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Viterbo volleyball ranked No. 4 in preseason NAIA poll

Despite losing one of its best hitters, setters and liberos in school history to graduation, the Viterbo University women’s volleyball team heads into the season ranked No. 4 in the NAIA — its highest-ever preseason rank. Viterbo ended last season ranked third with a 39-2 — its fourth consecutive 39-win season — and a third consecutive […]

Grumpy Old Men: Rodgers calls effort at practice “piss poor.”

Aaron Rodgers isn’t quite in the category of Grumpy Old Men, but the 34-year-old quarterback is a little annoyed with training camp. “I’m getting older and grumpier,” Rodgers said Tuesday, according to ESPN. “I’ve been at this for a long time. I’m tired, too; we’re all a little tired. When you get a little tired, […]

Reliving Brett Favre’s trade to the N.Y. Jets, which happened 10 years ago today

The whole process may have began July 17, but three weeks and a whole lot of drama later, the Green Bay Packers traded Brett Favre to the New York Jets, 10 years ago today. ESPN took a look back (here) on the deal that led to the rise of Aaron Rodgers, a 2011 Super Bowl […]

Listen to how Jerry Kramer negotiated his contract 60 years ago

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Bucks release Brandon Jennings, hours before $2.2 million contract became guarnateed

The Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, waived guard Brandon Jennings before his $2.2 million salary for this coming season kicked in. That money would have been guaranteed had the team not waived him by Wednesday. The 28-year-old Jennings was a rookie phenom for Milwaukee back in 2009, including a Bucks rookie record 55-point game — his seventh […]

Hawks trade Schröeder for Carmelo & a 1st round pick, then will likely waive 34-year-old

Carmelo Anthony appears to be headed to Atlanta. The Hawks appear to be sending Dennis Schröder to Oklahoma City for Anthony and a protected first-round pick (1-14). Atlanta will immediately waive the 34-year-old Anthony, who is rumored to be interested in joining the Houston Rockets. Anthony would make $27.9 million this season. The 24-year-old Schröder […]

WATCH: Aaron Rodgers, Danica Patrick in hilarious “movie trailer”

Check out Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers in “Me, Danica,” movie trailer. This ESPYS skit by #AaronRodgers and #DanicaPatrick is the best thing you’ll see all week! 🤣🤣 Posted by GreenBay Packer Nation on Thursday, July 19, 2018   Related posts: It’s official, Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers sitting in a tree Bring on the […]

Here’s what Scherzer and Sale had to say about La Crosse before last year’s all-star game

For the second consecutive season, two former La Crosse Loggers will face off against each other as starters in the MLB All-Star game tonight. For the American League, Chris Sale (above, right) gets the start for the Boston Red Sox. The 29-year-old played for the Loggers back in 2008. In the National League, pitching for […]

Brewers add another, now sending five to all-star game

Another Milwaukee Brewer is headed to the all-star game. Wednesday, Jesus Aguilar won the Final Vote to earn a spot in the July 17 showcase. Thursday, it was reliever Jeremy Jeffress that will join his four other Milwaukee teammates. Perseverance paid off for All-Star @JMontana41. #ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/SJpFHd6NrL — Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) July 13, 2018 The […]

DEADLINE 3 p.m. today to get Brewers Jesús Aguilar, Twins Eddie Rosario into all-star game

The Milwaukee Brewers have three all-stars … so far. One of those, Christian Yelich, got some revenge on his old team Tuesday, going 3-for-5 with four RBI in leading Milwaukee to an 8-4 win over Miami. The Brewers other two all-stars are newcomer Lorenzo Cain in the outfield and second-year player, relief pitcher Josh Hader. […]

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