FOOTBALL Barfknecht: Why not some straight talk from Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen?

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    Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen said he knew before the LSU game that quarterback Joel Stave couldn’t play, and defended his decision not to reveal it. “We’re doing everything we can to win the football game,’’ the coach said. “Having your No. 2 quarterback out ... that’s not the proper time to make that announcement.’’

Posted: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:00 am | Updated: 9:38 pm, Tue Sep 2, 2014.

The injury misinformation fire drill at Wisconsin took another bizarre twist Tuesday night, making you wonder if coach Gary Andersen should be listed as questionable for this week with a brain sprain.

The only way to follow this soap opera over whether backup quarterback Joel Stave will ever play again is with a timeline:

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