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Wisconsin's Alvarez relishes Rose Bowl return

Updated: December 31, 2012, 6:31 PM ET
Associated Press

PASADENA, Calif. -- When the Wisconsin players asked Barry Alvarez to return to the sideline, he couldn't resist.

After all, it's the Rose Bowl sideline, and that old stadium has an irresistible lure for lifelong football people.

But when Bret Bielema abruptly left the Badgers for Arkansas after they clinched their third straight trip to Pasadena, Alvarez also felt a compulsion to protect the program he built into a power. The underdog Badgers (8-5) realize the odds they face against ...

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