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Wisconsin Badgers' Dana Rettke named to U.S. National Team that will play in Bulgaria


Former UW setter Lauren Carlini also is a member of the 25-player U.S. roster. Read more

Ex-Badger Montee Ball goes deep to discuss overcoming alcoholism, depression


Montee Ball, now 28 and a father, is hoping to help others avoid his mistakes by speaking candidly about his struggles with alcoholism and mental illness that contributed to the end of his football career. Read more

Former Badgers linebacker Ryan Connelly takes unlikely path to becoming NFL draft pick


Part 3 of a three-part draft series on former University of Wisconsin inside linebacker Ryan Connelly. Read more

'There shouldn't be any barriers': Some NBA hopefuls are bypassing college and carving paths less traveled to fulfill their dreams

By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO - Darius Bazley isn't out to change the college basketball landscape or even inspire other young players. As a potential preps-to-pros player and former five-star recruit, the 6-foot-9 forward from Cincinnati is a unique athlete trying to win over NBA scouts without having played last season. He decommitted from Syracuse. He reneged on his initial idea to play in the G League. Unlike ... Read more

Badgers softball team halts Sooners’ streak, but Oklahoma bounces back, ends UW’s season


Kaitlyn Menz led the Badgers to a 2-1 victory over the Sooners, halting Oklahoma’s 41-game winning streak, but Oklahoma advanced to its 10th consecutive NCAA Super Regional on Sunday with a 2-0 victory in the championship game of the double-elimination Norman region. Read more

Video: Badgers take 3rd at Big Ten rowing championships at Devil's Lake

The University of Wisconsin women’s rowing team posted a third-place finish at the Big Ten Conference Championships on Devil’s Lake in Bara… Read more


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