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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.. 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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' ".. 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 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 more

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