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Not Giving Up On Host

The Packers say there’s no truth to a rumor repeated on Twitter that the N-FL Draft will be held in Green Bay in 2022 – but the team also isn’t giving up on the idea. The big event will be in Las Vegas this year and Cleveland next year. Possibilities for Green Bay are 2022…

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Fastest Clinch

No N-B-A team has clinched a post-season berth this fast. Just 56 games into the season, the Milwaukee Bucks have earned a spot in the playoffs. They still have an outside shot at becoming just the third N-B-A team to win 70 games. When the Washington Wizards lost a 126-117 decision to the Bulls last…

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4th straight win

Forward Micah Potter came off the bench to score 18 points and claim nine rebounds in a 79-71 Badger win over Rutgers Sunday. It was the fourth straight win for Wisconsin (17-10, 10-6 B 1 G). Potter hit six-of-eight shots, including four 3-pointers. The Badgers were 11 -of-22  from outside the arc. Junior guard Brad…

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Bucs return to court

The N-B-A season resumes tonight in Detroit for the Milwaukee Bucks (Thursday 6 p-m). The team has the league’s best record of 46-and-8 as it returns from the All-Star break. The Bucks last game was a 118-11 loss to Indiana last Wednesday. Giannis Antetokounmpo didn’t play following the birth of his son but he’ll be…

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Training Continues

Milwaukee Brewers spring training continues at American Family Fields of Phoenix. Many players are seeing live pitching in batting practice for the first time since last fall. Josh Lindblom, Adrian Houser, Eric Lauer, Shelby Miller and Ray Black were throwing to hitters Wednesday. There are live batting practice sessions scheduled for today and Friday before…

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Cancel Tailgate

Friday is going to be a cold one in Milwaukee, leading the Brewers to decide to cancel the annual Arctic Tailgate event. Fans are being told not to camp outside Miller Park that night as temperatures drop to 10 degrees. Saturday’s festivities are still on, with single-game tickets available for sale starting at 9:00 A-M…

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Marquette Loses

Villanova blew several good-sized leads, but finally held on to edge the Marquette Golden Eagles Wednesday night 72-71. The Wildcats led by 15 in the first half and scored the first nine points of the second half – and needed all of that to end a three-game losing streak. Markus Howard scored 24 points for…

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Bucs lose!

The Indiana Pacers snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the best team in the N-B-A Wednesday 118-111. The Milwaukee Bucks were playing a second straight game without league M-V-P Giannis Antetokounmpo. It was the last game before the N-B-A All-Star break. Donte DiVincenzo led Milwaukee with 19 points and Khris Middleton added 17. The…

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Upset Ohio State

It’s generally conceded that Brevin Pritzl is the best long-range shooter on the Wisconsin Badgers roster – and the six-foot-three senior confirmed that in Saturday’s 70-57 upset win over Ohio State. Pritzl hit five-of-six 3-pointers while scoring 19 against the Buckeyes. The Badgers scored the last 16 points of the first half to take a…

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Something New

Draft day looks different for the Green Bay Packers. After signing free agents Za’Darius Smith, Preston Smith, Adrian Amos and Billy Turner, the Packers get no compensatory picks for the four unrestricted free agents who left. Green Bay hasn’t been very active in the shopping for free agents in the past. It was worth the…

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