Brewers to host Italian Heritage Day
The Milwaukee Brewers will host "Italian Heritage Day" at Miller Park on Sunday, July 1 at 1:10 p.m. when they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Brewers and the Diamondbacks will each wear uniforms with the red, white and green colors from the Italian flag.
What have I just got myself into?
I just faxed in my entry for the Brewers Mini Marathon on Sept. 22. "Mini Marathon" is a cute way of saying half-marathon, or 13.1 miles. Which, to date is, 2.8 miles longer than I've ever run in my life.
Road America will host Vintage Motorcycle Classic
Classic motorcycles will race at Road America, June 8-10, during the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) Vintage Motorcycle Classic. The event features vintage racing motorcycles from the 1920s to the early '70s and vintage superbikes from the '70s and '80s.
Mustangs host Throwback Night on Friday
It's "Throwback Night" Friday, when the Mustangs host the Philadelphia Soul at 7 p.m. Milwaukee will be clad in purple and teal jerseys that harkens back to the '90s.
"Fake" baseball player arrested in Milwaukee
Over the last five years, a Milwaukee man named Montaous Walton has created at least two different internet personas, inventing a story about an improbable rise out of the city into the world of Major League-affiliated baseball. One of these personas was exposed in 2010. The other has led to his arrest.
The "What if?" Brewers
With the current state of the Milwaukee Brewers, who now resemble their Triple A Nashville Sounds team more than a collection of Major Leaguers, I thought it might be entertaining and amusing to dial up some Brew Crew players from yesteryear who could certainly help the team if they were still, indeed, in the organization.
UWM named top athletic department in Horizon League
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has once again staked its claim to having the best athletic department in the Horizon League. The school was officially awarded the McCafferty Trophy at this week's Horizon League's executive council meeting in Chicago. This marks the sixth time UWM has won the trophy, given to the Horizon League's overall all-sports champion.
UWM hires Kelderman as new men's soccer coach
Wisconsin Hall of Famer Kris Kelderman has been named the head men's soccer coach at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Director of Athletics Andy Geiger announced today.
Lucroy's broken hand has Milwaukee talking
Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy told MLB.com's Adam McCalvy that he was "reaching under his hotel room bed Sunday night for a lost sock when his wife shifted a suitcase, (and it) fell on his hand." Now he's out 4-6 weeks, and many fans seem to be wary of his story. Why?
The Milwaukee Bucks have history of draft success - for other teams
The NBA Draft Lottery will be held Wednesday night and the Milwaukee Bucks will find out if they are staying in the No. 12 position, or moving up or down in the draft. But, if history shows, whoever the Bucks end up taking may never set foot in Milwaukee. Here is an all-time team of Bucks draft picks that never donned the green and white.
Brewers announce "Cerveceros Day" details
The Milwaukee Brewers have announced details for the seventh annual Cerveceros Day events at Miller Park, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 2 as the Brewers take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at 6:10 p.m.
Brewers offering weekend trip to St. Louis
The Milwaukee Brewers and Brewers Enterprises today announced plans for a summer weekend road trip to St. Louis, Aug. 2-5, to watch the Brewers and Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
Bucks remember Bob Boozer, membe of 1971 championship team
Bob Boozer, a member of the Bucks 1971 NBA Championship team, died of a brain aneurysm on the afternoon of May 19 while at an Omaha, Neb. hospital. He was 75 years old.
Quarterback play in AFL has been a pleasant surprise
The Arena Football League is designed to be high-scoring and highlight its quarterbacks, but the technical ability of league's signal callers has been surprising for this AFL newbie.
Fans can watch Brewers outdoors during block party
Milwaukee Brewers fans can watch the team play the Arizona Diamondbacks on a massive outdoor screen on May 25 in the 4th and Wisconsin parking lot across from the Hilton and Convention Center beginning at 6 p.m.
Tumbledown Trails pro wins second straight WPGA Match Play
Tumbledown Trails professional Jim Schuman captured the Wisconsin PGA Match Play Championship for the second straight year with a win at Whistling Straits.
Two Mustangs honored for play, Friday's game recognizes military
Mustangs defensive back Kelvin Rodgers and wide receiver Andrae Thurman earn Arena Football League weekly honors for their play last week. The team is also hosting Military Night on Friday.
Lesson learned from dancing Driver
Believe it or not, there is something that sports fans can actually learn from "Dancing With the Stars," and the lesson has to do with one of the biggest gripes that people have about the world of professional sports.
Hank Aaron steps up to the commencement plate Sunday
On Sunday, Milwaukee native and Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan H. "Bud" Selig will introduce 2012 Marquette University Commencement speaker and baseball legend Hank Aaron.
Chorizo went missing: Now you can find him
Chorizo went missing over the weekend, and the Milwaukee Brewers now reveal why: He has spent the hours mapping and planting over 2,000 Chorizo lawn ornaments in the grass areas surrounding Miller Park and its parking lots.
Where, oh where, is Chorizo?
Bernie Brewer was concerned about a missing sausage, and has begun a Twitter campaign asking #WheresChorizo?
Thurman a reason to head to Bradley Center
A few weeks ago, the Milwaukee Mustangs shook things up with a multi-player, multi-team trade that brought receiver Andrae Thurman to Milwaukee. The former Green Bay Packer has paid immediate dividends.
Why 13,427 matters for Milwaukee sports
The average attendance at Milwaukee County Stadium in 1995 was 13,427. Let's remember this, Milwaukee, as without Miller Park we would have never lured new ownership, new players and eventually a return to greatness and huge crowds that are the envy of much-larger cities. Now, it's the Bucks' turn.
UWM hires former Ohio State AD Geiger to lead athletic program
Andy Geiger, former athletic director for five NCAA Division I programs including Ohio State and Stanford University, has been named athletic director at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He begins immediately.
Concern at the top: Brewers lineup sputters out of the gate
The Milwaukee Brewers might be better able to handle the flood of injuries the team has faced lately if the healthy regulars would just hit. The team is struggling, but none more so than the 1-2 spots in the batting order.