Sports

Both Wisconsin Golfers Miss The Cut At The West Virginia PGA Tour Stop This Week

Both Wisconsin golfers competing at the Greenbriar Classic missed the cut and are done for the weekend.  Jhonattan Vegas and Scott Langley are tied at the top of the leaderboard at nine-under-par.  They have a one-shot edge over seven others in the field at West Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.  Madison’s Steve Stricker only missed the More >

Brewers Extend Winning Streak In Cincy

A grand slam home run from Carlos Gomez was the big shot as the Milwaukee Brewers ran their winning streak to a season-high six games in a row.  There were plenty of fireworks for the suddenly-red-hot Brewers who beltedCincinnati 12-1 Friday.  Gerrardo Parra and Aramis Ramirez also left the yard with big flies.  Parra’s homer More >

Wisconsin Drivers At Daytona For NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Sunday

Two Wisconsin NASCAR drivers are at Daytona for Sunday’s Coke Zero-400. Matt Kenseth of Cambridge will try to improve on his ninth place standing in the Sprint Cup season point totals.  The same is true for Paul Menard of Eau Claire, who’s 12th.   Qualifying takes place tomorrow.  No Wisconsin drivers are entered for the More >

Bucks Trade Jared Dudley To Washington

The Milwaukee Bucks traded forward Jared Dudley to Washington yesterday for a future second-round draft pick.  The Bucks are not allowed to confirm the deal until a temporary N-B-A moratorium on contract signings and trades ends next Thursday. The Bucks gained a little salary cap room, after Dudley accepted a player option this week for More >

Packers Defensive End Gets One-Game Suspension

Green Bay Packers’ defensive end Datone Jones has been suspended for one game by the N-F-L for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.  He’ll miss the Pack’s regular season opener at Chicago on September 14th.  Jones was reportedly arrested for posession of marijuana the day after the Packers loss at Seattle in the NFC Championship More >

Brewers Sweep The Phillies

The Milwaukee Brewers have swept their first series since last August, after winning at Philadelphia 8-to-7 in eleven innings last night.  Adam Lind drove in the winning run on a single that scored Jonathan Lucroy, who doubled to lead off the frame.  Luis Garcia was tagged with the loss.  He’s now 2-and-3. Michael Blazek pitched More >

Steve Stricker Off To Good Start At PGA Event In West Virginia

In golf, Steve Stricker of Madison shot a one-under-par 69 today at the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia.  By early afternoon, he was tied for 58th in his just his eighth tournament of 2015 following back surgery last December. Pewaukee native Mark Wilson was at two-over-par after seven holes of his first round at the More >

Bucks Land Free Agent Center Greg Monroe

It appears the Milwaukee Bucks have found the veteran center they’ve been looking for.  Yahoo Sports said this morning that the Bucks have agreed to a three-year, 50-million dollar deal with free agent center Greg Monroe from the Detroit Pistons.  The 25-year-old Monroe has spent five years in the N-B-A, all with Detroit.  He averaged More >

Badger Hockey Loses Standout Freshman Goalie Luke Opilka

Luke Opilka was projected to be the number one goalie this season for the Wisconsin Badger Men’s Hockey squad but he has left the program before the school year even starts and will play for the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL. Opilka was preparing for his Freshman season at UW and was attending summer classes More >

Indy Car Racing May Continue In Wisconsin

C-E-O Mark Miles of Indy-Car’s parent firm gave signs of hope yesterday that racing would continue at the Milwaukee Mile — and that Road America near Elkhart Lake could get a race as well.  Andretti Sports Marketing filled a void at the Milwaukee Mile in 2012 with a weekend festival that included an Indy-Car event. More >