The GM sticks to his best-player-available mantra, but the results show he tried to fill several holes.
And the Packers' first pick on the third day of the draft was fourth-rounder Blake Martinez, a linebacker who could help at the the team's biggest need position.
Madison golf entrepreneur Rob O'Laughlin is selling new products for golfers of all playing levels.
Former University of Wisconsin fullback Derek Watt was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the sixth round of the NFL draft on Saturday.
The Big Ten Conference’s Linebacker of the Year was selected by the Cleveland Browns with the 99th overall pick in the fourth round during Day 3 of the NFL Draft on Saturday.
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Only two former University of Wisconsin football players were selected in the 2016 NFL Draft, but a handful of others will get their opportunity to make an NFL roster.
Chase Anderson (1-3) had his third consecutive subpar outing, allowing six runs in just 4 1/3 innings. He didn’t give up an earned run in his first two starts, but has allowed 15 in his past three and his ERA has climbed to 5.55.
The Cambridge native and NCAA Division III All-American takes the men's race after a short layoff.
The UW Law School student from Waukesha beats out Monroe native Holly Nearman.
The UW men's basketball coach serves as grand marshal and also helps out at the finish line.
Beloit Memorial scored five runs in the top of the fourth inning to open up a five-run lead and held on to defeat host Madison La Follette 8-5 in a Big Eight Conference baseball game Saturday.
Paulson was a first-team Capitol North all-conference choice as a tight end.
Coach David Zilker said the Blue Devils aren't feeling any added pressure.
And just think: Some loud-gobbling turkey made it all happen by luring me up that hill when I was 50 pounds heavier and 16 years younger.
Boston University tops the Badgers for the Jablonic Cup.
The game is scheduled to resume at 11 a.m. Sunday with UW leading 2-0.
The Home Talent League, an adult amateur baseball league that has been active in south central Wisconsin since 1929, will begin its season with a full list of games on Sunday.
Top Badger Conference basketball players from the class of 2016 will convene at Edgewood College on Sunday for the Badger North vs. South Boys and Girls All-Star Games.
After extending its winning streak to 19 games, the Janesville Craig baseball team has lost two in a row.
Although the inadequacies of the Packers’ inside linebacker position have become a hot topic in Wisconsin, GM Ted Thompson showed once again that he places far more value on big men along the line of scrimmage than he does on inside linebackers.
The Packers turned to defense in the third round by taking Utah State outside linebacker Kyler Fackrell with the 88th overall selection. Fackrell led the nation with five fumble recoveries.
Even with an atypical start to the recruiting cycle, Greg Gard emerged satisfied with UW's two recruits in the class of 2016.
The track opens the 2016 season on Sunday with the ARCA Midwest Tour Joe Shear Classic, a 100-lap super late model event marking its eighth straight year at MIS.
Even though Tom Grantham will survey the Crazylegs Classic course from the driver’s seat of a pace car, his excitement hasn’t diminished for the event.