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PGA Senior: Kelly Wins Second Tourney In Four Weeks

(Victoria, BC)  —  Madison golfer Jerry Kelly wins his second tournament in four weeks on the senior PGA Champions Tour. Kelly shot a minus three 68 on a cool and rainy Sunday to win the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship in Victoria, British Columbia. He held off Lee Janzen, who finished one stroke back to More >

NASCAR: Kenseth 9th In Playoff Opener, Rises To 9th In Standings

(Joliet, IL)  —  Matt Kenseth of Cambridge rises to ninth in the playoff standings of NASCAR’s top series. He started the Monster Energy playoffs in 15th place, but Kenseth jumped six spots after taking ninth in Sunday’s ten race playoff opener, the Tale of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. Kenseth, who More >

Idle Brewers Slip In Division, Improve Wild Card Chances

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers have dropped to a second place tie with Saint Louis in the National League Central, after the Cardinals and Cubs both won Thursday while the Crew was idle. Both Milwaukee and Saint Louis are three games behind Chicago for the division crown as the Cubs reduced their magic number More >

Brewers Expect Around 20,000 At Each Game Moved From Miami

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Brewers say they expect around 20,000 fans at Miller Park for each of the three weekend games moved from Miami. Major League Baseball moved the contests on Wednesday, and the Brewers’ concession operator scrambled to get enough workers available to open two of the four seating decks. Almost half of the More >

Former Brewer Fiers Gets Suspended For Retaliation

(Anaheim, CA)  —  Former Brewers’ starter Mike Fiers of Houston has started a five game suspension for throwing a fastball above the head of Angels’ slugger Luis Valbuena. Fiers said he took it as a sign of “disrespect” when Valbuena made a big flip of his bat after hitting his 20th homer of the season More >

Offensive Line Is Biggest Question Mark For Pack

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The offensive line is the biggest question mark for the Green Bay Packers as they get ready for their Sunday night game at Atlanta. Starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga has missed two days of practices with flu like symptoms, and he has not tested the injured right ankle that kept him More >

Taylor, Badgers Seek To Go 3-0 At BYU

(Madison, WI) — Freshman running back Jonathan Taylor leads Wisconsin into tomorrow’s contest at Brigham Young in Provo, Utah. Sophomore Bradrick Shaw has been out with a leg injury while Taylor led the UW with 223 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a home win against Florida Atlantic last Saturday. Shaw is listed as questionable More >

Undefeated Wisconsin Volleyball Team Tops Marquette

(Madison, WI)  —  The Wisconsin volleyball team improves to 8-0 after beating Marquette in four sets on Thursday night in Madison. Kelli Bates had 17 kills and ten digs to lead the Badgers, who outhit the Golden Eagles .254 to .159. Marquette became the first team to win a set against the fifth ranked Badgers More >

Brewers Beat Pirates, Gain Ground In Wild Card Race

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers gain ground in the Wild Card race after pounding Pittsburgh 8-2 Wednesday night at Miller Park. Eric Thames’ 30th home run highlighted a decisive four run third inning for the Crew, as it moved to within three games of Colorado for the final NL Wild Card while staying two More >

Hurricane Cleanup Forces Marlins To Move Series To Milwaukee

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Miami Marlins will move their three game weekend home series with the Brewers to Milwaukee. The Marlins told Major League Baseball they could not get their home park ready after Hurricane Irma. MLB normally likes neutral sites in this case, but the request was made to move it to Miller Park More >