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WISCONSIN SPORTS BRIEFS: Favor Hamilton's name taken off Big Ten award

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CHICAGO - The Big Ten Conference female athlete-of-the-year is no longer named in honor of former Wisconsin Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton. The league said today that it dropped Favor Hamilton’s name from the award, after discussions between the Badgers and conference officials.


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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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