MILWAUKEE (AP) - Khris Middleton scored 23 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rode a dominating first half to overwhelm the Boston Celtics in a 116-92 win, narrowing the deficit in the first-round playoff series to 2-1. Eric Bledsoe and Jabari Parker each added 17 for the energized Bucks, who held the Celtics without a field goal for nearly an 11-minute stretch of the first half. Al Horford had 16 points to lead Boston. Game 4 is Sunday in Milwaukee.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner. The Bucks made the announcement between the first and second quarters of Game 3 of their Eastern Conference playoff series against the Boston Celtics.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Ryan Braun and Travis Shaw hit back-to-back homers, helping the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-0 victory over the Miami Marlins. It was the fourth consecutive win for Milwaukee, which has outscored Miami 20-3 in the first two games of the series.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green avoided jail time under a plea agreement in which a felony child-abuse charge was dismissed. He was sentenced to 18 months of probation. The 41-year-old Green pleaded no contest to criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct. Prosecutors amended the child-abuse charge to a nonabuse charge of damage to property. Green is the Packers' career rushing leader.
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