Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:16:03 CDT
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:01:00 CDTRather than give you things to watch or keys to a win or important match-ups - because, let's face it, you're going to watch Sunday's game spellbound, screaming and already-informed, anyway - here are nine predictions for the NFC Championship between the Packers and Falcons.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:01:00 CDTFOX broadcasters Joe Buck and Troy Aikman are not everyone's cup of tea, especially with our beloved Packers. So a couple local fans decided to be the home-crowd voice in Riverwest this Sunday, the cheeseheads' cup of Schlitz, for Green Bay's NFC Championship game against Atlanta.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:37:00 CDTThe Bucks' derisory drought of more than a decade without an All-Star has finally come to an end, and in spectacular fashion. Giannis Antetokounmpo, the playmaking Greek Freak, wasn't just named an All-Star but a full-fledged Eastern Conference starter for the 2017 game.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:02:00 CDTThe six-time champion Milwaukee Wave prepare for a busy weekend coming off an exciting third straight win over Chicago. The first game of the weekend takes place Saturday, Jan. 21 at 6:05 p.m. at UWM-Panther Arena against Baltimore. The theme is "Saturday Night Fever."
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:01:00 CDTThe rebuilding Brewers bolstered their bullpen Thursday by signing Neftali Feliz, an established reliever who not only becomes their probable closer, but also could have a larger impact beyond saving however many games the club is in position to win in 2017.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:27:00 CDTThe Brewers have announced the complete schedule for the 2017 season, which includes all home and road times. Milwaukee opens the regular season vs. the Colorado Rockies at Miller Park on Monday, April 3 (1:10 p.m.) as part of a four-game series.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:46:00 CDTWe hopped in our time machine and dipped back to times near and far to see what were the big names and big stories being tossed around when the Packers were knocking on the Super Bowl's door.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:03:00 CDTDave Begel has long maintained a bromance with Brett Favre forever and long resisted all claims that Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback in Packers history. Until now. After the display at the Palace in Dallas, it is now time to put the crown on Rodgers' head.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:01:00 CDTIn terms of injuries for the Packers, when it's rained, it's poured at particular positions. As Green Bay prepares to face Atlanta in the NFC Championship Game, it's the wide receiver group that is the latest to fall victim to injury depletion, potentially without Jordy Nelson and Davante Adams.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:56:00 CDTStarting at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Turner Hall will host a free viewing party of the NFC Championship Game, complete with the game projected on a big movie screen and - thank the heavens - synced up to 620 WTMJ's radio play-by-play broadcast.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:06:00 CDTThe Packers will face the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in the NFC Championship game, and while you can find plenty of analysis breaking down the two MVP-caliber quarterbacks and more, we're asking the hard question: Which team has the best celeb fans?
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:56:00 CDTBrewers On Deck, the team's fun annual offseason fan event, will take place Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wisconsin Center, with more than 60 Milwaukee players, alumni, coaches, front office executives and broadcasters planning to participate.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:36:00 CDTYou would think Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid would have nothing but pleasant things to say about his time in Milwaukee after grabbing a win Monday afternoon. But according to his Instagram, he did not love his visit.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:31:00 CDTGreen Bay Packers all-time leading wide receiver and Super Bowl Champion Donald Driver is offering Packers fans the chance of a lifetime to cheer on their favorite team this weekend in Atlanta with "Donald Driver's NFC Championship Raffle."
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:22:00 CDTI don't entirely know what we're watching here, but I know it's funny and extremely inappropriate.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:13:00 CDTAs an austere and objective professional sports writer, I couldn't rejoice in the Packers' playoff win over the Cowboys in the fanatical and passionate way I wanted. But you probably could. How did you celebrate? Where were you? What'd you do when they won? What's your favorite memory?
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:13:00 CDTGreen Bay kicker Mason Crosby hit the game-winning field goal as time expired to beat the Cowboys in the Divisional Round playoff game in Dallas on Sunday. Afterward, he said it was all a blur. We collected 19 photos from Packers.com to help Crosby, and all of us, remember his awesome day.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:53:00 CDTHow did we get here, with Green Bay knocking off top-seeded Dallas and celebrating the continuation of its unlikely "run the table" season, now just one win away from a return to the Super Bowl? Here's everything you need to know from the Packers' Divisional Round playoff win over the Cowboys.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:01:00 CDTThe Green Bay Packers are ready to 'run the table' but are you? You aren't until you watch this video. Go Pack Go!
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:01:00 CDTThere will be plenty to watch during Sunday's Divisional Round playoff showdown between two of the NFL's premier, and most popular, teams. Here are five things, in particular and besides Aaron Rodgers' routine amazingness, to keep an eye on when the Packers face the Cowboys.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:17:00 CDTNashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile today announced that the club has acquired forward Cody McLeod from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for forward Felix Girard.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:01:00 CDTHead coach Mike McCarthy made official on Friday what many Packers fans feared: Jordy Nelson has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Cowboys in Dallas. The wide receiver's rib injury did not improve enough for the team's medical staff to clear him.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:48:00 CDTThe Bucks will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday when the team hosts the 76ers in a special MLK Day matinee. The rare weekday afternoon game is part of the NBA's longstanding tradition of celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:05:00 CDTThere are many reasons to watch Sunday's Packers playoff game, even if you don't give a pig's skin about football, or even sports. This is mine.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:17:00 CDTOver his past two months of sensational football, Aaron Rodgers hasn't just been making big plays; he's also been not making big mistakes, which has been just as important to the Packers' seven-game winning streak, going into Sunday's Divisional Round playoff game against the Cowboys.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:19:00 CDTThe Packers face the Cowboys on Sunday, and there's now more at stake than just who will advance to the NFC championship game. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele made a bet with his Dallas counterpart, then officially proclaimed Thursday "Aaron Rodgers Day."
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:33:00 CDTRegistration is now open for the sixth annual "Brewers Mini-Marathon, Presented by Sendik's." Once again, the Brewers Mini-Marathon will offer a half marathon, 10K race and 5K race for Brewers fans and runners. All three races begin and end at Miller Park.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:58:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club, one of the largest and most respected youth soccer organizations in the country, announced the 2017 tournaments and special events that will be hosted at Uihlein Soccer Park, including the WIAA State Soccer Championships.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:07:00 CDTSunday's Wild Card Round game between the Packers and Giants shattered the record for the most mobile data ever used at Lambeau Field, totaling an astounding 1.2 terabytes, according to ATandT network statistics. That's a lot of selfies. But what does it mean?
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:01:00 CDTI've taken some unpopular stands in my time and distributed my share of stupid takes, especially regarding the Packers. But this is the ultimate detestable Take Hill on which I will die: broadcasters Joe Buck and Troy Aikman are not bad, anti-Packer morons. In fact, they are good. Here's why.
Sun, 8 Jan 2017 23:12:00 CDTHow did we get to this point, with the Packers winning their seventh straight game to advance in the playoffs? Here's everything you need to know or just forgot, plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from Green Bay's Wild Card Round win over the New York Giants on Sunday.
Sun, 8 Jan 2017 11:41:00 CDTWisconsin Sports Day is a celebration of a Sunday Wisconsin sports doubleheader as the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Washington Wizards at 1 p.m. CT and the Green Bay Packers begin their playoff push against the New York Giants at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, at 3:40 p.m.
Sat, 7 Jan 2017 19:03:00 CDTThe Green Bay Packers' playoff game against the New York Giants at Lambeau Field is being showcased as the marquee contest of Wild Card weekend, and it's already intriguing enough, but here are five particularly important questions for Sunday.
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 13:01:00 CDTWhen Aaron Rodgers said the Packers could "run the table" and make the playoffs, at a time when they were 4-6 and nowhere close to the postseason, it was less an incredible prediction than a bold statement of confidence in his team. It's why teammates and coaches call him an "excellent leader."
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 14:29:00 CDTThe American Hockey League announced that goaltender Juuse Saros and defenseman Alexandre Carrier will represent the Admirals at the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic, to be held Jan. 29-30 at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 21:58:00 CDTDuring the week he was profiled in a cover story in Sports Illustrated, Giannis Antetokounmpo marched into Madison Square Garden - not far from the magazine's New York City office - and made one of the biggest shots of his rapidly rising young career on one of sports' biggest stages.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 21:07:00 CDTHe may be a little bit biased, but Brett Favre thinks the Packers are going to the Super Bowl. The legendary Green Bay quarterback said on his weekly SiriusXM NFL Radio show that he thinks his old team is going to advance through the playoffs and represent the NFC at Super Bowl LI.
Mon, 2 Jan 2017 10:33:00 CDTLike Aaron Rodgers said they would, the Packers ran the table and made the playoffs for the eighth straight year, despite a midseason swoon that suggested the team's run of success might end. And they did so Sunday by beating the Lions to clinch the NFC North with a 31-24 win in Detroit.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 18:01:00 CDTKickoff for Saturday's Wave game is at 3:05 p.m. The theme is "Kick'n in the New Year" and the opponent is the rival Chicago Mustangs. Here are 10 reasons why you should go to the Balls to the Walls New Year's Bash before ringing in 2017.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:03:00 CDTMarquette begins its Big East schedule Wednesday night at home against Georgetown, entering the game with a 9-3 record amassed during the nonconference portion of its season. Here's a recap of the Golden Eagles' campaign so far, and a preview of what to watch for now.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 20:37:00 CDTThe Bucks on Tuesday announced a unique and interesting ticket package, which allows fans to attend the next 10 home Bucks victories - yes, victories - for just $149. The new package is called the 10-Win Pass and, starting Jan. 13, it runs until Milwaukee triumphs 10 times at home.
Sat, 24 Dec 2016 17:47:00 CDTHow did we get to this fun and familiar point of beating Minnesota and preparing for an NFC North title game? Here's everything you need to know, or just forgot, or missed because it was Christmas Eve - plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from the Packers' Week 16 win over the Vikings.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:04:00 CDTThe Harlem Globetrotters bring their 2017 World Tour to the BMO Harris Bradley Center for the annual New Year's Eve Milwaukee shows. I played H-O-R-S-E with team member Bull Bullard and sat down with him to talk about what it's like to play basketball for the planet's most fun team.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:17:00 CDTTalk to Ty Montgomery, the Packers' wide receiver-turned-running back who rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns against the Bears and attracted national attention for that position-switch breakout game, and a few important things become clear. Like what? Read on.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:23:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Bucks and their partners at the Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin health network are teaming up to build a healthier community through the new BucksFit platform, which launches Monday, Jan. 2 and continues through the end of the month.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 19:37:00 CDTMilwaukee Admirals CEO Harris Turer announced on Wednesday that the team will host the 10th annual Admirals Cup presented by the Bradley Corporation on December 26th and 28th at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:24:00 CDTThe Bucks lost to the Cavaliers on Tuesday night, but that doesn't really matter in terms of grander, universal occurrences. Rookie guard Malcolm Brogdon, Milwaukee's second-round draft pick, dunked on Kyrie Irving and then absolutely posterized LeBron James.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:41:00 CDTThree Green Bay players were selected to the Pro Bowl by the NFL, the Packers announced Tuesday night. Five others were named first alternates. Who made the cut for the Packers and who missed out? Hint: Aaron Rodgers' name is in one of those categories.
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 20:41:00 CDTGreen Bay beat Chicago in a thriller Sunday, and now we're all cautiously optimistic. Here's everything you need to know, or just forgot, or want to be reminded of because it feels so good - plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from the Packers' Week 15 win over the Bears.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:05:00 CDTThe Bucks will host Pride Night - in partnership with the Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin health network and the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce - on March 4. During the game against Toronto, the team will celebrate diversity, inclusion and Milwaukee's LGBTQ community.