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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

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126. Wave faces a tough New York road trip
The Milwaukee Wave looks to continue its winning ways on the road this weekend, but two games in three days is always a tough go.
127. King to be inducted into Hall of Fame
The Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association (WYSA) will induct Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club (MKSC) coach and club clinician Michael King into its Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at Lambeau Field on March 8.
128. A funny thing happened on the way to Super Bowl XIII
With the Super Bowl approaching kickoff, I was reminded of a CNN story from the other night about the increased demand for escorts and women of the night during the big weekend. The story reminded me of Super Bowl XIII in Miami in 1979, which I covered.
129. Milwaukee Hamilton's Kevon Looney named to All American team
Alexander Hamilton's Kevon Looney was named to McDonald's All-American team, becoming just the second basketball player from the Milwaukee Public Schools to ever be selected.
130. Antetokounmpo named to NBA Rising Stars game
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been selected to participate in the 2014 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge as part of the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend.
131. Brewers sign Matt Garza
The Milwaukee Brewers inked free agent starter Matt Garza to a 4-year contract, a move that was announced on Sunday at Brewers On Deck.
132. Goalkeeper depth lifts Wave
The Milwaukee Wave hosts the St. Louis Ambush on Saturday evening at U.S. Cellular Arena, a match that will also feature the annual contest between mascots. The Wave is 9-2 and is relying on goalkeeper depth and a rookie surprise to keep winning.
133. Milwaukee Bike Polo makes GQ
Former Milwaukeeans Brian Dillman and Eric Kremin were featured in GQ this month for their tenacity in the sport of bike polo. In 2010, with the help of their original teammate Joe Burge, the team took the World Championships. In 2012 they took the North American Championship, and in 2013, after a move to San Francisco and the acquisition of new teammate Joey Halverson, they took both.
134. Hank Aaron tweets? Yes, he does
Hank Aaron has only tweeted eight times, but he made news with his last one by sending a message to Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.
135. Uecker to get another statue
The Milwaukee Brewers announced plans for a new Bob Uecker statue at Miller Park. Unlike the statues that surround Miller Park's Home Plate Plaza, this statue will be in the last row--yes, the last row of the Terrace Level at Miller Park.
136. Advance Opening Day ticket opportunity announced
The Milwaukee Brewers announced specifics of an Opening Day Ticket Opportunity that will allow fans the chance to purchase tickets to Opening Day and weekend games at Miller Park prior to the sale of individual tickets.
137. What the Packers logo would look like if it were a hipster
One of my favorite internet inventions are repurposed, or reimagined sports team logos. Some are humorous, some are ugly, and some are better than the current one. This time, the talented David Rappoccio wondered "what if NFL logo's were hipsters?" And the best rendition is, by far, that of your Green Bay Packers.
138. Brewers 2014 ticket plans on sale
The countdown to Opening Day is on - with 82 days to go - and fans can secure a seat to the season opener on March 31 vs. the Atlanta Braves as Brewers 10-packs are now on sale.
139. Free parking available for Admirals game
For the first time ever there will be free parking at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Parking Structure and surface lot for the Milwaukee Admirals game tonight at 7 p.m. In addition, there will be free hot chocolate and coffee for all fans and the ticket windows in the inner lobby at the Potawatomi Gate.
140. Fans, players at risk in cold weather
While the temperature and wind chill at Lambeau Field on Sunday aren't record-setting, they can still be dangerous for players and fans.
141. Packers ticket issues could've been avoided
The dominant storyline for much of the week leading into this afternoon's NFC Wildcard game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers wasn't centered around X's or O's - it was the fact that the famed fans of the green and gold weren't going to sell out Lambeau Field. That could've been avoided if the fans would've just bought the tickets.
142. Maybe I am a fair-weather Packers fan
Maybe I'm not fair-weather, I'm just realistic. I'll root as hard as anyone. I'm just not willing to pour my emotions into a team that isn't doing the same.
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143. Rodgers to return Sunday
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was cleared to play Sunday against the Chicago Bears, marking his return to the field after suffering a broken collarbone against the Bears back on Nov. 4. If the Packers win Sunday, they win the NFC North and advance to the playoffs.
144. Wave closes out the year with two home contests
The Milwaukee Wave, road warriors for the start of the season, will host a pair of home games to close out 2013, beginning with a match against St. Louis on Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. Syracuse then visits the U.S. Cellular Arena to ring in the new year with a match on Dec. 31 at 2 p.m.
145. Kohl officially seeks to broaden Bucks ownership group
Over the last year, Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl has said that he would welcome additional investors (or a new owner altogether) to help keep the team in Milwaukee. Now those efforts have been accelerated by bringing in New York-based Allen & Company to advise him.
146. Milwaukee Baseball Academy opens
The Milwaukee Baseball Academy just opened its doors for baseball and softball players in and around Milwaukee. Open to players ages 4 through 18, the academy offers year-round instruction in both sports.
147. Hart's departure signals end of an era
While Corey Hart isn't truly the last piece that remains of the most successful stretch of Brewers baseball since the early 1980s, his departure does feel like it marks the end of one era of homegrown talent that from 2005 through 2013 went 739-719 with one division championship, two playoff appearances and one trip to the National League Championship.
148. Jennings' return a dud
Brandon Jennings returned to Milwaukee for the first time since being traded to the Detroit Pistons. It was an anticlimactic experience for all involved.
149. Questions remain about Braun's PED use
During Ryan Braun's news conference, he talked about how he wasn't going to get into specifics about what had happened and that he was only focused on moving forward. The problem with that answer to questions from reporters is that it makes Braun continue to look like he's a liar.
150. Bucks hit new court for first time in regular season
The Milwaukee Bucks' Robert Indiana-inspired court will make its regular season debut tomorrow night when the Bucks take on the Washington Wizards at 7 p.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.