Wisconsin Teams

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Fowler comes up big for Cubs in return from DL (0:58)
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Fowler marks first game back with leadoff home run (0:19)

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

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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

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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

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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)

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Big Ten enters media days on high note

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.

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Prep Mania news and notes

With the Prep Mania season just a month away, the Prep Mania crew catches you up on all of the off season news.

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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

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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)

Stats & Info

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.

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Joyce blasts a three-run shot to right (0:23)