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Bucks win fifth straight behind ‘Greek Freak’s’ career high 25 points

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Don’t look now, but the phrase “Fear the Deer” may be making a comeback around NBA circles. Continuing one of the NBA’s most surprising story lines of the 2015 season, the Milwaukee Bucks won their fifth consecutive game Tuesday night, in thrilling fashion, dispatching the Los Angeles Lakers 113-105 in overtime. Milwaukee was led by their precocious second year star ...

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Packers and Cowboys set to renew romantic rivalry

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They are two of the most iconic logos in all of sport. The Packer “G,” forged in 1961, and emblazoned on the helmet of every Green Bay team in the 54 seasons since. The Dallas “Star,” born in 1964 and unchanged on the silver headdresses of the last 51 Cowboy squads. Equally indelible, has been the two teams long and ...

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No. 4 Wisconsin wins again, primed for dominant Big Ten run

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Sometimes the hardest thing to do in the world of sports is to live up to great expectations. And for the 2014-15 Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball team, never have those expectations been higher. Returning all but one of last season’s key starters from a team that went to the Final Four (SG Ben Brust was lost to graduation), the Badgers ...

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Lambeau Field to debut behemoth burger for Cowboys playoff game

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  If you’re going to be outside in Green Bay, WI in the heart of January, you’ve got to find ways to keep warm. A couple fiery bratwursts. A hot chocolate. Some peppermint schnapps. All tried and true ways that long-time Wisconsinites have dealt with their beloved football team’s late season bouts at frigid Lambeau Field. Now the stadium’s concession ...

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Brett Favre visits Green Bay ahead of Packers-Falcons game

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It’s been a long a winding road, but today, Brett Favre finally returned to the city of Green Bay. Per ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Favre joined fellow Hall of Fame QB Steve Young (who works for ESPN) as well as Bart Starr, Jr, the son of the former Packer legend Bart Starr, for a tribute luncheon for the elder Starr at ...

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Super Bowl preview looms for NFC’s ‘Team to Beat’

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You can almost smell that Turkey in the oven. The stuffing and mashed potatoes. Veggies and dinner rolls. Cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Yes, we’ve reached the fourth week of November, which means two things: Thanksgiving and the start of the NFL’s stretch run towards the playoffs. And as Week 12 concludes, two squads are emerging as the preeminent teams ...

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Jabari Parker scores career high 23 points, Bucks win third straight

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Don’t look now, but the Milwaukee Bucks might just be turning a corner. Fueled by new ownership, a new coach, and some explosive young talent, the Bucks have been one of the NBA’s early season surprises, and that revelation continued with a visit to the Barclays Center on Wednesday night for a matchup with the Brooklyn Nets. Returning to face ...

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Melvin Gordon buoys Heisman hopes with game for the ages

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Melvin Gordon was likely already preparing for a mid-December trip to Manhattan. Now, he might just have to make preparations to bring a large souvenir back home with him. The Wisconsin Badger running back had a game for the ages on Saturday, and the No. 20 ranked Badgers seized control of their own destiny in the Big Ten’s Western Division ...

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Packers-Eagles, Colts-Patriots to be preview of conference championships?

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We’ve past the mid-season point in the 2014 NFL Season, which means we’ve also reached the time when the league’s pundits often weigh in with their updated playoff and Super Bowl prognostications. And if one of the most famous athletic publications is to be believed, Sunday will feature a preview of both the AFC and NFC Championship matchups. Andy Benoit, ...

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Packers activate JC Tretter, release former first round pick Derek Sherrod

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The Green Bay Packers are welcoming back one promising young offensive lineman, and saying goodbye to another. Fresh off the bye week after an unceremonious drubbing at the hands of the New Orleans Saints on October 27, the Packers announced on Monday that JC Tretter, the pre-season starting center, was being activated from short term injured reserve. Tretter’s return comes ...

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