Luke Hancock made four straight 3-pointers in the first half, and Peyton Siva and Chane Behanan had monster second halves to lead the top-seeded Cardinals (35-5) to their first national title since 1986 on Monday night with an 82-76 victory over Michigan.
Marco Estrada pitched seven effective innings and doubled home a run Monday, helping the Milwaukee Brewers stop a five-game slide with a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the first game of the season at Wrigley Field.
Jimmie Johnson pulled away on a restart with eight laps to go and won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday. It was his eighth career victory on the shortest track the series races.
Justin Morneau singled in the tiebreaking run with two outs in the ninth inning after an error by Chris Davis, and the Minnesota Twins got a home run from Chris Parmalee in a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.
Wade Miley and Kyle Lohse were locked into a pitching duel through six innings before the Arizona Diamondbacks spoiled Lohse's debut with Milwaukee by scoring two runs on a wild pitch off reliever Michael Gonzalez in the seventh for a 3-1 win over the Brewers on Friday night.
Senior defensive end David Gilbert announced Friday that he will not play for the Wisconsin football team this fall due to recurring injuries to his right foot. It was to be Gilbert’s final year of eligibility.
Menomonie High School Linebacker and Offensive Guard Eric Peissig has been selected to the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Team ( Wisconsin Chapter). Eric was one of the eleven student athletes that will be honored at half time of the Wisconsin Badgers Spring Game on April 20th.
Mike Pelfrey pitched into the sixth inning in his Minnesota debut, Josh Willingham and Trevor Plouffe hit home runs and the Twins took the season-opening series from the Detroit Tigers with an 8-2 victory Thursday.
The Green Bay Packers’ preseason schedule is highlighted by a nationally televised contest at Lambeau Field against the Seattle Seahawks on Friday, Aug. 23. The preliminary schedule was communicated by the National Football League on Thursday.
Eau Claire Memorial's Jake Sparger was the Big Rivers Conference Pitcher of the Year last season as he struck out 70 batters in 54 innings. In this week's Gordy's Athlete of the Week, SportScene 13's Jenn Chapman profiles the Old Abes ace.
Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez each homered for the second straight game, leading the Colorado Rockies over the Milwaukee Brewers 8-4 Tuesday night and giving Walt Weiss his first win as a major league manager.