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Cubs and Northwestern announce 2020 football date with Wisconsin; is Wrigley Field bowl game next?

Purple “N” flags fluttered above the scoreboard as the Cubs and Northwestern on Tuesday formally announced Wrigley Field will be the site of the Wildcats’ football game against Wisconsin on Nov. 7, 2020. “One of the cathedrals of sports,” NU coach Pat Fitzgerald said from a podium at third base. …

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Big Ten playoff and bowl talk — plus why Paul Chryst is Wisconsin’s perfect coach

Four things we learned after a weekend of brutal weather and brutal-er (let’s pretend it’s a word) Big Ten games: 1. Paul Chryst is the perfect coach for Wisconsin. About 20 questions into Chryst’s postgame news conference Saturday, a Wisconsin official asked: “Anything else for Coach?” Chryst pounced. “Nope, I’m …

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Meet David Edwards, the former option quarterback who now anchors Wisconsin Badgers offensive line

MADISON, Wis. — David Edwards, the midseason All-America right tackle for fifth-ranked Wisconsin, arrived on campus here two years ago as a 245-pound tight end with little sense of the work required to succeed in the trenches for the top program in the Big Ten West. He didn’t eat breakfast. …

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