Paschke’s overall broadcasting career has lasted 48 years. He has called more than 2,000 Bucks games. He also has called games for University of Wisconsin football and basketball, the Milwaukee Brewers and Marquette basketball among other assignments.
The U.S. Senate took notice Wednesday with a resolution, introduced by Sen. Tammy Baldwin and co-sponsored by Sen. Ron Johnson, recognizing the Badgers’ sixth national title.
Noted: Out of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, Milwaukee County ranks 70th in both health outcomes and health factors, according to the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Health outcomes measure length and quality of life, while health factors account for things that can improve health, such as access to education, quality clinical care, healthy food or affordable housing.
Noted: The prime injury culprits are specialization — which the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health defines as participation in a single sport for more than 8 months of the year — and overtraining.
A groundbreaking 2017 University of Wisconsin study of 1,544 Wisconsin high school athletes found that those who specialized were 70% more likely to sustain a lower extremity injury than athletes who played multiple sports.
“Should we really be asking our young kids to do what we’re asking our collegiate athletes?” asked David Bell, associate professor of kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of the Wisconsin Injury in Sport Laboratory.
The deadline to apply to be the next University of Wisconsin athletic director has passed, but it might be a month or more until Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a selection committee decide on a successor to Barry Alvarez.
It’s been 10 years since University of Wisconsin pass rusher J.J. Watt was selected with the 11th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, brought into the league by the Houston Texans on April 28, 2011.
The University of Wisconsin athletic board on Friday approved one-year contract extensions for six coaches, including Paul Chryst (football) and Greg Gard (men’s basketball).
A divisive prospect in the 2021 NHL Draft, Ceulemans is committed to the University of Wisconsin for the 2021-22 season. NCAA rules do not allow athletes to play in the CHL, so the 6-2 defender has been plying his craft in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) for the Brooks Bandits.
Upgrades aren’t going to take place in the near future, an athletics administrator said recently, but a study completed last year indicates UW is researching how to address the issues in the long term.
A favorite to win the championship from the moment they traded for Oscar Robertson, the Bucks expected no problems in the Western Conference playoffs. They “hosted” the San Francisco Warriors in the first round but had to play their three home games in Madison. And while the Bucks had played five regular-season “home” games in Madison, they had to change venues for the Warriors series from the Dane County Coliseum to the University of Wisconsin Field House.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank said Thursday that she hopes to hire Athletic Director Barry Alvarez’s successor by the end of June.
“Honest conversations, holding each other accountable and forums to discuss race openly are ways our community can work to combat racial injustice,” a joint statement signed by Athletic Director Barry Alvarez and the university’s head coaches read.
Dana Rettke has joined one of the most elite clubs in college volleyball history.
The University of Wisconsin and Texas volleyball teams have seemingly been on a collision course throughout this otherwise unpredictable COVID-19-marked season.
One former UW Badger hasn’t missed a Crazylegs Classic in over three decades, and this year’s virtual race isn’t stopping him. Dan Kelly has been at every Crazylegs Classic since 1987.
The Canadiens announced they called up F Cole Caufield from the AHL’s Laval Rocket and placed him on the taxi squad. Caufield, who played for the University of Wisconsin, won the Hobey Baker Award last week as the top player in the NCAA Division 1. … The Canadiens also called up G Cayden Primeau from the Rocket on an emergency basis to back up Allen.
Nearly five years after a $500,000 donation to the University of Wisconsin tennis program, a family is attempting to get its money back, claiming the university misused it in a violation of donor intent.
The Coyle family has claimed that UW-Madison misused the $500,000 donation they gave in 2016 and intend to get their money back.
Lillard was the daughter of Al Toon, an accomplished athlete at the University of Wisconsin who went on to a decorated career in the NFL with the Jets from 1985 to 1992.
Former Wisconsin Linebacker Chris Borland quit his dream job in the NFL at the age of 23 because of concussion concerns. His experience led him to pursue another passion, advocating for mental health.
Noted: The PGA Tour Champions and American Family Insurance have developed a safety plan approved by UW-Madison, which runs University Ridge.
The ability to pivot at particular points during the 2020-21 season has given the University of Wisconsin women’s soccer team the capability to adapt through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Middleton High School volleyball standout Molly Lillard, the daughter of University of Wisconsin football great Al Toon, reportedly was shot to death in what police are describing as an apparent murder-suicide Sunday in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Former Middleton (Wis.) High School and University of Michigan volleyball standout Molly Lillard, the daughter of former University of Wisconsin and New York Jets wide receiver Al Toon, reportedly was shot to death in what police are describing as an apparent murder-suicide Sunday in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team finished in the top 10 of the final national rankings for the first time since 2014.
Compared to what he’s faced away from the football field, the challenge Gary Brown faces at the University of Wisconsin is easy.
From a distance it might seem as though Sydney Hilley is almost too good to be true. Not only is she an All-American setter for the No. 1 University of Wisconsin volleyball team, she’s also the program’s first ever first-team Academic All-American. A three-time team captain, she’s also considered a consummate leader with an unquestioned work ethic.
It hasn’t been a normal year for the University of Wisconsin-Madison women’s volleyball team, and it won’t be a typical NCAA tournament either.
Hilley and senior middle blocker Dana Rettke were among seven unanimous choices on the 22-member first team announced Thursday. They were joined by senior outside hitter Grace Loberg and freshman right side Devyn Robinson.
Donna Shalala was born in Cleveland in 1941, served as the editor of her high school newspaper, graduated from the Western College for Women and joined the Peace Corps in 1962.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank understands the importance hiring the right person to replace University of Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez.
“Leadership matters,” Blank told reporters Wednesday after UW officials announced the formation of a nine-member search committee. “And leadership matters for maintaining the culture and the ethos and the quality of programs we have here.
The head of the search committee to pick a successor to retiring Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said the school hopes to make a hire “within a few months.”
UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank has formed a large – and diverse – search committee to find a replacement for outgoing athletic director Barry Alvarez.
The search for the next University of Wisconsin athletic director officially is underway, and UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank made it clear she understands the magnitude of finding the right person to replace Barry Alvarez.
With Barry Alvarez set to step down this summer, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has taken the first step toward filling his sizable shoes. On Wednesday, the university posted the job listing, advertising its soon to be vacant Athletic Director seat.
Barry Alvarez’s arrival at the University of Wisconsin was unquestionably a turning point for Badgers football, just as Alvarez himself proclaimed it would be.
Reaction rolled in, including from former players, with the news that University of Wisconsin athletics director Barry Alvarez would be officially announcing his retirement Tuesday.
Barry Alvarez, the University of Wisconsin’s winningest football coach, will retire from his longtime post as the school’s athletic director at the end of June, he said Tuesday.
If UW needed a little swagger in 2014, you can imagine how badly it needed swagger in 1990 when then-athletic director Pat Richter hired Alvarez, an on-the-rise assistant coach at Notre Dame, to turn around a UW football program that had bottomed out by 1989. At the time, UW’s football and men’s basketball programs barely registered on the national radar and the athletic department was bathing in red ink.
Alvarez did his part to keep the mood light during an event that lasted more than 90 minutes and began with Lepay, the Badgers’ play-by-play announcer for football and men’s basketball, referring to it as a “day of celebration.”
For what he did for the program, Barry Alvarez’s name will always be linked with University of Wisconsin football.
Anyone hoping for a quick resolution to the search for Barry Alvarez’s successor as University of Wisconsin athletic director or hints on how the process will play out was out of luck Tuesday.
It was 17 years ago that a 43-year-old assistant coach at Notre Dame blew into town. Barry Alvarez turned a dismal football program into a national force.
University of Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez, who has decided to step down before the start of the 2021-2022 academic year, is set to retire on June 30.
Barry Alvarez will step down as the University of Wisconsin athletic director later this year, the legendary AD and patriarch of Badger athletics announced today.
“After 32 years of leadership and excellence, Barry Alvarez is announcing his retirement,” the Badgers announced on Twitter. “Thanks for everything, Coach!”
The College Football Hall of Famer arrived in Madison in 1990 as the team’s new football coach and transformed a struggling program into an annual contender in the Big Ten, winning multiple Rose Bowls. Alvarez retired from coaching after the 2005 season, after serving in the dual roles of football coach and athletic director in 2004 and 2005.
Replacing Barry Alvarez as the University of Wisconsin’s athletic director will be both a tremendous opportunity and challenge. UW is looking for Alvarez’s successor after he announced Tuesday he was retiring after 17-plus years at the helm of the athletic department. With sweeping changes coming to the way college sports are run, UW’s next leader needs to be capable of leading the Badgers into a new era.
Alvarez, 74, said Tuesday that he’ll finish his term leading the UW athletic program on June 30 after a 17-year stretch in the seat during which the department’s budget nearly doubled.
The Big Ten Conference didn’t get around to sending its 2021 volleyball championship trophy to the UW Field House on Thursday. No problem. The University of Wisconsin just got its trophy from last year out and deputy athletic director Chris McIntosh presented it to the team for the celebration following the Badgers’ title-clinching sweep of Michigan.
When Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez saw in July how the COVID-19 pandemic was affecting the country and he pondered the possibility of a fall without Big Ten football, he warned UW fans the athletic department could suffer a $100 million operating shortfall in 2020-21.
Leonhard earned All-America honors three times (2002-04) as a player at UW but never won a Big Ten Conference championship. Since he came back to the program as a coach in 2016, the Badgers haven’t won the league title despite three trips to the title game.
The University of Wisconsin athletic department prepared for a multi-year return to pre-pandemic levels for some of its revenue streams as it planned its budget for the next school year.
The start time for Marisa Moseley’s first news conference as the University of Wisconsin women’s basketball coach had to be adjusted Monday afternoon because she wasn’t the only new leader being introduced in the state.
The University of Wisconsin women’s basketball program made it official Friday that Boston University head coach and former Connecticut assistant Marisa Moseley will be the next head coach.
Barry Alvarez, who established Wisconsin football as a Big Ten power in the 1990s and has served as full-time athletic director since 2006, is expected to announce soon he is retiring.
When Vitaly Pisetsky enrolled at the University of Wisconsin in 1996, he was just three years removed from coming to the United States from the Soviet Union with his family.
Police: Driver dead after car crosses median on Dixie HighwayWho said no one would want to play for the Patriots? Bill Belichick still…Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin has stayed true to his word and has signed top prospect Cole Caufield as quickly as could be considered possible. After the top-seeded University of Wisconsin was unceremoniously upset in the East Regional of the NCAA Tournament by Bemidji State University on Friday, Caufield’s collegiate career came to an end.
University of Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez is expected to announce his retirement, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Alvarez has been the UW’s athletic director since 2006. He started at UW in the 1990s and helped establish Wisconsin Football as the Big Ten powerhouse we now know it to be.