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Packers tight end Jermichael Finley won’t have to wait long to find out if he’s ready to be cleared. The free agent is headed to Seattle tonight, and will take a physical for the Seahawks tomorrow, according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. Finley’s conditi…Upvote Share Tweet
Packers want to keep LB LattimoreESPN.com Updated 7 hours agoGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Early indications were the Green Bay Packers didn't intend to offer linebacker Jamari Lattimore a restricted free-agent tender. However on Tuesday, Lattimore's agent, Tony Agnone, said the team informed him that they will place the lo…Upvote Share Tweet
A son also rises: Davis set to star for BrewersMLB.com Updated 8 hours agoKhris Davis returns to the Valley of the Sun for Spring Training as the favorite to win the starting left-field job for the Brewers in 2014, a thrilling prospect for Davis and his father, Rodney, who moved his family to Arizona in 1994 while working for…Upvote Share Tweet
Legacy of Champions: 1944 the Overlooked Championshipgreenbaypackernation.com Updated 9 hours agoIn the wake of D Day, and as allied troops valiantly marched across Europe freeing it from a tyrant, the Packers quietly earned their sixth league championship. The Packers started out the 1944 season on a six game tear and ended the season with an eigh…Upvote Share Tweet
D-backs' prospect Archie Bradley generating lots of buzzCNNSI.com Updated 13 hours agoHe's only 21 years old, but Arizona phenom Archie Bradley is already pushing for an MLB shot.Upvote Share Tweet? Eric Bledsoe is close to returning for the Suns -- but not tonight against the Clippers in Los Angeles. Bledsoe hasn't played since a Dec. 30 game against the Clippers at Staples Center, when he began feeling discomfort in his right knee and underwent…Upvote Share Tweet
Roles reversed, but challenged call isn'tMLB.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)Brewers manager Ron Roenicke calmly asked for the umpires to review a play at the plate in the ninth inning on Monday, but for reasons other than what the fans in the stands may have assumed.Upvote Share Tweet
Sale Pitches Solidly, White Sox Beat Brewers 6-3nytimes.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)Chris Sale breezed into the fifth inning with two-hit ball shortly after being chosen the White Sox's opening-day starter, and Chicago beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Monday.Upvote Share TweetJeff Keppinger's fielder's choice ground ball in the ninth inning drove in the tie-breaking run and lifted the White Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Brewers before a crowd of 4,729 Monday afternoon at Maryvale Baseball Park.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Who says the Green Bay Packers don't pursue free agents? Defensive end Red Bryant was on their radar and even had a visit scheduled with the Packers but never made it because he signed a four-year, $17 million contract with the Jackso…Upvote Share Tweet
Hank the Dog gets love from kid Brewers fan in personalized ‘K9′ jerseyyahoo.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)By now The Stew has done several updates on what's up with Hank the Dog, a former stray whom the Milwaukee Brewers informally adopted at their spring training camp in Maryvale, Ariz. So popular Hank has become that fans are doing with him what they've d…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)A few deals have been signed around the NFC North in the days leading up to free agency, but plenty of valuable players are about to hit the open market. Here is a ranking of top NFC North free agents, with information provided by ESPN.com reporters Rob…Upvote Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers would like to bring back tight end Andrew Quarless, but it might not be easy. The former fifth-round draft pick from Penn State already is drawing plenty of interest on the free-agent market, according to his age…Upvote Share Tweet
Ted Thompson will spend, but usually on his own guysprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)Packers G.M. Ted Thompson has a reputation for being stingy with free-agency dollars. That’s true, as applied to free agents who have been playing for other teams. When it comes to his own guys, Thompson spends, baby. Most recently, Thompson spent $39 m…Upvote Share Tweet
Ruggiano Homers, Extends Sizzling Start for Cubsnytimes.com Updated Mar 9 (2 days ago)Justin Ruggiano went 3 for 3 with a two-run homer and three RBIs, raising his spring training batting average to .583 as the Chicago Cubs outlasted a Milwaukee Brewers split squad 10-8 Sunday.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Mar 9 (2 days ago)The team could still try to bring back the cornerback, a three-time Pro Bowl selection, at a lesser salary.Upvote Share Tweet
Where might free agent DeMarcus Ware play next season?Mar 11With the Dallas Cowboys releasing veteran pass-rusher DeMarcus Ware Tuesday, the debate begins as to which team is the best fit for the seven-time Pro Bowler.
NFL Nation Buzz: PackersMar 10ESPN.com Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses how resigning Sam Shields allows Green Bay to focus on other areas of the defense.
Shields Re-Signs With PackersMar 10Adam Schefter discusses Packers CB Sam Shields' four-year, $39 million deal with Green Bay and how it will affect the cornerback market.
Green Bay Packers reach deal with cornerback Sam ShieldsMar 8Chris Jacobs has the details on Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields' new contract and which teams have shown an interest in free agent safety Jairus Byrd.
Don Banks: Cap numbers lead to cut stars; more Snaps from free agencyMar 11Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a whirlwind first day of the NFL's free agency period (what a day for Twitter to crash in mid-afternoon)...
Don Banks: Déjà vu in New England as Julian Edelman hits the open marketMar 11One of the more surprising headlines on the first day of the NFL's free agency period was the news that the New England Patriots couldn't manage to strike a deal with receiver Julian Edelman and keep their leading pass-catcher from last season off the m…
Brooklyn Nets to sign Jason Collins for remainder of seasonMar 11The Brooklyn Nets will sign center Jason Collins for the remainder of the season once his 10-day contract expires after Friday according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.
Don Banks: No shortage of suitors for late-blooming quarterback Josh McCow…Mar 11Throughout his eventful 11-year NFL career, Michael Vick and his out-sized reputation have often commanded far more attention than his on-field production deserved. But I don't foresee history repeating itself with Vick in the case of this year's modest…