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Bucks Draft Michigan’s DJ Wilson At No. 17

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Michigan forward DJ Wilson is the Milwaukee Bucks’ first round draft choice. New general manager Jon Horst took the 6-10 Wilson with the 17th pick Thursday night, saying he’s a versatile athlete with a long wingspan, and he’s a solid shot blocker who can play either forward spot or at center. A More >

Brewers Win, Split With Pirates; Knebel Sets Strikeout Record

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers have split their four game home series with Pittsburgh after beating the Pirates 4-2 Thursday. Travis Shaw had one homer, two doubles, and three RBIs, Eric Sogard had three hits with two doubles, and he scored twice, Eric Thames ended an 0-15 slump with a run scoring single, Chase More >

WIAA Approves Shot Clock For High School Hoops

(Stevens Point, WI)  —  Wisconsin high school basketball will start having a 35 second shot clock for varsity games in the fall of 2019. The WIAA’s Board of Control voted 6-4 in Stevens Point on Thursday to make a change that supporters say would improve the flow of the game. It’s the second major change More >

PGA Golf: Defending Champ Triplett Returns For Madison Senior Tourney

(Madison, WI)  —  Defending champion Kirk Triplett returns to the second annual PGA senior tour event in Madison that begins Friday. The 54 hole American Family Insurance Championship will be played at University Ridge, hosted by Steve Stricker who will play in the event after finishing 16th at last weekend’s US Open. Madison’s Jerry Kelly More >

Other Sports: Baseball Rehab, UWM Basketball, NFL

(Undated)  —  Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar will get late starts to their rehab assignments with Class A Wisconsin, as the Timber Rattlers were rained out near Appleton Thursday night against Kane County. Both are coming off injuries, and they’re expected to rejoin the Brewers in Cincinnati next week. In college basketball, Northwestern More >

Reports: Two Badgers Sign With Teams After NBA Draft

(Madison, WI)  —  By the end of Thursday night’s pro basketball draft, no players from the Wisconsin Badgers or Marquette were picked, the first time that’s happened since 2014. But early Friday morning, reports surfaced that Nigel Hayes and Bronson Koenig both signed deals to play with teams in next month’s NBA Summer League. Hayes’ More >

Packers’ Guion In Trouble Again, This Time For OWI

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Green Bay Packers’ defensive lineman Letroy Guion is free on a 500 dollar bond after being arrested in Hawaii for driving while intoxicated. Police in Honolulu stopped his vehicle for a traffic violation early Wednesday, his 30th birthday. Officials say his blood alcohol level was .086, slightly above Hawaii’s minimum for OWI More >

NBA Draft: Bucks May Seek To Improve Frontcourt For Future

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks have the 17th overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft. The Bucks could use some help at guard, after they vowed to improve their three point shooting last season but was 22nd in the league with almost nine treys each night. Many analysts say the best guards in the draft More >

Brewers Stay In First After Beating Pirates

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers are still in first place in the National League Central after a 4-3, come from behind home victory against Pittsburgh Wednesday night. Domingo Santana hit a two run homer which highlighted a three run seventh inning for the Crew, and he also had a run scoring single. Reliever Oliver More >

Brewers’ First Round Draft Pick Signs, Won’t Need Surgery

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Brewers’ first round draft pick Keston Hiura says he’s relieved that he won’t need Tommy John surgery to rebuild his injured right throwing elbow. The second baseman from California/Irvine signed with Milwaukee on Wednesday for a reported four million dollar bonus, and he took batting practice with the team on Wednesday night. The More >