Wisconsin Sports News and Rumors
Still living in Green Bay, John Kuhn waits for Packers (or another team) to callESPN.com Updated 4 hours agoStill living in Green Bay, John Kuhn waits for Packers (or another team) to callShare Tweetnytimes.com 13 hours agoWatching Dexter Fowler jog out to play center field for the first time in more than a month made Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon smile.Share TweetThe NFL is not backing down on its insistence that the players named in an Al Jazeera documentary about performance-enhancing drugs must agree to interviews as part of the league’s investigation. The players involved are Packers linebackers Julius Peppe…Share Tweet
Free agency could break up Packers' offensive line after this seasonESPN.com Jul 22 (yesterday)Free agency could break up Packers' offensive line after this seasonShare Tweet
Packers have Richard Rodgers working on weight lossprofootballtalk.com Jul 22 (yesterday)Eddie Lacy isn’t the only Packer trying to lose weight this offseason. Tight end Richard Rodgers is also slimming down. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Rodgers, who is listed at 257 pounds, was playing at 272 pounds last season. This offseas…Share TweetMLB.com Jul 21 (yesterday)Just fifteen minutes before Thursday's 5-3 win over the Brewers, Pirates outfielder Matt Joyce found out he'd be starting as Starling Marte was scratched due to flu-like symptoms. All Joyce did was hit a three-run homer in the first and finish with four…Share TweetThe Pirates' Opening Day starter finally returned to top-of-the-rotation form Thursday night. Left-hander Francisco Liriano struck out 13 without a walk and led the Pirates to a 5-3 win over the Brewers at PNC Park.Share Tweet
Packers president: We don’t know much about Matthews, Peppers PED investigationprofootballtalk.com Jul 21 (yesterday)The NFL is investigating whether Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers used performance-enhancing drugs, as alleged in an Al Jazeera investigation. But the team is staying out of it. Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said at today’s s…Share Tweet
Packers want NFL to bring draft to Green Bay in 2019, 2020 or 2021ESPN.com Jul 21 (yesterday)Packers want NFL to bring draft to Green Bay in 2019, 2020 or 2021Share TweetThe NFL draft may be heading to Green Bay. Packers President Mark Murphy announced at a shareholders meeting today that the team has told the NFL it wants to host the draft in 2019, 2020 or 2021. The biggest issue facing Green Bay would be whether there…Share TweetMilwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is a hot commodity this trade season. Talented catchers are always in demand, and Lucroy fits that description to a T. He’s hitting .305/.362/.492 with 12 homers, bouncing back very nicely from a subpar 2015. Th…Share TweetESPN.com Jul 21 (2 days ago)For Ryan Longwell (and Brett Favre), appreciation for Packers grew from time with VikingsShare TweetESPN.com Jul 21 (2 days ago)Packers hope Jared Cook adds a Jermichael Finley-like dimensionShare TweetPackers receiver Jordy Nelson is doing well 11 months after tearing his ACL in a preseason game. Nelson is “well ahead of the curve in his rehabilitation,” according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In fact, Nelson even said he thought he could have p…Share Tweet
Brewers get best of Bucs in see-saw battleMLB.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)After being dealt back-to-back walk-off losses, the Brewers bounced back Wednesday night with a 9-5 win over the Pirates at PNC Park.Share Tweet
Packers add rookie cornerback Gatewoodprofootballtalk.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)The Packers signed cornerback Warren Gatewood on Wednesday. The signing of Gatewood, an undrafted rookie, puts the team roster at the preseason capacity of 90. The Packers open full training camp early next week because they open the preseason Aug. 7 in…Share Tweet
Blandino explains catch rule, and it’s starting to make sense (again)profootballtalk.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)Recently, I went from thinking (again) that I finally understand the catch rule to thinking (again) that I don’t. I’m now back to understanding it. For now. The understanding came from a combination of a ruling in the Packers-Cardinals playoff game rega…Share TweetMLB.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)The Pirates brought their battery off the disabled list before Tuesday's game against the Brewers at PNC Park. Pittsburgh activated starter Jameson Taillon, as anticipated, and brought back catcher Francisco Cervelli along with him.Share Tweet
Favre trying to 'wow' in practice, not get Gruden firedJul 20Packers legend Brett Favre and Jon Gruden review practice tape from 1993 when Favre was trying to make a name for himself and Gruden was a receivers coach with Green Bay.
Hall of Famer Brett Favre goes to Gruden's QB CampJul 19Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre shows off his arm at Jon Gruden's QB Camp.
My Wish: Anna's wish inspired her to become a doctorJul 16In 2010, we met 12-year-old Anna Schmidt. Her wish was to meet quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. That wish gave Anna hope for the future. Now 19, she wants to be a doctor.
Rodgers hoping to spend whole career with PackersJul 14The NFL Insiders crew shares their thoughts on athletes spending their entire career with one team, which Aaron Rodgers is hoping to do with the Packers.