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Wisconsin Athletes Faring Well At Pan American Games

At the Pan American Games, Luis Feliciano of Milwaukee lost his boxing quarter-final to Yasnier Toledo of Cuba 3-nothing in the light welterweight division.  The 22-year-old Feliciano is the current national amateur champion at 141 pounds. In track, former Wisconsin distance runner Mohammed Ahmed won the 10-thousand meters last night.  He was racing for Team More >

Bucks Meet With Free Agent Chris Copeland

The Milwaukee Bucks are still not done looking for suitable free agents.  The Journal Sentinel said team officials met yesterday with forward Chris Copeland, who averaged more than six points and two rebounds with Indiana last season. The Bucks still have an open roster spot, and they’re reportedly looking for more depth at the forward More >

Brewers Win Their Fourth Straight

The Milwaukee Brewers are now 4-and-0 since the All-Star break, after crushing Cleveland 8-to-1 last night at Miller Park.  Matt Garza pitched six scoreless innings in his return from shoulder tendinitis.  He struck out four as he improved to 5-and-10.  Danny Salazar took the loss, despite striking out eight Brewers in six innings.  He gave More >

Duje Dukan Signs With Sacramento Kings

A key member of the Final Four teams the past two years for the Wisconsin Badger men’s basketball program is keeping alive his hopes of an NBA career. Duje Dukan has signed a contract with the Sacramento Kings and will have a chance to make the team at their training camp this fall. Dukan was More >

Amanda Kessel Ends Her College Hockey Career

Madison area native Amanda Kessel will not play her final year of college hockey at Minnesota.  She’s still feeling the effects of a concussion received a year-and-a-half ago at the Olympics in Sochi.  Kessel, who’s originally from Verona, spent all of last season with Team U-S-A. She used a redshirt to maintain her final year More >

Badger Football Gets Another Verbal Commitment

A high school defensive end from Florida says he’ll play his college football at Wisconsin.  Keldric Preston, who will be a senior this fall at Robinson High School in Tampa, has given his verbal commitment to Badgers’ coach Paul Chryst.  Preston announced his intentions on the Bright House Sports Network. He said he chose the More >

Harry Doyle Bobblehead Night At Miller Park As The Brewers Battle The Indians

A big crowd is expected at Miller Park tonight when the Milwaukee Brewers host the Cleveland Indians.  That’s because fans look to snap up talking bobbleheads with Bob Uecker in his role as Indians’ announcer Harry Doyle in the movie “Major League.”  That was the 1989 film made in Milwaukee, which featured the Indians’ surprise division championship.  Now More >

Mauston Football Family Fun Night Set For August 7th

The 2nd annual Mauston Golden Eagles High School Football Family Fun Night and Alumni Game is set for Friday night August 7th at 6 PM at the Mauston High School football field. The event was started last year as a community event and fund raiser for the football program and was a big success, leading More >

Next Golf Major Is Next Month At Whistling Straits

Jordan Spieth still has a chance to make history when he plays at the P-G-A Championship next month near Sheboygan.  He can become the first golfer to win all three majors played in the U-S in the same year.  That’s after his bid for a Grand Slam fell just short at the British Open yesterday. More >

Brewers Host The Indians Tonight In Interleague Play

The Milwaukee Brewers will open a short two-game home series tonight against Cleveland.  The Crew has not faced the Indians in Interleague play since 2009. Also, it’s the first time since ’06 that Cleveland will have visited Miller Park — where Brewers’ fans will get their first look at Indians’ left fielder Michael Brantley.  He More >