RSSCategory: Sports

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

New leaders look to shape Wisconsin defense in ’14

New leaders look to shape Wisconsin defense in ’14

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Star tailback Melvin Gordon is still on the run at Wisconsin, but new leaders must emerge on defense in 2014. Coach Gary Andersen’s team lost eight defensive starters from a squad that finished 9-4 last year. The most notable loss was star linebacker Chris Borland, who is now with the San […]

Continue Reading

Brewers’ Lohse leaves game with ankle injury

Brewers’ Lohse leaves game with ankle injury

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHICAGO (AP) – Milwaukee Brewers starter Kyle Lohse left the game against the Chicago Cubs due to a ‘tweaked’ right ankle he injured while batting in the third inning. After Lohse struck out in the top of the inning, he pitched the bottom of the third and allowed solo home runs to Javier Baez and […]

Continue Reading

MLB owners meet to elect next commissioner

MLB owners meet to elect next commissioner

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

BALTIMORE (AP) – Major League Baseball owners have begun two days of meetings that could lead to the election of Commissioner Bud Selig’s successor. MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred, Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner and MLB Executive Vice President of Business Tim Brosnan were picked by the seven-man succession committee as candidates and […]

Continue Reading