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Jim Owczarski's Articles
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Sports - Nov. 25, 2014
Marquette takes painful steps early on
Less than a week after a shocking loss to Nebraska-Omaha at home, Marquette University had to squeak out a win against the New Jersey Institute of Technology on Monday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. "Growing pains" is not just a phrase for this squad, but a very real process.
Sports - Nov. 24, 2014
Packers gut out tough road win over Vikings
Coming off back-to-back blowouts, the Green Bay Packers received a challenge from the last place Minnesota Vikings Sunday afternoon in Minnesota, and the green and gold muscled up on both sides of the ball for a 24-21 victory.
Sports - Nov. 21, 2014
Simply, the Packers go as Rodgers goes
Football, it can be argued, is the ultimate team game. An individual can't succeed without the the help of 10 others. But in the case of the Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers, is it as simple as saying as he goes, so goes the team? The numbers seem to bear that out.
Sports - Nov. 20, 2014
Peppers' hidden talent? Blocking kicks
Julius Peppers is adding to his Hall of Fame resume in his first year with the Green Bay Packers, taking to a new position and helping lead an improving defense. But he also is a difference-maker in the third phase of the game, and at any moment, his hidden talent can turn the tide of a game.
Sports - Nov. 19, 2014
Big men playing big role in Bucks offense
Ball sharing is the core of Jason Kidd's offense, and the biggest parts of that, literally, are the team's big men. They help keep the offense moving in the half court with smart passing decisions and finishing around the rim.
Sports - Nov. 19, 2014
Fantasy football picks week 12
Things got back to normal in the NFL last week, right? Aaron Rodgers and Jamaal Charles had huge games, Jay Cutler and Andy Dalton reverted back to form, Jonas Gray and Mike Evans dominated ... wait, what? Oh, well, if you read this column you knew Evans was a must-start. We're here to help you win again with this week's picks.
Sports - Nov. 18, 2014
Burton set to break out, even with a heavy heart
Marquette University sophomore Deonte Burton will play this season with a heavy heart following the loss of his mother, but he knows she's watching over him -- and he's poised to break out this season for the Golden Eagles in her honor.
Sports - Nov. 17, 2014
How an arena at Journal Square might look
OnMilwaukee.com reported that the Milwaukee Bucks were negotiating to purchase the Journal Sentinel buildings, commonly known as the Journal Square, with the intention of using the space for a new multi-purpose arena. ScopeBridge LLC helped us visualize what an arena could look like, and show that a multi-use stadium could indeed fit within that area just off the Milwaukee River and Pere Marquette Park.
Sports - Nov. 16, 2014
Packers tear apart Eagles in blowout win
Heading in to Sunday afternoon, many presumed the matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles would have a playoff feel, with the Packers getting a true challenge at home for the first time in 2014. Neither was the case, as Aaron Rodgers picked apart another opponent at Lambeau Field in another blowout victory.
Sports - Nov. 14, 2014
New era of Golden Eagles basketball begins
The Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball team enters the year with low preseason expectations in the Big East, even nationally, but new head coach Steve Wojciechowski and his undersized, undermanned roster is ready to start off a new era.
Sports - Nov. 13, 2014
Despite sanctions, Panthers ready to compete
Coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance, and naming rights for their own Downtown arena, things should have been looking up for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's basketball team this year. But academic sanctions took away any chance at postseason basketball, so the team enters the season with a chip on the shoulder and a goal of winning the regular season Horizon League title.
Sports - Nov. 12, 2014
Fantasy football picks week 11
If you thought the conversation for "best team in the NFC" is muddied, how about your fantasy league? Have you already clinched and are now looking ahead? Have you taken some of my advice and climbed back into the race? There is still work to be done with three weeks left (in most leagues) before the playoffs. We're here to help you get there.
Sports - Nov. 12, 2014
Badgers eye another Final Four run
The pressure is on a year after making an Final Four run for Bo Ryan and the University of Wisconsin. But with more than a half dozen key players returning, the Badgers have high hopes to not only repeat that success but contend for a national championship.
Sports - Nov. 12, 2014
Marquette lands a top recruiting class
Steve Wojciechowski hasn't coached an official game yet, but on Wednesday the new Marquette University coach landed one of the nation's top recruiting classes for 2015, headlined by Rice Lake forward Henry Ellenson.
Sports - Nov. 11, 2014
New-look Bucks making the right decisions
Beginning with some small, but important, offseason player acquisitions and then the decision to not extend point guard Brandon Knight on Halloween, this new Bucks ownership has set a tone and the right decisions are being made regarding roster construction and salary management.
Sports - Nov. 10, 2014
Rodgers torches Bears for six touchdowns
Aaron Rodgers threw six first-half touchdown passes as the Green Bay Packers throttled the Chicago Bears on Sunday night in front of a record crowd at Lambeau Field and on national television.
Dining - Nov. 9, 2014
No quarters needed for a Milwaukee birthday
What better way to celebrate a birthday in Milwaukee than taking on the parking meter gods with just one quarter, trying a new breakfast, then returning to a tried and true dinner favorite, then taking off to the woods for a ghost tour?
Sports - Nov. 7, 2014
In a new league, Wave expects old results
Much has changed with the Milwaukee Wave over the offseason. There are new coaches, new players and a new league. Yet some of the faces are familiar. The club hopes this combination helps them make another championship run.
Sports - Nov. 6, 2014
Adams emerges as threat for Packers
It took a couple of weeks, but Green Bay Packers rookie wide receiver Davante Adams has earned the trust of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the wide receivers has emerged as a legitimate threat on offense.
Sports - Nov. 5, 2014
Fantasy football week 10 picks
It's getting to crunch time in the fantasy football league regular season, and we have some surprise plays (and benchings) that will help you get that important win in week 10.
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