Sports http://wuwm.com en Bradford Beach 'Set' For Stop On Pro Volleyball Tour http://wuwm.com/post/bradford-beach-set-stop-pro-volleyball-tour <p></p><p><br /><em>Update, 8:30 p.m., July 3: Big Bend native Bill Kolinske&nbsp;successfully advanced out of the qualifying round and will play in the main draw this weekend.</em></p><p>The Milwaukee Brewers are out of town over this long weekend, but sports fans have another – unique option to scratch their pro sports itch.&nbsp; The Association of Volleyball Professionals professional beach volleyball tour makes a full stop in Milwaukee this weekend for the first time since the late ‘90s.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:19:41 +0000 Audrey Nowakowski & Mitch Teich 35238 at http://wuwm.com Bradford Beach 'Set' For Stop On Pro Volleyball Tour New Bucks Owners Want to Connect with Community and Fans to Better the Team http://wuwm.com/post/new-bucks-owners-want-connect-community-and-fans-better-team <p></p><p></p><p>The NBA Finals are underway, and not surprisingly, they don’t involve the Milwaukee Bucks.&nbsp; But there’s still some buzz about basketball around town.&nbsp; The Bucks will have the second pick in the upcoming NBA draft, and the team’s new owners have made a big effort to connect with the city’s fan base.</p><p>"They seemed very very comfortable – not just with Milwaukee and Milwaukee fans, but with selling their vision of the Bucks to those people," says Magner.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:01:23 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 33191 at http://wuwm.com New Bucks Owners Want to Connect with Community and Fans to Better the Team Milwaukee Brewers' Ballpark Pup a Hit with Players and Fans Alike http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukee-brewers-ballpark-pup-hit-players-and-fans-alike <p>The Milwaukee Brewers are taking a cue from <a href="http://wuwm.com/post/sochis-stray-dogs-melt-hearts-and-put-officials-defensive" target="_blank">Olympic athletes saving the street dogs</a> of Sochi. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:20:53 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Michelle Maternowski 25455 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukee Brewers' Ballpark Pup a Hit with Players and Fans Alike Five Things You Might Not Know About Biathlon http://wuwm.com/post/five-things-you-might-not-know-about-biathlon <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">You say you've been watching hours of coverage of the 2014 </span>Sochi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Winter Olympics? &nbsp;Then you've probably run across biathlon, that seemingly odd hybrid of target shooting and cross-country skiing.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:17:21 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 24216 at http://wuwm.com Five Things You Might Not Know About Biathlon Four Wisconsin Athletes to Watch in Sochi http://wuwm.com/post/four-wisconsin-athletes-watch-sochi <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fifteen Wisconsin athletes will be among the American contingent at the 2014 Winter Olympics in </span>Sochi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;That ties the Badger State for fourth-most in the country.</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:20:29 +0000 Mitch Teich 24053 at http://wuwm.com Four Wisconsin Athletes to Watch in Sochi Forget Peanuts and Cracker Jacks: Baseball Souvenirs Were Invented in Milwaukee http://wuwm.com/post/forget-peanuts-and-cracker-jacks-baseball-souvenirs-were-invented-milwaukee <p>Everybody wants a piece of baseball history, but it turns out, souvenirs are a unique part of the game's story in their own right. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 01:14:47 +0000 Nathan Royster & Mitch Teich 19918 at http://wuwm.com Forget Peanuts and Cracker Jacks: Baseball Souvenirs Were Invented in Milwaukee UWM Women's Basketball Coach Has 'High Expectations' for Young Team http://wuwm.com/post/uwm-womens-basketball-coach-has-high-expectations-young-team <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.uwmpanthers.com/sports/w-baskbl/wiml-w-baskbl-body.html" target="_blank">UW-Milwaukee Panthers</a> women’s basketball team opens its regular season Thursday night, at home, against the University of Wisconsin. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:08:41 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 17871 at http://wuwm.com UWM Women's Basketball Coach Has 'High Expectations' for Young Team Book Takes a Swing at Red Sox Nation's Universal Appeal http://wuwm.com/post/book-takes-swing-red-sox-nations-universal-appeal <p></p><p>The first pitch of the 2013 World Series is scheduled for this evening at Fenway Park in Boston.&nbsp; Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:17:13 +0000 Mitch Teich & Stephanie Lecci 8236 at http://wuwm.com Book Takes a Swing at Red Sox Nation's Universal Appeal Reviving Simbas Soccer Club a New Goal http://wuwm.com/post/reviving-simbas-soccer-club-new-goal <p></p><p>Thousands of kids in the Milwaukee area play youth soccer, but the vast majority of the sport is played by kids who live outside the city itself. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:07:17 +0000 Mitch Teich & Stephanie Lecci 15793 at http://wuwm.com Reviving Simbas Soccer Club a New Goal Is the Bucks' Fan Outreach Working? http://wuwm.com/post/bucks-fan-outreach-working <p><a href="http://wuwm.com/post/proponents-new-basketball-arena-try-court-local-support" target="_blank">The controversy</a> continues surrounding calls for a new basketball arena in downtown Milwaukee. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 21:55:55 +0000 Mitch Teich & Howie Magner 15370 at http://wuwm.com Is the Bucks' Fan Outreach Working?