The magic of the weekday day game
The sounds are a little different inside Miller Park during a weekday day game. It's not that it's much quieter or more empty than a night game, although it's pretty easy to tell the difference. Even though the parking lots today were jam-packed, there are lots and lots of kids here. And adults who probably should be at work.
Badgers, Brett, bikinis fill bits and pieces of Wisconsin sports world
Odds against Wisconsin being national NCAA hoops champion are pretty strong according to a Las Vegas sports book. And the Packers pro shop has some exciting and unusual new offerings this year for Green Bay fans.
Lots of Packers ignored on the latest all-time best NFL players list
The list of the 50 best players of all time in the national Football League includes only three Green Bay Packers. There are a number of Packers who should be on the list, and some people on the list who should come off.
Washington Park courts get a "reFRESH"
Kenny "The Jet" Smith will help make a donation to the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals on behalf of Coors Light, to reFRESH the community basketball court at Washington Park in Milwaukee.
Lopsided loss to Mets raises questions about whether Brewers tossed in the towel
The Brewers lost to the Mets on Saturday and Matt Garza gave up 10 runs in just over three innings. The fact that he wasn't pulled and that all the staters sat down, raises the question of whether the Brewers gave up.
Adventure Rock breaks ground on East Side site next week
Adventure Rock will host a groundbreaking next Wednesday for its new East Side location on the corner of Commerce and North.
6 Wisconsin athletes who are smarter than you are
Yesterday, Packers fans were delighted to watch Aaron Rodgers dominate on "Celebrity Jeopardy." Indeed, it feels nice to have a smart guy calling signals under center (in your face, Jay Cutler). But Wisconsin sports have been full of intelligent players through the years. Here are six.
Rodgers' win on "Jeopardy!" scores for the MACC Fund
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers became a "Jeopardy!" champion today on a special celebrity episode.
WGS announces Milwaukee Futsal League schedule
The first locations for the Wisconsin Futsal League Northern Conference have been selected by the Wisconsin Sports Group. University School of Milwaukee, in River Hills, will be the initial location, but other sites are expected to be announced soon.
Name of the Game to sell new Bucks merch
New Bucks merchandise will be available at official Bucks Pro Shop locations at Bayshore Town Center, Southridge Mall and Mayfair Mall beginning next week.
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 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.