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Sports - Sept. 24, 2017
The rambling, non-recap Packers game review: Week 3 vs. Bengals
What a game. What an ending! What a magical clutch performance by Aaron Rodgers! What troublingly familiar and still-unresolved problems on display yet again - and against an inferior opponent and at home! But we've got a (short) week to focus on those problems. The Packers beat the Bengals!
Living - Sept. 22, 2017
This is my favorite view of Lake Michigan; what's yours?
The lake doesn't take a bad picture; every view is great and every shot is pretty and memorable. Surely, you've got your go-to favorite spot for a Lake Michigan photo. For me, it's the Texas Rock overlook in Bay View, which beholds Downtown and the lake from the northwest. What's yours?
Sports - Sept. 21, 2017
Waived goodbye: Bucks part ways with former Badgers star Bronson Koenig
For now, the hopes of Wisconsin native and former Badgers standout Bronson Koenig to play professional basketball for his home-state team are over. The Milwaukee Bucks requested waivers on Koenig on Thursday, making the undrafted rookie a free agent.
Sports - Sept. 21, 2017
Lake Michigan sports guide
Take a walk - or a jog - along Milwaukee's lakefront in warm weather and you're likely to see a range of recreation, including water sports actually on Lake Michigan and terrestrial outdoor activities that just utilize the scenic, spacious shoreline. Here's a local lake sports guide.
Sports - Sept. 20, 2017
FOX Sports Wisconsin announces Bucks TV schedule; Novak joins broadcast team
FOX Sports Wisconsin will broadcast 78 regular-season Bucks games in 2017-18, the team announced on Wednesday. Former Milwaukee All-Star Vin Baker will step up as the primary "Bucks Live" analyst, while recently retired hometown hero Steve Novak has been added as a "Bucks Live" contributor.
Living - Sept. 20, 2017
Our dear Lake Michigan is the deadliest of the Great Lakes
We're lucky to live on the scenic shores of Lake Michigan, soaked with all the picturesque beauty and recreation opportunities we could want. But our beloved body of water has a dark, dangerous secret: It's the deadliest of the Great Lakes, and it's not even close.
Sports - Sept. 19, 2017
Bucks sign veteran wing Brandon Rush to training camp contract
The Bucks signed free-agent guard/forward Brandon Rush to a training camp contract Tuesday. By adding the veteran outside shooter, Milwaukee intensifies the competition at its wing positions and could potentially have to make another roster move if Rush impresses in preseason.
Sports - Sept. 19, 2017
Check out Packers' new Titletown park, which is now open for activities
The Green Bay Packers' Titletown's park opened for activities on Friday, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and public event introducing community members and visitors to the variety of activities available each day at Titletown.
Sports - Sept. 18, 2017
Jet lands back in Milwaukee: Bucks re-sign Jason Terry to one-year deal
The Bucks confirmed the previously reported news that delighted many fans over the weekend, officially announcing they had re-signed fan-favorite free agent Jason Terry for the 2017-18 season. Per The Vertical, Terry's guaranteed contract is for one year and $2.3 million.
Sports - Sept. 18, 2017
PODCAST: Packers panic and Brewers buzz, with Andy Tarnoff
Jimmy Carlton, Matt Mueller and OnMilwaukee publisher Andy Tarnoff discuss the devastation from last night's prime-time Packers pounding, how much fun it was to watch Mike McCarthy swear on the sidelines, how little fun it was to watch his offense and more. Then they talk Brewers (playoff?!) baseball.
Sports - Sept. 18, 2017
The rambling, non-recap Packers game review: Week 2 vs. Falcons
The injuries, the referees, the stadium, etc. All of that obscures the reality of the real story: the Packers aren't as good as the Falcons. Sunday night's 34-23 prime-time defeat - a rematch of last year's NFC Championship Game that looked like a replay of it - was a reminder of that fact.
Sports - Sept. 16, 2017
Record-setting QB Alex Hornibrook was nearly perfect in Badgers' rout of BYU
Alex Hornibrook, maligned after a mediocre passing performance last week, gave playing quarterback another shot Saturday against BYU. And Wisconsin is glad he did, as Hornibrook threw for 256 yards and four touchdowns and set the program's all-time completion record in the Badgers' 40-6 win.
Sports - Sept. 15, 2017
Brewers name Lewis Brinson, Corbin Burnes minor leaguers of the year
The Milwaukee Brewers on Friday announced some news about players they hope will feature prominently into their baseball future. The organization named outfielder Lewis Brinson and right-hander Corbin Burnes its 2017 minor-league player and pitcher of the year, respectively.
Sports - Sept. 15, 2017
Peter Feigin's personal loss led him, Bucks to make huge Heart Walk effort
In 2014, Bucks President Peter Feigin lost his father to congestive heart failure. Now, he's the chair of the 2017 Greater Milwaukee Heart & Stroke Walk/5K Run, which is Sunday at Veterans Park, and Feigin and the Bucks are the event's top fundraisers.
Sports - Sept. 14, 2017
See the 12-year evolution of handsome Aaron Rodgers in new morphing GIF
If just about all female Packers fan in Wisconsin are any indication: people like how Aaron Rodgers looks. And a new animation, created by the designers at sportsbetting.ag, shows how Rodgers' appearance has changed from dorky rookie to handsome veteran, via a morphing GIF.
Milwaukee History - Sept. 14, 2017
Celebrate Oktoberfest at North Point Lighthouse with John Gurda, history & beer
We call it Brew City for a reason. Next Thursday, join Milwaukee's foremost historian and author, John Gurda, for a fun and informative talk on the beverage that made our town famous: beer. Celebrate Oktoberfest with Gurda at the North Point Lighthouse on Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. for Milwaukee on Tap.
Sports - Sept. 12, 2017
Brewers announce 2018 schedule, with home opener April 2 vs. Cardinals
The Brewers on Tuesday announced their 2018 regular-season schedule, which begins March 29 at San Diego. It will be the first time they've started the season on the road since 2011. Milwaukee's home opener next year is set for April 2 against the Cardinals.
Sports - Sept. 11, 2017
5 things to watch during the Brewers' push for the playoffs
"You can't predict baseball" is an old truism that conveys the variable, seemingly random nature of the game, and its veracity was evident this weekend during Milwaukee's surprising series sweep down in Chicago. As the upstart Brewers push for the playoffs, here are five things to watch.
Sports - Sept. 10, 2017
The rambling, non-recap Packers game review: Week 1 vs. Seahawks
Maybe it was all a long con by Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers, part of Green Bay's grand plan for its season opener against Seattle. Perhaps the Packers' poor, stagnant first-half performance was just a setup for their creative and productive second half. Here's the rambling review from Week 1.
Sports - Sept. 10, 2017
Meet the 2017 Green Bay Packers
The Packers' 2017 season kicks off Sunday as Lambeau Field hosts the Seattle Seahawks in a big Week 1 matchup. Here is a look at Green Bay's starters on offense, defense and special teams, along with some key stats, fun facts and how to connect with them.
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