About: Jon

An unapologetic Vikings, Twins, and Marquette fan, I have learned to keep my allegiances private while living in Burlington,WI.

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PocketDoppler.com Group 2012 Resolutions

PocketDoppler.com Group 2012 Resolutions

Welcome to what may very well be the last PocketDoppler.com post of 2011 (unless someone sneaks one in there tomorrow).  2011 was a pretty good year here at PocketDoppler.com.  We doubled the number of contributors to the site, the ‘Pocket... read more »

 

Back, Track, Gone!

Back, Track, Gone!

According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Corey Provus is leaving the Milwaukee Brewers and will become the primary radio voice of the Minnesota Twins. I first listened to Provus as the pre-game host (and 6th inning play-by-play announcer)... read more »

 

I Like the College Bye Week

Weekends are so gosh darn short….especially during football season. Friday nights might include a high school game…got some good teams in my area this year. Sundays are unavailable…fantasy football and the Sunday Ticket keep me focused... read more »

 

Win or Lose…Remember this Weekend

Spoiled we are right now in Wisconsin. OK…so the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers play at home Sunday against the Denver Broncos. The Brewers? Well, they are still playing, opening the playoffs with games Saturday and Sunday versus the... read more »

 

SSSSHHHHHH!!!! Don’t Tell Bo!!!

SSSSHHHHHH!!!! Don’t Tell Bo!!!

Note: Badger fans, please do not share the contents of this blog post with anyone associated with the Corn Nation. Cornhusker coach Bo Pellini may have been a Packer assistant but he is no friend of Bucky. The following information is confidential. Part... read more »

 

Hindsight is 20-20

Maybe Yunieski Betancourt will be OK at shortstop after all. Maybe all pro athletes should close their twitter accounts. Maybe the Pack shouldn’t have resigned James Jones. Maybe Brandon Jennings is just another shoot-first point guard. Maybe... read more »

 

Badgers Lead in Offense and Ouchies

Badgers Lead in Offense and Ouchies

I have always wondered why college football teams need 100 players on their roster. At the University of Wisconsin, where it seems the list of injured players multiply daily, perhaps they might need a few more. What exactly are they doing to... read more »

 

Scion Dental Pro-Am: All That is Missing Are Badgers

Scion Dental Pro-Am: All That is Missing Are Badgers

For those suffering a little hoops withdrawal this time of year, free entertainment is available over the weekends at the Scion Dental Pro-Am, this year being held at Greenfield High School in suburban Milwaukee. The league, in its second year,... read more »

 

HAIKU!!!!

The job is wearing me out…the class I’m taking is kicking my butt. It is time to delve into something mindless, soothing, and invigorating. HAIKU! The Brewers on soon Who pitches? Who really cares Braun and Fielder rule The Draft is next... read more »

 

Unforeseen Consequences

“Boy o’ Boy” (as the late Ron Santo used to say) do we have problems…and it is not just the pitching. What we have here is more than a failure to communicate. We have a lack of trust. We have labeling and name-calling.... read more »