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Milwaukee Bucks' All-MECCA Team picks

Published July 12, 2017

From 1968 to '88, the MECCA hosted some of the best basketball Milwaukee's ever seen - the 1971 NBA Championship, seven straight division titles in the '80s. This season, the team will play a game back at the old venue, which got us wondering: Who were the best Bucks to ever play there?

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Basketball pilgrimage: Bucks will play a game at the MECCA this season

Published June 10, 2017

In celebration of the franchise's 50th anniversary, the Bucks announced Saturday at their third annual Summer Block Party that they will play a game at the MECCA - now called the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena - during the 2017-18 regular season. It will be a very special night.

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Bucks Summer Block Party, June 10

Published June 9, 2017

The Milwaukee Bucks are honoring the franchise's 50th anniversary this year, and they'll tip off the celebrations at their third annual Bucks Summer Block Party on Saturday, June 10 in Schlitz Park.

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"The Bachelorette" Rose Rundown: Dogs, dunks and DeMario's deception

Published May 30, 2017

I assumed this season of "The Bachelorette" would be better than Nick's "Bachelor" run because, well, nowhere to go but up! Even just two episodes in, though, Rachel's season is demolishing last season like everybody demolished Lee in basketball.

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Hangin' with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Published Aug. 7, 2016

Hello, Shelia Stubbs. We would like you to meet the author, filmmaker, activist, columnist, global icon and six-time NBC champion that changed the game of professional basketball. That's what happened last month, Madison365 reports.

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Favre ceremony is a testament to fan forgiveness

Published July 20, 2015

Brett Favre will be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame Saturday. The retired quarterback joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Paul Molitor as players who left Wisconsin under difficult circumstances but later were honored for their contributions.

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Abdul-Jabbar shows fierce support for embattled white NAACP official

Published June 15, 2015

The woman who has lived as a black person for years and is the president of the Spokane NAACP has resigned her job after here parents outed her as being white. Former Milwaukee Bucks center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as written a fascinating column for Time Magazine on the issue.

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7 candidates for who the Bucks could honor next

Published March 10, 2015

Now that Bob Dandridge's jersey has been retired, attention moves to who should be next to climb into the ring of honor. There are lots of candidates, including some unusual ones.

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Bucks to retire Dandridge's number, a move Kareem calls a "no brainer"

Published Feb. 11, 2015

The Milwaukee Bucks plan to retire forward Bob Dandridge's No. 10 in a ceremony on March 7 when the Bucks take on the Washington Wizards, a move that the 67-year-old told OnMilwaukee.com that he's long thought about, and one former teammate, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, said was a "no brainer."

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2014 picks: Jim Owczarski

Published Dec. 17, 2014

Wow. Another year is coming to a close, and 2014 was a fun one. Sports editor Jim Owczarski takes you through his favorites from the past year, including Andre 3000 making Brewers reliever Will Smith very uncomfortable, Jabari Parker's whirlwind first day in Milwaukee and the author's top stories of the year.

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Pearl Jam connects with Packers, Bucks

Published Oct. 21, 2014

Pearl Jam returned to Milwaukee after nearly two decades, and it made connections to the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Bucks, dedicating songs to Aaron Rodgers and Bobby Dandridge and sporting jerseys. Members of the current Packers were in attendance, too, and Matt Flynn got the experience of a lifetime.