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Matthews, Peppers Stuck in NFL Vortex of Justice

The NFL handles player discipline with the absurd logic of a Monty Python sketch. For example, a player suspended by commissioner Roger Goodell has the right to an appeal. This appeal will be heard by commissioner Roger Goodell. As if this process is not troubling enough, the NFL pursues perceived wrongdoers like a modern incarnation of the Spanish Inquisition. Unfortunately for the Green […]

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Racine Still Candidate for NBA D-League Team

The odds of Racine landing the new Milwaukee Bucks NBA D-League team are improving. Grand Chute recently retracted their offer due to concerns about being able to build an arena by the 2017 season. Elsewhere, the Bucks removed La Crosse from consideration because the city is too far from Milwaukee. This effectively makes it a three city race between Oshkosh, […]

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Future Looking Bright for Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers made a pleasant deviation from hopeless ineptitude between 2007 and 2012. During this span they made two playoff appearances and had four winning seasons – an impressive turnaround for a franchise that did not have a winning season between 1993 and 2006. This renaissance was courtesy of a top-notch farm system that produced Prince Fielder, Ryan Braun, JJ Hardy, […]

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PED Allegations Problematic for Packers

Last December Al Jazeera released a documentary called The Dark Side: The Secrets of Sports Dopers that linked several NFL players to performance enhancing drugs. The most popular player in the report, Peyton Manning, was recently cleared of any wrongdoing by the NFL. This should be somewhat comforting to Green Bay Packers fans because Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers were […]

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NBA D-League to Racine? Handicapping the Odds

If it all goes according to plan the Milwaukee Bucks will have an NBA Development League team by the fall of 2017. This is an exciting development with additional intrigue because – along with Grand Chute, La Crosse, Oshkosh, and Sheboygan – the Belle City is a finalist to get the team. So who is the favorite to ultimately land the […]