Thursday, October 27th, 2016

So let me get this straight. The United States men’s soccer team tied the previous game, lost the next game, and they’re still advancing in the World Cup. And you thought the college football BCS system was screwed up. Here I was looking forward to ESPN showing highlights from sports real Americans care about. Instead, […]

Waukesha Freeman 5/15/14 Page A5 Opinion Business leaders should know real cost of arena Milwaukee Bucks not worth political suicide A recent Milwaukee Business Journal article quotes members of the Waukesha County Business Alliance who are enamored with the idea of building a Taj Mahal for the Milwaukee Bucks. These business leaders also support funding […]

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On Tuesday, RightWisconsin ran a piece by me (yes, subscription required) talking about my thoughts on professional baseball and Ryan Braun. It’s been a long road towards alienation for me, which probably says something about the love I once had for the game. Here’s part: I was at the 2002 All Star Game Home Run […]

I wish some of you would tell me the brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals. – Abraham Lincoln Yovani Gallardo 6 IP, 5 hits, 1 ER, 1 walk, 6 strikeouts 1-2, 1 HR, 2 RBI Print this entry

Each year I make a list of predictions, and each year we examine where I went wrong. Unfortunately the end of the Mayan calendar did not mean the end of the world, so we have 50 predictions to sort through. It might be easier to don the sackcloth and walk barefoot through Canterbury while being […]

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Twenty-five years ago. I know everyone remembers the Easter Sunday game, but how many fans remembered Jim Gantner walked before Dale Sveum hit the home run to win? I went to game 13 at the old Comiskey Park in Chicago to see the Brewers beat the White Sox. It was half price night. I ordered […]

New Chicago Cubs Manager Dale Sveum certainly provided some fireworks when he was with the Milwaukee Brewers as a coach. It’s interesting that he picked former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Chris Bosio to be his pitching coach. I hope the Cubs aren’t in town during Summerfest.   Print this entry

As I’m watching the Brewers play Arizona. I can’t help but think of the man who made all of this possible. Former State Senator George Petak. If it wasn’t for George, the Brewers would not be here. I know this first hand. One of the club’s owners had come to my firm to ask if […]