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Weaver, Martinez pace Cards past Brewers

Jun. 24, 2018 7:05 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Luke Weaver seemed to regain his old form. It just took a while. He settled in after a shaky first inning to win for the first time in eight starts and Jose Martinez hit a three-run homer to pace the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Weaver (4-6)...

Scott McCarron wins PGA Tour Champions event in Wisconsin

Jun. 24, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Scott McCarron won the American Family Insurance Championship on Sunday, closing with an 8-under 64 for a one-stroke victory over hometown player Jerry Kelly. The 52-year-old McCarron birdied Nos. 14-16 and parred the final two to hold on for his first victory of the season and seventh...

Pole sitter Josef Newgarden roars to Road America victory

Jun. 24, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Josef Newgarden put in a lot of work to make his win at Road America look easy. With no caution flags all afternoon to slow him down, the pole-sitting Newgarden finally pulled away late from Ryan Hunter-Reay for a comfortable victory. Newgarden led 53 of 55 laps, crossing the...

The Latest: Josef Newgarden wins IndyCar at Road America

Jun. 24, 2018 3:12 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race at Road America (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Pole sitter Josef Newgarden had a dominating run at Road America for his third IndyCar victory of the season. The defending series champion crossed the finish line with a comfortable 3.38-second cushion...

World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson dies after crash

Jun. 24, 2018 2:04 PM EDT

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Jason Johnson has died following a crash at Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin, race officials said Sunday. He was 41. Johnson was injured during a World of Outlaws race Saturday night at the 1/3-mile-long dirt oval, the series said. It said the driver from Eunice,...

Molina's 2 homers boost Cardinals past Brewers

Jun. 23, 2018 9:04 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yadier Molina's defense and longevity might earn him a ticket to the Hall of Fame. Suddenly the veteran St. Louis Cardinals catcher is on a home-run tear. He homered twice to back a strong start by Miles Mikolas and lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers...

Newgarden takes pole at Road America, Penske claims 1st row

Jun. 23, 2018 6:54 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Josef Newgarden has a pole to go with the new garden that fans planted in his honor at Road America. The defending IndyCar series champion led a Team Penske sweep up front for the 222-mile race Sunday. Newgarden turned a lap time in 1 minute, 43.20 seconds for his fifth career...

Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops back

Jun. 23, 2018 6:43 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wearing a green shirt in a nod to Mexico's soccer team, Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes Saturday for a 6-under 66 and the lead in the American Family Insurance Championship. Five strokes behind tournament host Steve Stricker after an opening 69 in rain Friday at...

IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens returns to Road America

Jun. 23, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Robert Wickens emerged from his trailer after a meeting with engineers, taking a brief break after practice at Road America. Finally, the IndyCar rookie has to get ready for a race at the rural Wisconsin road course. Wickens is off to an impressive start this weekend at Road...

Brewers recall IF Miller, send down struggling OF Santana

Jun. 23, 2018 3:44 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers recalled veteran infielder Brad Miller from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Saturday and optioned struggling outfielder Domingo Santana there in an exchange of former 30-homer players. Miller, acquired from Tampa Bay on June 10 for first baseman-outfielder Ji-Man Choi,...