Sports editors Eric Kohlbeck and Chris Bumbaca sat down to discuss a huge weekend for Wisconsin athletics on this week’s sports podcast from The Badger Herald.The two talked about the No. 22 Wisconsin vs. No. 11 Nebraska football game and the Heisman hopefuls that will take the field Saturday at Camp Randall.http://badgerherald.com/sports/2014/11/13/nebraska-returns-to-uw-with-first-place-up-for-grabs/The No. 3 Wisconsin men’s basketball team also returns to action this weekend, where they will raise the banner from their magical 2014 Final Four run before theirregular season opener against Northern Kentucky.Badgers to raise banner from Final Four, open non-conference playAfter what was a long, hype-filled summer following a Final Four run last season, the Wisconsin men’s basketball team is Read… Women’s soccer also takes to the pitch at the McClimon Soccer Complex in the first round of the NCAA Tournament as they take on DePaul.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) may consider a claim of the Russian Paralympians, banned from the upcoming games in Rio, according to an official statement.ECHR would consider the claim of the Russian Paralympians should they file it, the court said in a statement on Tuesday, reports Sputnik. (Also read: Russian team banned from competing in Rio Paralympics)The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected the Russian Paralympic Committee’s (RPC) appeal against its ban from the upcoming Rio Olympics.Russian Senator Tatiana Lebedeva suggested that Moscow could file a lawsuit with ECHR. (Also read: Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban)”All properly submitted claims are examined by the court which will examine whether the claim meets the conditions of admissibility defined by the European Convention on Human Rights before it may be considered substantially,” the court said.