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What a catch: Packers’ Lacy preps for 3-down duty

What a catch: Packers’ Lacy preps for 3-down duty

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Running back Eddie Lacy is working on different parts of his game in training camp for the Green Bay Packers. Last season’s Offensive Rookie of the Year is trying to improve as a receiver. It’s a task that backups James Starks and DuJuan Harris are working on as well. The […]

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Brewers acquire OF Gerardo Parra from D-backs

Brewers acquire OF Gerardo Parra from D-backs

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired outfielder Gerardo Parra from the Arizona Diamondbacks for a pair of minor leaguers. The Brewers added a left-handed bat and two-time Gold Glove winner Thursday ahead of the non-waiver trade deadline. The NL Central leaders are sending outfielder Mitch Haniger and left-hander Anthony Banda to Arizona. Parra […]

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Packers sign GM Ted Thompson to extension

Packers sign GM Ted Thompson to extension

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Packers have signed longtime general manager Ted Thompson to a multiyear contract extension. The deal was announced after practice Wednesday. The team did not release terms, and Thompson declined to say the length of the new deal. Thompson is entering his 10th season as the head of football operations. […]

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Next up for Packers extension: Maybe Cobb?

Next up for Packers extension: Maybe Cobb?

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Randall Cobb doesn’t know if he’s next on the Green Bay Packers re-signing to-do list. His teammates are assuming that’s the case. One day after fellow wide receiver Jordy Nelson signed a reported four-year, $39 million contract extension, Cobb stood at his locker Sunday following the team’s second training-camp practice […]

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Pack prez hopes Favre returns for game this year

Pack prez hopes Favre returns for game this year

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Green Bay Packers painted a rosy forecast to shareholders of the future of the NFL’s only publicly-owned franchise. The team remains a strong contender, while the franchise appears in strong financial health. The wait for season tickets remains long. Players report for training camp Friday. Preseason is usually when […]

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Garza rebounds from poor outing, Brewers win 9-1

Garza rebounds from poor outing, Brewers win 9-1

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Matt Garza allowed two hits over eight innings to rebound from a horrendous outing and Ryan Braun hit one of three homers for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-1 victory Thursday night. Jonathan Lucroy and Khris Davis also connected for the Brewers, who took a 6-0 lead after three innings against Dillon […]

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Brewers 3B Ramirez plays 2,000th major league game

Brewers 3B Ramirez plays 2,000th major league game

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Aramis Ramirez is playing his 2,000th major league game right back where it all started. Ramirez made his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 26, 1998, at old Milwaukee County Stadium at age 19. On Wednesday, the Brewers third baseman became the 14th active player to reach 2,000 games when he […]

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Reynolds homers twice, Brewers top Reds 5-1

Reynolds homers twice, Brewers top Reds 5-1

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

UNDATED (AP) – Mark Reynolds homered twice to help the Milwaukee Brewers swept the three-game series from the Cincinnati Reds with a 5-1 win on Wednesday. Kyle Lohse pitched 6 2-3 strong innings to hand the Reds their sixth straight loss since the All-Star break. Lohse walked two, struck out three and allowed four hits, […]

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Village board approves renaming street for coach

Village board approves renaming street for coach

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) – There’s Lombardi Avenue, Brett Favre Pass and Donald Driver Way. Now, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is set to get his own street name near Lambeau Field. The Ashwaubenon Village Board voted Tuesday night to change part of Potts Avenue to Mike McCarthy Way. The village will negotiate with the […]

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UW-Madison band won’t make trip to first game

UW-Madison band won’t make trip to first game

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Badgers first football game of the season will take place before a nationally-televised audience against Southeastern Conference powerhouse Louisiana State. The Bucky faithful will travel to Houston for the Advocare Texas Kickoff Aug. 30. But, the university’s band will stay home. UW director of bands, Mike Leckrone, says it’s […]

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