Sports – Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Scooter Gennett and Kirk
Nieuwenhuis hit home runs as the Brewers doubled up Oakland 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon.  Junior Guerra struck out 8 and gave up just 5
hits and 2 runs in seven innings to pick up the win.  He improves to 4-1 on the season.  The Brewers take today off and then open up a
three game weekend set with the Nationals at Miller Park
on Friday night.


NL Central

Cardinals 7 Cubs 2

Giants 7 Pirates 6

Rangers 6 Reds 4


The Philadelphia 76ers hold the #1 pick in
tonight’s NBA Draft.  The Bucks will pick
10th in the first round.  Milwaukee also have a pair
of 2nd round picks.


A couple of Wisconsin
products could go in the 1st round tonight.  Rice
Lake’s Henry Ellenson could be a
lottery pick after just one season at MarquetteWhitefish
Bay Dominican product Diamond Stone
could also be a first round pick after just one season at Maryland.


The Bucks have called a press
conference for today to officially announce a contract extension for Jason
Kidd.  The deal will keep the Bucks head
coach on the bench through the 2019-20 season.


The Chicago Bulls have traded
former NBA MVP Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks in a multi-player deal.


Chile stopped Colombia
2-0 in the Copa Semifinals on Wednesday night and will face Argentina on
Sunday in the final.  Colombia squares off with the United States on Saturday in Glendale, Arizona.


The Indy Cars are back at Elkhart Lake this weekend as part of the Kohler
Grand Prix.  More than 100,000 people are
expected to attend the festivities this weekend.