Howie Magner

Sports Contributor

Senior editor Howie Magner is Milwaukee Magazine's sports columnist and writers the Sports Nut blog at An occasional actor, poker player and train travel enthusiast, he spent 15 years slinging newspaper ink in Oklahoma, Ohio and Michigan before settling in Bay View with his Wisconsinite wife. The University of Tulsa grad has won numerous writing awards for features, commentary and news.

Twitter: @HowieMag

Arts & Culture
4:55 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Is the Bucks' Fan Outreach Working?

The Milwaukee Bucks are making an effort to build team loyalty among its fan base.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews sports contributor Howie Magner.

The controversy continues surrounding calls for a new basketball arena in downtown Milwaukee.

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Arts & Culture
5:52 pm
Sat September 7, 2013

Sports Analyst: Packers Could Be 'Scary' Good This Season

Expectations are high for Packers rookie Eddie Lacy.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks sports with our contributor Howie Magner.

The NFL season officially got underway on Thursday night, but for most Wisconsinites, it’s the Packers’ Sunday kickoff that really marks the start to the season.

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1:44 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Braun Suspension Could Hit Brewers' Bottom Line

Ryan Braun won't be playing at Miller Park for the rest of this season, following a 65-game suspension.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews sports contributor Howie Magner.

Milwaukee Brewers star player and former National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun has been suspended by Major League Baseball for the rest of this season for violating the league’s rules on performance-enhancing drugs.

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Arts & Culture
5:24 pm
Sat June 15, 2013

Will Ryan Braun Face Game Suspensions?

The Brewers' Ryan Braun walks to the plate during a June 4 game against the Oakland Athletics.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews sports contributor Howie Magner.

Sports contributor Howie Magner is kind of blue when he thinks about the Brewers.

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