Its spot in the Big Ten title game already assured, Wisconsin now gets a chance to prove it deserves it.
The scary part for Ohio State's opponents is that Braxton Miller is still learning the offense.
The Washington Nationals came as close as they ever have to a playoff berth on Wednesday evening.
The end of Stephen Strasburg's season was the beginning of a wild, stormy day at Nationals Park Saturday.
When the Washington Nationals move on past the shutdown of Stephen Strasburg, left-hander John Lannan figures to be the guy to fill in the necessary starts for the rest of the regular season. Lannan is still expected to join the rotation, but he won't necessarily be just stepping into Strasburg's turn.
There aren't too many people out there who still don't know what Jordan Zimmermann can do on the mound. Not too many who haven't heard that, despite being less heralded than some of his rotation mates, his talent and consistency could rival any in the game.
The Washington Nationals' list of serious injuries to key players got longer Sunday when they put shortstop Ian Desmond on the disabled list with a tear in his left oblique.
Steve Lombardozzi reached into the back of his locker to find the glasses. Protected in a carrying case with a hard shell and foam inside, he handled them delicately. The Nike Strobe glasses go for around $500 per pair, so Lombardozzi is sure to be gentle with them.
The Washington Nationals have activated outfielder Michael Morse from the 15-day disabled list.