Sports Archives

Milwaukee Brewers celebrate the legacy of Hank Aaron

June 30, 2022

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, the Milwaukee Brewers honored former team member and baseball legend “Hammerin’” Hank Aaron during their game against the Atlanta Braves at American Family Field. As part of the festivities various tributes about Hank Aaron’s contributions to the game of baseball as well as his philanthropic work were presented throughout the… [Read More]

Milwaukee Academy of Science Youth win Silver Ball during State Championship

March 24, 2022

On Saturday, March 19, 2022, 20 bright and talented young men of color from Milwaukee Academy of Science competed for WIAAWI Division 4 Basketball State Championship and won the “Silver Ball,” in Madison. Most of the young men on the Novas team are freshman. They have worked incredibly hard this year to get where they… [Read More]

NCAA tournament in Milwaukee: Parking tips and tricks

March 17, 2022

The NCAA college basketball tournament is back in Milwaukee for the first time in five years. That means big business for vendors around Fiserv Forum. Fiserv Forum will play host to first- and second-round games on Friday, March 18, and Sunday, March 20. The influx of hoops fans may lead to some parking madness downtown…. [Read More]

Midnight Basketball Leagues begin for men and women in March

February 17, 2022

Milwaukee Recreation is hosting free evening basketball leagues for young people this spring! Beginning this season, Midnight Basketball Leagues are now available for both men and women! Leagues were previously only open to men. Leagues have also expanded eligibility to ages 17-29 (city of Milwaukee residents, non-high school students), and are played at Obama SCTE… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Bucks are the first NBA champions to visit the White House since 2016

November 11, 2021

President Joe Biden welcomed the reigning NBA champions, the Milwaukee Bucks, to the White House on Monday, November 8, 2021, making them the first NBA champions to visit since 2016. “In sport and in a democracy, unity perhaps is the most elusive thing and the most necessary thing,” Biden said. “But that’s who this team… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers clinch division title

September 30, 2021

What has been inevitable for weeks is now official: the Milwaukee Brewers are the 2021 National League Central Division champions. The Brewers clinched the Division title Sunday, September 26, 2021, with their 8-4 win over the New York Mets. Milwaukee had already clinched a postseason spot last week, though now the club knows it will… [Read More]

Brewers’ Ryan Braun retires during grand pre-game ceremony

September 30, 2021

On Sunday, September 26, 2021, during the Milwaukee Brewers’ final home game of the season, Ryan Braun was honored in a grand retirement ceremony at American Family Field Stadium. In front of a packed house of 40,000 people, Braun thanked the fans for the past 14 years, which included four playoff appearances, six All-Star appearances,… [Read More]

Milwaukee Little League fields upgraded, thanks to Yelich donation

September 23, 2021

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich and American Family Insurance announced on Monday, September 20, 2021, they’ve teamed up to support Beckum Stapleton Little League by upgrading the league’s ball fields, specifically repairing dugouts and replacing fencing. Yelich, who is also an American Family brand ambassador and is featured with his mother Alecia Yelich in American… [Read More]

Brewers Tap Takeover features Brewers legend Rickie Weeks

September 9, 2021

On Sunday, September 5, 2021, former Brewers outfielder Rickie Weeks stepped up to the plate for the “Brewers Tap Takeover,” where a current or former Brewers player took over as bartender at various locations throughout the park. Rickie tended bar at the Restaurant to be Named Later on Sunday. Later that day he took to… [Read More]

Heavy Hitters Promotions, LLC presents ‘Live Pro Boxing Night’

September 9, 2021

On Saturday, September 4, 2021, Heavy Hitters Promotions, LLC presented a live pro boxing fight elimination event at the Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 W. Wisconsin Ave. While there were more than seven different bouts on the card for the evening the main event for the night was between Dennis “The Mongoose” Morris and Marcus Oliviera…. [Read More]