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Packers GM Inks Extension

The general manager of the Green Bay Packers has signed a multi-year contract extension.  The Packers gave no details of Ted Thompson’s new deal today.  He had two years left on his current contract.  Team president Mark Murphy said Thompson’s work was the main reason the Packers have had so much success in recent years.  He’s More >

Brewers Find Offense In A Win Over Tampa Bay

After scoring just two runs total in the three previous games, the Milwaukee Brewers tallied five earlier today in a 5-0 win over Tampa Bay to salvage the final game in a three-game series with the Rays. Martin Maldanado had three hits and four rbi’s to lead the Brewers attack while starting and winning pitcher More >

Wisconsin Dells Legion Baseball Loses State Tournament Opener

Wisconsin Dells suffers just their second loss of the summer in Legion baseball earlier today in Nekoosa with a 3-2 loss to Viroqua in the first round of the class A State Tournament in Nekoosa. Both teams scored two first inning runs with Viroqua adding what proved to be the game-winning run in the fourth. More >

Abreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers 11-4

DETROIT (AP) – Jose Abreu and Adam Dunn hit consecutive home runs, part of a seven-run seventh inning that sent the Chicago White Sox to an 11-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Chicago sent 12 hitters to the plate in the seventh and broke the game open against Anibal Sanchez (7-5) and Joakim More >

Cobb strikes out 12, Rays win 5-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Alex Cobb struck out 12 in eight innings and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs Tuesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the Rays’ 11th win in 12 games. Zobrist hit his ninth home run in the sixth inning for the More >

Gyorko, Ross lead Padres to 3-1 win vs Cardinals

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Jedd Gyorko singled in Yangervis Solarte with the go-ahead run with two outs in the sixth inning and Tyson Ross and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Tuesday night. Ross, a first-time All-Star, won his third straight start by holding St. Louis to one run and four More >

Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings, 4-3

CHICAGO (AP) – Catcher John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 in a game that didn’t end until early Wednesday. Baker scored on Starlin Castro’s fly to end game that More >

Gibson pitches Twins to 2-1 victory over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kyle Gibson bounced back for a rocky start to shut down Kansas City, and the Minnesota Twins held on through a shaky ninth to beat James Shields and the Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night. Gibson (9-8) allowed only a single by Alcides Escobar in the third inning and another by More >

Brewers Trade Rumors

With the Major League trading deadline just two days away, the rumors involving the Milwaukee Brewers continue to heat up.  This morning, CBS Sports.com said the Brewers are among the playoff contenders interested in picking up Jon Lester.  The Red Sox left-hander is 10-and-7 with an ERA of just over two-and-a-half.  However, there’s virtually no More >

Dells Motor Speedway Results

Two Super Late Model feature races highlighted the racing card at Dells Raceway Park on Saturday night. Dan Lensing won both 30-lap events with Jeremy Miller finishing as runner-up in both races, Other Saturday night feature race winners included Jimmy Robinson for the Hobby Stock division, Colton Morgan for the Bandits, Cory Talaska for the More >