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While having a well-rounded roster is great, the Badger men’s basketball team needs to stay strong in its conference play. That’s especially true as they head into the core of their Big Ten schedule. Read more

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With a new coach, hope springs anew among Packers fans. Matt La Fleur has to create a team that relies on more than just That One Guy. Read more

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We look ahead, as well as in the rear view, at the year in sports. Bright spots include Madison’s Radicals and Milwaukee’s Brewers. Read more

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Deb Lindsey

Beata Nelson and new coach Yuri Suguiyama lead the combined men and women’s Badgers swim team. Read more

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Rettler Corporation

Edgewood High School has long wanted a proper stadium to host sporting events; while many neighbors have long been opposed. Now that the school has officially submitted plans, the battle will be fought in city committees. Read more

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GOLD BALLS

"Gold Balls," the documentary about senior league tennis star John Powless, will be shown to benefit repairs to his namesake stadium. The facility sustained major damage during August’s floods. Read more

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It was a season of stumbles for the Badger football team. Why, when the year started with such high hopes? Read more

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UW Athletic Communications

The Badgers women’s basketball team was sick and tired of losing. Power of positive thinking? The team said, enough. Read more

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Ethan Happ is the man to take the Badgers to the NCAA tourney this year. The remarkable stats are in his favor Read more

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Evan Siegle/Green Bay Packers

The Packers are competitive, but they’re not winning. Can fans expect that to change? Read more

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Milwaukee Bucks

The undefeated Milwaukee Bucks are worthy of eco-friendly new Fiserv Forum. Will it only get better? Read more

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While the Brewers failed at the crucial point, there is cause for optimism. The playoff run proves there is a strong team — and a stronger fan base. Read more

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Tom Lynn/UW Athletics

UW women’s hockey team are already off to a 6-0 start, extending their at-home winning streak to 33. Head coach Mark Johnson is now the all-time winningest coach in NCAA women’s hockey history. Read more

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Scott Paulus/Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers began the 2018 season barely squeezing out a victory against the lowly San Diego Padres. Now they are four wins away from reaching the World Series. Read more

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Jeff Bercovici spent four years testing claims about aging and exercise. Now he’s written a book about it. Read more

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The young guys who play and risk lifelong injury — at least in football— to generate billions of dollars of revenue are being taken advantage of by older rich guys who sit behind desks and push paper. Read more

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Hoofers recreation clubs (scuba, outing, ski and snowboard, mountaineering, sailing and riding) promote recreation to the campus and the city. And much of its leadership is female, in a male-dominated industry. Read more

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Scott Paulus/Milwaukee Brewers

The Brewers need to keep their wits about them in a tight pennant race Read more

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Evan Siegle/Green Bay Packers

It’s the season of the $134 million man. Because despite the presence of Davante Adams, Randall Cobb, David Bakhtiari and others, it’s still all about No. 12. Read more

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Bryce Richter/UW-Madison

Badgers football season opens amid high hopes and scandals. Despite two key players suspended due to sexual assault charges, the game must go on. Read more

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