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Cain opens floodgates and Peralta rebounds in relief, as Brewers shut out Nationals

MILWAUKEE — Lorenzo Cain’s three-run double with two outs in the seventh inning broke a scoreless tie and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 6-0 Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. In an effort to get pitcher Freddy Peralta back on track, Brewers manager Craig Counsell went with the “opener” concept, bringing in […]

Durant-Harden duel may go distance; Bucks can finish Celtics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant vs. James Harden. This duel may just go the distance, and the two stars know it. Everyone figured the Western Conference semifinal between Golden State and Houston had a chance to be more like the NBA Finals in terms of talent on each side, and now it’s tied at […]

Marquette, Wojciechowski agree to new 5-year contract

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette has announced a new five-year contract for coach Steve Wojciechowski that runs through the 2023-24 season. Wojciechowski led the Golden Eagles to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances and the NIT in his first five years at the school. The former Duke assistant and Blue Devils star is 97-69 overall at […]

Trump awards medal to Tiger Woods, calls him ‘true legend’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump awarded golfer Tiger Woods the nation’s highest civilian honor on Monday, describing the 43-year-old as a “true legend” who transformed golf and then fought through years of injury to return to the sport’s summit. Trump awarded Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He’s the fourth golfer to earn […]

New T-wolves president Rosas vows aggression, collaboration

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gersson Rosas has firsthand experience with success from unconventional strategy from his 17-year run with the Houston Rockets. An outside-the-box approach might be necessary, if the Minnesota Timberwolves are going to catch up in the cutthroat Western Conference. “We’re going to question the norm with everything that we do,” Rosas said. The […]

After long travel delay, Nats lose 5-3 to Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A long night and day of travel for the Washington Nationals got even worse when they wasted a pair of leads, made four errors and lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 Monday night. The Nationals’ charter flight was delayed eight hours as the plane sat on the tarmac at Philadelphia because of […]

Giannis has 39, Bucks beat Celtics 113-101, lead series 3-1

OSTON (AP) — When Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his fourth foul early in the third quarter of a tie game, the Boston Celtics sensed a chance to pull away. Instead, Milwaukee took control. Of the game, and the series. Antetokounmpo watched the Bucks bench open a double-digit lead, then returned with a dominating fourth quarter […]

Washington opens 3-game series at Milwaukee

Washington Nationals (14-19, fourth in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (20-16, third in the NL Central) Milwaukee; Monday, 6 p.m. on WIZM 92.3 FM / 1410 AM PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Max Scherzer (1-4, 4.08 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 62 strikeouts) Brewers: Jhoulys Chacin (1-3, 5.24 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 26 strikeouts) LINE: Nationals favored by 1 […]

Women pushing for new hockey league staring at open calendar

For Kimberly Sass, the decision to risk missing a season of hockey in a bid for a better professional women’s league came down to simple choice. Dollars and cents matter more than ice time and stopping pucks. “In April, I came to realize that after tax write-offs, including equipment, travel and taxes I paid more […]

Yelich wastes no time in return, hits winning HR, leads Majors with 15

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a stellar start to the season, being benched with a sore back began to test Christian Yelich’s patience. Yelich eagerly returned to the Milwaukee lineup on Sunday, hitting his 15th homer, a towering 440-foot shot that caromed off the third deck in right field at Miller Park as the Brewers slipped […]

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