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  1. B1G coaches tourney results: Game 3

    Brian Bennett

    We're back with some more results from our own version of March Madness, the all-time Big Ten coaches tournament. Our third game of the first round featured two coaches from the Paul Bunyan's Axe rivalry, though from vastly different eras. Minneso...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  2. Badgers chopping their way to BCS bowl

    Brian Bennett

    MINNEAPOLIS -- It's tradition in the Paul Bunyan's Axe series for the winning team to grab the axe and hunt down both goal posts for some pretend chopping. That tradition hit a slight snag on Saturday night. After No. 19 Wisconsin downed No. 25 Mi...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  3. Is Wisconsin CFB's most underrated team?

    Sharon Katz, ESPN Stats & Info

    AP Photo/Morry GashWisconsin's RB duo of Melvin Gordon and James White have had a lot to celebrate this season. Wisconsin heads to Minnesota on Saturday with Paul Bunyan's Axe on the line. The Badgers enter the game ranked 19th in the latest BCS Sta...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  4. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Paul Bunyan's Axe is super cool, but I wonder if the teams were more motivated when Wisconsin and Minnesota played for the Slab of Bacon. Mmm ... bacon. Longtime NFL insider Gil Brandt isn't very impressed with the Big Ten and says Baylor would t...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  5. James White, Montee Ball power Wisconsin past Minnesota

    James White raced 15 times through Minnesota's defense for 175 yards rushing and three touchdowns, carrying Wisconsin to a 38-13 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, the ninth straight time the Badgers have beaten the Gophers to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 20, 2012
  6. Gophers must grind to get Axe

    Brian Bennett

    Paul Bunyan's Axe has to be one of the coolest trophies in college football. Who wouldn't want to pick up a giant axe and swing it around after winning a game? And yet, the axe might as well be Excalibur for Minnesota, more mythical than real. "As...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  7. Beamer's won many games, but no title

    Bob Donnan/U.S. PresswireFrank Beamer (center) holds a noteworthy college football distinction. Every Friday during college football season, we're taking fans' questions and answering them on our blog. You can send questions to our Twitter account...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  8. Wisconsin runs past Minnesota to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe

    Montee Ball broke the Big Ten's single-season touchdown record and 16th-ranked Wisconsin trampled Minnesota 42-13 to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe for the eighth straight year -- and stay in the conference title chase.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  9. Wisconsin drops Minnesota for seventh straight year

    John Clay ran for three touchdowns and freshman James White added two more to lead No. 20 Wisconsin to a 41-23 win over Minnesota on Saturday to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe for the seventh straight year.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 09, 2010
  10. Kim Royston excited to face former teammates

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Kim Royston lifted Paul Bunyan's Axe with the rest of his Wisconsin teammates in 2006 and 2007. Now he wants to get his hands on the trophy again. But this time, he plans to do so as a Minnesota Golden Gopher. Royston, a safety who t...

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  11. Gophers' Royston maintains focus for former team

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg The Wisconsin-Minnesota game will always be known as the Battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe, but this year's contest could carry a different title: The Kim Royston Classic. Royston, the starting free safety for Mi...

    Blog | September 30, 2009
  12. Decker's loss really stings Gophers

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg If Minnesota reclaims Paul Bunyan's Axe, it must do so without star wide receiver Eric Decker, who will miss the game with a high ankle sprain. Judging by the way the Golden Gophers looked on offense against Michi...

    Blog | November 11, 2008
  13. Stocco, Hill bolster balanced Badger attack in blowout

    John Stocco threw four touchdown passes and P.J. Hill ran for two scores as No. 25 Wisconsin beat Minnesota 48-12 on Saturday to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 14, 2006
  14. Minnesota at No. 25 Wisconsin, noon p.m. ET

    Minnesota at No. 25 Wisconsin, noon p.m. ET

    Preview | October 13, 2006
  15. Minnesota (6-3) at No. 4 Wisconsin (8-0) 3:30 pm EDT

    Minnesota (6-3) at No. 4 Wisconsin (8-0) 3:30 pm EDT

    Preview | November 02, 2004
  16. UM-OSU more than just a game

    Ivan Maisel

    The 100th meeting between Michigan and Ohio State should once again live up to all of the hype.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2003