Author: Megan Schroeder

With tensions running high the night before NBA free agency officially opens, the NBA has added to the stress by opening an investigation into the reported sign-and-trade deal involving Bogdan Bogdanovic and the Milwaukee Bucks. The deal was first reported by ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski early Tuesday morning. Yet, in the two days that have passed, the deal has fallen apart. Tampering? Despite “tampering” running rampant throughout large-market organizations (think Draymond Green and Kevin Durant with the Warriors, or the Clippers and DeAndre Jordan), the NBA has suddenly and surprisingly clamped down today on the deal between the small-market Bucks…

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After a disappointing sweep in Thursday’s doubleheader, the Milwaukee Brewers look to bounce back Friday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. With the August 31 trade deadline approaching quickly, this series against the bottom-feeding Pirates will be crucial in GM David Stearns’s decision whether to buy or sell come Monday. Let’s take a look at what the struggling Brewers will be up against in this Game One Preview. Season Series vs. Pirates Going into today’s game, the Brewers are 2-4 against Pittsburgh in 2020. This is an incredibly discouraging statistic considering the Pirates are only 9-19 on the year. What remains fresh,…

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The White Sox and Brewers will collide again Wednesday night, for game three of a four game home-and-home interleague series. The White Sox stole both games at Miller Park earlier this week, and the Brewers look to do the same over the next two days. Read on for the game three preview! Brewers and Sox Pitching Predictions Houser “hurls” a ball towards the plate. After failing to capitalize on a masterful performance by Brandon Woodruff, the Brewers are looking to stop the bleeding with Adrian Houser on the mound. The White Sox will counter with the newly acquired Dallas Keuchel.…

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Despite a disappointing loss for the Milwaukee Brewers last night, the team is looking forward to game two of their four game series against the Chicago White Sox. The Brewers go into the second and final game of the homestand just one game under .500 at 3-4. The White Sox enter Tuesday’s game on a five-game hot streak, with a 6-4 record.  Pitching Predictions There is no other pitcher the Brewers would rather have on the mound in this “get back on track” game than their ace, Brandon Woodruff. Woodruff hasn’t pitched since last week Wednesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.…

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Eric Bledsoe, an essential starting member of the Bucks’ backcourt, has tested positive for COVID-19. First reported by Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Haynes says that Bledsoe is asymptomatic. Bledsoe has not joined the rest of the team on the Walt Disney World campus. Bucks fans will remember that not so long ago, on July 6, the team shut down practice facilities in downtown Milwaukee. It was presumed by most a positive coronavirus test was the reason for the closure, but it has not been confirmed Bledsoe testing positive is in any way related to the closure of the facilities.…

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The Green Bay Packers have signed another one of their 2020 draft picks to a contract: sixth round pick Jon Runyan Jr. out of the University of Michigan. The twenty-two year old guard was the 192nd overall pick in this year’s draft. Runyan is the son of former NFL right tackle Jon Runyan Sr., who also was a US Representative for the state of New Jersey from 2011 to 2015. Jon Runyan Jr. poses with his parents. Jon Runyan Sr. is a former NFL right tackle. Credit: NBC 26 Jon Runyan Jr.’s contract is a standard rookie contract that will…

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Announcers will only call home games Although Major League Baseball’s return is uncertain, it has been announced that teams’ announcers will not travel to away ballparks when baseball finally does return. With COVID-19 still a pressing health issue, the league wants to limit travel as well as the number of people inside each stadium in hopes of preventing the spread of the disease. The news was first reported by Bruce Levine of 670 The Score in Chicago. https://twitter.com/MLBBruceLevine/status/1268553802791124994 Along with the other difficulties the league has faced while attempting to ramp up the 2020 season, media presence will be another…

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Many fans remember the day that Brett Favre signed with the New York Jets after playing sixteen seasons for the Green Bay Packers. Aaron Rodgers was the quarterback of the future at the time. He had been drafted 24th overall in the 2005 draft. Now, the Packers find themselves in a similar position with Aaron Rodgers and Jordan Love, the new quarterback of the future. While Rodgers still has two full seasons left on his current contract (along with two more option years to stay in Green Bay after 2021), the question has become: Will Aaron Rodgers finish his career…

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Rumors Spreading After the Green Bay Packers front office decided not to select a wide receiver in the NFL Draft last weekend, fans find themselves asking what new weapons Aaron Rodgers will be throwing to in 2020. Green Bay has already signed Devin Funchess, a former Carolina Panthers wide receiver. But rumors have been circulating that the Packers might also be trying to target Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel via trade. The Panthers are reportedly open to trading Samuel in the near future. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/1253713882297876481 While the above tweet was sent during the NFL Draft, the Packers could still be targeting…

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The Draft With the 2020 NFL Draft in the books, some Green Bay Packers fans may find themselves confused or in disagreement with the front office. General Manager Brian Gutekunst, with help from Head Coach Matt LaFleur, drafted a variety of players, listed below: QB Jordan Love, Utah State (Round 1, Pick 26) RB AJ Dillon, Boston College (Round 2, Pick 62) TE/FB Josiah Deguara, Cincinnati (Round 3, Pick 94) ILB Kamal Martin, Minnesota (Round 5, Pick 175) G Jon Runyan, Jr., Michigan (Round 6, Pick 192) C Jake Hanson, Oregon (Round 6, Pick 208) OT Simon Stepaniak, Indiana (Round…

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