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Marquette Hoops: Fischer Cleared To Play, Howard Shines On US Team

(Undated)  —  Marquette men’s basketball center Luke Fischer has been medically cleared to get ready for his senior year. Fischer injured his left elbow during an open gym workout in late April, and the Golden Eagles’ medical staff said this week he could safely resume his activities. Meanwhile, incoming Marquette freshman Markus Howard has come More >

Menasha’s Helminen Qualifies For Third Straight PGA Championship

(Verona, NY)  — For the third straight year, club pro Ryan Helminen of Menasha will play in the PGA Championship. He qualified for the year’s final major by placing in the Top 20 at the PGA Professional Championship that ended Wednesday in Verona, New York. Helminen placed tenth by shooting a minus four 284 during four More >

Incoming Badger Runge Appears To Qualify For Olympic Swim Relay

(Omaha, NE)  —  Incoming Wisconsin sophomore Cierra Runge appears to have earned a spot on the US Olympic swim team. She placed fifth Wednesday night in the 200 meter freestyle at the Trials in Omaha. The top six in that event are normally chosen for Team USA, with the lowest qualifiers filling out relay teams. More >

Brewers Seek Versatility From Elmore

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Brewers’ manager Craig Counsell hopes that new acquisition Jake Elmore will provide more versatility to a short four player bench. The 29-year-old Major League journeyman was called up Tuesday from AAA Colorado Springs, and he was in the starting lineup in Tuesday night’s one run Milwaukee home loss to the LA Dodgers. Elmore More >

Hader To Represent Brewers At All Star Futures Game

(Milwaukee, WI) — AAA starter Josh Hader will represent the Brewers at the annual All Star Futures Game on July tenth in San Diego. The left hander is rated 54th on MLB Pipeline.com’s list of top prospects, and he’ll be among one dozen players in the Top 100 on a US roster that will play More >

Bucks’ Middleton At NBA Global Camp In Australia

(Melbourne, Australia)  —  Milwaukee Bucks’ guard Khris Middleton is among a group of NBA players teaching the pro game to young campers in Australia. The league’s annual “Basketball Without Borders” program is paying its first visit to the continent Down Under, with 45 boys participating from 17 Asian countries. Middleton says the youngsters are very More >

Former Badgers’ Standout Kaminsky To Have Surgery

(Charlotte, NC) — The Charlotte Hornets say former Wisconsin standout Frank Kaminsky will have what they call a “minor procedure” Wednesday to close up an air pocket between his lungs and the wall of his chest. He’ll be out of action for about six weeks, which means he’ll miss the Hornets’ NBA Summer League games More >

Olympic Swim Trials: UW Transfer Runge Makes 200 Meter Finals

(Omaha, NE)  —  Incoming Wisconsin sophomore Cierra Runge will try again to make the Rio Olympics Wednesday. She’ll compete in the finals of the women’s 200 meter freestyle at the US Trials in Omaha. Runge, a standout at California in her only college season, placed seventh in Tuesday night’s semifinals to make the final field More >

Woodside Sports Summer High School League Baseball Schedule Continues Tonight

Play continues tonight in the Woodside Sports Summer High School Baseball League with the area teams all playing two games tonight at the Woodside Complex just outside Mauston. The 5:30 PM games this evening include Royall vs. River Valley, Nekoosa vs. New Lisbon, Mauston vs. Wonewoc-Center and Wisconsin Dells vs. Adams-Friendship. Four more games are More >

Brewers’ Home Crowds Lowest Since 2005 But Many Stick Thru Rebuild

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers are drawing their smallest home crowds since 2005. But considering that the team has traded away numerous stars to rebuild with prospects, Brewers’ vice president Rick Schlesinger says the club is doing better than expected for this point in the season. This year’s Crew has attracted almost 27,900 fans More >