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Madison Squash Workshop

Squash remains an outlier sport in Madison and much of the Midwest. The Madison Open squash tournament aims to raise the sport’s profile. more

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Scott Paulus\Milwaukee Brewers

Can Milwaukee Brewers’ fans get their hopes up? After all, the team took off early last year, too, before crashing. more

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Ridgewood Pool

A keystone of the Meadowood neighborhood and the swimming community needs an upgrade. Ridgewood Pool needs $4.2 million for the renovation. more

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Alejandro Alonso Galva

The UW-Madison women’s hockey team lost a heartbreaker in the Frozen Four. But several returning players offer hope for next year. more

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Edgewood College Athletic Commun

Edgewood College women’s basketball starts its comeback. Coach Chaia Huff is a big part of that. more

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David Stluka/UW Athletics

Injuries, inexperience end the UW men’s basketball season early. Can UW return to its status as a premier team? more

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Barring a late-season collapse, the Bucks likely will secure a lower-level seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. That would be a noteworthy accomplishment, considering the drama this team has endured. more

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A new book gives context to the tradition of activist athletes. In We Matter: Athletes and Activism, former NBA player and social justice advocate Etan Thomas covers everything from police brutality to Donald Trump’s presidency. more

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Tom Blau

Futsal is a variation of soccer, played indoors, on a hard surface. Four teams, two each from the Madison 56ers and Madison Futsal Forge (Midwest regional champions) are heading to Kansas to compete in the largest youth futsal tournament in the U.S. more

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Isthmus presents the 39th annual Paddle & Portage, Madison’s favorite lake-to-land-to-lake race. Join us Saturday, June 16 at James Madison Park, starting at 7 a.m. more

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Feld Entertainment

Mid-winter action arrives at the Alliant Energy Center with AMSOIL Arenacross, at the tour’s only Midwest stop. It’s real dirt and they go real fast. more

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Madison is sending more than curlers to the Olympics more

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Steve Jurkovic

Madison’s renowned women’s roller derby league — featuring a recreational team, four competitive squads and the all-star Dairyland Dolls — will slam into its 14th season with a triple header on Jan. 13 at the Alliant Energy Center Coliseum. more

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The Brewers take a chance re-hiring the veteran starting pitcher. But it’s no surprise; the team has a history of bringing players back into the fold. more

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Kirsten Schmitt/Milwaukee Brewer

Local athletes provided many reasons for optimism in a tumultuous year in sports. From UW basketball to a La Follette wheelchair track and field star, we recap it all for you. more

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Wesley Winterink/UW Athletics

UW Volleyball faces stiff competition on the way to the national championship. First, a repeat matchup against Stanford offers the Badgers a second chance. more

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Jeff Miller/UW Madison

That Gophers win was nice. But it’s all for naught if UW can’t take care of Ohio State. more

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Evan Siegle/Green Bay Packers

Green Bay Packers’ report is dire without Rodgers. Any hope that Bears game gave Packers’ fans is gone after Sunday’s rout by the Ravens more

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Let’s face it. Backup quarterback Brett Hundley has not performed up to even modest expectations. He’s just not working out. more

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Jim Garvey

State high school football championships hold great potential this year. Check out the action at Camp Randall on Nov. 17. more

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