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WIAA members send multiplier proposal to ad-hoc committee Video included

WIAA officials will vote today on how to create fair competition between private and public schools.

Peralta helps Brewers beat Cards 5-1 and stop skid

Peralta helps Brewers beat Cards 5-1 and stop skid

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Wily Peralta allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers turned two errors into four unearned runs Wednesday in a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals that ended a two-game losing streak.

UPDATE: Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens.

Internet sensation: Rodgers featured in promotion for new film

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is making an appearance in the movie trailer for “Neighbors,” with actors Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.

Tuesday Sports Report: Wisconsin Valley Conference Track Meet Video included

The Wisconsin Valley Conference held its indoor track meet at UW-Stevens Point on Tuesday.

Outdoors with Lauren: Never-ending Winter

Outdoors with Lauren: Never-ending Winter Video included

This winter has gotten very comfortable staying here in Wisconsin, but for most it has worn out its welcome. On this weeks Outdoors with Lauren I talk with a local fishing guide whose business has taken a hit due to this never-ending cold.

Cards pitching shuts down Brewers again 6-1

Cards pitching shuts down Brewers again 6-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Shelby Miller struck out seven and allowed three hits over six innings, and Mark Ellis had two RBIs in his return from the disabled list to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Newman Catholic Head Coach Retires

Newman Catholic Head Coach Retires Video included

Tom Weinkauf has retired after 28 years of coaching.

Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

Survivors, first-responders and public officials have observed a moment of silence near the Boston Marathon finish line to mark the moment two pressure cooker bombs exploded a year ago. 

Packers reach deal with backup QB Matt Flynn

A familiar face will be returning to the Packers next season as a backup quarterback, according to ESPN.com.

Why Favre reunion with Packers didn't happen last season

A Packers reunion with Brett Favre fell short of becoming a reality last year, Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said Tuesday, according to ESPN.com.

Hearing postponed in former Packers player's rape case

A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results of an upcoming bail hearing in Arizona.

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Brewers win 9th straight, Lohse beats Pirates

The Milwaukee Brewers won their ninth in a row, with Kyle Lohse coming within one out of a complete game Sunday in a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. At 10-2, the Brewers are off to their best start since going 13-0 to start the 1987 season.

Brewers put RHP Kintzler on DL, call up RHP Wooten

The Brewers announced Sunday that right-hander Brandon Kintzler had been put on the 15-day disabled list with a strained rotator cuff. Right-hander Rob Wooten has been recalled from Triple-A Nashville.

UWSP baseball drops two to UW-Superior Video included

Visiting UW-Superior took two both games of a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) doubleheader against the second-ranked UW-Stevens Point baseball team on Sunday at University Field.

QB McEvoy highlights Badgers spring game Video included

Last year's Badgers starting quarterback Joel Stave sat out Wisconsin's annual spring game due to an injury on Saturday, giving Tanner McEvoy and other Badgers quarterbacks an opportunity to showcase themselves. 

Brewers edge Pirates 3-2 for 8th straight win

Carlos Gomez hit a leadoff homer, Jonathan Lucroy drove in the tiebreaking run with an eighth-inning single and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Saturday night for their eighth consecutive victory.

Saturday Sports Report: 4-12-14 Video included

Highlights from a D.C. Everest/Rhinelander girls soccer game, as well as other high school scores from Saturday.

Wizards top Bucks 104-91, close to clinching 6th

Bradley Beal scored 26 points, and the Washington Wizards moved a step closer to claiming the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference on Saturday night with a 104-91 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, whose loss guaranteed they will finish with at least a tie for the worst record in the NBA. 

Friday Sports Report: Marathon baseball wins, D.C. Everest soccer loses Video included

 Marathon cruises to victory over Auburndale on the baseball diamond, and D.C. Everest girls soccer loses it's first game of the season.

Brewers win 7th straight, beat Pirates 4-2

Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run homer that backed Wily Peralta, and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to seven with a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. 

Knight, Sessions help Bucks hold off Cavs, 119-116

Brandon Knight scored 24 points and Ramon Sessions added 20 as Milwaukee held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-116 on Friday night, preserving the Bucks slim hopes of avoiding the NBA's worst record. 

Expanded replay might make for better manners

Baseball's new expanded replay rules this season might mean most managers start minding their manners. That seems to be the case so far, with managers calmly leaving the top dugout step to chat with an umpire to either challenge a play or request that the umpire take a second look via review.

Brewers top Phils for 6th straight win

Brewers top Phils for 6th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Carlos Gomez had three hits with an RBI and the hot-hitting Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning to six games with a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.

NCAA bans Wisconsin-Milwaukee from postseason play

The NCAA has banned Wisconsin-Milwaukee's basketball team from postseason play next season for failing to meet academic standards.

Gomez and Brewers beat Phillies 9-4

Gomez and Brewers beat Phillies 9-4

Ryan Braun hit a two-run triple during a four-run eighth inning rally to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to their fifth straight win, 9-4 over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.

Athlete of the Week: Emily Raczek

Athlete of the Week: Emily Raczek Video included

Emily Raczek's goal since she was seven years old was to be the catcher for Pacelli softball.

Pete Susens retires from Wausau West

Pete Susens retires from Wausau West Video included

Wausau West's head hockey coach Pete Susens has announced his retirement after 36 years at West.

Marquette lets women's coach Mitchell go

Marquette lets women's coach Mitchell go

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Marquette says women's basketball coach Terri Mitchell will not return next season.Mitchell coached the Golden Eagles to a 348-215 record and 15 postseason appearances in 18 seasons.

Packers preseason schedule announced; WAOW to air games Video included

For the third time in the last four years, the Green Bay Packers will kick off the preseason away from Lambeau Field, according to the Packers website.

Future Pro Bowls to be played in Arizona, Hawaii

The next Pro Bowl will be played in Arizona at the site of the Super Bowl.

MLB names reliever awards after Rivera, Hoffman

Now that they're no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some.

Former pro wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

The WWE says James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died.

Tuesday Sports Report: SPASH softball, D.C. Everest soccer earn wins Video included

Tuesday's highlights from Merrill/SPASH softball and Lakeland/D.C. Everest soccer, as well as the local scoreboard.

Pointers pitching staff showing dominance Video included

Head coach Pat Bloom says it's the overall strength of his entire pitching platoon that's a big reason for the Pointers 15-2 start.

Braun hits 3 homers, Brewers beat Phillies 10-4

Ryan Braun hit three home runs and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over Philadelphia 10-4 Tuesday, spoiling the Phillies' home opener. 

UConn hoping for back-to-back championships

Students at the University of Connecticut are hoping they'll have another reason to celebrate tonight.

Seidl salvages split for second-ranked Pointers against UW-La Crosse Video included

Cam Seidl threw his second shutout of the season to lead the second-ranked UW-Stevens Point baseball team to a 6-0 win in game two of a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) doubleheader against UW-La Crosse after the Eagles won game one 11-6 on Monday afternoon at University Field.
 

Chris Carrawell joins Marquette coaching staff

New Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski's first assistant is a former teammate from his playing days at Duke. Wojciechowski added Chris Carrawell to his coaching staff Monday.

Andy Meyer resigns as Wausau East girls coach Video included

For the second time in less than a week, a Wisconsin Valley Conference basketball coach has resigned with Andy Meyer stepping down from the helm of the Wausau East girls team.

Upperclassmen lead Huskies to NCAA title

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Connecticut's upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky.

NCAA finalists illustrate many ways to make a run

Kentucky reached the brink of an NCAA title with five freshman starters, including the cool right hand of Aaron Harrison and his decisive 3-pointers in three straight games.

Phillies, Brewers get day off before series opener

Kyle Kendrick has to wait an extra day to start another home opener.

Bucks set dubious mark: franchise-worst 63 losses

The Milwaukee Bucks have set a dubious record in this futile season. The NBA's worst team lost for the 63rd time in falling 102-98 to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.

Gallardo pitches Brewers to 4-0 win over Red Sox

Yovani Gallardo made his second straight scoreless start and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox with a 4-0 victory Sunday. 

Wisconsin falls short, loses 74-73 to Kentucky

Traevon Jackson missed a jumper at the buzzer and the Badgers fell short in their quest for the school's first national title since 1941.

Bo Ryan: Records don't matter anymore

The road to the Final Four has finally been traveled. After weeks of playing and days of talking, it is tip-off time in Arlington.

Melissa Yuska resigns as Merrill's girls basketball coach Video included

Melissa Yuska has resigned as head coach of the Merrill girls basketball team after seven seasons at the helm. Bluejays Activities Director, Rick Bonnell announced Yuska's resignation on Friday.

Brewers win 6-2 in Red Sox home opener

Lyle Overbay hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the ninth inning off Edward Mujica, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Red Sox 6-2 Friday in Boston's first game at Fenway Park since winning the World Series last October. 

PG Jackson making name for himself at Wisconsin

Wisconsin point guard Traevon Jackson has one up on his famous father when it comes to accomplishments on the basketball court.

Contrasting Kentucky, Wisconsin meet at Final Four

They play the same game, though they come at it from opposite sides of the court.

Badgers celebrate final four, Kaminsky's birthday

Badgers fans got their first look at the team Friday, ahead of the Final Four game.

Bucks' Sanders suspended 5 games under drug policy

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders will be suspended without pay for five games for violating the NBA drug policy when he returns from injury. 

Braun booed in first road game since suspension

Ryan Braun has been booed in his first road game since his 65-game suspension last season.

Kuhn re-signs for 1 year with Packers

Veteran fullback John Kuhn has re-signed with the Green Bay Packers, coming to terms on a one-year deal, agent Kevin Gold says Thursday.

Maturing Kaminsky helps Wisconsin to Final Four

Frank Kaminsky likes to have fun, but the Wisconsin big man has been all business on the floor in the NCAA tournament.

Final Four floor originated in tiny Michigan town

A tiny town in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has once again proven itself to be the go-to locale for hardwood construction.

Fun tournament, cloudy future for NCAA

The tournament that began with the lure of a billion-dollar bracket will come to a close at a billion-dollar stadium outside of Dallas. Big as March Madness and the Final Four have become, they're not big enough to blot out the storm clouds on the horizon.

Ryan ready for first Final Four with Badgers Video included

We are just two days away from one of the biggest sporting events in years for the Wisconsin Badgers.

One-and-done working just fine for Kentucky

Everyone has an opinion of Kentucky coach John Calipari.

Heat stay atop East, beat Bucks 96-77

LeBron James scored 17 points, Chris Bosh added 15 and the Miami Heat stayed atop the Eastern Conference with a 96-77 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.

Johnson homer lifts Braves over Brewers 1-0

Atlanta pitcher Aaron Harang and the Milwaukee Brewers' Matt Garza had no-hit bids until Chris Johnson homered with two outs in the seventh inning, sending the Braves to a 1-0 victory Wednesday. 

2 assistants under Williams leave Marquette

2 assistants under Williams leave Marquette

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Two assistant coaches who worked with Buzz Williams at Marquette have left the team.Assistants Brad Autry and Isaac Chew were no longer listed on the Marquette roster as of Tuesday. It was unclear whether they would follow Williams to Virginia Tech.

Top 5 Plays of the Week: Girls state basketball Video included

Here are the top five high school plays from the week of March 17th - 22nd

Reynolds hits 1 of 5 homers for Brewers in win

Reynolds hits 1 of 5 homers for Brewers in win

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Mark Reynolds homered for the second straight day, one of five Milwaukee Brewers to connect in a 9-7 victory Wednesday over the Seattle Mariners.

Packers re-sign running back James Starks

Packers re-sign running back James Starks

The Green Bay Packers have re-signed running back James Starks.

Outdoors with Lauren: Enjoy Winter One Last Time

Outdoors with Lauren: Enjoy Winter One Last Time Video included

 I'd just like to remind all our viewers of the different ways you can enjoy winter, just as long as it's hanging around.

Brooks named a finalist for Division III Coach of the Year

UW-Stevens Point head men's hockey coach Chris Brooks has been named as one of 13 finalists for the Edward Jeremiah Award, given to the Division III Coach of the Year, as announced on Monday.Named in honor of the former Dartmouth head coach, the award will be presented during the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) Convention on Saturday, May 3, in Naples, Fla.

Jaeger, three third-period goals send Pointers to Frozen Four

A trio of third-period goals sent the fourth-ranked UW-Stevens Point men's hockey team to the Frozen Four for the first time in 16 seasons with a 3-0 win over second-ranked St. Thomas in the NCAA Quarterfinals on Saturday night at St. Thomas Ice Arena.

CB Shields inks deal, officially back with Packers

The Packers have officially announced the re-signing of Sam Shields, who would have been one of the top cornerbacks available this offseason in free agency.General manager Ted Thompson made it official

Heuer's career night sends Pointers to NCAA Quarterfinals Video included

Senior Clayton Heuerscored 24 points and collected 12 rebounds, both career-bests, as the No. 1-ranked UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team advanced to the round of 16 in the 2014 NCAA Division III Basketball Championship Tournament with a 76-71 victory over the Dutch of Central College.

Pointers survive Marian's first round upset bid Video included

Top-seeded UW-Stevens Point trailed at halftime, but was able to survive against Marian in the first round behind 25 points from Trevor Hass.

Pointers use 15-0 second-half run to sprint past Pioneers, into WIAC title game

The top-ranked UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team used a 15-0 run in the middle of the second half to pull away from UW-Platteville an advanced to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Tournament championship game with a 66-47 win in the semifinals on Friday night at Bennett Court at Quandt Fieldhouse.

Braun homers in first at-bat back from drug ban

Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer Thursday in his first at-bat for the Milwaukee Brewers since completing a season-ending, 65-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's anti-drug agreement.In the

Packers sign RB Hill, re-sign S Banjo

The Green Bay Packers have signed running back Michael Hill and re-signed safety Chris Banjo.

No. 14 Wisconsin beats Indiana 69-58

Sam Dekker scored 16 points and No. 14 Wisconsin shrugged off a slow start to beat Indiana 69-58 on Tuesday night.The Hoosiers (15-12, 5-9 Big Ten) held Wisconsin (23-5, 10-5) to its lowest point production

Outdoors with Lauren: Natural Ice Bridges Video included

It seems like most people have developed a lot of bitterness toward winter this year. We can all agree it's worn out its welcome, but on this weeks Outdoors with Lauren let's set aside our judgment and

Mayo, Bucks send Sixers to 11th straight loss

O.J. Mayo made seven 3-pointers and scored 25 points, Ersan Ilyasova added 20, and the Milwaukee Bucks placed seven players in double figures in a 130-110 rout of the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost their

No. 21 Purdue runs away from Wisconsin, 70-54

April Wilson scored 18 points and dished off eight assists to lead No. 21 Purdue to a 70-54 win over Wisconsin Sunday, sweeping the season series with the Badgers.After Wisconsin cut Purdue's six-point

Stray dog Hank becomes big hit in Brewers' camp

The most popular member of the Milwaukee Brewers at spring training is an unexpected acquisition with a button nose, four legs and scruffy, white fur."Hank the Dog" is an early lock for camp MVP -- Most

UWSP hockey comes back three times, drops nine-goal game to UW-River Falls

After coming from behind to tie the score three times, the third-ranked UW-Stevens Point men's hockey team could not do so a fourth time in a wild 5-4 loss to 10th-ranked UW-River Falls on Thursday night at K.B. Willett Arena.The Falcons (15-6-3, 8-3-0 WIAC) led 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 before the Pointers (18-4-2, 6-4-1, WIAC) tied the score each time.

Faried stays hot, Nuggets beat Bucks 101-90

Kenneth Faried continued his recent hot streak, scoring 26 points to carry the Denver Nuggets past the Milwaukee Bucks 101-90 Thursday night.Wilson Chandler scored 15 while J.J. Hickson added 14 points

Bucks trade Ridnour and Neal for 2 players

The Charlotte Bobcats have acquired guards Luke Ridnour and Gary Neal from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for guard Ramon Sessions and forward Jeff Adrien just hours before the NBA trade deadline Thursday,

Titans hold off Pointers in final minutes

The UW-Stevens Point women's basketball team weathered a slow start but could not find enough offense late on in a 57-53 loss to No. 16 UW-Oshkosh in the team's Play4Kay game on Wednesday night at Berg Gym.

Weeks back after injury, but 2B open for Brewers

Rickie Weeks is back with his Milwaukee Brewers teammates after a left hamstring injury knocked him out in August last season.But the veteran is no longer the guaranteed starter at second base.Scooter

Brewers 3B Ramirez has non-cancerous polyp removed

Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez may miss the first few games of spring training after having a non-cancerous polyp removed from his colon.Manager Ron Roenicke said Wednesday that the polyp was discovered

Garza finally finds home, settles in with Brewers

Fitting in with a new team is old news for Matt Garza.Over the past eight seasons, he's pitched for Minnesota, Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs and Texas, compiling a 67-67 record with a 3.84 ERA."It's just

No. 21 Wisconsin beats No. 15 Michigan 75-62

Frank Kaminsky had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 21 Wisconsin smothered No. 15 Michigan in the first half before holding on for a 75-62 victory Sunday.The Wolverines (18-7, 10-3 Big Ten) cut an 18-point

No. 21 Wisconsin beats Minnesota 78-70

Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points, and No. 21 Wisconsin regained some of its frontcourt swagger in a 78-70 win Thursday night over Minnesota.Fellow forward Nigel Hayes added 15 for the Badgers, who kept

Packers Sign Tight End Webber

PRESS RELEASE: The Green Bay Packers have signed TE Raymond Webber. The transaction was announced Thursday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.   Webber,

Gordon scores 21, Pelicans beat Bucks 102-98

Eric Gordon scored 21 points, center Alexis Ajinca added 16, and the New Orleans Pelicans headed home for All-Star weekend with a 102-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.The Pelicans

Brewers' RHP Hand clears waivers

Right-handed pitcher Donovan Hand cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A by the Brewers after being designated for assignment last week when the team signed free-agent reliever Francisco Rodriguez.The

Van Pelt's new task with Pack: challenging Rodgers

Alex Van Pelt may have one of the more unusual assistant coaching jobs in the NFL.

Green leads Celtics past Bucks 102-86

Jeff Green scored 29 points and Kelly Olynyk added 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Boston Celtics pulled away from the Milwaukee Bucks in the fourth quarter of a 102-86 victory Monday night.The Celtics

Mizzou defensive linebacker: "I'm gay"

College football star Michael Sam has told the world he's gay.

Jackson lifts Badgers over No. 9 Spartans 60-58

Traevon Jackson hit a pull-up jumper with 2.1 seconds left for Wisconsin, 10 seconds after Michigan State's Adreian Payne tied it with a 3, and the Badgers beat the ninth-ranked Spartans 60-58 on Sunday.The

Howard, Harden lead Rockets over Bucks 101-95

Dwight Howard scored 27 points, including three crucial free throws in the closing seconds, and James Harden scored 10 of his 22 points in the decisive third quarter to help the Houston Rockets hold off the short-handed, scrappy Milwaukee Buckets and win their fifth straight, 101-95 on Saturday night.

Monday Sports Report: DC Everest Hockey

DC Everest Hockey wins 4-2

Packers to offer 'pay as we play' playoff plan

The Green Bay Packers expect to offer a "pay as we play" option for post-season tickets after fans complained about the team's playoff ticket policy.The Packers on Monday also announced plans to increase

After a long wait, Seattle fans celebrate Super Bowl victory

With shouts, cheers and fireworks, Seattle residents celebrated a dominant victory in the Super Bowl the city's first major sports championship in more than 30 years.Scores of people took to the streets

Milwaukee routs Oakland 86-64

Jordan Aaron hit five 3-pointers and finished with 23 points as UW-Milwaukee beat Oakland 86-64 on Sunday.Oakland's Travis Bader set the NCAA Division I record for the most career 3-pointers, surpassing

No. 24 Ohio State defeats No. 14 Wisconsin 59-58

Aaron Craft scored all seven of his points in the final 4 minutes, LaQuinton Ross added 13 for the game, and No. 24 Ohio State got a confidence-boosting win on the road Saturday by beating No. 14 Wisconsin 59-58.

Packers RB Lacy AP top offensive rookie

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy has won The Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award.

Pointer women close strong in final minute against UW-Superior

The UW-Stevens Point women's basketball team held UW-Superior to 31.4 percent shooting and never trailed in a 65-58 win in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Berg Gym.

Top-ranked Pointers overcome slow start to beat UW-Superior

The top-ranked UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team pulled away from visiting UW-Superior in the second half and earned its 20th win of the season with a 63-46 win on Saturday afternoon at Bennett Court at Quandt Fieldhouse.

Marquette uses early lead, beats Providence 61-50

Davante Gardner scored 14 points and Marquette flustered Providence early before holding on for a 61-50 win Thursday night that snapped the Friars' five-game winning streak.The Golden Eagles (12-9, 4-4

Dragic scores 30, injures elbow in Suns' win

Goran Dragic scored 30 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter despite sustaining an apparent injury to his left elbow, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Milwaukee Bucks 126-117 on Wednesday night.Gerald

Northwestern upsets No. 14 Wisconsin 65-56

Drew Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, JerShon Cobb added all 10 of his points in the second half and Northwestern upset cold-shooting No. 14 Wisconsin 65-56 on Wednesday night.It was Northwestern's

Outdoors with Lauren: Vintage Snowmobile Races

February 1st is the vintage snow mobile races at the 525 track in the Wausau area.  The vintage 525 is a big class of racers with older vintage sleds that are more comical then the 525 championships.

New details released on Matt Garza's contract with Brewers

New details have emerged on the contract Matt Garza who signed with the brewers Sunday.  According to the MLB Network Garza will earn 12.5 million dollars in each of the first 4 years and 2 million each

Brewers still seeking Prince's replacement at 1B

The Brewers are still looking for a replacement for Prince Fielder at first base.He left as a free agent after the 2011 season. Milwaukee thought Corey Hart would fill the position but he missed last season

Brewers sign utilityman Orr to minor league deal

The Brewers have signed veteran utilityman Pete Orr to a minor league contract.The team announced the move on Twitter on Monday. Orr hit .200 with no homers or RBIs in 20 at-bats over 15 games last season

Clippers end Grammy trip, rout Bucks 114-86

Blake Griffin dominated the paint with 20 points, Jamal Crawford scored 25 and the Los Angeles Clippers ended their seven-game road trip with a 114-86 win Monday night over the Milwaukee Bucks.Darren Collison

Free agent RHP Garza, Brewers reach 4-year deal

Free agent pitcher Matt Garza and the Milwaukee Brewers have reached agreement on a four-year contract.

Apologetic, Brewers' Braun tries to move forward

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun doesn't think he can ever stop apologizing, though he's also ready for a new chapter in his baseball career.

No. 9 Badgers end skid with 72-58 win at Purdue

Sam Dekker and Traevon Jackson each scored 15 points Saturday, helping No. 9 Wisconsin end its three-game losing streak with a 72-58 victory at Purdue.

Varejao, Irving lead Cavaliers past Bucks 93-78

Anderson Varejao scored 16 points and Kyrie Irving had 10 points and 10 assists, leading lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 93-78 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.

GOODBYE EXTRA POINT?: Goodell suggests ditching the PAT kick

Roger Goodell doesn't want to stand pat with the PAT. He's suggesting potential changes in the extra point that, well, might have some legs.

Ritchay records double-double as Pointers extend unbeaten start

Joe Ritchay recorded his first career double-double to lead the top-ranked UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team to a 65-48 conference win over visiting UW-River Falls on Saturday night at Bennett Court at Quandt Fieldhouse.

Jones leads Rockets over Bucks, 114-104

Terrence Jones had a career-high 36 points and 11 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets led from the start in a 114-104 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

Michigan holds on for 77-70 win over No. 3 Badgers

Nik Stauskus scored 23 points and hit a key 3 with 48 seconds left, and Michigan fended off a late surge for a 77-70 win Saturday over No. 3 Wisconsin.

Freshmen helping No. 3 Wisconsin roll

A pair of talented freshmen have exceeded expectations for Wisconsin, quelling coach Bo Ryan's preseason concerns by helping the undefeated Badgers climb to a No. 3 ranking.

Lowry scores 23 points, Raptors beat Bucks 116-94

Kyle Lowry scored 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 116-94 on Monday night to hand the struggling Bucks their sixth straight loss.

Marquette holds off Seton Hall 67-66

Todd Mayo scored 19 points, Jamil Wilson added 16 and Marquette nearly let a double-digit lead slip away before holding off Seton Hall for a 67-66 victory on Saturday.

Durant's 33 lead Thunder past Bucks

Kevin Durant scored 33 points and Serge Ibaka had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped a two-game skid by defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 101-85 Saturday night.

2013 Pack Attack Guest List

The 2013 Pack Attack season is here.  The show tapes Mondays at 6:30pm.  Then you can watch it Tuesdays at 6:30pm on Newsline 9.

Penn State beats Wisconsin 3-1 for NCAA volleyball title

Ariel Scott had 21 kills and Katie Slay added 14 to give Penn State a 3-1 victory over scrappy Wisconsin on Saturday night for the Nittany Lions' sixth NCAA volleyball championship.

Middleton leads Bucks past 76ers 116-106

Khris Middleton scored 27 points, Caron Butler added 22 and the hot-shooting Milwaukee Bucks recovered from consecutive overtime losses to pick up just their sixth win of the season with a 116-106 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

Top-ranked Pointers take down #7 St. Thomas Video included

Five players scored in double figures and the top-ranked UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team held No. 7 St. Thomas to a season-low point total in a 75-62 non-conference win on Saturday night at Bennett Court at Quandt Fieldhouse.

RB Melvin Gordon returning to No. 19 Wisconsin

Running back Melvin Gordon will return to Wisconsin for his junior season in 2014.

Packers beat Cowboys 37-36 with huge rally

Matt Flynn threw four touchdown passes in the second half, Eddie Lacy had the winning score on a 1-yard plunge and the Green Bay Packers matched the biggest comeback in franchise history, rallying from 23 points down at halftime to beat the Dallas Cowboys 37-36 Sunday.

Packers RB Lacy set to start against Cowboys

Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy is active and in the starting lineup Sunday against Dallas, as expected.

Tillema tops 1,000 mark as Pointers ease by Saint John's

Tyler Tillema (Randolph, WI/Randolph) scored a team-high 22 points and surpassed the 1,000 career points mark

Rodgers still holding out hope he'll play Sunday

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' checklist for playing Sunday has two primary items on it.

Outdoors with Lauren: How to stay warmer Video included

Power Pac Apparel Manager Michael Trulen tells us how to stay warmer by wearing less.

Sit or play? Rodgers Watch resumes for Pack

Aaron Rodgers took some first-team snaps in practice Wednesday, though the Packers quarterback still hasn't been cleared to play in a game.

Redmon, No. 23 Gonzaga defeats Wisconsin 70-55

Senior point guard Jazmine Redmon scored 15 points, one shy of her career high, as No. 23 Gonzaga pulled away from Wisconsin in the second half Tuesday night for a 70-55 win.Danielle Walters scored eight

Henson helps Bucks rally past Bulls, 78-74

John Henson had 25 points, 14 rebounds and six blocked shots, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 78-74 on Tuesday night in a matchup of injury-riddled teams trying to break out of a slump.Brandon

Wisconsin's Abbrederis awarded Burlsworth Trophy

University of Wisconsin receiver Jared Abbrederis has been awarded the 2013 Burlsworth Trophy.

No. 8 Wisconsin holds off Marquette, 70-64

Sam Dekker had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 8 Wisconsin withstood a late Marquette rally for a 70-64 victory Saturday that snapped its two-game losing streak in the intrastate rivalry.

Middleton scores 29 as Bucks beat Wizards in OT

Khris Middleton scored a career-high 29 points and Brandon Knight added 20 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Washington Wizards 109-105 in overtime Friday night.

Brewers trade Aoki, likely means Braun to RF

The Brewers have traded outfielder Norichika Aoki to the Kansas City Royals, a move that likely means Ryan Braun will move from left to right field in 2014..286 with eight homers, 37 RBIs, 20 steals and

Brewers Spring Training tickets on sale Friday

While winter may not officially be here yet, the baseball season is fast approaching as Brewers pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Spring Training in 72 days. And, as the Hot Stove season

Drummond carries Pistons past Bucks 105-98

Andre Drummond had 24 points and 19 rebounds and the Detroit Pistons rode a strong second-half performance to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-98 Wednesday night.

Packers aren't ruling out Rodgers for Sunday

The Green Bay Packers aren't ruling out Aaron Rodgers even though the star quarterback hasn't yet been medically cleared to play since breaking his left collarbone a month ago.

Crawford leads Celtics to 108-100 win over Bucks

Jordan Crawford scored 25 points, Jeff Green added 18 and the Boston Celtics avoided a third loss to struggling Milwaukee this season by beating the Bucks 108-100 Tuesday night.

Badgers selected for All-Big Ten honors

Led by a consensus first-team selection on both sides of the ball, Wisconsin placed 14 players on the 2013 All-Big Ten teams announced Monday by the league.

Penn State hangs on, upsets No. 14 Wisconsin 31-24

Christian Hackenberg threw for 339 yards and four touchdowns, and Penn State pounced on a slew of blunders before holding off a late rally to upset No. 14 Wisconsin 31-24 on Saturday.

Jefferson, Bobcats extend Bucks' skid to 11

Al Jefferson posted season highs with 23 points and 12 rebounds, and the Charlotte Bobcats handed the Milwaukee Bucks their 11th straight loss with a 92-76 victory on Friday night.

No. 14 Wisconsin seeks BCS boost against Penn State

The Badgers have been to three straight Rose Bowls, though their hopes of playing for another Big Ten title were dashed this year with a loss to Ohio State.

Lions score 37 straight in 40-10 rout over Packers

Matthew Stafford made up for some mistakes with three touchdown passes, including one to Calvin Johnson, to help the Detroit Lions score 37 straight points after an awful start to beat the Green Bay Packers

Brewers' Braun has regrets, meets with Laurenzi

Brewers slugger Ryan Braun is talking publicly for the first time since accepting a season-ending suspension for violating Major League Baseball's anti-drug agreement.Braun was taking part in a food drive

Packers rule out QB Rodgers vs Lions

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers will miss his third consecutive game, and Matt Flynn will become the Green Bay Packers' fourth starting quarterback of the season Thursday when the Packers play the Lions in Detroit.Rodgers,

Gortat, Wall lead Wizards over Bucks in OT, 100-92

Marcin Gortat scored 25 points and John Wall added 19 points to lead the Washington Wizards to a 100-92 overtime win against Milwaukee on Wednesday night that extend the Bucks' losing streak to 10 games.Milwaukee's

Brewers' Braun has regrets, meets with Laurenzi

Brewers slugger Ryan Braun is talking publicly for the first time since accepting a season-ending suspension for violating Major League Baseball's anti-drug agreement.

Outdoors with Lauren: Deer Hunting

One thing I've picked up on since I moved to Wisconsin is that gun deer hunting in this state is more to people than just hunting. It's a culture. On this weeks Outdoors with Lauren I take you on the hunt

Packers unsure of QB for game against Lions

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said the chances of Aaron Rodgers playing Thursday's Thanksgiving game at Detroit are "slim to none."

Steady seniors help Andersen lead No. 14 Wisconsin

With one game left, Wisconsin is just one spot from a Top 14 ranking in the BCS standings and eligibility for an at-large berth in a premier bowl game.

Vikings and Packers play to a 26-26 tie

The Packers' losing streak without Aaron Rodgers is over, though the frustration continues in Titletown.

Kaminsky helps Wisconsin beat Oral Roberts 76-67

Frank Kaminsky scored 21 points to lead five Wisconsin players in double figures, helping the 12th ranked Badgers hold off Oral Roberts 76-67 on Saturday night.

Jefferson leads Bobcats to 96-72 rout of Bucks

Al Jefferson scored 19 points, Gerald Henderson added 17 and the Charlotte Bobcats handed the Milwaukee Bucks their eighth straight loss in a 96-72 win Saturday night.

Wisconsin beats Minnesota for 10th straight time

James White rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Wisconsin beat Minnesota for the 10th straight time in a 20-7 victory on Saturday.

Packers' secondary banged up for Vikings game

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will not play against Minnesota on Sunday after hinting earlier in the week he might have a chance.

Trail Blazers beat Bucks 91-82, win 8th straight

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points, Damian Lillard added 19 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 Wednesday night for their eighth straight win.Wesley Matthews had 15 points, all

Outdoors with Lauren: Deer Disease

With just four days left until opening day for gun deer season, the DNR wants to raise awareness on a disease that deer can carry.DNR Warden Ben Herzfeldt explains, "CWD or chronic wasting disease. It

No. 12 Wisconsin beats North Dakota 103-85

Frank Kaminsky scored a school-record 43 points, and No. 12 Wisconsin shot a blistering 59 percent from the field to beat pesky North Dakota 103-85 on Tuesday night.Kaminsky, a junior who became a starter

Tolzien will start for Packers against Vikings

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Scott Tolzien will remain the starting quarterback as Aaron Rodgers continues to recover from a broken collarbone.

Packers fall to Giants 27-13, lose 3rd straight

Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul scored on a spectacular, leaping 24-yard fourth-quarter interception return and the resurgent New York Giants won their fourth game in a row with a 27-13 victory over the slumping and injured-riddled Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

No. 20 Wisconsin rallies to beat Green Bay 69-66

Frank Kaminsky scored 16 points and Sam Dekker added 13 to help No. 20 Wisconsin rally for a 69-66 win over Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday night.

Westbrook scores 26, Thunder beat Bucks 92-79

O.J. Mayo scored 22 points for the Bucks, losers of five straight who continue to play short-handed because of injuries.

No. 17 Wisconsin beats Indiana 51-3

James White rushed for a career-high 205 yards and Melvin Gordon added 146 as No. 17 Wisconsin beat Indiana 51-3 on Saturday.

No. 10 Ohio State beats No. 17 Marquette 52-35

Shannon Scott scored 13 points and sparked a decisive second-half run, and No. 10 Ohio State pulled away over cold-shooting No. 17 Marquette for a 52-35 win Saturday.

Injured Packers TE Finley plans to have surgery

Packers tight end Jermichael Finley plans to have spinal fusion surgery and intends to play football again.

No. 20 Wisconsin holds off No. 11 Florida 59-53

Sam Dekker scored 16 points, Traevon Jackson added 13 and No. 20 Wisconsin overcame a sloppy start Tuesday night to hold off No. 11 Florida in its home opener, 59-53.The Gators turned up their backcourt

Outdoors with Lauren: Ice Fishing with Technology

With dropping temperatures avid outdoors men are looking forward to ice fishing, but it's important to prepare for the cold weather..  Deep Freeze owner Brad Zdroik was fed up Sitting over his ice fishing

List of concerns grows for Packers

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is more concerned with the way his defense is playing than he is about the revolving door he has at quarterback or the team's seemingly endless list of injuries.

Bucks' Sanders out 6 weeks after thumb surgery

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders will miss approximately six weeks after having surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb sustained in a fight at a nightclub.

QB John Skelton headed to Green Bay for workout with Packers

Sources just confirmed with Newsline 9 Sports Director Lauren Magiera that free-agent quarterback John Skelton is on his way to Green Bay for a workout with the Packers.Skelton was drafted by the Arizona

Tolzien steps in for Wallace, Eagles beat Packers 27-13

The Packers went to third string quarterback Scott Tolzien after Seneca Wallace injured his groin and Green Bay fell to the Philadelphia Eagles 27-13 Sunday at Lambeau Field.

Johnson widens points lead on Kenseth's bad day

Jimmie Johnson has taken control of the championship battle following a disastrous performance by Matt Kenseth at Phoenix International Raceway.

Ellis scores 18, Mavericks beat Bucks 91-83

Monta Ellis got the best of his former team, shaking off boos from the crowd while contributing 18 points and five assists as the Dallas Mavericks held off the Milwaukee Bucks 91-83 on Saturday night.

White has 3 TDs, No. 21 Badgers ground BYU 27-17

James White ran for two touchdowns and caught a pass for another score, and No. 21 Wisconsin stalled BYU's fast-paced offense in a 27-17 victory Saturday.

Packers D preps for Foles, Eagles

The Green Bay Packers have officially ruled out injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers from playing Sunday against Philadelphia.

Gardner leads No. 17 Marquette past Southern

Davante Gardner scored 25 points to help No. 17 Marquette beat Southern 63-56 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

No. 20 Wisconsin opens season with win

Josh Gasser, who missed last season with a knee injury, scored 19 points and No. 20 Wisconsin opened the season with an 86-75 victory over St. John's on Friday night.

No charges in fight involving Bucks' Sanders

Authorities in Milwaukee say they won't charge anyone in a nightclub fight that left Bucks center Larry Sanders with an injured thumb.Sanders sat out Wednesday night's game against Cleveland with a sore

Bucks' Sanders sidelined by thumb injury

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee center Larry Sanders will sit out the Bucks' game Wednesday night against Cleveland because of a thumb injury apparently sustained in an off-court incident."It was reported

Mayo leads Bucks over Cavs

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- O.J. Mayo scored 28 points, including six 3-pointers, and Gary Neal had 12 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter as the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks held off the Cleveland Cavaliers

Packers place TE Finley on injured reserve

Packers tight end Jermichael Finley is done for the season after the team placed him on injured reserve.General manager Ted Thompson announced the move Tuesday. Finley had to be carried off on a stretcher

Outdoors with Lauren: Gunsmith Jake

A lot of people take pride in owning a gun whether it's a family heirloom or a hunting weapon. Nobody understands the value of a gun like Jake Schira.  On this weeks Outdoors with Lauren "Gunsmith Jake

With Rodgers sidelined, Bears beat Packers 27-20

Josh McCown won the battle of the backups after Aaron Rodgers was hurt, getting lots of help from Brandon Marshall and Matt Forte to give the Chicago Bears a 27-20 win over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night.

Packers WR Jones questionable for Monday night

Veteran wide receiver James Jones practiced again Saturday and has been listed by the team as questionable for Monday night's game against NFC North rival Chicago.

Wisconsin end skid with 75-63 win over Illinois

Sam Dekker and Ben Brust scored 16 points apiece Tuesday and Wisconsin ended a two-game losing streak with a 75-63 win at Illinois.Traevon Jackson and Nigel Hayes had 14 each for Wisconsin (18-5, 5-5 Big

Chandler leads Nuggets past Bucks, 110-100

Wilson Chandler scored seven of his 24 points in the final 1:52 and the Denver Nuggets held on to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Wednesday night.Ty Lawson had 18 points and 13 assists and Randy Foye

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