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Scott Walker Campaign Explains $250 Million for New Stadium, Education Cuts

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 08.19.2015 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

In a TMFS sketch, the Scott Walker campaign discusses why Walker gave $250 million plus in taxpayer money for a new stadium for the Milwaukee Bucks after cutting the same amount from the University of Wisconsin system.

Scott Walker Signs Arena Deal, Handing $400 Million To Billionaire NBA Owners

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.13.2015 | Sports

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed legislation Wednesday that commits hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer money to a new arena for the NB...

Anti-Presidential: Money Grubbing, Community Disdaining Candidates

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.27.2015 | Entertainment
Leo W. Gerard

Donald Trump says exactly what the GOP believes. It's a simple axiom: personal wealth accumulation is everything. It's just that when The Donald expresses their credo, he ignores the shinola and emphasizes the crass.

Scott Walker Hates Raising Taxes. But If You Own A Sports Team, He'll Talk

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.23.2015 | Sports

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's efforts to portray himself as the true small-government conservative in the Republican presidential primary could be co...

Travis Waldron

Scott Walker's NBA Arena Plan Just 'Sports Extortion' By Another Name | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.09.2015 | Sports

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made his latest pitch last week to finance a new arena for the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, offering $250 million in public mo...

Scott Walker Defends Corporate Welfare for NBA

David Boaz | Posted 06.10.2015 | Sports
David Boaz

The evidence suggests that attracting a professional sports franchise to a city and building that franchise a new stadium or arena will have no effect on the growth rate of real per capita income and may reduce the level of real per capita income in that city.

NBA Co-Owner's Daughter Shames Reporter Who Called Her 'Trophy Daughter'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.20.2015 | Sports

Good for her.

Jason Kidd Celebrates Fan's Birthday Party 14 Years After He Was Invited

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.19.2015 | Sports

This takes the cake.

NBA Player Blocks, Dunks And Is Not Of This World

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.11.2015 | Sports

Giannis Antetokounmpo, take a bow.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Trade Deadline Winners And Losers | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.20.2015 | Sports

The famed NBA trade deadline has come and gone. Overall, 37 players were moved in 11 trades, including some marquee names and double-digit draft picks...

Former Trail Blazers Player Jerome Kersey Dies

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 04.21.2015 | Sports

"Today we lost an incredible person and one of the most beloved players to ever wear a Trail Blazers uniform."

Samantha Lachman

Scott Walker's Stadium Proposal Bucks Both Liberal And Conservative Desires | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) shifts his focus to national politics in preparation for a likely presidential run, controversy over ...

Scott Walker Decimates Wisconsin Higher Education To Build A Basketball Arena

John A. Tures | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's state faced a big budget deficit. To solve it, he plans to decimate one of the most respected and productive university systems in the country. And he plans to spend hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars for a professional basketball arena.

NBA Player Misses Wide-Open, Game-Winning Layup

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 11.20.2014 | Sports

All Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Knight needed to do was make a wide-open layup in the final seconds of overtime and his team would leave Brooklyn wi...

No Slam Dunk for Billionaires

Sanford D. Horwitt | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Sanford D. Horwitt

Using public funds to build professional sports facilities is an ineffective, inefficient strategy for promoting economic development -- and, one might infer, an especially unseemly use of scare resources in a city like Milwaukee where 29 percent of its nearly 600,000 residents live in poverty. But in our new Gilded Age, big money has no shame.

NBA Power Play Fails

Yahoo! Sports | Posted 06.29.2014 | Sports

After a failed power play in Brooklyn, Nets coach Jason Kidd has entered into serious negotiations to become president of basketball operations for th...

Bucks To Be Sold (But Not Moved?)

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens f...

Kareem Interested In Returning To Bucks

AP | ANDREW WAGNER | Posted 05.03.2014 | Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is interested in returning in some capacity to the Milwaukee Bucks. "If I get a call, I will...

Sixers Guard Missed 2 Dunks In 1 Minute

Posted 02.25.2014 | Sports

76ers guard Tony Wroten somehow managed to miss two dunks in less than a minute on Monday night in a blowout loss to the Bucks. ...

Bulls Top Bucks 91-90

AP | Posted 12.14.2013 | Chicago

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As last-second, game-winning 3-pointers go, this one wasn't the prettiest. But it got the job done, and that's the only thing that...

Bucks Rally Past Depleted Bulls

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 12.11.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — John Henson cracked a smile as he headed down the court after his desperate turnaround splashed through the net. It was that kind of...

D-Rose Scores 24 To Keep Bulls Unbeaten In Preseason

AP | Posted 10.22.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose scored 24 points to keep the Chicago Bulls unbeaten in the preseason with a 105-84 victory over the winless M...

Report: Bucks Trade Brandon Jennings

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 07.30.2013 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have made another move in their busy offseason, acquiring Brandon Jennings as they desperately try to end their f...

Why Does the NBA Hate 'Lil Nate?

Thomas Alter | Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports
Thomas Alter

As this offseason has shown, roster management is a lesson in contrasting styles. The one thing everyone seems to agree on, is they don't want Nate Robinson.

Bucks Look For Scoring Punch

AP | JIM HOEHN | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The daily parade of guard candidates working out for the Milwaukee Bucks is indicative of their draft focus following the departure...