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Stop at the TopWinter 2018

Mike Leckrone is as synonymous with the Badger spirit as Bucky. This year he’s saying his good-byes after 50 years with the UW Marching Band.

Sports & Recreation

5 Great Plays in Badger Sports History

Bronson Koenig launches a buzzer-beater to send the Badgers to the Sweet 16 in the 2016 NCAA tournament. AP IMAGES/Richard Ulreich

On the run: The Badgers returned to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 31 years on New Year’s Day 1994, and left with…

Sports & Recreation

Taking a Stand

“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 Bronson Koenig. In September, Koenig joined protests against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Days before the article, Hayes and Hill stood one step behind…

Sports & Recreation

Sharing a SecretWinter 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 winningest coach in UW history (357–125 at the end of last season), Ryan announced that he plans to retire at the end of 2015–16.


Don’t Stop BelievingWinter 2015

Even people who don’t particularly care about basketball were — they had to admit — pretty darned excited last spring when the Badgers made it to the Final Four and then to the national championship.

Patrick Herb

Patrick Herb ’01, the assistant director for athletic…