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Wisconsin Sports

Brewers clinch 4th straight playoff berth with win vs Cubs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Piña homered twice, Eduardo Escobar and Jace Peterson also connected, and the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their fourth straight postseason berth with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Brewers won for the seventh time in nine games to ensure ...

Packers placing Za’Darius Smith on injured reserve

The back issue that bothered Green Bay outside linebacker Za Darius Smith throughout the preseason will now force the Packers to play without their Pro Bowl pass rusher for the next few weeks. Green Bay placed Smith on injured reserve Friday, which means he will miss at least the next ...

Brewers rally to top Cubs, 8-5

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kolten Wong hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers moved closer to a playoff berth by beating the Chicago Cubs 8-5 on Friday night. The Brewers’ magic number for wrapping up the NL Central title fell to four. Their magic ...

Niagara volleyball spikes Oneida

NIAGARA, Wis. — Niagara made a sweep of its homecoming volleyball match Thursday, defeating Oneida Nation 25-15, 25-12 and 25-8. “My team is really playing up to their potential, and every girl is contributing to our current success,” said coach Carol St. Arnauld. “One of our goals ...

After ‘just one game,’ Packers host Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP)  The Green Bay Packers don t believe a lopsided loss to start the season should impact their sky-high expectations for what they can accomplish this year. But it sure raises the stakes as they prepare to face the Detroit Lions in a Monday night home opener. Green ...

Tigers complete 2-game sweep of Brewers

DETROIT (AP) — Dustin Garneau homered and drove in two runs, rookie Matt Manning combined with the bullpen on a three-hitter and the Detroit Tigers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Wednesday to complete a two-game sweep. Milwaukee’s magic number to clinch the NL Central remained at five ...