Sports Archives

UWM basketball players embark on the trip of a lifetime

November 29, 2018

By Pat Baldwin Men’s head basketball coach University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee When we talk to our young men, be they current or future University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee Panthers, we want to assure them that their time here will be a world-class experience. I picked up that mindset during my playing career, which included two years of… [Read More]

Brewers name Katina Shaw vice president – community relations and family liaison

November 22, 2018

The Milwaukee Brewers have announced the promotion of Katina Shaw to the position of vice president – community relations and family liaison. “Under Katina’s leadership, we have greatly expanded the organization’s presence in the community through player initiatives, donations and community engagement programs,” said Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger. “Katina started with the organization… [Read More]

Simone Biles makes history: 1st American to win medals in every event at Worlds

November 8, 2018

Record-setting gymnast Simone Biles won the women’s floor exercise gold Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Her winning score was 14.933, a full point higher than her USA teammate Morgan Hurd, who won the silver medal. The gold medal was Biles’ 14th title in her career at the… [Read More]

Prince Fielder returns to Miller Park to throw first pitch in NLC series game 2

October 25, 2018

  On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Prince Fielder returned to Miller Park to throw out the first pitch in game 2 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fielder was a member of the Brewers the last time the team made the National League Championship Series in 2011. During the first… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers shut out Colorado Rockies to sweep NLDS

October 11, 2018

It’s on to the National League Championship Series for the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 at Coors Field to sweep the NLDS, with shutouts in the final two games of the series. Five Milwaukee relievers combined to give up just one hit in 41/3 innings to close out the game. Milwaukee… [Read More]

Colin Kaepernick pushes Nike’s market value up $6 billion, to an all-time high

September 27, 2018

Nike’s market value has risen by $6 billion since its controversial decision to feature former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in its new ad campaign, CBS News reports. Shares are up more than 36 percent for the year, nearly 5 percent just since the ad’s launch. Kaepernick is known for being the first NFL player to… [Read More]

Milwaukee Bucks celebrate grand opening of new arena, The Fiserv Forum

August 31, 2018

The Fiserv Forum, the new home to the Milwaukee Bucks, held their Grand opening on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the corner of Herb Kohl Way in front of the new arena. Taking part in the ribbon cutting ceremony was former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and many of the key people… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers host ‘African American Heritage Night’

August 10, 2018

On Friday, August 3, 2018, The Milwaukee Brewers hosted African American Heritage Night, presented by Aurora Health Care® at Miller Park when they took on the Colorado Rockies. The team honored the rich history of the Negro Leagues and its profound impact on the game of baseball as we know it today. As part of… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers welcome back Prince Fielder with ‘Wall of Honor’ award

August 2, 2018

On Tuesday, July 24, 2018, one of the most prolific left-handed power hitters in Milwaukee Brewers franchise history – Prince Fielder was honored in a special pregame ceremony which took place prior to the game against the Washington Nationals. Fielder, along with general managers Doug Melvin, the late Harry Dalton, and Geoff Jenkins, had plaques… [Read More]

First-time Brewers All-Star Jeremy Jeffress turned life and game around

July 19, 2018

It’s taken nearly 12 years, but Jeremy Jeffress is finally an All-Star at age 30. A hard-throwing high school pitcher when Milwaukee selected him with the 16th overall pick in the 2006 draft, Jeffress’ path to the big leagues was stymied by three failed drug tests, the last two of which drew suspensions of 50… [Read More]