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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

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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Sports
4:17 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Book Takes a Swing at Red Sox Nation's Universal Appeal

Red Sox fans step up to the plate to share their stories in a new book.
Credit Eddie Welker/Flickr

The first pitch of the 2013 World Series is scheduled for this evening at Fenway Park in Boston. 

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Arts & Culture
3:07 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Reviving Simbas Soccer Club a New Goal

Efforts to revive the old Simbas youth soccer club in Milwaukee are underway.
Credit Chip Griffin/Flickr

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.

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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.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

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

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Arts & Culture
4:54 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Remembering "Handy" Andy Pafko, Former Milwaukee Brave

Andy Pafko's 1955 Bowman Gum baseball card
Credit Bowman Gum

Former Milwaukee Brave Andy Pafko has died. 

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Economy & Business
12:38 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Proponents of New Basketball Arena Try to Court Local Support

The Bradley Center is the current home of the Milwaukee Bucks.
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The Milwaukee Bucks will open their home basketball season November 2nd against the Toronto Raptors.  As they have since 1988, they’ll call the BMO Harris Bradley Center home.

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Arts & Culture
1:59 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Essay: Fresh Faces on the Field

The Brewers' Sean Halton congratulations Khris Davis on his solo home run against the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park on Sept. 18.
Credit Mike McGinnis/Getty Images

If you missed the Brewers game yesterday, you missed your last opportunity to catch them at Miller Park this season. 

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Arts & Culture
4:16 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Rowers to Converge on Milwaukee River

Milwaukee will be flooded with row teams from Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois on September 21st.
Credit Michael Pereckas/Flickr

Rowing: it's a sport you either love or hate. But either way, it's making a splash in Milwaukee this weekend.

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Arts & Culture
4:51 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

PHOTOS: Skatepark Ramps Up Local Talent

The view inside the 4 Seasons Skatepark in Milwaukee
Dan Harmon, Nathan Royster

You'd never guess from its quiet, old red brick exterior that the Wisconsin Electric building off I-94 near Marquette University is full of fast-paced activity.

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Arts & Culture
4:54 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Essay: The Ryan Braun Debacle

Ryan Braun in June 2013
Credit Marc Serota/Getty Images

In 2004, after Paul Molitor was elected to the Baseball Hall-of-Fame, and as the Brewers were limping along to win about 67 games a season, a friend wrote to me, "The Brewers will never have more than two players in the Baseball Hall-of-Fame. Ever! That sucks!"

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