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Tuesday Sports Report: Wittenberg-Birnamwood volleyball sweeps Crandon 3-0

Here are Thursday's local scores as reported to the WAOW sports office. 

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Judge grants Cowboys' Elliott reprieve, cleared for 49ers

Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott has been granted another legal reprieve in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations. 

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Packers sign QB Jerod Evans to practice squad

It's not Colin Kaepernick, but the Green Bay Packers have signed QB Jerod Evans to the practice squad. 

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McCarthy: Rodgers will have surgery, season could be over

Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery and could miss the rest of the season after breaking his collar bone in Sunday's game against the Vikings, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.

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High school boys soccer and girls volleyball playoff brackets revealed

It's playoff time. The high school fall sports regular season wrapped up last week and the football brackets were released on Saturday.  On Tuesday afternoon, the boys soccer and girls volleyball brackets were also released. 

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Packers promote QB Callahan; Rodgers still on active roster

The Packers have promoted former practice squad QB Joe Callahan to their active roster and placed cornerback Quinten Rollins on injured reserve. Aaron Rodgers

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With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone. 

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Top 5 Plays of the Week: Oct. 15, 2017

The final game of regular season high school football led some teams to make incredible efforts. Here are the Top 5 Plays of the Week presented by Cloverbelt Credit Union.  No. 5 - Marathon's Donavon Free connects with Hunter Seubert for a 30 yard gain. No. 4 - Edgar's Karson Butt pitches to Will Raatz. Raats takes it in, untouched, 25 yards for the touchdown.  No. 3 - Newman Catholic shows off the passing. Riley Vaughn sets up Lauren Shields for the kill.  No. 2 - ...

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UPDATE: Aaron Rodgers has broken collarbone, could miss remainder of season

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Aaron Rodgers has a broken collarbone and could miss the rest of the season, the Green Bay Packers announced Sunday.

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Saturday Sports Report: Jaworski duo shines as West's girls take the WVC crown; SPASH boys dominate Video included

Here are Saturday's local scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

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Defense holds up for No. 7 Wisconsin in 17-9 win over Purdue

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Jonathan Taylor ran for 219 yards on 30 carries, including a 67-yard touchdown, and No. 7 Wisconsin relied on its stifling defense to overcome a three-turnover afternoon and beat Purdue 17-9 on Saturday. Alex Hornibrook was 13 of 18 for 199 yards and a score but threw two interceptions for the Badgers, who held on to beat another division foe and take a commanding lead in the Big Ten West. Defense saved the game for Wisconsin (6-0, 3-0). Purdue (3-3, 1-2) drov... More>>

Pointers back in the win column on homecoming, dismantle UW-Eau Claire 26-3 Video included

The UWSP football team used a balanced attack on Saturday to defeat UW-Eau Claire 26-3 at Goerke Field.  

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WIAA FOOTBALL: 25 area teams qualify for playoffs, four earn one-seeds Video included

Antigo, Iola-Scandinavia, Edgar and Wild Rose each earned one-seeds in the WIAA football playoffs, while 21 other teams in the Newsline 9 viewing area qualified.

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Sports Express: Best of 2017 All-Access Video included

Over the course of the 2017 regular season, ten high school football head coaches...

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Longtime WIAA official calls it quits after 40+ years on the job Video included

A longtime local referee officiated his final game Friday night. Peter Porter, who officiated the Antigo-Merrill game on Friday, is retiring after 43 years of officiating WIAA events.

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Sports Express - Week 9: Edgar wins 'The Game,' Marawood championship,10-0 over Stratford Video included

Here are all the scores as reported to the Newsline 9 Sports Department on Friday.

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Author calls Edgar-Stratford rivalry 'unique,' discusses 450+ page book on 'The Game' Video included

Newsline 9's Morey Hershgordon chats with Peter Schmitt, whose book 'Edgar-Stratford: A small-school rivalry with no equal' hit shelves in September.

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Edgar, Stratford primed for historic 50th meeting Video included

Friday night, Stratford (6-1, 5-0) and Edgar (8-0, 5-0) will meet for the 50th time in their historic rivalry, with the Marawood Conference Championship on the line.

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Brewers join other clubs in extending protective netting

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers have plans to extend the protective netting on the field level at Miller Park. 

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Sports Express AM: Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln Video included

The final week of Sports Express AM was full of energy at Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids. 

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Thursday Sports Report: Assumption rolls into playoffs after 43-13 win over Thorp Video included

Four local football teams wrapped up their regular seasons, plus Wisconsin Rapids and Merrill each clinched Wisconsin Valley championships.

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Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott

A federal appeals court has lifted an injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott, clearing the way for the NFL's punishment over domestic violence allegations and likely leading to the running back's legal team seeking further relief. 

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Athlete of the Week: A unique diet helps Stratford's Kade Ehrike excel on the field Video included

Stratford running back Kade Ehrike has opened eyes around the area this year as he's racked up nearly 1,000 yards and 18 touchdowns in just seven games in his first year as the varsity starter.

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WR Jordy Nelson back at practice after minor back injury

A minor back injury kept receiver Jordy Nelson off the field for the Green Bay Packers' winning drive in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Cowboys, the team's injury report revealed Wednesday.

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US out of World Cup contention with 2-1 loss at Trinidad

Trinidad and Tobago scored a pair of first-half goals, and the United States was eliminated with a 2-1 defeat Tuesday night -- the first time missing the World Cup since 1986

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Tuesday Sports Report: D.C. Everest comes from behind to beat SPASH 3-1 Video included

Here are Tuesday's local scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

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Sputtering Cardinals acquire Adrian Peterson from Saints

The Arizona Cardinals, with the worst rushing game in the NFL, have acquired running back Adrian Peterson from the New Orleans Saints in exchange for an undisclosed 2018 draft pick.   

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Wisconsin high school football player hospitalized after Monday night tackle

A junior varsity player on Greendale's Martin Luther High School football team was hospitalized Monday night in a game at Shoreland Lutheran High School in the town of Somers, in Kenosha County.

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Report: Cardinals trade for running back Adrian Peterson

The Arizona Cardinals are reportedly bringing Adrian Peterson to the desert.

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UPDATE: Packers running back Aaron Jones to replace Kentrell Brice on Pack Attack Monday

UPDATE: Packers running back Aaron Jones will join the Pack Attack stage Monday after Kentrell Brice had an unforeseen scheduling conflict.

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JJ Watt 'devastated' by being sidelined with injury

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Houston Texans star and Pewaukee native JJ Watt took to Twitter on Monday morning to tell fans that he's "devastated" by being sidelined for a second season due to injury.

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Packers top Cowboys with late touchdown to win another thriller in Dallas

Aaron Rodgers threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 11 seconds remaining, lifting Green Bay over the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 Sunday in another thriller nine months after the Packers' divisional playoff win on the same field.

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Taylor runs for 249 in No. 9 Badgers' 38-17 win over Huskers

Gordon becomes the third Badger to win the award, behind Montee Ball and Ron Dayne Gordon becomes the third Badger to win the award, behind Montee Ball and Ron Dayne

Freshman Johnathan Taylor rushed for a season-high 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead a punishing ground game that helped ninth-ranked Wisconsin wear down Nebraska in the second half of a 38-17 win Saturday night.

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Wausau RiverWolves prepare for home opener Video included

The Wausau RiverWolves have been preparing for their season opener for over a month now and they're finally starting to see some improvements in the way the team gels. 

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UW-Stevens Point drops its second straight game, blasted by No. 3 Oshkosh 49-14 Video included

The UW-Stevens Point football team lost its second consecutive game Saturday in a 49-14 loss against No. 3 UW-Oshkosh at Titan Stadium.

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Sports Express - Week 8: Log stays at Wausau West as Warriors top 'Jacks for 5th straight year Video included

Here are the scores as reported to the Newsline 9 Sports Department.

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Packers, Damarious Randall move forward after CB benching

The Green Bay Packers are hoping that starting cornerback Damarious Randall has learned from a very visible mistake.

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Sports Express: All-Access with Merrill Video included

Merrill high school football coach Nick Sturm wore a microphone Friday night during the Bluejays 28-7 loss to Medford.

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Packers RB Ty Montgomery doubtful for Cowboys game

Green Bay Packers running back Ty Montgomery is listed as doubtful to play against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday because of broken ribs.

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Thursday Sports Report: SPASH outlasts D.C. Everest in five sets in battle for second place Video included

Here are Thursday's local scores as reported to the WAOW sports office. 

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Dannon's Oikos brand drops Cam Newton after 'sexist' comments

ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell said that Dannon Oikos will no longer work with Cam Newton.

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Dernbach named UW-La Crosse men’s basketball head coach Video included

UW-La Crosse has named Kent Dernbach as its interim men's basketball head coach for the 2017-2018 season. 

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Bears bench Glennon, QB Mitchell Trubisky to debut vs. Vikings

The Chicago Bears are going to give prized rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky a try, as No. 2 overall draft pick from North Carolina will start against the Minnesota Vikings next Monday night after Mike Glennon struggled in the first four games.

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Vikings RB Cook has torn ACL as feared, ending rookie year

The Minnesota Vikings say running back Dalvin Cook will miss the remainder of his rookie season because of a torn ACL in his left knee.

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Aaron Wilkerson pitches Brewers past Cardinals, 6-1

Aaron Wilkerson took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Brett Phillips hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers closed out their near-miss of a season with a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. 

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Dominant defense leads Lions to 14-7 victory over Vikings

Anthony Zettel led a ferocious performance by Detroit's defense with two sacks, four hurries and a fumble recovery, as the Lions forced three turnovers while holding Minnesota scoreless in the second half on the way to a 14-7 victory over the Vikings on Sunday afternoon. 

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Brewers' playoff hopes dashed after Cards rally for 7-6 win

The Milwaukee Brewers were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday when they squandered a six-run lead in a 7-6 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, handing baseball's final postseason spot to the Colorado Rockies. 

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NFL suspends Bears LB Trevathan 2 games for hit on Adams

The NFL has suspended Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan for two games for his frightening hit against Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams. 

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No. 10 Wisconsin holds off Northwestern for 33-24 win

Jonathan Taylor ran for two touchdowns to help the offense overcome a sluggish start and No. 10 Wisconsin's defense swarmed Northwestern before holding on for a 33-24 win on Saturday.

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Injury-riddled Packers beat mistake-prone Bears 35-14

Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes, and the injury-riddled Green Bay Packers converted three turnovers into scores in an eventful 35-14 victory over the mistake-prone Chicago Bears on Thursday night. 

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Brewers beat Reds 4-3, close within 2 games of Colorado

The Brewers closed within two games of Colorado for the National League's second wild card with three games left, rallying to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Thursday as Brett Phillips hit a go-ahead double in the sixth inning. 

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Brewers beat Reds 7-6, remain 1 1/2 back in wild-card race

Domingo Santana hit an early three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers kept pace in the playoff race by holding off the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 on Tuesday night.

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The Latest: NCAA head: Charges against coaches 'disturbing'

The Latest on fraud and corruption charges announced against people associated with college basketball.

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Rodgers burns Bengals deep in OT, Packers win 27-24

Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal with 6:26 left in overtime set up by Aaron Rodgers' 72-yard pass to Geronimo Allison, and the Green Bay Packers rallied to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 27-24 on Sunday.

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Shaw's 2-run homer in 10th stuns Cubs, gives Brewers 4-3 win

Travis Shaw hit a game-winning two-run homer with one out in the 10th inning off All-Star closer Wade Davis, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. 

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Vikings rule Bradford out vs Bucs; Keenum to start again

The Minnesota Vikings say quarterback Sam Bradford will not play against Tampa Bay because of his ailing left knee.

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Heartbreak again as Brewers blow second save in as many days, fall to Cubs in extras

Javier Baez grounded a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer in the 10th and the Chicago Cubs widened their NL Central lead over Milwaukee, beating the Brewers 5-3 Thursday night.

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NL Central Showdown: Cubs, Brewers face off at Miller Park

If the surprising Brewers are going to catch Chicago in the NL Central, this is probably the best chance they have left to make a big move.

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Frazier's walk-off homer lifts Pirates by Brewers 6-4

Adam Frazier hit a two-run homer off Milwaukee closer Corey Knebel with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-4 victory on Wednesday night. 

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Packers dealing with injuries going into game vs Bengals

The banged-up Green Bay Packers are starting practice this week with about a dozen players on the injury report. 

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Santana homers, Brewers keep pace in NL Central with 1-0 win

Chase Anderson had eight strikeouts in six innings, Domingo Santana homered and the Milwaukee Brewers shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight day, 1-0 on Tuesday night.

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Suter, Braun help Brewers beat Bucs to gain in playoff race

Brent Suter pitched five efficient innings, Ryan Braun homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 on Monday night to gain ground in the NL playoff chase. 

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Falcons with a repeat performance in 34-23 win over Packers

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating victory Sunday night.

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Shaw, Aguilar pace Milwaukee in 10-3 win over Marlins

Travis Shaw, Jesus Aguilar and Manny Pina each had two hits in Milwaukee's eight-run fourth inning, lifting the Brewers to a 10-3 victory over the hurricane-displaced Miami Marlins on Sunday.

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Marlins stop 6-game skid with 7-4 win against Brewers

Derek Dietrich hit a two-run homer, Adam Conley pitched into the sixth inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 on Saturday night to stop a six-game slide.

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Hornibrook shines, No. 10 Wisconsin rolls 40-6 over BYU

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Alex Hornibrook threw for four touchdowns and 256 yards as No. 10 Wisconsin eased to a 40-6 victory over BYU on Saturday.

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Sports Express - Week 5: Spencer/Columbus soars over Colby in Game of the Week Video included

Here are Friday's high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

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NFL seeks quick action to get Elliott suspension reinstated

The NFL is asking a federal appeals court to move quickly on its request to overrule a judge's injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.

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Vikings' Sam Bradford expected to play despite ailing knee

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford is expected to play at Pittsburgh despite a knee injury that limited him all week in practice.

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Now full-time RB, Packers' Montgomery passed backfield test

After seeing a career-high in touches, Ty Montgomery passed his first test in his first season opener as a full-timer in the backfield.

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Thames homers, Anderson solid as Brewers beat Pirates 8-2

Eric Thames hit his team-high 30th homer, Chase Anderson pitched effectively on three days' rest and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-2 on Wednesday night. 

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Indians set AL record with 21st straight win

The Cleveland Indians won their 21st straight game on Wednesday, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to set a AL winning-streak record and join only two other teams in the past 101 years to win that many consecutive games.

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Ty Montgomery makes his mark in the community, educates students about sickle cell trait Video included

Despite it being his day off, that didn't keep Packers starting running back Ty Montgomery from making his mark in the community.

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Brewers beat Cole, Pirates 5-2

Eric Thames hit his 29th home run, Domingo Santana went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Tuesday night.

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Gunter Is Gone; Jean Francois too

We don't know how the Packers NFC Championship game rematch with the Falcons Sunday night in Atlanta will turn out; but we do know this much will be different about the Packers defense, Ladarius Gunter will not be the team's number one corner.

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Milwaukee Brewers to open 2018 season at San Diego

The Milwaukee Brewers will open the 2018 season on the road. The Brewers open the season with a three-game series starting March 29 at San Diego. It's the first time Milwaukee has started the season on the road since 2011. 

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Brault, four relievers toss 3 hitter in Pirates 7-0 win

Steven Brault and four relievers combined on a three-hitter to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.  

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Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for sweep, close within 2 games

Travis Shaw hit a two-run homer to back Zach Davies, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep and close within two games of the NL Central leaders. 

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Taylor breaks out, No. 9 Wisconsin beats Fla. Atlantic 31-14

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Freshman Jonathan Taylor ran for 223 yards and three touchdowns, Alex Hornibrook threw for 201 yards and a score, and No. 9 Wisconsin pulled away slowly from Florida Atlantic for a 31-14 win Saturday.

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Perez, Anderson help Brewers pound Cubs 15-2

Hernan Perez homered and drove in five runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers pounded the Chicago Cubs 15-2 on Saturday. 

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Judge blocks Elliott's 6-game suspension over domestic case

A federal judge has blocked Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case, meaning he will likely be eligible to play for the entire 2017 season.

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Active Packers getting new faces acclimated quickly to team

The Packers at their core are a "draft-and-develop" team. But general manager Ted Thompson has brought in more veterans than usual to help fill holes or replenish depth.

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Castillo, Reds complete 3-game sweep of Brewers with 7-1 win

Rookie Luis Castillo struck out 10 in his final start of the season, Zack Cozart and Jose Peraza homered and the last-place Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers with a 7-1 win on Wednesday.

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Gennett homers, Reds pull away to 9-3 win over Brewers

Robert Stephenson escaped threats while pitching into the seventh on Tuesday night, and Scooter Gennett homered during Cincinnati's five-run rally in the bottom of the inning, sending the Reds to a 9-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Report: Red Sox used Apple Watch to steal Yankees' signs

The Boston Red Sox have reportedly admitted to Major League Baseball that they improperly used electronic devices to steal signs from their longtime rival New York Yankees. 

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Cowboys' Elliott has suspension upheld, but will play Week 1

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's attorneys say his six-game suspension over a domestic violence case has been upheld, but he will play the opener because of the timing of the arbitrator's decision.

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Hamilton hits solo HR in bottom of 9th, Reds top Brewers 5-4

Billy Hamilton hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the Cincinnati Reds over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 Monday. 

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Santana homers twice, Brewers beat Nats 7-2, take 3 of 4

Domingo Santana homered twice, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Washington 7-2 Sunday to take three of four games from the Nationals. 

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Turner's double caps Nats' 3-2 comeback win over Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Trea Turner's double to the center field wall scored Wilmer Difo from first base in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Saturday night. The Brewers fell 4 1/2 games behind Chicago in the NL Central, the farthest Milwaukee has been out of first place all season. The Brewers took a 2-1 lead into the eighth, when Michael Taylor homered on the first pitch from rookie reliever Josh Hader (1-2). Difo bunted Hader's... More>>

UWSP football outlasts St. Norbert, 34-33, in a 2OT thriller Video included

The entire kitchen sink was thrown at Tom Journell's UW Stevens Point football program Saturday afternoon. A 95-minute rain delay, an offense that recorded negative five yards through most of the first quarter and a 14-0 deficit late in first half. But despite every roadblock throw its way, UWSP football found a way to win a come-from-behind 34-33 double overtime thriller.

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Green Bay Packers 2017 roster cuts

The Packers started the day with 87 players, but have since made their cuts. The Green Bay Packers have released the following players:

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Davies wins 16th, Brewers beat Nationals 6-3

Zach Davies won his 16th game to tie Arizona's Zack Greinke for the most victories in the majors, Jonathan Villar homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Thursday night.

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Broxton's home run-robbing catch secures Brewers' 6-5 win over Cards

Domingo Santana and Jonathan Villar homered in the sixth inning, and center fielder Keon Broxton made a leaping catch over the wall for the final out in the Milwaukee Brewers' 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.

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Matt Carpenter homers, Cardinals beat up on Brewers 10-2

Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer and Luke Voit drove in four runs, backing Luke Weaver's 10-strikeout night in a 10-2 win Tuesday over the Milwaukee Brewers. 

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Bucks host Celtics for 'Return to the MECCA' game

The Milwaukee Bucks have a new arena under construction, but before the team says hello to its new home, the guys are heading back to an old one. 

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AP source: Stafford, Lions agree to $135M, 5-year extension

A person familiar with the deal says Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions have agreed to a $135 million, five-year extension that makes him the highest-paid player in the NFL.

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Packers: First-team offense struggles to find rhythm as Green Bay falls 20-17 in Denver

The Packers first team offense struggled to find a rhythm during Aaron Rodgers' two series, and Green Bay fell to Denver 20-17 Saturday in its ever-important third preseason game.

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Davies dominates Dodgers for 7 innings; Brewers win 3-0

Zach Davies pitched seven dominant innings for his second scoreless start against the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, and Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer in the Milwaukee Brewers' 3-0 victory Saturday night.

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All eyes on UWSP's Beaman to lead a young defensive line Video included

Tanner Beaman knows this is it. One at last shot to win the WIAC championship. One last shot to reach the NCAA Tournament .And one last shot to leave his mark on UW-Stevens Point football.

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UW-Stevens Point football ready for a breakthrough in 2017 Video included

UW-Stevens Point is coming off four straight years in which they've finished at or above .500. Now the question is, can they crack a top three finish in the WIAC?

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Parker's 2-run double in 7th sends Giants past Brewers

Jarrett Parker hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh, Buster Posey hit a sacrifice fly, and the San Francisco Giants beat the contending Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday.

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Badgers debut at No. 9 in AP Poll, one of 3 Big Ten teams in top 10

The Wisconsin Badgers football team is ranked at No. 9 in the preseason edition of the AP Top 25 poll, joining Ohio State and Penn State as Big Ten teams in the top 10.

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Power holds off Penske teammate Newgarden to win at Pocono

Will Power held off Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden on Sunday to win the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway for the second straight year. 

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Aguilar homers twice as Anderson, Brewers beat Rockies 8-4

Jesus Aguilar homered twice, Chase Anderson won in his return from the disabled list and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 8-4 on Sunday for their sixth victory in seven games. 

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Aguilar's go-ahead HR in 9th lifts Brewers over Rockies 6-3

Pinch-hitter Jesus Aguilar connected for a go-ahead home run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Saturday night for their fifth win in six games.

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Pina's homer leads Brewers to 7-6 comeback win over Pirates

Manny Pina hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to 7-6 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.

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Badgers sked: Early Big 10 start, 4 of 5 at home ends season

Wisconsin basketball has released its full 2017-18 schedule, which includes an early December start to Big Ten play with a visit from Ohio State.

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Union appeals Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's 6-game suspension

The NFL Players Association has appealed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over the league's conclusion that its 2016 rushing leader injured his former girlfriend in three separate incidents last summer. 

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CB Damarious Randall likely to miss Packers' next game

Cornerback Damarious Randall and receiver Malachi Dupre will likely miss the Green Bay Packers' next preseason game with both players still in the concussion protocol.

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Marquette signs deal to move with Bucks into new arena

Marquette basketball is officially moving into the Milwaukee Bucks' new downtown arena. The Bucks and Marquette have signed a seven-year agreement for the Golden Eagles to play their home games at the Bucks' new home. 

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Milwaukee Bucks open season on road against Boston

The Milwaukee Bucks will open their 50th anniversary season on the road against the Boston Celtics on Oct. 18. 

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Larson snatches another win at Michigan on final restart

Kyle Larson slipped between cars on an overtime restart, capping his wild weekend with a victory in Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

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Walker helps Brewers knock off Reds 7-4

Neil Walker had two hits in his Milwaukee debut, helping the Brewers to a 7-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.

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Reds build early lead, hang on for 11-10 win over Brewers

Zack Cozart and Eugenio Suarez had three hits and drove in two runs each, as the Cincinnati Reds built an early eight-run lead and then held on for an 11-10 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. 

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Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio.

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Wentz off to perfect start, but Eagles fall 24-9 to Packers

Quarterback Carson Wentz had a perfect preseason debut for the Philadelphia Eagles. The Green Bay Packers might need to keep working on tackling, though they're off to a good start in creating turnovers. 

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Mauer, Buxton lead Twins over Brewers 7-2

Byron Buxton and Joe Mauer each had three singles and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers for the fourth consecutive game, 7-2 on Thursday night. 

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Bucks hire ex-NBA coach, player Frank Johnson as assistant

The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Frank Johnson, a former NBA player and Phoenix Suns coach, as an assistant coach. Johnson went 63-71 over parts of three seasons in Phoenix starting in 2001. 

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Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre back in Titletown

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre is back in Titletown where he picked up another award. 

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Badgers LB, captain Jack Cichy out for season after tearing ACL

Badgers senior inside linebacker Jack Cichy tore his ACL during Tuesday's practice and will miss the entire 2017 season.

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Colon, Dozier lead Twins to 4-0 win over Brewers

Bartolo Colon pitched seven innings for his second consecutive win since joining the Twins, Brian Dozier added a home run, double and single and Minnesota beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 on Wednesday night.

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Rosario scores on late balk to lift Twins over Brewers, 5-4

Eddie Rosario doubled home the tying run in the seventh inning and scored the winning run on a balk as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Monday.

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Packers Family Night creates a game day atmosphere for the rookies

Family night lived up to the hype with 63,000 fans in attendance.

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Matsuyama wins at Firestone with big finish

Hideki Matsuyama has won the Bridgestone Invitational with the lowest final round in four decades at Firestone Country Club. 

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Kyle Busch wins pole for Cup race at Watkins Glen

Kyle Busch has won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen International. 

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Jay Cutler agrees to terms with Dolphins

A person familiar with the situation says free agent quarterback Jay Cutler has agreed to terms on a contract with the Miami Dolphins. 

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Souza's homer in 9th lifts Rays over Brewers 2-1

Steven Souza Jr. homered off Milwaukee reliever Jacob Barnes leading off the ninth inning Sunday to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win over the Brewers. 

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Woodruff wins major league debut as Brewers beat Rays 2-0

Brandon Woodruff allowed seven hits in 6 1/3 innings of his major league debut and Orlando Arcia homered and scored both runs Friday night in the Milwaukee Brewers' 2-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Badgers' Granato to coach US Olympic hockey team

University of Wisconsin head hockey coach Tony Granato will coach the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics, the first Winter Games without NHL players since 1994.

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Badgers football starts preseason at No. 10 in coaches poll

Wisconsin checks in at No. 10 in the Amway Coaches Poll, cracking the preseason top ten for the first time since 2011.

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Broxton drives in go-ahead run, Brewers top Cardinals 2-1

Keon Broxton drove in the go-ahead run and saved a run with a leaping catch, Matt Garza made a strong start in his return from the disabled list, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Thursday afternoon.

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Molina, Weaver lead Cardinals to 5-4 win over Brewers

Yadier Molina hit two solo home runs, Kolten Wong added a two-run double, Luke Weaver pitched into the seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals held on for a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.

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Jimmy Nelson finally beat St. Louis with six strong innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers held on for a 3-2 victory over the Cardinals on Tuesday night.

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Bucks re-sign restricted free agent guard Tony Snell

The Bucks have re-signed restricted free agent guard Tony Snell, bringing back a backcourt starter and one of the team's best defenders.

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Cubs issue World Series championship ring to Bartman

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Brewers reacquire right-hander Jeremy Jeffress

The Milwaukee Brewers have reacquired right-hander Jeremy Jeffress a year after sending their former closer and first-round draft pick to the Texas Rangers.

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Kyle Busch used a bump-and-run on Kevin Harvick to take the lead and held on to snap a 36-race losing streak and win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. 

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The Wisconsin Badgers will hold a football practice in Milwaukee this preseason, a trip that coach Paul Chryst says is a way to break up training camp.

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Davies, power bats launch Brewers over Nationals 8-0

Travis Shaw, Eric Thames and Manny Pina homered, Zach Davies tossed 7 2/3 shutout innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Tuesday night.

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Ohio State, Penn State, Northwestern and Wisconsin each placed two players on the preseason Big Ten all-conference list released Monday. 

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Phillies beat Brewers behind Williams, Eickhoff, Kendrick

Nick Williams homered, Jerad Eickhoff pitched six strong innings and Howie Kendrick continued to increase his trade value with two hits and two RBIs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Sunday. 

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Santana drives in winning run, Brewers end 6-game skid

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Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge Cardinals 3-2

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Polanco homers, Pirates beat Brewers 4-2 for 4-game sweep

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The Milwaukee Brewers' biggest fan calls team owner Mark Attanasio regularly and wonders occasionally what moves one of baseball's most surprising teams might make at the trade deadline.

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Polanco goes 4 for 4, Pirates top Brewers 4-2

Gregory Polanco doubled twice, drove in two runs and threw out a potential go-ahead run at the plate to lead the surging Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.

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The Milwaukee Brewers open a four-game series at Pittsburgh with lefthander Brent Suter on the mound for the opener.

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Braun and Arcia go deep, Brewers beat Phillies 9-6

Ryan Braun hit a grand slam off the scoreboard in center field and Orlando Arcia added a three-run shot in the Brewers' eight-run second inning, helping Milwaukee beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Friday night.

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Minnesota Vikings suspend WR Michael Floyd for 4 games

The NFL has suspended Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd without pay for the first four games of the regular season for violating its substance-abuse policy.

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Brewers get LH reliever Tyler Webb from Yankees

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired left-handed reliever Tyler Webb from the New York Yankees for minor league first baseman Garrett Cooper.

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The Milwaukee Brewers will celebrate the 35th anniversary of their 1982 American League Championship team this weekend. 

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Cano's homer in 10th gives AL a 2-1 All-Star win

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Wisconsin TE Troy Fumagalli named to Mackey preseason list

Wisconsin senior Troy Fumagalli has been named to the preseason watch list for the John Mackey Award, which is given to the nation's top tight end. 

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Aaron Judge smashes his way to Home Run Derby title

Aaron Judge dominated the All-Star Home Run Derby in the same manner he has smashed his way through his rookie season. 

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Katherine Kirk wins Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic

Katherine Kirk won the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Sunday, matching Ashleigh Buhai with a birdie on the final hole for a one-stroke victory.

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Shaw, Vogt homer, NL Central-leading Brewers beat Yanks 5-3

Travis Shaw and Stephen Vogt both homered and the Milwaukee Brewers lengthened their surprising lead in the NL Central, topping the New York Yankees 5-3 Sunday. 

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Division-leading Brewers rout Cubs 11-2

Ryan Braun homered to ignite a seven-run third inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 11-2 on Thursday for their fourth straight victory.

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Garza, Broxton lift Brewers to sweep of Orioles

Matt Garza pitched into the seventh inning and Keon Broxton hit a two-run homer to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 4-0 victory Wednesday night.

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Gordon Hayward choses Celtics over Jazz, Heat

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Thames hits pair of homers as Brewers defeat Orioles 6-2

Eric Thames hit a pair of home runs and Jimmy Nelson pitched seven strong innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.

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Shaw starts rout, gets hurt as Brewers top Orioles 8-1

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Langer falls short in attempt for 3rd straight senior major

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Ozuna homers twice, Marlins avoid sweep, beat Brewers 10-3

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Danielle Kang wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship

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Kyle Stanley wins Quicken Loans National in playoff

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Milwaukee Bucks announce 2017 Summer League roster

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Santana homers off Stanton's glove, Brewers beat Marlins 8-4

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Votto homers as Reds beat Brewers 8-6

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Brewers activate Braun, Villar from disabled list

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Bucks' Brogdon NBA All-Rookie team

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Saric, Brogdon unanimous All-Rookie selections

Philadelphia's Dario Saric and Milwaukee guard Malcolm Brogdon were unanimously selected to the All-Rookie first team. 

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Shaw hits long HR, Davies shines as Brewers blank Braves 7-0

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