In this installment of Milwaukee Talks, OnMilwaukee.com caught up with former Green Bay Packers linebacker George Koonce. He discussed his current work at Marquette University and his new role in helping NFL players transition into the real world after football.
Amanda Braun will be the new athletic director for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Braun, Executive Senior Associate Director of Athletics at Northeastern University in Boston, is a Wisconsin native who previously served in athletic administration positions at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
The 2012-13 regular season did not go as planned for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers as injury and ineffectiveness contributed to a losing season. But, the team has found some consistency the last two weeks and finished the last six games 3-3. Now, the Panthers are looking for an upset in the Horizon League Tournament.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will induct five former student-athletes into the Bud K. Haidet Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday. Nick Gretz, Antou Jallow, Josha (Krueger) Kruvand, Jerry Stern and Maria Viall will be officially welcomed to the Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Milwaukee Athletic Club. The event begins at 10 a.m., prior to the UWM men's basketball game that evening against Wright State.
As combative sports continue to assert themselves as a mainstay in popular culture, more and more disciplines are being taught within America’s educational systems.Emphasizing self-control, clearer and faster thinking, confidence, determination, and serenity, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has becom...