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The new Big Ten Network officially launches in prime time at 7 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, Aug. 30, with the evening also marking the inaugural telecast of Big Ten Tonight, the network's signature studio-based news, information and highlight show.
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday approved an amended contract with Badger men's basketball coach Bo Ryan that increases his next year's salary by $250,000, which provides him a $1.25 million compensation package.
Badger head football coach Bret Bielema will be the grand marshal for the 26th Annual Crazylegs Classic coming up on Saturday, April 28. The event includes an 8K run, a two-mile walk and a wheelchair competition. Cindy Alvarez, wife of athletic director Barry Alvarez, will lead the walk.