Archive for: Doug Melvin

A Simple Kind of Fan. Live from Cancun 2.15.11

No worries, I am bringing him back with me. This will be a somewhat abbreviated post this week.  After a month into the blog, I needed a vacation already!  Hence, while you are reading this, I am away in Cancun and surely sunburned,... read more »

 

Zach Greinke’s Mental Game

I am looking forward to the coming season for the Milwaukee Brewers. It’s hard not to be excited about the way they have upgraded their pitching staff, acquiring Shaun Marcum and — in a move that shook the baseball world —... read more »

 

PD Sunday Sampler

Yesterday was the annual Wisconsin/Marquette basketball game and while some on our ‘staff’ apparently don’t view it as a ‘true’ rivalry (no offense, Brian ;)), it was a typically intense contest with Wisconsin hanging... read more »

 

PD Sunday Sampler

Editor’s note:  Now that the regular season is over for the Wisconsin  football team, I plan to take a little different tack with this space (the more alert among you may have noticed the title change).  In recent months, I focused... read more »

 

Daybreak Doppler: Keep Getting Sucked In

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is PD ‘Staff’ picks. A Maggie Grace (Wally’s pick) sort of morning. So much for all that Marshawn Lynch talk, seeing as he was traded to Seattle yesterday . ... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

Now that is more like it! The University of Wisconsin football team finally lived up to its #10 national ranking (USA Today Coaches Poll) on Saturday with a 70-3 demolition of visiting Austin Peay.  I haven’t seen a whipping this... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

So, what did we learn from last night’s Green Bay Packers pre-season win at Seattle?  Nothing new, really. The offense appears to be in mid-season form with quarterback Aaron Rodgers near perfect through about 3 quarters of exhibition... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

With the major league trading deadline passed and the team all but officially out of the National League pennant chase, the focus is already on the future for the Milwaukee Brewers.  Rightfielder Corey Hart, who’s bounceback season made... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

With the major league baseball trade deadline fast approaching, much of the attention in Milwaukee has been centered on what, if anything, the Brewers are going to do about first baseman Prince Fielder, rightfielder Corey Hart and, to a lesser... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

The big news in Packerland this week was the suspension of defensive end Johnny Jolly by the NFL for the entire 2010 season.   Jolly has had a court case pending in his hometown of Houston, Texas for over a year regarding charges of drug... read more »