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    QB O'Brien leaves Badgers

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    Danny O'Brien has left the University of Wisconsin football team.

    Just a year after transferring from Maryland to Wisconsin, O'Brien won't be back, buried on this year's depth chart.

    %PM, %13 %884 %2013 %15:%Jun

    Westby title did in by one mistake

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    GRAND CHUTE, Wis. – The game was in hand. A state championship was in sight.

    And then it all slipped away.

    %PM, %17 %995 %2013 %17:%Jun

    Milwaukee rejoice: Monta's leaving

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    It appears to be a sad day in Milwaukee.

    Shooting guard Monta Ellis opted out of his one-year, $11 million player option and declined the Milwaukee Bucks three-year, $36 million offer to test free agency.

    Appearances can be deceiving.

    %PM, %18 %952 %2013 %16:%Jun

    Miami to cover Green ... now

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    It’s all over.

    The San Antonio run to a fifth NBA Championship since 1999 ends tonight.

    It’s Game 6. The Spurs have a 3-2 series lead over the Miami Heat. And Danny Green was on his way to being the Finals MVP, mainly because he’s currently 25-for-38 from beyond the arc, but not anymore. None of that matters now. Now that Chris Bosh has spoken.

    "He has a knack for shooting, but he won't be open tonight," Bosh said Tuesday. "We'll see how he shoots with somebody always on him."

    %PM, %20 %929 %2013 %16:%Jun

    Rudd running toward Team USA

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    DES MOINES, Iowa - You may remember this name: Julia Rudd.

    She was the 2004 Division III National Champion in the Steeplechase for UW-La Crosse. She’s an 11 time All-American and is the UW-L record holder in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter steeplechase races.

    %PM, %20 %040 %2013 %18:%Jun

    Game 7: Spurs-Heat

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    Game 7: This is all I wanted, one game for the championship.

    It makes you kind of wish every sport had a one-game playoff like the two most popular postseasons – the NFL and the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

    But, here we go, one game between two teams that are so unalike.

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    Bucks: Goodbye J.J., Hello O.J.

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    Goodbye J.J. Hello O.J. ... Mayo that is.

    The Milwaukee Bucks have reportedly signed shooting guard O.J. Mayo on Wednesday, a day after trading shooting guard J.J. Reddick.

    %AM, %07 %649 %2013 %09:%Jul

    Brewers need a maid

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    It’s time to clean house.

    The Brewers are awful. Big surprise. They have the fourth-worst record in baseball (35-51) behind the Miami Marlins (32-54), Houston Astros (32-56) and Chicago White Sox (34-50).

    They aren’t going to win anything any time soon and the couple studs they have are in their prime. But if they’re not winning with them now, then it’s time to ship them, right?

    %PM, %12 %937 %2013 %16:%Jul

    Teague or Jennings?

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    Nobody wants Brandon Jennings.

    Not even the Milwaukee Bucks … hopefully.

    %PM, %15 %023 %2013 %18:%Jul

    Bucks back to the drawing board

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    The Milwaukee Bucks point guard options got a bit thinner Saturday.

    Atlanta’s 25-year-old point guard, Jeff Teague, will be retained. The Hawks matched the Bucks’ four-year, $32 million offer.

    Now, it’s back to disgruntled Brandon Jennings, who, sources have said, does not want to play in Milwaukee next season.

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