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Articles tagged with 'Sports'

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Thunderstruck: McGehee is still a good guy

Published Sept. 12, 2014

I am fiercely loyal. Loyal to my friends, loyal to my family, loyal to my teammates and loyal to my coworkers. When I perceive injustice, I go at it head-on. I'm passionate, especially when I perceive unfairness. I might get a bit outspoken at times, but that's only because I feel I am fighting a just cause. So I get where former Brewers and current Marlins third baseman Casey McGehee was coming from Thursday night.

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Thunderstruck: Brewers aren't THIS bad

Published Sept. 10, 2014

For the past eight years, I've been part of "The World's Greatest Sports Talk Show," "Homer & Mitch" and "Homer & Thunder." It was in this final incarnation that I really had the opportunity to share and to opine, to commiserate and to celebrate - all with you. I loved my time at ESPN Wisconsin, but it's time for me to connect in new ways.

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Milwaukee beach volleyball expands to more locations

Published Aug. 25, 2014

Todd Gawronski - who almost single-handedly transformed Bradford Beach from a desolate, dirty and dangerous place into the sparkling safe location it is now - is spreading his wings to six other Milwaukee County parks, with more to come.

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Are American athletes soft?

Published July 22, 2014

The "Big Four" sports leagues in this country are increasingly expanding their brand and their reach, which draws interest and players from around the world. As a result, fewer Americans are finding roster spots (outside of football). Pro golf, tennis and soccer bypassed the U.S. long ago. So, are American athletes soft? Do they not have what it takes anymore to reach the top of their profession?

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Train like a Milwaukee Brewers prospect, part 2

Published June 5, 2014

In this installment, Lindsay Garric gets to the specific details included in the daily training regime of a professional baseball player prepping to one day play at Miller Park.

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Images of Us puts girls in the game

Published May 14, 2014

Even if they're on the sidelines, Bernell Hooker wants girls to be in the game. That simple concept is the driving force behind Images of Us Sports, the small, non-profit organization Hooker founded to encourage girls to use athletics to improve themselves physically and mentally for a lifetime.

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Who's On Third off to a solid start

Published May 8, 2014

Bobby Wiltgen opened Who's On Third in March in the former One Sports Lounge space and so far - despite unseasonably cold weather - it's been going well. Here's a peek at the food menu, the beer menu and Wiltgen's plans for the future.

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Catching up with The Brewcity Bruisers

Published May 1, 2014

On Saturday, May 10, the Brewcity Bruisers will play the final bouts of its home season. Recently, OnMilwaukee.com had the chance to chat with Rebecca Berkshire - whose derby name is "Becky The Butcher" - about the past, present and future of the women's roller derby team.

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Grab a seat at UWM's Selection Sunday seeding party

Published March 14, 2014

With their 69-63 victory over Wright State in the Horizon League championship, the UWM Panthers have already provided the 2014 NCAA tournament with its first dose of madness. Now, it's just a matter of finding out where our local Cinderella will end up and who they will play.

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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.