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Tuesday, June 8, 2010
WORLD CHAMPIONS. It was easy for Americans to use that term decades ago, when our top three pro sports were virtually our exclusive property. Not anymore: The United States is 0 for 2 in the World Baseball Classic and hasn't won at the World Basketball Championships since 1994...
Monday, May 17, 2010

Media, Corruption and Lies

Lately, sports fans have been given many reasons to suspect the worst about the games they love. Between athletes who get away with murder, club owners blackmailing cities to build new...
05.07.2010 | | Posted at 02:30 AM
By Nicole
A few links to some season-ending articles on the Bucks - This yahoo blog has been down this road with Scott Skiles when he was with Chicago and wonders if Milwaukee is going to see the same result. This AP article points out how this year's team success was a perfect-storm and is unlikely to be replicated. The Bucks have the 15th pick in the NBA Draft and Channel 12's Dan N...
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Six months ago, even optimists saw the Milwaukee Bucks as long shots for the NBA's eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot—the one that often doesn't require a winning record. After all, the Bucks were coming off three seasons in which they averaged 29 victories and 53 losses...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Nicole
Here's an interesting read on Brandon Jennings' path to the NBA.  There's a comparison to another player, the luck Jennings has had to be a starting point guard as a rookie,  as well as some discussion of Jennings' possible candidacy for Rookie of the Year....
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...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Nicole
First things first, read this really good article about Marcus' struggle to make the final roster spot on the Knicks and how he was so intent on making it into the NBA he paid his own way to New York just to take part in practices.That article also includes this really telling quote, "On a team that desperately needed to upgrade its defense, Landry can defend almost anywhere on the floor."You'll a...
06.30.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
None of Marquette's big three were drafted, but all will be playing in the NBA Summer League, hoping to get noticed and make a squad: James finds a team                                          By Todd Rosiak of the Journal Sentinel                                                                ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2009

The Fairly Detached Observers

Five weeks have passed since the Milwaukee Bucks ended their season, and in that time the NBA has managed to get through two rounds of playoffs, producing conference finals of Orlando vs. Cleveland and Denver vs. the L.A. Lakers. It’s another five weeks until the NBA draft, and...
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

Tonight @ The Bradley Center, 7 p.m.

Wondering why there are so many more bad drivers on the road tonight than usual? Well, it could have something to do with the Milwaukee Bucks’ 7 p.m. game against the Chicago Bulls.

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