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Wisconsin’s Graham Mertz tests positive for COVID-19, report says

Wisconsin released a statement Sunday night that said it “will not be releasing COVID-related testing information regarding any individual student-athlete, due to medical privacy.” The statement said no players, coaches or staff members who participated in the Illinois game had recorded a positive antigen test or reported symptoms before the …

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Wisconsin to add black ‘W’ logo to uniforms in showing of inclusion, unity

In a showing of solidarity for Black and other underrepresented communities on campus, a black crest “W” logo will be worn on all University of Wisconsin uniforms during the 2020-21 season.  The school announced the initiative on Wednesday, calling it a “show of support, inclusion and unity from Badger student-athletes, …

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Minnesota, Wisconsin among colleges thrown for losses in sports budget crunch

With the end of this virus-disrupted school year drawing nearer, a predictably bleak financial outlook for major college sports has emerged from the budgeting process. There’s a $4 million deficit in the Minnesota athletic department’s forecast for the fiscal year ending June 30, and athletic director Mark Coyle said Friday …

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Wisconsin won’t bring back seniors in spring sports next year

Citing a time of “unprecedented uncertainty in college athletics,” Wisconsin officials announced Thursday that the Badgers would not seek waivers for seniors in spring sports whose final seasons were cut short by the coronavirus pandemic. Last month, the NCAA Division I Council approved an extension of eligibility for athletes in …

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