Sports - Monday, August 4th, 2014
The mending of fences between Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers will take a huge step today. The Packers Hall of Fame will hold a press conference at 1:30pm today where it is expected to be announced that Favre will be inducted next summer. It is also expected that they will announced his #4 jersey will be retired sometime during the 2015 season. Favre will be eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.
The Packers held their annual Family Night on Saturday at Lambeau. Over 67,000 fans showed up to watch the practice that didn’t include any live tackling. Two injuries came out of the workout. BJ Raji tweaked an ankle and rookie tight end Colt Lyerla hurt his knee trying to jump over a defender. The Packers will practice tonight at 5:30pm in full pads.
The NFL kicked off the
preseason with the annual Hall of Fame Game in
The Brewers lead in the
National League Central is down to just 1 game over
Cubs 7 Dodgers 2
Reds 7 Mets 3
Rory McIlroy won the Bridgestone Invite on the PGA Tour at -15. Sergio Garcia was two shots back. Tiger Woods pulled out with his nagging back injury.
Dale Earnhardt, Junior won the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono. Kevin Harvick was 2nd.
The Waupun American Legion Post 210 Baseball Team took home the Class A state title on Sunday with an 11-0 win over Demark in Nekoosa. It’s the 2nd straight state title for Waupun.
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