Brewers announce arctic tailgate, bobblehead dates
The Milwaukee Brewers announced the team's promotional schedule for the 2013 season and set the date for this year's Arctic Tailgate party. The Arctic Tailgate marks the beginning of individual ticket sales at Miller Park. Individual game tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. that day.
Wisconsin likes voting on things, so vote for a Brewers superfan
Alright, Wisconsinites and Milwaukee Brewers fans, time to vote. Again. You know you like it. And you can be successful doing it - see Driver, Donald. So get Grafton's Pete Gourlie into MLB's Fan Cave.
Bucks, Potawatomi Bingo Casino team up for viewing parties
The Milwaukee Bucks and Potawatomi Bingo Casino invite fans to come cheer on their hometown team at Potawatomi's Fire Pit Sports Bar & Grill. The Bucks entertainment team, including members of Energee! and mascot Bango, will be on hand for five parties.
I'm a young curmudgeon
It's nearly February, and I'm ready for 2014. This year in sports has already been a disaster.
Brewers unveil new jerseys
Brewers unveiled two new jerseys for fans over the weekend - the winning YOUniform design and an alternate gold jersey.
As Notre Dame hoax unfolds, Milwaukee's scam athlete pleads guilty
False internet identities are in the news again, this time surrounding Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o. This week Milwaukee's own internet hoaxer Montaous Walton plead guilty to theft by false representation after using his fictional internet persona to get legitimate baseball agents to give him money.
Logan inducted into Brewers Walk of Fame
Former Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johnny Logan will be honored this summer as the newest member of the Miller Park Walk of Fame after receiving 72 percent of the vote. He is the first inductee since 2010.
Wisconsin PGA Junior comes to Milwaukee County
After 22 years in Madison, the Wisconsin PGA will move its Junior Championship to Milwaukee County in 2013. The PGA Junior Championship Tournament will be held on June 25-26 at Brown Deer Golf Course and Dretzka Park Golf Course.
A 5-year-old has six questions for a monster truck driver
This weekend, the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam rolls into town for three races at the BMO Bradley Center. My 5-year-old is a big fan so I let him come up with the questions for Randy Brown, the driver of the legendary Grave Digger.
Vote on fan designed Brewers spring training uniforms
Brewers fans were invited to submit their ideas for an alternate Brewers on-field uniform, and the contest resulted in an overwhelming number of fan entries. After receiving nearly 700 submissions for the "Design a YOUniform" contest, the Brewers announced the three finalists - including one from Madison - as selected by a panel of judges. A fan vote to help determine the winner.
Brandon Jennings earns Player of the Week honors in NBA
The National Basketball Association announced that Bucks guard Brandon Jennings has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Jan. 7-13. The award is the third of Jennings' career and second this season
49ers had best quarterback on the field in playoff win over Packers
If asked to picked one quarterback to win one game, Green Bay Packers MVP Aaron Rodgers would gain his fair share of votes. But on Saturday night, San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick was the better player in a 45-31 playoff victory.
Surfing has invaded our life in and out of the sea, it's our new addiction and I hope if you have the opportunity, you'll give it a try too. And even if you can't get in the water, try to surf your way through life.
Packers' Jennings is reminder of why concussion care is vital
Caring for an athlete's concussion is more important than ever. Take the Packers' Greg Jennings, for example. In this blog, Dr. Therese Miller explains how she'd treat Jennings, both immediately after his concussion and down the road, to get him back in action as soon as possible.
Chinooks release schedule and ticket information
The Lakeshore Chinooks have released the 2013 schedule of games this summer at Kapco Park in Mequon. The Chinooks first home game is May 30 against the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters.
Bernacchi signs prints of Packers' "halftime" photo today
In 1983 photographer David Bernacchi stumbled upon a classic Lambeau scene. The resulting photo has lived on, gracing the walls of some of the more hallowed drinking establishments of our fair city and even in Australia and France. To commemorate that hallowed moment, Bernacchi will sign and offer up prints of "Halftime," today, Jan. 8, at O'Lydia's Bar and Grill, 338 S. 1st. St. until 5 p.m.
Brewers offering special prizes for season ticket purchases
The Milwaukee Brewers announced details of its "Fan-Tastic Forty" promotion that will award prizes to fans who purchase Season Seat packages for the 2013 season. All fans purchasing or renewing ticket packages of 20 games or more will have an opportunity to win a variety of unique prizes and experiences spread out over 40 days.
Who dat feeling sports pride?
I never wear clothing with sports logos. Ever. Well, until this week, in New Orleans, I wore a "Geaux Saints" T-shirt, and you know what? I learned a lot about fandom.
Remembering Bob Tai
Bob Tai, a longtime fixture at Milwaukee Bucks games, passed away last week. Tai had photographed the Bucks since the team arrived in Milwaukee.
Milt Rickun: An old-school fight referee
Compared to some of the high-profile, self-promoting boxing referees who came after him, Milt Rickun was a shrinking violet. Rickun, who died Dec. 7 at age 85, was properly inconspicuous between the ropes. He didn't preen or showboat, and let his professionalism speak for itself.
Wave announces 2013 Hall of Fame class
The Milwaukee Wave announced its 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees on Tuesday. Former players Jimmy Banks and Ricky Mobley along with Wave fan and Dawn Urban will be inducted on Jan. 12 during the Wave's game against Baltimore.
Packers fans + Style Network = Reality TV show?
Producers from Style Network were in Green Bay last week auditioning Green Bay Packers fans for a new reality show that will focus on Packers fans and their, well, fandom.
Silversun Pickups hit Bucks game before Big Snow Show Saturday
Silversun Pickups got to town a bit early and hit the Bucks vs. Bobcats game Friday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Taking aim: Robin Yount shoots Dale Sveum in ear
Dale Sveum and Robin Yount are good friends and have been since their playing days with the Milwaukee Brewers. So what do good friends do? Shoot each other, apparently.
Marquette to honor Majerus
The Marquette University men's basketball team will honor former assistant and head coach Rick Majerus by wearing a special patch on the squad's uniforms the remainder of the 2012-13 campaign.