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Jim Garvey

Undefeated Waunakee is a team to watch in high school football. And a familiar name is leading the charge. more

Sep 21, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

“Into the Mystic” is a nostalgic look at the music of the 1960s from Madison author Christopher Hill. more

Sep 21, 2017 5:00 AM Books

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David Stluka/UW Athletics

UW soccer teams head into some home stands at McClimon. The women are on a roll. The men are determined fighters. more

Sep 14, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Evan Siegle/Green Bay Packers

Rodgers and company are primed for a deep playoff run. Can Aaron one-up Brett, finally? more

Sep 7, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Juliet Goodman

We’ve got Inuit throat singing, feminist hip-hop, shoegaze, punk, ska, prog rock and a host of other concerts coming up from now until the end of the year. Get your calendars out. It’s time for Isthmus’ fall music preview. more

Sep 7, 2017 5:00 AM , , , , , , Isthmus Cover Stories

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David Michael Miller

I realized that the odds of my own son suffering a catastrophic injury — be it from a late hit or a freak injury — were slim. But, I imagine, so did the parents of those young football players who died. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 3 Comments

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Jeff Miller/UW-Madison

According to Bovada’s Las Vegas Superbook’s college football odds, the Badgers have a 20 to 1 chance of winning the 2018 National Championship — the same as Michigan and Penn State. Getting there won’t be easy, but it could sure be fun. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

The Big Eight Conference shifts game schedule to accommodate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. more

Aug 24, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Todd Hubler

Increasing concerns about opioid abuse among student athletes have prompted the creation of a state website. The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association collaborated on the project. more

Aug 17, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Joseph Cultice

“This Is the Noise That Keeps Me Awake” is a coffee table book about Garbage, Madison’s most famous band. And, believe us, it’s not half bad. more

Aug 10, 2017 5:00 AM Books

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Alon Andrews

A Madison 10-year-old flourishes at rock climbing. She placed sixth of 48 climbers age 9 to 11 last month at the USA Climbing Sport & Speed Youth National Championships. more

Aug 10, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Kimberly Winheim

The Madison Radicals perk up heading into the Midwest Championship. The 12-2 Radicals will host the game on Aug. 12 facing either Minnesota or the Pittsburgh Thunderbirds. more

Aug 3, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Photo courtesy of CrossFit, Inc.

Madison hosts its first CrossFit Games. What better place for a functional movement competition? more

Jul 27, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Nicole Malena Photography

The All-City Swim and Dive League is in its 56th year, and has increased from five pools back in 1962 to 13 pools today. more

Jul 20, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Justin Nuoffer

The Mallards have struggled this season. But fans are strongly behind the team, the Duck Pond and the newly redesigned Duck Blind. more

Jul 13, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

WIAA votes for a basketball shot clock. Wisconsin is only the ninth state to institute the procedure for high school more

Jun 29, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Scott Paulus \ Milwaukee Brewers

The Brewers are unexpectedly in first place. And surprise (or maybe no surprise): Ryan Braun is missing-in-action. more

Jun 22, 2017 5:00 AM Sports 1 Comments

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American Family Insurance

The second American Family Insurance Championship lures Favre, Jeter and more. The gold event raises money for the Children’s Hospital and other charities. more

Jun 15, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Will Dinski

Between the Waves is a music industry conference and festival focused on helping Madison musicians learn how to launch music-related careers. more

Jun 8, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Yuto Shimizu

Local Beatles aficionados take note: Get Back Wisconsin rolls out a 20-piece orchestra for the 50th anniversary of the release of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” more

Jun 8, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC