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Brewers keep D-backs' bats quiet again in 4-0 win

Aug. 24, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chase Anderson needed a solid start after a dismal performance his last outing. The Milwaukee Brewers' right-hander got it. Eric Thames and Trent Grisham hit back-to-back homers, Keston Hiura knocked in two runs and Anderson pitched five strong innings as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the...

Bell restarts fast, wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America

Aug. 24, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Christopher Bell knows he must master the art of road course racing to make the jump to the next level of NASCAR, even if it might never be his favorite kind of track. Bell took a big step in that direction on Saturday, surging ahead on a late restart to win the NASCAR Xfinity...

Brewers designate opening day starter Chacín for assignment

Aug. 24, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have designated opening day starter Jhoulys Chacín for assignment. The Brewers announced the move on Saturday before playing Arizona. Chacín is 3-10 with a 5.79 ERA this season. The 31-year-old right-hander had been on the injured list since late July due to...

Allmendinger wins pole at Road America in Wisconsin

Aug. 24, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger turned a lap of 109.792 mph during qualifying on Saturday to earn pole position for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America. Matt DiBenedetto qualified second at the 4.048-mile road course, followed by Austin Cindric, Cole Custer and Noah Gragson. Series...

Lyles no-hits Arizona through 6 innings, Brewers win 6-1

Aug. 24, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Even with a chance at history, Jordan Lyles didn't put up much of a fuss. Vying to become the second pitcher in Milwaukee Brewers history to throw a no-hitter, Lyles had thrown 99 pitches through six innings. That's when manager Craig Counsell pulled him and turned to his bullpen to finish...

Lyles, Brewers lose bid for combo no-hitter in 7th vs Dbacks

Aug. 23, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have lost their bid for a combined no-hitter against Arizona on a two-out single in the seventh inning. Christian Walker blooped the Diamondbacks' first hit to center field at Miller Park off reliever Devin Williams on Friday night. Milwaukee starter Jordan Lyles was...

Packers dealing with injuries after preseason loss in Canada

Aug. 23, 2019 8:30 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — In keeping his starters in street clothes for Thursday's preseason game in Winnipeg, Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur decided to follow his instincts. "It was just something in my gut," LaFleur said on Friday, a day after a 22-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders. "I was told when you...

Man convicted of firing into home and killing teen sentenced

Aug. 23, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man convicted of firing into a Milwaukee home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Isaac Barnes pleaded guilty to three felonies for the killing of Sandra Parks last November. Prosecutors have said that Barnes' ex-girlfriend may have...

NCAA clears Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus to play

Aug. 23, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his acquittal by a jury at trial. Cephus was suspended from the team in August 2018 after he was charged with...

NFL 2019: Tough Bears 'D' has company in NFC North

Aug. 22, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

The hit HBO show "Game of Thrones" that racked up a record 32 Emmy nominations became such a cultural force that it even unintentionally spawned a slogan for one of the NFL's most tradition-rich divisions. "Defend the North" was a familiar mantra for the mythical characters in the vicious drama. That might as...