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Bucks owners admit errors made in luring Kidd

Bucks owners admit errors made in luring Kidd

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – New Milwaukee Bucks owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens admit there may have been errors in the process but they are nonetheless happy to have Jason Kidd as their new head coach. Kidd was formally introduced Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. He says he’s excited to work with a young […]

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You’re both out: Managers tossed for arguing calls

You’re both out: Managers tossed for arguing calls

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

TORONTO (AP) – Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke and Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons were both ejected for arguing separate plays in the eighth inning of Toronto’s 7-4 victory Wednesday. Roenicke was ejected for the first time this season after arguing that Toronto’s Steve Tolleson had swung at a two-strike pitch that hit him […]

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Bucks hire Jason Kidd after making deal with Nets

Bucks hire Jason Kidd after making deal with Nets

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Jason Kidd as coach after completing a deal with the Brooklyn Nets. The Bucks sent the Nets two second-round picks for Kidd, who went 44-38 in his only season as Brooklyn coach. Milwaukee fired Larry Drew on Monday after reaching the deal for Kidd. Drew went 15-67, […]

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Bautista homers as Blue Jays beat Brewers 4-1

Bautista homers as Blue Jays beat Brewers 4-1

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

TORONTO (AP) – Jose Bautista and Colby Rasmus hit solo home runs, Drew Hutchison struck out a career-high 10 to snap a two-start losing streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Tuesday. The Blue Jays ended a three-game losing streak, one shy of their season high, and won for the […]

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Bucks will introduce Kidd as new coach today

Bucks will introduce Kidd as new coach today

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Bill Scott- Wisconsin Radio Network The Milwaukee Bucks officially named Jason Kidd as the team’s new head coach on Tuesday.  They’ll introduce him to Milwaukee at a 11:30am news conferenced at the BMO Harris Bradley Center this morning. The Bucks signed Kidd after the Brooklyn Nets agreed to release him from his contract in exchange for […]

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Packers “Family Night” sold out

Packers “Family Night” sold out

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network The Green Bay Packers announced the August 2nd, Family Night practice is sold out.  Nearly 73,000 tickets for the event at Lambeau Field have been distributed.  It’s the eighth time in its last 14 years the event has sold all available tickets. “Family Night” features a full practice, including 11-on-11 sessions with live […]

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Bats aside, Brewers’ success starts in rotation

Bats aside, Brewers’ success starts in rotation

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – While the Brewers’ bats might attract the most attention, starting pitching has played a crucial role in Milwaukee’s success this season. Manager Ron Roenicke’s team had the best record in the National League going into Monday’s games at 51-33 with a 6 1/2-game lead in the NL Central. Starting pitching has dramatically […]

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Bucks coaching move leaves a bad taste (Viewpoint)

Bucks coaching move leaves a bad taste (Viewpoint)

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Bill Scott – Wisconsin Radio Network When Herb Kohl sold the Milwaukee Bucks to co-owners MarcLasry and Wed Edens, basketball fans in the state rejoiced.  Finally, an ownership group that will hopefully turn the Bucks into a winning franchise again. The Bucks selected Duke’s Jabari Parker with the second overall pick and NBA fans in Milwaukee and […]

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Kidd to Bucks after Nets agree to deal

Kidd to Bucks after Nets agree to deal

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) – The Brooklyn Nets say Jason Kidd is free to coach Milwaukee after agreeing to a deal with the Bucks. The Bucks paved the way for Kidd by firing coach Larry Drew on Monday. The Nets say they will receive second-round draft picks in 2015 and 2019. The 2015 pick was formerly […]

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Brewers boost thin bench, call up INF Jeff Bianchi

Brewers boost thin bench, call up INF Jeff Bianchi

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Brewers have called up infielder Jeff Bianchi from Triple-A Nashville to fortify the bench after injuries to outfielder Carlos Gomez and shortstop Jean Segura. Bianchi began the season in Milwaukee before being sent down last month. He was hitting .276 with three homers and 14 RBIs in the minors. Gomez left […]

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