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Over a century ago today, Milwaukee boxing fans had a bout of their own

Published Dec. 6, 2016

On this day, 120 years ago, local boxing fans stole out to a roadhouse near Hales Corners, after midnight and in a blizzard, to watch an illegal prizefight for the lightweight championship of Wisconsin. Many of them ended up in worse shape than the combatants in the ring.

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LeBron James among Cavs players who dined at Carnevor last night

Published Nov. 29, 2016

For the ninth year running, Carnevor was the restaurant of choice for 10-12 players from the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, who are in town for their showdown tonight against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center. Among them was superstar Lebron James.

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Brewers' future takes a final swing during Arizona Fall League

Published Nov. 24, 2016

The 2016 season marks the 25th for the AFL, long considered baseball's finishing school. The Brewers sent a seven-player contingent, and even though each of these players is still a couple years away from The Show, it shouldn't shake fans' enthusiasm for the future.

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Marquette to construct seasonal dome over part of Valley Fields facility

Published Oct. 28, 2016

Marquette University plans to construct a seasonal dome over a portion of its Valley Fields facility, enclosing the synthetic turf field adjacent to the stadium. It will provide practice and training facilities for intercollegiate athletes as well as club and intramural participants, and is expected to be completed in January 2017.

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Wisconsin's Pryor engagement

Published Oct. 11, 2016

On May 16, 1990, it was announced that Aaron Pryor - who was legally blind in one eye - was coming to Madison to box, thereby thrusting Wisconsin into the sport's spotlight for the first time in 40 years. But the attention was hardly flattering.

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Adversity-filled "Speed Sisters" story makes for a great Sportsball! film

Published Sept. 29, 2016

"Speed Sisters," one of the films in the Milwaukee Film Festival's new Sportsball! series, knows great sports movies are about more than just competition. This one tells of the first all-female race car team in the Middle East, focusing on the people, their lives, adversity and triumph.

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Civil rights advocate says don't blame Kaepernick

Published Aug. 30, 2016

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a stand on a pre-season game this past Friday by staying seated during the National Anthem. Kaepernick was not making this about him because it is not about him; it's much larger, writes Madison365.

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A sport-by-sport TV viewing guide to the Rio Olympics

Published Aug. 8, 2016

After weeks of lead-up, the torch has finally been lit and the games are underway. But when is the gymnastics team on? And when can I catch some table tennis matches? Organized sport by sport, here's when you can catch everything on TV.