Published: Sun, 4 Dec 2016 16:16:02 CDT
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:01:00 CDTTo better comprehend the coldblooded, unflinching, King-slaying, alpha-dog version of Giannis Antetokounmpo that we watched in Tuesday night's Bucks win over the Cavaliers, we first need a history lesson. Or perhaps, rather, a reminder that this was always only a matter of time.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:08:00 CDTThe Bucks' Bandwagon Fan Cam made its second appearance of the season Tuesday and it did not disappoint. Showing around 10 different fans wearing Cavaliers attire and with a mocking caption for each, the Bandwagon Cam was sports trolling at its fantastic finest.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:46:00 CDTThe Brewers did not tender a contract to Chris Carter, last season's National League co-leader in home runs, so he becomes a free agent. On Tuesday, Milwaukee announced the signing of a new first baseman who's been playing in Korea the past three years. What's going on?
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:11:00 CDTFor the ninth year running, Carnevor was the restaurant of choice for 10-12 players from the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, who are in town for their showdown tonight against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center. Among them was superstar Lebron James.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:07:00 CDTThe Packers' 27-13 win over the Eagles on Monday Night Football was a much-needed statement game. Here's everything you need to know, or just forgot or missed because you'd already given up, plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from Green Bay's Week 12 win over Philadelphia.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:48:00 CDTGreen Bay plays at Philadelphia on Monday Night Football (ESPN) at 7:30 p.m. The Packers are healthier, Aaron Rodgers is still good, they sort of might have a running game and they'e playing desperate. Here are some reasons why they will win tonight.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:04:00 CDTThe Brewers are calling all fans who want to show their team pride in a casting call for a special photo shoot at Miller Park this Thursday through Saturday. With this casting call, Milwaukee will be capturing fan photos for use in its 2017 marketing campaign.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 17:36:00 CDTThe 2016 season marks the 25th for the AFL, long considered baseball's finishing school. The Brewers sent a seven-player contingent, and even though each of these players is still a couple years away from The Show, it shouldn't shake fans' enthusiasm for the future.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:01:00 CDTThe Bucks today announced that Mike McCarthy has been named chief operating officer for the organization. McCarthy brings over 25 years of sports and entertainment experience to the Bucks staff, where he will be involved in all aspects of the team's business operations.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:01:00 CDTAlready an NBA champion with his own shoe line, Matthew Dellavedova is next apparently going to be the subject of an upcoming feature film about his life and unlikely rise from Australian nobody to suddenly famous starting Bucks guard and basketball cult hero.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:07:00 CDTThe City of Milwaukee on Tuesday voted almost unanimously to ban smokeless tobacco at Miller Park and other local sports venues. The Common Council voted, 14-1, to adopt legislation sponsored by Ald. Michael J. Murphy.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:03:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee Admirals today announced the continuation of the "2-Man Advantage" ticket package that was originally introduced for the 2008 season. The joint ticket opportunity is a part of the partnership established by the two teams in 2005.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:27:00 CDTHere's a eulogy. I mean, here's everything you need to know, or just forgot or missed because who cares, what's the point of watching, cheering for Green Bay or even living anymore? Plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from the Packers' Week 11 loss to Washington.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 23:31:00 CDTIn the closing minutes of the Packers' latest loss Sunday night, Washington wide receiver Pierre Garcon added insult to Green Bay's very real injury, displaying his feelings of exultation in his team's win by absolutely murdering a foam cheesehead on the sideline.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:27:00 CDTAnother bombshell was dropped on Aaron Rodgers' personal life, according to a Friday story on Bleacher Report. Reportedly, Rodgers hasn't spoken to his immediate family in two years, has essentially no relationship with any of them and has completely changed as a person.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:33:00 CDTFor the third straight season, the Milwaukee Panthers baseball team will help the Milwaukee Brewers open Spring Training at Maryvale Baseball Park in Arizona.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 21:03:00 CDTThe New York Times recently sent a reporter to talk with a few members of the University of Wisconsin's nationally ranked basketball team. The players are all politically active with strong viewpoints that make their way into the Badgers' locker room.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:47:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Bucks today announced the return of "Fear the Deer" nights for the 2016-17 season, featuring the team's groundbreaking alternate court that was the first of its kind in the NBA.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 11:39:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Brewers are calling all aspiring fashion designers today with the announcement of the "Fan-Shirt Friday Design Contest." On select Fridays throughout the season, fans who arrive at Miller Park receive a custom Brewers-themed T-shirt.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:19:00 CDTIt's probably a pretty small overlap in the Venn diagram circles of professional football players and high fantasy films, but those unlikely sets did indeed meet Wednesday, with the exchange of some fun "Lord of the Rings" references about Aaron Rodgers.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 19:31:00 CDTThe Packers have again addressed their dire running back situation, and they hope this time it works out. Green Bay claimed running back Christine Michael off waivers from Seattle and placed running Don Jackson on injured reserve, with the hope of improving their depleted backfield.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:53:00 CDTMilwaukee Admirals President Jon Greenberg announced that the Eli Young Band will perform live post-game in FM106/Coors Light Country Music night on Feb. 10 and fellow country music stars Day and Shay will have a concert following the Admirals game on April 8.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:23:00 CDTThe Torrent is now an official member of the National Premier Soccer League. The NPSL announced Wednesday that Milwaukee, which played provisionally last season - its first year as an organized club - had attained full member status and would compete in the league's Midwest Region.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 16:19:00 CDTThe Bucks released a set of renderings of the entertainment block that will be constructed adjacent to the new downtown arena. This new entertainment block will feature an active space designed for year-round community use featuring a mixture of dining, entertainment and retail activations.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:24:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Brewers today announced the team's 2017 Spring Training schedule, which begins on Friday, February 24 against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. This marks the third consecutive year that the Brewers will open their spring schedule vs. UWM.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 19:01:00 CDTMilwaukee native Marwin Evans is a late bloomer who hits hard. The Packers, who have a depleted and deficient defensive backfield and are under .500 this late in a season for the first time since 2008, could really use a bloom - and a bang. It could be Evans' time now in the Green Bay secondary.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:09:00 CDTThe Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. announced today that it will induct former Packers players Donald Driver and Mark Lee at the 47th Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in the Lambeau Field Atrium.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 20:39:00 CDTHow did we get here? Here's everything you need to know, or just forgot, or missed because you've given up on the Packers and went to go gloomily rake leaves, plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from the Packers' Week 10 loss to the Titans on Sunday.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:01:00 CDTAfter a 2016 season - the first year of a full organizational rebuild - in which the Brewers were better than expected both in terms of player performance and win-loss record, the team rewarded manager Craig Counsell with a three-year contract extension.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:01:00 CDTTo kick off a much-anticipated UWM basketball season, with a new head coach for the men's team and the women coming off a successful 2015-16 campaign, the Milwaukee Athletic Department announced an innovative fan app called Panther Gameday that launched Thursday.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:04:00 CDTThe Bucks will be celebrating everything that makes our home city special at all Monday home games this season as part of Milwaukee Mondays. This year's platform features a new community-focused slant as the Bucks will work to highlight the various Milwaukee neighborhoods that comprise the unique fabric of our city.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:37:00 CDTThe Brewers announced a variety of promotional items for the 2017 season, including five All-Fan Giveaways, two All-Kid Giveaways and eight additional promotions for the first 20,000 fans in attendance. The schedule is highlighted by three bobbleheads and a Bob Uecker Magic 8-Ball.
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 17:02:00 CDTOn Election Day, at the end of this bitterly divisive campaign season, there are still plenty of things on which America cannot agree. But here's a non-political statement every Wisconsin sports fan can get behind: Giannis Antetokounmpo is becoming a superstar.
Mon, 7 Nov 2016 12:33:00 CDTSo, what's the deal with Green Bay? After Sunday's home loss to the Indianapolis Colts, a bewildering 31-26 stumble as seven-point favorites at Lambeau Field, the one thing that's become clear through nine weeks is that the Packers are absolutely not a great football team. Are they even still good?
Sun, 6 Nov 2016 09:36:00 CDTThe Sacramento Kings were Milwaukee this weekend for a game Saturday night against the Bucks - and the young Bucks were very rude hosts, pummeling the Kings not only on the court in a 117-91 win, but also on social media with the #MannequinChallenge.
Sat, 5 Nov 2016 17:53:00 CDTThe Sacramento Kings were in Milwaukee Friday night before their Saturday night game against the Bucks at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. And they had some viral fun in Downtown Milwaukee.
Thu, 3 Nov 2016 17:01:00 CDTRay Allen got his start in Milwaukee, first reached stardom here and will be remembered as one of the best players in team history. This is an ode to the nearly seven-year tenure with the Bucks of No. 34, who officially retired Tuesday, by way of my 15 favorite things about him.
Thu, 3 Nov 2016 00:47:00 CDTDespite some of our sacrilegious, seemingly pro-Chicago content the past couple weeks, we here at OnMilwaukee love the Brewers and don't like the Cubs, who, as we predicted, won the World Series or whatever. But there's one thing to always remember, Wisconsin.
Wed, 2 Nov 2016 19:11:00 CDTPolitics make people want to fight. Fighting makes people want to discuss. Conversations that I thought would be impossible have been conducted earnestly after a 10-minute sparring session or post-submission. We need more combat. Mixed martial arts is what can save us.
Wed, 2 Nov 2016 12:06:00 CDTAn uncomfortable reality washed over me last night as I watched the Cubs perform the ceremonial handshakes on Progressive Field after their Game 6 win: The Cubs are going to win this World Series, aren't they?
Tue, 1 Nov 2016 18:23:00 CDTDavante Adams and Dorsey Levens are teaming up with Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network for Green Gold and Growing, a prostate cancer public awareness campaign.
Tue, 1 Nov 2016 12:36:00 CDTBefore Jeff Pearlman's appearance in Wisconsin to promote his new book, "Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre," we spoke with him about his process, what he learned, the expectation of backlash, an Aaron Rodgers' repudiation and what made the captivating and polarizing quarterback so popular.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 20:15:00 CDTIt's Halloween, which is a scary time of year in Milwaukee, filled with spooky costumes, the Packers losing another football game and the Cubs playing in the World Series. Frightening. In the fourth episode of the Postgame Tailgate podcast, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss all of it and more.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:41:00 CDTThe second annual PNC Bank Milwaukee Running Festival on Saturday, Nov. 5 and Sunday, Nov. 6 in Milwaukee will draw more than 4,000 runners to the multi-day event.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:03:00 CDTThe free beer and brats is just the beginning. Cyclocross leads bike racers around short laps over mixed terrain - pavement, grass, mud, and snow ... check out this hot sport that spinning around the country and greater Milwaukee.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 21:16:00 CDTHere's everything you need to know, or just forgot, or missed because you stopped watching in protest after FOX showed the 12-men-on-the-field replay for the 450th time, plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from the Packers' 33-32 Week 8 loss to the Falcons on Sunday.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:47:00 CDTMarquette University plans to construct a seasonal dome over a portion of its Valley Fields facility, enclosing the synthetic turf field adjacent to the stadium. It will provide practice and training facilities for intercollegiate athletes as well as club and intramural participants, and is expected to be completed in January 2017.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:01:00 CDTThe pregame show was cool. Giannis is good. The Bucks were bad. That's the basic thesis of the storyline from Wednesday's season opener at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, where Milwaukee lost to Charlotte, 107-96, in front of a sellout crowd that was (at least initially) excited.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:07:00 CDTJared Abbrederis has made a football career out of triumphing over adversity. But if he's going to overcome this latest obstacle, it won't be as the home-state kid in Green Bay. The Packers on Thursday released the former Badgers wide receiver with an injury settlement.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:03:00 CDTThe furor over the kneeling of Colin Kaepernick during the national anthem has sparked a debate about whether people should "disrespect" the flag at sporting events. But the bigger issue is why we keep singing the song at sporting events. We should stop.