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.


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

Wisconsin, Nebraska working on rivalry trophy


This seems like a natural idea considering the program's ties -- Barry Alvarez has even admitted to modeling Wisconsin's walk-on program after Nebraska's. But what would the trophy be? Just check the replies to that tweet for a few early takes. Yes, it's likely that Wisconsin just scored again.

Video: Melvin Gordon on RBs coach Thomas Brown

With new running backs coach Thomas Brown in the fold, Melvin Gordon has high expectations for his junior season.

Gary Andersen talks QB battle, WRs, schedule


In Chicago for Big Ten media day on Monday, Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen had a variety of topics to cover. Here's the full transcript of his press conference.

Wisconsin's contingent at Big Ten media day


Turns out nobody's immune to photo/radio-bombing, including Gary Andersen. That's Melvin Gordon, Rob Havenstein and Warren Herring from left to right.

Audio: Melvin Gordon at Big Ten media day

Listen to Melvin Gordon share some thoughts on Wisconsin's rivalry with Iowa, breakout candidates for the Badgers' offense and much more.

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