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Recent sightings: Tough to beat

October 17, 2007

Photo: Jeff Miller Spotlights shine on a darkened rink as players from the Wisconsin women’s ice hockey…

Big Ten Network to officially launch Aug. 30

July 2, 2007

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.

Regents approve new compensation package for Ryan

April 13, 2007

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.

Register now for Crazylegs

April 10, 2007

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.

Men’s basketball ranked top in the country

February 19, 2007

The Wisconsin men’s basketball team (26-2, 12-1 Big Ten) earned its first-ever No. 1 ranking in the Associated Press Poll released Monday. The Badgers lead the nation in both wins and winning percentage. Ohio State remains No. 2 followed by Florida and UCLA.