Badger Opposition Research: 2014 LSU Post-Spring edition

Welcome to the newest feature here at MTB, “Badger Opposition Research.” It’s our attempt to give you the scoop on each Badger football opponent, and there’s no better way to kick it off than with a look at the first team the Badgers will face in 2014 — LSU. Over the course of this series […]


Just one primetime game for Badgers in 2014

Wisconsin played two primetime Big Ten football games last season, taking on Illinois and Ohio State on the road. On Tuesday the Big Ten Network released its primetime games and Wisconsin wasn’t on the list. Following the ESPN/ABC announcement last week, it means Wisconsin won’t be playing in primetime outside of it’s season opening matchup […]

NCAA Announces Corrective and Punitive Measures for Penn State

NCAA Autonomy Coming: What will the internet do now?

Just sit back and imagine a world where you aren’t reading constantly about the evil organization that is the NCAA for a moment. Let it soak in…because we all know that is a foreign concept in a world where snark and constant cynicism permeates the Internet circles we all run in.


Five Must-See Spring Events for Badger fans

This can be a rough time in the lives of the Badger faithful, what with spring football done, the hockey season over with and no more basketball games to attend. Some of you may even be going through Badger withdrawal (I know we are here) already.


Badger softball makes it 10 in a row

Wisconsin’ softball team may have gotten off to a rocky start this season, but lately it’s been anything but that for the Badgers. UW has been on a pretty healthy win streak as of late, and they continued it this weekend with a sweep of Penn State on the road—moving the win streak to 10 […]

J.J. Watt Proves Why He’s best Badger Ambassador ever…again

Yahoo! Sports has another heart-warming story about former Badger J.J. Watt and some of the great things he continues to do for Houston Texan fans and fans of the Badgers since his arrival in the NFL. On this occasion some kids weren’t believing Watt was actually friends with Trey, well Watt and Trey found a […]


Badgers Hockey adds to 2014 class

With a multitude of forwards being lost to graduation and early entry in to the NHL, the Badgers were in need of help on the front line for next season. On Thursday, that help came in the form of USHL veteran Cullen Hurley, who announced his commitment to Wisconsin via Twitter. 

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MTB’s Badger basketball Awards

Welcome to what we hope to be an annual tradition unlike any other…our 1st ever Badger basketball honors. Not only will be talk about the players, but it is our goal to have a little bit of fun looking back at the season as well. So, look for us to talk about the moments, players […]

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2016 In-state prospect rated 5-star by 247sports

Wisconsin and 5-star prospects are usually associated with a snowball’s chance in hell. That began to change last year as the Badgers were in the final three for 5-star running back Joe Mixon. However, in the 2016 recruiting class, UW has a very big chance to land one of the nation’s best players. 

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Where does Gary Andersen Rank amongst his Big Ten peers?

Yesterday Matt Hayes of the Sporting News rolled out the site’s official ranking of Big Ten coaches, and it got us to think about where we would rank said coaches ourselves. Hayes rated Wisconsin’s own Gary Andersen as the fifth best coach in the league. An injustice you say? Just about right? Well, it got […]


Badgers Women’s basketball officially adds Marble to 2014 class

Wisconsin fans should be very familiar with the last name Marble, only this time they won’t be cursing the name. That’s because the daughter of former Iowa basketball standout Roy Marble (and sister of Roy Devyn Marble), Roichelle Marble, signed a national letter of intent to join Wisconsin’s class of 2014. The 5’7″ guard out of […]


Badgers hockey trio to represent Team USA at World Championships

Wisconsin’s rich tradition at the international hockey level continues this year, as a trio of Badgers were announced as part of the first 15 members of Team USA for the 2014 IIHF World Championships. Jake McCabe, Jake Gardiner and Craig Smith all will don the USA shirt in Minsk, Belarus from May 9-25.


Wisconsin vs. LSU will be a primetime battle

Wisconsin takes on LSU at Reliant Stadium on August 30, 2014 – in what is perhaps the most anticipated non-conference game in school history. On Tuesday Nola.com reported that the Badgers and Tigers are scheduled to square off in primetime. According to Jim Kleinpeter, ABC/ESPN announced the primetime schedule for the game but have yet […]