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The Unlikely Salvation of the Milwaukee Bucks

The funding proposal for the Milwaukee Bucks arena cleared a major hurdle on Tuesday when the Wisconsin Assembly approved the $250 million bill by a 52-34 vote. After months of fierce debate, the arena deal passed the Wisconsin Legislature with surprising ease. Ultimately it was unlikely bipartisan support and a social media-fueled grassroots effort that delivered the necessary “yay” […]

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Milwaukee Brewers Ticket Giveaway Set For July 17

The City of Racine, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is giving away free Milwaukee Brewers tickets to Racine County residents. The tickets are for the Milwaukee Brewers game at 7:10 p.m. Friday, July 17 against the Pittsburgh Pirates. A number of tickets will be given away in pre-sorted packs. Staff will hand out the tickets to people […]

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Free Will Smith!

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith was ejected from Thursday night’s game versus the Atlanta Braves for having a mixture of rosin and sunscreen on his arm. Pitchers can’t put foreign substances on the ball, so ejecting Smith was an easy decision for umpire Jim Joyce to make.* But did Smith do anything wrong here? The […]

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Craig Counsell Gives Brewers Fresh Start

It’s to be determined if the Milwaukee Brewers made the right move by replacing Ron Roenicke with Craig Counsell, but for the time being the “rightness” of the decision is an irrelevant concern. What matters most is that the managerial change gives the 2015 season a desperately needed new beginning. The Brewers – despite the recent stretch […]

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What should the Brewers do?

The good news is the Milwaukee Brewers snapped their 8-game losing streak on Thursday with a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The bad news is the victory “improved” their record to a discouraging 3-13. Their current win quota of “one per week” leaves much to be desired, and assuming the Brewers want to avoid lean crowds […]