Marquette Wire

BORN: Players should decide a game, not referees

Jacob Born

January 13, 2015

Filed under Opinions, Sports, Sports, Tribune, Viewpoints

Sunday's NFC Divisional playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys was arguably the best game of the playoff season thus far. Green Bay is a perennial NFC contender, while the Cowboys, and specifically Tony...

Sportstime NFL Analysis 10/30

Grant Becker

October 31, 2014

Filed under MUTV, Sports

MUTV's analysts take on the biggest questions in the NFL this week. Matt Unger and Ryan Patterson have the inside scoop on the Packers, Lions, Cardinals, and the Manning versus Brady battle. Patrick Thomas asks the guys to make...

LEARY: Home field advantage plays major role in weekend games

Patrick Leary

September 17, 2013

Filed under Sports

After this weekend, I can’t help but believe in the very real power of home field advantage. Last night, the two best teams in the National Football Conference squared off in Seattle. On one side, the fearsome defending NFC champs, ...

SEEMAN: Reflecting on four years as a Golden Eagle

Tim Seeman

May 3, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

How did we get here? No, really. It seems like just yesterday I sat nervously in a small classroom in Lalumiere Hall waiting for my first collegiate class — intermediate French — to begin. I would throw in some French...

SEEMAN: Rodgers takes over as Titletown’s new sheriff

Tim Seeman

February 8, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Three seasons ago, with Brett Favre still at quarterback, the Green Bay Packers traveled to Dallas and Favre's personal house of horrors, old Cowboy Stadium, to take on “America's team.” Favre struggled mightily as he had s...

Seeman: Don’t pack it in yet Green Bay fans

Tim Seeman

October 19, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

After a second consecutive gut-punch overtime loss this weekend to the Miami Dolphins, there are a lot of people who think the sky is falling in Titletown. Maybe it is. Tailback Ryan Grant and tight end Jermichael Finley...

SCHMIDT: Seven Blunders of the World

Erik Schmidt

September 30, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

From inside his cell at Riker’s Island, Plaxico Burress – the troubled wide receiver serving two years for accidentally busting a cap in his own leg – was having nightmares. Not again, he thought. It can’t be. The Packers...

The long fall of Marquette football

Mark Strotman

September 30, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

This is the second of a three-part series on the tradition, demise and future of  Marquette’s Division I football team. Following a successful six-win season in 1953 under head coach Liz Blackbourn, the Marquette f...

SCHMIDT: The Midwest’s bitter(sweet) rivalries

Erik Schmidt

September 9, 2010

Filed under Sports

Ninety miles of graying, midwestern freeway, bushy Ditka moustaches and beer battered brats, a training ground for blue collared workers who live and die by their sports teams: The Brew Crew. The Lovable Losers. Monsters of the...