“I figured if it was going to happen eventually, it might as well be me,” says Dee Willems …
After just a year of teaching phys ed to eighth graders in her native South Carolina, Paula Bonner moved to …
UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.
The former Badger walk-on is the youngest defensive coordinator in the Big Ten.
Images and memorabilia from the early years of the UW’s football team.
The road to becoming a college athlete wasn’t always a smooth one.
“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 …
Farewell to a Good Friend
The Badger kicker’s journey to Wisconsin began in Brazil.
It’s become a signature display of UW pride: Badgers hold up both hands with thumbs touching and index fingers pointing outward to form a W. …
This former Badger’s path to the Rio Olympics began in Madison.
In the years …
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 …
Even people who don’t particularly care about basketball were — they had to admit — pretty darned excited last spring when the Badgers …
The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.
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.
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.
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.
Pete Christianson ’71, JD’77 is on a mission.
Sam Dekker’s trip to New York generated much suspense — and a perfect ending.
The sport of kings comes to UW-Madison, with help from an aspiring veterinarian.
He’s a golf champion and an unwavering basketball fan, but Andy North has a third passion.
We feel your pain.
Will the farewell tour for the Badgers’ seniors lead to Indianapolis?
From left are Mike Artus, Kelli Trumble ’79, Emily Artus, Cindy Artus, and Ben Borcher. Emily Artus, who has …
Introducing the new football coach: Paul Chryst ’88.
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.
Long before Badger football season gets underway ... certain lucky students make the equivalent of a touchdown pass by securing season-ticket packages.
Although today Michael Lihrman x’15 holds the NCAA championship title for weight throw, his introduction to the sport …
Muppets, but no Mendota ...
A tart beverage makes for a sweet partnership.
“The key to a good coxswain is realizing that you can’t make the boat go faster. You just make it go as fast as it should.”
Building ties with alumni is key.
“When chaos happens, you’ve got to keep the team calm and lead them.”
Counting the state animal proves to be a tricky endeavor.
UW Athletic News in brief
Basketball runs in the family for this Russian-born Badger