Sports – Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Packers have finally made a move in free agency.  GM Ted Thompson has inked tight end Jared
Cook to a reported one year deal worth $2.75 million dollars.  Cook was cut by the Rams in December.   In seven seasons, Cook has caught 273 passes
for 3505 yards and 16 TDs.


The Reds beat the Brewers 9-8
in Cactus League action last night. 
Martin Maldonado drove in three runs for Milwaukee
Chase Anderson gave up seven hits and four earned runs in 4 innings of
work.   The Brewers and Reds play again
this afternoon.


The University of Wisconsin
Board of Regents is expected to approve the hiring of two new coaches
today.  Former Badger Tony Granato will
be the new men’s hockey coach, replacing Mike Eaves.   Jonathan Tsipis is also set to be named the
new women’s basketball coach.  Tsipsis
has led George Washington out of the Atlanta
10 to the past two NCAA Tournaments and is 92-38 during his four seasons at GW.
He replaces Bobbie Kelsey who was fired after going 47-100 during her tenure in


The NIT will hold its
semifinals tonight at Madison
Square Garden
will take on BYU and San Diego
battles George
Washington.  Coverage begins at 5:45pm on


The United States men’s soccer team hosts Guatemala tonight in Columbus, Ohio.  If the United
loses they most likely will not qualify for the
2018 World Cup in Russia.


The Fond du Lac girls track
team finished 7th at the UW-Oshkosh Indoor Invite on Monday night.