This is the February 26, 2013 news archive. View today's Wisconsin Sports rumors and news.
Wisconsin Sports News and Rumors
Share TweetThe last time Brewers pitching coach Rick Kranitz sat in the stands for a baseball game, it was March of 2009. He was the Orioles' pitching coach and one of his guys, Jeremy Guthrie, was on the mound for Team USA in a second-round World Baseball Classic…Source: MLB.com
Smoak smashes go-ahead homer vs. BrewersUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetFranklin Gutierrez and Michael Saunders hit back-to-back home runs in the third inning and Justin Smoak delivered a go-ahead, two-run blast in the eighth, powering the Mariners' 6-5 win over the Brewers on Tuesday at Maryvale Baseball Park.Source: MLB.comShare TweetThe Packers weren’t interested in paying DT Cullen Jenkins two years ago when he was an unrestricted free agent and subsequently signed a five-year, $25 million with the Eagles. A source said that Jenkins wanted to stay in Green Bay and would be interesSource: packersgab.com
Packers could be interested in Ricky Jean-FrancoisUpdated Feb 26 Share TweetThe Packers can’t be sure right now what, if anything, they’ll get from Jerel Worthy this year. So they’re already looking at possible replacements, and according to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, have “expressed interest” in 49erSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetAre the Texans a perennial playoff threat, or is it now or never? Andrew Perloff assesses what went wrong after a dominant start to 2012, and how Houston can fix it.Source: CNNSI.com
2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done rightFeb 26We learned plenty at this year's combine, as usual, so the NFL shouldn't change a thing, writes John Clayton.
Sources: Holmgren, Raiders talk front office jobFeb 26The Oakland Raiders have been talking to former Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren about a leadership position within the organization, according to two sources.
Peter King: More on Tom Brady's amazing deal; mailFeb 26Picking up the pieces from the surprising three-year, $27 million Tom Brady contract extension:
Adande/Gutierrez: Who's the NBA's most clutch player?Feb 26Which player gets the ball in crunch time? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.