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126. This Milwaukee chicken ran at midnight
This story isn't new, but I just heard about it. And it actually never mentions a "Milwaukee" chicken - but the chicken in question just happens to be Milwaukee native and current Milwaukee Brewers skipper, Craig Counsell.
127. Novak back: Bucks re-sign hometown hero to round out roster
The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed free agent forward Steve Novak, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in accordance with team policy.
128. Cousins Subs and Green Bay Packers announce partnership, sweepstakes
Wisconsin's own Cousins Subs has entered into a three-year partnership with the Green Bay Packers, uniting two of the state's legacy brands to offer fans the ultimate green and gold experience.
129. Admirals release 2016-17 schedule; UWM Panther Arena home opener Oct. 29
The Admirals will kick off the 2016-17 season on the road against the San Antonio Rampage on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. The Ads will open the home portion of their schedule Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. against the Iowa Wild at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
130. Brewers' 13th annual "Evening with Hank Aaron" set for Sept. 24
The 13th annual "Evening with Hank Aaron" will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Miller Park. This year's program will feature an exclusive pregame reception from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. in the Aaron/Yount Rooms on Miller Park's Terrace Level.
131. Drew Olson jumps to Big 920
My friend Drew Olson has a new work address. The veteran Milwaukee sports journalist / broadcaster - and former senior editor - ended an 11-year run as a talk-show host at ESPN Milwaukee (540 AM) last week and will begin a new chapter with The Big 920 (WOKY) on Monday.
132. Bucks hire Craig Robinson as VP of player and organizational development
The Bucks today announced Craig Robinson as the organization's new Vice President of Player and Organizational Development. Robinson brings a wealth of experience in business and basketball to the Bucks staff, where he will serve as a mentor and advisor to the Bucks roster. Robinson is also the older brother of First Lady Michelle Obama.
133. Brewers to host National Bratwurst Day donation event at Miller Park
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Miller Lot at Miller Park, Klement's Sausage Company will be providing guests with a bratwurst, bag of chips and beverage in exchange for any monetary donation to Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin. Lunch will be provided to the first 2,000 people to arrive.
134. Wisconsin-made product being used at Rio Olympics
Klover Products Inc.'s line of parabolic microphones, manufactured in Janesville, capture sound waves with pinpoint accuracy at a wide variety of sporting events throughout the year. Now, these Sconnie products are being used at the Summer Olympics.
135. Bucks officially announce re-signing of Miles Plumlee
The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed restricted free agent center Miles Plumlee, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in accordance with team policy.
136. Bucks announce preseason schedule, highlighted by return trip to Madison
The Milwaukee Bucks today announced that the team will return to Madison this fall for a week of training camp from Sept. 27 through Sept. 30, and to host a preseason game against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, Oct. 8.
137. Bucks, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin forge community partnership
The Milwaukee Bucks and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network today announced a new long-term partnership focused on advancing the health and well-being of Milwaukee residents. They'll implement a unique workforce development initiative at Carmen High School of Science & Technology.
138. Ex-Bears player throws out first pitch at Wrigley Field North, er, Miller Park
Longtime Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, who retired earlier in the day, threw out the ceremonial first pitch Friday evening in Milwaukee, delighting the Cubs fans who'd invaded Miller Park (aka Wrigley Field North). Cool, Brewers.
139. Braves star Joe Adcock to be inducted into Miller Park Walk of Fame on July 29
The Brewers will honor the late Joe Adcock, former Milwaukee Braves first basemen, with an induction into the Miller Park Walk of Fame on Friday, July 29. Adcock spent 17 seasons in the Major Leagues - including 10 with the Braves.
140. Updated: In light of petition, Trek insists they want Ray's MTB to reopen
When we asked Dave Schlabowske, the deputy director of the Wisconsin Bike Federation, about the potential purchase of Ray's MTB Park by the Bike Fed, the outlook was not so good.
141. Nearly 76,000 tickets distributed for practice as Packers Family Night sells out
All available tickets for "Packers Family Night, Presented by Bellin Health" have been sold. Nearly 76,000 tickets for the July 31 event have been distributed. This year's sellout marks the 10th time in its 16 years the event has sold out.
142. Brewers, 620 WTMJ agree to extend ratio rights agreement
The Milwaukee Brewers and 620 WTMJ announced on Wednesday that they have agreed to extend their radio rights agreement and continue their longstanding partnership.
143. Fans encouraged to register for Brewers' fun-filled events to support local NPOs
Time is almost up to register for the Brewers Community Foundation's 5K Famous Racing Sausages Run/Walk and the Hitting 4 the Cycle benefit bike ride. The races, which will be held on July 30 and Aug. 13, respectively, benefit several local organizations.
144. Lucroy named Brewers' Heart and Hustle Award winner
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced Jonathan Lucroy as the Brewers' 2016 Heart and Hustle Award winner. The award honors active players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and traditions of the game.
145. Packers to honor Favre's Hall of Fame induction with Oct. 16 halftime ceremony
The Packers today announced several game features for the upcoming season, including a halftime ceremony on Oct. 16 to honor Brett Favre for his Aug. 6 Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. Favre will be recognized on the field at halftime of the Packers-Cowboys game.
146. Selig to be honored with Global Sports Summit Lifetime Achievement Award
Allan H. "Bud" Selig, the Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball, will be honored tonight with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Global Sports Summit in Aspen, Colo., a powerful gathering of professional sports team owners and presidents.
147. Hunger Task Force, Pick 'n Save team up for All Star Food Drive on July 13
Hunger Task Force and Pick 'n Save team up to host the third annual All Star Food Drive during Major League Baseball's all-star break. The drive takes place just down the street from Miller Park at Pick 'n Save, 2201 Miller Park Way, on Wednesday, July 13.
148. Brewers to host Block Party event July 23 for first time since 2011
The Brewers are proud to announce the return of the team Block Party this summer. This marks the sixth season that Milwaukee has hosted the event, and the first time since 2011. It will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 23 at Village Park in Elm Grove.
149. Bucks sign three-point shooting veteran forward Mirza Teletovic
The Bucks have signed free agent forward Mirza Teletovic, GM John Hammond announced Friday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in accordance with team policy. Teletovic, 30, is a native of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and most recently played for the Suns.
150. Named to All-Star Game Final Vote, Braun really needs Brewers fans now
On Tuesday, Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was named as one of the five candidates eligible for the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote for the National League to select the last player for the squad. And he needs Milwaukee fans' help to get in.