1. TV Guide: What To Look for in Brewers-Phillies NLDS

    When the confetti dropped at Miller Park a little less than an hour after the Brewers beat the Cubs 3-1, many of the of 45,000 fans that had attended the game stayed, wanting to be part of the potential celebration if the Mets lost...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 462 reads 2 comments

  2. Critical Arms Race: Brewers Put Together Staff for Phils

    When the Milwaukee Brewer’s season began in earnest five months ago, Brew Crew fans expected the playoffs...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 1,448 reads 6 comments

  3. Thoughts from My Couch: NFL Week Three

    The NFL season really starts to feel like it has hit stride after the third week. Teams falling to 0-3 have a real hurdle to overcome, and those that start 3-0 can start to gear up for a run at the postseason...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 308 reads 4 comments

  4. Thoughts From My Couch: NFL Week Two

    With a game in the books and another week to iron out the kinks from the preseason, players and coaches understand the second week of the season can be crucial...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 349 reads 0 comments

  5. Thoughts from My Couch: NFL Week One

    The first week of the NFL season tends to be somewhat an extension of the preseason: sloppy games, often lopsided scores, and not really much to take away except whether you came to play or not...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 498 reads 0 comments

  6. 2008 NFL Season Preview: From ACL's To MVP's

    The great thing about blogging is the worst thing about blogging, most bloggers don't get paid. That means when I say I'm going to preview every conference before the seasons starts ...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 172 reads 0 comments

  7. The Fallacy of Hip-Hop "Culture" in Sports

      You can hear it on any given day: hip hop rocking the speakers at a high school gymnasium before a basketball game. It is a tradition at a Midwest college football game to go crazy to House of Pain’s, “Jump Around” to start the fourth quarter...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 1,105 reads 2 comments

  8. Thoughts From My Couch: Preseason Week Two

    The NFL landscape continues to prove why it is the most entertaining soap opera on or off television. Brett Favre has become Jet Favre. I know that is 10,000 words all by itself, but frankly, I don't have the energy left...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 706 reads 0 comments

  9. 2008 NFL Season Preview: AFC East

    The problem with writing a weekly NFL preview story with predictions, projections, and prognostications is that if you make those picks and figure out records, matchups etc., things have to remain in stasis for those predictions to have any relevance...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 1,522 reads 1 comments

  10. Shakin' and Bakin': The 10 Best Moves in the NBA

    One of the biggest criticisms of NBA players and NBA games has been the focus on isolation games. But think about this—remember when Iverson crossed Michael Jordan and everyone went crazy? ...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 3,571 reads 13 comments

  11. 2008 NFL Season Preview: NFC South

    It is just the preseason, so no one get too excited. People seemed less upset with my AFC South projections, so frankly, I have less to say before we get to the NFC South. I had some relevant ideas, but I got them out yesterday, so we won't rehash...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 907 reads 3 comments

  12. Thoughts From My Couch: The "Start" of the NFL Season

    Brett Favre has drawn the ire of the national media. Pacman Jones must now be called Adam. Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens have been quiet...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 772 reads 3 comments

  13. 2008 NFL Season Preview: AFC North

    I am a little late with this week's preview because this is actually last week's preview. Before we dive in, I want to again address some concerns people are having. Perhaps debunking a few myths will help...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 1,105 reads 6 comments

  14. Where Pro Sports Falter BCS Can Get It Right

    The Golden State Warriors won 48 games last season and missed the playoffs in the West. In the East, the Atlanta Hawks' 37 wins "earned" them a trip to the post-season...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 570 reads 13 comments

  15. 2008 NFL Season Preview: NFC East

    Man this is fun...getting Raider fans all riled up. I got Packer fans arguing with Viking fans about Brett Favre, even though I said I wouldn't talk about it. That is why you have to love the NFL...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 1,532 reads 15 comments

  16. Green Bay Packers' Only Option? Bring Brett Favre Back

    In March, when Brett Favre told the world he could still play but wasn't sure he wanted to, I didn't know what to do...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 6 years ago 1,381 reads 37 comments

  17. 2008 NFL Season Preview: AFC West

    While the regular season does not begin until September, I thought with baseball our only sport of interest right now, we needed to inject a little NFL. I don't plan on talking about Brett Favre, or Pacman Jones...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about almost 7 years ago 5,033 reads 42 comments

  18. Coming Attractions: Stars Headed to Milwaukee Create Attitude Overhaul

    A powerful thunderstorm ripped through Milwaukee early Monday morning. My high school English teacher, James Kearney, would say that rain symbolizes change. The life-giving power of water offered a rebirth...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about 6 years ago 485 reads 0 comments

  19. Burned by The Fire: The Story of Sebastian Telfair

    A year after Lebron James became the "next high school phenom" in the NBA, Sebastian Telfair was drafted 13th overall by the Portland Trail Blazers...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about 6 years ago 565 reads 8 comments

  20. Between The Sheets: Brewers Must Make Tough Decisions About Their Ace

    Imagine stepping into the batter's box, a 24 year old rookie having been in the big leagues less than two weeks. A beautiful night in Atlanta, it is the top of the fourth inning at Turner Field and you're down 4-0 already...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about 6 years ago 211 reads 1 comments

  21. Deep Thoughts: Lingering Observations From the NBA Draft 2008

    The NBA Draft has always been the hardest to scout, to predict, and to understand. With only two rounds, teams really have to focus in on the players they like and the ones they don't...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about 6 years ago 739 reads 5 comments

  22. 2008 NBA Mock Draft

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  23. Miami Heat Can Turn Consolation Prize Into A Lucky Break

    I have to admit I have only been following the Miami Heat since Dwyane Wade was drafted fifth overall in 2003...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about 6 years ago 543 reads 0 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant: Heavy Lies the Crown

    It's over and I'm glad we get to put this to bed. In the immortal words of Hawk Harrelson, "He gone." The "he" I am referring to is Kobe Bryant and I have to be honest, I couldn't be happier...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about 6 years ago 772 reads 18 comments

  25. Elton Brand for Shawn Marion a Perfect Match—Clippers' Trade Talk Heats Up

    Personnel moves in the NBA rarely make sense. For some reason the T-Wolves agreed to take one good player and a bunch of scrubs for a HOF player and the Memphis Grizzlies agreed to send one of the best scoring big men in the NBA to a contender for...

    Peter Bukowski Written by Peter Bukowski about 6 years ago 1,331 reads 1 comments