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Tom Kertscher
Authored books on Al McGuire, Brett Favre. Sports freelancer/Associated Press. Grad/UW-Madison, Ohio State. Fan/Packers, UW, OSU, MU, Brewers, Cubs.
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Tom Kertscher Oct 6
“Change is going to happen when people who are invested in equitable treatment of girls and women in sports are put into positions to make decisions to make that kind of change happen." -- to me for future alumni magazine article on sexism in sports
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Tom Kertscher Oct 3
"Women's sports aren't interesting unless there's some sort of scandal or controversy, or some sort of other other element beyond just athleticism and physicality and competition.”--Sociologist Cheryl Cooky to me for future Purdue alum mag story, criticizing mainstream media
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Tom Kertscher Oct 1
Sociologist Cheryl Cooky to me for future Purdue alum mag article on sexism in sports: “Change is going to happen when people who are invested in equitable treatment of girls and women in sports are put into positions to make decisions to make that kind of change happen."
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Tom Kertscher Sep 28
. to me for future Alumnus mag story, criticizing mainstream media: "Women's sports aren't interesting unless there's some sort of scandal or controversy, or some sort of other other element to it beyond just athleticism and physicality and competition.”
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Tom Kertscher Sep 3
Cubs' Cole Hamels on Cubs-Brewers rivalry: “You can definitely feel it when you have a majority of Cubs fans in the stands. I don’t know if that’s a rivalry yet. I've been in rivalries. So, they're not going to like me for the comment, but you can look at the ticket sales."
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Tom Kertscher Aug 24
We’re starting the 15th inning, with the Pirates and Brewers tied at 4, and neither team has gotten a hit since the 11th.
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Tom Kertscher Aug 15
My look at how Kareem compared the national anthem and slavery songs.
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Tom Kertscher Aug 13
Packers president Mark Murphy: NFL anthem protests have "divided our fans; quite honestly, I think it divides our players. You've got players on different sides of it. I'm really hopeful that we can move past this and find a resolution."
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Tom Kertscher Aug 13
NFL anthem protests have "divided our fans; quite honestly, I think it divides our players. You've got players on different sides of it. I'm really hopeful that we can move past this and find a resolution." -- prez Mark Murphy to
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Tom Kertscher Jul 20
Brewers' Josh Hader on his tweets: “It hurts me deeply...I’m grateful for having my teammates behind me. I hope they know the person I truly am...I want them to know I’m sorry for what I did...They were never my beliefs. I was young. I was saying stuff out of just ignorance."
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Tom Kertscher Jul 20
. at Miller Park after meeting with ' Josh Hader: “I could tell that he is punishing himself more than probably anyone else could. I feel like, if we can get through this first couple days, he has a great chance to prove to everybody who he really is.”
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Tom Kertscher Jul 20
With the NFL-national anthem controversy back in the news, a look back at PolitiFact Wisconsin's review of whether the "NFL family" is one of the most diverse in the world, as Green Bay Packers players said.
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Tom Kertscher Jul 17
Runs, Hits, Errors — shouldn’t we just change the line to Runs, Hits, Home Runs?
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Tom Kertscher Jun 19
Milwaukee Bucks basketball player Sterling Brown has filed a civil rights suit against Milwaukee over being tased by police. My look at how much the city has paid out in police misconduct cases:
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Tom Kertscher Jun 7
Milwaukee Bucks VP Alex Lasry on new Bucks arena: “You damn right we’ll have some gender neutral bathrooms.”
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Tom Kertscher Jun 6
2018–Year of the Apology Ad? Wells Fargo, Facebook, Uber.
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Tom Kertscher May 27
"Whether I was parked illegally or not, it shouldn't have led to what it led to. I could have just gotten a ticket and went home, paid however much money and that should have been it." -- Bucks' Sterling Brown, on being tased by Milwaukee police
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Tom Kertscher May 25
.' Sterling Brown to , on being tased by police: "Whether I was parked illegally or not, it shouldn't have led to what it led to. I could have just gotten a ticket and went home, paid however much money and that should have been it."
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Tom Kertscher May 24
My factcheck on whether Milwaukee, where policed tased Bucks rookie guard Sterling Brown, has paid over $22M in police misconduct cases.
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Tom Kertscher May 23
My look, when the NFL national anthem controversy last surfaced, at whether the “NFL family” is diverse.
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