Dexter Fowler led off the first with a homer and drove in three runs in his first game back from the disabled list, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday.
Lineup: Brewers (40-53) vs. Cubs (57-37)
- 1. Jonathan Villar, SS (S)
- 2. Scooter Gennett, 2B (L)
- 3. Ryan Braun, LF (R)
- 4. Jonathan Lucroy, C (R)
- 5. Chris Carter, 1B (R)
- 6. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF (L)
- 7. Hernan Perez, 3B (R)
- 8. Ramon Flores, RF (L)
- 9. Jimmy Nelson, RHP Daily notes
No. 6 Golden Eagles Alumni vs. No. 7 Armored Athlete
A lot of Tom Crean's former players square off in The Basketball Tournament. Christian Watford and other ex-Hoosiers lead Armored Athlete vs. Marquette alums in the Super 16 round. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN
All-time #MLBRank: No. 3 Hank Aaron
Hammerin' Hank was baseball's all-time home run leader from 1974 to 2007, finishing with 755 career homers. Aaron had 20 or more home runs in 20 consecutive seasons, the most such seasons and longest such streak all time. Nos. 10-1
Josh Gasser joins GameNight to discuss which fellow former-Badger basketball players he would want on his team with $2 million on the line.
The NFL rejected the NFLPA's view that affidavits by James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and Mike Neal constitute reasonable cooperation and has demanded to interview them in person.
Josh Sitton due for a big pay raise
The three-time Pro Bowler has developed into a top-tier guard, notes John Clayton. He'll expect a big raise from his expiring five-year Packers contract worth $33.75 million. Clayton: Best 2017 free agents (Insider)
Bill Barnwell and Chris Sprow recap the highs and lows the Packers faced last year, look at the changes made during the offseason and preview the upcoming 2016 season.
The Big Ten has a huge new TV rights deal, a football landscape with a rising profile, and relatively few worries heading into the football season.
With the Prep Mania season just a month away, the Prep Mania crew catches you up on all of the off season news.
Packers reporter Jason Wilde joins the guys to discuss the NFL Draft possibly being in Green Bay, the Al Jazeera report regarding Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers & bacon
Brewers' deadline status: sellers
The Brewers are listening on everyone and getting the most “hits” on their bullpen, including both Will Smith and Jeremy Jeffress, Jim Bowden writes. The Indians are interested in the duo, along with catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Trade deadline objectives (Insider)
Aaron Rodgers will squeeze in the American Century Classic celebrity golf tournament before he reports to training camp on Monday.
Three things to know about the Wisconsin Badgers heading into Big Ten media days.
The NFL Draft possibly in Green Bay, Clay Matthews & Julius Peppers being interviewed by the NFL and your go-to tailgate or stadium food.
Thursday's longest home runs
A pair of Rockies led the way on Thursday, as Mark Reynolds blasted the season's second-longest homer at 486 feet, and Carlos Gonzalez went yard with a 444-footer. David Ortiz, Justin Turner and Jonathan Villar round out the list.
With David Bakhtiari heading a group in line for some big paydays come 2017, the Packers could be looking at a last hurrah for this offensive line.
Francisco Liriano took another step toward putting his season-long control issues behind him, striking out 13 to lead the Pirates to a 5-3 victory over the Brewers on Thursday.
Green Bay Packers shareholders went hog wild when the team brain trust announced a bacon-centric food stand was planned for Lambeau Field.
Packers reporter Jason Wilde and former Badgers lineman and current UW coach Bill Nagy join Homer & Gabe.
TVV joins Homer & Gabe to discuss the odds of Green Bay being awarded the NFL Draft in 2019, 2020 or 2021 on the heels of the Packers' Annual Meeting of Shareholders.