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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin and UCLA announce home-and-home series for 2029 (Rose Bowl) and 2030 (Camp Randall Stadium). The teams have played 11 times, including in the 1994 and 1999 Rose Bowl Games, both won by Wisconsin. UCLA holds a 7-4 edge in the all-time series and is 5-0 in Madison.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin announced a home-and-home series with UCLA for the 2029 and 2030 seasons. The Badgers will travel to UCLA on September 15, 2029 and then host the Bruins at Camp Randall Stadium on September 7, 2030. The announcement comes a little more than a week after Wisconsin announced a series with Notre Dame that will see the two programs play at Lambeau and Soldier Field in 2020 and 2021.

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Jake Kocorowski talks Badgers

Bucky's 5th Quarter's Jake Kocorowski joins In The Trenches to discuss the Badgers as the season opener quickly approaches.

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Fake Packers and Badgers tickets

Tony and TJ tell stories of trying to use fake tickets to get into stadiums. A fan calls in to say he dated a girl for two weeks to get free Packers tickets.

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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Barry Alvarez on why he believes Wisconsin-Notre Dame will be truly a neutral-site series.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin and Notre Dame formally announce games at Lambeau Field in Green Bay (2020) and Soldier Field in Chicago (2021). Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez said the games have been in the works for several years. He told me last year's Wisconsin-LSU game at Lambeau was "like a Packers game on steroids."

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14dTom VanHaaren

Badgers lose LB Cichy for season to torn ACL

Wisconsin's Jack Cichy, who led the team in tackles before he was lost for the 2016 season after seven games, will now miss the 2017 season after tearing his ACL.

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Paul Chryst, Wisconsin Badgers

The Badgers' head football coach joins Homer and Gabe to discuss the decision to hold an open practice in Milwaukee, this year's team, his athletic career, and more.

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Coaches make a B1G statement

The Big Ten placed four teams in the top 10 of the preseason coaches' poll, while the ACC and Pac-12 were represented by two schools apiece.

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Tide, Buckeyes top preseason coaches' Top 25

Alabama may not have finished No. 1 last season, but it will start there again as the preseason coaches' poll was released Thursday. Ohio State, FSU, USC and Clemson round out the top five.

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Biggest position battles: Wisconsin

Jacob Maxwell began last season as a starter at tackle, but he could lose his spot to a redshirt freshman.

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Cichy makes #CFBRank

Jack Cichy has grown into a disruptive force for the Badgers' defense, earning him the No. 40 spot in this year's #CFBRank.

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Rafael Gaglianone with ESPN Wisconsin

Wisconsin kicker Rafael Gaglianone joins ESPN Wisconsin's Tony Cartagena at the Badgers' local media day. He's healthy now after missing most of last season due to injury.

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Get to know Badgers RB Chris James

Wisconsin running back Chris James joins ESPN Wisconsin's Tony Cartagena at the Badgers' local media day. James sat out last season after transferring from Pitt.

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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Cal first-year coach Justin Wilcox on how Chris Petersen and Paul Chryst are two of his biggest coaching influences.

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28dDan Murphy

Biggest August storyline for No. 11 Wisconsin

Paul Chryst is handing the keys to the Badgers' defense over to 34-year-old Jim Leonhard, who's only one year separated from his NFL playing career.

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Look for Buckeyes to bounce back

While Ohio State reached last season's playoff semifinals, it's easy to forget that the Bucks' most recent Big Ten championship was won in the national title season of 2014. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook sees that changing this season.

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