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Preview: Brewers at Reds

Because the award hasn't been given to a player on a last-place team in 28 years, Joey Votto might not be given enough serious consideration to win the NL MVP. Nevertheless, Votto looks to continue arguably MLB's best second-half performance Friday night when the Cincinnati Reds try to deny the visiting Milwaukee Brewers a fifth straight win. Votto, a four-time All-Star, probably...
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Alabama's latest wave of blue-chippers set to battle Badgers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The road from blue-chip recruit to the playing field at Alabama is often a short one. For all his old-school ways in some regards, the third-ranked Crimson Tide's coach Nick Saban has no aversion to playing freshmen -- if he thinks they're ready. He'll send out a handful of youngsters Saturday night against No. 20 Wisconsin in Arlington, Texas in a billion dollar...
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Brewers' Davis on pace for historic month

It has been mentioned here before, but Khris Davis is having one heck of a month. In fact, Davis could join some very rare company in Milwaukee Brewers history. As August winds down, Davis leads the National League in home runs (10) in the month and is tied for the lead in RBI (23). Only six other times in franchise history has a player led (or tied for the lead) in both those categories...
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Rash of injuries has Badgers shuffling deck on O-line

MADISON, Wis. -- Injuries have made it difficult for Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst to settle on a starting offensive line. The 20th-ranked Badgers return two starters, senior left tackle Tyler Marz and junior center Dan Voltz. But positions on the rest of the line appear to up for grabs less than two weeks away from Wisconsin's challenging opener against Alabama in Arlington, Texas...
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Indians outslug Brewers, 11-6

CLEVELAND -- Josh Tomlin shook off three home runs and lasted six innings to win his season debut at home and Michael Brantley homered twice, leading the Cleveland Indians to an 11-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Tomlin (2-1) allowed solo homers in the first and second innings before retiring 12 straight until the sixth, when Ryan Braun hit a two-run shot. The...
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Garza gives up 7 runs as Brewers fall 9-5 to Nationals

WASHINGTON -- Anthony Rendon and Wilson Ramos homered, Danny Espinosa hit a three-run double and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 Sunday. Bryce Harper doubled twice for Washington, which completed consecutive series victories for the first time since winning three straight in late June. Jordan Zimmermann (10-8) allowed four runs over 5 2-3 innings. Matt Garza...
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Nelson hurt as Packers fall to Steelers 24-19

PITTSBURGH -- Aaron Rodgers and Ben Roethlisberger look ready for the regular season. The immediate future for Jordy Nelson seems far more uncertain. The Green Bay Pro Bowl wide receiver limped off with a potentially serious left knee injury in the first quarter of the Packers' 24-19 preseason loss to the Steelers on Sunday. Nelson landed awkwardly while trying to cut after making...
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Brewers deal Cotts to Twins

The Minnesota Twins announced late Friday night that they had traded for Milwaukee Brewers left-handed reliever Neal Cotts. Minnesota acquired Cotts from Milwaukee for a player to be named or cash. Cotts, 35, signed a one-year, $3 million contract with the Brewers last January. In 2015, Cotts is 1-0 with a 3.28 ERA in 50 games. He's 21-24 over 10 major-league seasons, including time...
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Santana, Brewers topple Nationals, 10-3

WASHINGTON -- Domingo Santana homered in his Milwaukee debut and the the Brewers took advantage of several defensive miscues in a 10-3 victory over the struggling Washington Nationals on Friday night. Jonathan Lucroy had three hits and drove in a run, and rookie Jimmy Nelson allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings against Washington, which fell one game below .500 (60-61). Bryce Harper...
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Packers RBs Lacy, Starks bring different running styles, advantages

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have a lot of options with Eddie Lacy and James Starks at running back. "Different style of runners," quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. "Eddie is very powerful, downhill, but shifty as well. James is a slasher. He's got that different type of running style." Starks gave a knowing smile when asked about those differences Friday, as the Packers...
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Which teammate would Brewers elect president?

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Brewers' Davis, Nelson try to keep hot streaks going vs. Nationals

As Milwaukee travels to Washington D.C., to play the Nationals, two Brewers players look to remain on hot streaks. One will be on the mound Friday, the other at the plate. Starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson has found his groove since late June. Meanwhile, outfielder Khris Davis has been scorching hot for most of August. Davis and the Brewers face a tall task, at least Friday, with Gio...
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StaTuesday: Brewers' soon-to-be franchise leader in HRs, Braun could be headed for 400

With his next home run, Ryan Braun will become the Milwaukee Brewers' all-time leader in long balls with 252. After hitting a grand slam in Sunday's win over the Phillies to tie franchise legend Robin Yount at 251, Braun is almost assured -- though, as they say, of course, you can't predict ball -- of taking the top spot. He's also almost assured of holding it for a very long time...
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Left tackle David Bakhtiari sidelined in Packers camp

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A sore knee has sidelined left tackle David Bakhtiari in Packers training camp, and it's unclear if the starting offensive lineman will play in Sunday's preseason game at Pittsburgh. Coach Mike McCarthy said before practice on Monday that the third-year tackle was going through a treatment program. McCarthy said Bakhtiari had a knee that was "bothering him" but...
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What did it mean? Packers' preseason opener recap

After all the pregame ado surrounding the starting quarterbacks -- would Tom Brady, entangled in a league-legal imbroglio, sit out in protest? Would Aaron Rodgers play more than a series? -- the Green Bay Packers beat the New England Patriots, 22-11, in both teams' preseason opener at Gillette Stadium on Thursday. Some questions were answered -- both superstars played, Brady for...
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Packers' Masthay appears to win punter battle with release of Mandell

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Tim Masthay said nothing was out of the ordinary Monday morning, when the veteran Green Bay Packers punter and his young challenger, Cody Mandell, reported for work. "He was in meetings, and I lifted weights with him," Masthay said. "But I did not see him after that." That's because, shortly before practice started in the early afternoon, Masthay and others learned...
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Longtime Badger Paul Chryst excited for new start as Wisconsin coach

MADISON, Wis. -- Paul Chryst couldn't wait for the beginning of his first training camp as Wisconsin's coach. He enjoyed himself so much he even participated in a drill with the running backs. "I love being around these guys. For any coach, they give you energy," Chryst said at Camp Randall Stadium on Monday. "It was fun getting out here. I told the kids at the end of practice that...
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Brewers minor-league stars of the week: Aug. 10

Each week FOXSportsWisconsin.com identifies the best pitcher and position player from the Milwaukee Brewers' top four main affiliates: Triple-A Colorado Springs, Double-A Biloxi, High-A Brevard County and Low-A Wisconsin. Here's a look at all eight stars who made the list this week. TRIPLE-A COLORADO SPRINGS (4-3) Player of the Week: Matt Clark Week stats: .381 (8 for 21), 1 HR,...
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Young Packers receivers looking to prove themselves to Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The dormitories at Green Bay Packers training camp have been a bit quieter than normal in the evenings to quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The young players are trying to study up on the playbook. For the receivers especially, any little edge helps when you're competing to catch passes from the NFL MVP. "But that's what this camp is all about, it's about sorting those...
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Badgers fall camp sneak peek: Defense and special teams

Wisconsin's first game is a month away. With the Badgers opening their fall camp Aug. 10 -- the first with Paul Chryst as head coach -- here's a position-by-position look at the defense. DEFENSIVE END What you need to know: Simply put, the ends in Wisconsin's 3-4 defense don't make a lot of tackles. Chikwe Obasih had 21 -- and that's the most for any player who saw extensive action...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' Carter-Williams tabbed to participate in national team minicamp

Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams has been named as one of 34 players invivted to participate in next week's USA Basketball men's national team minicamp in Las Vegas. USA Basketball announced its list of invitees on Thursday. The list of invitees includes 12 members of the gold-medal 2014 USA World Cup team and nine Olympic gold medalists. Additionally, the list includes...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos of the Week: 7/26/15-8/1/15

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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers deal hot-hitting Parra for Orioles' pitching prospect Davies

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles have obtained left fielder Gerardo Parra from the Milwaukee Brewers in a trade for a minor league right-hander Zach Davies. The deal was reached hours before Friday's non-waiver trade deadline. The 28-year-old Parra batted .328 with nine homers and 31 RBIs in 100 games this year. He's hitting .279 over 6-plus seasons, most of them with Arizona....
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting to know the Bucks' Chris Copeland

On Wednesday, the Milwaukee Bucks added free-agent forward Chris Copeland, signing him to a one-year contract. Just who is the latest addition to Milwaukee? Here's the skinny: FRONTCOURT MAN: The 6-foot-8, 235-pound Copeland played mainly small forward with the Indiana Pacers last season with a sprinkling at power forward. Two seasons ago, he saw more time at power forward. He's...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Packers' Guion suspended three games due to offseason arrest

According to multiple media reports, Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion has been suspended three games stemming from his offseason arrest, although Guion is appealing the suspension. The NFL won't comment on suspensions until the appeal process is completed. Guion was pulled over by police in Starke, Fla., on Feb. 3 when officers found 357 grams of marijuana, $190,000...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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