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(Undated)  —  UW Green Bay will play at Illinois Chicago Saturday in the title match of the Horizon League men’s soccer tournament. That’s after the top seeded Phoenix beat Detroit Mercy 3-1 in Thursday’s semifinals, while UIC advanced with a 3-1 win against Cleveland State. Friday, Wisconsin plays Michigan in the semis of the Big More >

Packers Cut Martellus Bennett For Not Disclosing Injury

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Green Bay Packers’ tight end Martellus Bennett and his agent are being tight lipped about his release on Wednesday for not disclosing an injury. Coach Mike McCarthy said he did not know until nine days ago that Bennett had an injured shoulder, and that was three days after the ten year More >

Packers Injuries: Thomas Returns, Burnett Out, Four Limited

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Packers’ linebacker Joe Thomas returns to practice after sitting out Monday night’s loss to Detroit with a bad ankle. Thomas was limited at Wednesday’s session, as were linebackers Ahmad Brooks and Nick Perry, and utility offensive lineman Justin McCray. Perry was back on the injury report with a foot issue, McCray More >

Bucks Figure Out How To Use Bledsoe

(San Antonio, TX)  —  Newly acquired point guard Eric Bledsoe was expected to join his new Milwaukee Bucks’ teammates late Wednesday night or Thursday. Coach Jason Kidd says he and his staff are trying to figure out ways to use the seventh year veteran, whom the Bucks received from Phoenix Tuesday in a trade that More >

All Four State D1 Schools Get New Players On Signing Day

(Undated)  —  The Wisconsin men’s basketball team still has one scholarship available for next fall, after signing forward Taylor Currie Wednesday. The 6-8 Currie is from Clarkston Michigan, and he backed out of a verbal commitment with his home state Wolveries in late October. The Marquette men’s basketball team picked up two newcomers on National More >

College Women’s Hoops: Badgers Crush Platteville

(Madison, WI)  —  The Wisconsin women’s basketball team never trailed in beating Division Three Platteville 107-58 in a Wednesday night exhibition in Madison. The Badgers outshot the Pioneers 49 to 35-percent and took down ten more rebounds. Platteville committed 27 turnovers to the Badgers’ eight. Six Wisconsin players scored in double figures, led by junior More >

UW Coach Granato In Germany With Team USA

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin men’s hockey coach Tony Granato is with Team USA in Germany, as part of his duties as the Olympic coach for next year. Granato and two other former Badgers, assistant US coach Chris Chelios and team GM Jim Johnannson, will evaluate their team’s players during the Deutschland Cup. The Americans will More >

Foul Trouble Costs Bucks Fourth Straight Loss

(Cleveland, OH)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks commit almost twice as many fouls as the Cavaliers in a 124-119 loss at Cleveland Tuesday night. The Bucks had 31 fouls to the Cavs’ 16, and as a result, Cleveland made 33 of 38 from the free throw line, while Milwaukee had only 16 free shots and made More >

Bucks Deal Monroe To Phoenix For Veteran Scorer Bledsoe

(Cleveland, OH)  —  The Bucks acquire high scoring guard Eric Bledsoe from the Phoenix Suns Tuesday for sixth man Greg Monroe. Milwaukee also gave up two protected draft picks that the Suns could take as early as next year, depending on where Phoenix ends up in the standings. The 27-year-old Bledsoe is in his seventh More >

Packers: Bulaga Out For Season, Lineman McCray Hurt

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Packers’ starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga is out for the season, reportedly with a torn ACL in his right knee from Monday night’s home loss to Detroit. Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy confirmed the veteran’s status on Tuesday but did not disclose his exact injury, which was first reported by NFL More >