Wisconsin Sports News and Rumors
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Six months ago, former Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins was holding out hope of returning to the NFL. On Tuesday, he officially gave up the dream. Collins, who turned 31 last Saturday, announced his retirement from the NFL on Twi…Upvote Share Tweet
Fiers and Brewers Dominate Blue Jays in 6-1 Winnytimes.com 15 hours agoMike Fiers pitched seven dominant innings and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez each had a pair of doubles as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 on Tuesday night.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 18 hours agoAt least Brewers reliever Jim Henderson had a smile on his face Tuesday as a tough 2014 season came to a formal end.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 19 hours agoGREEN BAY, Wis. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Green Bay Packers training camp: Most people think the Packers signed Julius Peppers to rush the quarterback, and they did. But don't underestimate his worth to the run defense. That was …Upvote Share Tweet
Packers' starting lineup appears to be setESPN.com 21 hours agoGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy has not named a starting center, tight end or free safety. But Green Bay Packers training camp is in its fourth week, and the coach has not made changes at any of those positions where there was a new starter to be found…Upvote Share TweetColt Lyerla's unconventional path to the NFL has taken another turn after the Green Bay Packers told the rookie tight end they will waive him injured on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Losing Streak on Defensive Draft Selections Sends Mixed Messagesgreenbaypackernation.com Aug 19 (yesterday)The trade of Jerel Worthy to the Patriots last week triggered widespread realization amongst fans that the Packers 2012 draft class hasn’t amounted to much. Outside of proven contributors Casey Hayward and Mike Daniels, the only remaining draft pick of …Upvote Share Tweet
Packers buy in to science of modern NFLESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Maybe you've seen the picture from Super Bowl I, when Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson was photographed in full uniform, sitting on a chair in the locker room and taking a drag off a cigarette during halftime of the game agai…Upvote Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Green Bay Packers training camp: Maybe Monday will be remembered as the day the light went on for first-round pick Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. After going 15 straight practices without an intercep…Upvote Share Tweet
Rookie Jayrone Elliott no longer just No. 91GREEN BAY, Wis. -- To many around the Green Bay Packers locker room, rookie outside linebacker Jayrone Elliott was known not by his name, which, by the way is pronounced JAY-rone. "Usually you walk around, and they'd be like, "What's up 91?' o…Upvote Share Tweet
Shields cracks top 100 defensive player listGREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields broke in to the top 100 on ESPN's #NFLRank project, but just barely. It remains to be seen how many cornerbacks will check in higher than Shields as the rest of the list is unveiled over the ne…Upvote Share Tweet
Bostick injury timeline puts Week 1 in doubtGREEN BAY, Wis. -- The lower leg injury Green Bay Packers tight end Brandon Bostick sustained on Saturday against the St. Louis Rams likely will keep him out for the remainder of the preseason. That also could leave his availability for the Packers' reg…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)Amid the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, over teenager Michael Brown's killing, the St. Louis Rams provided three local high school football teams with free tickets to Saturday night's preseason game against the Green Bay Packers.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)GREEN BAY, Wis. – Here's a look at the snap counts from the Green Bay Packers' 21-7 preseason win over the St. Louis Rams on Saturday: Total offensive snaps (70) Quarterbacks Scott Tolzien: 29 Aaron Rodgers: 24 Matt Flynn: 14 Chase Rettig: 3 Notes: Runn…Upvote Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. Every student of popular culture knows that the TV show "Happy Days" went over the top when The Fonz ventured from Wisconsin out to Hollywood and literally "jumped the shark." Along those lines,…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)The Giants' 5-2 victory against the Phillies on Sunday was the team's second consecutive at AT&T Park, where they hadn't won back-to-back games since a five-game home win streak May 27-June 8. With the Dodgers getting swept by the Brewers in Los Ang…Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winnersdimemag.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Rosters are pretty much set, the dog days of hefty contracts h…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)Halfway through the preseason schedule, the Green Bay Packers' roster and depth chart is starting to take shape. Here's a look at who hurt their chances during Saturday’s 21-7 victory at the St. Louis Rams: 1. Derek Sherrod: A week ago, the Packers were…Upvote Share Tweet
Quickslant: Yes, I’m gonna Rantgreenbaypackernation.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)It so peaceful this Sunday morning. After a great night’s sleep following a Packers win, I awoke to the birds singing and early morning cool streaked with sunshine. All is right with the world… So why would I choose right now to go on a tirade? Well, in…Upvote Share TweetThe Brewers defeated the great Clayton Kershaw.on Saturday at Dodger Stadium, where Ryan Braun and Carlos Gomez hit home runs and Yovani Gallardo outperformed the consensus best pitcher in baseball. Those efforts produced a 3-2 Brewers victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Packers Could Be Without BostickAug 19ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky says Green Bay might have to replace injured tight end Brandon Bostick.
Brewers Capture Fifth Straight WinAug 19The Brewers defeated the Blue Jays 6-1 on Tuesday night.
Rams Provide Tickets To Ferguson Area HS TeamsAug 18Nick Wagoner discusses the decision by the St. Louis Rams to provide football players from Ferguson area high schools with tickets to a Rams preseason game.
Brewers Complete Sweep Of DodgersAug 17Jonathan Lucroy drove in five runs to lift the Brewers to a 7-2 win against the Dodgers.
Five Things I Think I Think: San Francisco 49ersAug 20.
Rose sits out practice, expected to play Wed.Aug 19Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
Browns QB? Flip a CoinAug 19All along, Browns coach Mike Pettine wanted to name a quarterback entering the third week of the preseason. The third game is when all NFL teams play their first units the most all summer. In the case of a new coaching staff such as Cleveland’s, it’s th…
Final Team USA roster cut could come by ThursdayAug 18Final cuts to the Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup could come as soon as Thursday, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.