SPORTS NEWS

The dumbest thing in sports

Column: RICK SOLEM
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Sports are funny sometimes. Other times ...

A Super Bowl between the the only two states that legalized marijuana ...

A Pro Bowl that doesn't feature those teams or an all-star game that requires a player from every team ...

Is there anything dumber in sports than all-star games?

Then again, they are for 12-year-olds who don’t know anything about sports.

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Not so fast Brewers, Garza deal snagged

By RICK SOLEM
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It’s the week before the week before the Super Bowl.

So, let’s talk Brewers baseball?

Thursday, it was reported the Milwaukee Brewers signed 30-year-old right-hander, Matt Garza, to a four-year, $52 million contract.

Not so fast.

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Wisconsin native an Olympic skeleton

Column RICK SOLEM
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The Winter Olympics are a bit weird to me. Weird, as in not at all. Weird as in ordinary, to a degree.

In a way, a person can really relate to the events – skiing, ice skating, sledding … OK, bobsledding.

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UW-L knocks off No. 7, gets No. 1 UW-SP on Saturday

One Top 10 team down this week, and the nation’s No. 1 to go.

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse men’s basketball team bombed away from beyond the arc and put down the No. 7 team in the nation, UW-Whitewater.

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Milwaukee Bucks midseason report

By RICK SOLEM
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It’s been a dismal season for the Milwaukee Bucks.

I know, “Thanks Captain Obvious.”

Some would argue, that’s a good thing, as the Bucks are the favorite for the NBA Draft Lottery so far with a 7-33 record – losing the last nine consecutive games. 

But the way things are headed, this could have catastrophic consequences in the long run and things are getting worse. 

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