The team will open the season at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison on Oct. 24 against Indiana and finish on the road Dec. 12 at Iowa.
Twenty-nine of the positive tests were from Sept. 1 through Sept. 15, according to Public Health Madison & Dane County.
Barry Alvarez said the president drew attention to Big Ten Football, but: "how much that had to do with us being back on the field, I don't know that answer."
As the countdown to the college football season opener ticks forward, there is a sense of relief and normalcy for Badgers fans.
The Big Ten conference changed course and said it plans to begin its season the weekend of Oct. 24. Each team will have an eight-game schedule.
The Big Ten, in a statement, said a White House representative reached out to the conference commissioner to set up a phone call with President Trump.
Big Ten coaches, athletic directors and medical personnel are working through plans that could bring football back as soon as Thanksgiving weekend.
Five months almost to the day after the first spikes in coronavirus cases in the U.S. led to the cancellation of the NCAA basketball tournaments, the still raging pandemic is tearing down another American sports institution: fall Saturdays filled with college football.
ESPN reported, citing sources, that "a vast majority of Big 10 presidents" say they'd vote to postpone the season, hopefully to spring.
MADISON -- Renovation of the south end zone seating area inside Camp Randall Stadium is being put on hold temporarily.The project was due to begin at the conclusion of the 2020 football season and open by the start of the 2021 campaign.
MILWAUKEE -- The 13th annual American Cancer Society Coaches vs.
MADISON -- Jonathan Taylor's life changed forever on Friday, April 24.
MADISON -- Tyler Biadasz is the latest offensive lineman to carry the Wisconsin Badgers' blocking tradition to the NFL.
MADISON -- Wisconsin Badgers alumnus Zack Baun joined the NFL ranks, Friday.
MADISON -- Running back Jonathan Taylor has made the jump from college to the pros.
BROWN DEER -- The 2020 NFL draft features a few Wisconsin Badgers players who are expected to hear their names called, becoming professional football players by the weekend.Running back Jonathan Taylor owns one of the most impressive resumes in Badgers history, and he is among the UW and state players awaiting his football fate.
CLEVELAND -- Former Wisconsin Badgers and Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas and his former Cleveland teammate Andrew Hawkins have donated at least $50,000 to feed Ohio children affected by the coronavirus pandemic.Thomas and Hawkins, who since retiring from the NFL have partnered on a popular weekly podcast, also plan to match every dollar in contributions up to $50,000 to the Children’s Hunger Alliance.Donations can be made HERE.The CHA serves nutritious meals to Ohio’s at-risk children, helping day care providers, day care centers, local school districts, and after-school and summer programs.A 10-time Pro Bowler, Thomas played 11 seasons in Cleveland before retiring after the 2017 season.
LENEXA, Kansas — John Erickson, a former Milwaukee Bucks general manager and Wisconsin men’s basketball coach, has died.
MADISON -- The University of Wisconsin men's basketball team was destined to do well in the NCAA tournament this year after being crowned Big Ten champions, but as March Madness was canceled indefinitely due to coronavirus concerns, the Badgers were left to think of the what-ifs.On Twitter Friday, the team posted their version of "One Shining Moment" -- a video montage that the NCAA puts together for the team that wins the National Championship.
MADISON -- Former Wisconsin Badgers basketball player Ethan Happ is self-quarantining after returning to the U.S. from Italy where he'd been playing professional basketball for Vanoli Cremona in the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.Happ was there when the outbreak started and said he started taking precautions early.