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No Top 15 Finishers From Wisconsin At NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Sunday Night

For the second week in a row, Paul Menard of Eau Claire was Wisconsin’s top finisher in the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit.  He was 16th in the Coke Zero-400 at Daytona, which did not finish until early today following a three-hour rain delay. Matt Kenseth of Cambridge led the race for one lap, but he More >

Three Former Brewers Will Start For The A.L. All-Star Team Next Week

Two young players the Brewers traded to Kansas City to get Zack Greinke in 2011 have become All-Stars.  Outfielder Lorenzo Cain and shortstop Alcides Escobar were elected by the fans to start for the American League a week from tomorrow night in Cincinnati.  They’re among four Royals chosen.  Their manager, ex-Milwaukee skipper Ned Yost, will More >

Carlos Gomez Missing Time With Wrist Injury

Brewers’ center-fielder Carlos Gomez sat out of yesterday’s Milwaukee win at Cincinnati with a bruised left wrist suffered when he was hit by a pitch on Saturday night.  Gomez was among four batters hit by Reds’ starter Josh Smith. X-rays were negative, and Gomez is officially listed as day-to-day.  He said yesterday he’s not sure More >

Brewers extend win streak to 8 games with 6-1 victory

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Taylor Jungmann allowed four hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Gerardo Parra and Adam Lind hit seventh-inning home runs for the Brewers, who finished off their second undefeated road trip of at More >

Both Wisconsin Golfers Miss The Cut At The West Virginia PGA Tour Stop This Week

Both Wisconsin golfers competing at the Greenbriar Classic missed the cut and are done for the weekend.  Jhonattan Vegas and Scott Langley are tied at the top of the leaderboard at nine-under-par.  They have a one-shot edge over seven others in the field at West Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.  Madison’s Steve Stricker only missed the More >

Brewers Extend Winning Streak In Cincy

A grand slam home run from Carlos Gomez was the big shot as the Milwaukee Brewers ran their winning streak to a season-high six games in a row.  There were plenty of fireworks for the suddenly-red-hot Brewers who beltedCincinnati 12-1 Friday.  Gerrardo Parra and Aramis Ramirez also left the yard with big flies.  Parra’s homer More >

Wisconsin Drivers At Daytona For NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Sunday

Two Wisconsin NASCAR drivers are at Daytona for Sunday’s Coke Zero-400. Matt Kenseth of Cambridge will try to improve on his ninth place standing in the Sprint Cup season point totals.  The same is true for Paul Menard of Eau Claire, who’s 12th.   Qualifying takes place tomorrow.  No Wisconsin drivers are entered for the More >

Bucks Trade Jared Dudley To Washington

The Milwaukee Bucks traded forward Jared Dudley to Washington yesterday for a future second-round draft pick.  The Bucks are not allowed to confirm the deal until a temporary N-B-A moratorium on contract signings and trades ends next Thursday. The Bucks gained a little salary cap room, after Dudley accepted a player option this week for More >

Packers Defensive End Gets One-Game Suspension

Green Bay Packers’ defensive end Datone Jones has been suspended for one game by the N-F-L for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.  He’ll miss the Pack’s regular season opener at Chicago on September 14th.  Jones was reportedly arrested for posession of marijuana the day after the Packers loss at Seattle in the NFC Championship More >

Brewers Sweep The Phillies

The Milwaukee Brewers have swept their first series since last August, after winning at Philadelphia 8-to-7 in eleven innings last night.  Adam Lind drove in the winning run on a single that scored Jonathan Lucroy, who doubled to lead off the frame.  Luis Garcia was tagged with the loss.  He’s now 2-and-3. Michael Blazek pitched More >