Green Bay Packers

Green Bay, WI

The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. They are currently members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL).




Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee, WI
The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are in the Central Division of the National League. The Brewers were part of the American League from their creation as an expansion club in 1969 through the 1997 season, after which they switched to the National League.



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Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee, WI
The Milwaukee Bucks professional basketball team has called Milwaukee home since 1968. Owners Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry purchased the team from Herb Kohl on April 16, 2014. The Milwaukee Bucks currently play their home games at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee.



Other Sports in Wisconsin

The state also has minor league teams in hockey (Milwaukee Admirals) and baseball (the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, based in Appleton and the Beloit Snappers of the Class A minor leagues). Wisconsin is also home to the Madison Mallards, the La Crosse Loggers, the Eau Claire Express, the Green Bay Bullfrogs, the Wisconsin Woodchucks, and the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters of the Northwoods League, a collegiate all-star summer league. In arena football Wisconsin is represented by three teams: the Wisconsin Wolfpack in Madison in the CIFL; the Green Bay Blizzard of the IFL, and the Milwaukee Mustangs of the AFL.

Wisconsin also has many college sports programs, including the Wisconsin Badgers, of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Panthers of University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. The Wisconsin Badgers football former head coach Barry Alvarez led the Badgers to three Rose Bowl championships, including back-to-back victories in 1999 and 2000. The Badger men’s basketball team won the national title in 1941 and made a second trip to college basketball’s Final Four in 2000. The Badgers claimed a historic dual championship in 2006 when both the women’s and men’s hockey teams won national titles.

The Marquette Golden Eagles of the Big East Conference, the state’s other major collegiate program, is known for its men’s basketball team, which, under the direction of Al McGuire, won the NCAA National Championship in 1977. The team returned to the Final Four in 2003.

The Semi-Professional Northern Elite Football League consists of many teams from Wisconsin. The league is made up of former professional, collegiate, and high school players. Teams from Wisconsin include: The Green Bay Gladiators from Green Bay, WI, The Fox Valley Force in Appleton, WI, The Kimberly Storm in Kimberly, WI, The Central Wisconsin Spartans in Wausau, WI, The Eau Claire Crush and the Chippewa Valley Predators from Eau Claire, WI, and the Lake Superior Rage from Superior, WI. The league also has teams in Michigan and Minnesota. Teams play from May until August.

Wisconsin is home to the world’s oldest operational racetrack. The Milwaukee Mile, located in State Fair Park in West Allis held races there long before the Indy 500.

Wisconsin is home to the nation’s oldest operating velodrome in Kenosha where races have been held every year since 1927.