SPORTS NEWS

Manning or Wilson, Denver or Seattle?

Column: RICK SOLEM
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Peyton Manning this, Seattle defense that, when you’re from the Midwest, it really doesn’t matter.

What matters heading into Super Bowl XLVIII is the spread. The drinks. The food. The company.

Some Wisconsin diehards will root for Seattle QB Russell Wilson or Denver RB Montee Ball, but when it’s all said and done, all anyone wants is one last chicken wing before heading home after having watched something that resembles a competitive game with a lot of scoring.

That’s not going to happen.

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Brewers' Uecker cutting back

By RICK SOLEM
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If there’s one thing I love about baseball, it’s listening to Bob Uecker talking about everything but baseball during a Milwaukee Brewers game.

And maybe he sprinkles in some in-game action, but I simply enjoy his humor and his stories, because 162 games is just a lot of the same to me when it comes to broadcasts.

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