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MKE Entertainment and UWM partner to build new multi-use stadium

Published Dec. 29, 2014

MKE Sports & Entertainment and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have announced a partnership to build a multi-purpose, 4,000-seat outdoor baseball stadium in Oak Creek by 2016. The facility would not only host the UWM baseball team, but will also house a new, independent league baseball team, along with outdoor entertainment and community events.

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UWM men's basketball program banned from postseason play

Published April 9, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's basketball program, fresh off one of the biggest single-season turnarounds in the NCAA last year that culminated in a NCAA tournament berth and Horizon League Tournament championship, has been banned from any postseason play following the 2014-15 regular season.

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Badgers, Panthers dream big heading into NCAA Tournament

Published March 18, 2014

Two teams on opposite sides of the NCAA Tournament spectrum - one is a favorite, the other a Cinderella - are dreaming big as college basketball's biggest showcase kicks off this week. Wisconsin has national championship aspirations and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hopes to replicate its improbable run to the Sweet 16 nearly a decade ago.

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A little crow for dinner as Panthers earn NCAA tournament berth

Published March 12, 2014

Before the season began, I predicted - as did the conference coaches - that UWM would finish in last place. After last night's winning performance against Wright State, those coaches were proven wrong. And I was proven wrong.

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Do the Badgers get any love in Milwaukee?

Published Jan. 14, 2014

Bo Ryan and his Wisconsin Badgers are one of the best men's basketball teams in the country, but are they getting any love in Milwaukee? Or should they?

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Panthers move back Downtown

Published July 17, 2013

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Center District have reached an agreement for the Panthers to play their men's basketball games at the U.S. Cellular Arena.

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Does Rodgers have anything to prove?

Published Jan. 7, 2011

For all that Aaron Rodgers has accomplished in his three years as the Packers' starting quarterback, critics still point to his record in "close games" -- 2-13 in games decided by four points or less -- as a major downfall. With his second career playoff start approaching, does Rodgers have anything to prove?

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Panthers prowling around northern Italy

Published Aug. 3, 2010

The UW-Milwaukee Panthers announced a slate of four games in northern Italy this month. I held out hope they'd be going to Casale Monferrato, but it's not happening.

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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.

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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.

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Sports Weekend Preview: March 26-28, 2010

Published March 26, 2010

The Admirals play one last road game tonight before wrapping up the regular season with five games at the Bradley Center. They have a lot to play for yet, as they try to improve their playoff position. Plus, UWM opens Horizon League baseball play, volleyball players descend on Downtown Milwaukee and the Bucks are home for a pair this weekend.