Bobblehead museum in Milwaukee? Visionaries hope investors nod yes

Friends Phil Sklar and Brad Novak have been collecting bobbleheads for years and are hoping to open a National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee. First, they need their Kickstarter fundraising campaign to pick up.

If Adams hits lefties, the Cardinals have an everyday first baseman

Matt Adams' struggles against left-handers were evident last season and have made him a candidate to be platooned sooner rather than later. But considering his age and big league experience, the Cardinals' first baseman remains far from a finished product -- and still more than capable of thriving as an everyday player. 

Brewers sign pair of outfielders to minor-league deals

To help address their outfield depth issue in Triple-A, the Milwaukee Brewers signed outfielders Bryan Petersen and Ben Guez to a minor-league deals on Tuesday.

The future of the NL Central

Has the balance of power already shifted in the NL Central following the Cubs' signing of Jon Lester?


Outback Bowl breakdown: No. 19 Auburn-No. 18 Wisconsin

Boasting two of the nation's top running backs, Heisman finalist Melvin Gordon and 1,400-yard rusher Cameron Artis-Payne, this bowl game's synopsis could be simplified: Wisconsin and Auburn collectively totaled more than 1,100 rushing attempts this season and could challenge the all-time bowl record of total combined rushing yards.

Wisconsin's aides trying to focus strictly on the present

Wisconsin's assistant coaches have come together for two more weeks to achieve something for the greater good of the team. They insist the Badgers' players remain focused, too, leading up to the Outback Bowl.

Bo Ryan on Paul Chryst: 'He was made for this'

Bo Ryan has known Paul Chryst since he was 10. So you can imagine the joy radiating from Ryan, Wisconsin's longtime basketball coach, when he learned this week that Chryst would no longer simply be an acquaintance.

Two sides to every story: McEvoy to play QB, S in bowl game

Quarterback Tanner McEvoy very well could spend Wisconsin's bowl game as a rare two-way player, with a particular emphasis at safety.


Road reaction: Clippers 106, Bucks 102

A highlight in the Bucks' narrow loss late Saturday night: Giannis Antetokounmpo had 18 points and added nine rebounds, six assists and two steals.

RECAP: Paul, Griffin lift Clippers over Bucks 106-102

Chris Paul scored nine of his 27 points in the final 4:04 and Blake Griffin added 24, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

Clippers nip Bucks

The Clippers' stars were just a little too much for the Bucks on Saturday night.

Road reaction: Bucks 108, Kings 107

Milwaukee forced DeMarcus Cousins into a tough 15-foot jump shot that clanked off the rim as the final horn sounded, sending the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks to a 108-107 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday.


New Lions set up showdown at Lambeau

It was an Old Lions performance at times but with a New Lions result.The Detroit Lions didn't look like a playoff team for much of the day until the end when they once again did just enough to win.

Packers clinch playoff berth, await battle vs. Lions for NFC North title

As the final seconds ran off the clock of the Packers' 20-3 victory Sunday over Tampa Bay, it guaranteed Green Bay would be part of the NFC postseason picture for the sixth consecutive year.

Packers, Aaron Rodgers, Eddie Lacy hold off punchless Buccaneers, clinch playoff spot

Aaron Rodgers threw for 318 yards and one touchdown Sunday to help the Green Bay Packers beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-3 and clinch a wild-card playoff berth on Sunday.

Rodgers throws for 318 yards in win over Bucs

Aaron Rodgers threw for 318 yards and one touchdown Sunday to help the Green Bay Packers beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


Wisconsin warmups from adidas offer fashion faux pas

The warmups were bright red. As the faces of the adidas execs had to be when Wisconsin called to let the company know it was the Badgers, not the Bearcats.

How they voted: Badgers in 2014 AP basketball poll (Week 6)

Where the Associated Press top 25 basketball voters put the Wisconsin Badgers on their ballot this past week.

Statement sent: Judging by his play Saturday, Badgers' Dekker feeling fine

Sam Dekker, who scored a game-high 17 points, led No. 5 Wisconsin to an 86-43 rout of Nicholls State on Saturday.

Fifth-ranked Wisconsin routs UW-Milwaukee

Wisconsin took no mercy on its intrastate foe on Wednesday night, routing Milwaukee, 93-54