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Wisconsin hopes to hire new AD 'within a few months'

Apr. 07, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — 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.” Peter Miller, the chair of Wisconsin’s athletic board, wouldn’t get more...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Apr. 07, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. April 1, 2021. Editorial: Court’s ruling narrower than many think This week’s ruling from the Wisconsin Supreme Court was considerably narrower than what a lot of people seem to think. There’s a critical point that...

Barry Alvarez, AD who reshaped Wisconsin sports, to retire

Apr. 07, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As he announced his retirement, longtime Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez summed up his career by referencing the advice he often gives students. “Find something that you love to do, do it well enough that someone will pay you to do it,...

Leonhard says he has 'unfinished business' at Wisconsin

Mar. 31, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard says he has unfinished business at his alma mater and wouldn’t have felt right leaving after a pandemic-shortened season, even for an opportunity as tempting as his home state's NFL team. Leonhard was a...

Wisconsin hires ex-Cowboys assistant Gary Brown to coach RBs

Mar. 25, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys running backs coach Gary Brown is returning to football after a one-year, health-related absence and taking the same position at Wisconsin. Wisconsin announced the hire Thursday. Brown coached Cowboys...

Ex-Wisconsin receiver Cephus sues school over 2018 expulsion

Feb. 23, 2021 17:56 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against the university that he was used as a scapegoat during a sexual assault investigation that resulted in his temporary expulsion. Cephus seeks unspecified damages in his...