Q&A: Madison soccer guru Eric Bertun referees the referees

Q&A: Madison soccer guru Eric Bertun referees the referees

A longtime college soccer official, Bertun is now the Big 8 commissioner. He talks about the state of soccer in the U.S., his experience as a referee and the new artificial turf at Madison’s historic Breese Stevens Field.

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Scott Walker isn't seeing the benefits of a majority saying state is headed in right direction

Scott Walker isn't seeing the benefits of a majority saying state is headed in right direction

Pollster Charles Franklin said voters might not be crediting the governor for their belief that Wisconsin is improving.

Photos: Madison Capitols home opener at the Coliseum

Photos: Madison Capitols home opener at the Coliseum

The Madison Capitols hosted the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in their home opener at the Coliseum on Saturday. Cedar Rapids won 5-3.

'Bad lip-reading' video of Scott Walker ad leads last week's most-read list

'Bad lip-reading' video of Scott Walker ad leads last week's most-read list

The long campaign cycle needed some levity, and last week brought it.

Morning briefing: In voting, Wisconsin's split personality gives both sides a path to victory

Morning briefing: In voting, Wisconsin's split personality gives both sides a path to victory

Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

Lack of tech support hobbled iPad initiative that helped bring down L.A. schools superintendent

Lack of tech support hobbled iPad initiative that helped bring down L.A. schools superintendent

Meanwhile, the Madison School District plans to introduce thousands of individual computing devices with no new hires for technical support.

Cartoons of the Week

Cartoons of the Week

Recent cartoons from The Cap Times opinion page. Enjoy!

John Nichols: Scott Walker is way wrong on wages

John Nichols: Scott Walker is way wrong on wages

Scott Walker opposes increasing the minimum wage. Mary Burke wants to increase it to $10.10, which is supported by a majority of Wisconsin voters.

John Doe investigation legal fees approach $1 million

John Doe investigation legal fees approach $1 million

Current caps on legal fees authorize the state to shell out $1,109,500.

More fun with stock footage: GOP points finger at Mary Burke's 'pizza' ad

More fun with stock footage: GOP points finger at Mary Burke's 'pizza' ad

The Wisconsin GOP is calling attention to another "not in Wisconsin" scene in a campaign ad, this time from Democrat Mary Burke.

Symphony review: Mercurial Shostakovich and glamorous Olga Kern make a concert to remember

Symphony review: Mercurial Shostakovich and glamorous Olga Kern make a concert to remember

In a program of Russian composers, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6 stood out as the most compelling. 

Morning briefing: Campaign coordination suit filed in a way to get favorable judge

Morning briefing: Campaign coordination suit filed in a way to get favorable judge

Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

Mary Burke, Scott Walker spar in Milwaukee over jobs, crime, Bucks

Mary Burke, Scott Walker spar in Milwaukee over jobs, crime, Bucks

The biggest source of conflict in Wisconsin's second and final gubernatorial debate was what seemed to be a malfunctioning clock.

Scott Walker's strange photo op with Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson

Scott Walker's strange photo op with Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson

Walker was in Milwaukee to support a faith-based program to help addicts.

Questions about governor’s race polling? Come to the Pyle Center Monday

Questions about governor’s race polling? Come to the Pyle Center Monday

With the help of UW-Madison’s political science department, the Cap Times is assembling an expert panel for a public forum.

Madison-based Saris partners with Uber Seattle, launches UberPEDAL

Madison-based Saris partners with Uber Seattle, launches UberPEDAL

Saris will provide bike racks to Uber drivers to accommodate more cyclists and their bikes.

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