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Max Hosking Wins State Open Golf Tourney

(Mequon, WI)  —  Max Hosking of Madison wins the State Open golf tournament. He made a 50 foot putt to birdie his second to last hole Wednesday at North Shore Country Club in Mequon. And the 27-year-old pro hung on from there to finish one stroke ahead of Phillip Johnson of Colgate, as former Badger More >

Pro Golf: Wilson Plays PGA Wyndham Championship

(Greensboro, NC)  —  Pewaukee native Mark Wilson is the only Wisconsin golfer in the PGA’s Wyndham Championship which opens Thursday in Greensboro, North Carolina. On the senior Champions Tour, Fox Point native Skip Kendall and Rhinelander native Dan Forsman compete at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open, a three round tournament that begins Friday in Endicott, More >

Brewers Win Third Straight, Move Into Virtual Tie For Second

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers have moved into a virtual tie for second place in the National League Central with their third straight win, a 3-1 home decision against Pittsburgh. The top two teams in the division, Chicago and Saint Louis, both lost but the Crew technically remains in third at one percentage point More >

Brewers’ Anderson To Start Sunday, Earlier Than Expected

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Chase Anderson will return to the Brewers’ rotation Sunday when he starts at Colorado. The right hander is back earlier than expected, after the team scrapped a third minor league rehab start as he comes off a strained left oblique muscle. Anderson was the Brewers’ hottest starter when he went down while More >

Rapids Loses In Northwoods Semifinals

(Undated)  —  The Northwoods League will have a new champion, as defending titlist Wisconsin Rapids lost at home to Battle Creek 6-1 in Tuesday night’s semifinals. Tom Stoffel drove in four runs with a pair of homers and an RBI single, and he pitched two scoreless innings after starting at first base for Battle Creek. More >

Packers’ Montgomery Misses Practice; Bennett Defends Brother

(Green Bay, WI) — Green Bay Packers’ running back Ty Montgomery sat out of Tuesday’s practice with he called a minor “soft tissue” injury in his lower body. He did not specify where the injury occurred, he’s had it “on and off”, and he has not thought about the idea of missing Saturday night’s exhibition More >

Three Injured Badgers Return To Practice

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin receiver Jazz Peavy, tight end Zander Neuville, and running back Taiwan Deal all returned to practice Tuesday after various injuries which sidelined them at the Badgers’ preseason camp. Neuville was out the longest, after he hurt a right hamstring on August third and he’s expected to go full tilt Thursday after More >

Bucks’ Schedule Announced; More National TV Appearances

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Jason Kidd has done what no Milwaukee Bucks’ coach has done in recent years, have a team relevant enough to get on national TV. NBA teams released their full 82 game schedules Monday night, and the Bucks have ten contests slated for TNT and ESPN, four more than last year. Milwaukee opens More >

Idle Brewers Fall Behind In NL Central Race

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers were off Monday, but they still fell another half game down the standings when the Chicago Cubs crushed Cincinnati 15-5 at Wrigley Field. The Crew remains in third place in the National League Central, one game behind second place Saint Louis and two and a half behind the division More >

Northwoods Playoff Field Cut To Four

(Undated)  —  Only one of the two division winners from Wisconsin survived the opening night of the Northwoods League playoffs. North Division second half champion Eau Claire was eliminated after losing its first round quarterfinal to Mankato 12-0 on Monday. South champion Wisconsin Rapids advanced with a 6-4 come from behind home win against the More >