Milwaukee is a city of sports. It is home to the Milwaukee Brewers professional baseball team, which won the 2011 National League Central Division Championship and plays its home games at Miller Park, a 42,000-seat baseball stadium just west of downtown.
The Milwaukee Bucks NBA professional basketball team, is building a new $500 million arena in downtown Milwaukee. Milwaukee is also home to professional hockey team, the Milwaukee Admirals, the Milwaukee Wave, professional soccer team, and collegiate basketball teams at Marquette and UW-Milwaukee.
Green Bay, home of the legendary Green Bay Packers and Lambeau Field, is just a few hours north of Milwaukee. The Packer Hall of Fame includes memorabilia from this legendary team, including the trophy from the 2012 Super Bowl.
Just one hour west of Milwaukee is Madison’s Camp Randall, home of the University of Wisconsin Badgers, which is abuzz with activity on Saturdays when the team is in town. Sporting enthusiasts can also watch two Division I college basketball teams in Milwaukee – the Marquette University Golden Eagles and the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Panthers.
For information about sporting events, visit the following websites:
Milwaukee Brewers (baseball): www.milwaukeebrewers.com
Milwaukee Bucks (basketball): www.bucks.com
Milwaukee Wave (indoor soccer): www.milwaukeewave.com
Milwaukee Admirals (hockey): www.milwaukeeadmirals.com
Green Bay Packers (football): www.packers.com