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Your browser does not support iframes. Russell Martin once played for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He now plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Yet with one mighty swing on Friday night, he managed to improve the postseason outlooks for both. With Pittsburgh tr…Upvote Share Tweet
Extra Bases: On Cue, the Cardinals Rise in Septembernytimes.com 4 hours agoFor five months, St. Louis never held first place alone, but when the Milwaukee Brewers went into a skid, the Cardinals were there.Upvote Share TweetFew young NBA players have captured the imaginations of fans like Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 19-year-old "Greek Freak" who served as his team's finest source of hope on the way to a league-worst record in 2013-14. Antet…Upvote Share TweetGreen Bay and Detroit. I’m sure you tried to forget the last time we played Detroit. Your Thanksgiving meal was very hard to swallow watching the game. I remember Rodgers tossing his clipboard after Detroit continue its scoring onslaught. Let’s hope tha…Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers handed yet another disheartening defeatMLB.com 20 hours agoRussell Martin's three-run home run off suddenly-struggling reliever Jonathan Broxton sent the Brewers to a 4-2 loss Friday and erased everything Milwaukee starter Yovani Gallardo had done during seven scoreless innings. While 37,974 jumping, jubilant f…Upvote Share Tweet
Martin's late blast moves Bucs even closer to playoffsMLB.com 20 hours agoPirates catcher Russell Martin knocked a three-run homer in the eighth inning off Jonathan Broxton to stun the Brewers, 4-2, in front of 37,974 revelers Friday night at PNC Park. With their fifth straight win, the Bucs reduced their magic number for cli…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 22 hours agoNew York Jets defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson were both fined by the NFL for unnecessary roughness in last Sunday's 31-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers.Upvote Share TweetGREEN BAY, Wis. – Bryan Bulaga is no doctor, but the Green Bay Packers right tackle knew immediately that the left knee injury he sustained in the season opener against the Seattle Seahawks wasn't the same as the torn ACL in the same knee 13 months earl…Upvote Share Tweet
Vaughn, Waddle out for Lions vs. PackersThe Detroit Lions will be without their third starting slot cornerback in as many weeks. Cassius Vaughn, who was slated to take over for Nevin Lawson after he took over for Bill Bentley, is out Sunday against Green Bay with an ankle injury after missing…Upvote Share Tweet
Packers' corners prep for Mega challengeGREEN BAY, Wis. -- You could see it in Al Harris' eyes that day back in January 2008. It was the NFC Championship game against the New York Giants, and the Green Bay Packers' Pro Bowl cornerback was amped up for the challenge of covering receiver Plaxic…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 19 (yesterday)The Jets got cornerback Dee Milliner back in the lineup against the Packers last week after Milliner missed a good chunk of time with a high ankle sprain, but Milliner didn’t finish the game after he felt the ankle tighten up in the second half. That’s …Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Sep 19 (yesterday)Clayton Kershaw can become the second pitcher since World War II to win 20 games in fewer than 30 starts when he faces Edwin Jackson and the Cubs on Friday afternoon. The Dodgers can secure a playoff spot with a win and a Brewers loss.Upvote Share Tweet
The Grand Slam: Unlikely hero saves St. Louis, sinks Milwaukeeyahoo.com Sep 19 (yesterday)Whatever slim chance the Milwaukee Brewers still had of making the playoffs diminished even further Thursday night thanks to some unlikely heroics from one of the most anonymous members of the St. Louis Cardinals. Tony Cruz, a backup catcher only playin…Upvote Share Tweet
Walk-off in 13th keeps Cards 2 1/2 games upMLB.com Sep 19 (yesterday)Tony Cruz hit a walk-off single in the 13th inning as the Cards defeated the Brewers, 3-2, on Thursday night at Busch Stadium. St. Louis maintained its 2 1/2-game lead in the NL Central with the victory.Upvote Share TweetTony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals moved closer to their second straight NL Central title with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Lucroy ties season mark for doubles as a catcherMLB.com Sep 18 (yesterday)Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy's fourth-inning double on Thursday gave the Brewers their first hit while also tying a Major League record.Upvote Share Tweet
Injury report: Hyde, Hayward upgradedESPN.com Sep 18 (yesterday)GREEN BAY, Wis. – Micah Hyde, who has started at safety in each of the Green Bay Packers' first two games this season, was upgraded from a limited participant in Wednesday's practice to a full participant on Thursday. Meanwhile, another member of the se…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Jordy Nelson, Mohamed Sanu, Week Three picksprofootballtalk.com Sep 18 (2 days ago)We’ve got a big PFT Live today featuring two NFL wide receivers and one man who out-picked Florio last week. First up is Packers receiver Jordy Nelson, who’s currently leading the league in both catches and receiving yards after his huge game against th…Upvote Share Tweet
Packers' Sitton pleads the 5th on Lions' talkESPN.com Sep 18 (2 days ago)GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Josh Sitton's feelings about the Detroit Lions probably have not changed in the past 10 months, but this time he's keeping them to himself. Last November, the Green Bay Packers left guard ripped the Lions defense and then-coach Jim Sc…Upvote Share Tweet
Waino blanks Crew as Cards keep Central paceMLB.com Sep 18 (3 days ago)Adam Wainwright broke up a no-hit bid with a two-out single in the sixth and he logged his third shutout of the season as the Cardinals maintained a 2 1/2-game division lead with a 2-0 win over the Brewers on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates Rally Past BrewersSep 19Yovani Gallardo struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings, but Russell Martin's three-run homer in the eighth lifted the Pirates to a 4-2 win over the Brewers.
'Playbook': Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit LionsSep 19NFL Media's Sterling Sharpe thinks the improving chemistry between Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and wide receiver Jordy Nelson is a major key to the team's success.
Pirates Rally Past BrewersSep 19Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Yovani Gallardo struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings, but Russell Martin's three-run homer in the eighth lifted the Pirates to a 4-2 win over the Brewers.
ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate StandingsSep 18ESPN The Magazine's Peter Keating breaks down the 2014 Ultimate Team Standings.
Questions Unanswered as the Focus ShiftsSep 19NEW YORK—The most important news conference of Roger Goodell’s eight-year reign as NFL commissioner, days overdue, lasted 44 minutes and was peppered with various forms of apology over the original light sentence in the Ray Rice case. Goodell used much …
Documentary on Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki draws a big crowd in Ge…Sep 19The premiere of a documentary on Dirk Nowitzki drew teammates, ex-teammates, coaches and more all the way to Germany.
Rematch of the MismatchSep 19How did the Broncos respond to the 35-point Super Bowl loss to the Seahawks? By changing two-thirds of their regular lineup. The proof of the makeover is stunning, especially with 10 of 12 changes to the defensive regulars. Heading into Super Bowl remat…
Week 3: A Super Bowl Rematch, But a Much Closer GameSep 18Week 3: A Super Bowl Rematch, But a Much Closer Game