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Brewers find new catcher landing Narváez from Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers acquired catcher Omar Narváez from the Seattle Mariners on Thursday for minor league pitcher Adam Hill and a compensation round pick in next June’s amateur draft. Narváez becomes Milwaukee’s replacement for Yasmani Grandal, who signed a $73 million, four-year contract with the Chicago White Sox. Narváez, 28, was excellent […]

Badgers still cold, losing third consecutive game

RALEIGH, N.C. — Kobe King had 11 points on 4-of-11 shooting as the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team dropped its third consecutive game. Again, the Badgers shot horrendous from the field at 37.5%, including just 5 of 23 from beyond the arc (21.7%), in losing to New Mexico 69-54 in the Big 10/ACC Challenge. […]

Viterbo wins second match at NAIA tourney

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Maya Roberts had 20 kills in leading the Viterbo University volleyball team to another NAIA tournament win. The V-Hawks are now 2-0 in their four-team pool, looking for one more win Thursday to move on as an upper seed in the 16-team championship bracket. Wednesday, Abbey Johnson had 35 assists, while […]

Fresh off undefeated state football championship, Caledonia boys basketball ranked 3rd in first poll

The Caledonia High School boys basketball team enters the season ranked No. 3 in Class 2A in the season’s first poll. Plus, the Warriors have the top two ranked teams coming up on the schedule. A week ago, a lot of players on the Warriors were just wrapping up an undefeated football season, in winning […]

La Crosse’s King, Badgers look to end two-game losing streak tonight

The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team looks to end a two-game losing streak tonight. La Crosse native Kobe King and the Badgers head to NC State (5-3). Wisconsin-NC State begins at 8:15 p.m. tonight on ESPN2. La Crosse native Kobe King is averaging 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, one steal, 1.5 assists and 1.7 turnovers […]

Bucks, Giannis heading into unique territory as they close in on ’71 champs for consecutive wins

The Milwaukee Bucks look to make it 13 consecutive wins tonight on the road. The team with the NBA’s best record (18-3) heads to Detroit to take on the Pistons (8-13). Coverage on WKTY begins at 5:30 p.m. Listen on on 96.7 FM / 580 AM. A win break a tie for the Bucks longest […]

First Grandal, now Moustakas leaves Brewers for big money, long-term deal

After two, one-year contracts with the Milwaukee Brewers, third baseman Mike Moustakas is headed to a rival. The Cincinnati Reds signed a four-year, $64-million contract, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Moustakas will likely play second base for the reds after 999 starts at third base over his career, including all 40 in two years with […]

Brewers shopping Josh Hader?

The Milwaukee Brewers have made closer Josh Hader available in trade talks, multiple sources told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Hader’s salary is partially the reason, as he’s set to earn about $4.6 million next season projects MLB Trade Rumors, although that could end up being the floor. Hader is now permitted to argue in arbitration, as a “Super […]

Rodgers throws 4 TDs, Packers beat skidding Giants 31-13

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers had everything they needed to bounce back from a dismal West Coach performance: Lambeau Field weather on the road, a struggling young opponent and, of course, Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers threw four touchdown passes in the snow and the Packers (9-3) rebounded from an embarrassing 29-point loss […]

Caledonia looks to add to nation’s longest win streak in getting fifth consecutive state championship

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — One more win and the Caledonia High School football team will complete its fifth consecutive undefeated season. To get there, the Warriors will have to beat a team that’s gotten to state six consecutive years, Minneapolis North (12-0). The Polars won a Class 1A title over Rushford-Peterson in 2016, losing the 1A […]

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