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Long Ball Returns For Brewers As They Crush Nats

(Washington, DC)  —  The long ball returns for the Milwaukee Brewers as they crush the Nationals in Washington 8-0. Travis Shaw hit a three run homer, and Eric Thames and Manny Pina had back to back shots, as the Brewers won for only the second time in their last nine games and kept their one More >

Reports: Brewers Agree To Trade For Hot Reliever

(Washington, DC)  —  The Brewers have agreed to a trade to get veteran reliever Anthony Swarzak, who’s having a career year with the Chicago White Sox. Media reports say the Sox confirmed the deal but Milwaukee has not, apparently because Chicago wants to review medical records on the player they would get from the Brewers, More >

Despite Rumors, Brinson Won’t Be Coming Up With Crew Now

(Washington, DC) — Despite some rumors, Brewers’ outfield prospect Lewis Brinson will not be recalled to the big club for now. The Brewers’ website says Brinson was replaced by a pinch hitter in the first inning Tuesday night with AAA Colorado Springs, and that raised speculation of whether he was injured, traded, or sent up More >

Packer Training Camp Opens As Players Report

(Green Bay, WI) — Training camp begins Wednesday for the Green Bay Packers, as players have started moving into their quarters for the next month at Saint Norbert College in De Pere. They’ll have physicals to make sure they’re ready to start practicing Thursday morning. Normally, GM Ted Thompson keeps at least one undrafted rookie More >

With No More “Two A Days,” Badger Football Camp To Run Longer

(Chicago, IL) — The Wisconsin football team will have a longer preseason camp, in part because the NCAA has banned “two a day” practices for safety reasons. Last year’s camp went for less than three weeks, but this year’s camp begins Saturday and runs for almost four weeks, with 22 practices and four days off More >

Brewers Regain Sole Possession Of First After Cubs Lose

(Chicago, IL)  —  Without lifting a finger, the Milwaukee Brewers are back in sole possession of first place in the National League Central Division. The Brewers were off Monday while the Chicago Cubs dropped a half game back from a first place tie with the Crew, after losing to the crosstown Chicago White Sox 3-1 More >

Badger/Notre Dame Football Series Again In Discussion Stage

(Undated)  —  The Wisconsin and Notre Dame football teams have resumed discussions about a two game series at NFL stadiums in Green Bay and Chicago. Badgers’ coach Paul Chryst confirmed the talks at the Big Ten media days in Chicago, and Packers’ president Mark Murphy gave the same confirmation while at his team’s annual stockholders’ More >

“Energized” GM May Have Been The Biggest News At Pack’s Annual Meeting

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The biggest news at Monday’s Packers’ stockholders meeting may have been a healthier general manager. Sixty-four-year-old Ted Thompson looked somewhat weary during the NFL Draft in late April, after months of scouting and meetings about who to pick. But during the football organization’s time off in the past month, Thompson appeared More >

What’s Next For Packers: Training Camp

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Training Camp is up next for the Packers. Players report Wednesday for physicals, and the first of 15 free public practices begin on Thursday morning at Ray Nitschke Field close to Lambeau. In case of rain, the Packers will practice inside the Don Hutson Center, where there are no bleachers and More >

Brewers’ Prospects Wilkerson, Carroll Named League Players Of Week

(Undated)  —  Brewers prospect Aaron Wilkerson is the pitcher of the week in the AA Southern League, while June draft choice Dallas Carroll is the honored player in the Pioneer Rookie League. Wilkerson won both his starts last week for Biloxi, including a shutout, and he struck out 12 in 14 innings while giving up More >