Bauman's "One Percent Solution" for arena heads to committee Monday
A resolution calling on the state legislature to enact a one percent sales tax in Milwaukee County to fund a new NBA arena Downtown - as well as other recreational, cultural and transit needs - will get a committee hearing on Monday, sponsor Ald. Robert Bauman said.
Lincoln Park tennis courts being converted for futsal
The Milwaukee County Parks in conjunction with the Wisconsin Sports Group (WSG) have announced a strategic partnership to renovate the Lincoln Park tennis courts into futsal courts this spring.
Thornburg healthy, ready for big year
Tyler Thornburg has been pitching for the Milwaukee Brewers since 2012, but last year was to be his first as a full-time reliever. He started well, but was then lost for the year with an elbow injury. He is back and healthy at the start of 2015 and hopes to prove, again, that he belongs in the majors.
Black, white, baseball and Chris Rock
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."
Davis felt good as season got underway
Some many call him a question mark in the Milwaukee Brewers lineup, but Khris Davis was feeling confident about himself and the team as the 2015 campaign got underway.
Can you believe this sh*t: Bears vs Packers on Thanksgiving night
Thanksgiving. The day we are all so thankful for our family, friends, turkey and ... what could be the best game ever played on Thanksgiving night.
Bucks announce Game 2 viewing party, pep rallies
The Milwaukee Bucks announced a viewing party for tonight's Bucks-Bulls Game 2 spat, as well as two official pep rallies for when the series shifts north to the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Bucks strap it on Saturday for surprising playoff berth against Bulls
Nobody expected the Milwaukee Bucks to be in the playoffs this year, but they surprised the world by being the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks open the playoffs against the Chicago Bulls Saturday night.
Packers sign former UW-Whitewater standout QB Blanchard
The Packers have inked a deal with Matt Blanchard, who was undefeated as a quarterback at UW-Whitewater and showed a talent for accurate passing.
Can you believe this sh*t? Miller Park roof edition
The days we get to feel the warm spring sun on our faces and rid ourselves of winter's wrath should be embraced. Lived the fullest. We should be able to do that at our own Miller Park.
Bucks assemble a vibrant business team
Under new ownership, the Milwaukee Bucks made significant strides by building a young pool of talent on the court this season. However, the organization also has quickly assembled an impressive pool of young talent off the court in the front office.
Best case for Braun as he should return soon
Ryan Braun was pulled early from the Milwaukee Brewers' 10-0 Opening Day loss with a strain in his right side, but the former MVP got some good news Tuesday in that he did not suffer any major damage in his rib cage area.
Taking a swing at the new Miller Park food: Day 1
Opening Day finally arrived this afternoon, much to the jubilation of baseball-starved fans. And for those at Miller Park with a more conventional hunger to satisfy, the Brewers' stomping grounds added plenty of new offerings to their culinary lineup this year. As OnMilwaukee.com's resident culinary crash dummy, I took it upon myself to sample the new foods. Here is part one of my findings.
Brewers share spotlight with Badgers
Looking out in the Miller Park parking lots, and then the stands, it's clear that the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team is on the mind of many even as the Milwaukee Brewers season gets underway.
Fresh start, clean slate
Something weird happened to me around the beginning August last year: I started wanting the Brewers season to be over.
7 recent ex-Brewers pitchers I miss
Here are seven recent Brewers pitchers that I would love to get back. Even if these weren't necessarily the best players, they each brought something special to the crew.
Sports and music truly play it forward
While I do my best to live my life with faith, family and friends in first place I think I've "discovered" the two "things" that truly bind us all. Sports and music.
The new Bucks logo is better, but is it good?
Basketball is a game that involves quick moves, clever tactics, and constant energy, but there is nothing dynamic about this logo. The whole thing is mirrored from right to left. There is nothing interesting about that. I want this deer to be doing something. Not running or fighting or playing basketball, but something as simple as turning its head would tell me it's a three-dimensional living, breathing, exciting team.
Bucks unveil new colors, new logo
The Milwaukee Bucks unveiled their new colors and a logo on April 1 during halftime of the game against the Chicago Bulls at the BMO Harris Bradley Center with the introduction of a more dynamic "M" for Milwaukee.
Golf season now open in Milwaukee County
It must be spring! The Milwaukee County golf courses are now open, and the annual "group tee off" at Currie Park Golf Course with parks director John Dargle, Jr. commemorates the day as he tees off at 11 a.m.
A throwback throw up
The jersey-maker Mitchell & Ness released a sales graphic that shows that the most popular throwback jersey in the state of Wisconsin is Kobe Bryant's No. 8. Really? No Packers?! No Bucks or Brewers? And, to make matters worse, the only Packers jersey in the country is being purchased in Kansas, of all places. So much for having great sports fans.
Win a trip to the NFL Draft
A new sweepstakes will award a grand prize including a $10,000 Edvest college savings account and a trip for four to Chicago to announce the Packers' fourth round 2015 NFL Draft pick from the team's table at the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University.
6 things I'm looking for at Spring Training
Every year - since 1998 - I've made the trip to Arizona to watch the Brewers get ready for a long, long season of baseball. It's my favorite work/fun trip (edging out even Las Vegas) that I get to take, but with all the fun and sun in the desert, it's surprisingly easy to forget to pay attention to the baseball on the field.
Inside J.J. Watt's Summit cabin
University of Wisconsin alumnus and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt said he was going to spend his offseason working out in nature and living and training in a Wisconsin cabin. Thanks to Redfin, we get a look inside the four-bedroom home, located in Summit, built in 1997.
Two Panthers earn all-conference honors
Following a season in which the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was ineligible for postseason play, the Horizon League recognized two players off the Panthers squad for helping lead the team to a winning record in the conference. Senior guard Steve McWhorter and junior forward Matt Tiby were named Second Team All-Horizon League.