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Sports - June 15, 2019
Are the Milwaukee Brewers flying under the radar?
Earlier this week, USA Today's Jesse Yomtov asked, "Is everyone sleeping on the Brewers?" They are - and maybe they should be considering their struggles. But there's good news as well.
Sports - June 3, 2019
The Mayor of Ding Dong City is back - but Hiura's demotion still stings
This certainly isn't the last we'll see of Hiura, and Aguilar and Shaw aren't in the clear yet. They ultimately need to produce. But for now, this is the move that Milwaukee needed to make.
Sports - May 29, 2019
9 questions ahead of the Milwaukee Bucks' franchise-altering offseason
After a painful collapse against Toronto in the ECF, the Bucks are suddenly staring down the franchise's most important offseason since it traded Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1975. Here are nine questions to help sort through the upcoming hoops madness.
Sports - May 22, 2019
Happier days ahead: Eric Bledsoe and Giannis named to the All-Defense first-team
In what must be a cruel joke on the city of Milwaukee, the NBA media members voted Giannis Antetokounmpo and Eric Bledsoe to the league's All-Defense first-team less than 24 hours after Toronto torched the nets for 120 points in Game 4.
Sports - May 14, 2019
Brewers call up top prospect Keston Hiura as Travis Shaw struggles
The Milwaukee Brewers have called up second baseman Keston Hiura, the organization's top prospect and no. 15 in all of baseball, as they hunt for improved offensive output during the majors' toughest division race.
Sports - May 13, 2019
Previewing the Bucks-Raptors Eastern Conference Finals showdown
Four bounces and a buzzer beater later, the Toronto Raptors are headed to Milwaukee with a trip to the NBA Finals on the line. Giannis versus Kawhi: Who's got the edge in this massive series?
Sports - May 7, 2019
Zero to hero: The Bucks' George Hill is finally having his playoff moment
George Hill - who had looked like a shell of his former self for nearly two calendar years - was perhaps the Bucks' best player in Boston this side of Giannis. But the 11-year vet's story didn't just begin this weekend.
Movies & TV - April 29, 2019
"Game of Thrones" memes light up Twitter following the Battle of Winterfell
There are no words to describe Arya's impressive work in the Battle of Winterfell episode of "Game of Thrones." Only memes. Let's dive into the social media carnage from Sunday.
Sports - April 29, 2019
Bucks down but not out after Game 1 disappointment against the Celtics
If the Bucks get boat-raced again at home on Tuesday night, then feel free to freak out to your heart's desire. For now, though, grab your green, have some faith and get loud for Game 2.
Sports - April 23, 2019
Everything you need to know for the Bucks-Celtics second round matchup
After breaking Detroit's spirit in the first half of Game 1 and then systematically gutting the Pistons with each passing game, the Milwaukee Bucks are moving onto the Eastern Conference Semifinals for the first time in nearly two decades.
Sports - April 22, 2019
Brewers' Christian Yelich trade could be one of the best of all time
Moves where one organization so thoroughly cleans the clock of its trade partner that the losing side should be fearful of ever picking up the phone again are rare. But the Brewers may have done that very thing to the Miami Marlins.
Movies & TV - April 21, 2019
Which "Game of Thrones" character is your favorite local sports figure?
Aaron Rodgers is Bran Stark? Yeli is the King of the North? Giannis is Arya? We went through some of the most popular players in "Game of Thrones" and found their perfect counterparts in Wisconsin sports.
Sports - April 17, 2019
Packers' 2019 schedule highlighted by matchups with Chiefs, Cowboys and more
The Wisconsin sports slate is loaded right now, with the Bucks, the Brewers, the Hauser brothers drama and, now, the Packers 2019 schedule. Here are some quick thoughts on the upcoming slate.
Sports - April 15, 2019
Hauser brothers to transfer from Marquette
Just as quickly as the tides were rising on next year's potential, they came crashing down just as swiftly with the sudden and shocking news that brothers Sam and Joey Hauser will transfer from the program.
Sports - April 12, 2019
Giannis vs. Blake, let the NBA Playoffs begin
Starting Sunday, the Milwaukee Bucks will compete in one of the most important playoff series in franchise history - and one that could quickly become a historical footnote in a matter of weeks.
Sports - March 31, 2019
Christian Yelich has picked up right where he left off
Regression? What regression? Christian Yelich has taken any talk of a 2019 backslide and blasted it 400 feet into the nearest set of bleachers.
Sports - March 29, 2019
So when does Miller Park open the roof anyway?
Milwaukee is loaded with spring traditions: dusting off their golf clubs, jogging along the Lakefront, scooping up some frozen custard and, of course, groaning over the status of the Miller Park roof.
Sports - March 28, 2019
10 takeaways from the Brewers' chaotic Opening Day win
Drawing conclusions from the first glimpse of a seven-month war of attrition is admittedly a dangerous gambit. But here we are anyways, with 10 takeaways from the Brewers' Opening Day victory.
Sports - March 27, 2019
Remembering Jordy Nelson's finest Packers moments
Longtime Packers wideout Jordy Nelson is quietly retiring after 11 years in the NFL. Even with the disappointing end to his career in Oakland, Nelson will not soon be forgotten in Green Bay. Here are just a few of Nelson's finest moments in Titletown.
Sports - March 25, 2019
25 questions (and answers) for the 2019 Milwaukee Brewers
As the Milwaukee Brewers embark on their mission to defend their NL Central crown, we unveil our traditional questions and answers preview for the Crew. Here are 25 questions and answers to ponder before the season begins.