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Articles tagged with 'espn'


Olivia Munn blasts ESPN reporter, upholds journalism

Published Nov. 19, 2015

Olivia Munn, the girlfriend of Aaron Rodgers, has taken some heat because of the QB's recent poor play. On Thursday, she struck back at an ESPN reporter for including her as part of the blame.


Rating Milwaukee's "uniform attractiveness"

Published Aug. 19, 2015

It's fun to analyze, pontificate and rank team uniforms and logos. Paul Lukas' latest work on ESPN ranks "uniform attractiveness." Milwaukee falls into his group with two major pro sports teams (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL). He also does a ranking of the 20 cities with three or more teams.


Bucks "own the future" with NBA's best young core

Published July 22, 2015

Own the future. It's a trendy marketing slogan the Milwaukee Bucks have been using recently, with the franchise asking fans to think long-term. It's one thing to say it. It's an entirely different situation when the actual roster reflects that vision in a way that no other NBA team can match.


Live, live and live: Remembering Stuart Scott

Published Jan. 5, 2015

People claim that Stuart Scott redefined a culture, gave swag to following pastimes and was the torch bearer for so many others that aspired to find work in television. That all is true.


Wisconsin sports wishes for 2015

Published Jan. 1, 2015

The New Year is upon us, and we're in the heart of the basketball season and a potential Green Bay Packers Super Bowl run. Spring training is just a month and a half away. Then, after that, training camp begins again. So, polled some of the city and state's most prominent sports personalities for their sports wishes for the 2015 calendar year. Click to read what they had to say and share your own!


ESPN 30 for 30 short on MECCA floor debuts

Published June 11, 2014

ESPN and its 30 for 30 documentary series has produced a short film on Milwaukee resident Andy Gorzalski's mission to bring the iconic MECCA basketball court back to Milwaukee. It's a must-watch for anyone who calls the city home.


Knight has shined in dark season for Bucks

Published April 16, 2014

Brandon Knight came to Milwaukee over the summer in a trade of point guards, as the Bucks sent their erstwhile "face of the franchise" Brandon Jennings to Detroit for him. Just 21 years old, but with 141 games under his belt, what was Knight? A point guard? A shooting guard? As his first season in Milwaukee comes to a close, the Bucks may have found what they needed anyway: a basketball player.


Lesson: Don't use buzzes and tones when it isn't an emergency

Published March 6, 2014

On Monday, the FCC levied fines against Viacom, NBC Universal and ESPN for around $2 million for airing a TV spot with the movie trailer for "Olympus Has Fallen" last year. The trailer used tones that sounded very much like the ones used for emergency alerts.


Milwaukee Talks: Comedian Frank Caliendo

Published Jan. 22, 2014 got a chance to talk to Frank Caliendo, a man of a thousand voices and faces, to talk about his upcoming comedy show Saturday night at the Riverside, his latest impressions, working at ESPN and his secret ping pong expertise.


Packers-Bears game a sure fire, ratings winner

Published Nov. 3, 2013

The managers at local TV stations started working months ago on the November calendar, planning what things to do on what night to get the most people to watch. But, once in a while you get a free day. And all the local stations have had it work out for them at one time or another - a Packers game in sweeps.


Could MLB ban Braun for life?

Published July 13, 2013

An ESPN reporter took to Twitter to say "chatter" around baseball suggests Ryan Braun could be banned for life. Could this happen?


Of leaks, PEDs and journalism

Published July 12, 2013

The coverage of Ryan Braun has become a case study in journalism, and has shined a light on our industry and how we as journalists go about our business in reporting what is supposed to be confidential information.