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Pirates Crush Brewers

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Matt Garza and reliever Wily Peralta give up four runs each as the Milwaukee Brewers get crushed at home by Pittsburgh 8-1 on Monday night. Garza was perfect through two innings before he gave up a two run single to Adam Frazier in the third and a two run homer to Andrew More >

Brewers: Villar Almost Set To Return

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Brewers’ second baseman Jonathan Villar is making a quick recovery from a strained lower back he suffered eleven days ago. He’s expected to get a minor league rehab assignment this week, and manager Craig Counsell says it should not be a long one. After winning the Major League stolen base title last More >

Brewers Close To Signing Top Draft Choice

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Brewers are said to be close to signing their first round draft choice from last week, second baseman Keston Hiura from California/Irvine. General manager David Stearns says Hiura is eager to start his pro career, but the Brewers must first decide whether he’ll need surgery on his injured right throwing elbow. More >

Bucks Introduce Horst As New GM

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Milwaukee Bucks owner Wes Edens admits that the process of hiring a new general manager looked a “bit sloppy,” but the result is what matters. Jon Horst was introduced Monday as the replacement for John Hammond and Edens calls him the “right guy for the job.” The Bucks interviewed six executives from More >

Bucks Give Zak Showalter A Predraft Workout

(St. Francis, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks give former Wisconsin guard Zak Showalter an audition in advance of Thursday night’s NBA Draft. The Germantown native got his second predraft workout, the other one being with the Chicago Bulls, but he admits that former Badger teammates Nigel Hayes, Bronson Koenig, and Vitto Brown have a better More >

Koepka Ties Scoring Record In Winning US Open

(Erin, WI)  —  Brooks Koepka scores three straight birdies on Sunday’s back nine to win the 117th US Open golf tournament at Erin Hills. The 27-year-old Florida native broke through a crowded field of leaders by shooting 67 on the tournament’s windiest day to finish at 272. At minus 16, Koepka tied Rory McIlroy’s 2011 More >

Despite Low Scores, USGA Chief Calls Erin Hills “Wonderful Host”

(Erin, WI)  —  The executive director of the US Golf Association gives high marks to Erin Hills, despite its failure to live up to the US Open’s reputation for stingy top scores. Mike Davis says he’d order a few alterations if he had to do it again but he called the Washington County course a More >

Nelson Throws Rare Complete Game In Brewers’ Victory

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Jimmy Nelson throws Milwaukee’s first complete game in almost two years, a six hitter as the Crew beat San Diego at home on Father’s Day, 2-1. Nelson struck out ten and walked two, as the 28-year-old right hander set a new career high of eight innings pitched and the run he gave More >

Northwoods: Wisconsin Rapids Starts New Win Streak

(Wausau, WI)  — In the Northwoods League, Wisconsin Rapids continues a torrid start to its season with a 6-3 home victory in Wausau against the Wisconsin Woodchucks on Sunday. Rapids, the defending league champion, won a team record 14 straight games before losing to the Woodchucks 4-2 Saturday night. Jake Guenther hit a two run More >

NASCAR: Kenseth Places 11th Near Detroit

(Brooklyn, MI) — Wisconsin NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth places eleventh at the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday near Detroit. Kenseth started ninth at Michigan International Speedway, and he moved up two spots to Number eleven in the Monster Energy Series’ season point standings. Paul Menard of Eau Claire finished 22nd in the race, and he’s More >