Two storms are brewing on their inevitable paths toward campus. One brings drifts of snow, and the other, if weathered, could bring the Wisconsin's men's basketball team another Big Ten regular season title.
The Wisconsin men's tennis team notched two more wins this weekend with a pair of straightforward victories over Southern Methodist University 4-0 and University of Illinois-Chicago 6-1.
Less than three days after defeating the Minnesota Gophers in dramatic, double-overtime fashion, the Wisconsin women's basketball team had the tables turned against them Sunday night on the road at Purdue.
After the emotional high of a victory in the first ever Camp Randall Hockey Classic, men's hockey head coach Mike Eaves said he is not worried about a letdown as his team prepares to face struggling Minnesota State this weekend. According to Eaves, the No. 3 Badgers will have plenty of motivation because of their high ranking and chances for postseason success.
If you're lucky enough to find them, there are some pretty sweet jobs out there. Who among us wouldn't want to be a taste tester for the New Glarus Brewing Company, a high-profile movie star or a supercar reviewer? I would probably say any job that would pay me a decent amount of money to talk about sports would be the best gig in the world.
Recently Wisconsin (8-3 Big Ten, 18-5 overall) has relied on its late game heroics to clinch its wins, but in Ann Arbor on Saturday the Badgers continued what they started last Tuesday against Michigan State and jumped all over the Wolverines early.
The source of excitement for the Wisconsin women's hockey team coming into this weekend's games against Bemidji State was clearly the highly-anticipated Camp Randall Hockey classic that opened the series Saturday.
The biggest question facing Kurt Warner's recent retirement shouldn't even have to be asked. Does he belong in the Hall of Fame? The answer is a resounding yes.
On Feb. 11, 2006, the Wisconsin men's hockey team downed Ohio State 4-2 in front of 40,890 brave souls at Lambeau Field. Ben Street, a freshman at the time, notched an assist in that contest.
The Badgers pulled to within two games of No. 5 Michigan State after beating the Spartans by 18 points Tuesday, and now look to continue their ascent through the Big Ten Saturday against Michigan.
It was a hero's homecoming for junior guard Alyssa Karel. The St. Paul, Minn., native led the Wisconsin women's basketball team to a much-needed 76-74 victory against the Minnesota Gophers Thursday night, grabbing a steal and then scoring the winning basket with just five seconds left in double overtime.
The Wisconsin women's basketball team (6-5 Big Ten, 16-5 overall) is recovering from a tough loss at home to the Northwestern Wildcats last Sunday night. After leading by as many as 14 points in the first half, the Badgers ultimately fell by six. The loss was their second consecutive defeat at the Kohl Center.
One could almost think that home wins over top-10 teams and dominating Michigan State outside of East Lansing might lose a bit of their luster with how common it has become for Wisconsin.
While she's probably most well-known for her presence on the basketball court, Wisconsin women's basketball junior guard Alyssa Karel experienced a whole new arena this past summer.
A couple weeks ago when Charles Woodson was announced as the Defensive Player of the Year, Rex Ryan, the head coach of the New York Jets, was asked about the decision. If Ryan followed the rules of coach speak, he would have told reporters he was hoping his cornerback Darrelle Revis would win the award, but that Charles Woodson is a great player and he respects the decision.
It might be college football's most important and over-hyped day: the day recruiting classes are all but finalized and a fresh crop of players signs their letters of intent.