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Jim Owczarski's Articles
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Sports - July 31, 2014
Parker's first summer with Bucks a whirlwind
From draft night through his first tour through Summerfest and NBA coaching change and trip to the summer league, Jabari Parker's first summer as a Milwaukee Buck has been a whirlwind.
Sports - July 30, 2014
Price is right: Brewers should go all-in on Rays ace
The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is about a day away, and (so far) the Milwaukee Brewers haven't been active. But, there are rumors, and one centers around former Cy Young winner David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays. If he can be had, the Brewers should go all-in on the ace.
Sports - July 29, 2014
Thrown into the fire, Nelson looks to keep cool
Jimmy Nelson got a taste of the major leagues last summer when he was called up by the Milwaukee Brewers in September. This year, the right-hander was called up before the all-star break to provide a spark in the rotation for a first-place team in a division race. Needless the say, the pressure is a little different. Nelson, however, is trying to stay cool.
Sports - July 28, 2014
Will the Brewers make a deadline splash?
A 20-7 start to the year showed Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin and manager Ron Roenicke how good this current team can be, but with a little under four days away from the non-waiver trade deadline, are they certain how good they will be as the team makes a playoff push?
Sports - July 25, 2014
Coldwater Canyon a golfer's treat
There is plenty of great golf to take advantage of in Wisconsin Dells, but Coldwater Canyon - now part of the Chula Vista Resort - is a must play for travelers and residents alike.
Sports - July 25, 2014
5 things to watch for at Packers training camp
The Green Bay Packers report to training camp today and practice begins tomorrow in the shadow of Lambeau Field. Hopes are high for 2014 -- here's what to watch for over the next month.
Sports - July 24, 2014
Segura back in the game for the Brewers
It's been nearly two weeks since the world of Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura's world was turned upside down following the death of his infant son. But he missed just two games, and since his return he's looking like the all-star player he was last year.
Sports - July 23, 2014
Brewers' former top prospect Jeffress finds way home again
Eight years after being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers and saddled with being one of the moribund franchise's new stars, and four after being traded away, Jeremy Jeffress has found his way home.
Sports - July 22, 2014
Brewers offense shows signs of life
The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Monday and recorded three extra base hits, the sixth time in seven games the team has had at least that many. The offense may not be completely back on track, but signs like that might point to a breakout in the near future.
Sports - July 21, 2014
Division catches up with the Brewers
For the bulk of the season - 96 of 99 games played heading into tonight's action - the Milwaukee Brewers have enjoyed a share, or solo grip, on first place of the National League Central. The division has caught up however, and this series with Cincinnati could be looked at as the start of a new season altogether.
Sports - July 19, 2014
I'm coming home: Wisconsin's all-time nine
"I'm coming home." LeBron James rocked the sports world with those three simple words. It got us thinking - what if all of Wisconsin's baseball players did the same thing? Then we realized, wait, there aren't enough active players left to field a full squad. So, we made an all-time team. Did we get it right?
Sports - July 18, 2014
5 things to watch for in the Brewers' second half
The Milwaukee Brewers return from the all-star break tonight in Washington, and the push for the playoffs begins with just 66 games remaining in the regular season. Here are five things to watch for as the Brewers try to reach the postseason for the second time in four years.
Arts & Entertainment - July 18, 2014
Milwaukee is at its tipping point
The Cultural and Entertainment Capital Needs Task Force hosted a panel Friday morning featuring guests from Denver, Oklahoma City and Cleveland - and while topics such as new arena, transit and taxation were covered - the main takeaway was that these visitors feel Milwaukee is at its tipping point culturally, and we need to decide soon which way we're going to go.
Sports - July 16, 2014
Milwaukee embraces Chivas, Swansea
Chivas de Guadalajara and Swansea City AFC played a soccer friendly at Miller Park Wednesday night, and more than 31,000 fans showed up to show the two international squads that Milwaukee loves its soccer. And the players loved them right back, playing to a spirited 1-1 draw.
Sports - July 16, 2014
Changing of the guard will continue at British Open
Phil Mickelson unexpectedly captured the British Open last year in Scotland at the age of 43. Tiger Woods last won a Claret Jug at the site of this year's Open Championship, Royal Liverpool, in 2006. They may be sentimental favorites, or players you want to see recapture some glory. But let's face it, the changing of the guard in golf will only continue this week in England.
Sports - July 16, 2014
Bucks will have a uniform change this year
One of the most anticipated changes Milwaukee Bucks fans hoped for with new owners was some kind of uniform change or alteration. Unfortunately, jerseys for the 2014-15 season were planned long in advance. But, the NBA is doing something unique for the teams that have won championships -- which means there will be a change after all.
Sports - July 15, 2014
Lucroy's star finally rises
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is making his first all-star appearance tonight in Minnesota, but the 28-year-old has been building to this honor the last two years.
Sports - July 14, 2014
Ramirez, K-Rod appreciate all-star berths
Aramis Ramirez is in his 17th season in Major League Baseball. Francisco Rodriguez is in his 13th. Neither had appeared in an All-Star Game this decade. They're heading to the midsummer classic this season, and both are appreciating the honor.
Sports - July 12, 2014
Segura returns home following death of son
Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura has left the team to return to the Dominican Republic following the death of his 9-month-old son.
Sports - July 11, 2014
Brewers boast all-star talent across board
The Milwaukee Brewers may have caught many outside the game by surprise with a successful first half of the season, but a closer look at the roster shows how much talent was there from the beginning.
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