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Blogging for LSC 432
When I first looked through the LSC 432 syllabus, I was kind of glad to see blog posts incorporated as part of our grade. I enjoy writing in blog form like that, and have done it in the past both on this blog and for Fansided, an online site featuring sport...

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Milwaukee Bucks offseason preview
The 2014/15 Milwaukee Bucks were one of the biggest surprises in the NBA. After finishing 15-67 the previous year, the Bucks righted the ship and finished 41-41 even after losing the #2 overall pick, Jabari Parker to an ACL tear early in the year. But this ...

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How does the NBA lottery work?
With the 2015-16 NBA regular season now in the books, it's time to look ahead at what comes next. For some teams, the NBA Playoffs are right around the corner, but for others, the focus will now turn to the NBA draft and the NBA draft lottery. The draft lot...

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Will Nigel Hayes return for his senior season?
Now that the college basketball offseason is upon us, our attention turns to underclassmen that could potentially declare for the upcoming 2016 NBA draft. One of those underclassmen is Wisconsin Badgers star Nigel Hayes. Along with Bronson Koenig, Hayes was...

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Milwaukee Brewers Season Preview
On June 28th, 2014 after the Brewers defeated the Colorado Rockies 74, they stood atop the NL Central with a record of 51-32. It all went downhill from there. The Brewers collapsed in the second half of the season with a 31-48 record that left them just two...

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2016 NCAA tournament: How the bracket was built
  March Madness is finally here! Since the brackets were revealed on Sunday night, there has been a lot of talk about what the Selection committee did wrong. While I can't sit here and defend some of the decisions they made in their seed list, like which te...

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NCAA Tournament: How the Bracket is Built
Last week I began to take a look at the NCAA selection committee and explain how they put together the seed list of every team in the tournament from 1-68. But what happens after the seed list is compiled? How does the committee build the bracket every year...

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How does the NCAA Tournament selection process work?
Every year after the brackets come out on Selection Sunday, the decisions by the NCAA selection committee are poured over by college basketball fans everywhere. Did the committee try and create matchups for ratings? Why did team x get put in the bracket of ...

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Wisconsin Badgers: How Greg Gard Turned Their Season Around
When Bo Ryan abruptly announced his retirement after a 64-49 victory over Texas A&M Corpus Christi on December 15, the Badgers were just a measly 7-5 with quite a few bad losses on their resume. Flash-forward to today and it's a much different story. While ...

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About Me
Welcome to my Wisconsin Sports blog! For anyone curious, here's a little backstory about me. I guess I'll start with the most important thing of all; my name is Alex Miller. I am currently a senior at UW Madison majoring in Life Sciences Communication. My t...
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