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  • Graveman Pitches Into 7th Inning as A's Beat Brewers 7-0

    Graveman Pitches Into 7th Inning as A's Beat Brewers 7-0

    nytimes.com Updated 11 hours ago
    Kendall Graveman continued his impressive spring with 6 1-3 innings of three-hit ball, further staking his claim to a spot in the Athletics' rotation and leading Oakland to a 7-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
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  • Packers to remain “smart” about how they use Eddie Lacy

    Packers to remain “smart” about how they use Eddie Lacy

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The Packers wanted Eddie Lacy to show he could be an effective three-down running back in 2014 and Lacy was successful in that effort. Lacy averaged over 10 yards a catch on 42 receptions and did a solid job as a pass blocker in his second NFL season, l…
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  • NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top…

    NBA Playoff Picture Update: Warriors come out, play, clinch top seed

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    With just a few weeks remaining until the NBA postseason, every night can impact the standings. NBA Playoff Picture keeps you up to date on all the most important news for all 16 berths and seeds. Wonderful Warriors: With a 108-95 win at the Milwaukee B…
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  • Brewers' Braun Has 2 Hits, 2 RBIs in 3-2 Loss to Indians

    Brewers' Braun Has 2 Hits, 2 RBIs in 3-2 Loss to Indians

    nytimes.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    Ryan Braun extended his torrid stretch with two more hits and two RBIs for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
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  • Brewers believe in contender status for 2015

    Brewers believe in contender status for 2015

    MLB.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    Which Milwaukee team in 2014 was the real deal; the long-term contender or the club that faded down the stretch? The organization analyzed the season and came to the conclusion that the real Brewers were the 150-days-in-first bunch.
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  • Pic Your Poison Part 1: Davante Adams and Richard Rodgers

    Pic Your Poison Part 1: Davante Adams and Richard Rodgers

    greenbaypackernation.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    2014 showed that the Packers offense is, frankly, a juggernaut. Two rookies that made a difference at positions where that is difficult to do (wide receiver and tight end) in this league will now be coming back after a season … Continue reading →
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  • Packers may use pistol formation on a regular basis

    Packers may use pistol formation on a regular basis

    profootballtalk.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    Last year, a late-season calf injury to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers forced coach Mike McCarthy to rely at times on the pistol formation, given the limitations on Rodgers’ mobility. McCarthy plans to use it more in 2015. “I like the pistol,” McCart…
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  • Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion visits the Seahawks

    Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion visits the Seahawks

    profootballtalk.com Mar 28 (yesterday)
    Now that the criminal charges against him are gone, Letroy Guion is looking for a way to replace the change which he hasn’t recovered yet. And that might mean a change of address. Via Adam, Caplan of ESPN, Guion visited the Seahawks yesterday. There’s s…
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  • Gennett, Lucroy Power Brewers to 8-6 Win Over Reds

    Gennett, Lucroy Power Brewers to 8-6 Win Over Reds

    nytimes.com yahoo.com Mar 28 (2 days ago)
    Scooter Gennett opened the game with a solo homer and Jonathan Lucroy had a two-run shot in the first inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
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  • Panthers add former Packers wide receiver Jarrett Boykin

    Panthers add former Packers wide receiver Jarrett Boykin

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)
    On a day when another of their targets spurned them, the Panthers signed a guy they had in for a recent visit. The team announced they had signed former Packers wide receiver Jarrett Boykin to a one-year contract. Boykin spent three years with the Packe…
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  • The best at helping themselves

    The best at helping themselves

    MLB.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)
    Yovani Gallardo, new to the Rangers and the American League this spring after eight seasons with the Brewers, shrugged when it was pointed out that he is losing one of his best weapons in the designated-hitter league: His bat.
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  • Ilyasova scores 34 as Bucks hold off Pacers

    Ilyasova scores 34 as Bucks hold off Pacers

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Ersan Ilyasova had a career-high 34 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Indiana Pacers 111-107 on Thursday night.
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  • Schafer lends support to Hooten Foundation

    Schafer lends support to Hooten Foundation

    MLB.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Moved by a father's effort to educate youth about the dangers of performance-enhancing drugs in the memory of his late son, Brewers outfielder Logan Schafer accepted an invitation to serve on the Taylor Hooten Foundation's advisory board.
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  • Last call: Brewers still fighting spread of pinkeye

    Last call: Brewers still fighting spread of pinkeye

    MLB.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Last Call is a spot for all the notes and anecdotes from Brewers camp that didn't find a home elsewhere on the site. Today: Seeing pink.
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  • Gantner, Thomas bring special bond to Brewers camp

    Gantner, Thomas bring special bond to Brewers camp

    MLB.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    The appearance of No. 17 in Brewers camp earlier this week signaled the annual arrival of Jim Gantner, the beloved former second baseman who remains the only man to wear that number since his retirement in 1992.
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  • Davis, Jimenez Hit Grand Slams as Brewers Beat Mariners 15-1

    Davis, Jimenez Hit Grand Slams as Brewers Beat Mariners 15-1

    nytimes.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Khris Davis and Luis Jimenez hit grand slams and the Milwaukee Brewers had another big offensive day in a 15-1 win over a Seattle Mariners split-squad on Thursday.
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  • Randall Cobb Turns Down Bigger Offers To Stay With Packers

    Randall Cobb Turns Down Bigger Offers To Stay With Packers

    packersgab.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)
    Since the start of free agency way back when, most players tend to say they want to stay put, taking sometimes less money to stay comfortable with the team they are already with. With the Packers and Randall Cobb, that clearly was the case at the start …
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  • Brewers committed to Nelson in rotation

    Brewers committed to Nelson in rotation

    MLB.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    Tyler Thornburg and Michael Blazek may be getting better Spring Training results, but right-hander Jimmy Nelson's fifth-starter status is secure, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke suggested Thursday.
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  • Who Will Be The Packers Toughest Opponent In 2015?

    Who Will Be The Packers Toughest Opponent In 2015?

    greenbaypackernation.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    The Packers have another difficult schedule in front of them in 2015. With the exit of Ndomokong Suh, Nick Fairley, and Brandon Marshall (Bears), and the possible departure of Adrian Peterson from the Vikings, this year’s weakest opponents may be … Cont…
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  • Back to normal for Packers in free agency

    Back to normal for Packers in free agency

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- More than two weeks into free agency, the only player the Green Bay Packers have brought in from the outside is a street free agent defensive back whose NFL experience is a total of one week on a practice squad. So in other words, thi…
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  • Video - Leading The Pack? 05:10

    Leading The Pack?

    Mar 27
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith react to ESPN Insider Mike Sando's grade for Green Bay's free-agency signings this season.
  • Video - The Art Of Pitch-Framing 02:24

    The Art Of Pitch-Framing

    Mar 21
    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
  • Video - Nets Outlast Bucks 01:33

    Nets Outlast Bucks

    Mar 20
    The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
  • Video - Packers' Tight End Position Remains Unsolved 01:07

    Packers' Tight End Position Remains Unsolved

    Mar 20
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses the tight end position.

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    Mar 30
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    Mar 28
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    Mar 27
    Why OKC star's surgery path is preferable to the often reckless heroism of the past