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Ex-BC QB Chase Rettig among 7 cuts by Packers

Ex-BC QB Chase Rettig among 7 cuts by Packers

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Former Boston College quarterback Chase Rettig is among seven players who have been released by the Green Bay Packers with the first deadline for roster cuts approaching. Also released Sunday were: safety Charles Clay, cornerback Antonio Dennard, linebacker Korey Jones, fullback Ina Liaina, and receivers Chris Harper and Gerrard Sheppard. […]

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Fill-in Fiers making a pitch for Brewers rotation

Fill-in Fiers making a pitch for Brewers rotation

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Mike Fiers is making an impression filling in for the injured Matt Garza in the Milwaukee Brewers’ starting rotation. Fiers is 3-0 with a 0.86 ERA in three starts since being called up from the minors two weeks ago and Garza is on the disabled list with a strained muscle in his […]

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WIAA not willing to bend the rules to promote their product (Opinion)

WIAA not willing to bend the rules to promote their product (Opinion)

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network According to a story in the Green Bay Press Gazette this week, a week 7 high school football matchup between defending Fox River Classic Conference champion Ashwaubenon and rival Bay Port would have reached one of the ESPN family stations, if the game could have been switched to this Sunday. ESPN was willing […]

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Bautista, Blue Jays end Brewers’ 5-game win streak

Bautista, Blue Jays end Brewers’ 5-game win streak

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Jose Bautista’s three-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays outslugged Milwaukee 9-5 Wednesday, snapping the Brewers’ five-game winning streak. Bautista hit a 1-2 pitch from reliever Brandon Kintzler into the Brewers’ bullpen in right field. The homer made a winner of R.A. Dickey (10-12), who gave up […]

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NFL increases size of practice squads

NFL increases size of practice squads

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network The NFL and the NFLPA announced Tuesday, teams can add two more players to their Practice Squad, going from eight to ten players. The expansion of the Practice Squads covers the next two seasons and means a total of 64 more jobs will be available around the league in each […]

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Pack rookie WR Adams hopes to help replace Jones

Pack rookie WR Adams hopes to help replace Jones

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Green Bay Packers will be looking to replace the reliable production of receiver James Jones this season. He’s returning to Lambeau Field on Friday night as an Oakland Raider in a preseason game. It will be the first Packers’ home game second-round draft pick Davante Adams. He’s one of […]

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Fiers and Brewers dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 win

Fiers and Brewers dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 win

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Mike Fiers pitched seven dominant innings and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez each hit two doubles as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on Tuesday night. Fiers held the Blue Jays to two hits and one run and retired the final 18 batters he faced. He struck out six […]

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No. 14 Badgers won’t unveil starting QB until LSU

No. 14 Badgers won’t unveil starting QB until LSU

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – No. 14 Wisconsin won’t officially announce its starting quarterback until the season opener on Aug. 30 against No. 13 LSU. Coach Gary Andersen made the announcement Monday following the team’s second scrimmage. Andersen said that returning starter Joel Stave and challenger Tanner McEvoy had solid efforts in a scrimmage that included […]

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Self-serve beer proposed for Miller Park

Self-serve beer proposed for Miller Park

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Self-serve beer could be on its way to Miller Park. Milwaukee Sportservice has filed an application with the city to install two beer vending machines at the Milwaukee Brewers ballpark. The self-serve machines debuted at Target Field in Minneapolis in time for the All-Star Game. Users buy a card they can scan […]

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Packers may be looking for tackle help

Packers may be looking for tackle help

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network Derek Sherrod had put himself in front of the pack for the Green Bay Packers swing-tackle job after a solid performance in the preseason opener at Tennessee.  But Sherrod’s lack of speed was exposed in last Saturday’s 21-7 victory over the Rams in St. Louis.  That could leave the Packers looking for […]

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