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The Wisconsin Badgers rode a roller-coaster last football season. Despite four conference losses UW reached the Big Ten title game because of sanctions to Ohio more

Aug 28, 2013 1:04 AM More Sports

Weeks off don't always come at a good time for football teams, but the breaks broke right for the Badgers and Packers. A bye last week gave UW a chance to recover from a painful loss to Michigan State and prepare more

Nov 7, 2012 12:47 AM More Sports

Lofty expectations are terrific for a sports team—if they're fulfilled. Just ask the Packers how they feel about the “15-1, then one and done” sequel to a Super Bowl title. Now it's the... more

Aug 29, 2012 12:00 AM More Sports

So many topics and only so much space. The Observers gab so well that they often find themselves with a backlog of blather. So Frank's latest trip Back East provided an opportunity to work off some surplus comments from recent weeks... more

Aug 9, 2012 12:00 AM More Sports

Call the Observers what you will—traitors to the American way, apostates to the great creed of sports fandom—but the NFL's annual pageant for restocking its rosters... more

May 3, 2012 12:00 AM More Sports

Quite often at intermission I’m assessing my feelings of the first part of a show. I’m able to channel out what other people say because they are having casual conversations about other things. Every once in a while, I’ll find myself sitting nex.. more

Mar 25, 2012 10:36 AM Theater

Bret Bielema said it best: “All the stars had to be aligned for that to happen.” The Wisconsin football coach was talking about the final play Saturday night in East Lansing, Mich., but his words applied to the entire game... more

Oct 25, 2011 12:00 AM More Sports

 First Stage Chilren's Theatre revisits SEUSSICAL--THE MUSICAL for the first time in a few years. And while I feel like almost any producion of the contemporary children's classic is going to pale in comparison to First Stage's last production w.. more

Sep 25, 2011 6:42 PM Theater

Thesummer that began with high hopes for the Milwaukee Brewers has endedwith Wisconsi Thesummer that began with high hopes for the Milwaukee Brewers has endedwith Wisconsin f ,Sports more

Sep 23, 2009 12:00 AM More Sports

Economic Economicrecovery, health-care reform, national security—you’d think Congress ,Sports more

Jul 22, 2009 12:00 AM More Sports

This week,mystery lingers in the air like the teasing portents of spring. A hostof well The Mirror’s Edge ,Books more

Apr 2, 2008 12:00 AM Books

The Miramar Theatre, 9 p.m. A sort of Flight of the Conchords for the kosher set, the The Complete Travel Detective BibleThe Consummate Insider Tells YouWhat You Need to Know ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Dec 5, 2007 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

After screenings at the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival and then the Milwaukee Internat Located at 2014 N. Farwell Ave. Phone:271-7465. Web site: www.myspace.com/pepestaco. Brun ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Dec 5, 2007 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee 1 Comments

Bring the unadorned aluminum pole out of the crawl space: Brady Street honors the vaguel The Complete Travel Detective BibleThe Consummate Insider Tells YouWhat You Need to Know ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Dec 5, 2007 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee 3 Comments

With minimal dialogue but plenty of scene-setting, the 2006 Taiwanese film I Don't Want to Abominations ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Nov 29, 2007 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Wisconsin breaks into BCS top 25October 28, 2007 | 08:29 PMAfter a command performance yesterday that no one got to see (damn you Big Ten Network!!) the Badgers edged their way back into rankings and showed up at 21 on this week's BCS standings.. more

Oct 28, 2007 4:00 AM More Sports

New BCSOctober 21, 2007 | 01:53 PMBeware Boston Collge of the curse of #21. Ohio St.2. Boston College3. LSU4. Arizona St.6. Oklahoma7. West Virginia8. Virginia Tech9. Kansas10. South Florida11. Florida12. USC13. Missouri.. more

Oct 21, 2007 4:00 AM More Sports

Street, Turris Help Badgers Down Robert Morris, 7-2October 21, 2007 | 01:53 PMMadison, Wis. (from UWBadgers.com)Two Badgers scored two goals each, as the University of Wisconsin men's hockey team toppled Robert Morris, 7-2, in their home-open.. more

Oct 21, 2007 4:00 AM More Sports

Ding Dong the Witch is DeadOctober 07, 2007 | 12:11 PMThe Wicked Witch of the West is dead.Sadly, I didn't see it, but USC lost to Stanford tonight.I missed a lot of good action, but I will have plenty to report on Wisconsin Hockey tomorrow.. more

Oct 7, 2007 4:00 AM More Sports

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