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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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Lucroy powers Brewers over Dodgers 7-2

Lucroy powers Brewers over Dodgers 7-2

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jonathan Lucroy tied a season high with five RBIs, including his first home run in more than three weeks, and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 7-2 victory on Sunday. Wily Peralta tied Johnny Cueto and Adam Wainwright for the major league lead […]

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Wisconsin school cancels varsity football season

Wisconsin school cancels varsity football season

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

GLENDALE, Wis. (AP) – A Milwaukee-area high school has announced it will cancel its varsity football season. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Nicolet High School released a statement Thursday saying the decision is a result of low participation. The junior varsity and freshmen programs won’t be affected. The athletic director says the school is […]

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Flynn, Tolzien in tight competition at backup QB

Flynn, Tolzien in tight competition at backup QB

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – A day after Mike McCarthy confirmed Aaron Rodgers would make his delayed 2014 debut, the Green Bay coach wasn’t ready to say who would follow at quarterback when the Packers play a preseason game at St. Louis. With the team off the field Thursday, McCarthy says a decision on who […]

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US producer prices rise just 0.1 percent in July

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Falling gasoline costs lowered the prices that U.S. companies received for their goods and services last month, keeping overall inflation in check. The Labor Department says the producer price index rose 0.1 percent in July, following a 0.4 percent gain in June. The index measures the cost of goods and services before […]

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Fiers fans 14 in Brewers 6-2 win over Cubs

Fiers fans 14 in Brewers 6-2 win over Cubs

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHICAGO (AP) – Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and […]

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Ryan Braun held out of Brewers lineup

Ryan Braun held out of Brewers lineup

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHICAGO (AP) – Milwaukee outfielder Ryan Braun was held out the lineup for Thursday’s game against the Chicago Cubs with a sore right hand. According to Brewers manager Ron Roenicke, the 2011 NL MVP has been experiencing a flare-up of a nagging injury. “Probably the last four, five, six days, it’s been bothering him,” Roenicke […]

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