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NFL commissioner, players' union angrily denounce Trump

The NFL and its players' union has angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that team owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem   "when somebody disrespects our flag."  

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Packers president/CEO reacts to President Trump's remarks

The Packers president and CEO has made his opinion known in regard to President's Trump's tweet suggesting that team owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem.     

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Shaw's 2-run homer in 10th stuns Cubs, gives Brewers 4-3 win

Travis Shaw hit a game-winning two-run homer with one out in the 10th inning off All-Star closer Wade Davis, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Shaw jumped up and down near the plate as he waited for the ball to clear the left-field fence. The Brewers had lost the first two games of the pivotal series in extra innings. Milwaukee moved back to within 4 1/2 games of NL Central-leading Chicago and 1 1/2 games back of Colorado for a wild-card s... More>>

Badgers grab their second win of the season with 4-0 win over Lindenwood Video included

Four different Badgers scored to push No. 2 Wisconsin women’s hockey past Lindenwood, 4-0, on Saturday afternoon in front of a sell-out crowd at LaBahn Arena. 

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Cubs take control in NL Central with 5-4 win over Brewers

Pinch-hitter Tommy La Stella drew a bases-loaded walk off All-Star closer Corey Knebel with one out in the 10th inning, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Friday night to tighten their grip on the NL Central.    The Cubs hold a five-game lead with nine days left in the regular season after winning their second straight tense game over the Brewers. Milwaukee dropped into third in the division, 5 1/2 games behind Chicago, after St. Louis beat Pittsburgh... More>>

Badgers women's hockey nets a win in season opener Video included

The Badgers women's hockey team started the season on a winning note. No. 2 Wisconsin downed Lindenwood 3-1 on Friday night. 

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College Volleyball: No. 5 Badgers drop first match of the season to Michigan State Video included

The fifth-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team got a tough opening to  Big Ten Conference play, falling to Michigan State, 3-2, on Friday night in the UW Field House. The Spartans edged the Badgers 14-25, 25-18, 25-22, 22-25, 15-13.

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End Zone -- Week 6 Video included

  Scores and some highlights from week-6 of WIAA football from around the Madison area.

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Injured Brewers minor leaguer moved to Venezuelan hospital

Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer Julio Mendez, who was seriously hurt after being hit in the chest by a pitch last month, has been moved to a hospital in his home country of Venezuela.    Brewers general manager David Stearns says Mendez remains in critical but stable condition at the Venezuelan hospital after being moved at the request of his family. The Brewers say that Mendez suffered a cardiac event after getting hit by the pitch during a Rookie League game on August 26 i... More>>

Former Badger Brian Butch named to inaugural coaching staff for Wisconsin Herd

The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, named Steve Payne, Justin Wetzel and Jamaal Benjamin as Assistant Coaches for the team’s inaugural 2017-18 season. Appleton West High School standout and former University of Wisconsin Badger, Brian Butch, will join the Herd as a Coaching Associate. Jordan Martz was named the team’s Video Coordinator.

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Hot, sticky for Sunday's Packers game, but bring a coat

The forecast for Sunday's Green Bay Packers game at Lambeau Field is hot, sticky and far from frozen.    Records show the last time temperatures for a regular season game at Lambeau soared into the 80s was October 6, 1963 when the mercury reached 84 degrees. WLUK -TV says the forecast for the afternoon game against the Cincinnati Bengals calls for sunshine and a high of 86.    Packers coach Mike McCarthy doesn't expect the weather to be a factor in the game.  ... More>>

Week 4 of Sports Extra Video included

On Week 4 of Sports Extra, the crew breaks down the Packers/Bengals game. Plus, John Paulsen from 4for4.com chimes in with some fantasy football advice. More>>

Bucks part ways with Koenig

The Milwaukee Bucks have parted ways with in-state product Bronson Koenig. The team requested waivers on the former Badgers star. 

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Nebraska Fires AD, a Wisconsin Native

Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst (of Lone Rock, Wisconsin), citing his failure to improve "on-field performance" by the Cornhuskers. Chancellor Ronnie Green announced the move Thursday. Eichorst joined Nebraska in October 2012, and has about $1.7 million remaining on a contract that runs through June 2019. Green praised Eichorst but says his "efforts have not translated into on-field performance. Green says winning "can and often does happen in... More>>

Nick Perry latest key Packer to go down with injury

The banged-up Green Bay Packers have lost another key player to injury with outside linebacker Nick Perry scheduled to have hand surgery.    Coach Mike McCarthy says he doesn't know how much time Perry will miss. He was off to a good start as the bookend to fellow edge rusher Clay Matthews with 1 1/2 sacks.  

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A Family Affair: Capitols Return Home to Cap Ice Arena Video included

After a few years of play at Alliant Energy Center, the Madison Capitols of the USHL are heading back to Capitol Ice Arena in Middleton.  It's a homecoming - because those running the team are also those running the rink.

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Frazier's walk-off homer lifts Pirates by Brewers 6-4

Adam Frazier hit a two-run homer off Milwaukee closer Corey Knebel with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-4 victory on Wednesday night.    

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Packers dealing with injuries going into game vs Bengals

The banged-up Green Bay Packers are starting practice this week with about a dozen players on the injury report.    Receivers Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb, along with defensive lineman Mike Daniels were among the notable Packers who left last week's 34-23 loss to Atlanta with injuries.    The Packers were already without starting offensive tackles David Bakhtiari and Bryan Bulaga.   

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"Ron Wolf Way" opens in Green Bay Video included

The architect of the Packers' Super Bowl 31 championship team received a new honor Tuesday.

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Santana homers, Brewers keep pace in NL Central with 1-0 win

Chase Anderson had eight strikeouts in six innings, Domingo Santana homered and the Milwaukee Brewers shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight day, 1-0 on Tuesday night.    

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  • Bucks sign Rush to training camp deal

    Bucks sign Rush to training camp deal

    The Milwaukee Bucks have signed veteran guard/forward Brandon Rush to a training camp contract.

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    The Milwaukee Bucks have signed veteran guard/forward Brandon Rush to a training camp contract.

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  • Claudia Kepler transferred to UW for one season, Her senior season

    Claudia Kepler transferred to UW for one season, Her senior season

    Verona native Claudia Kepler can officially say playing hockey has reached a dream come true. After sitting out a year, Kepler is playing her final season of college hockey as a Badger.

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    Verona native Claudia Kepler can officially say playing hockey has reached a dream come true. After sitting out a year, Kepler is playing her final season of college hockey as a Badger.

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  • Bucks re-sign 40-year-old G Jason Terry

    Bucks re-sign 40-year-old G Jason Terry

    The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed Jason Terry after the veteran guard shot 42.7 percent from 3-point range last season.    The Bucks announced the contract Monday night. There was no word on the length or value of the deal.    T

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    The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed Jason Terry after the veteran guard shot 42.7 percent from 3-point range last season.    The Bucks announced the contract Monday night. There was no word on the length or value of the deal.    T

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  • Suter, Braun help Brewers beat Bucs to gain in playoff race

    Suter, Braun help Brewers beat Bucs to gain in playoff race

    Brent Suter pitched five efficient innings, Ryan Braun homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 on Monday night to gain ground in the NL playoff chase.    

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    Brent Suter pitched five efficient innings, Ryan Braun homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 on Monday night to gain ground in the NL playoff chase.    

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  • Badgers men's hockey picked third in Big Ten

    Badgers men's hockey picked third in Big Ten

    The Badgers men's hockey team has been picked to finish third in the Big Ten by the league coaches. Three Badgers were named to the preseason watch list. Cameron Hughes, Trent Frederic and incoming transfer Kyle Hayton made the list. Frederic was a unanimous selection. 

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    The Badgers men's hockey team has been picked to finish third in the Big Ten by the league coaches. Three Badgers were named to the preseason watch list. Cameron Hughes, Trent Frederic and incoming transfer Kyle Hayton made the list. Frederic was a unanimous selection. 

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  • Hornibrook named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week

    Hornibrook named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week

    Badgers quarterback Alex Hornibrook has been named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career. The sophomore set the school record for completion percentage in a game by completing 94.7 percent of his passes in the victory over BYU. 

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    Badgers quarterback Alex Hornibrook has been named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career. The sophomore set the school record for completion percentage in a game by completing 94.7 percent of his passes in the victory over BYU. 

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  • Falcons with a repeat performance in 34-23 win over Packers

    Falcons with a repeat performance in 34-23 win over Packers

    Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating victory Sunday night.

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    Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the way to a dominating victory Sunday night.

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  • QB Hornibrook Shines in Badgers' Win Over BYU

    QB Hornibrook Shines in Badgers' Win Over BYU

    The Badgers' 40-6 win at BYU on Saturday was more than just their third win of the season.  Both sides of the ball dominated in the game, but sophomore Alex Hornibrook showed that he can be a good quarterback that can lead this offense.

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    The Badgers' 40-6 win at BYU on Saturday was more than just their third win of the season.  Both sides of the ball dominated in the game, but sophomore Alex Hornibrook showed that he can be a good quarterback that can lead this offense.

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  • Titletown Park opens

    Titletown Park opens

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    The newest addition to the Packers Titletown District is now officially open.   

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    The newest addition to the Packers Titletown District is now officially open.   

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  • Wisconsin Fans Bring Badger Pre-Gaming to Provo for BYU Game

    Wisconsin Fans Bring Badger Pre-Gaming to Provo for BYU Game

    Provo, Utah only has two bars.  Two bars to deal with the influx of Badger fans who headed there for Saturday's Wisconsin-BYU game.  One of those bars, ABG's Bar, opened five hours earlier than normal after getting a hint that Wisconsin fans might be interested.

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    Provo, Utah only has two bars.  Two bars to deal with the influx of Badger fans who headed there for Saturday's Wisconsin-BYU game.  One of those bars, ABG's Bar, opened five hours earlier than normal after getting a hint that Wisconsin fans might be interested.

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  • No. 10 Wisconsin rolls, 40-6, over BYU

    No. 10 Wisconsin rolls, 40-6, over BYU

    Alex Hornibrook threw for four touchdowns and 256 yards as No. 10 Wisconsin eased to a 40-6 victory over BYU on Saturday. The Badgers (3-0) met little resistance as they put the game away in the first half and led 24-6 at halftime. Hornibrook missed on only one pass all day. He completed 10 of 11 passes in the first half for 149 yards and two touchdowns. The second half was more of the same as he hit on all eight attempts. The sophomore put up career highs in passing yards, passing ...More >>
    Alex Hornibrook threw for four touchdowns and 256 yards as No. 10 Wisconsin eased to a 40-6 victory over BYU on Saturday. The Badgers (3-0) met little resistance as they put the game away in the first half and led 24-6 at halftime. Hornibrook missed on only one pass all day. He completed 10 of 11 passes in the first half for 149 yards and two touchdowns. The second half was more of the same as he hit on all eight attempts. The sophomore put up career highs in passing yards, passing ...More >>
  • End Zone -- Week 5 Scores

    End Zone -- Week 5 Scores

    Abbotsford 19, Assumption 7    Alden-Hebron, Ill. def. Watertown Maranatha Baptist, forfeit    Almond-Bancroft 56, Blair-Taylor 19    Altoona 35, Neillsville 0    Amherst 47, Bonduel 20    Antigo 48, Rhinelander 7    Appleton North 49, Appleton East 7    Arcadia 35, Luther 6    Arrowhead 41, Waukesha South 19    Ashland 16, Merrill 12    Athens 14, Greenwood/Granton 12    Aubu...More >>
    Abbotsford 19, Assumption 7    Alden-Hebron, Ill. def. Watertown Maranatha Baptist, forfeit    Almond-Bancroft 56, Blair-Taylor 19    Altoona 35, Neillsville 0    Amherst 47, Bonduel 20    Antigo 48, Rhinelander 7    Appleton North 49, Appleton East 7    Arcadia 35, Luther 6    Arrowhead 41, Waukesha South 19    Ashland 16, Merrill 12    Athens 14, Greenwood/Granton 12    Aubu...More >>
  • Badgers will play through elevation in first road game of 2017

    Badgers will play through elevation in first road game of 2017

    Provo, Utah is the third largest city in the state, and it's also one of the highest in elevation as the Badgers will battle higher altitude on Saturday in their first road game of the season against BYU at Levell Edwards Stadium.

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    Provo, Utah is the third largest city in the state, and it's also one of the highest in elevation as the Badgers will battle higher altitude on Saturday in their first road game of the season against BYU at Levell Edwards Stadium.

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  • Week 3 of Sports Extra

    Week 3 of Sports Extra

    On Week 3 of Sports Extra, the crew breaks down the Badgers' trip to Utah to take on BYU. They also discuss the rematch in Atlanta as the Packers take on the Falcons. Plus, Derek Lofland from fantasyfootballmaniax.com chimes in with some fantasy football advice.More >>
    On Week 3 of Sports Extra, the crew breaks down the Badgers' trip to Utah to take on BYU. They also discuss the rematch in Atlanta as the Packers take on the Falcons. Plus, Derek Lofland from fantasyfootballmaniax.com chimes in with some fantasy football advice.More >>
  • #6 Badgers Lose Set to Marquette, But Improve to 8-0

    #6 Badgers Lose Set to Marquette, But Improve to 8-0

    Despite losing its first set of the season, the fifth-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team rallied to defeat in-state rival Marquette 19-25, 25-13, 25-21, 26-24 in the first round of the Badger Classic on Thursday night in the UW Field House. -          The Badgers remain undefeated at 8-0. Marquette falls to 5-5. -          Senior Kelli Bates led the Badgers with 17 kills while senior La...More >>
    Despite losing its first set of the season, the fifth-ranked Wisconsin volleyball team rallied to defeat in-state rival Marquette 19-25, 25-13, 25-21, 26-24 in the first round of the Badger Classic on Thursday night in the UW Field House. -          The Badgers remain undefeated at 8-0. Marquette falls to 5-5. -          Senior Kelli Bates led the Badgers with 17 kills while senior La...More >>
  • Badgers Men's Hoops Student Tickets Sell Out in Minutes

    Badgers Men's Hoops Student Tickets Sell Out in Minutes

    Tickets for the Wisconsin men’s basketball Grateful Red student section went on sale Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7 a.m. CT. By 7:12 a.m., all 2,100 tickets were gone. With the sellout, the student section at the Kohl Center for Wisconsin basketball has completely sold out for 13 of the last 16 seasons. Wisconsin led the Big Ten Conference in attendance this past season and ranked No. 6 nationally. The Badgers have led the Big Ten in attendance in 11 of the last 15 years. UW has fin...More >>
    Tickets for the Wisconsin men’s basketball Grateful Red student section went on sale Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7 a.m. CT. By 7:12 a.m., all 2,100 tickets were gone. With the sellout, the student section at the Kohl Center for Wisconsin basketball has completely sold out for 13 of the last 16 seasons. Wisconsin led the Big Ten Conference in attendance this past season and ranked No. 6 nationally. The Badgers have led the Big Ten in attendance in 11 of the last 15 years. UW has fin...More >>
  • Thames homers, Anderson solid as Brewers beat Pirates 8-2

    Thames homers, Anderson solid as Brewers beat Pirates 8-2

    Eric Thames hit his team-high 30th homer , Chase Anderson pitched effectively on three days' rest and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-2 on Wednesday night. Center fielder Brett Phillips added two hits and three RBIs, and also threw out a runner at the plate for the Brewers. They have won five of their last six games as they try to keep pace with the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs. Milwaukee got to Tyler Glasnow (2-7) for five runs, four hits and six walks over 2...More >>
    Eric Thames hit his team-high 30th homer , Chase Anderson pitched effectively on three days' rest and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-2 on Wednesday night. Center fielder Brett Phillips added two hits and three RBIs, and also threw out a runner at the plate for the Brewers. They have won five of their last six games as they try to keep pace with the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs. Milwaukee got to Tyler Glasnow (2-7) for five runs, four hits and six walks over 2...More >>
  • Tickets for Brewers-Marlins series go on sale Thursday

    Tickets for Brewers-Marlins series go on sale Thursday

    Tickets go on sale Thursday morning for the Milwaukee Brewers' unexpected series at Miller Park with the Miami Marlins this weekend. The series was moved from Miami on Wednesday with South Florida still dealing with the aftereffects of Hurricane Irma. The Brewers will technically be visiting the team in their own ballpark. Because of last-minute staffing issues, only field level tickets will be sold for Friday night's game, leaving a capacity at Miller Park of about 10,000 fans. The...More >>
    Tickets go on sale Thursday morning for the Milwaukee Brewers' unexpected series at Miller Park with the Miami Marlins this weekend. The series was moved from Miami on Wednesday with South Florida still dealing with the aftereffects of Hurricane Irma. The Brewers will technically be visiting the team in their own ballpark. Because of last-minute staffing issues, only field level tickets will be sold for Friday night's game, leaving a capacity at Miller Park of about 10,000 fans. The...More >>
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  • Spieth leading going into weekend at Birkdale

    Spieth leading going into weekend at Birkdale

    Jordan Spieth finished off a windy and wet second round of the British Open with a 1-under 69 to take the lead.    

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    Jordan Spieth finished off a windy and wet second round of the British Open with a 1-under 69 to take the lead.    

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  • Kuchar posts career-best in major to share lead

    Kuchar posts career-best in major to share lead

    Matt Kuchar matched the best front-nine score ever at Royal Birkdale. And even following that with nothing but pars on the back nine, the American still shot his best score in a major.    Kuchar saved par from behind the 18th green and shot 5-under 65 to share the lead with Jordan Spieth and U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the British Open. 

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    Matt Kuchar matched the best front-nine score ever at Royal Birkdale. And even following that with nothing but pars on the back nine, the American still shot his best score in a major.    Kuchar saved par from behind the 18th green and shot 5-under 65 to share the lead with Jordan Spieth and U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the British Open. 

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  • Paul Broadhurst is early leader at Champions stop in Madison

    Paul Broadhurst is early leader at Champions stop in Madison

    Paul Broadhurst is the leader after the first round of the PGA Champions Tour stop in Wisconsin.    Broadhurst shot a 9-under 63 in the American Family Insurance Championship. He has a two-shot lead over Brian Henninger. Broadhurst had a good day especially considering that this was his first time playing the University Ridge course in Madison.    Tournament host Steve Stricker is locked in a three-way tie for third at 6 under. Stricker, who turned 50 this year, is...More >>
    Paul Broadhurst is the leader after the first round of the PGA Champions Tour stop in Wisconsin.    Broadhurst shot a 9-under 63 in the American Family Insurance Championship. He has a two-shot lead over Brian Henninger. Broadhurst had a good day especially considering that this was his first time playing the University Ridge course in Madison.    Tournament host Steve Stricker is locked in a three-way tie for third at 6 under. Stricker, who turned 50 this year, is...More >>
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