Badger Football Returns, Dane County Executive Reacts

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Bucky Badger does push ups
Bucky Badger performs pushups after Wisconsin scored at touchdown against Central Michigan during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Madison, Wis. AP Photo/Andy Manis

Badger football returns to the field this October, despite a growing number of COVID-19 cases on UW-Madison’s campus. We learn what the new season will look like and how players will be kept safe. Then, we talk with the Dane County executive about how he feels about the latest decision to play.

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  • Bracing For Badgers Football

    When the Big Ten Conference changed course and decided to hold a football season this year, it created risks for the communities where the games will be played. We talk with the Dane County executive whose office was disappointed by the decision and issued a warning to tailgaters at Camp Randall.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Colten Bartholomew Guest
  • Joe Parisi Guest

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