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What's up for Wisconsin men's basketball in the 2014-15 season?

As the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team shoots for a 14th consecutive NCAA Tournament bid and a second straight trip to the Final Four this season, Badgers coach Bo Ryan faces an impending age problem. >More
 The new College Football Playoff -- discuss!

This is what you asked for, college football fans. For years you complained about the Bowl Championship Series that set teams up in five bowl game matchups. You wondered why college football couldn't have playoffs like nearly every other sport in the country. >More
 When sportsmanship trumps winning

For all the value we place on "sportsmanship," the line separating a rule violation from a show of respect for an opponent is blurry. And sometimes, that just doesn't seem fair. >More
 Can Madison College WolfPack volleyball repeat?

Remember the college volleyball team from Madison that advanced all the way to the national championship match last year? No, not the Badgers, who lost the national championship game in front of 14,779 fans in Seattle and televised on ESPN. This was the team that played in front of a few hundred people in Rochester, Minn. The other big difference: The Madison College WolfPack won. >More
 New WIAA rules give suburban schools a better chance at state football titles

The state high school football playoffs opened last Friday night with 224 teams competing in seven divisions. A couple of new and significant organizational changes are in place this year, including one that allows the highest-seeded teams to host games through the quarterfinals. This resulted in first-round games at DeForest, Madison La Follette, Marshall, Middleton, Monona Grove and Waunakee. >More
 Will Wisconsin women's soccer break out in 2014?

They've been to the NCAA Tournament 17 times and are ranked 12th in the country, but even die-hard Wisconsin Badger fans would be hard-pressed to name a member of their team. Who am I talking about? >More
 Roy Boone's Summer League heats up Madison adult hoops

Roy Boone's professional basketball career ended in 2007 at age 30 with the now defunct American Basketball Association's oddly named Minnesota Ripknees. But that doesn't mean he can't play ball anymore. "I still got it on the court," chuckles the 37-year-old former Wisconsin Badgers guard, and a member of UW's Final Four team in 2000 as a 6-foot-3-inch junior. >More
 The Madison Capitols open a new chapter for the city's hockey fandom

Madison's proud hockey heritage begins a new era this month. The Madison Capitols -- a 23-man squad of 16- to 20-year-olds -- will play the first game of their inaugural United States Hockey League season at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Oct. 18. The team's first five games, including Saturday's season-opening 4-3 loss to the Muskegon Lumberjacks, are on the road because of scheduling conflicts at the arena. >More
 Isthmus on WORT: Breese Stevens Field enters a new phase in its history

Isthmus contributor David Petroff reported on this history and ongoing series of renovations at Breese Stevens Field in the September 25 issue, and discussed his story with WORT producer Dylan Brogan on that day's edition of In Our Backyard. >More
 What the heck are they doing at Breese Stevens Field?

Breese Stevens Field has been full of activity this fall -- however, it's been playing host to backhoes and dump trucks rather than soccer and Ultimate matches. Breese Stevens, Madison's first lighted stadium, is undergoing one of the most extensive renovations in its 89-year history. >More
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