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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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Weeks, Peralta help Brewers beat Rockies 7-4

Weeks, Peralta help Brewers beat Rockies 7-4

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Rickie Weeks had three hits, including a leadoff home run, and Wily Peralta won his fifth consecutive start as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Thursday night. Weeks homered on the first pitch from Colorado starter Christian Friedrich. Aramis Ramirez followed later in the inning with a two-run shot. Peralta […]

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Midwest, Duke ties could make Parker fit for Bucks

Midwest, Duke ties could make Parker fit for Bucks

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Jabari Parker could call on some nearby friends if the Bucks take the Duke forward with the second overall pick in the NBA draft. He’s from nearby Chicago. High school teammate Steve Taylor Jr. plays his college ball in Milwaukee at Marquette. The school just so happens to have former Blue Devils […]

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