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Wednesday game report: Brewers vs. Reds

Right-hander Kyle Lohse turned in another strong start for the Brewers and first baseman Mark Reynolds did the heavy lifting on offense with two home runs, a single and three RBI. Lohse boosted his record to 11-4 with a 3.04 ERA by limiting the Reds to four hits and one run over 6 2/3 innings.

McCarthy gets emotional at street-naming event

GREEN BAY -- Mike McCarthy is seldom in the mood for drama, but the Green Bay Packers coach was overcome with emotion as he was honored Wednesday by the Village of Ashwaubenon naming a street in his honor.Speaking at a podium set up in the parking lot of the Green Bay Distillery, one of the businesses on the former Potts Avenue that is being renamed Mike McCarthy way, the coach choked back tears at one point in the proceedings.Heres the video via Green Bay ABC affiliate WBAY-TV:WBAY

Aramis Ramirez, notching 2,000th game, says he wants to keep playing

The Milwaukee Brewers third baseman, who played in his 2,000th major league game Wednesday, has decided to continue playing beyond the 2014 season.

Full count: Break out the brooms

The Brewers swept a series from the Cincinnati Reds for the first time since Aug. 6-8, 2012, at Miller Park. It marked their fifth sweep of the season.

Packers special teams look to be a bit more improved

He’s already a Wisconsin hero, before ever taking a snap for the state’s professional football team. He’s beloved from his hometown of Wautoma to Wausau to Waukesha to Washburn.

Left tackle has seen many great Packers players

This week, Packer Plus rates the top five left tackles in Green Bay history.

Jaxson Hinkens continues fight; friends plan benefit

Madison Earlier today I received a note regarding the health of Jaxson Hinkens and I wanted to pass along a brief update.Hinkens, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma (cancer) in 2009 and became friends with then-Wisconsin quarterback Scott Tolzien, continues to battle the disease.According to friends, he will be traveling to New York City for treatment at the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.Friends of the family have scheduled a benefit for Hinkens to be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Game Day Sports Bar in Appleton.

Michael Flowers to host hoops camp next month in Waunakee

Madison Michael Flowers is going camping next month.Flowers, who played in a total of 133 games at Wisconsin (2004-05 through 2007-08), is holding the Max Academy Basketball Camp Aug. 16-17 at Waunakee High School.The camp is run through the Wisconsin Swing AAU program but players do not need to be part of the Swing to attend the camp.Cost is $190 per player and the camp is open to high school boys/girls basketball players at all levels (freshman, JV, varsity).

Brewers get a boost with sweep of Cincinnati

The Brewers completed a rare three-game sweep of the Reds Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park, riding two home runs by Mark Reynolds and another strong outing by Kyle Lohse.

1. Are the Packers ready for Seattle and San Francisco?

Green Bay --- We wrap up our pre-camp blog/video series with this: Are the Packers, as constructed, ready to take on the NFC heavyweights?

Packers by Position: Defensive backs

The Packers’ tight ends on the roster headed into training camp.

Ashwaubenon renames street to fete McCarthy

 Photo/Packers.comThe Village of Ashwaubenon is renaming a street in honor of Packers coach Mike McCarthy. ASHWAUBENON – On your way to your next Green Bay Packers game at Lambeau Field, you’ll be able to drive down McCarthy Way along with Lombardi Avenue and Holmgren Way.The Ashwaubenon Village Board unanimously voted in favor Tuesday night of renaming Potts Avenue, which runs past the south end of Ray Nitschke Field, where the Packers practice. On Wednesday, the village and Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt, who first suggested the idea after McCarthy led the Packers to the Super Bowl XLV...

In-game blog: Brewers seek to sweep Reds

Follow our inning-by-inning updates and live box score as the Brewers try to sweep the Cincinnati Reds in the series finale Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park.

Aramis Ramirez wants to play beyond 2014

Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez, who will play his 2,000th major league game today, says he has decided to continue playing beyond the 2014 season.

Brewers go for sweep of Reds

The Brewers will go for a rare sweep of the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday with a 1:10 p.m. game at Miller Park.

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