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Inspired by a young man at a gym, Bell founded City Champs—a nonprofit providing scholarships to youth that allows them to train at local martial arts gyms. Read more


History professor Louis Moore reconstructs a lost prize-fighting subculture. Read more



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"The biggest night in the sport’s history…”?That’s what many are calling the Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiaoencounter this coming Saturday night. And at a $99.95 pay-per-view price, I’mcalling it “the most expensive night in the sport’s his.. Read more

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With boxing enjoyinga national upsurge in interest due to the May 2 mega-million-dollar-fight forthe welterweight title between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, it’s worthrecalling some of the great, gritty movies about The Sweet Science... Read more

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“Do you see this?” coach Frank Porter says, pointing to a long shelf jammed with trophies. Porter, program director at Ace Boxing Club, is talking to his beginner class of boxers lined up inside the ring... Read more

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Here it comes, starting Friday night: A quadrennial quest for gold by the world's top competitors—Coca-Cola, Visa, McDonald's, GE, Procter & Gamble... And then there are the Summer Olympic Games in London... Read more

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The term “concert cruise” typically conjures thoughts of Hawaiian-shirted Jimmy Buffett cover bands and Pat McCurdy types, but for its 2010 schedule the Milwaukee Boat Line has played against type. Rather than recycle headliners from the ci... Read more

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Lincoln Avenue is not the busiest street in West Allis, so why are there so many cars at the intersection of 62nd Street? Because this site is home to Fratelli’s (6202 W. Lincoln Ave.). Seating is limited to three tables in the small interi... Read more

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I was going to just post the first question in this "mailbag" from, but all of the questions are worthy thinking points heading into Spring Training, so I'll post the whole thing... What are the chances any of the Brewers' ".. Read more

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Through March 23, the Milwaukee Art Museum will display its latest exhibition, The P Wall Street Journal ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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The Milwaukee Art Museum debuts its latest exhibition today, The Powerful Hand of George Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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