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Milwaukee Bucks announce 1st preseason game at Kohl Center since 1999

The Milwaukee Bucks today announced that the team will return to Madison this fall, first for a week of training camp from Sept. 29 through Oct. 2, and then to host a preseason game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, Oct. 20. This year’s events will mark the first full-team appearance by the Bucks in […]

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Greatest Wisconsin Badgers of All-Time: No. 29 Lee Evans

No. 29 — Lee Evans, Football Great wide receivers don’t come through Madison, Wis. very often, but when they do it is something to behold. One of the greatest ever, and certainly one of the top of the Barry Alvarez era was Lee Evans. He certainly knew how to burst on to the scene, after […]

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Greatest Wisconsin Badgers of All-Time: No. 30 Lisa Boyd

No. 30 — Lisa Boyd, Volleyball Wisconsin volleyball has been on an upswing as of late, but it might never have gotten to this point without one person and one group setting the example. That person happens to be trailblazer Lisa Boyd. Just how much of a trailblazer was Boyd for this program? She was […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 01:  Chris Borland #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates the Big Ten Championship holding the Amos Alonzo Stagg Championship Trophy after defeating the Nebraska Cornhuskers 70-31 at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 1, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Greatest Wisconsin Badgers of All-Time: No. 31 Chris Borland

No. 31 — Chris Borland, Football In the current generation of Badger football players, there are plenty who have national name recognition. One of the greatest of that lot was, and is, former linebacker Chris Borland.  A quick look at the numbers and accolades and it is easy to see why Borland is so recognizable. […]

Nigel Hayes Listed On Pan American Games Initial Basketball Roster

Earlier this week, the 2015 United States Pan American Men’s Basketball Team roster was announced. USA basketball released a 22-player roster that will eventually be cut down to 16, which will then compete in Toronto from July 21-25 at the Ryerson Athletic Centre. The 22 roster invites include: Ron Baker (Wichita State), Malcolm Brogdon (Virginia), […]

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Report: Luke Opilka will not play for Badgers hockey after all

Last season was an utter disaster for the Wisconsin Badgers men’s hockey program, but goaltending wasn’t exactly among them. The numbers could suggest otherwise, but Joel Rumpel and Landon Peterson were far from the biggest problems facing the Badgers. However, entering the 2015-16 season the Badgers won’t have the services of either of those two […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 28:  Bronson Koenig #24 uses a screen by Duje Dukan #13 of the Wisconsin Badgers to try to get around Brandon Ashley #21 of the Arizona Wildcats in the first half during the West Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Bo Ryan’s Final Season May Need to Be His Best Coaching Job

There’s little doubt that the talent coming in to the Wisconsin Badgers program has taken a significant jump in recent years. Two NBA Draft picks this season alone speaks volumes to the abilities of this coaching staff to find talent and coach it to new heights. However, after reaching back-to-back Final Fours the level of […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 06:  Head coach Bo Ryan of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts in the second half against the Duke Blue Devils during the NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 6, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

BREAKING: Bo Ryan to call it quits after 2015-16 season

Bo Ryan could’ve rode off in to the sunset following this past season and done so at the pinnacle of his college basketball coaching career. However, a man with plenty of experience on when to call it quits talked him out of making a rash decision. After a few months of soul searching though, the […]

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Pair of Badger skaters selected in 2015 NHL Draft

After easily the darkest season in recent Wisconsin Badgers hockey history, any glimmer of hope is a welcome sight. With the annual NHL Draft being played out over the past two days it was a chance to celebrate potential and the future for some big time players. Despite recent struggles, Mike Eaves’ team continues to […]

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Wisconsin gets fast commitment from 2016 TE Jake Hescock

It took awhile and a lot of swings and misses on the 2016 recruiting trail, but the Wisconsin Badgers finally found their tight end for the 2016 class. On Friday, tight end Jake Hescock made a verbal pledge to the Badgers. His commitment came on the heels of a visit to Madison earlier in the […]

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UW has first pair of 1st round NBA Draft picks in school history

The University of Wisconsin’s history in the NBA Draft isn’t a long, nor a storied one. Such is the life of a program that went decades without an NCAA tournament berth. In fact, just seven players have ever been selected in the 1st round of any NBA Draft heading in to Thursday night’s 2015 NBA […]

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 25:  Frank Kaminsky poses with Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected ninth overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the First Round of the 2015 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 25, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of  New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Frank Kaminsky goes No. 9 overall in 2015 NBA Draft

Frank Kaminsky and the NBA Draft? Just four years ago that was a laughable scenario, let alone Kaminsky being an NBA Lottery pick. On Thursday night that exact scenario played out though, with the Charlotte Hornets picking him at No. 9 overall in the 2015 NBA Draft. Kaminsky started off his career at the University […]

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Mocking the Badgers in the NBA Draft

NBA Draft night and the Wisconsin Badgers aren’t usually things that go together. However, on Thursday night it is expected that two of the members of UW’s national runner-up squad from this past season are going to be taken in the 2015 NBA Draft. Where will they go? Plenty of scenarios have both Frank Kaminsky […]

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The Motion W: Talking Commits and #GreatestBadgers

Another week has started and that means another new edition of The Motion W on @BadgersRadio is up! Our Andy and Nate take you on a journey through the world of Badgers athletics. Up this week is a look at the newest members of the 2016 Wisconsin Badgers recruiting class, what it all means for […]

BOSTON - MARCH 22:  Jessie Vetter #30 of the Wisconsin Badgers hands off the championship trophy to head coach Mark Johnson after they defeated the Mercyhurst Lakers on March 22, 2009 during the NCAA Women's Frozen Four Championship game at Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. The Wisconsin Badgers defeated the Mercyhurst Lakers 5-0.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Greatest Wisconsin Badgers of All-Time: No. 32 Mark Johnson

No. 32 — Mark Johnson, Men’s & Women’s Hockey When you’re the son of the legendary “Hockey Bob,” pressure to be great can be immense. However, his son Mark has done as good a job of any son to make it beyond a shadow like that. Mark Johnson has built his own legacy at the […]

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