Mike Fiammetta

Managing Editor

Editor of Bucky's 5th Quarter since September 2012. After four years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including two as the sports editor of the nation's largest independent student newspaper, The Badger Herald, I'm furthering my passion for college sports with SB Nation. I've also worked for MLB.com as an associate reporter covering the Washington Nationals in 2012, as well as InsideFootball.com covering the New York Giants during the 2011 Super Bowl season. My work has been found on the websites of the New York Times, ESPN and MLB.com. You can find me on Twitter @mikefiammetta.


Athlon Sports' game-by-game predictions favorable to Wisconsin


I took part in Athlon Sports' game-by-game predictions for Wisconsin and pegged the Badgers to finish 11-1. That was the rosiest outlook of the bunch, though nobody picked a worse record than 9-3 and four people picked 10-2. Take a look at the justifications for all of our predictions, then share your own below!

7 new members announced for UW Hall of Fame

During Wisconsin's home-opener vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6, the 2014 Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2014 will be honored at Camp Randall Stadium. Seven new members were announced...

The Big Ten soccer kits you've been waiting for

Ale Asylum would've made for a pretty sweet sponsor, but these concept Big Ten soccer kits are great.

College Football Playoff odds: UW rises to 33/1

Despite some surprising roster attrition, Wisconsin's chances at winning the inaugural College Football Playoff have increased, according to Bovada. The betting service also released updated win...

Uniform numbers for 2014 Wisconsin freshmen


Here are the jersey numbers Wisconsin's freshmen have been assigned.

UW football roster released with 8 departures


Wisconsin released its official roster for 2014, indicating a surprising amount of attrition entering the fall.

Rejoice: SB Nation has jumpstarted its Northwestern coverage


The managers of SB Nation's previous Northwestern site, Sippin' On Purple, simply got too busy with day-time responsibilities (mostly for sbnation.com, anyway) and were unable to keep Northwestern coverage churning out. Good news, though: as of this week, Inside NU is officially live on the network. The above link is an intro from site manager Kevin Trahan, who's also done some awesome college football work for sbnation.com. If you need to scout NU or see if they've finally, actually become Chicago's Big Ten Team (I say yes), then this'll be your best destination.

Melvin Gordon makes Doak Walker watch list


As expected, Melvin Gordon made the watch list for the Doak Walker Award for the nation's top running back.

Notebook: Updates on AJ Alexander, Javarius Davis


Plus, a few new faces the Badgers are interested in for 2017. Read more inside Thursday's recruiting notebook.

2014 UW women's hockey schedule released

Wisconsin announced its 2014-15 women's hockey schedule on Wednesday, showcasing a challenging but enticing slate.

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