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Harsh truth on campus: Wisconsin isn't immune from nationwide crisis

Published Nov. 28, 2015

There's endless data and statistics that tell the story of what it's like to be an African-American student at a predominantly white college. Those numbers across the nation paint a dismal picture - and according to a Madison365 report, Wisconsin is not immune.

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A hello and a goodbye in the world of Wisconsin basketball

Published July 2, 2015

Wisconsin's basketball scene is undergoing change. The Milwaukee Bucks are going to go after a big name free agent, and it's apparent the Bucks are real players this year. That addition, however, is tempered by the loss, after next year, of Bo Ryan. He's going to be missed.

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Now Bo knows the score: Badgers coach leaves title game a little salty

Published April 7, 2015

The University of Wisconsin fell to Duke University Monday night in Indianapolis to lose the NCAA championship game, a great contest decided in the final moments. No one can say the Badgers were ill prepared, or not ready. But down the stretch, you saw the difference between a coach in his ninth title game, and one in his first at the Division I level.

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Once overlooked, Green Bay's Sykes is now one of state's best

Published Jan. 26, 2015

Coming out of high school Keifer Sykes would look at the recruiting rankings -- and have to scroll down a ways before seeing his name. While he was buried in what turned out to be one of the greatest classes to ever come out of the state of Illinois, Sykes used it as motivation at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Now, four years later, he's one of the state's best college players.

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Wisconsin completes Milwaukee sweep

Published Dec. 10, 2014

The University of Wisconsin swept the "Milwaukee series" after following up its win over Marquette on Saturday with a 93-54 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Wednesday night at the UWM Panther Arena.

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Marquette comes together as Wisconsin heads to town

Published Dec. 5, 2014

The annual matchup between Wisconsin and Marquette returns to Milwaukee on Saturday as Bo Ryan's Badgers, the No. 2 ranked team in the country, come to spoil the party for first-year coach Steve Wojciechowski's Golden Eagles.

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Barry Alvarez's cabana gets major coverage from Wall Street Journal

Published Aug. 29, 2014

Former Wisconsin Badgers head football coach and current athletic director Barry Alvarez was profiled in the Wall Street Journal, but not for his accomplishments on the Madison campus. Instead, it was about his spectacular cabana behind his home.

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An incredible year of college hoops

Published April 8, 2014

The Wisconsin Badgers capped an incredible year of college basketball in the state with a deep NCAA Tournament run, but they weren't the only big story. UWM went from worst to first in one year, Marquette lost, and found, a head coach, and the UWGB Phoenix were snubbed. Here's a look back at a great year of major college basketball.

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Badgers fans help break cable ratings record

Published April 7, 2014

Turner Sports' and CBS Sports' presentation of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Semifinals on TBS, TNT and truTV, created history with the two most-watched college basketball telecasts in cable television history.

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Champion's move from "GMA" part of larger story

Published Dec. 4, 2013

Media notes: Sam Champion leaves "GMA" for new gig at the Weather Channel; Hulu show featuring Milwaukee Bucks mascot Bango will air on Fox Sports Wisconsin; University of Wisconsin Badgers broadcasts find radio home at WOKY-AM 920, WISN-AM 1130 and WRIT-FM 95.7.

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Badgers broadcasts to move away from WTMJ-AM 620

Published Nov. 25, 2013

Late last week, WTMJ's GM Steve Wexler informed staffers that the station will not renew its agreements with Learfield Sports, which broadcasts University of Wisconsin football and basketball games.

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Blank's slate is full

Published Sept. 5, 2013

Steve Jagler talks to Rebeccla Blank, the new chancellor at the University of Wisconsin, about skyrocketing tuition rates, the broken university system and how UW-Madison can compete on a national scale.