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UW-Madison dance team headed to nationals in Florida

The UW-Madison dance team is on its way to nationals again. The team left from campus Sunday morning for the Universal Dance Association National Championships in Florida. The competition will take place next weekend in Orlando.

Iran's only female Olympic medalist reportedly defects

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's only female Olympic medalist said she defected from the Islamic Republic in a blistering online letter that describes herself as “one of the millions of oppressed women in Iran.”

Sudan's women pursue soccer dream, challenging conservatives

OMDURMAN, Sudan (AP) — All her life, Elham Balatone wanted to play soccer — like her brothers, like the boys on her street. But in the Sudan where she grew up, women could be flogged for wearing pants, let alone soccer shorts. She heard all the reasons why she had to give up her dream. It’s a Muslim country; the uniform is inappropriate; the sport was meant for men.

Badgers fans feel the loss

Following their fourth straight loss in the Rose Bowl, some Badgers fans shared their frustrations with the tough loss against the Oregon Ducks.

Badgers lead Oregon, 17-14, at halftime in Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. — The first five minutes of the first quarter belonged to Oregon. The rest of the first half of the 106th Rose Bowl Game was pretty much Wisconsin's. Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert led a 70-yard scoring drive, capped…