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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.

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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.

Scott Wise

While the world’s top golfers compete this weekend in the British Open, Milwaukee's Lincoln Park will host a FootGolf tournament.

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. 

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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.

Marquette University has hired Steve Wojciechowski to be its men's basketball coach, succeeding Buzz Williams who left last month for Virginia Tech.

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