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Bucks “Succession Plan” For GM Could Come Sooner Than Planned

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  A succession plan for a new Milwaukee Bucks’ general manager could happen one year sooner than projected. John Hammond is leaving after nine years as the Bucks’ GM to take the same post at Orlando, where he’ll reunite with his former Milwaukee assistant Jeff Weltman who will become Hammond’s boss after Weltman More >

Badgers’ Vitto Brown Auditions For Bucks

(St. Francis, WI)  —  Wisconsin forward Vitto Brown is among the latest players to audition for the Bucks. The team’s preparations for the June 22nd draft continued on Tuesday after the man in charge of the draft, general manager John Hammond, said he was leaving to take the same job in Orlando. The Journal Sentinel More >

Brewers Lose Second Straight

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers have lost two straight games for the first time in almost three weeks, after falling to Toronto 4-3 Tuesday night at Miller Park. The Brewers scored all their runs in the fifth inning, and they had no extra base hits as they were limited to five singles and five More >

Guerra Expects To Return To Brewers’ Rotation Friday

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Junior Guerra expects to return to the Brewers’ rotation on Friday night at home against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He’s been out since Opening Day on April fourth, when he strained his right calf while running to first base on a bunt. Guerra now says he feels “really good” and says it’s good More >

Packers OTA Report: Evans, Injuries, Speeding Case

(Green Bay, WI)  —  After eleven seasons and six Pro Bowls with New Orleans, guard Jahri Evans says he wants to prove he can still produce with the Green Bay Packers. The 33-year-old Evans is attending his first workouts with the Pack this week, including Tuesday’s first OTA practice that was open to the fans More >

NBA/NHL Playoffs: Cleveland Wins, Ottawa Forces Game Seven

(Undated)  —  Cleveland is one win away from a third straight NBA Finals’ matchup with Golden State, as the Cavs beat Boston 112-99 at home to take a three games to one lead in the East Finals. Former Marquette forward Jae Crowder had 18 points and eight rebounds for Boston, as LeBron James followed up More >

Stearns: Brewers Will “React Accordingly” To Early Success

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Milwaukee Brewers’ GM David Stearns makes it clear that he won’t trade away his best prospects to win this year if they have the chance. But on the other hand, Stearns says he’ll never complain if the team’s two-year-old rebuilding process generates more wins sooner than people expected, and if the team’s More >

Brewers’ Prospect Wilkerson Wins Southern League Honor

(Biloxi, MS)  —  Brewers’ prospect Aaron Wilkerson has been named the pitcher of the week in the AA Southern League. The 27-year-old right hander had a no hitter for six and two thirds’ innings in a victory for Biloxi last Wednesday against Mississippi. Wilkerson is now 3-2 in seven starts with a 3.47 ERA, helping Biloxi More >

Former Brewer Greinke Fans 12, Wins Fourth Straight Start

(Phoenix, AZ)  —  Former Brewers’ ace Zack Greinke strikes out 12 in eight and two thirds innings, as his Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Monday night in Phoenix. Greinke is bouncing back from a disappointing season last year, winning his fourth straight start and fifth decision in a row. The 33-year-old More >

Bucks Audition Top College Players

(St. Francis, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks have taken a look at six more college players, as they get ready for the June 22nd NBA Draft. National consensus player of the year Frank Mason III of Kansas had a workout Monday at the Bucks’ training facility in Saint Francis, along with Kennedy Meeks, who helped More >