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Packers Have 29th Pick As NFL Draft Begins

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers have the 29th pick in the NFL Draft that begins tonight in Philadelphia. There’s been talk that general manager Ted Thompson could trade down, and maybe get an extra pick in the second round. But if he doesn’t, you can expect Green Bay to stock up on More >

Packers Sign Six Time Pro Bowl Guard Evans

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Packers may have found their replacement for TJ Lang when they signed six time Pro Bowl guard Jahri Evans from New Orleans. The 33-year-old Evans signed a one year contract with Green Bay on Wednesday, after playing for eleven years with the Saints. New Orleans drafted Evans in the fourth More >

Green Bay Receiver Allison Settles Marijuana Case

(Manitowoc, WI)  —  Green Bay receiver Geronimo Allison escapes a criminal record after reaching a plea deal for his charge of possessing marijuana. The charge was reduced this week to a non criminal ordinance violation, and a Manitowoc County judge ordered him to pay $330 in fines and court costs and perform community service. The More >

Brewers Sweep Reds; Thames Says He’s OK After Hamstring Injury

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers complete a three game home sweep of Cincinnati with a 9-4 victory on Wednesday. First baseman Eric Thames left in the eighth inning after his left hamstring tightened up but manager Craig Counsell says it’s not serious, and the Major League home run leader says he expects to play More >

Thames Gets Three Drug Tests Amid Home Run Streak

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  As Eric Thames sets early season power records, Major League Baseball appears to be testing him more for PEDs and other drugs. Thames has set a new Brewers’ record with eleven homers for April, the latest in Tuesday night’s 9-1 Milwaukee home rout of Cincinnati. The Journal Sentinel says the former Korean More >

Brewers Improve To 5-1 Against Reds With Home Rout

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Brewers are now 5-1 against Cincinnati this season, after crushing the Reds 9-1 on Tuesday night at Miller Park. Hernan Perez tripled twice in the game, only the 22nd time that’s happened in the Brewers’ 48-year history. Jonathan Villar hit a pair of two run singles, and Eric Thames hit a More >

Tip Time Set For Game Six Of Bucks/Raptors Series

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The starting time has been set for Thursday night’s Game Six of the Milwaukee Bucks’ playoff series against Toronto. The tip-off will be shortly after six pm at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, to be televised nationally on TNT and locally on Fox Sports Wisconsin. It’s an elimination game for the Bucks, More >

Packers’ Focus On Receivers In Their Predraft Visits

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers have been allowed to meet with 30 players in advance of the NFL Draft which begins Thursday night. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says at least nine of the Packers’ invitees were wide receivers, which is no surprise because it’s been a previous focus for general manager Ted More >

College Baseball: Iowa Gets Walkoff Victory Against UWM

(Iowa City, IA)  —  Mason McCoy hits a run scoring walkoff single to give Iowa a 4-3 home victory against UW Milwaukee. The Hawkeyes loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth with a walk, a hit batsman, and a bunt single before McCoy hit a chopper that went above third baseman Ben Chally’s More >

College Golf: Green Bay Men 5th In Horizon, Ferrell All Big Ten

(Undated)  —  The UW Green Bay men’s golf team takes fifth place among eight schools at the Horizon League Tournament which ended Tuesday near Orlando. Phoenix senior Ryan Reinke placed third individually, the best for a Green Bay golfer since Chad Ebert won the league tourney in 2012. The Phoenix finished 24 strokes behind Cleveland More >