Joseph LaBate

JT Compher and the Michigan Wolverines sweep the Badgers in Ann Arbor

Wisconsin put together two solid periods of hockey but could not make it three, and were worn down by Michigan, losing to the Wolverines 2-5. Wisconsin and Michigan got off to a quicker pace than they did yesterday with an action packed twenty minutes from the drop of the puck. Michigan looked dangerous early. The […]

IOWA CITY, IA - NOVEMBER 22: Quarterback Jake Rudock #15 of the Iowa Hawkeyes is tripped up on a keeper by linebacker Vince Biegel #47 of the Wisconsin Badgers, in the first quarter on November 22, 2014 at Kinnick Stadium, in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers Spring Football 2015 Preview: Linebacker

The Wisconsin Badgers survived a quick transition to the 3-4 look in 2013, managed to survive a massive turnover in front of them in 2014 and the transition to Dave Aranda players is nearly complete heading in to 2014. However, the Badgers won’t have stalwarts like Marcus Trotter or Derek Landisch available anymore and that […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 20: Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers shoots a three pointer during the first half against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kohl Center on January 20, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Joesh Gasser

Senior Day about controlling own legacy for Wisconsin Badgers

Senior day is always a bittersweet moment, no matter the team or the players involved. Four years of memories, hard work and effort is all coming to an end. For the Wisconsin Badgers, Sunday’s senior day has all of that and a lot more at stake too. Thanks to a road loss to No. 14 […]

ST PAUL, MN - MARCH 22: Joel Rumpel #33 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends the net from a shot by the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Big Ten Men's Ice Hockey Championship game on March 22, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Badgers bad luck continues in series opening loss to Michigan

Wisconsin held close to the Michigan Wolverines for the majority of the game but the hosts imposed their will on the Badgers over the course of the game and with a couple lucky bounces, recorded a three to zero win over the Badgers. Steve Racine stood strong in net for the Wolverines, posting 22 saves […]

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 15:  (L-R) Joel Stave #2 of the Wisconsin Badgers and Sam Arneson #49 celebrate a touchdown against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Camp Randall Stadium on November 15, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers Spring Football 2015 Preview: Tight Ends

Last season the Badgers pass game could’ve been a real disaster if it weren’t for the improving and solid play of the tight end position. Wisconsin’s second-leading receiver was tight end Sam Arneson, who had 29 receptions for 387 yards and a team-best four touchdowns. Things will be different this season though, as Arneson is […]


Baby Badgers 2016: New Coaching Staff hits ground running

Wisconsin’s new coaching staff has begun making its mark on the recruiting trail, putting its stamp on what the 2016 recruiting cycle will look like. One would expect that considering 2015’s class is done and dusted. However, there have been a number of new offers to have gone out of the past few weeks. With […]

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 29: Alex Erickson #86 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs with the football during the first half of play against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Camp Randall Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers Spring Football 2015 Preview: Wide Receiver

Where or where have the wide receivers gone? First it was down to a one-man show with Jared Abbrederis and then it was really nothing much with maybe a glimmer of hope from Alex Erickson. However, the once deep and impactful crew of wide receivers has left Camp Randall. Previous Previews: Quarterback | Offensive Line […]

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 07: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers along with Sam Dekker #15, Traevon Jackson #12, Nigel Hayes #10, and Josh Gasser #21 of the Purdue Boilermakers during the second half against Wisconsin Badgers at Kohl Center on January 07, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin’s 10-game win streak snapped by No. 15 Maryland

No. 5 Wisconsin had a chance to clinch a Big Ten championship on Tuesday night, but a 26-point night by Maryland forward Dez Wells spoiled the party and the Maryland Terps put the champagne on ice in a 59-53 win. The loss snapped a 10-game win streak by the Badgers and prevented this UW team from […]

MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 15: Head Coach Bo Ryan of the Wisconsin Badgers talk to Duje Dukan #13 on the bench during the first half against the Illinois Fighting Illini at Kohl Center on February 15, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Bo Ryan

Badgers Basketball Preview: Maryland edition

The Matchup: No. 4 Wisconsin (25-2, 13-1 B1G) When: Tues. Feb. 24; 6pm CT Where: College Park, MD; Xfinity Center (17,950) TV: ESPN Radio: Badgers Sports Network Last Meeting: UW won, 78-69 at Maui Invitational (11/25/09) All-Time Series: Wisconsin leads, 5-2   Projected Starting Lineups: Maryland G Melo Trimble — Fr. 6-3, 190 (16.1 ppg, 3.6 rpg) G Richaurd Pack — […]


The Motion W: Episode 10

It’s Tuesday and that means a brand new edition of The Motion W on Badger Sports Radio featuring our Managing Editor Andy Coppens is upon us. The show has hit the 10 episode milestone and there is a lot to go over in this episode. The duo of Andy and Nate hit up the following […]

Hotels in Baltimore cheaper than most tickets for showdown with Terrapins

The Wisconsin Badgers continued their charge towards a No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament as they dispatched the Minnesota Golden Gophers at home on Saturday. Player of the year candidate Frank Kaminsky scored 21 and Bronson Koenig scored a career-high 17 as the Badgers cruised to a 10-point win. Senior guard Josh Gasser reached […]

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Michigan State routes Wisconsin hockey

Madison, Wis. – Michigan State’s Ryan Keller would score two goals in the first period and Thomas Ebbing would add one more in the third as the Michigan State Spartans dominated the Wisconsin Badgers, winning Saturday’s matchup 3-0. Michigan State’s win would create a series split, with Wisconsin winning Friday night’s matchup. The first period […]

MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 15: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates with Bronson Koenig #24 of the Illinois Fighting Illini at Kohl Center on February 15, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Badgers make it a perfect 10 with win over Gophers

The Badgers came in to the Border Battle rivalry game with Minnesota riding a 9-game win streak, with Sam Dekker red hot over the last three contests. Wisconsin didn’t need him on Saturday, pushing its win streak to 10 games with a 63-53 win over the Gophers.  After putting up 53 points in the last […]

STATESBORO, GA - OCTOBER 30:  Running back Brandon Burks #32 gets the handoff from quarterback Brandon Silvers #12 of the Troy Trojans as they take on the Georgia Southern Eagles during first the quarter on October 30, 2014 at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, Georgia.  (Photo by Todd Bennett/GettyImages)

Way-too-early look at Badgers 2015 opposition: Troy edition

(Over the next few weeks we’ll be giving you some good old fashioned Badgers opposition research…aka a look at the 2015 schedule after the 2014 season) Hey, at least the Badgers aren’t playing an FCS opponent…so for all you that complain about the slate of home games, take solace in the fact that you aren’t […]


Wisconsin Hangs on to beat Michigan State

The Badgers scored twice in the second period and that would be enough to hang on to a two to one win against Big Ten rival, Michigan State. The win marked the first win on a Friday for this Badger team and their second in a row. The first twenty minutes could not separate the […]