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Coulee Region Chill sold, moving to Chippewa Falls

The Coulee Region Chill have been sold and are moving to Chippewa Falls. The NAHL announced the news Monday. The Chill will be renamed the Chippewa Steel and begin playing there this upcoming season. The Chill played for eight seasons in the Coulee Region, moving to the area from Mason City, Iowa, in 2010. They […]

WATCH: Brewers Hader sets MLB record with eight strikeout in 2⅔ innings

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader set a MLB record on Monday night against the Cincinnati Reds. The left-hander entered came in with one out in the seventh inning and a one-run lead and struck out eight of the nine batters he faced to preserve the 6-5 win. .@jhader17 often gets compared to Randy Johnson. The […]

LeBron: “As a kid you always have those 3, 2, 1 moments”

LeBron James on the game-winner: “As a kid you always have those 3, 2, 1 moments. Being able to have one of those moments. It felt like I was a kid all over again, playing basketball at my house with makeshift hoops and my socks as a basketball, and making the ‘swoosh’ noise. That’s what […]

Antetokounmpo pledges to be more aggressive offensively in Game 6

BOSTON — The road team can’t seem to win and the Milwaukee Bucks couldn’t hit a shot in Game 5 Tuesday at the Boston Celtics. It was another terrible shooting game from Eric Bledsoe and Giannis Antetokounmpo decided he wasn’t going to shoot, as the Celtics took a 3-2 series lead with a 92-87 win. […]

Miami’s Brinson, key piece of Brewers’ Yelich trade, hits 2 HRs … against old team; Braun gets 1,000th RBI with pinch-hit HR

The dude the Milwaukee Brewers traded for Christian Yelich hit the first two home runs of the season, and third and fourth of his young career Wednesday night … against his old team. Back in Milwaukee? @LewisBrinson decided he would go yard. Twice. pic.twitter.com/3GYNYNq4N2 — MLB (@MLB) April 20, 2018 But, that’s not to say […]

EMBIID PLAYS, meaning only took 4 years for the Top 3 picks of 2014 draft to make playoffs

So far, Joel Embiid’s the big winner of the Top 3 picks in the 2014 NBA draft. They all needed four years to make the playoffs but only Embiid has a win, so far (though one could argue Andrew Wiggins is kind of the biggest winner having already signed a max deal). If you remember, […]

BLEDSOE on Rozier: “Who? I don’t even know who the (bleep) that is.”

Dear Eric Bledsoe, Terry Rozier is the dude that busted you on the 3-pointer at the end of Game 1. Terry Rozier is the the dude that’s had back-to-back 23-point games. Terry Rozier is the dude that’s gone 7-for-14 from beyond the arc in this series. Terry Rozier is the dude with 11 assists and […]

Bucks and Timberwolves Game 1 afterthoughts

The weather may have sucked in the midwest for mid-April but it sure was great for those who needed an excuse to watch eight NBA games. It’s hard to know how to feel after the Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota Timberwolves losses. But, let’s just call it another installment of Rick Poops On: Bucks and Timberwolves […]

Bucks, Wolves blow golden opportunities Thursday in playoff picture

Both the Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota Timberwolves severely disappointed Thursday with pivotal games on the schedule that had major playoff implications. The Bucks are trying to secure the seventh seed in the eastern conference to avoid playing the Toronto Raptors and Cleveland Cavs. So, what do they do? Lost to the lowly Brooklyn Nets, 119-111. […]

WATCH: Closer Knebel clutches hammy, goes to ground after throwing pitch, as Brewers are shut out

For the second consecutive game the Milwaukee Brewers were shut out. First it was by the rival St. Louis Cardinals — a game in which Milwaukee’s red hot Christian Yelich was injured. Thursday, it was at the hands of the Chicago Cubs — a game in which closer Corey Knebel injured his hamstring and is […]

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