Chris McIntosh named Wisconsin Athletic Director

The University of Wisconsin on Wednesday named Chris McIntosh the school’s new athletic director, replacing the retiring Barry Alvarez. McIntosh played for the Badgers from 1996-99 and served as captain of two of the most celebrated teams in school history. ...

Alvarez finalizes retirement plans from UW (AUDIO)

Barry Alvarez announced his retirement during a celebration in Madison on Tuesday, making official what had been reported by various media outlets in the past two weeks. Alvarez has been at the University of Wisconsin for nearly 32 years, including the final 18 as the...

Wisconsin A.D. Alvarez expected to announce retirement soon

University of Wisconsin Barry Alvarez is expected to retire as the schools athletic director.  He’s served in that capacity since 2006 after first coming to Wisconsin in 1990 as the university’s head football coach. Alvarez went 118-73-4 as head coach at...

Badgers fire women’s basketball coach Jonathan Tsipis

The Wisconsin women’s basketball team got off to a terrible start against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament on Tuesday.  Jonathan Tsipis watched his team miss their first 18 shots while being outscored 24-2 in the first quarter, falling to the Illini 67-42. The...

Football Badgers getting ready for Michigan

The Wisconsin football team is inching closer to a return to Big Ten action against the Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor on Saturday.  The Badgers began their regular game week preparations Monday morning.  The team will practice each day this week and continue to...

Badgers cancel Saturday’s game against Purdue

The University of Wisconsin announced that Saturday’s home game against Purdue has been cancelled and team-related activities remain paused indefinitely. “I share in the disappointment of our student-athletes and staff,” athletic director Barry...

Three more added to Wisconsin football COVID-19 list

The Wisconsin football program has confirmed more positive PCR tests for COVID-19. The Wisconsin Athletic Department released the additional numbers Thursday afternoon.  One positive result was received late Wednesday, while two others were confirmed on Thursday...

Big Ten set to return to football

The Big Ten Conference is going to have football after all. Less than five weeks after pushing fall sports into the spring with player safety concerns in the middle of a pandemic, the conference changed its mind with University Presidents and Chancellors voting...

Wisconsin football and hockey hitting the pause button

In a statement from UW athletic director Barry Alvarez, the Wisconsin football and men’s hockey teams are taking a two-week pause as the campus deals with COVID-19 issues. “We have been conducting our own COVID-19 testing of student athletes and staff on a...

Camp Randall renovation put on hold

Renovation of the south end zone seating area inside Camp Randall Stadium is being put on hold temporarily. The project was due to begin at the conclusion of the 2020 football season and open by the start of the 2021 campaign.  It is now more likely that work will...

UW making a statement with uniform logo

Wisconsin student-athletes will be showing their solidarity with Black and other underrepresented communities on campus when Badger sports teams return to action. UW Athletics uniforms will include a university crest logo with a black “W,” a show of...

Cephus rejoins Wisconsin football team

Earlier today, the University of Wisconsin revealed that Quintez Cephus has been reinstated as a student, allowing him to return to school.  As anticipated, Cephus has also officially rejoined the football program.  A statement from UW-Athletics said they are working...

Wisconsin cancel’s spring football game

The weather forecast in Madison is calling for a strong chance of heavy rain and thunderstorms on Friday during the late afternoon and evening.  The Wisconsin Athletic Department has decided to cancel Friday’s Spring Football Game, which was set to start at 6...

Thomas calls it quits in Cleveland (AUDIO)

Former Wisconsin Badger Joe Thomas announced he is retiring after 11 seasons in the NFL. The 10-time Pro Bowler with the Cleveland Browns made the decision after spending several months contemplating his future. Thomas had played 10,363 consecutive snaps before...

Alvarez named Athletics Director of the Year

  Wisconsin’s Barry Alvarez was named a 2017-18 Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced on Monday.  Alvarez joins Whit Babcock (Virginia Tech), Joe Castiglione (Oklahoma)...

Alvarez’ CFP selection committee term is over

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith will take over for Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez on the College Football Playoff selection committee. Alvarez has been on the committee since its inception in 2014 and is one of three members whose terms have...

Chryst is finalist for Coach of the Year

Wisconsin football coach Paul Chryst, who helped lead the Badgers to a number-8 ranking and berth in the January 2nd Cotton Bowl, was named a finalist for a national coach of the year award. Chryst join’s Western Michigan’s P.J. Fleck, Colorado’s...