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.


First coaches poll released, Wisconsin 14th

The Badgers begin No. 14 in the first college football poll of 2014.

Gary Andersen is now on Twitter


The day has come, folks. @BadgerFootball had previously touted a "big announcement" coming during Gary Andersen's ESPN Radio appearance on "SVP and Russillo" Wednesday afternoon but we know by now to temper expectations for summertime Twitter action. Anyway, it's cool to have Coach A on board. The bar for Wisconsin head football coach social media game has been set pretty high (or low?), so let's see how this goes.

Gary Andersen making ESPN rounds


Here's the full schedule for Gary Andersen's appearances throughout various ESPN platforms on Wednesday.


UW's new strength and conditioning center

Wisconsin officially unveiled its new 17,000-square foot strength and conditioning center earlier this summer.

Miami LB Dominic Sheppard commits to Wisconsin

The Badgers land a Miami linebacker they've been pursuing since March.

Wisconsin draws 9/2 odds to win Big Ten

The Badgers draw 9/2 odds to win the Big Ten in the latest odds from Bovada.

Monday's Big Ten media day leftovers

Some leftovers from Monday's opening session of Big Ten media days.

Badgers get Final Four rings

The Badgers received their Final Four rings on Monday. Upworthy says you won't believe how sweet they are.

Video: Rob Havenstein aiming for big season

Watch Rob Havenstein discuss how the offensive line will factor into Melvin Gordon's Heisman Trophy campaign, what Wisconsin's offense might look like in 2014 and much more at Big Ten media day.

Bo Pelini talks cat, Nebraska's expectations


Big Ten media days would be nothing without mention of Bo Pelini's cat, and alas the first day didn't disappoint. Check out the full transcript of Nebraska's head coach at the podium

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