Readers blogs in Sports
Oct. 4, 2012
| Milwaukee Brewers: Bad Relief Pitching Derailed 2012 But The Future Looks Bright
In the end it all felt so familiar for the Milwaukee Brewers. Squaring off against an overmatched San Diego Padres team in the final game of the 2012 season, the Crew powered their way to an early lead only to watch it all slip away due to an underperforming bullpen. Ultimately, game number 162 w...
Posted by paul_fladten at 12:03 a.m. | Talkbacks
Sept. 25, 2012
| The 15 Hottest Issues Facing Wisconsin's Combat Sports Scene Throughout Fall
By Paul Fladten of US Combat SportsFor two glorious months of the year people in Wisconsin are actually able to take off their shirts and utilize locations like Bradford Beach, Redgranite Quarry, and other bodies of water that rich Illinois people try to take over. But every year – or at...
Posted by paul_fladten at 9:57 a.m. | Talkbacks
Sept. 22, 2012
| Ri-Dor Cup Golf tournament to be played today in Kenosha, Wisconsin
40 years ago, little did Maureen Rice know when she married Art Dorrington that her three sons would be competing in golf in the Ri-Dor Cup against her three nephews. Throw in two son-in-laws and the first annual Ri-Dor Cup will be played today at Brighton Dale Links in Kenosha, Wisconsin b...
Posted by rice2401 at 10:05 a.m. | Talkbacks
Sept. 6, 2012
| Five Intriguing Storylines Heading Into Tomorrow's Rogue Warrior Championships Event in Green Bay
By Paul Fladten of US Combat SportsOn Thursday night in Green Bay the Rogue Warrior Championships unleash an exciting mixed martial arts lineup. Featuring a fair share of out-of-state competitors and a handful of Wisconsin prospects the card looks to be well worth the price of admission.Check out...
Posted by paul_fladten at 12:48 a.m. | Talkbacks
Sept. 4, 2012
| Stacked MMA Lineup Hits Green Bay on Thursday to Benefit Wounded Soldiers
Mixed martial arts and the military join forces Thursday in Green Bay as the Rogue Warrior Championships brings one of the more exciting cards in recent memory into Wisconsin. Serving as a benefit show for The Stars and Stripes Foundation - a charity that raises money for wounded soldiers and hel...
Posted by paul_fladten at 10:22 p.m. | Talkbacks
Aug. 30, 2012
| Start Smiling Wisconsin: Team Quest's Sam Alvey Named to The Ultimate Fighter 16 Cast
By Paul Fladten of US Combat Sports There's a new face on The Ultimate Fighter roster and odds are it's smiling.Wisconsin native and Team Quest fighter Sam Alvey has been named as one of the upcoming participants of "The Ultimate Fighter 16" which will feature 32 welterweights vying for...
Posted by paul_fladten at 12:32 p.m. | Talkbacks
Aug. 21, 2012
| UFC 153: Erik Koch Unafraid of Jose Aldo, Expects to Bring Title Back to Milwaukee
By Paul Fladten of US Combat SportsUFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo's resume reads like a who's who of the 145-pound division. Urijah Faber, Kenny Florian, Chad Mendes, Mike Brown, Mark Hominick and Manny Gamburyan are just some of the opponents that line Aldo's hit list.But don't think th...
Posted by paul_fladten at 1:13 p.m. | Talkbacks
Aug. 11, 2012
| Five Intriguing Storylines Heading Into Madtown Throwdown 28
By Paul Fladten of US Combat Sports--- It's not every day that a local mixed martial arts promotion can put together a lineup that presents competitive matchups from start to finish chalked full of intriguing storylines. But then again the Madtown Throwdown promotion has always done things the...
Posted by paul_fladten at 11:24 a.m. | Talkbacks
| USCS Fight of the Week: Welterweight Prospects Andrew Trace and Steve Carl Headline Madtown Throwdown 28
Andrew Trace, the reigning Fighter of the Year in Wisconsin, is set to enter the cage at Madtown Throwdown 28 in Madison on Saturday night against the biggest challenge of his career in the form of four-time Bellator veteran Steve Carl. And while it may not have been the fight that most people...
Posted by paul_fladten at 9:48 a.m. | Talkbacks
Aug. 7, 2012
| From the South Side of Milwaukee to the UFC: Chico Camus Makes UFC Debut Against Dustin Pague at UFC 150 on Saturday
By Paul Fladten of US Combat Sports---Nearly two decades ago Chico Camus was introduced into the world of combative sports. And while the path to his current destination may have hit some bumps along the way, the bantamweight now sits on the doorstep to his Ultimate Fighting Championship dream...
Posted by paul_fladten at 10:59 a.m. | Talkbacks