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Packers sign Banjo, White, Dorsey, 7 others to practice squad

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The majority of the toughest cuts made by the Green Bay Packers on Saturday were signed to the practice squad Sunday. Safety Chris Banjo, who was likely No. 54 on what can only be a 53-man active roster, was among the headliners who signed with the Packers practice squad. Wide receivers Myles White and Kevin Dorsey also made it through waivers and signed to Green...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Badgers report card: Pass fails

Wisconsin held a 17-point third-quarter lead against a powerhouse SEC team Saturday night, and it looked for all the world as though the Badgers would announce their presence this season on a national stage in a big way. And then it all came crashing down. LSU scored 21 unanswered points to squeak out a 28-24 victory against Wisconsin in Houston. Quarterback and wide receiver play...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bad news for Packers: DT B.J. Raji out for year with torn biceps

Packers defensive lineman B.J. Raji tore his right biceps in Friday night's win over the Raiders, FOX Sports 1 insider Mike Garafolo has confirmed. Raji wore a black sleeve on his right arm after coming out of the game in the first half and stayed on the sideline. Raji will miss the entire season. This comes as a blow to a rejuvenated and retooled Packers defense that ate one...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Tuesday: Gennett's return to lineup still undecided

MILWAUKEE -- Out of the lineup for the 10th time in Milwaukee's last 15 games, second baseman Scooter Gennett is happy with the way his right quadriceps injury has progressed over the past two days. Gennett left Saturday night's game in St. Louis after re-aggravating the injury while trying to break up a double play. He returned to the starting lineup last Monday after not...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Favre confirms he's headed for Packers Hall of Fame, jersey retirement . . . in 2015

We all knew it would happen, it was just a matter of when. Brett Favre confirmed Sunday night that he'll be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame and have his No. 4 jersey retired in 2015. Earlier Sunday, the Packers issued a press release saying the team's Hall of Fame and Favre would hold a press conference Monday afternoon. While it was not announced the exact nature...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers would like to play road game in London

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It may not be long before the Green Bay Packers are playing a regular-season game in London as part of the NFL's International Series. However, Packers season-ticket holders can rest assured that it won't be in place of a game at Lambeau Field. "We would never give up a home game," team president and CEO Mark Murphy said. "It's too important...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers 'hopeful' to have Favre at Lambeau Field game in 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's the goal of the Green Bay Packers to have Brett Favre make an appearance at Lambeau Field this season. It wouldn't be to retire Favre's No. 4 jersey, but it could be used as a trial run to see how Packers fans react to him. Following the team's annual shareholders meeting, president and CEO Mark Murphy made it very clear that the Packers want...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Reynolds' big blasts key Brewers win over Reds

MILWAUKEE -- As the media began to surround Mark Reynolds at his locker, Carlos Gomez yelled from just a couple of lockers over. "Hey, Grrrrumpy is back!" Reynolds, known to his teammates as Grumpy, broke out of his prolonged slump in a big way Wednesday afternoon, connecting for a pair of home runs to help the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-1 victory and a three-game sweep of...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers RB recruit Crookshank 'the complete package'

Davon Crookshank has spent his high school football career patterning his running style off Montee Ball. Now, Crookshank will have an opportunity to follow directly in Ball's footsteps at the college level. Crookshank, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound running back from Missouri City, Texas, verbally committed over the weekend to play football at the University of Wisconsin, where Ball...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Grieving Segura to rejoin Brewers, but return to action unknown

  Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura will rejoin the team in Washington, D.C. on Friday when they begin a three-game series with the Nationals, but it remains unclear when he will be activated from the bereavement list. The Brewers placed shortstop Jeff Bianchi on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained right elbow, freeing a roster spot for Segura if he is able to...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Bo Ryan starting 5: Jon Leuer

During his 13 seasons in charge of Wisconsin's basketball program, Bo Ryan has guided the Badgers to new heights. His teams have reached the NCAA tournament every season, he has five Big Ten titles, a school-record 321 victories and most recently helped UW reach its first Final Four in 14 seasons. Of course, great players are needed to achieve great success. And Ryan certainly...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers training camp preview: Defensive line

  This is the sixth in a series of 14 previews leading up to the Green Bay Packers' July 26 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: DEFENSIVE LINE Rating (1-to-10 scale): 6 Projected starters: Mike Daniels, B.J. Raji, Mike Neal Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): *Datone Jones, *Josh Boyd, *Khyri Thornton, *Jerel Worthy, *Letroy Guion, Luther Robinson...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Miller Park draws rave reviews from soccer contingent

For 90 minutes, the overwhelmingly pro-Chivas crowd at Miller Park cheered and chanted and sang and screamed, positively delighted to be watching the first professional soccer game in the Milwaukee Brewers' ballpark, despite its team's 1-0 deficit to Swansea F.C and the overall lacking quality of play. Then, finally, in the last minute of regular time, Chivas -- or at least...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks developing overall despite summer struggles

LAS VEGAS --€“ The Milwaukee Bucks were hungry for their first win as they played against the San Antonio Spurs in Wednesday's opening round of the NBA Summer League playoffs. The Bucks, led by two young stars in Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo, struggled to keep up with the crisp ball movement and sharp shooting that has been become the signature of the reigning champion...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks announce list of minority investors

Milwaukee Bucks co-owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens announced an initial list of local minority investors in the franchise Wednesday, as the NBA Board of Governors have formally approved six who are listed by name. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio were not among the group announced, neither were other rumored potential investors...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers All-Stars create good memories despite loss

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jonathan Lucroy swung his bat with the same opportunism he did in his MLB debut here four years ago. Carlos Gomez did the same thing, though his feistiness at Target Field's home plate earned him little more than laughs from the National League dugout. Aramis Ramirez was his usual savvy self, though a close-call ground ball at third base that eluded him helped...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Lucroy 'a better way' than Cardinals' Molina for All-Star Game

Jonathan Lucroy and the Milwaukee Brewers want you to know that, when it comes to voting for the All-Star Game, there is a better option than incumbent Yadier Molina. In a good-natured attack ad aimed at getting Lucroy voted into the Midsummer Classic over Molina, FOX Sports Wisconsin asks baseball fans to "cast a ballot for change" and choose "the best catcher in...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Know the Badgers foe: Maryland

  This is the seventh in a 12-week Friday series looking at the Wisconsin football team's 2014 opponents. Maryland's first real "Welcome to the Big Ten" moment may take place sometime after kickoff of its Oct. 25 game against Wisconsin at Camp Randall Stadium. The Terrapins have been granted no favors in their first year of the Big Ten and will play one of the...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson upset people trying to profit re-selling charity game tickets

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's Jordy Nelson's first year hosting the annual charity softball game, and the Green Bay Packers wide receiver is finding out about the more capitalist aspects of the re-sale ticket market. Tickets for the game, which takes place June 8 in Appleton, Wis., were originally sold for prices ranging from $50 for a premium box seat to $12 for a general admission...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 11: Joe Schobert

Wisconsin Badgers beat writer Jesse Temple will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Badgers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find every report here. Note: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players or a series about past success, but rather which of them means the most to how Wisconsin...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves, Bucks to play preseason game in Iowa

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Timberwolves are heading back to Iowa. Minnesota will take on the Milwaukee Bucks in a preseason game on Friday, Oct. 17 at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, marking the team's first visit to the 128,000-person town since 2002. The Timberwolves have made two other appearances in the Hawkeye State. "We're looking forward to an incredible event...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers top pitching prospect Nelson dominating in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jimmy Nelson doesn't mind the label of top pitching prospect for the Milwaukee Brewers, but he does get some grief about it from his Nashville Sounds teammates.
 "It's just stuff you try not to concentrate on," said Nelson, the Brewers' 2010 second-round draft pick. "Of course, you get worn out a little bit about it from the (teammates...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

A look back at past No. 2 NBA Draft picks

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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

McCarthy looks for 'something special' during rookie orientation

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy didn't expect to see any Aaron Rodgers-esque throws. He knew there wouldn't be a dominating performance by an offensive or defensive lineman. This was rookie orientation, with the vast majority of the 58 players being wide-eyed newbies officially stepping on an NFL field for the first time. Wearing shorts and no pads, players had few opportunities...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers addressed many needs in the draft, but will no ILB hurt them?

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In the mind of coach Mike McCarthy, the perception of positional needs can differ from actual team needs when the Green Bay Packers approach every draft. The perception this year was that the Packers' biggest needs were at safety, inside linebacker, wide receiver and tight end. Therefore, it's likely not just coincidence that Green Bay addressed three of...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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