Sports – Monday, March 4th, 2013
It wasn’t a good senior day in Madison as Purdue upsets the 17th ranked Badgers 69-56 at the Kohl Center on Sunday. The Boilers DJ Byrd lit up Bucky for 22 points. Jarred Berggren led UW with 13. Ryan Evans and Sam Dekker added 10. The loss drops the Badgers into a 4-way tie for 2nd place in the Big Ten. Wisconsin travels to Michigan State on Thursday.
An MRI showed no structural damage his knee of Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez. He was hurt sliding into 2nd base on Saturday. The team also thinks that pitcher Yovani Gallardo’s groin strain will be OK. He was scratched from his start on Sunday but threw a bullpen session and was OK.
Brewers Edge Cubs
Carlos Gomez hit a home run as the Brewers got by the Cubs 4-3 in Cactus League play on Sunday. Marco Estrada pitched four scoreless innings, giving up just one hit and two walks to go along with 3 strikeouts. Estrada is heading to the World Baseball Classic to pitch for Mexico. Today is an off-day for Milwaukee.
Bucks On KFIZ
The Bucks host Utah tonight at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Milwaukee sits in the 8th playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. They are just a game and a half behind Boston for the 7th spot. Coverage begins at 6:40pm on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.
Michael Thompson won the Honda Classic for his first ever PGA Tour win
NASCAR Sprint Cup
Carl Edwards won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Phoenix on Sunday. Jimmie Johnson was 2nd and Denny Hamlin 3rd. Matt Kenseth was 7th.