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Packer Players Reporting To Training Camp Today

The Green Bay Packers are reporting to camp today. Their first practice is set for tomorrow. The players say they’ve learned their lessons from last January’s N-F-C title game loss at Seattle — when a flurry of mistakes cost Green Bay a late 19-to-7 lead and gave the Seahawks the conference Super Bowl bid. The More >

Brewers And Giants Close Out Their Series This Afternoon In Frisco

The Milwaukee Brewers will try to win their first road series since July 5th, when they close out a three-game set at San Francisco this afternoon. The Crew snapped a three-game losing streak with a three-run victory last night. But the last-place Brewers remain a game-and-a-half behind next-to-last Cincinnati in the National League Central. Meanwhile, More >

Wisconsin Dells Legion Baseball In Action Today At The State Tournament

For the fifth straight year, Wisconsin Dells will play in the Class A State American Legion Baseball Tournament with the 2015 event beginning today at West Salem High School. Dells won four games in a row after an opening round loss last week to win the Black River Falls Regional title including a dramatic four-run More >

Wily Peralta returns for Brewers and shuts down Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wily Peralta returned from the disabled list and shut down one of baseball’s hottest teams in his first start in more than two months, pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday night to snap the team’s three-game losing streak. Peralta (2-5) retired the initial six batters More >

Packers president: Naming rights off limits for Lambeau

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The president of the Green Bay Packers says the team won’t sell the naming rights to Lambeau Field under his watch. Mark Murphy says it doesn’t make sense to put a corporate tag to the name of the historic stadium. Murphy made his remarks during the franchise’s annual shareholders meeting More >

Former Badger Derek Stepan Signs Lucrative Contract With New York Rangers

 Former Wisconsin men’s hockey center Derek Stepan will stay with the N-H-L’s New York Rangers.  E-S-P-N says the Rangers are avoiding salary arbitration, by signing Stepan to a six-year deal worth six-and-a-half million dollars per season.  The 25-year-old native of Hastings Minnesota is coming off a stellar campaign, with 55 points in 68 games including More >

Wily Peralta Returns From Disabled List To Pitch Tonight For The Brewers

Wily Peralta will make his first start since May 22nd, when the Milwaukee Brewers face the Giants in San Francisco tonight.  The right-hander is getting over a strained left oblique muscle in a loss at Atlanta.  In three minor league rehab starts,  Peralta strikes out 12 in eleven-and-a-third innings, while giving up just two runs. More >

Carlos Gomez And Craig Counsell Ejected Last Night In San Francisco

Craig Counsell has an unblemished record as a Major League player, with no ejections during his 16 years on the field.  So after the first-year Milwaukee skipper is given his first heave-ho as a manager, Counsell himself agrees it’s a “good news story.”  It started when Carlos Gomez had a stolen base reversed by a More >

Brewers Lose Third Straight With A Loss In San Francisco

The Milwaukee Brewers finally score for the first time in three games, but the end result is the same — a 4-to-2 loss at San Francisco.  It’s the Crew’s third straight defeat, dropping them to 1-and-4 on their Western road trip.  Brandon Crawford highlights the Giants’ offense with a two-run, 424-foot homer. Ex-Brewer Nori Aoki More >

Bo Ryan Has A New Recruit For This Season

Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan announced Monday that Andy Van Vliet has signed a national letter of intent to attend Wisconsin and play basketball for the Badgers this season. Van Vliet joins a Wisconsin 2015 class that already includes Alex Illikainen (Grand Rapids, Minnesota), Khalil Iverson (Delaware, Ohio), Brevin Pritzl (De Pere, Wisconsin) and Charlie Thomas More >