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From one Badger to another

April 6, 2016

UW basketball Coach Greg Gard speaks at a press conference announcing the "Bring Bucky Home" campaign at the Henry Vilas Zoo Visitor Center on April 6. The campaign will raise money to build a Wisconsin Heritage Exhibit that will feature a natural badger enclosure and pay tribute to Wisconsin's history as a mining state and to the University of Wisconsin.

Badgers returning to Sweet 16

March 20, 2016

Bronson Koenig hit a 3-point buzzer beater to lead UW past Xavier, 66-63, in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Wisconsin will meet Notre Dame in the East Regional semifinals Friday.

Congratulations, Coach

March 9, 2016

Greg Gard, left, talks with Jim and Pauline Nedelcoff after being named the 16th head coach of the Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team Tuesday. Gard began his career under Coach Nedelcoff at Southwestern High School in Hazel Green, Wis.

Chancellor Blank statement on Bo Ryan

March 5, 2016

In February 2015, the University of Wisconsin–Madison received allegations related to the possible misuse of university resources and personal conduct of former Head Basketball Coach…

Badgers, UW–Madison partner on ‘It’s On Us’ campaign

October 14, 2015

UW–Madison has joined the national “It’s on Us” campaign to stop sexual assault and will showcase an “It’s On Us” video during the Homecoming football game Oct. 17.

Recent sightings: Volleyball 101

August 14, 2015

Members of the Wisconsin women’s volleyball team hosted a Bucky’s Buddies Sports 101 for Kids event in the Field House on Aug. 13. The…

Buckets, Bucky and brains: A look back, a Duke link

April 6, 2015

History and more about the NCAA championships

A way with words

March 31, 2015

Thanks to Nigel Hayes, stenographers – and interesting words – are having a moment.

Registration open for conference on ethics and sports journalism

March 25, 2015

Registration is now open for "Fair or Foul: Ethics and Sports Journalism," a public conference to be held April 10 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Bracketology 101: What McLay reads in the seeds

March 17, 2015

Will a No. 5 seed lose to a No. 12? Will No. 1 seed Wisconsin make it all the way to the Final Four for the second year in a row? One could guess the answers to these key questions before March Madness begins in earnest, but there are much better ways to fill out NCAA brackets, according to UW–Madison’s resident bracketologist, Laura McLay, an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering.

Recent sightings: UW women’s hockey

January 20, 2015

The No. 4 Wisconsin women’s hockey team (18-4-2) hosted the Bemidji State Beavers for a pair of games this past Friday and Saturday at LaBahn Arena. The Badgers split the series, losing 2-1 Friday but winning a thriller by the same score in overtime the following day. Wisconsin senior Brittany Ammerman scored the game-winning goal 46 seconds into extra time.