In a video posted to the Badgers YouTube page in August, University of Wisconsin Athletics director Barry Alvarez announced that UW Athletics teams would not be participating in a fall season, citing concerns for player health. “I have to tell you right now I feel sick. I actually feel sick to my stomach, and I’ve […]
Play ball! That’s what many professional sports leagues in the U.S. have decided to do even in the midst of a global pandemic. Today, guest host Liz DiNovella returns to the WORT airwaves to talk about the latest news from the world of sports—including Justin Turner’s stunt at the World Series last night, the Big […]
Super Bowl LII was Sunday night, with Justin Timberlake taking the stage during the halftime show in Minneapolis. In this Hopefl Hot Take, our host Sarah Hopefl shares her thoughts about the performance.
Now that Autumn has arrived, football season is in full swing. But it’s not just football players who can get concussions. So, tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine explores the subject of concussions, particularly when suffered by youth athletes, with our two guest experts. As a neuropathologist, Dr. Ann McKee dissects the brains of recently passed […]
Sunday’s Superbowl LI game left a bad taste in many Americans’ mouths. On this edition of Game On, Liz DiNovella hands the mic over to David Lantz, who gives his take on a night that felt eerily similar to November 8th. Mucho sad.
In August, Louisiana experienced what officials are calling the worst natural disaster in the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy. East Baton Rouge took on over 20 inches of rain in 48 hours. More than sixty thousand homes were destroyed. So, when the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. needed to find a way to send donated […]