2:20 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Milwaukee Brewers' Ballpark Pup a Hit with Players and Fans Alike

The Milwaukee Brewers' unofficial spring training mascot Hank takes a break from fielding balls during practice.
Credit Milwaukee Brewers, Instagram

The Milwaukee Brewers are taking a cue from Olympic athletes saving the street dogs of Sochi.

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12:17 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Five Things You Might Not Know About Biathlon

Biathlete Carolyn (Treacy) Bramante represented the United States in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino.
courtesy Carolyn Bramante

2006 Olympic biathlete Carolyn Bramante talks with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich.

You say you've been watching hours of coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics?  Then you've probably run across biathlon, that seemingly odd hybrid of target shooting and cross-country skiing.

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4:20 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Four Wisconsin Athletes to Watch in Sochi

US Olympic long-track speedskater Sugar Todd graduated from Wauwatosa East High School in 2008.
Credit Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich and sports contributor Howie Magner talk about Wisconsinites at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Fifteen Wisconsin athletes will be among the American contingent at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.  That ties the Badger State for fourth-most in the country.

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Arts & Culture
7:14 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Forget Peanuts and Cracker Jacks: Baseball Souvenirs Were Invented in Milwaukee

Merchandise sold at Milwaukee Brewers game
Eyton Z/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews sportswriter Steve Rushin.

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.

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8:08 am
Thu November 14, 2013

UWM Women's Basketball Coach Has 'High Expectations' for Young Team

Co-captain Kimee Chandler is one of three seniors on the UWM Panthers women's basketball team.
Credit UWM Athletics

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews UWM Panthers women’s basketball coach Kyle Rechlitz.

The UW-Milwaukee Panthers women’s basketball team opens its regular season Thursday night, at home, against the University of Wisconsin.

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