Sports – Tuesday, March 18th, 2014


The Packers signed a pair of
players and lost a free agent on Monday. 
The team added some beef on the defensive line by inking former Viking Letroy
Guion to a deal.  The five year veteran
has started the final 28 games he appeared in for Minnesota
The team also re-signed running back James Starts to a two-year
contract.   Receiver James Jones his days
in Green Bay are officially over after signing a
three year deal with Oakland
for just over $11 million dollars.   


Reports say that Packers
three year deal with defensive end Julius Peppers is cap friendly to the team
in 2014.  Apparently his cap number for
this upcoming season is just $3.5 million dollars  In 2015 it would jump to $12 million and $10.5
million in 2016.


The NCAA Tournament kicks
off today with a pair of first round games in Dayton,
Ohio as Mount St. Mary takes on Albany and NC State takes
on Xavier.  The Badgers and Milwaukee
Panthers get going on Thursday.  Wisconsin plays American at 11:40am on Thursday in Milwaukee.  You’ll hear it on KFIZ.   UW-Milwaukee takes on Villanova on Thursday
at 5:55pm in Buffalo


UW-Green Bay hosts Belmont tonight in the
first round of The NIT. 


The Bucks are out in Portland tonight.  You’ll hear it on KFIZ.  Coverage begins at 8:40pm with the tip set
for 9pm.


The White Sox blanked the
Brewers 9-0 on Monday in Cactus League action. Kyle Lohse gave up 5 runs and 7
hits in 3 and 2/3 innings of work.  The
Brewers take on Prince Fielder and the Texas Rangers this afternoon.  Coverage begins at 2:55pm on KFIZ.


The St. Mary’s Springs girls
continue to get ready for the Division Four State Semifinals in Green Bay on
Thursday.  The Ledgers will face
defending champion Algoma at 6:35pm at the Resch Center
on Thursday.  You’ll hear it on News-Talk
1450 KFIZ.  Coverage begins at 5:35plm
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