ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Yovani Gallardo gave up four hits in seven innings as the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep by beating David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 yesterday. Gallardo retired 13 in a row at one point. Price had his bid to win a team-record seventh consecutive start dashed after allowing four runs and seven hits over seven innings.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Packers have signed longtime general manager Ted Thompson to a multiyear contract extension. Thompson is entering his 10th season as the head of football operations. The Packers have won four NFC North titles overall and the Super Bowl in the 2010 season since Thompson took over in Green Bay.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second-round draft pick Johnny O'Bryant. O'Bryant averaged 8.2 rebounds and 5.4 rebounds in five NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas. O'Bryant averaged 12.7 points and 7.7 rebounds in three seasons at LSU before being selected with the 36th overall pick last month.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Marquette guard Todd Mayo has decided to leave the program to pursue a professional basketball career. Mayo is leaving before his senior season and Steve Wojciechowski's (woh-jih-KOW'-skeez) first year as head coach. The guard played three seasons with the Golden Eagles under former coach Buzz Williams.
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