Sports Daily Updates

Former Express hurler Zimmermann quietly dominating big league hitters

MINNEAPOLIS — Jordan Zimmermann, who had been putting away hitters all game with his filthy slider, switched it up. He went with the high fastball on a 2-2 count. John

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Packers focus on bulk in NFL draft

GREEN BAY — Coach Mike McCarthy sought size at the line of scrimmage. General manager Ted Thompson drafted bulk.

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Vikings pick WR Boehringer, a European first for NFL draft

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Rookie minicamp in Minnesota next weekend will have a German accent.

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Brewers starter Anderson hit hard in 7-5 loss to Marlins

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee’s starting pitchers have given the Brewers little chance of winning games.

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Former Blugold Cage signs with Colts

Former UW-Eau Claire offensive lineman Isiah Cage signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Indianapolis Colts Saturday following the conclusion of the NFL draft.

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Packers trade up in 2nd round, take Indiana's Jason Spriggs

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers have added heft up front in the NFL draft.

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Vikings draft Clemson CB Mackensie Alexander in 2nd round

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The “Cornerback Whisperer” just got another pupil to mentor.

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Barth, Badgers win at Drake

Former Chippewa Falls athlete Cooper Barth was a part of the Wisconsin Badgers’ victorious 6,400-meter relay quartet Thursday at the prestigious Drake Relays in Des

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Vikings draft Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings had an obvious need at wide receiver.

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Packers take UCLA DT Kenny Clark in 1st round of draft

GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers are counting on UCLA’s Kenny Clark to help fill a big void on the defensive line.

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NFL draft: QBs Goff and Wentz soar, OT Tunsil takes bizarre tumble

CHICAGO (AP) — California love for Jared Goff, and Philadelphia pride for Carson Wentz.

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Brewers fail to pounce on Cubs' Arrieta early in loss

CHICAGO — It took the Milwaukee Brewers five pitches to end any suspense over whether Jake Arrieta would pitch his second straight no-hitter.

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Newcomers add youth to Predators

First-year Chippewa Valley Predators Tanner Walker, Brandon Kimball and Zach Culbertson walk into an Eau Claire bar after a game.

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Cubs pitcher Arrieta’s shot at history postponed against Brewers

CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta will have to wait another day for his chance to match Johnny Vander Meer.

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Cubs hold off Brewers 4-3 for best 20-game start since 1907

CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Braun's two-run, pinch-hit double made it close. The Milwaukee Brewers needed a little more to stop the surging Chicago Cubs.

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