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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.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Arkansas Slow Jam 2014: This one's for Bert

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SB Nation's Ryan Nanni (aka celebrityhottub) has put together Slow Jams for Sad Teams, the honest college football hype video mix. Among the likes of Florida, Northwestern, Purdue and more is the above Arkansas video, which Spencer Hall says is set to "This Woman's Work," originally written by British singer Kate Bush. Happy Thursday, friends.

Chris Beatty takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has come to Wisconsin. Here, Badgers wide receivers coach Chris Beatty speaks up for a great cause, raising awareness and support for Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Wisconsin's women's soccer team also took the challenge for themselves.

Practice roundup, recruiting updates

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Thursday Badger Bits roundup links from Wednesday's practices, talk Wisconsin recruiting and much more.

Scott Van Pelt is coming to Madison next week

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Madison's adopted hero and ESPN anchor Scott Van Pelt will be in Madison next Wednesday. Go find him and get him a fish bowl at Wando's, or something.

Wisconsin scheduled for 4 Super Tuesday games

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Wisconsin will have four Super Tuesday games on ESPN this season, the network announced Wednesday. The first comes Jan. 20 vs. Iowa and is followed by a home game vs. Indiana on Feb. 3. Two away games, at Nebraska on Feb. 20 and at Maryland on Feb. 24, will also be featured. The full Super Tuesday slate can be viewed above.

Tuesday practice update: Stave, McEvoy impressing

Quick observations and thoughts on Wisconsin's most visible position battle.

Inside Wisconsin's football locker rooms

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Here's a look inside Wisconsin's updated football locker rooms, plus some awesome bonus footage of a Chris Borland pump-up huddle. It's clear that UW's facilities continue to catch up to, if not get ahead of the curve, and we all know that's never been bigger when it comes to recruiting.

Great news for Kyle Costigan's family

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Wednesday's Badger Bits include links on great news for the family of Kyle Costigan, an update coming on Vonte Jackson's injured knee, a top offensive line target putting Wisconsin in his top five...

2014 Big Ten/ACC Challenge: Wisconsin vs. Duke to air on ESPN Dec. 3

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The full TV schedule for the 2014 Big Ten/ACC Challenge was announced Tuesday. Wisconsin faces Duke on the second night, Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 8:30 p.m. CT. The game will air on ESPN. Head to BT Powerhouse via the link above for the full Challenge schedule.

'The Camp' Episode 2: WRs push for playing time

UWBadgers.com is back with another episode of its excellent "The Camp" behind-the-scenes look at the Wisconsin Badgers. Episode 2 highlights the wide receivers hoping to replace Jared Abbrederis...

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