Jim Garvey

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

Nov 16, 2017 5:00 AM Sports


Amy Marty

Local high school teams will be competing at the girls’ Division 1 state swim meet at the Natatorium. Middleton, again, is the team to beat. more

Nov 9, 2017 5:00 AM Sports


James Netz

After last year’s race was canceled due to lack of snow, the organizers of the country’s largest cross-country ski race aren’t taking any chances. more

Nov 3, 2017 1:04 PM News


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Otherwise, the rest of the Badgers men’s basketball team is essentially brand new, with young and inexperienced players. more

Nov 2, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

UW-Madison embraces quidditch, an invention from the Harry Potter novels. It’s so popular there’s even Midwest regional championships, and it’s coming to Breese Stevens. more

Oct 26, 2017 5:00 AM Sports


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The Badgers women’s hockey team is ranked No. 1 in the country; the men are ranked No. 5. Not too shabby. Here’s a preview of coming action. more

Oct 19, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

The UW can’t fix the Field House fast enough for volleyball fans. Tickets for sold-out games are a hot commodity. more

Oct 19, 2017 5:00 AM Sports 1 Comments

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The Bucks waver as they enter their final year at the Bradley Center. The Bucks lost their first three preseason games and play their final one on Friday the 13th against the Detroit Pistons. more

Oct 12, 2017 5:00 AM Sports


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The Milwaukee Brewers’ young players made a valiant effort through the end of the season. Just a couple of sad losses made the difference. more

Oct 5, 2017 12:00 AM Sports


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The fifth-ranked UW volleyball team dropped a five-set thriller to No. 23 Michigan State but then bounced back to sweep No. 20 Michigan. more

Sep 28, 2017 5:00 AM Sports


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


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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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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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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


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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


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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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


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

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