Wisconsin Sports News and Rumors
Report: Bucks extend GM Hammond contractnba.com 15 hours agoA person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have extended the contract of general manager John Hammond through the 2017-18 season.Share TweetAfter struggling in April, Zach Davies has been one of the few bright spots in the starting rotation for the Milwaukee Brewers over the past two months.Share Tweet
Packers Have to Learn from Mistakes of 2015; Not Repeat Thempackersgab.com Jun 30 (yesterday)The Packers are still a force in the NFC and the NFC North, but there’s plenty to do as they get ready for training camp at the end of July if they are going to be booking a trip the Super Bowl in February. Last season the team got off to a red hot 6-0 …Share Tweet
Datone Jones “loving” move to outside linebackerprofootballtalk.com Jun 30 (yesterday)The Packers declined to exercise their option for the 2017 season on 2013 first-round pick Datone Jones‘ contract, leaving Jones on track to become a free agent next offseason. Jones’ bid for a new job will involve a new position. Jones went from playin…Share Tweet
NFLPA executive gets a good laugh about latest 17-game suggestionprofootballtalk.com Jun 30 (yesterday)Players have always been leery about the idea of lengthening the regular season, so it’s no surprise their union opposes any such plan. But it’s also good to know people find us funny here at PFT. In the wake of Packers president Mark Murphy’s suggestio…Share TweetJunior Guerra pitched eight scoreless innings and Ryan Braun homered on a four-RBI night in the Brewers' 7-0 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday at Miller Park.Share Tweet
A-Gon tossed after check-swing strikeoutMLB.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was ejected by third-base umpire Dan Bellino after striking out in the fourth inning of Wednesday night's game with the Brewers.Share Tweet
Packers president: 17-game season could facilitate more international playprofootballtalk.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Although it was a much-discussed proposal a couple years ago, NFL executives have recently stayed relatively quiet about the possibility of lengthening the regular season. But Packers President Mark Murphy had something to say about the topic recently. …Share Tweet
This Australian Passport Might Put The Great Thon Maker Age Conspiracy To Rest Once And For Alldimemag.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Getty Image The Thon Maker saga may have finally reached its conclusion with the latest information concerning his age. The Milwaukee Bucks’ first-round pick has had his age questioned even before the draft, and the scrutiny only got worse after various…Share Tweet
Too popular stateside at home or away, Packers bide time for international inviteESPN.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)Too popular stateside at home or away, Packers bide time for international inviteShare Tweet
Uriasly, folks: LA teen gets hit, pick, winMLB.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)What were you doing when you were 19 years old? Dodgers left-hander Julio Urias was setting career highs for innings (six) and pitches (100) in his first Major League win, a 6-5 triumph over the Brewers on Tuesday at Miller Park.Share Tweet
Urias Wins His First, Dodgers Edge Brewers 6-5nytimes.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)Rookie Julio Urias battled through six innings for his first major league victory, Adrian Gonzalez had three hits and the Los Angeles Dodgers hung on for a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Wild Card provides heightened drama, hopeMLB.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)This season is a reminder of how much baseball's Wild Card games has made the sport better and more interesting. At a time when three of the six division races aren't close, 20 of baseball's 30 teams are still within five games of a postseason berth. Tw…Share Tweet
Does This Australian Yearbook Photo Offer Proof That Thon Maker Is Actually Older Than 19?dimemag.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)Getty Image At the NBA draft last week, Thon Maker was taken 10th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks, thus avoiding a potential free fall for the Sudanese-Australian prospect. The Bucks taking Maker that high assuredly means they are convinced that he is in…Share TweetESPN.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)Packers 'very optimistic' local revenues will keep growing once 'Titletown' opensShare TweetTanner Roark pitched seven shutout innings in place of injured ace Stephen Strasburg, and the Washington Nationals ended a seven-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.Share Tweet
Brewers Send Nationals to 7th Straight Loss With 6-5 Winnytimes.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)Matt Garza's first win of the season was a tough one.Share Tweet
Brewers finalize deal with RayMLB.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)The Brewers planned a red carpet treatment for first round Draft pick Corey Ray at Miller Park on Saturday after finalizing a contract with the University of Louisville outfielder.Share Tweetnytimes.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)A look at what's happening all around the majors today:Share Tweet
Nieuwenhuis, Broxton Hit HRs; Brewers Beat Nationals 5-3nytimes.com Jun 25 (7 days ago)Kirk Nieuwenhuis finally got the best of Max ScherzerShare TweetMLB.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, who was scratched from Monday's start against the Dodgers because of an upper back strain, had a light bullpen session Friday at Miller Park without any problems. Strasburg is confident that he can pitch against…Share TweetThe Green Bay Packers have reported another year of record revenue.Share Tweet
Packers prez criticizes quality, length of preseasonESPN.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)Packers prez criticizes quality, length of preseasonShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 24 (7 days ago)When training camps open, the NFL plans to interview Packers linebackers Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews and Steelers linebacker James Harrison about allegations that they used performance-enhancing drugs. Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the le…Share Tweet
Wild Card!: Every year at the draft, Ted Thompson throws a wr…greenbaypackernation.com Jun 24Every year at the draft, Ted Thompson throws a wrench in PackerNation’s expectations. This year the Packers went into the off-season with one position that needed no embellishment. The only serious free agent pickup (Cook) had given the Packers anotherShare Tweet
NFL to interview players about Al-Jazeera PEDs reportJun 24The NFL Insiders crew reacts to a report that NFL players Julius Peppers, Clay Matthews and James Harrison will be interviewed by the league after they were named in an Al-Jazeera America report linking them to PEDs.
Best NFL significant other defensesJun 17Trey Wingo looks back at the most notable times significant others went out of their way to defend NFL players.
Questions remain about Lacy, NelsonJun 16Rob Demovsky and Jason Wilde break down two of the biggest issues facing the Packers before training camp.
Bruschi: Silly to go for 2 every timeJun 15ESPN NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi thinks going for a 2-point conversion after every touchdown is not a good strategy to follow in the NFL.