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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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Brewers’ Gennett exits with tight right quad

Brewers’ Gennett exits with tight right quad

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett has left the game against the Cincinnati Reds with tightness in his right quad. Gennett also left Saturday’s game in Washington with the same tightness. There was no immediate word as to the severity of the injury. Against the Reds, he made a play on a grounder […]

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Lucroy hits walkoff homer to give Brewers 4-3 win

Lucroy hits walkoff homer to give Brewers 4-3 win

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Jonathan Lucroy homered leading off the bottom of the ninth to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. It was Lucroy’s second homer of the game and 11th of the season. It was his second career walkoff homer and both were against the Reds. His […]

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Packers rank 24th on Forbes list of World’s Top 50 Sports franchises

Packers rank 24th on Forbes list of World’s Top 50 Sports franchises

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network Forbes Magazine is out with the World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports franchises and the Green Bay Packers rank 24th in value, worth $1.183 billion. What makes the Packers unique to this list is the fact that they’re publicly owned. The top three teams on the Forbes list are soccer teams.  The New […]

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RHP Jeremy Jeffress returns to Brewers in ‘pen

RHP Jeremy Jeffress returns to Brewers in ‘pen

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Brewers have called up right-hander Jeremy Jeffress from Triple-A Nashville to give the bullpen a boost. Jeffress joined the team before Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. He was 4-1 with a 1.51 ERA and five saves in the minors. The 26-year-old Jeffress has returned to a team that […]

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Peralta sharp, Brewers beat sloppy Reds 5-2

Peralta sharp, Brewers beat sloppy Reds 5-2

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Milwaukee scored three runs on two misjudged balls in the outfield by Chris Heisey, and Wily Peralta pitched seven strong innings in the Brewers’ 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Ryan Braun hit a two-run double in the third on which Heisey took a couple of steps in before […]

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Fire damages Miller Park restaurant

Fire damages Miller Park restaurant

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Officials say a fire at the Milwaukee Brewers’ ballpark was contained mainly to a restaurant. The fire started about 2 a.m. Monday at Friday’s Front Row Sports Grill at Miller Park Milwaukee Deputy Fire Chief Aaron Lipski says the fire apparently started in the restaurant’s kitchen and spread up through some duct […]

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Packers add two to Hall of Fame

Packers add two to Hall of Fame

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame added two new members over the weekend. Former running back Ahman Green and offensive tackle Ken Ruettgers are the two latest former Packer greats to be added to the Packers Hall Green remains the team’s all-time leading rusher, accumulating 8,322 yards during his career.  He holds a number of franchise […]

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Werth’s double in 9th helps Nats beat Brewers 5-4

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Jayson Werth hit a game-winning RBI double in the bottom of the ninth after the Brewers tied it in the top of the inning and the Washington Nationals beat Milwaukee 5-4 on Sunday afternoon. Washington’s bullpen tossed five scoreless innings in relief of Gio Gonzalez until Rickie Weeks’ RBI single in the […]

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