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Skogen, Johnson First Round Leaders At State Amateur Golf

(Oconomowoc, WI) — Ben Skogen of Onalaska and Phillip Johnson of Germantown are the first round leaders at the State Amateur golf tournament. Both shot minus four 66s in their opening rounds Monday at the Oconomowoc Golf Club, and they lead John Bechard of Wind Lake and Matt Tolan by one stroke. Skogen, a former More >

Packers’ Cobb Named To Kentucky Hall Of Fame

(Lexington, KY)  —  Green Bay Packers’ receiver Randall Cobb is one of six people named to the Hall of Fame at the University of Kentucky. Cobb played for three seasons with the Wildcats, setting a school record for total touchdowns with 37 as a receiver, kick returner, and quarterback. In his final year, Cobb was More >

New Brewers Reliever Gives Up Grand Slam as Crew Loses

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Tyler Webb gives up a grand slam in his first pitch as a Milwaukee Brewer, and it gave the Crew a 5-2 home loss to Philadelphia. Nick Williams hit the decisive homer in the sixth inning after reliever Rob Scahill gave up three consecutive singles and took the loss to fall to More >

Brewers: Wild Card Possible If Crew Doesn’t Win Division

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  If the Brewers didn’t lead the National League Central, they would still be just two games behind Arizona for the first of two NL wild cards. And with two paths to the playoffs possible, Brewers’ owner Mark Attanasio says his front office needs to be “focused” during the two weeks before the More >

Golf: Stricker Ties For Fifth At John Deere

(Silvis, IL)  —  Madison golfer Steve Stricker ties for fifth at the PGA’s John Deere Classic, after shooting his best round of the tournament on Sunday. Stricker shot a minus seven 64 in Silvis, Illinois to finish 15 below par for the tournament at 269. That was three strokes behind the winner, Bryson DeChambeau, and More >

NASCAR: Kenseth Fourth At New Hampshire

(Loudon, NH)  —  Wisconsin NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth places fourth at the Overton’s 301 on Sunday in Loudon, Hampshire. The Cambridge native started third, and he remains eleventh in the Monster Energy Series’ season point standings. Beloit born Danica Patrick took 13th at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and she’s 28th for the year. Paul More >

Brewers: Skipper Seeks Status Quo; Team Adds Webb, Phillips

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Manager Craig Counsell says he’s surprised that his Milwaukee Brewers have a five and one half game division lead as the second half of the season begins Friday. But Counsell is not surprised by how the team has played, and he says the most important thing for the players is to be More >

Brewers To Be Inspired By Past Greats

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Brewers will get some inspiration this weekend by stars from the past. Milwaukee will celebrate the 35th anniversary of its only appearance in the Fall Classic it hosts Philadelphia Friday, Saturday night, and Sunday. Players from the 1982 Crew will be honored during an on field ceremony before Saturday’s contest, and More >

PGA: State Players Struggle At John Deere

(Silvis, IL)  —  Both Wisconsin golfers at the John Deere Classic are struggling after their opening rounds on Thursday. Steve Stricker of Madison, who has won this event three straight times, is tied for 111th after shooting a plus two 73 on Thursday, and Pewaukee native Mark Wilson is tied with Stricker entering Friday’s second More >

Bucks Seek To Avoid A 1-4 Finish In Summer League

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks will try to avoid a 1-4 finish in their NBA Summer League, when they close out their five game schedule Friday evening against the Utah Jazz in Las Vegas. The 14th seeded Bucks are in a tournament for ninth through 24th place. And they didn’t help themselves when More >