Milwaukee, WI Basketball

Chase Ross Commits To Marquette

On Friday, Class of 2022 guard Chase Ross announced that he is committed to play for Marquette and head coach Shaka Smart. Ross, a 6’4”, 185 pound shooting guard, made his announcement on Instagram Live with Zach Schumaker. Ross first picked up an offer from Smart and his staff in...
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Wisconsin Herd names Chaisson Allen as new head coach

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, on Thursday, Sept. 23, named Chaisson Allen as its head coach. Allen, who becomes the third head coach in team history, returns to the Herd after serving as an assistant coach during the 2019-20 season. More recently, Allen was an assistant coach with the G League’s Long Island Nets during the 2020-21 season.
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Kylee Marks: Inno Under 25

As a former college athlete playing soccer and basketball, Kylee Marks experienced her share of losses. Now working in the drug discovery industry, her sports background helps her deal with the inevitable failures that come with pharmaceutical development. "One loss doesn't dictate the future," Marks said. "Developing a drug is...

Nikola Junewicz joins Real Milwaukee

Real Milwaukee will be returning to FOX6 on Monday, Sept. 27. At a brand new time – weekdays at 10 a.m. All week long on WakeUp we will be revealing more about the show. You're probably wondering who's hosting the show? We're so excited to share that Nikola Junewicz will be joining the show.

Team handles being away from home

The Marquette cross country team participates in meets all around the country, but not in Milwaukee. With leaving campus for various practices and meets, the opportunity for Marquette fans to watch the team is slim to none. The closest meet for the Golden Eagles is in Normal, Illinois. “It’s hard...
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Milwaukee Bucks to host auditions Monday for national anthem musicians

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Bucks will hold auditions Monday, Sept. 20, for musicians who want to sing the national anthem at games during the upcoming 2021-22 season.. Organizers say you can register for an audition on-site at Fiserv Forum Monday. Auditions are open to musicians of all ages,...

Bucks, NCG Break Ground on Deer District Hotel

“It’s a place to live, it’s a place to work, it’s a place to play,” said Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin of the Deer District around Fiserv Forum. Soon, it will also be a place to stay. The team and development partner North Central Group (NCG) hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Friday morning for The Trade, a new 205-room Marriott Autograph Collection hotel.
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Wisconsin Center District requiring employees be vaccinated by November

The Wisconsin Center District, which owns and operates the downtown Milwaukee convention center and other venues, is requiring all of its employees to be vaccinated from COVID-19 by Nov. 1. Marty Brooks, chief executive officer of WCD, told members of the district Board of Directors this morning that all employees...

Lisa Byington Makes History as Bucks’ New Play-By-Play Announcer

After 35 years, the Milwaukee Bucks made an announcement on Wednesday that they hired Lisa Byington as their new full-time voice for gameday broadcasts after longtime announcer, Jim Paschke, retired following the 2020-21 season. Byington makes her mark in history being the first woman to fill a full-time play-by-play position...

Milwaukee Bucks name Lisa Byington new TV play-by-play announcer

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks have announced a new full-time television play-by-play announcer, Lisa Byington. In joining the Bucks she'll become the first female full-time TV announcer for a major men's professional sports team. “We are so excited to welcome Lisa to the Bucks family and to bring such a...

Bucks hire Lisa Byington as TV play-by-play broadcaster

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lisa Byington is making history as the Milwaukee Bucks’ new play-by-play television broadcaster. The Bucks announced the hiring Wednesday and said Byington is the first woman to work as a full-time television play-by-play announcer for any major men’s professional sports team. Byington replaces Jim Paschke. Paschke retired...

Bucks Hire TV Voice

MILWAUKEE, WI (WSAU) — The Milwaukee Bucks filled a key media role on Wednesday, naming Lisa Byington to fill the television play-by-play role. She replaces Jim Paschke who retired after last season. Byington becomes the first full-time female play by play announcer for a major men’s professional sports team. Byington...