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.


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


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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.

Darrell Hazell on moving Purdue forward


Purdue coach Darrell Hazell took to the Big Ten media day podium at the Hilton Chicago on Monday to discuss his plans for advancing the Boilermakers' program, offseason changes and more.

Melvin Gordon's suit a hot topic at Big Ten media day


Personally, I think that's a fine jacket.

Pat Fitzgerald speaks at Big Ten media day


A transcript of Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald's press conference at Big Ten media day Monday in Chicago.

Gary Andersen press conference recap

Gary Andersen touched on a wide variety of topics at his Big Ten media day press conference, ranging from replacing Jared Abbrederis (hint: it likely won't be just one guy) to defending Wisconsin's...

Wisconsin vs. Arkansas home-and-home not on Barry Alvarez's mind


Wisconsin-Arkansas would be so great, especially in Madison, if it was like, next year. Does anyone think Bret Bielema will be in Arkansas by 2020?

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