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Athletics

Nautical Miles

Summer 2017

The UW’s sailing team makes the most of a shoestring budget.

Maddie Wanamaker

Summer 2017

A Badger rower renews her love for the sport.

Pomp and Circumstance

Summer 2017

UW hockey coach Tony Granato x’17 goes back to school.

Eric Brown II

Spring 2017

The road to becoming a college athlete wasn’t always a smooth one.

Taking a Stand

Summer 2017

“Inside College Basketball’s Most Political Locker Room” was the New York Times headline for a fall story that featured Badgers Nigel Hayes, Jordan Hill, and …

Poage Sculpture

Spring 2017

Sculptor Elmer Petersen created a statue of George Poage for the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Michael Lieurance

No …

Campus Reacts to WWII

Winter 2016

A capacity crowd of students, faculty, and community members gathered inside the Field House on December 12, 1941. UW

Greyson’s Anatomy

Summer 2016

When her mother died of Huntington’s, Shana Martin Verstegen ’02 didn't want to know if she’d get it, too — until deciding to become a mom herself.

Annie Pankowski

Spring 2016

Sophomore Annie Pankowski continues to score big following a standout freshman season that garnered her Rookie of the Year honors. Jeff

Laura Albert McLay

Spring 2016

How to pick a better bracket.

History in Their Own Words

Spring 2016

Former Badger football player Lewis Ritcherson, Jr. ’70 (pictured in 1967) spoke with campus historians. Courtesy UW-Madison Archives S16987

In the years …

Sharing a Secret

Winter 2015

UW men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan shares a secret with referee Gene Steratore during a game against the University of Iowa in January 2015. The …

Don’t Stop Believing

Winter 2015

Even people who don’t particularly care about basketball were — they had to admit — pretty darned excited last spring when the Badgers …

Born to Swim

Winter 2015

Decades after graduation, six alumni defy sharks, aging bodies, and ocean swells in a race across Hawaii’s Maui Channel.

The Good Guy

Winter 2015

Troy Vincent was a standout in Badger and pro football, but these days he’s determined to reach a different goal line for the NFL — and it’s personal. He’s a survivor of domestic abuse determined to find ways to help others.

Olive Sagapolu

Winter 2015

Freshman defensive lineman Olive Sagapolu won’t be doing backflips at Camp Randall anytime soon, but he’s taking lessons learned from being a high school cheerleader with him to the gridiron.

We’re #1 — But Not in a Good Way

Summer 2017

Think the Badgers are underrated? There's proof.

Very Superstitious

Summer 2017

These Badgers say that following a ritual can make all the difference on the field, court, or ice.

Walk-Ons: Despite the Odds

Summer 2017

It might be because they've had to try harder, but Wisconsin's football walk-ons have gone on to remarkable success — on the gridiron and beyond.

Inside the NBA Draft

Fall 2015

Sam Dekker’s trip to New York generated much suspense — and a perfect ending.

Contender: Alyssa Daniels

Fall 2015

The sport of kings comes to UW-Madison, with help from an aspiring veterinarian.

Basketball Eclipse

Summer 2015

Frank Kaminsky's long list of firsts.

Badger Sports Ticker: Summer 2015

Summer 2015

Swimmer Nick Schafer is a star on two continents. In April, the senior won the title of Australian National Champion in the 200-meter breaststroke …

Team Player: Deanna Latham

Summer 2015

Deana Latham. Photo: Bryce Richter.

Growing up in Newbury, Massachusetts, Deanna Latham ’15 wasn’t like the other kids running around the …

Kings of Sherman Park

Summer 2015

Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.

Inside Story Summer 2015

Summer 2015

We feel your pain.

Fine Four

Spring 2015

Will the farewell tour for the Badgers’ seniors lead to Indianapolis?

An Outback Bowl To Remember

Spring 2015

Photo: Pete Christianson.

From left are Mike Artus, Kelli Trumble ’79, Emily Artus, Cindy Artus, and Ben Borcher. Emily Artus, who has …

Paul Who?

Spring 2015

Introducing the new football coach: Paul Chryst ’88.

And Now We Play Short-Handed

Winter 2014

The UW athletics community loses a teammate.

Union South Bowling

Winter 2014

Whether a final score is 200 or somewhere south of 80, it’s fun.

Quick Takes: Winter 2014

Winter 2014

UW News in Brief.

New Tradition Captures a W Snapshot

Winter 2014

Coolest. Class. Picture. Ever.

Team Players

Winter 2014

Chase and Kim Drake.

It Was a Very Good Year

Winter 2014

In 1964, the university was marked by rising interest in civil rights, a legendary live music scene, and such a large incoming class that officials considered banning student cars and bicycles and building a campus subway or monorail.

The Kick that Captivated a Country

Fall 2014

An excerpt from The Opening Kickoff explores how UW legend Pat O'Dea "put the foot in football" and gained long-overdue respect for the Wisconsin team during the early days of intercollegiate athletics.

Student Football Tickets

Fall 2014

Long before Badger football season gets underway ... certain lucky students make the equivalent of a touchdown pass by securing season-ticket packages.

Team Player: Michael Lihrman

Fall 2014

Photo: Jeff Miller

Although today Michael Lihrman x’15 holds the NCAA championship title for weight throw, his introduction to the sport …

Meet the Terps

Fall 2014

Muppets, but no Mendota ...

Leading the Whey

Fall 2014

A tart beverage makes for a sweet partnership.