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2014-03-27

NFL could expand playoff field

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says it is possible that the league’s playoffs could expand by two teams, one in each league, as early as next season. The owners have discussed the possibility at the NFL Owners Meetings this week.  Green…

posted 2014/03/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Gallardo struggles in final tuneup for opening day

Yovani Gallardo got knocked around in his final opening day tune-up when the Milwaukee Brewers fell to the Cleveland Indians 10-3 on Wednesday. Gallardo gave up four earned runs on six hits, including a home run, with four walks before…

posted 2014/03/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

2014-03-26

Bucks sign former Memphis standout to 10-day contract

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free-agent guard/forward D.J. Stephens to a 10-day contract today. Stephens joins the Bucks from Ilysiakos in the Green League, where he signed after going undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft.  The former Memphis Tiger has…

posted 2014/03/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Report: Allen signs 4-year deal with Bears

The Chicago Bears released defensive end Julius Peppers in a salary dump and he was quickly signed by the Green Bay Packers. The National Football Post first reported this morning, that the Bears have turned around and signed former Minnesota…

posted 2014/03/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Brewers roster appears set, includes Wei-Chung Wang

Barring any late changes, it would appear the Milwaukee Brewers 25-man roster is set with opening day next Monday drawing closer. The Brewers optioned reliever Rob Wooten and utility player Elian Herrera to Class AAA Nashville, and left-hander Tom Gorzelanny…

posted 2014/03/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Marquette’s coaching search continues

Reports on Monday had Shaka Smart set to take the Marquette Golden Eagle head coaching job, replacing Buzz Williams, who left to take the Virginia Tech job. Two days later, it appears Smart is staying at Virginia Commonwealth (VCU) instead…

posted 2014/03/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

McCarthy discusses plans for upcoming season

At the NFL owners meetings on Tuesday, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy revealed the Packers plan to move tackle Bryan Bulaga back to right tackle, allowing David Bakhtiari, who is entering his second NFL season, to stay on…

posted 2014/03/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

2014-03-25

Packers get to compensatory picks from NFL

The Green Bay Packers received the second-highest compensatory pick of the 32 that were handed out by the NFL yesterday. The Packers get a 3rd round pick for the free agent loss of wide receiver Greg Jennings to the Minnesota…

posted 2014/03/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Andersen gets pay raise at Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin’s board of regents approved a five-year contract for head football coach Gary Anderson on Monday.  The deal raises his salary 15% to $2.2-million with annual $100,000 raises. In Andersen’s first season at Wisconsin, the Badgers finished…

posted 2014/03/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Bucks fall to Clippers in Los Angeles

Blake Griffin had 27 points and 14 rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers made it consecutive 50-win seasons in a 106-98 win over the Milwaukee Bucks last night. This is Doc Rivers’ fifth 50-win season as a head coach, the…

posted 2014/03/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

NFL passes measure on playoff ticket sales

The National Football League owners passed a measure at the NFL Owners meetings in Orlando on Monday that would prohibit teams from selling playoff tickets until each game is confirmed. The Green Bay Packers last year sent invoices to season…

posted 2014/03/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

Marquette’s search for a new coach continues

The search continues for Buzz Williams replacement at Marquette.  Williams was introduced as Virginia Tech’s new head coach at a Monday news conference. It was thought last night that Marquette was set to name VCU’s Shaka Smart their next head…

posted 2014/03/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network» Sports

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