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Report: Brewers' missing link finally found

Report: Brewers' missing link finally found

The $3,000 Italian Sausage costume that is used in the sausage races at Miller Park has been found, according to FOX6 News.
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  • Jermichael Finley: 'I couldn't take a pay cut'

    Jermichael Finley: 'I couldn't take a pay cut'

    ESPN.com packersgab.com Feb 27, 2013
    We've spent some time running through the Green Bay Packers' options for tight end Jermichael Finley, who at the moment has the third-highest salary cap number on the team for 2013. We've also noted that coach Mike McCarthy appears in favor of whatever …
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  • The 5 NBA Teams Primed To Make A Late-Season Run

    The 5 NBA Teams Primed To Make A Late-Season Run

    dimemag.com Feb 27, 2013
    Some teams tank for the NBA Lottery in their final 25 games. Others coast into the playoffs contently. Only a few can pull off a run this deep into season that can change their playoff fortunes - even get them into the playoffs. These are the 5 teams I
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  • Green Bay Packers fan gets season tickets after spending 37 yea…

    Green Bay Packers fan gets season tickets after spending 37 years on waiting list

    yahoo.com Feb 27, 2013
    They say all good things come to those who wait, but it took 37 long years for Brad Sauve to appreciate the full meaning of that maxim. The Green Bay Packers fan put his name on the waiting list for season tickets in 1976, but didn't hear his name calle…
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  • Mike McCarthy doesn’t want to hear that the Packers are soft

    Mike McCarthy doesn’t want to hear that the Packers are soft

    profootballtalk.com Feb 27, 2013
    Packers coach Mike McCarthy was asked at the Scouting Combine if his team has grown soft. He didn’t care for the suggestion. “To me, we’re a physical, tough football team,” McCarthy said, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “I totally disagree.
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  • Bryan Bulaga could move to left tackle for Packers

    Bryan Bulaga could move to left tackle for Packers

    profootballtalk.com Feb 27, 2013
    Packers coach Mike McCarthy has vowed to have a better offensive line next season and he’s not willing to rule out any configuration of players to make that happen. Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the team will spend part of th
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  • Warriors & Pacers Brawl Spills Into The Stands; LeBron Goes…

    Warriors & Pacers Brawl Spills Into The Stands; LeBron Goes Absolutely Crazy

    dimemag.com Feb 27, 2013
    It wasn’t exactly reaching Malice at the Palace levels, but the brawl that spilled into the stands last night during Indiana’s 108-97 win over the Warriors will certainly result in some special spankings from the league office. And you’re never gonn
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  • Bucks bump Mavs in spite of Dirk's 21-20 night

    Bucks bump Mavs in spite of Dirk's 21-20 night

    ESPN.com Feb 27, 2013
    Monta Ellis scored 22 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled Dirk Nowitzki's first game in nearly 10 years with at least 20 points and 20 rebounds with a 95-90 victory against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.
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  • Video - Monta Ellis Lifts Bucks Past Rockets At The Buzzer 01:07

    Monta Ellis Lifts Bucks Past Rockets At The Buzzer

    Feb 27
    Monta Ellis' off-balance 3-pointer at the buzzer the difference in Bucks' 110-107 win over Rockets.
  • Video - Are the Green Bay Packers soft? 02:20

    Are the Green Bay Packers soft?

    Feb 27
    Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher joins "NFL Total Access" to talk about whether the Green Bay Packers are a "soft" team because of their pass-first offense.
  • Video - Brewers' Italian Sausage Went Missing 01:14

    Brewers' Italian Sausage Went Missing

    Feb 27
    Milwaukee Brewers Italian sausage that went missing earlier this month has been found at a bar in Wisconsin.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

    Feb 27
    We told you this year's draft was one of those exception-to-rule affairs, and the just-completed NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis seemed to confirm it. To wit:
  • Detroit Lions now $5M under cap with reworked deals

    Feb 27
    Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola and wide receiver Nate Burleson accepted combined pay cuts of $5.55 million to help the Lions get under the salary cap.
  • Source: 49ers agree to trade Smith to Chiefs

    Feb 27
    The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, league sources confirmed to ESPN.
  • The Sports Guy spends a week with Mike Tyson

    Feb 27
    On a rooftop in Harlem, Bill Simmons discovered the only place where Mike Tyson finds peace.