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Saturday Morning Musings

(Getting this out of the way early this week as I’ll be heading to Miller Park Sunday morning.) The “big” news in Badgerland this week was the addition of the University of Nebraska to the Big(12)Ten. After months of consideration... read more »

 

Saturday Morning Musings

Since this is a holiday weekend and even less people than normal will be reading, this will be more of a truncated, stream of conciousness SMM as I don’t want to spend too much time thinking…….. Last week in this space... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

Anyone who has a grasp on the Milwaukee Brewers must think of hot soup as a finger food. The Brewers began this week’s west coast road trip by dropping 3 games of a 4 game series in San Diego while scoring all of two runs in the process.... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

The Milwaukee Bucks squandered a golden opportunity to advance beyond the first round of the NBA playoffs in front of a raucous home crowd Friday night. Despite holding a 5 point lead early in the 3rd quarter, the Bucks allowed the Atlanta... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

I sat down Saturday afternoon for what I anticipated would be an enjoyable Wisconsin sports doubleheader, figuring that the Milwaukee Brewers game against the Washington Nationals would segue nicely into the Milwaukee Bucks’ first playoff... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

This morning’s post is a tad late as I was a guest of my nephew Wally at last night’s Bucks game in Milwaukee. Many thanks to Wally’s friends John & Darcy for arranging the outing. We learned a number of things over... read more »

 

Badgers on the Move

This morning comes word that two recent Badgers are heading to The Association. First, Brian Butch apparently has found a place with Denver : The Nuggets have reached an agreement to sign center Brian Butch of the Bakersfield Jam to a contract... read more »

 

In Praise of a Bulldog Effort

So, Butler brings down Michigan State 52-50 in the national semi-final game over the weekend. And what does the post-game analysis focus on? What a magnificent story Butler is. How they are the smallest school ever to make the national... read more »

 

Saturday Morning Musings

(For once, I’m ahead of schedule) In sports, as in politics, the good is often made out to be the enemy of the perfect. And we saw a couple of prime examples of that concept come into play this last week. First, there seemed to... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

Maybe it’s just another sign of getting old but I’m about “basketball’d out”. Between NCAA tournament games, WIAA state tournament games and yes, even the Milwaukee Bucks, I’ve just about had my fill of the... read more »