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McCutchen, Alvarez Lead Pirates Over Brewers

McCutchen, Alvarez Lead Pirates Over Brewers

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 5 hours ago
Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs, Pedro Alvarez had a three-run shot and pinch-hitter Josh Harrison broke a tie with a long ball in the seventh inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Milwaukee Brewers their…
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  • Cuban: Bucks' new owners got 'a bargain'

    Cuban: Bucks' new owners got 'a bargain'

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban considers the sale price of approximately $550 million for the Milwaukee Bucks to be a bargain, suggesting the true value of NBA franchises is north of $1 billion.
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  • Dating is hard, but Packers fans now have a website to find tru…

    Dating is hard, but Packers fans now have a website to find true love

    yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    It is hard being single and searching for the perfect companion. Your so-called friends try to set you up on dates with people who are only attractive to those with their eyes closed. Speed dating is the easiest way to condense a year of letdowns into a…
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  • NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Lottery loaded with big names

    NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Lottery loaded with big names

    CNNSI.com 17 hours ago
    The NCAA tourney didn't hurt Andrew Wiggins, but it helped Shabazz Napier. Here's our first mock.
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  • Lee Jenkins: Noah orchestrates Bulls on both ends of court

    Lee Jenkins: Noah orchestrates Bulls on both ends of court

    CNNSI.com 17 hours ago
    In a rehearsal room on the fifth floor of the Civic Opera House in downtown Chicago, seven children sit in a row of green chairs, reading sheet music. They look like regular elementary school kids, most ranging in age from five to 12, wearing sneakers a…
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  • Time to Bury the Hatchet?

    Time to Bury the Hatchet?

    Word came out this week of a reunion that might have happened between Brett Favre and The Green Bay Packers last season, had not his Oak Grove high school team kept winning. It seems so many years ago that Packers GM Ted Thompson committed the unpardona…
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  • Time to find the next big-play safety

    Time to find the next big-play safety

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Pick after pick crawled across the bottom of television screens last April 25, 26 and 27 and those wondering when the Green Bay Packers would draft a safety got their answer when the 254th -- and final -- pick in the 2013 NFL draft wa…
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  • Roundup: Brewers Halt Skid And Avoid A Sweep

    Roundup: Brewers Halt Skid And Avoid A Sweep

    nytimes.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    The Milwaukee Brewers got an important game back from the St. Louis Cardinals, their division rivals, after losing the first two in the series.
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  • Hawks' Millsap sits out final game to rest

    Hawks' Millsap sits out final game to rest

    nba.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap will sit out the team's regular season finale Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks to rest for the playoffs.
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  • Legacy of Champions: Packers 1967 Championship

    Legacy of Champions: Packers 1967 Championship

    greenbaypackernation.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    A continuation of the Legacy of Champions series. Articles that chronicle the 13 Packer championships. If you’re just joining us, read about all the great Packer championships by clicking here. In 1967, big changes were taking place in the world of prof…
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  • Kohl finds investors for Bucks, keeping them in Milwaukee

    Kohl finds investors for Bucks, keeping them in Milwaukee

    The future of the Milwaukee Bucks became a lot more stable Wednesday.
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  • Peralta, Brewers avoid sweep against Cards

    Peralta, Brewers avoid sweep against Cards

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Peralta helps Brewers beat Cards 5-1 and stop skid
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  • Matthews: 'I'll be ready' for training camp

    Matthews: 'I'll be ready' for training camp

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When the Green Bay Packers report for the offseason program on Tuesday, don't expect linebacker Clay Matthews to put his twice-broken right thumb through any vigorous work right away. But when training camp begins in July -- and more …
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  • Clay Matthews: Julius Peppers is going to create a lot of oppor…

    Clay Matthews: Julius Peppers is going to create a lot of opportunities for me

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Packers linebacker Clay Matthews is feeling good on a couple of fronts these days. Matthews’ thumb is feeling better after a pair of injuries led to season-ending surgery in December and the opposite side of the Packers defense is looking more imposing …
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  • Packers had some interest in Freeman if Flynn didn’t stay

    Packers had some interest in Freeman if Flynn didn’t stay

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    As it turns out, Matt Flynn and Josh Freeman were two men for two jobs. But they could have easily reversed roles, as it turns out. Flynn decided yesterday to stay with the Packers, and Freeman just took advantage of the void in New York to agree with t…
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  • Look out, Oprah: Bucks' Udoh has book club

    Look out, Oprah: Bucks' Udoh has book club

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Ekpe Udoh will leave one positive lasting impression from this dreary season for the Milwaukee Bucks, and it has nothing to do with basketball.
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  • Mark Murphy: Packers “hopeful” to have Brett Favre back at Lamb…

    Mark Murphy: Packers “hopeful” to have Brett Favre back at Lambeau soon

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Brett Favre hasn’t been back to Lambeau in anything other than a Vikings uniform since he left the Packers for the Jets before the 2008 season, but president Mark Murphy said that isn’t because the team isn’t interested in honoring their former quarterb…
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  • Matheny math begets confidence in Cardinals

    Matheny math begets confidence in Cardinals

    MLB.com Apr 16 (2 days ago)
    For two nights against the Brewers, the lineup choices Cardinals manager Mike Matheny made were absolutely correct, even if the evidence at hand in one case was not what one would call extensive.
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  • Shelby makes himself at home at Miller Park

    Shelby makes himself at home at Miller Park

    MLB.com Apr 16 (2 days ago)
    Shelby Miller found his footing, Allen Craig showed continued signs of rediscovering his swing, and Mark Ellis got himself back onto the field as the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 6-1, on Tuesday night.
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  • Video - Pirates Blast Brewers 00:38

    Pirates Blast Brewers

    Apr 17
    The Pirates hit four home runs in Pittsburgh's 11-2 win over Milwaukee.
  • Video - Which team will win the NFC? 04:09

    Which team will win the NFC?

    Apr 17
    Dave Dameshek unveils the six NFC teams that he expects in the postseason and explains why one team will have the one seed, but another will go to the Super Bowl.
  • Video - Cuban: Price Tag For Bucks 'A Bargain' 02:27

    Cuban: Price Tag For Bucks 'A Bargain'

    Apr 17
    ESPNDallas.com's Tim MacMahon breaks down Mark Cuban's reaction to the Milwaukee Bucks selling for just $550 million.
  • Video - Brewers Avoid Sweep At Hands Of Cardinals 00:32

    Brewers Avoid Sweep At Hands Of Cardinals

    Apr 16
    Jonathan Lucroy hit a two-run single in the fifth inning to help propel the Brewers past the Cardinals 5-1.

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    Apr 16
    Longtime Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced Wednesday that he has reached an agreement to sell the team to hedge-fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. The deal is valued at $550 million, according to sources familiar with the transaction…