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Bradley Center: Out of date?

Besides playing in one of the NBA’s smallest markets, the Milwaukee Bucks (NBA) face another huge challenge: Bradley Center may be at the end of its economic lifespan. Bradley Center, the successor to the MECCA, was a top-level NBA facility when it opened 24 years ago. With a decent capacity — 18,700 — and a […]

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Big Ten hockey conference one step closer?

The news that the College Hockey Showcase was shutting down after this weekend’s run at Mariucci Arena may not have news outside Minneapolis, but it was one more piece of data indicating the Big Ten would be forming a hockey conference down the road. The decision to drop the College Hockey Showcase was fueled by […]

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Badgers adding new arena to athletic complex

{jathumbnail off} The University of Wisconsin is adding a smaller arena to its oncampus facilities: La Bahm Arena, a practice facility that will also serve as the home to the nationally ranked UW women’s hockey team, received state approval and should be open in the fall of 2012. The new arena will seat 2,400 and […]

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