Jon Leuer talks Memphis Grizzlies' playoff push

After signing a three-year deal in the offseason, the former Wisconsin big man is in the thick of a late-season playoff hunt with the Memphis Grizzlies.

A story of failure from Bo Ryan

After a thrilling overtime victory over Michigan last season, Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan told a story about failure that has stuck with me ever since. It’s a story that made Wisconsin’s success this season nothing short of cathartic.

Former Badgers break down Final Four run

Despite commitments ranging from law school to playing in the NBA, recent Wisconsin Badgers have kept their eyes on this year's Final Four run.

Sweet 16 preview: Q&A with ESPN's Rece Davis

The ESPN "College GameDay" host took time out of his busy schedule to speak with B5Q about his thoughts on the first week of the NCAA tournament, what the Badgers can do in the West region and his Final Four picks.

Jacob Pedersen talks draft prep, UW career

Former Badgers tight ends Owen Daniels, Garrett Graham and Lance Kendricks have made an impact in the NFL. Now, Jacob Pedersen looks to continue the tradition set forth by his predecessors.

James White gears up for next level

After a strong senior season in which he rushed for over 1,400 yards, the former Badgers running back looks to make an even greater impact on an NFL field this fall.

Jared Abbrederis talks Combine, NFL Draft prep

Jared Abbrederis went from walk-on to Wisconsin's all-time receptions leader. The next step in his unlikely journey playing on Sundays.

Ilana Friedman on UW, life as an "out" athlete

Despite seeing limited playing time, the senior goaltender has a valuable perspective on Wisconsin women's hockey.

Badgers happy to have Minnesota native Grant Besse

The Gophers didn't have room for Grant Besse, but that doesn't mean the Badgers aren't happy to have him in the fold.

Q&A with 2014 signee Lubern Figaro

We had a chance to chat with Everett, Mass., safety Lubern Figaro on Sunday. How's he preparing for football and life at the next level?


George Panos' journey to UW just beginning

The second-generation Wisconsin athlete committed early in 2012 and has maintained his verbal ever since, even despite the many changes in Madison.

Chris Maragos talks Super Bowl prep, UW days

The former Wisconsin walk-on took time aside from his undoubtedly busy schedule preparing for the Super Bowl to break down this season, talk his UW days and more.

Alex Rigsby on setting records, finding her place

The third in a series of features on Wisconsin women's hockey players focuses on Alex Rigsby, who's spent her entire career in the shadow of a legend.

Walk-on Wisconsin: Armstrongs leave mark on UW

Our look at Wisconsin's walk-on tradition continues with another set of brothers. Ethan and Thad Armstrong both bleed cardinal and white, though their family history shows they broke from a Hawkeye heritage.

Walk-On Wisconsin: Hemers come south to Madison

The story of the Hemers continues our look at Wisconsin's walk-on history.

Hilary Knight, Jessie Vetter shine for Team USA

Hilary Knight scored the shootout-winner, had two assists and was named game MVP while Jessie Vetter stopped 37, including all three of Canada's shootout attempts, giving the game in Minnesota a decidedly Wisconsin flair.

Women's hockey: Spotlight on Blayre Turnbull

The second in a series of features on Wisconsin women's hockey players focuses on Blayre Turnbull, who's taking advantage of increased ice time and the opportunity to center the top line to become of the team's leading scoring threats.

Spotlight on Brittany Ammerman

This first in a series of features on Wisconsin women's hockey players focuses on Ammerman, whose drive is impressive especially in the face of her tumultuous past year.

Walk-On Wisconsin: Quotes and leftovers

Jake spent months tracking down Badgers past and present. Naturally, he ended up with more content than we knew what to do with. Here are some of the most notable leftovers from this week's longform.

Wisconsin's next challenge: 2 weeks off

A lengthy break at this point in the season is probably welcomed, though Bo Ryan won't admit it.

Wisconsin defense motivated for Capital One Bowl

Wisconsin's defense feels like it didn't represent itself well during the team's regular-season finale against Penn State. The Badgers plan on taking advantage of one more opportunity to end the season on a high note.

Wisconsin's dominant defense only getting better

Wisconsin is one of five teams in the FBS to rank in the top 10 in scoring defense, rushing defense, passing defense and total defense.

Seniors eyeing special victory vs. Penn State

A win Saturday would give the Badgers a chance at their fourth straight BCS bowl game, but there are other reasons why UW's senior class wants to end the regular season on a high note.

Badgers expecting more than just mirror image

The comparisons between the Wisconsin and Minnesota offenses has been a hot topic leading up to the Badgers' biggest rivalry game of the season. There will, though, be plenty of new material for Wisconsin to digest before Saturday.

Wisconsin's offense on record-breaking pace

A revamped coaching staff hasn't slowed down the recent success of Wisconsin offenses. The new staff, if anything, has made that side of the ball even more explosive, and the Badgers could be heading for some program records by season's end.

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