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


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


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


David Stluka/UW Athletics

Notre Dame may be the home of Rudy, but Wisconsin football is where walk-ons really thrive. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories


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Millions of people have passed through Camp Randall, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year. It’s the oldest stadium in the Big Ten. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories


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


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

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David Stluka/UW Athletics

From academic advisors to athletic trainers to nutritionists, it takes a whole village to support the more than 800 student-athletes at UW-Madison. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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

Aug 24, 2017 5:00 AM Sports


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



The first Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin offers a somewhat more approachable course. But with a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run, it still requires plenty of iron. more

Jun 7, 2017 5:00 AM Sports


Tim Casey

The Madison Mallards look forward to another strong season. Keep an eye on Madison College sophomore infielder Cade Bunnell and former Hartland player Nate Brown. more

May 25, 2017 5:00 AM Sports