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Fail On Home Court

The Milwaukee Bucks failed to defend the home court, falling by a 105-99 score Thursday night. Toronto’s third-straight playoff win puts the Raptors in the drivers’ seat with a three-games-to-two edge and the chance to clinch the Eastern Conference title at home Saturday. Kawhi Leonard did most of the damage in the fourth period, scoring…

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Pitching Carries Team

The Milwaukee Brewers can thank their pitching staff for their solid 12-6 record against strong competition over the last three weeks. Back on May 3rd, the Brewers had the worst starting staff earned run average in the National League at five-point-49. Since then Milwaukee pitching has been the best in the league with an E-R-A…

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Mathews Settling In

Veteran linebacker Clay Matthews says things have changed for him with his new team, the Los Angeles Rams. The former Green Bay Packers now works just a few miles from his family’s home. He describes the Rams’ culture as “different” from the 10 seasons he played with the Packers. The six-time Pro Bowl player and…

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Brewers win Air

The Milwaukee Brewers avoided being swept at home by wiping out a five-run deficit in an 11-9 win over Cincinnati Wednesday afternoon. The Brewers take tonight (Thursday) off before starting a three-game set against Philadelphia at Miller Park. The Brewers got home runs from Mike Moustakas, Yasmani Grandal and rookie Keston Hiura. Junior Guerra earned…

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NBA Playoff

The Milwaukee Bucks return to the home court tonight (Thursday) trying to break the Raptors’ momentum. The N-B-A Eastern Conference championship series is tied at two games apiece. The day after one of the Bucks’ weaker defensive efforts, two team members were named to the N-B­A All-Defensive First Team — Giannis Antetokounmpo and Eric Bledsoe.…

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Trickle Statue

NACAR racing legend Dick Trickle has been honored with a statue in the Village of Rudolph. His life and career achievements in racing were noted during a dedication ceremony Sunday. Trickle was a Rudolph native. Organizers are working on engineering, fundraising and construction of a memorial for the driver. Trickle died in North Carolina six…

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Brewers win!

Outfielder Ben Gamel homered leading off the top of the tenth inning, giving Milwaukee the run it needed to beat the Braves 3-2 Sunday. Christian Yelich and Keston Hiura also hit home runs for the Brewers. Brandon Woodruff kept his team in the game by going a career-high eight innings, allowing just five hits and…

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Fierce Competition

Competition is going to be fierce, but the Wisconsin Badgers have become the first team to offer a scholarship to Minnesota high school standout Camden Heide. The six-foot-five forward from Wayzata is expected to be one of the top prospects in the nation by the time he graduates, but he is only going to be…

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Need Consistency

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell is looking for some consistent pitching after watching his team get strafed for 22 runs in the last two games against Colorado. The Rockies forced a split in the four-game series by winning Thursday 11-6. The New York Mets are in town tonight (Friday). The Brewers record is 17-16, good…

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Game 3 in Boston

Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon is still listed on the N-B-A injury report for game-three of the second-round playoff series between Milwaukee and Boston tonight (Friday). The 26-year-old floor leader has been sidelined with a foot injury since mid-March. Brogdon will be re-assessed before the game at the Boston Garden, but coach Mike Budenhoizer isn’t making…

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