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Ace may be out, but don't tell Dodgers that

Ace may be out, but don't tell Dodgers that

MLB.com Updated 17 hours ago
Clayton Kershaw goes down and the Dodgers' season is over at the midway point, right? Well, no, that wasn't the vibe in the Dodgers' clubhouse after Thursday's 8-1 win over the Brewers.
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  • Report: Bucks extend GM Hammond contract

    Report: Bucks extend GM Hammond contract

    nba.com 15 hours ago
    A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have extended the contract of general manager John Hammond through the 2017-18 season.
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  • Davies Struggles as Brewers Routed by Dodgers 8-1

    Davies Struggles as Brewers Routed by Dodgers 8-1

    nytimes.com MLB.com 18 hours ago
    After struggling in April, Zach Davies has been one of the few bright spots in the starting rotation for the Milwaukee Brewers over the past two months.
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  • Packers Have to Learn from Mistakes of 2015; Not Repeat Them

    Packers Have to Learn from Mistakes of 2015; Not Repeat Them

    packersgab.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    The Packers are still a force in the NFC and the NFC North, but there’s plenty to do as they get ready for training camp at the end of July if they are going to be booking a trip the Super Bowl in February. Last season the team got off to a red hot 6-0 …
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  • Datone Jones “loving” move to outside linebacker

    Datone Jones “loving” move to outside linebacker

    profootballtalk.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    The Packers declined to exercise their option for the 2017 season on 2013 first-round pick Datone Jones‘ contract, leaving Jones on track to become a free agent next offseason. Jones’ bid for a new job will involve a new position. Jones went from playin…
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  • NFLPA executive gets a good laugh about latest 17-game suggesti…

    NFLPA executive gets a good laugh about latest 17-game suggestion

    profootballtalk.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    Players have always been leery about the idea of lengthening the regular season, so it’s no surprise their union opposes any such plan. But it’s also good to know people find us funny here at PFT. In the wake of Packers president Mark Murphy’s suggestio…
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  • Guerra shuts down Dodgers as Braun surges

    Guerra shuts down Dodgers as Braun surges

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    Junior Guerra pitched eight scoreless innings and Ryan Braun homered on a four-RBI night in the Brewers' 7-0 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday at Miller Park.
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  • A-Gon tossed after check-swing strikeout

    A-Gon tossed after check-swing strikeout

    MLB.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was ejected by third-base umpire Dan Bellino after striking out in the fourth inning of Wednesday night's game with the Brewers.
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  • Packers president: 17-game season could facilitate more interna…

    Packers president: 17-game season could facilitate more international play

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Although it was a much-discussed proposal a couple years ago, NFL executives have recently stayed relatively quiet about the possibility of lengthening the regular season. But Packers President Mark Murphy had something to say about the topic recently. …
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  • This Australian Passport Might Put The Great Thon Maker Age Con…

    This Australian Passport Might Put The Great Thon Maker Age Conspiracy To Rest Once And For All

    dimemag.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Getty Image The Thon Maker saga may have finally reached its conclusion with the latest information concerning his age. The Milwaukee Bucks’ first-round pick has had his age questioned even before the draft, and the scrutiny only got worse after various…
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  • Too popular stateside at home or away, Packers bide time for in…

    Too popular stateside at home or away, Packers bide time for international invite

    ESPN.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    Too popular stateside at home or away, Packers bide time for international invite
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  • Uriasly, folks: LA teen gets hit, pick, win

    Uriasly, folks: LA teen gets hit, pick, win

    MLB.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    What were you doing when you were 19 years old? Dodgers left-hander Julio Urias was setting career highs for innings (six) and pitches (100) in his first Major League win, a 6-5 triumph over the Brewers on Tuesday at Miller Park.
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  • Urias Wins His First, Dodgers Edge Brewers 6-5

    Urias Wins His First, Dodgers Edge Brewers 6-5

    nytimes.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)
    Rookie Julio Urias battled through six innings for his first major league victory, Adrian Gonzalez had three hits and the Los Angeles Dodgers hung on for a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
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  • Wild Card provides heightened drama, hope

    Wild Card provides heightened drama, hope

    MLB.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)
    This season is a reminder of how much baseball's Wild Card games has made the sport better and more interesting. At a time when three of the six division races aren't close, 20 of baseball's 30 teams are still within five games of a postseason berth. Tw…
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  • Does This Australian Yearbook Photo Offer Proof That Thon Maker…

    Does This Australian Yearbook Photo Offer Proof That Thon Maker Is Actually Older Than 19?

    dimemag.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    Getty Image At the NBA draft last week, Thon Maker was taken 10th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks, thus avoiding a potential free fall for the Sudanese-Australian prospect. The Bucks taking Maker that high assuredly means they are convinced that he is in…
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  • Packers 'very optimistic' local revenues will keep gr…

    Packers 'very optimistic' local revenues will keep growing once 'Titletown' opens

    ESPN.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    Packers 'very optimistic' local revenues will keep growing once 'Titletown' opens
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  • Roark Helps Nats End 7-Game Skid With 3-2 Win Over Brewers

    Roark Helps Nats End 7-Game Skid With 3-2 Win Over Brewers

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 26 (5 days ago)
    Tanner Roark pitched seven shutout innings in place of injured ace Stephen Strasburg, and the Washington Nationals ended a seven-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
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  • Brewers Send Nationals to 7th Straight Loss With 6-5 Win

    Brewers Send Nationals to 7th Straight Loss With 6-5 Win

    nytimes.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    Matt Garza's first win of the season was a tough one.
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  • Brewers finalize deal with Ray

    Brewers finalize deal with Ray

    MLB.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    The Brewers planned a red carpet treatment for first round Draft pick Corey Ray at Miller Park on Saturday after finalizing a contract with the University of Louisville outfielder.
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  • LEADING OFF: Reyes Return to New York? Garza Boosts Brewers

    LEADING OFF: Reyes Return to New York? Garza Boosts Brewers

    nytimes.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
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  • Nieuwenhuis, Broxton Hit HRs; Brewers Beat Nationals 5-3

    Nieuwenhuis, Broxton Hit HRs; Brewers Beat Nationals 5-3

    nytimes.com Jun 25 (7 days ago)
    Kirk Nieuwenhuis finally got the best of Max Scherzer
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  • Strasburg likely to return Sunday vs. Brewers

    Strasburg likely to return Sunday vs. Brewers

    MLB.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)
    Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, who was scratched from Monday's start against the Dodgers because of an upper back strain, had a light bullpen session Friday at Miller Park without any problems. Strasburg is confident that he can pitch against…
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  • Still Going: Packers Report Another Year of Record Revenue

    Still Going: Packers Report Another Year of Record Revenue

    nytimes.com profootballtalk.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)
    The Green Bay Packers have reported another year of record revenue.
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  • Packers prez criticizes quality, length of preseason

    Packers prez criticizes quality, length of preseason

    ESPN.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)
    Packers prez criticizes quality, length of preseason
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  • NFL plans to interview Peppers, Matthews, Harrison about PEDs

    NFL plans to interview Peppers, Matthews, Harrison about PEDs

    profootballtalk.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)
    When training camps open, the NFL plans to interview Packers linebackers Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews and Steelers linebacker James Harrison about allegations that they used performance-enhancing drugs. Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the le…
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  • Wild Card!: Every year at the draft, Ted Thompson throws a wr……

    Wild Card!: Every year at the draft, Ted Thompson throws a wr…

    Every year at the draft, Ted Thompson throws a wrench in PackerNation’s expectations. This year the Packers went into the off-season with one position that needed no embellishment. The only serious free agent pickup (Cook) had given the Packers another
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  • Video - NFL to interview players about Al-Jazeera PEDs report 01:40

    NFL to interview players about Al-Jazeera PEDs report

    Jun 24
    The NFL Insiders crew reacts to a report that NFL players Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews and James Harrison will be interviewed by the league after they were named in an Al-Jazeera America report linking them to PEDs.
  • Video - Best NFL significant other defenses 02:13

    Best NFL significant other defenses

    Jun 17
    Trey Wingo looks back at the most notable times significant others went out of their way to defend NFL players.
  • Video - Questions remain about Lacy, Nelson 02:27

    Questions remain about Lacy, Nelson

    Jun 16
    Rob Demovsky and Jason Wilde break down two of the biggest issues facing the Packers before training camp.
  • Video - Bruschi: Silly to go for 2 every time 02:07

    Bruschi: Silly to go for 2 every time

    Jun 15
    ESPN NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi thinks going for a 2-point conversion after every touchdown is not a good strategy to follow in the NFL.