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Milwaukee is not the next Cleveland

Published June 21, 2016

Before the champagne had dried on the Cavaliers' celebration Sunday night, people already began looking for which sports fans were the saddest now that that city's losing streak was over. And wouldn't you know it, it's us. But really, Milwaukee is not the next Cleveland.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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, OnMilwaukee.com 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!

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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.

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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.

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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.