Sports – Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Brewers fell out of
first place in the N.L. Central for the first time since mid-April with a 4-2 loss
the Cubs on Monday afternoon. Jimmy Nelson
gave up three earned runs in 6 innings of work to take the loss. Khris Davis and Gerardo Parra each homered in the
7th inning. Parra was playing
for Carlos Gomez who sat out with a sore wrist. The series continues tonight as
Yovani Gallardo takes on Jake Arrieta. Coverage begins at 6:30pm on News-Talk 1450
The Cardinals rallied past the Pirates for 5-4 win to take
sole possession of 1st place in the division.
Cole Hamels and three other Phillies pitchers combined to
on Labor Day. Hamels went six innings to
pick up the win.
The Packers continue to get ready for the Seattle Seahawks
in their season opener on Thursday night.
The game kicks off at 7:30pm with the pregame set for 5pm on News-Talk
The Packers made a roster move on their practice squad
Monday, cutting WR Alex Gillett and signing CB Jumal Rolle. Both players were in Packers training camp.
Badger football coach Gary Andersen says that Heisman
Trophy candidate Melvin Gordon suffered a hip flexor injury and that was the
reason he only had four carries in the 2nd half in the loss to
will host Western Illinois on Saturday at
Coverage begins at 9am with the kickoff
set for 11am on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.
Chris Kirk fired a final round 66 to win the Deutsche Bank
Championship by two shots on the PGA Tour.
Kirk also jumps to the points lead in the Fed Ex Cup points championship.
The Press Box Blue Sox won the ASA Modified Pitch National
Championship over the weekend at
Repo Men of Green Bay 8-7 in the National Championship Game, which ended after
2am Labor Day morning. Mitch Beau’s hit
in the bottom of the 7th plated the winning run for the Blue Sox.
The Blue Sox went 5-0 over the weekend.
Earning 1st Team All-American Honors for The Press Box were;
pitcher Sean McCauley, 3B Mitch Beau, and OF Jordan DeBoer. Earning 2nd Team All-American
status were OF Tim Snow and catcher Paul Heinkel. DeBoer was the tournament batting champion
with a .667 mark and he was also named the tournament MVP.
Championship Series this past Sunday to even up the best of three series at one
game a piece. The 3rd and
deciding game will be played this Sunday at 12:30pm in