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Articles tagged with 'sports'


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.


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.


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.


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.


A very important update on Aaron Rodgers' dog, Frankie

Published June 27, 2016

And now, a very important update concerning the newest member of the Aaron Rodgers-Olivia Munn family, Frankie - not to be confused with Chance, the couple's other dog, who is also very good at Instagram.


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.


Weekend sports recap: Here's what you missed

Published June 13, 2016

Not sure what to talk about at the office water cooler? Here's the weekend recap, with everything you need to know that happened on the field and in the news, so you can sound cool and informed about all the sports.


Vietnam couldn't divide West Allis boxer and Ali

Published June 7, 2016

West Allis native Don Lutz was a professional boxer in Miami Beach, where he trained with numerous world champions, including Muhammad Ali. And even though they responded to being drafted to the Vietnam War differently, the two couldn't be divided.


Inside the Derby: 9 questions for Randy Prasse of Churchill Downs

Published May 7, 2016

Before the big race takes off tonight, we had a quick chat with Churchill Downs senior director of operators Randy Prasse about taking on one of the biggest events in the sports world, his past work experiences in Milwaukee and why he's jealous his boss has poop on his desk.