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Detroit signs ex-Packers WR Geronimo Allison

He was an undrafted free agent pickup by the Green Bay Packers in 2016. It’s hard to say Geronimo Allison never worked out for the Packers, given that fact. Now, the 26-year-old receiver is headed to the Detroit Lions. Allison signed a one-year, $910,000 contract with the NFC North rival, according to the NFL Network. […]

Central’s Johnny Davis named AP Player of Year

There was no ability for him to lead his team to a state title. Johnny Davis did help get Central High School’s boys basketball team to a win within qualifying for the state tournament, but, like everything else, the season was cancelled due to precautions with the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be no replacing what […]

Aquinas father-daughter named AP Coach, Player of the Year

No third consecutive state title. Robbed amid the a global pandemic to fight COVID-19, the Aquinas High School girls basketball team had to settle for just getting to the state championship. Thursday, the Blugolds were rewarded a bit more. Aquinas senior Lexi Donarski was unanimously named The Associated Press Player of the Year, while her […]

OPENING DAY: Bob Uecker and Brewers baseball on WKTY today

Despite a virus ending sports, Opening Day for the Milwaukee Brewers will still go on today. OK, it won’t be the official Opening Day the Brewers were supposed to be having today. What will happen at 1:10 p.m. on WKTY 96.7 FM / 580 AM is a replay of last year’s Opening Day game against […]

Yelich, Braun leading group in donating 100K relief meals for COVID-19

It’s an organization called California Strong. Founded by Milwaukee Brewers outfielders Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich, among others, it’s coming through in helping those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic. Wednesday, the group announed it will be donating 100,000 meals through Feeding America. It won’t stop there, however. California Strong said this will be the […]

Clemson QB can resume coronavirus GoFundMe, after NCAA ordered it stopped

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — It turns out Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend didn’t do anything wrong when they were trying to help coronavirus victims and their families. What sounded like a noble effort but might have been an NCAA violation is OK after all. The NCAA said Tuesday the couple can resume their fundraising efforts […]

Los Angeles Rams release running back Todd Gurley

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have released Todd Gurley, their superstar running back with a massive contract and a troubling injury history. The Rams made the move Thursday, several minutes before $10.5 million in the three-time Pro Bowl selection’s contract became fully guaranteed. The Rams also cut veteran linebacker Clay Matthews after […]

Starved for sports, ESPN sim. has Badgers winning National Championship

It’s official, the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team has been declared National Champions. OK, it’s not quite official, since the NCAA tournament was cancelled and such, but the next best thing to actually playing and winning the tournament would be ESPN declaring you the champs, right? That’s what happened Wednesday, using “Joe Lunardi’s final […]

New normal: MLB adjusts to coronavirus uncertainty

PHOENIX (AP) — Major league teams adjusted to their strange new normal, with more players returning to their hometowns as they realized baseball won’t be played for months. Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said he feels like he’s “playing hooky” every day as the world fights the new coronavirus pandemic that caused postponement of opening day […]

BREAKING: After state semifinals, WIAA cancels rest of boys and girls basketball seasons

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Immediately following the WIAA high school girls basketball state semifinals on Thursday, the league announced it was cancelling the rest of the boys and girls basketball seasons, due to precautions with the coronavirus. So, Friday’s state semifinals and Saturday’s girls basketball championships, as well as the boys basketball sectional finals and […]

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