hits slam, Brewers
lose 7-6 to Cardinals
says he's look
for fit in Raiders visit
LOUIS - The first inning had been the Milwaukee Brewers'
strongest suit all season. This time, the St. Louis Cardinals
turned the tables and put them in a hole just large enough
that six RBIs from Aramis Ramirez left them short. Ramirez
hit a pair of three run homers, but the Cardinals never
trailed after David Freese hit a grand slam in a five-run
first inning of a 7-6 victory on Friday night.
ARBOR, Mich. - Charles Woodson pushed back a visit to Oakland
to pursue a reunion with the Raiders because extending his
career in the NFL isn't his only mission. The
2009 NFL Defensive Player of the Year would've traveled to the
Bay Area from Denver after meeting with the Broncos on
Wednesday, but he had charity obligations this weekend to
support Mott Children's Hospital.
favored to take Preakness,
set up Triple try
Michael Phelps planning a comeback? A
report Friday night from WBBH, an NBC television affiliate
in Fort Myers, Fla., said Phelps will return to swimming
with an eye toward competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The
three-paragraph story on the station's Web site was posted
by news anchor Peter Busch, who is the son of Frank Busch,
director of the U.S. national swim team. "The
greatest Olympian of all time isn't hanging up his swimsuit,
after all," the report said, without citing any
- Orb is ready for his whirl at history. The
Kentucky Derby winner was in a playful mood the day before
the Preakness, making faces for photographers between
nibbles of grass outside his stall at Pimlico Race Course.
couldn't be more pleased with the way he's doing,"
trainer Shug McGaughey said at his final pre-Preakness
media briefing Friday morning. "I can't see any
adversity. I would have to think it would take a pretty
darn good horse to beat him if he goes over and runs his
Williams reaches Italian Open final
- A week out from the French Open, Serena Williams is one
victory away from winning her fourth consecutive title
Cup players into last 8 at World Match Play
Bulgaria - Ryder Cup-winning teammates Graeme McDowell,
Nicolas Colsaerts and Francesco Molinari are through to
the quarterfinals of the World Match Play Championship.
player stabbed, seriously injured in fight
Serbia - Serbian police say Predrag Danilovic, who played
for the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks, is seriously
injured after being stabbed in a fight.
approves new rules to keep wrestling in games
- Wrestling's governing body has approved new rule and
constitutional changes aimed at modernizing the sport and
keeping it in the Olympics after 2016.
Milwaukee Bucksí Luc Richard Mbah a Moute loves his Milwaukee
neighborhood. Itís close to downtown and work and the always
interesting Brady Street. "I like to walk to the lake when itís
nice or jog there, too," he says.
the country ramps up for March Madness, watch for players with
Milwaukee ties when the 68 teams take to the courts this month. Racine
Horlick grad Jamil Wilson, a 6-7 junior forward, one of Marquetteís
leading scorers and rebounders, and Jake Thomas, a 6-foot-3-inch
junior guard from Racine St. Catherineís, hope to help the Golden
Eagles to a third straight Sweet 16 appearance.
on the board
Levin dips far into his childhood to recall how he got involved in
him, the roar of stoked skaters makes for a constant echo
throughout his cavernous Four Seasons Skatepark.
brotherhood of football
Watt was the youngest of five girls in her family ó and she knew
what she wanted when she was starting her own. "I prayed when
I was pregnant that I would have boys, and thatís what I
got," she says.
a professional sports team never even crossed the mind of Waukesha
resident Elzie Flenard when he was playing high school basketball in
Illinois. Now, Flenard, 29, is the new owner of the expansion
way for Jennipede
runners are a dedicated bunch normally ó letís face it, running
26.2 miles requires some serious devotion. But on Oct. 2, members of
Team Jenny will show what dedication truly means when they run linked
together during the Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon.
Winken, Blinken and Nod, sailing from the nursery in a wooden shoe,
the Soling sailors from the Milwaukee Yacht Club sail in boats built
for speed and maneuverability.
When you love what you do, it
shows. You live it, think it and are obsessed with it 24/7.
Perhaps freelance photographer Peter DiAntoni is obsessed with
biking, or he is at least very passionate about it ó insomuch
that he created a biking magazine to prove it.
Abe Clarkís first running goal was set
back in fifth grade. A twinge of sibling rivalry turned into a
passion when Clark was determined to beat big brother Benís new
mile record at Gillett Middle School in Gillett.
young boy what he wants to be when he grows up. If he doesnít
say a firefighter, the answer is probably a Major League
baseball player. The dream starts in T-ball, and for most
continues to Little League.
whole new ballgame
Chinooks will be one of 17 teams from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan,
Iowa and Ontario competing in the Northwoods wooden bat baseball
league this summer.
LAX in the house
Lacrosse, one of the nationís fastest growing sports, has found a
home throughout the Midwest, including Milwaukee. Itís been
played predominantly on the East Coast, but itís gaining ground
here through youth and high school programs.
of the swing
As global creative
director of Racquet Cosmetics for Wilson Sporting Goods in
Chicago, he is not your average art director. "Iím not the kind
of person who walks around wearing black clothes with a serious
expression at all times," he laughs. "I love color, and I love
to laugh and have a good time. Thatís the real me."
to burn some serious calories? Join the boot camp craze sweeping
Milwaukee. These military-inspired workouts pack a powerful punch ó
and major fun.
the beaten path
Taking her place
on the front line of the 2012 USA Cycling Cyclo-Cross Nationals last
month in Madison, 17-year-old Corrie Osborne was already among the
nationís cyclo-cross elite.
Jorgensen never dreamed of becoming an Olympic athlete. Even during
college, when she reached All-American status in track, she didnít
have her sites set on representing the United States at the games.
it was the marathon, then the triathlon; now itís adventure racing
for thrill-seeking athletes. Adventure racing takes the running,
biking, paddling and distance from other endurance sports, but ramps
up the challenge.
Often referred to as
the "sport of kings," itís not surprising there are so many
misconceptions surrounding the game of polo. Margie Paur is
doing her best to challenge those preconceived notions and bring
the perceived "upper class" sport to suburbia.