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Murphy: Packers Know Little Of Matthews/Peppers Investigation

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Team president Mark Murphy says the Green Bay Packers know very little about the NFL’s investigation into outside linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers. The league will interview both players Tuesday about an Al Jazeera report from last December that Matthews and Peppers are both linked to performance enhancing drugs. Both More >

Badgers’ Linebacker T.J. Edwards Out With Foot Injury

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin inside linebacker TJ Edwards is reportedly out indefinitely with a foot injury. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the redshirt sophomore was seen in a walking boot this week. Edwards was part of the Badgers’ Number One defense at spring practices. Wisconsin is said to be deep at the linebacker spots, as More >

Golf: Nick Nelson Wins State Amateur, Kelly 41st At Canadian Open

(Undated)  —  Nick Nelson of Milwaukee is the winner of the State Amateur. The 22-year-old Marquette graduate parred his final ten holes Thursday to defeat third round leader Thomas Longbella of Chippewa Falls by three strokes. There were five hours of rain delays, and the tournament ended in almost total darkness as Nelson shot one More >

Milwaukee Records Its 64th Homicide Of The Year

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Sixty-four murder victims have been confirmed in Milwaukee this year. That does not include seven deaths in which self defense or negligence were involved, or cases that remain under investigation. Police say Milwaukee’s latest homicide occurred Thursday morning on the northwest side, when a man was found shot to death in a home. More >

Area Regional Legion Baseball Tournament Update

Mauston is victorious in their first game of the Class A Regional Legion Baseball Tournament in West Salem Wednesday, downing Nekoosa 12-3, Mauston’s fifth win of the spring and summer combined over Nekoosa in baseball this year. Matthew Chambers and Jake Arens had three hits apiece with Riley Luehman and Tarren Hall each collecting two More >

Peralta Strikes Out Eleven For AAA Sky Sox

(Reno, NV)  —  Wily Peralta strikes out eleven for AAA Colorado Springs, but he gets a no decision in a ten inning, 5-4 loss at Reno. Peralta, the Brewers’ Opening Day starter, had his best outing since Milwaukee sent him down, but he’s still winless in three decisions for the Sky Sox with a bloated ERA More >

Catching Prospect Ghelfi Has Torrid Bat

(Appleton, WI)  —  Brewers’ catching prospect Mitch Ghelfi is batting a torrid .560 during an eleven game hitting streak. He went four for five on Wednesday night with two doubles, one RBI, and three runs scored as the Class A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers crushed Fort Wayne 14-6 near Appleton. Ghelfi was the designated hitter in More >

Brewers Extend Radio Broadcast Rights With WTMJ

(Milwaukee, WI) — The Brewers have extended their radio broadcast rights with flagship station WTMJ AM. Their current deal was supposed to expire at the end of this season, and officials did not say how long it will be extended. Brewers’ vice president Rick Schlesinger calls it one of the longest running partnerships in Major League Baseball, More >

Longbella Leads State Amateur Golf Tourney

(Menasha, WI)  —  Thomas Longbella of Chippewa Falls has the lead going into Thursday’s fourth and final round of the State Amateur golf tournament in Neenah. Longbella shot a minus three 67 on Wednesday at the North Shore Golf Club, and he has a one stroke advantage over second round leader Nick Nelson of Milwaukee. More >

Packers Fill Camp Roster By Signing Corner Gatewood

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers have reached their Training Camp roster limit of 90 after signing corner Warren Gatewood. He’s an undrafted free agent from Alcorn State who failed a physical soon after the April draft. Gatewood said he was recovering from a right hamstring issue at the time, and the team More >