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Milwaukee will host an opening round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament next week.

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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
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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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If you spend any time watching the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, you’re likely to see a barrage of commercials, in which athletes sing the praises of food-related sponsors, from McDonalds and Subway to Kashi breakfast cereal.

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The Sheboygan Falls School District administration has overturned the game suspension for two African American brothers on the high school basketball team, over what some called gang signs.

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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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Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel is known for its decades of hospitality along Wisconsin Avenue.  But for years, it's also been recognized for its inhospitality to some visiting sports figures.  Athletes - predominantly baseball players - have stayed at the Pfister and reported some spooky encounters with the paranormal.

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The National Football League has come under fire for its efforts, or what many perceive as its lack of efforts, to protect the lifelong health of its players.

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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.

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Former Milwaukee Brave Andy Pafko has died. 

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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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