Morning Links for Wednesday, Aug. 24

Sherman Park cop and victim led parallel lives, a football Badger retires, parks want permits from PokemonGo players, and Milwaukee tuned out the Games in Rio.

Sherman Park: A cop and the man he shot shared plenty in common, according to a profile of the two men.

Curtain call: A Wisconsin Badger football player retires.

Poke-ing Around: Milwaukee Parks tells PokemonGo players to get a permit or get off our lawns.

No silver screens: Wisconsin Olympians thrived in Rio, but viewership of the Games in Milwaukee declined.



Daniel Simmons grew up in St. Paul, Minn., the “good twin” city. He started his writing career covering the midsection for the Mayo Clinic. Since then he’s written about human smuggling by sea in San Diego, the coyote invasion of Chicago and the political circus in Madison. He also got to write about his childhood idol, Larry Bird, for Runners World. He’s the managing editor.