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Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009

Oh How They Can Deceive

Is it really just four weeks since Tiger Woods went from Ace of Perfection to Bogey Man of Betrayal? His Nov. 27 car crash and admission of infidelity have shattered one of the most profitable images in a culture where great athletes make more money as salesmen than sportsmen. The PGA Tour wonders...
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009
The college basketball season has a long way to go, but for many in this state it will peak Saturday when Marquette and Wisconsin have their annual showdown. The game in Madison will match teams that received little national attention in preseason predictions but have knocked off Top 25 opponents already. The Observers were on hand when MU hosted...
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009
Feasting on the Lions for Thanksgiving kept the Green Bay Packers in strong contention for the NFL playoffs. The NFC North title will go to Minnesota and that familiar guy wearing No. 4, but if the season ended now the 7-4 Packers would own one of the conference's two wild-card berths. The Eagles kept pace...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009
The Observers confabbed by phone last week with Frank visiting family in New York. Considering the outcome of the World Series, that made baseball the topic. Frank: New York, New York, it's a wonderful town. The Yanks are up and the Mets are way down! Artie: It's good for baseball to have the Yankees on top again. It stirs the passion for all fans, a few of them happy but most of them outraged...
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009
Funny how things can look so different from one week to the next. After a ghastly loss to Tampa Bay, the Packers were 4-4 and sinking fast. Now a 17-7 victory over Dallas at Lambeau Field has the Pack back in the thick of the race for a wild-card playoff spot. Who better to explain the turnaround than the Observers?
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
It was a weekend of screen-watching for the Observers. They saw the latest rebuilt squad of Milwaukee Bucks go 1-1 to open the NBA season. There was the World Series, with Frank's Yanks taking charge in Philadelphia. And of course there was the second version of the football game...
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009

Cover Story

The Milwaukee Brewers began the 2009 season confidently. Six months earlier they had reached the playoffs for the first time in a generation, thanks to a powerful offense led by young stars Prince Fielder and Ryan Braun as well as a July trade that brought pitching ace CC Sabathia in to join All-Star Ben Sheets...

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