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Bucks Cling To Eighth Playoff Spot As They Face Clippers

(Los Angeles, CA) — The Milwaukee Bucks practiced at UCLA on Tuesday, to get ready for a pair of big games in Los Angeles against the Clippers Wednesday and the Lakers on Friday. The Bucks still hold the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference at the moment by only one half game More >

Brewers Tie Cubs, Thames Hits First Spring Homer

(Mesa, AZ)  —  Eric Thames hits his first homer of the spring, as the Milwaukee Brewers play to a 7-7 exhibition tie with the Chicago Cubs in Mesa, Arizona. Thames, the replacement to Chris Carter at first base for the Crew, had two hits on the day. Milwaukee starter Zach Davies gave up two solo More >

Badgers Name Hornibrook As Starting QB, Get Tackle For 2018

(Madison, WI)  —  Sophomore Alex Hornibrook holds the starting quarterback job for now, as the Wisconsin football team begins 15 spring practices. After the first one Tuesday, coach Paul Chryst says Hornibrook earned the right to be the starter after his nine Big Ten starts last season, plus work he has done during the offseason. Freshmen More >

AHL Hockey: Admirals Win In Overtime

(Rockford, IL)  —  Pontus Aberg scores with eleven seconds left in overtime to give the Milwaukee Admirals a 4-3 victory in an American Hockey League contest at Rockford. Aberg made the only shot by either team in the extra period, and he had two goals on the night. Admirals’ goaltender Marek Mezanec had 38 saves.

Packers Lose Lacy To Seattle

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers have lost running back Eddie Lacy to the Seattle Seahawks. His agents confirm the move, and NFL Network says the four year veteran will sign a one year contract worth $5.6 million, with three million guaranteed. Media reports say Seattle, Minnesota, and the Packers all made about More >

UW’s Granato Named Big Ten Men’s Hockey Coach Of The Year

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin men’s hockey coach Tony Granato has been named the Big Ten coach of the year, after he led the Badgers to a 19-14-1 record in the regular season. That’s after the UW won just 12 games the past two years combined, for which Mike Eaves was fired and Granato was brought More >

The Necedah Powerlifters won at the State Championships

The Necedah Powerlifting Club won the Boys and Girls Division 3 State Championships in Racine in the Geared Division over the weekend.  Individual champions were Stephanie Lavoy at 105, Macheala Exner at 123 and Tessa Werjtes at 198.

Bucks Lose At Memphis, Snap Six Game Winning Streak

(Memphis, TN)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks have ended their six game winning streak after falling at Memphis 113-93 on Monday night. The Bucks never led, as the Grizzlies went up by ten at the half and rolled from there while Memphis snapped a five game losing streak. Vince Carter made all six of his three More >

Marquette, Green Bay Get Top Eight NCAA Seeds, UWM Plays In WBI

(Undated)  —  The Marquette women’s basketball team has received its highest NCAA seed in the program’s history, at Number five in the Stockton Region. The Golden Eagles are 25-7 as they open their national tournament play on Saturday against 12th seeded Quinnipiac in Coral Gables, Florida. UW Green Bay was given a Number eight seed More >

North Carolina Bathroom Law May Hurt Marquette In NCAA

(Undated)  —  North Carolina’s transgender bathroom law could hurt Marquette in its first NCAA men’s tournament bid in four years. The NCAA was among those pulling its major events out of North Carolina to protest the law that forces transgender persons to use the public restrooms of their birth. Marquette was supposed to play South More >