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D3 College Basketball Season Begins In Earnest

(Undated)  —  The season is underway for Wisconsin’s Division Three college basketball teams. Thirteen men’s teams played Wednesday night including UW River Falls which is ranked tenth in D3hoops.com’s preseason poll. The Falcons held court by beating Central 85-73, as WIAC teams went 4-2 on the night. Saint Norbert topped Eau Claire by eight, and More >

Phoenix OKs Improvements At Brewers’ Spring Complex, New Lease

(Phoenix, AZ)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers will stay at their current spring training complex for another 25 years. The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday to extend the Crew’s lease at Maryvale Baseball Park through 2042. And the city agreed to kick in $10 million for improvements that include a new clubhouse and office facility for More >

Badgers Rise To Fifth In Football Playoff Rankings

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin rises three places to Number Five in the season’s third College Football Playoff Rankings announced Tuesday night. That apparently gives the Badgers at least a chance to become one of the four playoff participants if they can finish their regular season with wins against Michigan and at Minnesota, plus a victory More >

Size Disadvantage Costs Marquette Men In Loss To Purdue

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Marquette men’s basketball team is now 1-1 after losing at home to Purdue on Tuesday night, 86-71. The Golden Eagles were hurt by a size disadvantage, as the Boilermakers used a pair of seven foot two players to outscore the smaller Marquette team 30-12 in the paint. One of those seven More >

Other Men’s Hoops: UWGB Loses, Herro Commits To Kentucky

(DeKalb, IL)  —  The UW Green Bay men were outshot 51-26 percent in losing their season opener at Northern Illinois, 85-65. The Phoenix trailed by 13 at the break and never led in the second half as they got the deficit to within two before the Huskies pulled away to go 1-0. Khalil Small led More >

Garnett Returns To Bucks Practice

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Retired NBA star Kevin Garnett makes his first appearance of the season at a Milwaukee Bucks’ practice. Coach Jason Kidd had the 41-year-old champion center stop by several times last year to encourage Bucks’ players. On Tuesday, Garnett told center Thon Maker to slow down and read the defense better. He also More >

Packers Bring Back Long Snapper Goode

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Veteran long snapper Brett Goode has rejoined the Green Bay Packers, and reports say he’s healthy and can play Sunday against Baltimore at Lambeau Field. Goode signed a new contract Tuesday after he was cut following Week Three with an injury settlement resulting from a hurt hamstring. Goode is normally a More >

Baseball Awards: Counsell 4th In NL Voting, Molitor Wins AL Honor

(Undated)  —  Milwaukee’s Craig Counsell places fourth in the voting for the National League Manager of the Year. The Baseball Writers Association announced its managerial honors Tuesday night. Arizona’s Torey Lovullo won the NL award while former Brewers’ infielder Paul Molitor of the Minnesota Twins received the American League honor. There was at least some More >

Bucks Beat Grizzlies, Win Third Straight

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks have a three game winning streak after beating Memphis at home, 110-103 on Monday night. The Bucks were down by five at the break, but they opened the second half with a strong defensive charge as they outscored the Grizzlies 24-12 in the third quarter. Memphis retook the lead More >

Men’s Hoops: UW Milwaukee Men Win At Iowa State

(Ames, IA)  —  A stingy second half defense helps the UW Milwaukee men’s basketball team win at Iowa State, 74-56 Monday night. The Panthers held the Cyclones to 25 percent from the floor in the final 20 minutes, while Milwaukee used an 11-2 run to take a double digit lead it would never give up. More >