Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:16:03 CDT
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:31:00 CDTMilwaukee Admirals President Jon Greenberg announced today that the team will hold its annual Charity Game on Sunday, April 2 when they host the Texas Stars at 3 p.m. at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:04:00 CDTOverweight, underproductive and injured is not the optimal image for a free-agent professional athlete to portray to potential employers, in Green Bay and around the NFL. That might explain why running back Eddie Lacy posted a video of himself running in a pool, doing a rehab workout.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:03:00 CDTWhether you're a soccer player, sports fan or community advocate looking for a fun way to give back, all are welcome to come together and improve the quality of life of Milwaukee's children in the 2017 SCORES CUP Charity Indoor Soccer Tournament.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:15:00 CDTThe Bucks announced a partnership with Daktronics to outfit the new arena and surrounding entertainment district with a state-of-the-art digital display package highlighted by a massive LED video system, including the largest-of-its-kind center-hung scoreboard in the NBA.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:50:00 CDTIf peanut allergies have been keeping you away from Miller Park, there's good news in the forecast. A limited number of tickets have been released for peanut-controlled areas at the Park, offering those with mild peanut allergies the opportunity to enjoy the game.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:01:00 CDTThe Bucks were as well-represented at NBA All-Star Weekend in 2017 as they have been in years, with members of the organization competing in three different on-court events. Here were my 10 favorite Milwaukee-related things that happened during All-Star Weekend.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:05:00 CDTWith the regular season nearly over and the playoff race still undecided, the Wave are preparing for perhaps their biggest game of the year, a divisional showdown against the first-place Kansas City Comets, at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday night at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:02:00 CDTThe Admirals and Saz's announced the addition of a Saz's concession stand at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, opening Friday. The move means a lot of great things, but what it means most of all is this: There's now another place to get the incredible Sampler Combination Platter.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:01:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Brewers are my team. And your team, too. And your neighbor's and their kids. And John McGivern's and Tammy Baldwin's and Mike McCarthy's, as well. The Brewers belong to all of us in Wisconsin - at least that's the message in the club's emotive new commercial, "This is Our Team."
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:03:00 CDTJerry Kelly, one of the most successful professional golfers ever to come out of Wisconsin, is the subject of a long story on the PGA Tour website. Kelly, who has spent 21 years on the tour, was a winner three times but described himself as a "successful journeyman" during his career.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:09:00 CDTIn the spirit of not spending the next year moping about the Bucks being cursed and Jabari Parker's knee making everyone very sad and potentially having to relinquish those once-seemingly guaranteed rights to Future Ownership, we offer a bit of good news.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:00:00 CDTOn Episode 18 of The Postgame Tailgate, OnMilwaukee President Jeff Sherman joins sports editor Jimmy Carlton and pop culture editor Matt Mueller to talk about all things Bucks, from Jabari Parker's knee injury to Giannis Antetokounmpo's All-Star expectations to the team's playoff hopes and more.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:06:00 CDTHaving eventually learned how to use his aggression in positive ways, the author reflects on the value and art of mixed martial arts, arguing there is no sport more diverse. Also, a preview of this weekend's fights.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:03:00 CDTAfter splitting a pair of games last weekend on the East Coast, the six-time world champion Wave (11-6) returns home to take on the Cedar Rapids Rampage (11-5) at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena on Sunday afternoon at 2:05 p.m.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:25:00 CDTThe NBA and ESPN have announced the participants for the annual All-Star Celebrity Game, with Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry tabbed to participate for a second straight year. This year's game will tip off at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 in New Orleans.
Thu, 9 Feb 2017 14:59:00 CDTThe worst fears of the Bucks, and their fans, were confirmed Thursday afternoon, when the team announced that forward Jabari Parker had, once again, torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. He will have surgery, miss the remainder of the season and likely be out for 12 months.
Wed, 8 Feb 2017 16:36:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Bucks announced Wednesday they acquired the right to own and operate an NBA D-League team that will begin play in Oshkosh for the 2017-18 season. As part of the deal, Fox Valley Pro Basketball will construct a new 3,500-seat arena for the new minor league team.
Wed, 8 Feb 2017 15:31:00 CDTThings have not been going well lately for the Bucks, who've lost 10 of their last 12 games and fallen to last place in the division. But there's reason for hope, as Khris Middleton makes his much-anticipated and faster-than-expected return Wednesday night against the Heat.
Wed, 8 Feb 2017 12:11:00 CDTSam Shields has been released by the Packers, ending a seven-year tenure in Green Bay in which he sustained several concussions, and the veteran cornerback sounded pretty upset - or at least conflicted - in an Instagram post announcing the move Wednesday.
Tue, 7 Feb 2017 20:03:00 CDTBasketball legend-turned-author and political activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is coming back to Milwaukee on March 2 to give a speech and take questions at The Milwaukee Theatre.
Tue, 7 Feb 2017 19:01:00 CDTGiven the divisive, depressing, ubiquitous and hyper-partisan politicization of everything in the country right now, it was nice to be able to watch a good old American football game on Sunday, right? Not so much. Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss all things Super Bowl in The Postgame Tailgate.
Tue, 7 Feb 2017 13:47:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Brewers have announced the 2017 Spring Training broadcast schedule, which includes 14 radio broadcasts on 620 WTMJ and the Brewers Radio Network, 13 televised games on FOX Sports Wisconsin and 10 webcasts at Brewers.com.
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 13:28:00 CDTThe inaugural Center Street Hoser's Mid-Winter Classic will be held Feb. 11 at Center Street Park on the Milwaukee-Wauwatosa border. The day-long tournament will pit local teams against each other in a pond hockey format for the right to lift the Hoser Cup.
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 12:16:00 CDTWithout the Packers or any Wisconsin natives in the game, there was only one player in the Super Bowl who had any kind of local connection. But Patriots running back James White, who played four seasons for the Badgers sure did make his presence felt Sunday.
Thu, 2 Feb 2017 18:01:00 CDTMilwaukee traded underperforming and little-used center Miles Plumlee to the Hornets for backup big men Roy Hibbert and Spencer Hawes, general manager John Hammond announced Thursday, an impressive escape act that gets the team out of a very bad contract.
Wed, 1 Feb 2017 14:33:00 CDTThe Green Bay Packers and Live Nation announced on Wednesday that legendary musician Billy Joel will perform at Lambeau Field on Saturday, June 17. The summer performance will be Joel's first show in Green Bay and his only live concert appearance in Wisconsin in 2017.
Wed, 1 Feb 2017 13:01:00 CDTThe Packers aren't playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday, but Green Bay is America's best football city for fans in 2017. That's according to WalletHub's analysis, comparing 244 U.S. cities with at least one college or professional football team across 17 metrics.
Wed, 1 Feb 2017 12:03:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Brewers today announced the entire promotional schedule for the 2017 season. The jam-packed schedule includes five all-fan giveaways, two all-kid giveaways and eight additional promotions for the first 20,000 fans in attendance.
Wed, 1 Feb 2017 10:33:00 CDTAn expanded and enhanced set of Theme Nights will be featured throughout the year at Miller Park this season, with something sure to fit everyone's tastes. Star Wars, Beatles Tribute, Marvel Super Heroes and a night for your dog are among the special events.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 18:16:00 CDTMarquette officially opened its new seasonal dome Monday, as the happy men's lacrosse team commemorated the occasion with an indoor practice. Athletic director Bill Scholl called it "a transformational day" and said the dome was a "huge recruiting advantage" for the Golden Eagles.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:53:00 CDTThe Brewers Community Foundation 19th Annual 5K Famous Racing Sausages Run/Walk will be held at Miller Park on Saturday, July 15, starting at 8 a.m., rain or shine. Registration is now available online at brewers.com/5k.
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 20:10:00 CDTKeeping their winning streak alive, the six-time indoor champion Milwaukee Wave crushed the rival Cedar Rapids Rampage on Sunday afternoon at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, winning 14-3.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:29:00 CDTComing off a big win over the defending Major Arena Soccer League champions, the Wave have another tough test coming up this weekend at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Milwaukee hosts Cedar Rapids on Sunday afternoon at 2:05 p.m. The game theme is "Not So Scary" Halloween.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:43:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Bucks Foundation and First Stage, one of the nation's most acclaimed children's theaters, have partnered to provide opportunities for local youth to experience "Welcome to Bronzeville."
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:35:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Brewers announced their Minor League affiliates coaching staffs for the 2017 season on Thursday.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:16:00 CDTNow that the Packers' season is over, it's time to start looking ahead and thinking about free agency. Of Green Bay's 20 free agents, 11 are unrestricted. Here we take a look at those players and make a case for who will and won't be back next year.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:15:00 CDTLike any responsible sports media outlet - and as Packers fans who just don't want to let the season go - OnMilwaukee has evaluated the performances and assigned grades to each of Green Bay's position groups for 2016. We also handed out team awards; you'll never guess who's MVP.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:14:00 CDTWhat a long, strange trip it was, that Packers season. At one point in November, the 4-6 Packers were better than only two teams in the NFC. By last week, they were one of just two still in contention for the conference title, before being routed by Atlanta. Let's look back at 2016's major themes.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:15:00 CDTThe Packers' season is over, after a pounding by the Falcons in the NFC Championship, one game short of a Super Bowl appearance, depriving us of a couple more weeks of Green and Gold excitement and the ultimate cheesehead party. What to do now? Here are 12 ideas.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:28:00 CDTThe Milwaukee Bucks Foundation announced it is awarding a $100,000 grant to Schools That Can Milwaukee. The grant will be distributed over the next two years, with funds benefiting a variety of STCM programs including many that directly benefit MPS.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:01:00 CDTEpisode 15 of OnMilwaukee's podcast, The Postgame Tailgate, is all about the Green Bay Packers, after the team's season came to an abrupt and unceremonious end against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in the NFC Championship Game. Listen to it here!
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:09:00 CDTActivateMKE's mission is to connect the community through sports and fitness. The organization's first major project entails creating two outdoor basketball courts - made with the world famous MECCA floor - in a Milwaukee public space.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 20:07:00 CDTLet's take a look back at Green Bay's defeat Sunday, if you can bear to revisit it. Here's everything you need to know, or just forgot, or missed because you stormed out when it was 31-0 - plus all kinds of other wacky whatnots, from the Packers' NFC Championship Game loss to the Falcons.
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.