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Once again, Disarray at the Dome

After Wisconsin's improbable victory two years ago, it looked like the Badgers, 14-point favorites against 1-10 Minnesota, would see very few fireworks from their opponents. Once again, history repeats itself at the Metrodome.

MINNEAPOLIS - The most-played rivalry in Division I football, the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Wisconsin Badgers have met 117 times since 1890 and have been battling for the coveted ‘Paul Bunyan's Axe' since 1948. Although Minnesota leads the series 59-50-8, Wisconsin has owned the series in recent years, winning 11 of the last 13 games between the two schools. Lately, the ‘border battle' has...

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