Healthy Thornburg hopes to reclaim spot in Brewers' bullpen

Tyler Thornburg is fully recovered from an injury to his ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow that caused him to miss the final four months of last season and is optimistic about becoming a key member of Milwaukee's bullpen again.

Brewers' Braun feels good, ready to test thumb in spring training

MILWAUKEE (AP) Fatherhood has given Ryan Braun a different perspective on baseball and life in general.

GM Melvin: Brewers likely to add pitching, but not 'notable' starter

During the Brewers On Deck event at the Wisconsin Center on Sunday, general manager Doug Melvin reiterated he has no plans to add a top starting pitcher, but owner Mark Attanasio said he'd be very surprised if the Brewers don't make an additional signing of some sort.

That time Bud Selig yelled at me

With Bud Selig finally stepping down as Commissioner, Rob Neyer remembers his single, unpleasant interaction with Selig ... and tries to get over it.


B1G predictions: Ohio State is in its own league entering 2015

B1G predictions: Ohio State is in its own league entering 2015

Five things we learned from Senior Bowl week

Names to know, insights, what the NFL thinks of Cardale Jones and where the strength of the 2015 NFL Draft may lie.

Ohio State players pull hilarious troll job on Heisman finalists

On Thursday, a couple of Buckeyes -- Sophomore defensive back Tyvis Powell and freshman linebacker Darron Lee -- took to social media to have some fun with their defeated postseason foes.

Chryst mending in-state recruiting fences

In the final few weeks leading up to National Signing Day on Feb. 4, new Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst is trying to build the fence back up around the state's border with regard to in-state recruits.


Dribbles: Pistons one of many seeking help at point

Loss of Jennings blow to potential playoff hopes.

Spurs rally in second half to beat Bucks 101-95

Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs rallied in the second half for a 101-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.

Bucks get back to team basketball in dismantling of Detroit

Milwaukee's struggling offense broke out Saturday, in a relatively easy win over visiting Detroit.

Bucks race past Pistons, 101-86

Milwaukee made relatively quick work of visiting Detroit on Saturday night.


Bennett's white cowboy hat a simple gesture with powerful message

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett wears whit cowboy hat at Super Bowl as tribute to honor late mentor Mark Alexander, who died of cancer earlier January after helping Michael Bennett and brother Martellus Bennett make it through high school and to college and then the NFL.

Packers sign punter Mandell

There will be competition at the punter position in 2015 after the Packers signed Cody Mandell on Monday.

Five Super Bowl Week controversies that made no difference in the game

Some pre-Super Bowl controversies are important and have a direct impact on the Big Game itself. Here are five that didn't.

Five factors that will determine if Seahawks or Pats win Super Bowl

Here are five keys to Sunday's matchup between New England and Seattle at University of Phoenix Stadium.


Notebook: Badgers enjoy rare breather in middle of Big Ten slate

Wisconsin does not play a game for a span of seven days until squaring off at Iowa on Saturday. It marks the Badgers' second-longest break between games since the regular season began on Nov. 14.

Undermanned Wolverines face uphill climb

For the defending Big Ten champions, just making the NCAA tournament is looking like quite a challenge.

Badgers scratch out road win versus Michigan

Sixth-ranked Wisconsin played with poise down the stretch to edge Michigan on Saturday night.

Road Reaction: Badgers 69, Wolverines 64 (OT)

Wisconsin took Michigan's best punches on Saturday night and withstood a last-second rally in regulation to move to 18-2 overall and 6-1 in Big Ten play.