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Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009

The Fairly Detached Observers

If you love the Milwaukee Brewers and heavy metal classics, you should enjoy this year at Miller Park. Baseball’s all-time leader in saves, Trevor Hoffman, has agreed to become the Brewers’ closer in 2009. In today’s high-decibel ballparks, most home-team closers enter to a butt-kicking anthem, and in San Diego...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009

Tonight @ the Bradley Center - 7 p.m.

The Milwaukee Admirals hit the ice tonight at 7 p.m. at the Bradley Center to take on the Toronto Marlies.
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009
Last January the Green Bay Packers fell one victory short of the Super Bowl. Now they’re watching the NFL playoffs, having backtracked from a 13-3 record in 2007 to 6-10 this season. The Packers expected the season to open the post-Brett Favre era, and it did, but only after the soap opera of Favre’s unretirement...
Monday, Jan. 5, 2009

Sports in Real Life

It's unlikely that snow-blowing will ever become a Winter Olympic sport, and that is a shame. Picture ten of the world's best blowers lined up on a track, roaring, revving and jumping at the start. Envision the white arcs of snow...
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

The Fairly Detached Observers

Three weeks ago, the Green Bay Packers had just trampled the hated Chicago Bears and were tied for the division lead. Now, after a 24-21 loss to the lowly Houston Texans at frigid Lambeau Field, the Packers are 5-8 and all but eliminated from the playoff race. With one-half of the Observers passionately committed...
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008

The Fairly Detached Observers

Looking to build on their first playoff appearance in a generation, the Brewers have settled on their leadership for 2009. General manager Doug Melvin has a contract extension through 2012. Former Oakland manager Ken Macha is the new skipper in the dugout. Several coaches from Ned Yost’s staff are back...
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008

The Fairly Detached Observers

At first glance it was a bleak weekend for Wisconsin’s top football teams. The Badgers blew an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter and lost at Michigan State, 25-24. Then the Packers lost at Tennessee, falling to 4-4. But Green Bay battled the Titans, the NFL’s only undefeated team, to a stalemate. The coin flip for overtime...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

The Fairly Detached Observers

Brett Favre didn’t wear “004” on Sunday, but last week he was depicted as a secret agent in some media. It was learned that Favre, who bitterly left Green Bay for the New York Jets, talked about the Packers with Detroit Lions executive Matt Millen before the teams met in the season opener. It didn’t help the Lions...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

The Fairly Detached Observers

In 2001 the Milwaukee Bucks fell one game short of reaching the NBA Finals. Since then, they’ve had one winning record and three single-round playoff appearances in seven seasons. The last two seasons they finished 28-54 and 26-56. In April, John Hammond replaced Larry Harris as general manager...

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