise call

    Adam Rittenberg

    It has been a rough few days for the Wisconsin Badgers, who lost their second consecutive Rose Bowl on Monday and lost two more assistant coaches Wednesday. But the week is ending on a very good note: "MoneyBall" is waiting to cash in. Translat...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  6. Big Ten teams not eligible for bowl game can't play in title game...

    Adam Rittenberg

    A Big Ten team unable to play in a postseason bowl game because of league or NCAA sanctions will not be eligible to play in the conference championship game.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  7. Badgers ready to carry Big Ten banner

    Adam Rittenberg

    LOS ANGELES -- The Big Ten is 6-3 in bowls since 2009 and has recorded five wins against top 15 opponents, but the league's reputation largely will be shaped in Pasadena. The Wisconsin Badgers are well aware of this fact. Conferences are judged...

    Blog | December 31, 2010
  8. Wisconsin Badgers season recap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Bret Bielema and the Wisconsin Badgers took the step from very good to great this season, and they received a rosy reward for their efforts. Wisconsin is headed back to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 11 seasons. After hovering just below elit...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  9. Wisconsin maintains healthy BCS lead

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Wisconsin Badgers had good reason to put roses between their teeth late Saturday afternoon. Although it's not official for another week, Wisconsin can pretty much punch its ticket to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 11 seasons. Wisconsin...

    Blog | November 28, 2010
  10. Spring superlatives: Wisconsin

    Adam Rittenberg

    The superlatives series marches on as we take a look at the strongest and weakest positions for the Wisconsin Badgers in 2010. Wisconsin doesn't lose much at all from its Champs Sports Bowl title team. Defensive end O'Brien Schofield leaves a majo...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  11. Wisconsin linebacker Jonathan Casillas to miss Champs Sports Bowl...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Wisconsin senior linebacker Jonathan Casillas and two other players will not play in the Champs Sports Bowl against Florida State.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2008
  12. Wisconsin Badgers season recap

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Wisconsin made no secret about its chief goal for the 2008 season. As one of only three FBS teams to have reached January bowl games in each of the last four years, the Badgers' next step was obvious. BCS or bust....

    Blog | December 16, 2008
  13. Champs Sports or Insight for Wisconsin?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Mickey Mouse vs. Giant Saguaro. The Everglades vs. Camelback Mountain. Urban sprawl vs. urban sprawl. These are the choices facing the Wisconsin Badgers, who find themselves in the mix for the Champs Sports ...

    Blog | December 02, 2008
  14. Big Ten has benefited most under BCS system in past decade

    Adam Rittenberg

    Despite boasting the fourth-best record in BCS bowl games in the past decade, the Big Ten has sent the most teams to bowl games. Adam Rittenberg looks at the conference's best teams, players, games and moments.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2008
  15. Big Ten looks to regain credibility among college football's elit...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Take a quick look at the position battles, coaching changes and other key factors to pay attention to during spring practices around the Big Ten.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2008