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Pittsburgh Pounds Crew in Opener 8-1

Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1. Travis Shaw’s leadoff homer in the second put the Brewers ahead 1-0 and set a franchise mark with the Brewers scoring their 16th consecutive run via the long ball.  Matt Garza, gave up four…read more »

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Bucks Introduce New General Manager

The Milwaukee Bucks formally introduced Jon Horst as their next general manager at a news conference at the team’s headquarters. Horst had been the Bucks’ director of basketball operations since 2008, serving as one of former GM John Hammond’s key lieutenants. Now Horst is replacing Hammond, whom he called a mentor. The Bucks give former…read more »

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UW-Whitewater Athletics Announces 53rd Hall of Fame Class

UW-Whitewater Athletics has announced its 53rd Hall of Fame Class. The 2017 class includes five-time swimming All-American John Borta (2003), career 3-point record holder Eric Burdette (1998), seven-time All-American and national discus champion Tabitha Fendrick (2002), cross country and track standout Pat Frascone (2003), the first-ever individual national champion in gymnastics for UWW Nicole Hoida…read more »

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Nelson Gets Complete Game, Brewers beat Padres 2-1

Jimmy Nelson struck out 10 and scattered six hits in his first career complete game to pitch the Milwaukee Brewers past San Diego, 2-1. The Padres led 1-0 until Hernan Perez and Manny Pina homered in the sixth to keep the NL Central-leading Brewers 2 1/2 games ahead of the Chicago Cubs.  The homestand continues…read more »

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Applebaum, Crandall lead Generals to Win

In Home Talent League play Josh Applebaum allowed four hits and went 2 for 4, Josh Crandall had a two RBI single as the Fort Atkinson Generals defeated McFarland 5-3.  Elsewhere Stoughton downed Cambridge 10-2, Lake Mills edged Deerfield 2-1 and Waterloo defeated Utica 8-1read more »

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Koepka Wins First Major at Erin Hills

Brooks Koepka has won the U.S. Open title for his first major championship. The 27-year-old Koepka grabbed control with three straight birdies on the back nine at Erin Hills. He matched Rory McIlroy’s U.S. Open record by finishing at 16 under. He is the seventh straight first-time major champion in men’s golf.  Steve Stricker tied…read more »

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