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Giants blast Brewers for sixth straight victory
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The Giants completed a three-game sweep of the Brewers with a 15-5 victory at AT&T Park on Sunday afternoon. The 15 runs were a season high, and the win was their sixth consecutive, which tied their longest streak of the season.Upvote Share Tweet
Packers go with proven Flynn as backupESPN.com 10 hours agoGREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers did not keep Matt Flynn around to be a third-string quarterback. The 29-year-old journeyman will start the season at Aaron Rodgers' primary backup, coach Mike McCarthy announced on Sunday. In keeping three quarte…Upvote Share Tweet
Touch 'em all: Minor leaguer plays all 9 spotsESPN.com 11 hours agoMilwaukee Brewers prospect Nathan Orf played all nine positions for the Class A Brevard County Manatees.Upvote Share TweetThe Packers, who kept two backup quarterbacks on their 53-player roster, reportedly took a look at three other quarterbacks on Sunday. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Packers put Pat Devlin, Jeff Mathews and Jon Jennings through workouts on Sunday…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 14 hours agoThe Cardinals' offense emerged from its typical station-to-station ways to catapult past the Cubs and closer to the Brewers with a flurry of extra-base hits and by riding the back (and bat) of Matt Holliday. The Cardinals, poised to open a key series ag…Upvote Share Tweet
Packers pick Chris Banjo for practice squadprofootballtalk.com 15 hours agoThe Packers brought back 10 familiar names to their practice squad, all guys who were with them in camp. The list includes safety Chris Banjo, wide receiver Kevin Dorsey, center Garth Gerhart, wide receiver Alex Gillett, running back Michael Hill, lineb…Upvote Share TweetThe NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named.Upvote Share Tweet
Giannis Antetokounmpo Euro-Step Dunk & Steal For The Coast-To-Coast Slamdimemag.com 20 hours agoMilwaukee’s growing wing, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is playing for his native Greece in the 2014 FIBA World Cup this summer in Spain. In Greece’s opening game against Senegal, Antetokounmpo showed why Bucks fans continue to salivate over his bright future …Upvote Share TweetFour days after Madison Bumgarner lost his perfect game to the leadoff hitter in the eighth, Jake Peavy lost his no-hit bid with one out in the top of the eighth Saturday when Mark Reynolds flared a single to right, but the Giants defeated the Brewers, …Upvote Share Tweet
Call Jayrone Elliott a player for the PackersESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers started calling him "The Sackmaster" after his three-sack performance against the St. Louis Rams on Aug. 16. The Green Bay Packers' trainers dubbed him "Shakespeare" because they sa…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 30 (yesterday)The Patriots didn’t need a long look at Jerel Worthy to decide they didn’t need him. According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, the Patriots have decided to release the defensive tackle. The Patriots acquired him in a deal with the Packers tw…Upvote Share TweetIf you thought Buster Posey was hot coming out of the Colorado series (six hits, three home runs, including a walkoff), he's positively scorching now after going 5 for 5 in San Francisco's 13-2 blowout victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Posey singled a…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants romp past Brewers into Wild Card leadMLB.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)Buster Posey went 5-for-5 with three RBIs to record the second five-hit game of his career Friday night as the Giants shellacked the Brewers, 13-2, inside AT&T Park. With the win, the Giants leapfrogged the Cardinals by a half-game for sole possessi…Upvote Share Tweet
Concern For Aaron Rodgers?Aug 31Josina Anderson and Rob Demovsky break down the challenges facing Aaron Rodgers and Corey Linsley as they head into the Packers' opener against the Seahawks.
Giants Trounce Brewers To Complete SweepAug 31Pablo Sandoval drove in three runs as the Giants defeated the Brewers 15-5.
Brewers Bolster Bullpen With BroxtonAug 31ESPN.com MLB editor Christina Kahrl discusses the Brewers' acquisition of reliever Jonathan Broxton in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.
Packers Counting On More Versatile DefenseAug 31Josina Anderson reports from Green Bay, Wis., where she spoke with CB Tramon Williams about the Packers' new-look defense featuring Julius Peppers and a more agile defensive line.
Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence PolicySep 1Much to address this morning, three days out from the NFL’s 95th season. I was planning to address the Roger Goodell about-face on domestic violence later in the column, but the Ray McDonald arrest at 3 a.m. Sunday in San Jose, and the 49ers defensive t…
Clayton's mailbag -- Cuts show trend toward young playersAug 31John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.
Durant signs lucrative deal to stay with NikeAug 31With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.
Sources: Spurs, Clips join race to sign AllenAug 30The San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are the latest elite teams to join the race to sign Ray Allen, ESPN.com has learned.