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Star Tribune sports columnist Sid Hartman dies at age 100 – Minneapolis Star Tribune

“My father’s extraordinary and resilient life has come to a peaceful conclusion surrounded by his family,” his son, Chad Hartman, tweeted early Sunday afternoon…

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Sid Hartman, who started selling newspapers in 1928 and wrote about sports for the Star Tribune for the ensuing decades, died Sunday. He was 100.
“My father’s extraordinary and resilient life has come to a peaceful conclusion surrounded by his family,” his son, Chad Hartman, tweeted early Sunday afternoon.
Sid Hartman also was for decades a radio voice on WCCO.
Hartman was born on the North Side of Minneapolis on March 15, 1920, and he worked for newspapers in his hometown for nearly his enti…

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Graham Mertz rewrites Wisconsin football record book in debut as starter – ESPN

Graham Mertz, a redshirt freshman named the starter after Jack Coan was injured in practice, broke the Wisconsin program record for completion percentage in a 45-7…

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Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Graham Mertz broke the program record for completion percentage in a game on Friday, completing 20 of 21 passes for 248 yards and five touchdowns in the Badgers’ 45-7 win over visiting Illinois in Madison.
“It was definitely fun,” Mertz said afterward. “I owe it to Coach

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Wisconsin vs. Illinois score: Graham Mertz has breakout performance as No. 14 Badgers roll in Big Ten opener – CBSSports.com

The redshirt freshman Mertz threw five touchdown passes as Wisconsin exacted revenge for last season’s upset

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A year after squandering a 13-point second-half lead to Illinois in a stunning loss last season, No. 14 Wisconsin secured revenge in convincing fashion with a 45-7 victory over the Fighting Illini on Friday night in the first Big Ten football game of the season. Led by a nearly perfect effort from redshirt freshman quarterback Graham Mertz, the Badgers dominated the game in all facets.
Mertz tied a school record by completing 17 straight passes as he became the first Wisconsin freshman to start…

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Big Ten Football 2020 Bowl Projections, College Football Playoff picks – Buckeyes Wire

The Big Ten has a rich, rich history in historical bowl games, and the expectations are set for that to continue in 2020, or so we think. Here at Buckeyes Wire,…

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The Big Ten has a rich, rich history in historical bowl games, and the expectations are set for that to continue in 2020, or so we think. Here at Buckeyes Wire, we’re keeping with tradition and giving you a peek at where we think all the teams in the conference will end up when all the dust settles on the season.
We reassess after each week of games and project based on what we’ve seen. Our first edition takes a look at where things project in this pandemic shortened 2020 season, but it’s sure to…

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