Either you believe or you donât, right? Either you think a starting pitcher can be a deserving MVP, or you think that the award should go to a position player. Well, yes. Except -- as Iâve written previously regarding my Hall of Fame vote -- once the ballot is in your hand, the obvious sometimes becomes less obvious, and black and white sometimes turns to gray.
Either you believe or you don't, right? Either you think a starting pitcher can be a deserving MVP, or you think that the award should go to a position player. Well, yes. Except -- as I've written previously regarding my Hall of Fame vote - once the ballot is in your hand, the obvious sometimes becomes less obvious, and black and white sometimes turns to gray.
Matt Clark has played in Japan and earlier this year asked to be released from a Double-A team. Clark's plan paid off, though, as he hooked on with the Nashville Sounds and was rewarded with a call-up to the Brewers, where he has made an impact.
Do or die, make or break, whatever you want to call it. The season is on the line for the Brewers on a nine-game road trip beginning Tuesday in St. Louis and continuing on to Pittsburgh and Cincinnati.
UW BADGER FOOTBALL NEWS
A look at where Associated Press top-25 voters placed the Wisconsin Badgers on their ballot.
In the weekly Big Ten teleconference, Gary Andersen discussed the luxury of having Melvin Gordon at tailback, the progression of the Badgers' wide receivers and updated the status of quarterback Joel Stave.
Handling Bowling Green's lightning-quick tempo will be of chief concern for No. 19 Wisconsin when the teams meet on Saturday at Camp Randall, where the Badgers hope the atmosphere helps their cause.
Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon often is his own harshest critic. So the fact Gordon assessed his play this season with a "D" letter grade on Monday should be met with some reservations.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS NEWS
A late offseason acquisition, the Bucks will look for Jared Dudley to provide some veteran leadership and regain his outside shot.
At 19, Giannis Antetokounmpo was five years younger than any of his teammates from Greece during recent FIBA World Cup play.
The Bucks brought in Jerryd Bayless to provide some veteran experience, give depth to both backcourt positions and add some instant offense.
Giannis Antetokounmpo was arguably the most exciting player in the NBA averaging fewer than 10 points per game last season, as the Greek Freak instantly became a sensation in Milwaukee and around the league.
Detroit Lions player to help homeless musician who was mugged
Get to Know an Offensive Lineman: Packers guard Josh Sitton
Fantasy football owners have many holes to fill this week.
Green Bay's coordinators touch on the club's use of their cornerbacks, reduction in missed tackles, Crosby's 55-yard field goal, Nelson's dominance at WR and more in this installment.
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.