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Conference Championship Results
Ramie - NE QB Tom Brady - 20.30 pts Leroy -Ind RB Boom Herron - 8.10 pts Gary - GB QB Aaron Rodgers - 8.00 pts Listener (HamBone) - GB RB Eddie Lacy - 7.30 pts  Sparky - Ind QB Andrew Luck - 2.00 pts Season Standings LeRoy - 134...
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Divisional Round Results
Sparky - NE QB Tom Brady - 24.00 pts Leroy - Den RB CJ Anderson - 16.90 pts Listener (Ross) - Ind QB Andrew Luck - 16.50 pts Ramie - Den QB Peyton Manning - 12.50 pts Gary - GB RB Eddie Lacy - 12.00 pts Season Standings LeRoy - 126...
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Wild Card Week Results
Ramie - Ind QB Andrew Luck - 20.80 pts Leroy - Pit WR Antonio Brown - 20.70 pts Sparky - Dal RB Demarco Murray - 18.70 pts Listener  - Dal QB Tony Romo - 18.70 pts Gary - Pit QB Ben Roethlisberger - 18.60...
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Week 17 Results
Listener (John, West Allis) - NYG WR Odell Beckham Jr. - 36.50 pts Leroy - Den RB CJ Anderson - 30.70 pts Gary - GB QB Aaron Rodgers - 24.44 pts Ramie - Pit RB LeVeon Bell - 16.00 pts Sparky - Den QB Peyton Manning - 8.42 pts Season...
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Week 16 Results
Leroy - Dal WR Dez Bryant - 18.30 pts Listener (Erik, Tosa) - Den QB Peyton Manning - 16.44 pts Gary - GB QB Aaron Rodgers - 14,72 pts Ramie - Pit RB LeVeon Bell - 14.20 pts Sparky - Ind QB Andrew Luck - 2.36 pts Season Standings Gary - 102...
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Week 15 Results
Leroy - Pit RB LeVeon Bell - 28.90 pts Listener (Jordan) - Den WR Demaryius Thomas - 24.30 pts Ramie - Dal QB Tony Romo - pts - 20.50 pts Sparky - Den QB Peyton Manning - 13.02 pts Gary - GB QB Aaron Rodgers - 8.10 pts Season...
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Week 14 Results
Ramie - Pit RB LeVeon Bell - 47.50 pts Leroy - Ind QB Andrew Luck - 25.46 pts Sparky - Dal QB Tony Romo - pts - 20.00 pts Gary - Den QB Peyton Manning - 4.72 pts Listener (Zach, Bayview) - Den WR Demaryius Thomas - 3.10 pts Season...
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Week 13 Results
Leroy - Pit RB LeVeon Bell - 39.40 pts Gary - GB QB Aaron Rodgers - 24.92 pts Listener (Josh) - Dal RB DeMarco Murray - 23.30 pts Ramie - Chi RB Matt Forte -11.80 pts Sparky -  Dal QB Tony Romo - 5.86 pts Season Standings Gary...
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Week 12 Results
Leroy - Chi RB Matt Forte - 28.20 pts Listener (Danny, Cudahy) - Den QB Peyton Manning -  28.08 pts Gary - NE QB Tom Brady - 20.96 pts Sparky - GB QB Aaron Rodgers - 19.76 pts Ramie - CHI QB Jay Cutler - 7.20 pts Season...
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Week 11 Results
Gary - GB QB Aaron Rodgers - 28.84 pts Ramie - Chi RB Matt Forte - 23.50 pts Listener (Dick) - GB WR Randall Cobb - 22.90 pts Leroy - GB WR Jordy Nelson - 20.90 pts Sparky - Phi RB LeSean McCoy - 11.60 pts Season Standings Gary - 76 pts Ramie -...
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Sparky's Blog
Thank YOU!
It’s funny how time flies when you’re having fun. To think back to January of 2005 when we launched a sports talk station on AM1250 and mostly everybody in the business thought we were crazy thinking that a second sports talk station could...
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WBY Shootout: Rice Lake 56, Dominican 42
After one close half of basketball, Rice Lake pulled away from Dominican and never looked back on their way to a 56-42 victory in the WBY Shootout at Concordia University. In the first quarter, things were pretty even as Rice Lake were in the lead by...
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WBY Shootout: Whitefish Bay 76, Racine Case 71
After a thrilling first half, Whitefish Bay was able to pull away from Racine Case in the second half and pull out a 76-71 victory in the WBY Shootout at Concordia University. Racine Case struggled with Whitefish Bay's zone and full court press in...
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WBY Shootout: Oshkosh North 68, Wisconsin Lutheran 52
Wisconsin Lutheran, one of the top teams in Division II, was able to stick with Oshkosh North, one of the state's top Division I teams, for one half, but couldn't keep up in the second half as Oshkosh North pulled away and recorded a 68-52...
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WBY Shootout: Neenah 62, Milwaukee Marquette 41
Neenah was in control from the opening tip today against Milwaukee Marquette as they cruised to a 62-41 victory in the WBY Shootout at Concordia University. Neenah took a nine-point lead to start the game behind some slick playmaking from point guard...
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WBY Shootout: West De Pere 65, Milwaukee Washington 49
For the second straight day, West De Pere was able to take care of business and prove themselves worthy of their high ranking at Division II level as they took care of business against MIlwaukee Washington and came away with a 65-49 victory. West De...
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WBY Shootout: What to Look Forward to on Friday
Everything.  I am looking forward to everything tomorrow, but I will highlight just five games that really stick out. West De Pere vs. Milwaukee Washington – Noon – West De Pere was able to handle their first game against a Division...
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WBY Shootout: Wisconsin Lutheran 71, Milwaukee Marquette 60
Wisconsin Lutheran was in control from the start of their game against Milwaukee Marquette and came away with a 71-60 victory in the WBY Shootout at Concordia University. After one quarter, the game was relatively close with Wisconsin Lutheran only...
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WBY Shootout: Ashwaubenon 49, Mukwonago 40
In a game that was much closer than its final score would suggest, Ashwaubenon Jaguars beat Mukwonago  49-40 in the WBY Shootout at Concordia University. The contest was close throughout, but with just over two minutes left Ashwaubenon led by...
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WBY Shootout: West De Pere 62, Racine Case 60
In a battle between two of the state's top teams, West De Pere narrowly escaped with a 62-60 victory over Racine Case in the WBY Shootout at Concordia University. After one quarter, West De Pere was in control with some sharpshooting from Chandler...
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Gary's Blog
My Lambeau Field is GONE!
My first game at Lambeau Field this year was an eye opener, gone is the field or stadium I once played in! I guess in today's game it's all about making money and I understand that, but now as I look at Lambeau somehow it doesn't feel the...
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Man down! Here's what you do....
The Green Bay Packers just suffered their first significant injury of the season. Left tackle Bryan Bulaga  is lost for the season with a ACL injury. So now the big question is what should the Packers do? I think they should put Robert Newhouse back...
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Think outside the box
  Most people think that Green Bay is too small to host a Super Bowl. Well I agree with that, but it would have to include Milwaukee and The Fox Valley to get it done. It can happen if all the different cities are involved to make it a BIG event. We...
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Observations from Rookie Orientations
First round draft pick Dantone Jones worked at right defensive tackle in the base 3-4 defense. BJ Raji played that spot last year so did Johnny Jolly before his drug suspension. This kid is very athletic - the truth is he can play anywhere on...
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Thoughts on 1st Round Pick
People have been asking me about the Packers first round pick Datone Jones on twitter. I thought I would give you my opinion here in a blog. Good pick for the Packers - seems like Ted Thompson finally picked a defensive lineman that fits the Dom...
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My Draft Day Experience
I remember draft day like it was yesterday. Some scout from the Dallas Cowboys came in town the night before and took me and my then girlfriend, soon to be wife, Cathy out to dinner. The next day he wanted to come over and watch the draft with me. I...
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I get it finally!
    Ted Thompson, Mike McCarthy and Mark Murphy's model for building and sustaining a successful organization is through the draft. They also believe in developing and resigning there own players to big contracts instead of signing free...
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The HUGE Regret?
Athletic Director Barry Alvarez announced this week that the Badger football team will be playing Alabama In 2015. The Cowboys Stadium Classic will be hosted of course by Jerry Jones at the new Texas Stadium. I know there are a lot of fans wanting the...
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In Ted We Trust?
      Our mantra over past years is “In Ted We Trust”. But lately we have seen teams make bold moves in free agency to get better. The latest this year has the 49ers picking up Anquan Boldin for a 6th round pick, they have now...
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Observations from the NFL Combine
Tavon Austin, Stedman Baily from West  Virgina was by far the best in Group 1, Justin Hunter from Tennessee caught the ball very well with his hands.  QB Landry Jones of Oklahoma didn't perform well, over threw and behind receivers all day,...
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More About The Show


Gary Ellerson

Gary "The Mule" Ellerson, is no stranger to Milwaukee sports fans. After a stellar playing career at UW-Madison, Ellerson saw time in the USFL with the Memphis Showboats, where he was a teammate of the late Reggie White. He moved on to the NFL with the Green Bay Packers from 1985-86 and then with the Detroit Lions in 1987. Following his football career, Ellerson appeared as a TV analyst on "The Pack Attack" on WISN Channel 12.

Ellerson started out with WSSP as co-host of the Green and Gold Post Game Show. In 2005 he became a full-time employee at WSSP as co-host of the mid-day show.  Currently, Ellerson is co-host of the afternoon drive  "The Big Show", as well as continuing to host the Green and Gold Post Game. Ellerson also appears every Monday and Friday on CBS 58 during the Packer season for "Chalk Talk with Gary Ellerson."

Gary continues to be involved in the community and with the NFL Alumni Association, where he serves as Vice President of the Milwaukee chapter and champions the Alumni Golf outing to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Milwaukee. He is also in involved with the NFL Alumni Madison and Green Bay Chapters and is a member of the NFL Players Association.
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Gary Ellerson's Bio on Wikipedia
Gary's NFL stats from Pro-Football

Steve "Sparky" Fifer

Steve "Sparky" Fifer started out his career in radio in Kenosha, WI interning for Tim Allen and helping to produce a weekend sports talk show for Tim Allen and John Weiser. After a couple of months of interning, he was put on the payroll and started jocking oldies at night on the AM station while engineering high school football and basketball games during the week. During this time he attended Gateway Technical College for Radio Broadcasting, while maintaing two other jobs outside of his radio gig.

After ownership changed, he left to go to Lake Geneva to try his hand in sales. After three months of making every attempt, he didn't make one sale!! Management figured out they made a mistake and made him the morning show producer. While in that role he broke out as an on-air personality by playing the character "Stuttering" Stu Michaels. Sparky used that momentum to cruise into Milwaukee radio a short time later. He landed a gig at WISN-AM as producer of The World’s Greatest Sports Talk Show, staying in that role for 6 years.

When WSSP launched in 2005, Sparky joined the roster. One of the most busy personalities on the station, you can hear him on The Big Show(Weekday Afternoons 2-6pm), Sparky’s Final Inspection (Saturdays 12p-2p), Milwaukee's Real Basketball Post Game Show (after Bucks games)and the Usinger's Baseball Post Game Show (after Brewers games). When he's not on the air, you can catch the avid NASCAR fan following the exploits of his favorite driver, Kevin Harvick.

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Ramie Makhlouf

Ramie Makhlouf (AKA Sir Ramie Makhlouf, AKA Tres Locos Man, AKA Rocky California, AKA Francis, AKA The Big Selfish), having grown up in Palatine, Illinois, is the resident Chicago fan (Cubs, Bears, Bulls) at WSSP.  Ramie graduated in 2004 from UW-Parkside with a Bachelors Degree in communication and started his broadcasting career as an intern at WRJN in Racine, where he eventually worked his way up to producing all things sports on the station.

He's been with WSSP since 2005 and when he's not trying to keep The Big Show on track, you can catch Ramie as the producer and update anchor of The Usinger's Baseball Post-Game Show and Sunday mornings (10-noon) during the football season, as the co-host (along with Tim Allen) of Fantasy Football Weekly.  A few interesting facts about Ramie: he's dabbled in stand-up comedy, seen Phish in concert fifteen times, and lived in Madison for a couple of years in the height of The Ron Dayne Era. Ramie currently resides in Kenosha with his dog, Rocky.

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