5:46 PM EDT, Wed September 02, 2015

Packers receivers ready to expand roles

Opportunities abound following the season-ending knee injury to Jordy Nelson. Now, the Packers’ season could largely be determined by how this receivers group responds to the enormous challenge that awaits.

Latest injury to Goodson cost him opportunity with 1st-team defense

Green Bay The same cornerback rating system that afforded undrafted rookie LaDarius Gunter a chance to work with the starting defense spit out numbers indicating Demetri Goodson was worthy of reward.

Zach Davies makes his major-league debut against the Pirates

Rookie right-hander Zach Davies will make his major-league debut tonight as the Milwaukee Brewers host the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park.

Freshman Haanif Cheatham cleared to play

Sometimes even good news can come at a bad time.

Of late, Thompson hasn't gone after other teams' players at final cutdown

Green Bay - Over a two-year period early in his tenure, Packers GM Ted Thompson was both active and successful sifting through victims of the NFL's cut to 53 in order to bolster his own roster.
The Red Zone podcast: ESPN Madison's Zach Heilprin and outside linebacker Joe Schobert

The Red Zone podcast: ESPN Madison's Zach Heilprin and outside linebacker Joe Schobert

ESPN Madison's Zach Heilprin joins Jason Galloway to preview the Badgers' season and discuss the upcoming opener against Alabama. Then, outside linebacker Joe Schobert talks about dunking, his partnership with Vince Biegel and the advantage of starting the season with…

Thompson: Cutting players is a no-win situation

Green Bay - The following is a summary of Packers GM Ted Thompson's final training camp press conference conducted Wednesday morning: - (On releasing players) We talk to all the players, some more than others. Coaches do a great job of explaining thins. Sometimes we give the players tips to improve on. But it's a no-win situation. It's a bad time. - (On cutting yesterday) We were still making decisions. - (On cutting to 75) I'm not a big fan of the 75. I think that's antiquated. I think it would be more useful for teams to decide how they want to play the last game. - (Why...
Tom Oates: Everything you need to know about Big Ten football in 2015

Tom Oates: Everything you need to know about Big Ten football in 2015

The Big Ten Conference is teeming with talented, experienced quarterbacks this season.

Brewers vs. Pirates: Tuesday game report

The Brewers began a stretch of playing 20 of their final 32 games against division foes St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Chicago, who sport the three best records in the National League.

Packers camp report: Tuesday at a glance

Everyone knows Mike Daniels is the Packers’ best pass rusher among the defensive linemen. He demonstrated it again in the one-on-one pass drill during training camp.

Matt Blanchard among five players cut by Packers

Matt Blanchard, the quarterback who led UW-Whitewater to NCAA Division III national championships in 2010 and ’11, came along at the wrong time for the Green Bay Packers.

Packers' Jared Abbrederis has a feel-good return to practice

The murmurs surrounding the return of Jared Abbrederis flitted the length of Ray Nitschke Field on Tuesday, where fans of the Packers whispered and pointed and snapped photos of the player donning No. 84.

Packers' special teams struggle against Eagles

Eight penalties, a 67-yard return allowed on the opening kickoff, a fumble, a dropped interception on a 2-point conversion and a punt return with 10 men on the field all were special teams lowlights in the Packers’ 39-26 drubbing at the hands of the Eagles.
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Cole, Pirates rocked by Brewers

Cole, Pirates rocked by Brewers

MILWAUKEE — Jimmy Nelson pitched seven dominant innings and the Milwaukee Brewers tagged Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole for five early runs on the way to a 7-4 victory Tuesday night.

Zach Davis called up by Brewers for big-league debut

Acquired July 31 from Baltimore in a trade for outfielder Gerardo Parra, Zach Davies will make his major-league debut Wednesday night against Pittsburgh at Miller Park.

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