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Articles tagged with 'sports'

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Women's World Cup broadcaster hails from Wisconsin

Published July 6, 2015

If you watched any of the coverage leading up to the U.S. women's team victory over Japan on Sunday night, then you watched some of the finest TV journalism in the sports world courtesy of Fox Sports. A part of that team, analyst Kyndra de St. Aubin, has a Milwaukee connection.

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7 agonies in the wide world of sports

Published July 3, 2015

Sports can bring joy and jubilation and it's about the best feeling in the world. But the flip side of that coin is the sadness that comes in the world of sports. Here's seven things that make me sad and I just hope someday I can recover.

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A fable about three boys, a fancy lemonade stand and a village of dummies

Published June 19, 2015

Three boys went into their piggy banks and decided they wanted to build a great lemonade stand. They had a great recipe and wanted their new stand to be the pride and joy of a new village. But the new village wouldn't help them so the boys moved to another village with nicer people.

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5 reasons why it's so easy to hate hockey

Published June 15, 2015

Although the Stanley Cup is supposed to be one of the most exciting events in sports, hockey is a sport that - pun intended - leaves me cold. Here are the top five reasons why I hate it.

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5 spectator sporting events Milwaukee needs

Published May 27, 2015

Milwaukee has a lot of spectator sports for a city its size, but that doesn't mean things couldn't be better. Here are five sports events that would add a lot to the landscape.

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A dozen of the most irritating things and sayings in the world of sports

Published May 12, 2015

I love sports, amateur, professional, kids sports, men's sports, women's sports, sports in person and sports on television and radio. But despite my deep love, there are some phrases and stuff about sports that really bug the daylights out of me. Here's a dozen of them.

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Nightmarish end can't erase Bucks' inspiring season

Published May 1, 2015

A season that started with hardly any expectations, then saw the loss of No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker and the mystifying departure of Larry Sanders, ended with a thud Thursday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. But the ride was memorable.

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Bucks flirt with history as they aim to even series

Published April 30, 2015

Making history would just be icing on the pastry. For now, the Milwaukee Bucks are simply focused on the task at hand. That task is Game 6, at 6 p.m. tonight at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

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Unready for inspiring story to end, Bucks push Bulls to Game 6

Published April 28, 2015

Maybe these Milwaukee Bucks are just too young to know any better. Maybe the 3-0 deficit removed the fear factor and simply allowed them to play with a "Nothing to lose" attitude. Maybe this team is so vastly improved from last year's 15-67 debacle that it's simply better than anyone can believe. Whatever the case, the Bucks' 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls Monday night stunned a United Center crowd of 21,814 into silence by the end.

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Bucks add tangible victory to series of moral victories

Published April 26, 2015

No, they didn't win the NBA championship or the Eastern Conference. They're still a long way off from winning their series, much less tying it up. But the Milwaukee Bucks won a playoff game on Saturday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, and it means more than a single game victory.

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Black, white, baseball and Chris Rock

Published April 25, 2015

Chris Rock may not be a baseball expert, but he's a fan and his thoughts on the game are entertaining and fairly spot on. He shared them recently on one of my favorite shows, HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel."