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Brewers Send LHP Suter To Minor League Camp

(Phoenix, AZ)  —  Lefthanded reliever Brent Suter says he just became a victim of the numbers game when he was sent to the Brewers’ minor-league camp Sunday.  When the expected starters began to be stretched out, the innings weren’t available for him and others in his position.  The 27-year-old Suter was 1-0 with a 4.00 More >

Wisconsin Takes On Florida In Sweet 16

(New York, NY)  —  Eight times the Wisconsin Badgers have upset a higher seed while playing in an NCAA Tournament game, none bigger than last week’s 65-62 decision over number one seed Villanova.  They have a chance to do it again when they play number four seed Florida tonight at Madison Square Garden.  The Badgers More >

Badger Hockey Captain Kunin Signs With Wild

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin Badgers hockey captain Luke Kunin is starting his pro career.  The 19-year-old sophomore signed with the Minnesota Wild Thursday and will finish the season in the American Hockey League, playing for the Des Moines-based Iowa Wild.  Kunin reportedly signed a standard three-year, entry-level deal with the Wild paying the rookie maximum More >

Packers Sign Veteran Defense Tackle

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers made a move to bulk up the defensive line Thursday, signing nine-year NFL veteran Ricky Jean Francois.  The 6’3″, 313-pounder played the last two seasons for the Washington Redskins. Jean Francois is the fourth veteran free agent signed by the Packers, while seven players have left the More >

A’s Take Guerra Deep In 15-5 Cactus League Win

(Mesa, AZ)  —  Junior Guerra has one more spring training start to get it together.  The Milwaukee Brewers’ opening day starter gave up four home runs in a 15-5 loss to the Oakland A’s Thursday.  Yonder Alonso touched him twice for long balls.  Guerra surrendered 12 runs and 10 hits over three and two-thirds innings.  More >

Bucks Build Big Lead, Coast To 116-98 Win At Sacramento

(Sacramento, CA)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks blew a game wide open with a 44 point second quarter on the way to a 116-98 win at Sacramento Wednesday night.  The Bucks claimed a 19 point lead, 69-50, at half.  Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points and took down 13 rebounds in the victory which pushed Milwaukee over More >

Brewers Surrender Lead, Cost Nelson A Win

(Phoenix, AZ)  —  Starter Jimmy Nelson was effective into the sixth inning and was in line for the victory until Milwaukee gave up the lead in a 6-4 loss to San Francisco Wednesday.  Reliever Carlos Torres was touched for a double and a home run as the Giants came from behind.  Nelson pitched five and More >

Football Badgers Sign Illinois Linebacker

(Madison, WI)  —  The University of Wisconsin football team has secured a verbal commitment from a star linebacker who played at Lake Zurich, Illinois, High School.  The Badgers beat out several Power Five schools to sign 6-foot-2, 210-pound Jack Sanborn.  He ranks as a four-star prospect, according to Rivals and 247sports, and Scout gives him More >

UW-Milwaukee Women Play NC-Greensboro In WBI Semifinal

(Greensboro, NC) — UW Milwaukee will play at North Carolina/Greensboro Thursday in the semifinals of the Women’s Basketball Invitational. The winner will play either Rice or Idaho for the championship of the 16 team tournament either Saturday or Sunday. UWM is 22-11, after beating Saint Francis of Pennsylvania by ten points last weekend in the More >

No State Golfers At Match Play Event, Wilson At Puerto Rico Open

(Undated) — No Wisconsin golfers are competing in the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play event in Austin, Texas. Pewaukee native Mark Wilson is playing in a regular tournament on the PGA Tour, the Puerto Rico Open which begins Thursday in Rio Grande. The senior Champions Tour is off this weekend.