during the second round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 20, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.

2016-17 Badgers basketball schedule won’t be an easy one to navigate

The Big Ten finally released their 2016-17 conference basketball schedule, and with that the Wisconsin Badgers also released their season schedule. One thing was clear with both releases — this schedule is certainly going to challenge the notion of UW as a national contender. That’s because two strings of games in Big Ten play are […]

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Senior OL Dan Voltz announces retirement from football

The University of Wisconsin offensive line was expected to be a strong suit for the 2016 season, part of that reason was the strong leadership of senior Dan Voltz. His leadership was on display this spring, as he sat out recovering from a knee injury and noticing the talent of sophomore Michael Dieter at center […]

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 18:  Quarterback Joel Stave #2 of the Minnesota Vikings warms up prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on August 18, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

A Look at All 33 Wisconsin Badgers on NFL Preseason Teams

There are currently 33 former Wisconsin Badger Football players on NFL preseason rosters. Some, like J.J Watt, Joe Thomas, and Russell Wilson, have absolutely nothing to worry about. Barring an apocalypse, they will all be on their respective team’s 53-man rosters and are shoe-ins to start. However, many former Badgers are competing in tightly contested […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20:  Gwen Jorgensen of the United States celebrates as she wins gold during the Women's Triathlon on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Fort Copacabana on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Ex-Badger Gwen Jorgensen wins women’s triathlon at 2016 Rio Olympics

After a flat tire derailed what looked like sure gold medal hopes for former Badgers track & field and swimming star Gwen Jorgensen at the 2012 London Olympic games, she had one singular mission over the last four years. Just win gold baby. On Saturday afternoon, Jorgensen crossed the finish line holding back tears and […]

TORONTO, ON - AUGUST 16:  Choe Sol Gyong of Korea DPR gets past Rose Lavelle of the United States during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014 Quarter Final match between Korea DPR and the United States at the National Soccer Stadium on August 16, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Badgers women’s soccer player Rose Lavelle named No. 1 player in the country

MADISON, Wis. – Just weeks after earning her way back onto the Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) Hermann Trophy watch list, Wisconsin women’s soccer senior Rose Lavelle garnered another national honor and was named the No. 1 player in the country by TopDrawerSoccer.com in the TDS women’s national top 100 rankings for women’s college soccer. Leading […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 28: Taiwan Deal #28 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 28, 2015 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Future of Badgers backfield stepping up in fall camp

While most positions have focused on the here and now for the 2016 Wisconsin Badgers season, one position with concerns for the near future and long-term future was that of running back. Heading in to fall camp it appeared senior Corey Clement would headlining the group and fellow senior Dare Ogunbowale becoming the preferred second […]

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Badgers QB Icon Ron Vander Kelen passes away at age 76

Today’s Wisconsin Badger fan likely has fond memories of Russell Wilson and his magical season in 2011 or the run of Rose Bowl’s started by Scott Tolzien and Co., but for a different generation there was only one name that mattered at quarterback — Ron Vander Kelen. On Tuesday morning, it was announced that Vander […]

PISCATAWAY, NJ - NOVEMBER 01: Quentin Gause #50 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights tackles Krenwick Sanders #10 of the Wisconsin Badgers in the fourth quarter at High Point Solutions Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Piscataway, New Jersey.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

REPORT: Krenwick Sanders transferring from UW

The writing had to be on the wall, but on Sunday it appears the final word on wide receiver Krenwick Sanders’ career at the University of Wisconsin is over. According to a report from 247Sports’ Ryan Bartow, Sanders asked for and was granted a full release from his scholarship and will transfer from the program. […]

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 05:  Bart Houston #13 of the Wisconsin Badgers throws before the Advocare Classic against the Alabama Crimson Tide at AT&T Stadium on September 5, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers Fall Camp: Position battle updates

Fall camp has hit the time where the pads come on and things finally get real. It also means position battles are getting real and this Wisconsin Badgers football team has no shortage of battles going on. Whether its quarterback, safety, the second running back or defensive line — UW has some big questions to […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 28: Taiwan Deal #28 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 28, 2015 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Early surprises from Badgers football fall camp

Every year during fall camp someone surprises and earns themselves a spot in the rotation or a starting spot across college football. The same holds true for your Wisconsin Badgers, and as the team moves from shorts and jerseys in to padded practices things kick up a notch. It also means it is much easier […]

MADISON, WI - SEPTEMBER 19:  Offensive lineman Michael Deiter #63 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the college football game against the Troy Trojans at Camp Randall Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. The Badgers defeated the Trojans 28-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Fall Camp Preview: Offensive Line

When one thinks Wisconsin Badgers fotball…one thinks of the run game. A lot of that reason is due to a long line of amazing offensive lines. However, for the first time in over a decade things weren’t up to standard in 2015 and a lot of fingers were pointed to the offensive line. Previous Previews: Running […]

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Granato adding to his 2018-19 recruiting class in a big way

Four more players have committed to play college hockey for the Wisconsin Badgers on Thursday August 4, 2016. All four players will join the Badgers for the 2018-2019 season. The first commit came from Shattuck St. Mary’s forward Sam Stevens. Stevens announced his decision via twitter: The next came from Sampo Ranta, also a forward, […]

LINCOLN, NE - OCTOBER 10: Cornerback Derrick Tindal #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers and tight end Cethan Carter #11 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers fight for a ball during their game at Memorial Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Football Preview: Secondary

Last year, Wisconsin’s defense was among the best in the nation. With a stacked front seven, it looks like this year’s defense can be just as good… If they can figure out the secondary, that is. Previous Previews: Running Backs | Linebackers | Special Teams | Wide Receivers/Tight Ends | Defensive Line | Quarterback | Both starting safeties from last year are gone, which is […]

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 05:  Bart Houston #13 of the Wisconsin Badgers throws before the Advocare Classic against the Alabama Crimson Tide at AT&T Stadium on September 5, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Football Preview: Quarterback

After four rollercoaster years in which he set the Wisconsin quarterback record for wins, Joel “Sunshine” Stave’s reign as the Badger’s quarterback is over. For some, that may come as a relief. He was wild, erratic, and made some truly awful decisions. However, he did provide relative stability. For four years (felt like at least […]

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Running back Montee Ball #28 of the Wisconsin Badgers dives to score a 10-yard touchdown in the second quarter against the Stanford Cardinal in the 99th Rose Bowl Game Presented by Vizio on January 1, 2013 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers make AP all-time top 25

The Associated Press college football poll has taken on less significance as of late, but historically speaking there are few polls as important to the game. As we head in to the third season of the College Football Playoff era, the AP took some time to remind us all of its relevance and released an […]

MADISON, WI - OCTOBER 17:  David Blough #11 of the Purdue Boilermakers is sacked by Chris Orr #50 and Chikwe Obasih #34 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the third quarter of a game at Camp Randall Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Football Preview: Defensive Line

If there is a forgotten position on the Wisconsin Badgers football team, one could make a big time argument for the defensive line. Given the importance and flash of the players playing behind them it would be understandable. However, this group plays an important role in allowing those behind them to shine too. That could […]

MADISON, WI - OCTOBER 03: Robert Wheelwright #15 of the Wisconsin Badgers makes the catch during the second half against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Camp Randall Stadium on October 03, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Fall Camp Preview: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

After two highly productive years as Wisconsin football’s top receiving option, Alex Erickson is gone. Now, the Badgers need someone that they can count on to be the consistent route runner and pass catcher that Erickson was. Even though he wasn’t really a big play receiver, it is going to be difficult to replace his […]

MADISON, WI - OCTOBER 31: Rafael Gaglianone #10 of the Wisconsin Badgers kicks a field goal during the first quarter against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Camp Randall Stadium on October 31, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Fall Camp Preview: Special Teams

Wisconsin fans have found out just how important special teams play can be over the past two seasons. Not having a solid punting game, a reliable kicker and just average (at best) return games have stagnated what was once an annual strength of the Badgers football program. Some new faces and a renewed focus from […]

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Badgers add to future at LB with commit of Alabama transfer

The University of Wisconsin football coaching staff under head coach Paul Chryst has shown a knack for not leaving many stones unturned on the recruiting trail. One of those stones is the selected targeting of collegiate transfers. Chryst and Co. entered the 2016 season having added two key transfers in former Pitt running back Chris […]

MADISON, WI - SEPTEMBER 19:  Linebacker Vince Biegel #47 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts during the college football game against the Troy Trojans at Camp Randall Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Fall Camp Preview: Linebackers

To understand where the Badgers are defensively, and especially at linebacker, we need to hit the rewind button all the way back to the 2013 season and the change to the 3-4 defense. Many wondered if the Badgers had the athletes and bodies to be able to make the change work. Previous Previews: Running Back […]

MADISON, WI - OCTOBER 31: Corey Clement #6 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs in for a touchdown during the first half against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Camp Randall Stadium on October 31, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

2016 Wisconsin Badgers Fall Camp Preview: Running Backs

One could be forgiven for taking 1,000-yard seasons for granted out of the Wisconsin Badgers backfield. UW has been churning out star running backs for about as long as most reading this can remember. Then Corey Clement got injured, misdiagnosed, had surgery on a sports hernia and rushed back way too fast. It left a […]

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