Wisconsin Sports News and Rumors
nytimes.com Updated 11 hours agoKendall 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.Share Tweet
Packers to remain “smart” about how they use Eddie Lacyprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoThe 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…Share TweetWith 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…Share Tweet
Brewers' Braun Has 2 Hits, 2 RBIs in 3-2 Loss to Indiansnytimes.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.Share Tweet
Brewers believe in contender status for 2015MLB.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.Share Tweet
Pic Your Poison Part 1: Davante Adams and Richard Rodgersgreenbaypackernation.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 →Share Tweet
Packers may use pistol formation on a regular basisprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion visits the Seahawksprofootballtalk.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…Share TweetScooter 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.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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…Share TweetMLB.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.Share Tweet
Ilyasova scores 34 as Bucks hold off PacersESPN.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.Share Tweet
Schafer lends support to Hooten FoundationMoved 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.Share Tweet
Last call: Brewers still fighting spread of pinkeyeLast 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.Share Tweet
Gantner, Thomas bring special bond to Brewers campThe 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.Share Tweet
Davis, Jimenez Hit Grand Slams as Brewers Beat Mariners 15-1nytimes.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.Share Tweet
Randall Cobb Turns Down Bigger Offers To Stay With Packerspackersgab.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 …Share Tweet
Brewers committed to Nelson in rotationMLB.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.Share Tweet
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…Share Tweet
Back to normal for Packers in free agencyESPN.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…Share Tweet
Leading The Pack?Mar 27Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith react to ESPN Insider Mike Sando's grade for Green Bay's free-agency signings this season.
The Art Of Pitch-FramingMar 21Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
Nets Outlast BucksMar 20The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
Packers' Tight End Position Remains UnsolvedMar 20ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses the tight end position.
Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This FallMar 30We’re exactly one month out from round one of the NFL draft. There’s a lot to cover this week, including: Ten questions for eight coaches at the league meetings, which just concluded in Arizona Pete Carroll tells me he is not tortured. (Didn’t think he …
ESPN NowMar 28Seven of the top 21 players at the top of Chad Ford's draft Big Board are in action tonight.
Chad Ford's Big BoardMar 28CHAD FORD'S BIG BOARD
NBA - Kevin Durant's cautious approach a welcome changeMar 27Why OKC star's surgery path is preferable to the often reckless heroism of the past