Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 10:16:02 CDT
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:03:00 CDTThere's nothing like a snowy Packers game in December. And, according to USA Today, which sorted the most Instagrammed location in each state based on geo-tagging, there's nothing in Wisconsin that compares to the iconic and ever-popular Lambeau Field.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:01:00 CDTBeing involved in the world of MMA in the sport's early days was akin to growing up during the upstart of punk rock. Unlike the masses, we always believed in its talent, integrity and potential. It's such a brave new world for MMA now; so much has been achieved, so much left to go.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:13:00 CDTThe historic Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame today announced that 2016 Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame inductee Donald Driver will serve as emcee of the 66th Anniversary Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Induction on April 29, 2017.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:45:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Brewers today announced a multi-year expansion of the Club's corporate partnership with Kwik Trip. The partnership dates back to 2011.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:43:00 CDTThe Bucks today launched a new partnership with SkillSmart to create a workforce development platform for family-supporting careers in the new arena district - both during the construction process and for end-use positions in the arena and surrounding development.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:01:00 CDTThe Brewers traded Tyler Thornburg to Boston for Travis Shaw and two prospects Tuesday. The young guys are nice, but to ignore Shaw would be a mistake. And to disregard him is a disservice to one of the greatest things in sports, his nickname, which is "Mayor of Ding Dong City."
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:02:00 CDTOn this day, 120 years ago, local boxing fans stole out to a roadhouse near Hales Corners, after midnight and in a blizzard, to watch an illegal prizefight for the lightweight championship of Wisconsin. Many of them ended up in worse shape than the combatants in the ring.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:31:00 CDTFor the second time in three months, Packers defensive tackle Mike Pennel has been suspended for violating the NFL's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, and his regular season is now over. Pennel's suspension begins immediately.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:58:00 CDTThe back end of the bullpen continued to generate a high return for the rebuilding Brewers, as the club Tuesday traded reliever Tyler Thornburg to the Red Sox. In exchange, Milwaukee acquired third baseman Travis Shaw and prospects Josh Pennington and Mauricio Dubon.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:21:00 CDTThe NBA announced today that Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Nov. 28-Dec. 4. The award is the second for Antetokounmpo and the first for Milwaukee since Antetokounmpo won it in February 2015.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 13:51:00 CDTIf you haven't yet jumped onto the Bucks' bandwagon, this might be a good time to get aboard. And if you still haven't been to a home game this year, to inelegantly paraphrase basketball bard Bill Shakespeare, now is the week of your bliss-content.
Sun, 4 Dec 2016 21:03:00 CDTHere's everything you need to know, or just forgot, or missed because you were outside throwing snowballs around, like Brett Favre at Donald Driver - plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from the Green Bay Packers' 21-13 win over the Houston Texans at Lambeau Field on Sunday.
Sun, 4 Dec 2016 17:34:00 CDTAllan H. (Bud) Selig, founder of the Brewers and longtime Commissioner of Major League Baseball, was elected today in balloting for the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Selig was one of 10 nominees on the "Today's Game Era" ballot, with voting completed by a 16-member committee.
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.