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Brewers Recall Reliever Knebel

(Cincinnati, OH)  —  The Brewers have called up reliever Corey Knebel from AAA Colorado Springs. It fills a roster spot that opened when reliever Michael Blazek was sent down last Sunday. Knebel missed the start of the season with a strained oblique muscle, and he struggled in June with an 8.31 ERA in five appearances. At More >

Badger Recruit Shines At Mequon Prep Tournamen

(Mequon, WI)  —  Wisconsin men’s basketball recruit Brad Davison stands out at the boys’ prep “NY To LA Summer Jam” tournament in suburban Milwaukee. As Badger coaches looked on, Davison scored 29 points for his Howard Pulley team in a 68-48 rout of Dream Vision on Thursday. The guard from Osseo, Minnesota made all but one More >

Bucks To Close Out Summer League Schedule Against Houston

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks will close out their NBA Summer League schedule Friday evening against the Houston Rockets. The Bucks are 20th are among the 24 teams playing in Las Vegas, with a 1-3 record and six and one half standings’ points and they’ll face a Houston team that’s 18th, also at More >

Rodgers: Players Need To Police Themselves On Concussions

(Undated)  —  Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers says concussions will continue to be a problem in the NFL until the players police themselves more honestly. On a HBO show this week, Rodgers told Bill Simmons the helmets and pads are as safe as they can possibly be and there’s a bevy of doctors watching for symptoms More >

Dallas Uses Big 3rd Quarter To Take Bucks Down 81-64

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  The Dallas Mavericks rode a big third quarter to an 81-64 win in the NBA Summer League action Wednesday.  The Mavs outscored the Milwaukee Bucks 24 to eight in the period.  Dallas dominated the backboards, outrebounding the Bucks 62 to 37.  Thon Maker led the Milwaukee team with 17 points, but More >

International League Wins AAA All Star Game 4-2

(Charlotte, NC)  —  The International League All-Stars rode three home runs to a 4-2 victory in the AAA Baseball All-Star Game Wednesday night.  The Pacific Coast League had jumped out to a two-run lead with a homer in the top of the second, but couldn’t hold the lead.  Two Brewer minor leaguers played.  Catcher Manny More >

British Open Tees Off

(Royal Troon, SCT)  —  They just call it “The Open.”  Colin Montgomerie hit the first tee shot at 12:35 a.m. Central Time at Royal Troon, Scotland.  Madison golfer Steve Stricker is looking for his first British Open title and he is in the field today.  He’s hoping to win his first major title before he More >

Marquette Plays Michigan In 2-K Classic

(New York, NY)  —  Marquette will play Michigan November 17th in the semifinals of the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden.  SMU and Pitt play in the other game, then the winners will meet for the tournament title the next night.  ESPN 2 will carry the Marquette-Michigan game, which will start at about 8:30 pm.  More >

Packers Sign RB Brandon Ross

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Maryland running back Brandon Ross has signed with the Green Bay Packers.  Two weeks before training camp, the Pack now has 89 players on the roster.  Ross was honorable mention All-Big Ten his senior year with 958 yards and 10 touchdowns.  Green Bay currently has one roster spot open with the More >

All Star Game: Lucroy Singles In Only Plate Appearance

(San Diego, CA)  —  The only Milwaukee Brewer at the All Star Game plays the final three innings and singles in his only plate appearance. Jonathan Lucroy had mop up duty as the third catcher for the National League as it lost to the Americans, 4-2 in San Diego. Lucroy hit a hard ball to left off More >