The No. 4-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team was glad to be home Friday night, toppling Miami (4-3) in its first match of the season, the opening round of the HotelRED in the UW Field House. More>>
Tom Barlow and Mark Segbers continued the trend of impressive freshman play, including Segbers scoring a late goal to force overtime, but the Wisconsin men's soccer team was ultimately defeated 3-2 by Rutgers in its Big Ten opener at the McClimon Complex in Madison on Friday night. More>>
The Badgers will play their home opener Friday night at 7 p.m. against Miami at the UW Fieldhouse. More>>
With a bye week on tap, Tanner McEvoy plans to kick back and watch some college football this weekend. He's already watched plenty of video from this past week's win over Western Illinois. On the whole, McEvoy says he was encouraged by what he saw.
Statements from the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department on the passing of Bob Suter
Local hockey legend Bob Suter died Tuesday reportedly from an apparent heart attack. The former Badger star and Madison native won an Olympic gold medal with the 1980 'Miracle on Ice' squad. More>>
FThe first ranked opponent of the 2014 season didn't present any problems for the fourth-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team.
Freshman Mark Segbers scored his third goal of the season, but it came in the 89th minute and was too little too late for the Wisconsin men's soccer team, which fell 2-1 to George Mason in Fairfax, Virginia, on Friday night. More>>
Just a 1-0 game at halftime, it was the little things that ultimately left head coach Paula Wilkins pleased and the No. 15/9 Wisconsin women's soccer team victorious in a 4-0 win over Washington at Husky Soccer Stadium in Seattle, Washington, on Friday night. More>>
Tanner McEvoy overcame a slow start to throw for three touchdowns and run for another, and No. 18 Wisconsin pulled away from second-tier Western Illinois to win its home opener 37-3 Saturday.
FCS school Western Illinois visits Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday for Wisconsin's home opener.The 18th-ranked Badgers will look to bounce back from last week's deflating 28-24 loss to LSU. More>>
The Badgers will make their home debut Saturday, as healthy as could be expected considering the developments of the past week. More>>
The Badgers men's hockey team has elected a pair of Wisconsin natives to serve as co-captains for the upcoming season. The team voted seniors Brad Navin and Chase Drake as co-captains.
The injuries are piling up for the Badger football team after just one game. More>>
It only took a quarter for the Badgers' new kicker to announce his presence. Freshman Rafael Gaglianone nailed a 51-yard field goal against LSU. That impressive shot was overshadowed only by the Brazil native's celebration salsa dance. More>>
Wisconsin junior quarterback Joel Stave and freshman tight end T.J. Watt will both miss time due to injuries, UW head coach Gary Andersen announced Tuesday.
A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that star defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Houston Texans. More>>
It was a hot topic after Wisconsin fell to LSU 28-24 on Saturday, surrendering its 17-point third quarter lead. What happened to Melvin Gordon?
Following a 2-0 start, the Wisconsin volleyball team has moved up two spots to fourth in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top-25 poll released Monday.
Mark Segbers scored his first two career goals and the No. 21 Wisconsin men's soccer team racked up four scores in just over 27 minutes of the second half to run past Xavier with a 4-0 win Sunday night. More>>
Before the season, Wisconsin head coach Paula Wilkins made it known to senior Cara Walls that she'd be called on to do some different things offensively. More>>
Tom Barlow scored his first goal as a Badger in the 81st minute and sparked a late rally by the No. 21 Wisconsin men's soccer team, but it was not enough to overcome a two-goal deficit in a 2-1 loss to San Francisco at the McClimon Complex on Friday night. More>>
The sixth-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team kicked off the 2014 season in a similar fashion as they ended the 2013 season.
Four quarterbacks could be in play in the season opener Saturday night between two power conference programs. No. 14 Wisconsin meets No. 13 LSU in Houston in a prime-time matchup. More>>
It appears Wisconsin quarterback Tanner McEvoy was trained well. With reports out for days that McEvoy will get the start against LSU, Badgers head coach Gary Andersen refused to confirm the news Monday and a day later McEvoy followed suit. More>>
Lone Star Sports Entertainment officials announced Tuesday that all tickets for the Aug. 30 matchup between No. 13 LSU and No. 14 Wisconsin at the second annual AdvoCare Texas Kickoff in NRG Stadium have been sold. More>>
Christopher Mueller continued the preseason trend of freshmen goal scorers, but the No. 21 Wisconsin men's soccer team fell 5-1 to No. 1 Notre Dame in an exhibition match at Alumni Stadium in Notre Dame, Indiana, on Monday night. More>>
LSU coach Les Miles says sophomore quarterback Anthony Jennings and freshman quarterback Brandon Harris both will play in Saturday's season opener against Wisconsin. Miles says he has already decided which quarterback will start against the Badgers in Houston, but stressed that neither of the two QBs has yet proved they can provide the 13th-ranked Tigers with a significant advantage over the other. More>>
Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen is staying quiet when it comes to his starting quarterback for the No. 14 Badgers' season opener against LSU. While Andersen is refusing to announce a starter for the position, running back Melvin Gordon says dual-threat Tanner McEvoy will behind center for the game against the 13th-ranked Tigers on Saturday. More>>
Listening in on the huddle of the Wisconsin women's soccer team, one may not have realized it was a team preparing to head into overtime after surrendering an equalizing score in the 62nd minute. More>>
Selling tickets hasn't been a problem for the Badger volleyball program in recent years. Wisconsin's been in the top-five in the country in ticket sales for 14 straight years.
Badgers head coach Gary Andersen has stated he has no plans to publicly announce his starting quarterback prior to the season opener against LSU. Privately, however, it appears Andersen has made his decision. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the coaching staff is planning to start Tanner McEvoy in the opener. More>>
With just a couple days left in fall camp, Badgers head coach Gary Andersen is solidifying his starting lineup. More>>
Home games with Big Ten Conference newcomers Maryland and Rutgers highlight the 2014-15 conference schedule for the Wisconsin women's basketball team, the conference office announced today. More>>
The Big Ten Conference announced the complete 2014-15 league schedule on Thursday, including the 18 Big Ten dates for the Badgers.
Kyle Costigan is entering his senior season with a heavy heart. The senior offensive lineman's mother was recently diagnosed with cancer.
Fresh off their first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 18 years, the Badgers men's soccer team is not getting much love from the Big Ten coaches. The Badgers were picked to finish seventh in the league in the Big Ten Preseason Coaches' Poll. More>>
In two seasons, Joel Stave has started 19 games at Wisconsin. However, for the third straight fall, he's fighting for the starting job. More>>
Derek and TJ Watt are looking to carry on the family legacy at Wisconsin started by their big brother JJ.
Late last week Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen had said he thought after the team's second scrimmage of fall camp the coaches may be ready to name a starting quarterback. More>>
The Wisconsin football team came in at #14 in the Associated Press' top-25 preseason poll that was released on Sunday. It was the same ranking the Badgers received in the Coaches Poll. More>>
Wisconsin football head coach Gary Andersen answered the "Ice Bucket Challenge." After Friday's practice a number of Badger football players dumped a bucket of water over Andersen's head for the viral challenge that raises awareness for ALS. More>>
The Wisconsin volleyball team has been picked to finish third in the 2014 Big Ten Conference race, according to a preseason poll of league coaches.
With the start of fall camp Wednesday, the Badger men's soccer team is ushering in a new era in Wisconsin soccer. More>>
Star tailback Melvin Gordon is still on the run at Wisconsin, but new leaders must emerge on defense in 2014. More>>
ESPN announced its annual Super Tuesday schedule Wednesday afternoon, which has the Badgers playing a prominent role in headlining this season’s slate. More>>
The University of Wisconsin women’s soccer team was picked second in the Big Ten Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the conference announced Wednesday.
Out of all the position battles nine days through camp, it seems freshman kicker Rafael Gaglianone has made the biggest statement. More>>
The Badgers enter this season with one of the best running back duos in the country. Now, Gary Andersen just needs to find a third back to provide some insurance for Melvin Gordon and Corey Clement. Andersen is hopeful freshman Taiwan Deal is up to the challenge. More>>
Redshirt sophomore Reggie Love may be the most impressive of all of the wideouts. With senior Kenzel Doe and junior Jordan Fredrick nursing injuries, Love has emerged as a legitimate receiver in camp.
The Badger volleyball team is entering this season with high expectations after a Cinderella run in last season's NCAA Tournament. Wisconsin is ranked No. 6 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association preseason poll. More>>
Neither quarterback Joel Stave or Tanner McEvoy completely stole the show in the Badgers first scrimmage. Both quarterbacks struggled early to complete passes, but both recovered to complete a pair of touchdown passes. More>>
The Denver Broncos are content to wait for running backs Montee Ball and C.J. Anderson to heal. More>>
Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen has admitted life is much more comfortable now in year two in Madison, which has allowed him to take on more challenges. More>>
The Wisconsin men’s basketball team announced its non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 season Thursday, highlighted by a visit from Duke and trips to the Battle 4 Atlantis, Marquette and Cal. More>>
As the Badger football team nears the end of the first week of fall practice, the depth at each position is becoming more apparent. More>>
The NCAA board of directors has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping package plan that will give the five biggest conferences the ability to create their some of their own rules. If the legislation approved Thursday withstands an override attempt, the five wealthiest Division I conferences could start exercising their new autonomy as early as Oct. 1. More>>
Longtime Wisconsin men’s track and field head coach Ed Nuttycombe will be inducted into the U.S. Track Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Coaches Hall of Fame, the organization announced Wednesday. More>>
Three days into fall camp, the Badger football team continues to break in their relatively inexperienced roster. Wisconsin has just nine full-time starters returning from last year. More>>
A pair of former Badgers will join the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in December. Jeff Sauer and Brian Rafalski are members of the 2014 Hall of Fame class. More>>
Badger football fans will have a chance at an early look at this season's squad. Head coach Gary Andersen has announced he is opening up Sunday's scrimmage to the public.
One of the most anticipated tournaments of the 2014-15 college basketball season now has a bracket. More>>
The Badger football team hit the field at 6:20 am for the first practice of fall camp, or at least half of the team did. More>>
Packers receiver Jared Abbrederis ended all speculation on Saturday afternoon, tweeting out that he did indeed suffer an ACL injury. More>>
Melvin Gordon is taking on a new role this season at Wisconsin that has nothing to with his exceptional ability to run the ball. More>>
MADISON, WI -- Here we go again. It seems the story line is the same every year: the Badgers enter fall camp still wondering who will be the starting quarterback. More>>
Cleveland has signed safety Jim Leonhard, making the Browns the fifth different NFL team in the nine-year veteran's career. More>>
The recent conviction of a Badger football recruit has forced the program to take a look at their procedures for hosting student-athletes on campus visits.
Now in his fourth year at Wisconsin, Melvin Gordon finally has his chance to be "the guy.""It's now my time to make some plays for my team," Gordon said. More>>
Gary Andersen and three of his players took part in the Big Ten Football Media Day in Chicago.
MADISON, WI (WKOW) -- After spending the last nine months playing basketball professionally in Israel, former Badger forward Mike Bruesewitz is returning to central Wisconsin to hold his first annual Mike Bruesewitz Basketball Camp. More>>
The Badgers have been picked to win the West Division of the Big Ten in the annual preseason media poll organized by cleveland.com. The Badgers were not picked by any of the 29 voters to win the Big Ten title game, however. Ohio State is the heavy favorite to win the league championship.
The Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame will welcome seven new members at an induction ceremony on September 5th. More>>
LSU freshman defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao might not be able to play this season after he injured his arm punching through glass in the Tigers' weight room. The Tigers face Wisconsin in the season opener.
MADISON, Wis. -- Melvin Gordon is a breakaway threat every time he touches the ball, but even the Badgers’ big-play back will have a hard time running away from a talented field vying for the title of the nation’s top runner. More>>
Joel Stave has been tabbed as one of the top returning quarterbacks in the nation. The Badgers signal caller is one of 39 candidates named to the Davey O'Brien Award watch list. More>>
Wisconsin Director of Cross Country and Track Field Mick Byrne has added a new assistant to his staff. Jill Miller will take over as an assistant cross country and distance coach. More>>
Florida Atlantic University Athletics has completed its 2014 football staff with the addition of Patrick Muldoon as defensive graduate assistant, named by FAU Football Head Coach Charlie Partridge More>>
Four Wisconsin football players took part in the Juvenile Diabetes Golf Outing Monday at Stoughton Country Club. More>>
Wisconsin head men's tennis coach Greg Van Emburgh has announced the hiring of former tennis pro Scoville Jenkins as an assistant coach. More>>
Wisconsin right tackle Rob Havenstein has been named to the watch list for the Outland Trophy. The award is given annually to the top interior lineman in college football. More>>
In a candid interview with the Wisconsin State Journal, Wisconsin football freshman and Monona Grove native Jaden Gault admitted he's dealing with severe depression. According to the article, Gault was admitted to a hospital twice in both February and March after experiencing suicidal thoughts. More>>
One of the most exciting players in college football is once again under consideration for the title of the best in the game. More>>
A number of current and former Badger sports athletes returned to Madison for the annual Wisconsin Legends Golf Outing at University Ridge. More>>
Wilson was back in Madison for his annual Russell Wilson Passing Academy on Saturday, which teaches kids the fundamentals of football. More>>
MADISON, WI (WKOW) -- Former Badger men's hockey player Blake Geoffrion assembled an all-star cast Friday night in a scrimmage to raise money for charity. More>>
The Badger men's soccer team released their upcoming 2014 schedule. The Badgers will host 11 matches this year. They are facing 12 opponents that participated in last year's NCAA tournament. Wisconsin is coming off its first NCAA tournament berth since 1995 and owns the nation's longest active home unbeaten streak.2014 Wisconsin men’s soccer schedule (All times central)Aug. 17 UIC (1 p.m.)Aug. 22 at Creighton (Exhibition – 7 p.m.)Aug. 25 at Notre Dame (Exhibition – 7 p.m.)Aug. 29 University o... More>>
MADISON, Wis. – Following a year as a program assistant for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team, Katherine Vosters has been named the director of basketball operations, Bo Ryan announced on Friday. More>>
MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin women’s track and field team begins its journey to the NCAA championships next week as nine UW athletes will compete at the 2014 NCAA West Preliminary Round in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on May 29-31. More>>
MADISON, Wis. -- The No. 14-ranked Wisconsin men’s track and field team will be well represented in next week’s 2014 NCAA West Preliminary Round, as the Badgers will send 19 athletes looking to punch their tickets to the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. More>>
ROSEMONT, Ill. -- The Big Ten office announced the dates and opponents for the 2014-15 hockey season today, featuring 20-game schedules for each of the six Big Ten hockey schools. More>>
Badger hockey fans will have a chance to walk down memory lane this summer. Former Badger star Blake Geoffrion is organizing a public scrimmage to benefit the UW Health Burn Center. More>>
The Badger men's track and field team took home a pair of top honors from the Big Ten. Mohammed Ahmed was named Track Athlete of the Year. Mick Byrne took home Coach of the Year honors. More>>
The St. Louis Blues have re-signed goalie Brian Elliott to a three-year contract, and will not pursue a new deal with Ryan Miller. More>>
Badgers center Dan Voltz has been named to the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy. The award honors the top center in college football. More>>
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Led by Molly Hanson’s third-place showing in the 1500 meters, the Wisconsin women’s track and field team wrapped up competition at the 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Championships on Sunday at Rankin Track and Field. More>>
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Stop them if you’ve heard this one before.Wisconsin’s hopes for a championship came down to the trio of Mohammed Ahmed, Reed Connor and Malachy Schrobilgen in the 5000 meters. More>>
EUGENE, Ore. -- There was a familiarity in coming to Oregon for the NCAA tournament regional, having played there just a year ago. More>>
EUGENE, Ore. -- Tied 4-4 heading into the top of the seventh inning, the Wisconsin softball team needed a big hit to beat Albany and stay alive in the NCAA tournament. More>>
Former Badgers Ryan Groy and Conor O'Neill were a couple hours southeast of Madison, participating in the Chicago Bears rookie camp over the weekend. Groy was an undrafted free agent, who signed a rookie contract with the Bears following last weekend's NFL Draft. O'Neill was invited as a tryout prospect for the Bears rookie camp. More>>
If they hadn’t proven it already this season with big wins over Michigan and Nebraska, the Badgers showed Saturday that they can play with anybody. Through five innings, No. 25 Wisconsin (35-19) was locked in a 1-1 tie with No. 1 Oregon (51-7-1) before finally giving up a big inning and falling 6-1 in the NCAA Regionals. More>>
The Wisconsin softball team passed their first NCAA tournament test. The Badgers used a late home run from Mary Massei to edge Albany 1-0 in the opening game of their NCAA regional. More>>
Former Badgers running back James White has signed his contract with the New England Patriots.
The Badgers track and field teams will be led into the Big Ten outdoor championships this weekend by first-year program director Mick Byrne. Byrne inherited the men's program from legendary Wisconsin coach Ed Nuttycombe who announced his retirement in June 2013.
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin men’s cross country and track and field runner Michael Brice and women’s hockey goaltender Ilana Friedman will receive Big Ten Conference Postgraduate Scholarships, the league announced Thursday. More>>
The Packers have signed both of their fifth-round draft choices. Former Wisconsin receiver Jared Abbrederis and Ohio State center Corey Linsley agreed to terms prior to this weekend's rookie minicamp. More>>
Gary Andersen is turning to a familiar face to fill an opening on his staff. The Wisconsin head football coach has hired Jason Thomas as his director of football operations.
The Big Ten announced start times for two Badger football games this coming season.
MADISON, Wis. -- For the second straight year, the NCAA tournament-bound Wisconsin softball team will head west to compete in the Eugene Regional hosted by Oregon this Friday through Sunday, May 16-18. More>>
The Badger softball team will play in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year. Wisconsin earned an at-large berth after falling to Michigan on Saturday in the Big Ten Tournament. More>>
Former Badgers defensive lineman Beau Allen was selected in the seventh round by the Philadelphia Eagles, with the 224th overall pick. More>>
James White was the third Badger taken in the 2014 NFL. White was selected in the 4th round, 130th overall, by the New England Patriots. More>>
Faced with the challenge of defending its 2013 Big Ten Tournament title, Wisconsin dug itself an early hole in its Big Ten quarterfinal game at Sharon J. Drysdale Field on Friday. More>>
The San Francisco 49ers addressed a need at the linebacker spot by selecting Wisconsin's Chris Borland in the third round of the NFL draft Friday night at No. 77. More>>
The Atlanta Falcons have selected Wisconsin safety Dez Southward in the third round of the NFL draft. Southward, a full-time starter in 2012-13, was medically excluded from participating in the NFL combine two months ago because of wrist and spine injuries. More>>
MADISON, Wis. -- Senior Mary Massei was named as a first-team All-Big Ten selection, while fellow senior Michelle Mueller and sophomore Taylor-Paige Stewart were named to the conference’s second team, the Big Ten announced Wednesday. More>>
Big Ten Conference Commissioner Jim Delany says Washington will host the league's 2017 men's basketball tournament and join a "rotation" with Chicago and Indianapolis. More>>
A person familiar with the plans says the Big Ten Conference will announce Tuesday that its basketball tournament is going to be held at Washington's Verizon Center in 2017. More>>
The Big Ten and Big East will begin a series of games in 2015 and the multi-day event will be named for the late Dave Gavitt. More>>
The Madison International Speedway opened up its 2014 racing season on Sunday afternoon with the ARCA Midwest Tour Joe Shear Classic. The speedway has made some unique changes to its operation in 2014 to entice its fans. The track is bringing back Super Late Model cars, and its also going back to Friday night races under the lights starting May 23.Former Wisconsin basketball player Ben Brust was at the track Sunday. He served as the honorary starter as he waived the green flag, starting the f... More>>
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – After defeating No. 6 Michigan, 9-3, on Friday night, the Wisconsin softball team was unable to replicate the feat on Saturday, falling to the No. 6 Wolverines, 10-1 in six innings at the Wilpon Complex.Wisconsin only picked up two hits on the night, as Michelle Mueller and Ashley Van Zeeland were the lone Badgers to earn hits off of Michigan starter Megan Betsa. Betsa allowed only one run while picking up 10 strikeouts and retired the final 10 Wisconsin batters. The Badger... More>>
Ryan and the American Cancer Society teamed up on Saturday night to hold the annual Wisconsin Coaches vs. Cancer gala at the Kohl Center. More>>
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Wisconsin softball team earned its fifth win over a ranked team this year with a 9-3 triumph over No. 6/7 Michigan on Friday at the Wilpon Complex.Freshman Sara Novak had a career day for the Cardinal and White, hitting her first career grand slam and collecting six RBI.Senior Michelle Mueller and junior Maria Van Abel each collected two hits, while senior Mary Massei tallied a hit and two runs.Taylor-Paige Stewart went the distance for the Badgers, giving up three runs... More>>
The Badger women's basketball team has added a veteran presence in the paint. Head coach Bobbie Kelsey announced that Avyanna Young is transferring in from UW-Milwaukee. More>>
The Badgers rebounded from a rough first game to salvage a split against Nebraska in the home finale at Goodman Diamond. More>>
Wisconsin softball senior Michelle Mueller is having a season to remember. Twice named the Big Ten Player of the Week, Mueller is batting .373, with 11 home runs and 49 RBI through the series against Purdue. More>>
The lone scholarship player in the Badgers' incoming freshman class has flown under the national radar all year. Ethan Happ changed that by going international this month. The 6'8" forward was just named the MVP of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Germany. More>>
The Wisconsin softball team’s doubleheader against No. 19 Nebraska at Goodman Diamond on Wednesday will now start at 1 p.m., two hours earlier than the originally scheduled 3 p.m. start time. More>>
No matter how hard it may be to train to become an NFL player, Jared Abbrederis won't complain."It's definitely a grind but these are the days that make you better," Abbrederis said. More>>
Michelle Mueller continues her recent tear through conference action. The Badger third baseman has just earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors for the second time this season. More>>
Former Badger defensive lineman Ethan Hemer doesn't know if his name will be called in the seven-round draft in two weeks, but like those 21 players in Seattle, he's just hoping for a chance. More>>
MADISON, Wis. --In front of the second-largest home crowd in school history, the Wisconsin softball team tied a school record by winning its 13th consecutive game, defeating Purdue (25-25-1, 12-8 Big Ten), 7-3. On a day when the Badgers honored their senior class, all four seniors played key roles in the victory.“Senior Day last year we really didn’t perform that well,” UW head coach Yvette Healy said. “For this group, they just wanted to show that in front of a lot of fans they could play we... More>>
The Badger softball team just refuses to lose right now. They extended their win streak to 12 games by taking two from Purdue on Friday night. More>>
With the NFL Draft still two weeks away, a number of former Badgers continue to train. Jacob Pedersen, Jared Abbrederis, Chris Borland and Ethan Hemer, among others, remain in Madison working out at Camp Randall Stadium, as they count down the days until the Draft Weekend. More>>
MADISON, Wis. --The UW Athletic Board met Friday afternoon and approved the following recommendations of the UW Department of Athletics regarding contracts for winter/spring sports head coaches:Men’s Hockey Coach Mike Eaves’ five-year contract was extended through June 30, 2019.Women’s Hockey Coach Mark Johnson’s five-year contract was extended through June 30, 2019.Men’s Basketball Coach Bo Ryan’s five-year contract was extended through May 31, 2019.Women’s Basketball Coach Bobbie Kelsey’s f... More>>
With rainy conditions forecast for the Madison area on Sunday, the Wisconsin softball team’s #GetToGoodman event has been moved to Saturday’s game, which will start at 1 p.m. at Goodman Diamond. More>>
MILWAUKEE --The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team will be honored on the field prior to the Milwaukee Brewers vs. New York Yankees game on Friday, May 9 at Miller Park. Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan will lead the program’s players and staff on the field for pregame recognition and a ceremonial first pitch. The on-field recognition will begin at approximately 6:50 p.m., so fans will want to arrive and be in their seats early (game time is 7:10 p.m.).“On behalf of the Milwaukee Brewe... More>>
Former Badgers safety Dezmen Southward is using the time to continue working out. He pumps iron at Wisconsin's team facilities multiple times a week with his former UW teammates. More>>
The No. 6 Wisconsin women’s lightweight rowing team returned to the open water of the Charles River Basin in Boston Sunday to race in the final day of the Boston Round Robin, a two-day regatta involving some of the nation’s top-ranked rowing clubs.Racing in rough water with consistent 12-16 mile-per-hour winds, the Badgers faced No. 1 Stanford and No. 4 Boston University in the varsity eight and second varsity eight events.UW narrowly captured a second-place finish in the varsity eight, compl... More>>
MADISON, Wis. -– It took an extra hour as the crews waited for a change in the winds, but Wisconsin was happy to get on the water and sweep through visiting Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) in one half of UW’s split-squad racing on Saturday. The rest of the team competed at the Stanford Invitational in Redwood Shores, Calif. (recap to come).Racing took place in reverse, with the start at the Memorial Union, the middle past Porter Boathouse and the finish in University Bay.... More>>
MADISON, Wis.– Wisconsin won its ninth and 10th-straight games in a doubleheader sweep of Penn State Saturday in University Park, Pa., shutting out the Nittany Lions, 4-0, in the first game and taking game two, 5-2.“To play on the road is always a big deal,” UW head coach Yvette Healy. “It’s tough to get Big Ten wins on the road. Penn State, especially, has had Wisconsin’s number for a lot of years. It’s been a while since we beat Penn State on the road, so to come out and take the series rea... More>>
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin kept to its winning ways Friday night in University Park, Pa., picking up its eighth-straight win, as the Badgers smashed three home runs in a 6-3 victory over Penn State.Down five runs entering the bottom of the seventh, Penn State (14-24, 5-8) pieced together a small rally, but Cassandra Darrah shut the door for her 15th win of the season.Shelby Miller drew a leadoff walk and advanced to second on Alyssa Sovereign’s infield single. Ashley Van Zeeland prevented the... More>>
MADISON, WI (WKOW) -- Coming off one of the most successful seasons in Wisconsin men's basketball history, a sell-out crowd filled the Kohl Center Thursday night to celebrate the season with the team.Nearly 800 people came out to show their support for the team's accomplishments, including getting out to the best start in school history, at 16-0, reaching 30 wins for just the 3-rd time in school history, and giving head coach Bo Ryan his first ever trip to the Final Four.The annual event allo... More>>
The Badger women's basketball team has signed a point guard with an impressive pedigree. Roichelle Marble has signed a National Letter of Intent.
The Badger volleyball team is back to the grind. Wisconsin is in the midst of its spring season, after coming two sets from a national championship in December. More>>
After a historic week at the plate for the Wisconsin softball team, senior Michelle Mueller made more history on Tuesday, becoming the first Badger to be named Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Player of the Week More>>
With the NHL regular season completed, USA Hockey announced today the first 15 players of the 2014 U.S. Men's National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus. More>>
After a record-setting week, Wisconsin softball player Michelle Mueller was named the Big Ten Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.Mueller, a senior from La Crosse, Wis., played a big part in UW’s perfect week as she hit four home runs and recorded 18 RBI More>>
In front of a crowd of 8,204, Tanner McEvoy was able to show how much progress he'd made at the quarterback position, since switching back from safety. More>>
Jake McCabe(Eau Claire, Wis.) and Michael Mersch(Park Ridge, Ill.) can each add another honor to their already-impressive lists as both players were tabbed as All-Americans by the American Hockey Coaches Association on Friday. More>>
MADISON, WI (WKOW) -- Badgers redshirt junior Michael Lihrman is bringing down the hammer on the hammer throw. Just one meet into the season of the men's track and field team, Lihrman is already smashing records.Last weekend at the University of Florida Relays, he broke his own school record in the hammer throw by nearly six feet, reaching 226 feet 8 inches.Lihrman only picked up the sport just a few years ago when he started his college career at UW-Stout, before transferring to Madison last... More>>
MADISON, Wis. –The Wisconsin softball team put on a hitting clinic against North Dakota at the Goodman Diamond on Wednesday, sweeping its doubleheader in run-rule fashion, 11-2 and 17-1.Seniors Mary Massei, Michelle Mueller and Stephanie Peace stole the show, gathering ten hits, 16 RBI and seven extra-base hits, including five home runs, on the day.“We’ve played tough teams, we’ve got some really good key wins, so for us to get a couple more today is a big deal,” UW head coach Yvette Healy sa... More>>
Wisconsin senior defenseman Joe Faust(Bloomington, Minn.) has signed an Amateur Try Out contract with the AHL’s Albany Devils, the top minor league affiliate of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils. More>>
Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave did not practice Tuesday and has been shut down for the rest of spring. Stave is working his way back from a shoulder injury that knocked him out of the Capital One Bowl on January 1. More>>
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball, who played college football at Wisconsin, wore a frog suit to the Final Four on Saturday night. Ball and two friends tried to join the Wisconsin student section courtside late in the second half of the Badgers' 74-73 loss to Kentucky, but were denied entrance to the floor level because they didn't have the necessary wrist bands. The students caught wind of Ball's struggles, turned around and started chanting "let them in, let ... More>>
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Wisconsin did almost everything it needed to do Saturday night to beat Kentucky except for hitting one crucial free throw. Ben Brust and Sam Dekker each scored 15 points, but Traevon Jackson missed a foul shot with 16 seconds left and the Badgers were left stunned after Aaron Harrison's 3 from the wing with 5.7 seconds to play gave the Wildcats a 74-73. Jackson missed a jumper at the buzzer and the Badgers fell short in their quest for the school's first national tit... More>>
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Wisconsin point guard Traevon Jackson has one up on his famous father when it comes to accomplishments on the basketball court. Jim Jackson was a two-time All-American at Ohio State, but never played in the Final Four. He'll be watching Saturday night when Traevon guides the Badgers into a national semifinal against Kentucky. Like other Badgers, the younger Jackson struggled during a midseason slump when Wisconsin went 1-5. Turnovers were up, and the shooting percent... More>>
MADISON, WI (WKOW) -- The Wisconsin football team will hold its first open scrimmage of the spring on Saturday, April 5 from noon to 1:30 p.m.It is free and open to the public. Fans are asked to enter through Gate 1, which will open at 11:30 a.m. They can proceed through Badger Alley and enter the east side of the stadium stands. More>>
MADISON, Wis. –Wisconsin senior defenseman Frankie Simonelli(Bensenville, Ill.) has signed a Professional Try Out contract with the Boston Bruins organization and will join the AHL’s Providence Bruins, the top minor league affiliate for Boston. Simonelli signed with Providence through next season.Simonelli, the Badgers’ team captain in 2013-14 and an assistant captain in 2012-13, finished his career with 16 goals, 45 assists and 63 points in 155 games. The 5-11 and 200-pound blue liner played... More>>
MADISON, Wis. --Wisconsin junior defenseman Jake McCabe(Eau Claire, Wis.) will give up his final year of eligibility to sign a three-year, entry-level contract with the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres. McCabe is expected to make his NHL debut on Thursday, when the Sabres skate on the road at the St. Louis Blues.Drafted 44th overall and in the second round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, McCabe will join former Badger All-American defenseman Jamie McBain on the Sabres blue line.A 2014 first-team All-Big Ten... More>>
Now that the Wisconsin men's hockey season has ended, it is pro contract signing season for the Badgers. Senior forwardMichael Mersch(Park Ridge, Ill.) is the first official signing, inking a three-year entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings More>>
CINCINNATI–It took a comeback win by the Wisconsin men’s hockey team over Ohio State to push North Dakota off the bubble and into the NCAA tournament. When the two teams met in the tournament’s first round, UND didn’t show much appreciation, as a goal with 1:44 left in regulation broke a 2-2 tie and ended the Badgers season.North Dakota added a pair of empty-net tallies for the final difference in a 5-2 hockey game. The Badgers (24-11-2), looked to be in the midst of one of their patented lat... More>>
ANAHEIM, CA (WKOW) -- Wisconsin men's basketball head coach Bo Ryan has seemingly done it all in his 13 seasons with the Badgers.He's the school's all-time wins leader, has taken home five Big Ten titles, and has advanced to the Sweet 16 six times. But there's one place Ryan has not been: the Final Four.The players know this is their chance to give him that recognition.The Arizona Wildcats will also be playing for their coach, Sean Miller. He's never been to the Final Four either.Tip-off betw... More>>
ANAHEIM, CA (WKOW) -- At this point in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, every match-up is big. But it's even bigger for Wisconsin, as they take on Baylor, complete with 7-foot-1-inch center Isaiah Austin.The Bears' zone defense has also given teams trouble so far in the tournament. More>>
MADISON, WI (WKOW) - The Wisconsin football team returned to the practice field Tuesday after 11 days off for spring break.The return also meant quarterback Joel Stave was cleared for full practice. The junior 2-year starter had been limited and kept on a snap-count through the first two weeks of practice as a precautionary measure while he continued to recover from a shoulder injury suffered in the Capitol One Bowl in January. More>>
Wisconsin is showing a tough side in making a third trip to the Sweet 16 in four seasons. The second-seeded Badgers hope to ride the momentum of a come-from-behind win over Oregon in the third round when they meet Baylor on Thursday in a West region semifinal game in Anaheim, Calif. More>>
Facing a hungry Ohio State team in the new Big Ten’s tournament championship game, the Wisconsin men’s hockey team turned to some old faces to come back from a pair of two-goal deficits and secure a second-straight conference tournament title, 5-4, thanks to a Mark Zengerle (Rochester, N.Y.) game-winner in overtime. More>>
After holding leads heading into the first and second intermissions, the Badgers could not overcome a three-goal third period by the Golden Gophers as Wisconsin fell 5-3. More>>
As highly-ranked teams continued to drop like flies over in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, the Wisconsin men’s hockey team made sure the trend didn’t extend to the ice, ending upstart Penn State’s Cinderella hopes and advancing to the Big Ten Championship game with a 2-1 victory.Penn State More>>
Seeded-second for this week's inaugural Big Ten Tournament, which takes place at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., the Badgers (22-10-2, 13-6-1-0 Big Ten) will take on sixth-seeded Penn State (8-25-2, 3-16-1-0 Big Ten), in Friday’s semifinal round. More>>
Ben Brust scored 17 points and Wisconsin devastated American with a 22-5 run to close the first half in a 75-35 victory Thursday before a friendly crowd in the NCAA tournament. More>>
MADISON --The inaugural Mike Richter Award, named for the University of Wisconsin and American goaltending great, is down to the top five.Let’s Play Hockeyand the Herb Brooks Foundation announced Wednesday the five finalists for the 2014 Mike Richter Award, which will annually honor the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey. The winner of the inaugural award will be announced at the 2014 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four in Philadelphia.Chosen from 19 candidates, the five finalists include Wi... More>>
The Badgers are ranked No. 12 in the final Associated Press college basketball poll. Wisconsin earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament. They'll play American in their first tournament game. More>>
Arizona is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament's West Region despite losing the Pac-12 championship game to UCLA. More>>
The Badgers earn a 4-3 win over Michigan State in the final game of the regular season. More>>
No. 3 Wisconsin women's hockey team lit the lamp twice in front of a loud, sell-out crowd to overcome No. 6 Harvard, 2-1, in the quarterfinal tilt of the 2014 NCAA tournament. More>>
Adreian Payne and Michigan State have that March look again, and the Spartans think their best basketball is in front of them. More>>
Former Badger goaltender Jessie Vetter returned to her hometown of Cottage Grove on Friday. More>>
Michael Lihrman has had better throws, but he's never had a better day. More>>
The Wisconsin men's hockey team (21-10-2, 12-6-1-0 Big Ten) was unable to weather an offensive explosion from Michigan State More>>
Ben Brust scored a career-high 29 points and Frank Kaminsky had 12 rebounds to lead No. 12 Wisconsin to an 83-57 rout over Minnesota 83-57 in Friday's Big Ten tournament quarterfinals. More>>
For once, the 12th-ranked Badgers are following the lead of another team in the University of Wisconsin system. More>>
Junior center Frank Kaminsky was one of six Badgers to earn All-Big Ten honors when the conference handed out its season-ending awards Monday evening. More>>
The Badgers will begin their Big Ten tournament journey Friday night at 5:30 p.m. against either Minnesota or Penn State. Wisconsin is the No. 2 seed. More>>
The Badger men's basketball team dropped three spots in the latest Associated Press poll following Sunday's loss to Nebraska. The Badgers are No. 12 this week. More>>