Wisconsin Sports News and Rumors
Athletics, Brewers both make gains in Khris Davis dealShare Tweet
Jabari Parker Got Too Excited After A Windmill Jam And Accidentally Played Defense In The Rising Stars Gamedimemag.com Feb 12 (yesterday)Jabari Parker thew down a nice windmill slam in the opening moments of the Rising Stars game Friday night in Toronto. Highlights like that are one of the benefits of the lax-to-non-existent defense on display in these types of exhibition games. But the …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 12 (yesterday)The Packers re-signed an impending free agent defensive lineman on Friday when they agreed to terms on a deal with Letroy Guion, but another one hasn’t heard from the team yet. B.J. Raji told Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette that Guion’s new dea…Share Tweet
Brewers sign Boyer to Minors dealMLB.com Feb 12 (yesterday)The Brewers signed veteran relief pitcher Blaine Boyer to a Minor League contract on Friday and extended the right-hander an invitation to Spring Training.Share TweetPackers cornerback Casey Hayward says he will “probably” test the free agent market this offseason according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. The 26-year-old Heyward, a 2012 second-round draft pick for the Packers out of Vanderbilt, started 13-of-18 games f…Share TweetPackers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had arthroscopic knee surgery shortly after the team’s season-ending loss to the Cardinals in the playoffs. The operation was described as a minor clean-up procedure that isn’t expected to have much, if any, impact on R…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 10 (4 days ago)The ability to stay calm and collected in big moments is considered one of the greatest virtues an NBA athlete can possess. Members of the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics will wonder exactly what caused them to lose their composure in the final secon…Share Tweet
Could Larry Sanders Change His Mind And Return To Basketball?dimemag.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)Getty Image A few years ago, Larry Sanders was one of the brightest young stars in the NBA. The 6-foot-11 big man out of VCU looked like a defensive menace for the Milwaukee Bucks, as he was hauling in rebounds and blocking shots at a remarkable rate. T…Share Tweet
Signs of spring: Truck Day in MilwaukeeMLB.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)Ten days ahead of Brewers pitchers and catchers reporting for duty, Tuesday was moving day at Miller Park. In an annual tradition, the famous Racing Sausages helped load equipment onto a moving truck bound for Maryvale Baseball Park.Share Tweet
3 Brewers in need of a comebackMLB.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)Bounce-back candidates are a good place to begin, since they represent some of the few returning players from a 2015 team that struggled and prompted an organizational rebuild. Here are three players who would love to find themselves bandied about for C…Share Tweet
Packers Face Tough Decisionsgreenbaypackernation.com Feb 9 (5 days ago)With the season officially over and free agents looming what moves do you think Ted Thompson should make? Here is a list of players he will have to make decisions about: Unrestricted Free Agents OT, Don Barclay K, Mason CrosbyShare Tweet
Report: Packers, naturally, will play in annual HOF Gameprofootballtalk.com Feb 6Brett Favre is headed to Canton in August, and so are thousands of Packers fans. So, it makes sense that the Packers will play in the Hall of Fame Game, the traditional start to the NFL’s preseason. Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported …Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 6SAN FRANCISCO — The Pro Football Hall of Fame voters meet the day before the Super Bowl, hear presentations for each of the finalists, then vote. Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette presented former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre. D…Share Tweet
Eddie Lacy’s weight estimated in the 260 rangeprofootballtalk.com Feb 5The weight of Packers running back Eddie Lacy has been a topic of conversation for years, but no one has been able to pin down exactly how much he weighs. A good guess, however, is that he’s a biscuit short of 260. At least. The Milwaukee Journal Sentin…Share Tweet
Plays that shaped the Packers' season No. 1: Jordy Nelson's torn ACLESPN.com Feb 5Plays that shaped the Packers' season No. 1: Jordy Nelson's torn ACLShare Tweet
Are The Bucks Shopping Greg Monroe And Michael-Carter Williams?dimemag.com Feb 4USA TODAY Sports The Milwaukee Bucks have been one of the NBA’s most disappointing franchises this season, sitting at 20-31 after a surprise run to the playoffs last season and the free agency coup of signing Greg Monroe and the acquisition of Michael C…Share Tweet
Packers Not Likely to Make a Strong Push to Keep FA WR James Jonespackersgab.com Feb 4The Packers are likely to move on from impending free agent wide receiver James Jones according to beat writer Rob Reischel of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. The Packers are in desperate need for wideouts who can get separation from defensive backs and…Share Tweet
Willie Wood Made the Most Memorable Play of Super Bowl I. He Has No Recollection.nytimes.com Feb 4Wood’s interception of a pass by Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson helped the Packers win the title. In the five decades since, Wood’s and Dawson’s lives have taken divergent paths.Share Tweet
Plays that shaped the Packers' season No. 2: Blown coverage on Larry FitzgeraldESPN.com Feb 4Plays that shaped the Packers' season No. 2: Blown coverage on Larry FitzgeraldShare Tweet
Packers' locking up Guion is a sensible moveFeb 12ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates discusses the Packers' move to further shore up their defensive line by signing DT Letroy Guion, and whether Green Bay will bring back B.J. Raji as well.
Packers shouldn't have to make any veteran salary-cap cutsFeb 9ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky talks about the Packers having plenty of salary-cap space heading into free agency.
Favre continues to repair relationship with Green BayFeb 5Three-time MVP QB Brett Favre joins Mike & Mike to describe what it was like to return to Green Bay in July and to explain how his relationship with the Packers has progressed after facing numerous years in exile.
50 Super Bowls in 50 Seconds ... sort ofFeb 2Trey Wingo attempts to recall all 50 Super Bowls in 50 seconds.