Mitch Teich

Update, 8:30 p.m., July 3: Big Bend native Bill Kolinske successfully advanced out of the qualifying round and will play in the main draw this weekend.

The Milwaukee Brewers are out of town over this long weekend, but sports fans have another – unique option to scratch their pro sports itch.  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. 


The NBA Finals are underway, and not surprisingly, they don’t involve the Milwaukee Bucks.  But there’s still some buzz about basketball around town.  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.

"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.

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

Five Things You Might Not Know About Biathlon

Feb 11, 2014
courtesy Carolyn Bramante

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

Reviving Simbas Soccer Club a New Goal

Oct 17, 2013
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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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The controversy continues surrounding calls for a new basketball arena in downtown Milwaukee.