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B-cycle opens new location at Hilldale

B-cycle opens new location at Hilldale

B-cycle, a bike sharing program, has opened a new location in a retail shopping center on Madison’s near west side.

The new location inside Hilldale Mall is the first B-cycle location in a shopping center.

Madison has 34 B-cycle stations and 350 bikes people can rent, use and return. The majority of the stations are located downtown.

Brothers don't let wheelchair stop them from competing together as triathletes

Brothers don't let wheelchair stop them from competing together as triathletes

A pair of unique competitors is in Madison this weekend to run, bike and swim in the annual Ironman Wisconsin triathlon.

Brothers Kyle and Brent Pease have traveled to Wisconsin from Atlanta to take on the Ironman and inspire the disabled community. .

To raise funds for the Kyle Pease Foundation, which supports people with disabilities participating in sports, the Pease brothers compete in the triathlon as an assisted-athlete team.

Kyle Pease suffers from cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair. But despite that limitation, the brothers have competed in multiple athletic races throughout the nation, which will include the Ironman Wisconsin after this Sunday.

Kyle Pease said the message of the foundation is to help others and emphasize an individual's unique talents.

Police: UW QB McEvoy in bar, had fake ID on night of attack

Police: UW QB McEvoy in bar, had fake ID on night of attack

A 20-year-old quarterback for the Wisconsin Badgers football team who was attacked downtown last month had a fake ID and was inside a bar shortly before he was attacked, according to a new released report from the Madison police report.

Tanner McEvoy was assaulted near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Dayton Street early on the morning of Sunday, July 21.

McEvoy told police three people assaulted him and stole his wallet, his iPhone 5 and a watch. He admitted to police that inside the wallet, he had a fake South Carolina ID with the name Mike Sawyer on it.

He told police he had been with friends at the Kollege Klub before he was assaulted.

McEvoy was under the age of 21 at the time of the assault. If he had been drinking, McEvoy could face sanctions for violating the UW Athletic Code.

Pick Six: Ben Brust

Pick Six: Ben Brust

Badger basketball star Ben Brust is from Hawthorn Woods, Ill., and last winter cemented his place in Wisconsin Sports history hitting a dramatic 40-foot shot at the end of regulation to force overtime against Michigan at the Kohl Center.

But did you know Ben Brust is a big fan of NASCAR and was a spotter for Brendan Gaughan at the Nationwide Series race at Road America over the summer?

Learn more about Badger guard Ben Brust in our Pick Six feature.

Camp Randall unveils renovations, upgrades

Camp Randall unveils renovations, upgrades

Football season starts in just about a month, and if you're headed to a UW game, you?ll see some pretty big changes at Camp Randall.

As part of an $86 million renovation project, the football team got a state-of-the-art locker room, lounge and weight room for all student athletes.

"Our goal was to be in the upper echelon of the Big Ten and we feel like we definitely accomplished that with these new facilities," said Jason King, associate athletic director.

The locker room is modeled after the Packers and oddly enough, smells amazing.

"It smells good in here. I know it sounds kind of silly, yeah, but we spent a lot of money on ventilation," said King.

It's not just every room that's impressive. Every space has some sort of wow factor, even the hallways.

Jason An leads Madison City Golf

Jason An leads Madison City Golf

Jason An shot a four under par 68 Friday in the second round of the Madison Men's City Golf Championship to take a seven shot lead at the halfway point.

An shot 70 in the first round at Meadows of Six Mile Creek Thursday and had five birdies and a bogey in his round at Blackhawk Country Club Friday to stand at six under park for the tournament.

First round co-leader Zach Gaugert lost ground after shooting a 75 at Blackhawk, but is still in second place.

Peter Webb's 72 has him in third while Mitch Johnson fired a 71 at Blackhawk to jump to fourth place.

The field is now cut to the top 40 and ties as it heads to Odana Hills for the third round Saturday and Maple Bluff for the final round Sunday.

MADISON MENS' CITY GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

Second Round

1. Jason An -6

2. Zach Gaugert +1

3. Peter Webb +2

4. Mitch Johnson +3

T5. Tim McCormick +4

T5. P.J. Noelke +4

7. Blake Jens +6

T8. Steffen Lake +7

Workout with purpose: Badger football team gives back

Workout with purpose: Badger football team gives back

The Badger Football team spent Tuesday afternoon doing what they usually do--lifting weights. But this work out had a bit more purpose.

One lift at a time, Badger linebacker Chris Borland and his teammates are making a difference for 14-year old Darien Moran.

"We have raised almost $1,000 in just a short span of time; it speaks volumes about the guys we have on our team," said Borland.

In partnership with the program "Uplifting Athletes," the Badger football team is raising money and awareness for rare diseases, including Moran's autoimmune disease, by lifting weights Tuesday. Moran had a disease called Lagerhans Cell Histiocytosis X.

"It causes tumors to reappear all over my body at any given time," Moran said about his disease.

"It's the first step in our 'Uplifting Athletes'; it's our first 'Lift for Life'. I hope it's something that grows bigger here at Wisconsin," said Borland.