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Back in 2013, Buddy Herberg was wrapping up his college baseball career as a catcher with the Cardinal Stritch Wolves, and thinking about life after school.

Two years later, Herberg is playing semipro baseball and occupying the rest of his time with what used to be a hobby – making wooden baseball bats.

What first started in the basement of his dad's firehouse in 2009 has turned into a growing business that brings in orders of up to twenty-five bats a day.

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Sometimes less is better. The simplicity of life. The Jesuits for example embrace the thought in their spiritual journey. It clears the clutter and helps one focus on the heart of the matter. Maybe St. Ignatius was thinking old school baseball when he came up with the idea. He certainly would have enjoyed himself this past weekend at Henry Aaron Field.

I’m talking Panther pride. UW-Milwaukee’s 3 game sweep of the Youngstown State Penguins.

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Badger basketball fans have even more reason to celebrate. The University of Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky is the Associated Press' player of the year.

The 7-foot forward was a runaway favorite and is the first Wisconsin player to win the award.

The Players' Tribune

Former Milwaukee Bucks forward Larry Sanders says goodbye to basketball, for now.

Adam Ryan Morris/Milwaukee Magazine

For as long as there have been magazines, television and sports, there have been professional athletes appearing in commercials and advertisements, endorsing products. 

Why Arena Projects Succeed... or Fail

Feb 11, 2015
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As debate over financing for a new Bucks arena continues, the so-called jock tax option is still in play. 

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One of the elements of Governor Walker's proposed budget that is certain to provoke debate is his plan to fund a new sports arena in downtown Milwaukee.

Even if you’re not an avid watcher of baseball, you probably know about Bud Selig.

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For about 55 minutes of football on Sunday afternoon, it looked like the Green Bay Packers would be playing for a Super Bowl title in a couple of weeks. 

Mitch Teich

The Milwaukee Bucks' iconic former basketball court, designed by pop artist Robert Indiana, is up for sale again.

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Last weekend, the Green Bay Packers got through the closest game they’ve played in a while. 

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The story of Dennis Munson, Junior, was one of those news stories that many of us probably noticed briefly and then forgot about.  A young kickboxer from Milwaukee who died only hours after his first official match.

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The Chicago Marathon came and went this past weekend, and before that it was Milwaukee’s Lakefront Marathon.

House Committee on Education and the Workforce Democrats / Flickr

Researchers and institutions working on the issues of concussions in sports have come to the fore with high-profile injuries at the professional and near-professional collegiate level, but they're also prevalent in everything from youth sports to recreational leagues.

Summer Baseball Treat - Lakeshore Chinooks

Jul 21, 2014
Scott Wise

Baseball fans pack the park at Concordia University to watch the Lakeshore Chinooks. It’s a team of college players, many hoping to make the big leagues.

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