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Jimmy Carlton

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Born in Milwaukee but a product of Shorewood High School (go ‘Hounds!) and Northwestern University (go ‘Cats!), Jimmy never knew the schoolboy bliss of cheering for a winning football, basketball or baseball team. So he ditched being a fan in order to cover sports professionally - occasionally objectively, always passionately. He's lived in Chicago, New York and Dallas, but now resides again in his beloved Brew City and is an ardent attacker of the notorious Milwaukee Inferiority Complex.

After interning at print publications like Birds and Blooms (official motto: "America's #1 backyard birding and gardening magazine!"), Sports Illustrated (unofficial motto: "Subscribe and save up to 90% off the cover price!") and The Dallas Morning News (a newspaper!), Jimmy worked for web outlets like, where he was a Packers beat reporter, and FOX Sports Wisconsin, where he managed digital content. He's a proponent and frequent user of em dashes, parenthetical asides, descriptive appositives and, really, anything that makes his sentences longer and more needlessly complex.

Jimmy appreciates references to late '90s Brewers and Bucks players and is the curator of the unofficial John Jaha Hall of Fame. He also enjoys running, biking and soccer, but isn't too annoying about them. He writes about sports - both mainstream and unconventional - and non-sports, including history, music, food, art and even golf (just kidding!), and welcomes reader suggestions for off-the-beaten-path story ideas.

Recent Articles
 Sports - April 22, 2017
 Bucks lose, 87-76, to Raptors in ugly affair that evens playoff series
 Two days after the Bucks blew out the Raptors in Game 3, Toronto came out on Saturday to ugly up the affair for Game 4. Milwaukee, playing sloppy and looking disjointed all afternoon, was more than happy to oblige the strategy, falling 87-76 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
 Sports - April 21, 2017
 3 somethings from the Bucks' 104-77 Game 3 win over Toronto
 On Thursday night, the Bucks won a big game by a lot of points, looked really good doing it and are now in the driver's seat against the Raptors. Here are three somethings I took away from Milwaukee's Game 3 blowout.
 Sports - April 20, 2017
 Bucks eviscerate Raptors to take 2-1 series lead in front of raucous home crowd
 Officially, the Bucks' evisceration of the Raptors in Game 3 of their first-round NBA Playoffs series on Thursday night began with the score tied at 0-0. It only seemed like Milwaukee started out with the 30-point lead it held almost the whole way in a 104-77 win at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
 Sports - April 20, 2017
 Game 3, Bucks vs. Raptors: Everything you need to know
 After splitting Games 1 and 2 of their first-round NBA Playoffs series in Toronto, the sixth-seeded Bucks return to Milwaukee tonight to host the third-seeded Raptors. Here's everything you need to know about Game 3 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
 Sports - April 19, 2017
 LISTEN: Who's gonna win it? The Bucks, the Bucks (also the Brewers)
 In Episode 25 of OnMilwaukee's podcast, The Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller are talking all things playoff Bucks. Also, Summerfest, 414 Day and the Brewers' surprising success.
 Sports - April 19, 2017
 Game 2 was highest-rated Bucks game ever on FOX Sports Wisconsin
 Game 2 of the first-round NBA Playoffs series between sixth-seeded Milwaukee and third-seeded Toronto was the highest-rated Bucks game ever on FOX Sports Wisconsin, the network announced on Wednesday, producing a 7.80 rating.
 Sports - April 18, 2017
 New Bucks arena will host NCAA Tournament games in 2022
 The NCAA announced today that the Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center, Milwaukee's new state-of-the-art Downtown arena slated to open in the fall of 2018, has been tabbed to host NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games in 2022.
 Festival Guide - April 18, 2017
 Here is your Summerfest 50 BMO Harris Pavilion headliner schedule
 Summerfest announced its grounds stage headliners last week. Today, it continued its highly anticipated, stage-by-stage unveiling, revealing the BMO Harris Pavilion with Miller Lite lineup for the festival's 50th celebration.
 Bars & Clubs - April 17, 2017
 Third Space Brewing launches Growler-Sausage Drive-Thru this weekend
 This weekend, for the Brewers' series against the Cardinals at Miller Park, Third Space Brewing is helping fans tailgate with a very special and authentically Milwaukee experience: "The World's First Growler-Sausage Drive-Thru." Beer, brats, baseball.
 Bars & Clubs - April 13, 2017
 You'll want to drink here: 20 photos of the new Pabst Milwaukee Brewery
 With a small-batch craft brewery, gastropub-style restaurant and outdoor beer garden, which effectively blend its historic and contemporary elements, the new Pabst Milwaukee Brewery appeals to both the wistful reminiscents and move-Milwaukee-forward types. Here's a look inside.

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