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Sports - March 26, 2015
Turnovers testing Bucks defense
Even during this recent stretch of losses, two things have remained consistent about the Milwaukee Bucks: their defense, and their propensity to turn the ball over. Of late, the latter has really tested the former.
Sports - March 25, 2015
After nightmare year, Brewers' Segura hopes for sunny 2015
Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura went from being on the top of the world at the start of 2014 - the club was considering extending his contract and giving him a raise, and he was coming off an All-Star campaign. But things turned in ways he couldn't imagine, but the 25-year-old hopes to see the sun again in 2015.
Sports - March 24, 2015
A throwback throw up
The jersey-maker Mitchell & Ness released a sales graphic that shows that the most popular throwback jersey in the state of Wisconsin is Kobe Bryant's No. 8. Really? No Packers?! No Bucks or Brewers? And, to make matters worse, the only Packers jersey in the country is being purchased in Kansas, of all places. So much for having great sports fans.
Sports - March 24, 2015
Time for Brewers' Khris Davis to shine
With one full season now under his belt, Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Khris Davis is looking to solidify his spot as an everyday power producer for the organization.
Sports - March 23, 2015
Marquette, UWM have room to grow
The two Division I men's basketball programs in Milwaukee are spectators during March Madness, as Marquette University bowed out in the second round of the Big East tournament and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was ineligible for postseason play. We take a look back at a tough year for Milwaukee hoops.
Sports - March 20, 2015
Bucks looking for a spark
The Milwaukee Bucks have lost four in a row and 11 of their last 14, and the team is losing its grip on a once solid playoff position. This young team is finding out just how hard it is to win playoff-type games on a nightly basis, and they are looking for a spark.
Sports - March 19, 2015
Final Four or bust for Badgers
A year after finally getting over the hump in last year's NCAA Tournament and advancing to the Final Four, the Wisconsin Badgers are primed for a return trip - and it's perhaps even an expectation as March Madness truly begins.
Sports - March 18, 2015
Young Bucks duo finds a rhythm together
The move for point guard Michael Carter-Williams was made with an eye on the future of the Milwaukee Bucks organization, and the creation of a core trio that includes Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo. But, Parker is hurt. So, Carter-Williams and Antetokounmpo are working hard to figure each other out on the court.
Sports - March 17, 2015
Bucks' Middleton is making his money
Somewhere along the line, Khris Middleton came across the nickname "Money" this year. As a restricted free agent, he was set to earn a raise but after the trade of good friend Brandon Knight he has definitely played his way into the money with superb performances of late.
Sports - March 16, 2015
Bucks playing the long game
Jason Kidd likes to say in order to get to the future, you have remain in the present. And while the current roster has done just that, make no mistake: the Milwaukee Bucks are playing the long game.
Sports - March 13, 2015
Marquette's Ellenson flying high and making history off the court
His younger brother may be the best high school basketball player in the country, but Wally Ellenson is THE best high jumper in America - and one of the best in the world. The "Kangaroo Kid" has a chance to win the NCAA indoor championship this weekend in Arkansas.
Sports - March 12, 2015
Survive and advance: Wave faces elimination
The Milwaukee Wave needed a sudden-death mini-game to survive Chicago in the first round of the Major Arena Soccer League playoffs, and now they take on the Missouri Comets, an old rival from their former league in the Eastern Conference semi-final.
Sports - March 12, 2015
Jabari Parker takes you inside his Gatorade commercial debut
Jabari Parker makes his commercial debut for Gatorade this morning in a spot called "Building Jabari Parker" and the Milwaukee Bucks rookie spoke with OnMilwaukee.com about the ad, putting the Bucks in the national spotlight, and his recovery process from a torn ACL.
Sports - March 11, 2015
The captain's wild ride: Marquette's Anderson reflects
The Marquette University Golden Eagles begin Big East Tournament play this week, and those games could be the last of Juan Anderson's four-year career - one he nearly didn't finish in Milwaukee. He's been from the Elite Eight to playing on the first losing team in his life. One of the Golden Eagles' captains reflects on how it built him to where he is today, and where he's going.
Sports - March 10, 2015
Bucky looks to take Big Ten
The Wisconsin Badgers enter the Big Ten tournament in an unusual spot (historically) - as the favorite to win it all. With a national player of the year candidate and potentially three future NBA players, is coming home with anything less than a championship enough?
Sports - March 9, 2015
Can Marquette pull of a Big East surprise?
The Marquette Golden Eagles struggled mightily in Big East regular season play with only eight scholarship players to begin with, and then losing seniors Matt Carlino and Juan Anderson for several games due to injury. But now it's tournament time, and Marquette is looking to play the role of Cinderella.
Marketplace - March 9, 2015
The man and the story behind ScopeBridge
Just off 6th Street, near the Iron Horse Hotel, is a small, independent, locally-owned business that saw a hole in the construction and architecture business model and sought to fill it in. But that's just what ScopeBridge does. The man behind it, and his story, make it much more than that.
Sports - March 6, 2015
Home is where the heart is for Admirals' Piskula
In his third season in Milwaukee, Antigo native and University of Wisconsin alumnus Joe Piskula has found that if you can't be playing in the National Hockey League, being close to home is the next best thing.
Sports - March 4, 2015
Are young Golden Eagles hearing the call?
The 2014-15 regular season is about over for the Marquette Golden Eagles, and it's been a trying season for first year coach Steve Wojciechowski. But one silver lining is that the young players currently on the roster have been given ample opportunity to show they belong. Have they done it?
Sports - March 3, 2015
Braun expects to regain MVP form
The Milwaukee Brewers are about to begin their spring training schedule, which is the first test of Ryan Braun's repaired thumb. The former National League MVP feels he's healthy for the first time in years, and if he remains so he can return to that elite level of play.
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