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Bucks To Host Cleveland In Final Bradley Center Opener

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks will host LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in their regular season home opener October 20th. It’s the first game of the BMO Harris Bradley Center’s final season and it’s part of an NBA “Opening Week” package on ESPN designed to stretch out the players’ load throughout the 82 More >

Badgers’ Cichy: “I’m Not Done With Football”

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin linebacker Jack Cichy says he’s not sure what he’ll do next but he tweets, “I’m not done with football.” The UW said Thursday that Cichy would miss his senior year after he tore an ACL ligament on his right knee at practice this week. In his tweet, Cichy said, “From walk More >

Packers vs. Philly: Thompson Wants To See Hundley’s Leadership Skills

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Green Bay GM Ted Thompson says he’ll look for leadership skills from quarterback Brett Hundley when the Packers host Philadelphia Thursday in their exhibition opener. Aaron Rodgers will be among the starters on the sideline, giving the third year Hundley a chance to audition for a starting job elsewhere after the More >

Brewers Blanked By Twins, Drop Fourth Straight

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers have lost four straight after getting shut out by Minnesota 4-0 Wednesday night at Miller Park. The Brewer offense struggled again with just five hits, none for extra bases, as Ryan Braun and Orlando Arcia each singled twice off 44-year-old Bartolo Colon who went seven innings and improved to More >

MLB Teams Will Wear Colorful Jerseys With Nicknames

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Major League Baseball will wear colorful jerseys with nicknames on the backs during the first “Players Weekend” August 25th through 27th. The Brewers will play the Dodgers in Los Angeles, and the Crew will have navy blue tops and gold sleeves and numbers. Eric Sogard, who wears thick glasses, will wear the More >

Madison’s Stricker Plays In PGA Championship

(Charlotte, NC)  —  The 99th PGA Championship begins Thursday at Quail Hollow in Charlotte. Steve Stricker of Madison is part of the afternoon group for the opening round of the year’s final major. He’ll tee off at 12:40 Wisconsin time in a group with Brian Harman and Jonas Blixt. Jimmy Walker is the defending champion More >

Former Wolves’ GM Newton Named Bucks’ Assistant GM

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Former Minnesota Timberwolves’ general manager Milt Newton has been named the assistant GM of the Milwaukee Bucks. Newton, one of several new staffers announced Wednesday, replaces Justin Zanek, who left for the Utah Jazz after Jon Horst was picked in June as Milwaukee’s next GM. Newton led Minnesota’s front office for three More >

Badgers Cancel Milwaukee Football Practice

(Madison, WI)  —  The Wisconsin football team has canceled a public practice scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Milwaukee at Custer Stadium. UW officials say heavy thunderstorms are in the forecast, and they called off the event late Wednesday afternoon. Coach Paul Chryst says he’s disappointed and he hopes the Badgers can make it there in More >

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre back in Titletown

DE PERE, Wis. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre is back in Titletown where he picked up another award. The player who led the Packers to back-to-back Super Bowls and one Lombardi trophy was the main event at this year’s Lee Remmel Sports Awards Banquet in De Pere Wednesday. Favre received the Distinguished More >

Packers Release Guion

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers have cut Letroy Guion. The nine-year NFL veteran would have missed the first four games of the regular season for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy and Guion could have faced more league punishment, depending on the outcome of a drunk driving arrest in Hawaii June More >