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Chicago rides Jimmy Butler's 31 points to a 2-0 series lead ove…

Chicago rides Jimmy Butler's 31 points to a 2-0 series lead over Milwaukee

yahoo.com Updated 11 hours ago
CHICAGO – It came two days late and just as many dollars short, but the Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks finally came through with the sort of hash mark-heavy, ugly basketball we anticipated before their first round series even began. The Bulls prevail…
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  • Desclafani Pitches Reds Past Brewers

    Desclafani Pitches Reds Past Brewers

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    Anthony Desclafani pitched eight shutout innings and Zach Cozart and Joey Votto homered as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Monday night.
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  • Gomez takes BP, aiming for minimum stay on DL

    Gomez takes BP, aiming for minimum stay on DL

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez took swings in the batting cage Monday and expressed hope this stint on the disabled list will expire after the minimum 15 days. Gomez was placed on the DL retroactive to Wednesday with a right hamstring injury and is…
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  • Mesoraco needs day away for family reasons

    Mesoraco needs day away for family reasons

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    Catcher Devin Mesoraco, who has missed the last six games with a left hip impingement, was not with the Reds on Monday for the start of a four-game set against the Brewers. Manager Bryan Price said Mesoraco would return Tuesday.
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  • Gennett sidelined after cutting hand in shower

    Gennett sidelined after cutting hand in shower

    MLB.com yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett was sidelined Monday night after receiving five stitches for a laceration on the top of his left hand, suffered during a postgame shower on Sunday. He sliced open the knuckle above his middle finger.
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  • Packers looking at NFC Championship loss as tool for motivation…

    Packers looking at NFC Championship loss as tool for motivation and education

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The Packers got back to work as a team on Monday for the first time since they dropped the NFC Championship game to the Seahawks. It has been three months since the Packers blew a 19-7 lead with less than five minutes left in the game and that bad end t…
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  • Pick Your Poison Part 4: Jared Abbrederis and Jeff Janis

    Pick Your Poison Part 4: Jared Abbrederis and Jeff Janis

    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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  • LEADING OFF: Early Riser at Fenway, Brewers Try to End Skid

    LEADING OFF: Early Riser at Fenway, Brewers Try to End Skid

    nytimes.com Apr 20 (yesterday)
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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  • Cole's home dominance, Alvarez's homer carry Bucs past Crew

    Cole's home dominance, Alvarez's homer carry Bucs past Crew

    MLB.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    Gerrit Cole permitted two runs in six innings and Pedro Alvarez hit a go-ahead home run on Sunday, as the Pirates completed a series sweep of Milwaukee with a 5-2 win that consigned the Brewers to the worst season start in franchise history.
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  • Pirates Sweep, Brewers Off to Worst Start in Team History

    Pirates Sweep, Brewers Off to Worst Start in Team History

    nytimes.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    Gerrit Cole pitched six effective innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates swept Milwaukee 5-2 Sunday, leaving the Brewers with their worst start in team history.
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  • You Be The GM: Inside Linebacker

    You Be The GM: Inside Linebacker

    greenbaypackernation.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    The draft is now eleven days away. The Packers could be looking at most if not all of the top five inside linebacker prospects available when they pick. Here’s the question: If you HAD to pick one of these guys…which … Continue reading →
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  • A healthy Derrick Rose drops 23 in Chicago's Game 1 win over Mi…

    A healthy Derrick Rose drops 23 in Chicago's Game 1 win over Milwaukee

    yahoo.com Apr 18 (3 days ago)
    CHICAGO – The Chicago Bulls are not the defensive team they once were. They’re also not the offensive team they once were. The Bulls can shoot now. Chicago downed the defensive-minded Milwaukee Bucks 103-91 in Game 1 of the first round of the Eastern Co…
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  • Marte paces suddenly surging Pirates over Brewers

    Marte paces suddenly surging Pirates over Brewers

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 18 (3 days ago)
    Starling Marte drove in a career-high five runs and left-hander Jeff Locke retired 23 of the last 25 men he faced Saturday, leading the Pirates to a 6-2 win over the Brewers.
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  • Hooray, the NBA playoffs are here!

    Hooray, the NBA playoffs are here!

    deadspin.com Apr 18 (3 days ago)
    Hooray, the NBA playoffs are here! Wizards-Raptors kick things off at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, followed by Pelicans-Warriors at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC, Bucks-Bulls at 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN, and Mavericks-Rockets at 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. It’s gonna be good. Re…
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  • Pittsburgh Snaps Out of Slump, Runs Away From Brewers 6-3

    Pittsburgh Snaps Out of Slump, Runs Away From Brewers 6-3

    nytimes.com Apr 17 (4 days ago)
    Vance Worley worked six effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped out of a lengthy slump to top the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Friday night.
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  • Packers re-sign S Chris Banjo

    Packers re-sign S Chris Banjo

    profootballtalk.com Apr 17 (4 days ago)
    Packers reserve safety Chris Banjo has signed his exclusive rights contract offer from the club, according to the NFL’s Friday transactions. Banjo, 25, was active for Green Bay’s final three regular season games and both of its postseason games in 2014.…
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  • Milwaukee Bucks need to build arena to keep team

    Milwaukee Bucks need to build arena to keep team

    ESPN.com Apr 17 (4 days ago)
    The Bucks must build an arena by 2017 or face relocation. Investors hope to break ground by fall to show the NBA good faith, but who will foot the final costs is unclear as taxpayers balk.
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  • Packers Lose a Legend: Lee Remmel Passes Away at Age 90

    Packers Lose a Legend: Lee Remmel Passes Away at Age 90

    greenbaypackernation.com Apr 17 (4 days ago)
    Bad news came out for Packernation on Thursday. Lee Remmel has passed away at the age of 90. Remmel was a Packers front office fixture since 1974 and also led the franchise’s public relations and publicity efforts until 2004, when he became the … Contin…
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  • Video - First round has been 50-50 proposition for Ted Thompson 02:52

    First round has been 50-50 proposition for Ted Thompson

    Apr 10
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses GM Ted Thompson's track record with first-round picks.
  • Video - Packers to try to lock up Mike Daniels 00:58

    Packers to try to lock up Mike Daniels

    Apr 3
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses possibly locking up defensive tackle Mike Daniels.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Eddie Lacy 01:01

    Inside The Huddle: Eddie Lacy

    Apr 2
    Eddie Lacy proved last season that he can be an every down back.
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    Rodgers to be "Celebrity Jeopardy!" contestant

    Apr 1
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses quarterback Aaron Rodgers' Wonderlic score, interest in history and upcoming appearance on an episode of "Celebrity Jeopardy!"

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