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Momentum is building for efforts to allow players in the biggest college football and men’s basketball programs to get a bigger share of a billion-dollar industry. Enter the NCAA. Read more

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David Michael Miller

California has a new law, effective in 2023, that would allow players at all California schools to receive income for the use of their image and likeness. It’s unlikely Wisconsin will follow suit. Read more

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The UW Athletic Department has hired a sports marketing firm to turn around declining season ticket sales and lower attendance at football games. Read more

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

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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Before he wore a badge, Madison Police Chief Mike Koval was the most beloved badger of them all: Bucky. Read more

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Jack McLaughlin

UW Softball will face Iowa first in the Big Ten Tournament. But the team has already won the hearts of the fans. Read more

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Wisconsin Badgers are popular in the NFL draft. T.J. Watt heads to Pittsburgh, while Vince Biegel goes to the Packers. Read more

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The Badgers’ prospects are slim in the NCAA tourney. Should UW beat VT, the Badgers likely will face defending national champion Villanova in the second round. Read more

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Badger women’s hockey enters the WCHA playoffs. It’s home ice for the first round, slated for Feb. 24-26. Read more

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Badgers men’s basketball team is just eking out victories against mediocre opponents. The team is going to have to step up. Read more

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The Green Bay Packers started their season poorly, and the Rio Olympics seemed cursed from the start. But not everything in the world of sports was bad, including better-than-expected seasons for UW football, volleyball and men’s basketball. Read more

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