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07.03.2014 | 111 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's homegrown answer to "The McLaughlin Group" with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we lend our sympathies to local Bucks fans, whose backs are feeling pretty sore right now from having being stabbed. On the heels of some good press and some choice draft picks, the new owners flushed much of their good will down the toilet by instating new coach Jason Kidd in one ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Being responsible for the entire future of NBA basketball in Milwaukee is a lot to put on the shoulders of even an outstanding young player like Jabari Parker, but, believe it or not
05.15.2014 | | Posted at 05:00 PM

But a big decision looms by 2017

By Norman Ware
It's official: Private equity investors Marc Lasry and Wes Edens can purchase the Milwaukee Bucks. As was widely expected, the NBA board of governors approved the sale today. Herb Kohl is selling the team for a tidy $550 million.
04.24.2014 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of opinions with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we reflect on last weekend's Record Store Day and the annual debates that always seem to circle the promotion. Over at Pitchfork, author David Turner made the argument that music fans who aren't into rock—and particularly indie rock—have been largely shut out from the event, and record store...
04.16.2014 | | Posted at 04:00 PM

“This is about winning basketball games, this is about winning championships"

By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced today that he intends to sell the team to investors Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for $550 million. That’s more than the $405 million Forbes estimated the team's worth at earlier this year, and a good sum more than the $18 million Kohl paid for the Bucks in 1985. The deal is subject to NBA approval. The involved parties announced the deal this afternoon a...
02.07.2014 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Hoping to distract from a season that fans can only hope represents rock bottom, the Milwaukee Bucks have announced a new promotion for the team's Saturday, Feb. 22 game against the Pacers: Y2K Night, featuring a halftime performance from rapper and TMZ regular Coolio. Who better to help the team cultivate an image of success and relevance? As part of the promotion, upper-level seats are priced at...
01.13.2014 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Stephen Malkmus has a new album out, Wig Out At Jagbags, and it's a lighthearted, often sleepwalky ride that reinforces every popular opinion about the former Pavement frontman's solo career. It's the kind of album that feels like it should come with free nachos you can munch on when you listen to it, but not fancy nachos or anything—the kind with just chips and melted cheese.There are occasiona...
01.07.2014 | | Posted at 10:00 AM

Updates on cold-related closings and promotions

By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee Public Schools and many area businesses remained closed Tuesday as the city endured another day of near-record cold. High temperatures are expected to top off at just zero degrees, and wind chills remained at -30 and -40 below this morning, though those winds are expected to taper as the day goes on.In the face of its most frigid air in nearly 20 years, Milwaukee took it easy yesterday. ...
11.27.2013 | | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Even if you aren’t a big Bucks fans—and let's face it, these says there aren't as many of those are there used to be—you probably have an understanding that the team is in trouble. Attendance has plummeted in recent years, and with the team off to an abysmal 2-11 start this season, that trend seems unlikely to change. Meanwhile, to realistically keep the team in the city, Milwaukee needs to ...

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