There will be extended labor peace in Major League Baseball through 2016. Baseball fanatics will not have to worry about terms such as "decertification" and "court appointed Magistrate" in regards to America's Pastime.
Football. It's as much a Thanksgiving Day tradition as turkey and pumpkin pie. While most in Wisconsin will be glued to the Packers game, plenty will venture outside to test the hamstrings in a good 'ol fashioned backyard bash.
The Chicago Bears are on a roll. Winners of five straight after a 31-20 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, the Bears improved to 7-3 on the season, good for second in the NFC North. If the playoffs were to begin today, the Bears would be in as a wild card team in the NFC.
I'm all for the globalization of American sports - really, I am. It's nice to see that America's past time has made it's way overseas into Europe. It's also nice to see that one particular organization has followed a minor league model in team name and logo.
This morning on Wisconsin's Morning News, we checked in with Milwaukee Brewers beat writer for the Journal/Sentinel, Tom Haudricourt. Tom has been camped out at the Pfister Hotel for the majority of the week for the general manager's meetings.
Below are a list of quotes from Vikings fans following their 45-7 loss to the Green Bay Packers. As always, the comments have not been altered or checked for grammar. These are raw quotes that appeared in the St. Paul Pioneer Press after the Packers dismantled their division rival.
The Green Bay Packers, winners of 14 straight games, will look to improve to 9-0 this season as they take on the Minnesota Vikings (2-6) at Lambeau Field Monday night. With every win, the discussion regarding a possible undefeated season ramps up. It's a predictable topic of discussion for any team that sprints out to a fast start. The question usually associated with the discussion is whether of not the team would benefit by losing a game.
That is the question posed by the USA Today one day ago. In a very interesting feature article, the paper explores the "undercurrent of concern about the influence of the self-proclaimed Worldwide Leader in Sports."
NBA players are bored. Really bored. And while some are content staying at home counting their millions and waiting for the league or the players union to budge, others are seeking more constructive opportunities.