NBA teams are rebranding left and right—but no one has done so better than the Milwaukee Bucks. The post In Design appeared first on SLAMonline.
On Sunday, Scott Walker was on Meet the Press with Chuckles the Toad and the subject of Walker giving a quarter of a billion dollars in corporate welfare to the billionaires that own the Milwaukee Bucks. Walker tried to defend this indefensible...Show More Summary
Milwaukee's top development official and its chief financial officer will publicly present details Monday of the final piece of a proposed $500 million funding puzzle to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks and help keep the NBA franchise in the city.
I've got a piece in Politico Magazine today looking at Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recent deal to back the construction of a new stadium for the Milwaukee Bucks with public money, and his history of dubious attempts to boost jobs and economic growth in the state via taxpayer funding and government-designed agencies. Show More Summary
The Milwaukee Bucks today announced Alicia Dupies as the organization’s new Vice President of Community Relations. Dupies brings over 20 years of experience in project development and community affairs to the Bucks staff, where she will also serve as the managing director of the new Bucks Foundation, which will be launched later this fall. “From the [...]
Milwaukee Bucks second-year man Jabari Parker has got his swagger back—and he was running over everyone on the court Friday, crossing up one defender before dunking on the next. Did we mention the defenders were kids? Because it was at the Bucks' summer basketball camp—y ou know, youth camp. Show More Summary
Here’s the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporting on Chris Copeland, who became a member of the Bucks this summer: Chris Copeland said his relationship with Bucks coach Jason Kidd played a big role as the the 31-year-old forward signed a one-year deal with Milwaukee last month. Copeland is expected to play a key role off the bench and his ability [...]
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. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent forward Marcus Landry, General Manager John Hammond announced Monday.
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent forward Marcus Landry, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Landry, 29, was undrafted after a four-year collegiate career at the University of Wisconsin. A Milwaukee native, LandryShow More Summary
The Milwaukee Bucks may be signing Marcus Landry soon. The post Report: Marcus Landry Expected to Sign with Milwaukee Bucks appeared first on SLAMonline.
Earlier this week, Scott Walker signed the bill that put $250 million (actually $400 million after interest is added in) of taxpayer money to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. Even though he couldn't find money to fund public...Show More Summary
The decision to spend public money on a new home for the Milwaukee Bucks offers a case study in all that is wrong in the arena-shakedown age.
With the USA Basketball Showcase coming down to the wire Thursday night, Orlando Magic high-flyer Victor Oladipo threw down a ferocious dunk on Milwaukee Bucks point guard Michael Carter-Williams. This wasn ’t some cute little scrimmage slam, though. Show More Summary
The Post reports, “Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed legislation Wednesday to spend $250 million from taxpayers on a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team — a deal he has championed for months despite fierce opposition from fiscal conservatives who usually agree with him.” This may be another strike against him for fiscal […]
The Milwaukee Bucks have one of the most exciting young teams in the NBA, and there's no telling how far they might go in the weaker Eastern Conference in the 2015-16 season. Milwaukee's schedule dropped Wednesday, and it can be viewed by clicking here, courtesy of the Bucks' official website. Show More Summary
The decision to spend $250 million on a new home for the Milwaukee Bucks exposes Gov. Scott Walker, who is running for president as a fiscal conservative, to charges of corporate welfare.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took a break from the presidential campaign trail Wednesday to commit $250 million in taxpayer money to pay for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.
The owner of the Milwaukee Bucks wants a new stadium. But he doesn't want to pay for it himself. So he's threatened to move the Bucks to a new city if Wisconsin doesn't pony up $250 million to help finance the shiny new sports palace...Show More Summary
Scott Walker had a bill-signing today, but something tells me this isn’t one he’s going to be trumpeting too loudly out on the campaign trail: Gov. Scott Walker signed the Milwaukee Bucks arena funding bill Wednesday morning at the Exposition Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park. The legislation commits $250 million in public money to […]