With its magic number to secure a wild card down to four, the St. Louis Cardinals could secure a postseason berth as soon as Saturday night. The team, however, would rather celebrate something more than a one-game possibility.
Josh Hamilton's ribcage injury might finish him for 2014.
Tony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals moved closer to their second straight NL Central title with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.
Following the news of the Nashville Sounds cutting ties with the Milwaukee Brewers after a 10-year run, the organization didn't waste much time in landing a new top affiliate.
UW BADGER FOOTBALL NEWS
Here are some notes and tidbits heading into Saturday's game at Camp Randall Stadium between the Wisconsin Badgers and Bowling Green Falcons.
A look around the web at picks for Saturday's Wisconsin Badgers game against the Bowling Green Falcons.
Falcons coach Dino Babers offered a lot of self-deprecating humor when assessing his team's chances against Wisconsin on Saturday.
FOX Sports Wisconsin's Jesse Temple breaks down the Wisconsin-Bowling Green game and gives his prediction.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS NEWS
Last season was almost a total loss for Ersan Ilyasova, thanks to lingering ankle issues resulting from a preseason sprain. Owed a lot of money and a good shooter when healthy, Ilyasova's constantly surrounded by Bucks trade rumors.
The Milwaukee Bucks' FOX Sports Wisconsin schedule includes 80 regular-season games, the most-ever televised by the network.
John Henson didn't have the breakout season many expected of him in his second year and now is faced with competition for playing time at power forward, his natural position.
A late offseason acquisition, the Bucks will look for Jared Dudley to provide some veteran leadership and regain his outside shot.
Offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga is once again listed as questionable, but the chances of him playing this Sunday are better than they were last week.
The Detroit Lions are entering Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers as a badly banged-up football team for only the third week of the season.
Jordy Nelson has received 30 targets in the first two games. But neither he nor the Packers are worried about that high number attracting extra attention, especially if he keeps winning his one-on-one battles.
It's only Week 3, but there's already a potentially pivotal matchup for the Detroit Lions with Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers coming to Ford Field Sunday afternoon.
UW MENS BASKETBALL
Jesse Temple was curious what it was like to run the 125-foot steep hill multiple times, as the Wisconsin basketball players do each week in the offseason. He came away with an appreciation of what it takes to be a Division 1 athlete.
No. 18 Wisconsin is hosting Western Illinois on Saturday in Madison, and the Fighting Leathernecks apparently wanted to thank them for being such gracious hosts.
When John Pudner tells you an off-the-radar point guard from the University of Utah could be the next national player of the year â well, he might just have something there.
Final Four teams Florida and Wisconsin could meet in the semifinals of the fourth annual Battle 4 Atlantis.