Sports – Thursday, April 30th, 2015

The Bucks
and Bulls play Game 6 of their Eastern Conference playoff series tonight at BMO Harris
Bradley Center
.  The Bulls lead the best of seven series 3-2
but Milwaukee
has won two straight.  Coverage begins at
5:40p with the tip set for 6pm on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.



Atlanta 107 Brooklyn 97 – Hawks lead 3-2

Memphis 99 Portland
93 – Grizzlies win series 4-1


The three
day NFL Draft gets going tonight with the first round.   The Packers will have the 30th
pick in the 1st round.  Tampa Bay
has the #1 pick, followed by Tennessee and Jacksonville.  In the NFC North, Chicago
picks 7th,  the Vikings 11th,
and Detroit 23rd.


Ryan Braun
hit a pair of home runs including a grand slam as the Brewers picked up an 8-2
win over the Reds on Thursday afternoon. 
Adam Lind also went deep for The Crew. 
Matt Garza gave up 2 runs and five hits in six and two-thirds innings of
work to pick up his 2nd win of the season.  The Brewers take today off and then open up a
three game weekend series at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs on Friday
afternoon.  You’ll hear the games on


NL Central

St. Louis 5 Philadelphia

Pittsburgh 8 Cubs 1


The Orioles
beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2 on Thursday at Camden Yards with an official
paid attendance of zero.  The game was
closed to fans because of the riots in Baltimore.



Tampa Bay 2
Detroit 0 – Lightning win series 4-3


golfer Calvin Peete passed away on Wednesday. 
He was a 12-time winner on the PGA Tour including The Greater Milwaukee
Open in 1979.  Peete blazed a trail for
African-American professional golfers in America.  He was 71.


High School

24 high
school golf boys teams competed at the Ledger-Oriole Invite at Rolling Meadows on Wednesday.  St. Mary’s
Springs won the Division One field. Winnebago Lutheran took the D2 event and
Madison Abundant Life was the Division 3 champ. 
WLA’s Chris Colla was meet medalist with a 70.  St. Mary’s
Springs’ Brady Sarauer had a 72. 

Fond du Lac tied for 10th at the 24 team Brookfield Invite on Wednesday.  Marcus Ruch and Elliot Nilsen led Fondy with 83s.