The Miami Heat are a big obstacle as the Bucks pursue the N-B-A Championship. The two teams meet in the second round of the playoffs with a game this evening at 5:30 p-m. The Heat will lean on Barn Adebayo to slow down Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo. He held the reigning M-V-P to 13 points on…

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Home runs by Josh Bell and Gregory Polanco broke a 1-1 tie and powered the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-1 win at Miller Park Sunday. Brewers right-bander Brandon Woodruff gave up the two long balls while losing at home for the first time in 10 decisions over two years. Keston Hiura singled in Milwaukee’s only…

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Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirms his team was one of several N-F-L teams receiving false-positive reports from a New Jersey lab on COVID-19 tests. Nearly one-third of the N-F-L teams got the mistaken results from BioReference lab. LaFleur says a couple of his players were affected. The Chicago Bears reported they had nine…

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Gregory Polanco’s two-run homer in the eighth gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 win Sunday and a sweep of their weekend series against Milwaukee. Brewers first baseman Justin Smoak’s sixth-inning home run with a man on had given the visitors a 4-2 lead, but they couldn’t hold it. David Phelps surrendered Polanco’s go-ahead blast and…

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Signing running back Aaron Jones to a new contract could be the next top priority for Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst. Nose tackle Kenny Clark has a new deal that could keep him in Green Bay for the next five years. The 25-year-old Jones has shown he’s a playmaker, leading the N-F­L with 19 touchdowns…

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Hard-throwing right-hander Corbin Burnes rejoins the Milwaukee starting rotation for tonight’s (Tuesday’s) 7:10 p-rn game at Target Field in Minneapolis. With a 10-and-1 0 record, Milwaukee is tied for second place in the National League Central Division, three-and-a-half games behind the Cubs. The Brewers will be trying to extend their three-game winning streak against the…

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