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Kaminsky headlines Badgers, primed for another run

Kaminsky headlines Badgers, primed for another run

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Badgers are stocked again to repeat a run deep into March. Coach Bo Ryan’s squad is coming off a 30-8 season and one-point loss in the Final Four to Kentucky. Most of the players are back, including 7-foot center Frank Kaminsky. He emerged from relative obscurity last season to […]

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After injury, Brown makes strides for Wisconsin

After injury, Brown makes strides for Wisconsin

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin sophomore Vitto Brown is making strides toward earning the fifth frontcourt spot with the Badgers. Brown, a 6-foot-8, 237-pound forward, scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds Sunday to help lead the White team over the Red team 57-56 in Wisconsin’s annual scrimmage at the Kohl Center. Brown is vying […]

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Brees, Saints blow past Packers, 44-23

Brees, Saints blow past Packers, 44-23

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Drew Brees completed 27 of 32 passes for 311 yards and three touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints ended the Green Bay Packers’ four-game winning streak, 44-23 on Sunday night. Rookie receiver Brandin Cooks had a 50-yard touchdown catch and a 4-yard scoring run, and tight end Jimmy Graham also caught […]

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Quality depth helps in secondary for Packers

Quality depth helps in secondary for Packers

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Safety Morgan Burnett has missed a second day of practice with a calf injury that has Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy growing more concerned. The Packers play the New Orleans Saints and quarterback Drew Brees on Sunday night. Green Bay is already missing starting cornerback Sam Shields, who sat […]

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Brewers hire Darnell Coles as hitting coach

Brewers hire Darnell Coles as hitting coach

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Darnell Coles is the new hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers, a team that missed the playoffs in large part because of problems at the plate. Coles returns to Milwaukee after spending this season as the assistant hitting coach for the Detroit Tigers. Coles previously worked in the Brewers organization as the […]

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Brewers have two Gold Glove finalists

Brewers have two Gold Glove finalists

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy and outfielder Gerardo Parra have both been named finalists for Rawlings Gold Glove Awards. Lucroy has developed into one of the top hitting catchers in the game, but today’s Gold Glove announcement shows Lucroy is getting the respect as a catcher that can play some outstanding defense […]

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Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe’s body

Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe’s body

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The remains of famed athlete Jim Thorpe will remain in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago. A federal appeals court has thrown out a ruling that could have resulted in the remains’ removal to American Indian land in Oklahoma. Thorpe’s surviving sons had been fighting to […]

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Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

UNDATED (AP) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension. That word comes from a person familiar with the case. Rice was suspended indefinitely and the Baltimore Ravens cut him after a video became public that shows him knocking unconscious his then-fiancee in an elevator. […]

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Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

BOSTON (AP) – A new survey says colleges are still inconsistent in the way they handle athletes’ concussions. The Harvard University study comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field. Researchers looked […]

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Aaron Rodgers going for consistency, not records

Aaron Rodgers going for consistency, not records

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – A Green Bay Packers quarterback may someday reclaim the career record for touchdown passes that once belonged to Brett Favre. But it’s going to take a while for Aaron Rodgers to get even close to the 510 touchdown throws that current record-holder Peyton Manning has. Rodgers has 206 TD passes […]

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