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Top 5 undrafted free agents in Packers history

Published May 12, 2014

The NFL Draft ended on Saturday. But, the team acquired a handful of other rookies to come in and compete for spots on the practice squad or official roster. They've had some success mining the undrafted free agent field, too. Here are the top 5 players who fit that mold.


CW 18 and My 24 bring Family Fest to Southridge Mall

Published Feb. 6, 2014

It turns out the lure of television isn't the only method CW 18 and My 24 are using to keep people out of the cold. This weekend, the two stations will be hosting Family Fest, a free community event, at Southridge Mall in Greendale.


Frustrated by WTMJ, Time Warner? You have options

Published Aug. 9, 2013

If you've been following along as the banter between Time Warner Cable and Journal Communications has gone public, and has been far from friendly ... you may be at the point where you are ready to make a change in your viewing habits.


Milwaukee Talks: Former Packers linebacker George Koonce

Published March 18, 2013

In this installment of Milwaukee Talks, caught up with former Green Bay Packers linebacker George Koonce. He discussed his current work at Marquette University and his new role in helping NFL players transition into the real world after football.


If UWM does continue athletics, vision and boldness must prevail

Published May 2, 2012

Unfortunately, for too many years, UWM has been half-assing it when it comes to their intercollegiate athletics department. Their facilities are inadequate; their leadership has been timid at best and bombastically incompetent at worst.


The time may be right for UWM to drop its athletic programszqudrwqybuddfbcvcczyusqws

Published May 1, 2012

If ever there was a perfect time for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to bite the bullet and take a huge and dramatic step, this is it. Now is the time for UWM to end the folly of a collegiate athletic program and get on about the business of building a reputation in some field other than women's cross country or swimming and diving.


Brace yourselves: Begel admits he was wrong

Published May 4, 2010

The Weather Channel can't confirm rumors that the netherworld is actually experiencing an ice age, nor have any horsemen been spotted on the horizon. Nonetheless, Dave Begel admits he was wrong about the need for UWM to drop intercollegiate athletics. Feel free to grab a chair and sit down before reading.


Begel: Time to drop sports at UWM

Published April 27, 2010

In light of the George Koonce situation at UWM, Dave Begel wonders whether or not the $10 million in public money used to support the Panthers athletic programs would be better spent on something else.


Begel: A new arena for UWM? You must be crazy

Published Feb. 23, 2010

Dave Begel is all for building a new arena, so long as its Downtown and intended to house the Milwaukee Bucks. Recent talk of an on-campus venue for UWM basketball, though, has Begel wondering just what Athletic Director George Koonce is thinking.


Milwaukee Talks: UW-Milwaukee's George Koonce

Published June 9, 2009

As a linebacker for the powerful Packers teams of the 1990s, George Koonce became a fan favorite with his blue-collar approach to the game. Now, he's going to apply that same work ethic and dedication to his new position and hopes to win fans more along the way. Koonce, 40, was hired as the athletic director at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he replaces Bud Haidet.