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Late Rally Falls Short As Brewers Lose 6-5 To Dodgers

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  A three run rally in the eighth inning falls short for the Milwaukee Brewers, as they lose to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 at Miller Park. The Crew trailed by four runs in the eighth when Jonathan Lucroy hit a two run double, and then scored on a sacrifice fly from Chris Carter More >

Brewers Seek Versatility From Elmore

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Brewers’ manager Craig Counsell hopes that new acquisition Jake Elmore will provide more versatility to a short four player bench. The 29-year-old Major League journeyman was called up Tuesday from AAA Colorado Springs, and he was in the starting lineup in Tuesday night’s one run Milwaukee home loss to the LA Dodgers. Elmore More >

Hader To Represent Brewers At All Star Futures Game

(Milwaukee, WI) — AAA starter Josh Hader will represent the Brewers at the annual All Star Futures Game on July tenth in San Diego. The left hander is rated 54th on MLB Pipeline.com’s list of top prospects, and he’ll be among one dozen players in the Top 100 on a US roster that will play More >

Bucks’ Middleton At NBA Global Camp In Australia

(Melbourne, Australia)  —  Milwaukee Bucks’ guard Khris Middleton is among a group of NBA players teaching the pro game to young campers in Australia. The league’s annual “Basketball Without Borders” program is paying its first visit to the continent Down Under, with 45 boys participating from 17 Asian countries. Middleton says the youngsters are very More >

Former Badgers’ Standout Kaminsky To Have Surgery

(Charlotte, NC) — The Charlotte Hornets say former Wisconsin standout Frank Kaminsky will have what they call a “minor procedure” Wednesday to close up an air pocket between his lungs and the wall of his chest. He’ll be out of action for about six weeks, which means he’ll miss the Hornets’ NBA Summer League games More >

Olympic Swim Trials: UW Transfer Runge Makes 200 Meter Finals

(Omaha, NE)  —  Incoming Wisconsin sophomore Cierra Runge will try again to make the Rio Olympics Wednesday. She’ll compete in the finals of the women’s 200 meter freestyle at the US Trials in Omaha. Runge, a standout at California in her only college season, placed seventh in Tuesday night’s semifinals to make the final field More >

Woodside Sports Summer High School League Baseball Schedule Continues Tonight

Play continues tonight in the Woodside Sports Summer High School Baseball League with the area teams all playing two games tonight at the Woodside Complex just outside Mauston. The 5:30 PM games this evening include Royall vs. River Valley, Nekoosa vs. New Lisbon, Mauston vs. Wonewoc-Center and Wisconsin Dells vs. Adams-Friendship. Four more games are More >

Brewers’ Home Crowds Lowest Since 2005 But Many Stick Thru Rebuild

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers are drawing their smallest home crowds since 2005. But considering that the team has traded away numerous stars to rebuild with prospects, Brewers’ vice president Rick Schlesinger says the club is doing better than expected for this point in the season. This year’s Crew has attracted almost 27,900 fans More >

Brewers’ All Star Candidates Lag Behind In Voting

(Undated)  —  Brewers’ catcher Jonathan Lucroy and outfielder Ryan Braun are getting further behind with three days left in the All Star fan voting. Braun is still in fifth place for one of the three starting National League outfield spots with 1.3 million votes, more than 900,000 behind third place Yoenis Cespedes of the Mets. Lucroy More >

Former Marquette Guard Butler Makes US Olympic Team

(Undated)  —  Former Marquette guard Jimmy Butler has been named to the US Olympic men’s basketball team. A roster of 12 NBA players was announced Monday, and only two have previous Olympic experience, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony. That’s after LeBron James and a number of other stars decided to get some rest and skip More >