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Recent articles by Ben:

REPORTS: Paul Chryst out at Wisconsin

According to reports, Jim Leonhard will take over head coaching duties. → Read More

Patriots lead Packers at halftime 10-7

Patriots’ starter Brian Hoyer is out for the rest of the game with a head injury → Read More

Wisconsin dismantled by Illinois 34-10

The Fighting Illini pick up their first win in Madison since 2002 → Read More

Packers lead Tampa Bay at half 14-3

Aaron Rodgers has two touchdown passes in the first two quarters → Read More

Badgers suffer blowout loss to Ohio State

The Buckeyes beat the Badgers for the ninth straight time. → Read More

Reports: Bakhtiari to make season debut Sunday

The all-pro tackle has played one game since December 2020 → Read More

Packers place Watkins on Injured Reserve

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WSAW) - An already banged-up receiver group for the Packers has taken another blow. Green Bay placed wide receiver Sammy Watkins on Injured Reserve Saturday with a hamstring injury. > #Packers sign RB Patrick Taylor from the practice squad to the active roster, elevate WR Juwann Winfree for gameday & place WR Sammy Watkins on injured reserve. Roster moves 📰 — Green Bay… → Read More

Packers lead Bears at halftime 24-7

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WSAW) - The Green Bay Packers Green Bay opened their night on offense, and productively at that. A 13-play, over six-minute drive, ended in points, albeit a Mason Crosby 40-yard field goal. The Bears punched right back. Highlighted by a pitch-and-catch from Justin Fields to Equanimeous St. Brown, Chicago answered with a touchdown on their first drive, thanks to a three-yard… → Read More

Packers trading former Badger Van Lanen to Jacksonville

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WSAW) - The Green Bay Packers are trading offensive lineman Cole Van Lanen to the Jacksonville Jaguars for an undisclosed draft pick, according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN. The former Wisconsin Badger and Green Bay native appeared in one game last year in his rookie season. He was drafted in the sixth round of the NFL Draft in 2021 by the Packers. Van Lanen has played significant… → Read More

Packers activate Bakhtiari off PUP list

The all-pro tackle appeared in just one game last season → Read More

Rafters’ season comes to an end in extra innings loss

Kalamazoo came from behind to top Wisconsin Rapids 8-6 in 10 innings → Read More

Packers drop preseason opener on up-and-down night from Jordan Love

Love throws two touchdowns, three interceptions in 28-21 loss to San Francisco → Read More

Former Hodag, current Pointer Bradley Comer continues busy summer with Woodchucks

Comer helped UWSP to a College World Series berth in June → Read More

Rafters’ Ben Ross, Brendan Bobo tie for 2nd place in NWL Home Run Challenge

Wisconsin Rafters All-Stars Ben Ross and Brendan Bobo tied for second place in the Northwoods League Home Run Challenge in Wisconsin Rapids on Monday. → Read More

Brewers’ Williams named to National League All-Star team

Williams is selected as an All-Star for the first time. → Read More

Woodchucks embracing patient plate approach

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - The Woodchucks’ offensive explosion over the past week and change is not an accident. Coming into the second half of the season, the team made a more concerted effort to focus on their approach at the plate. “We just kind of figured out that we needed to strike out less and walk more,” said catcher Hunter Dorraugh. “I think that was the biggest thing. We focused on getting… → Read More

Burnes and Hader named All-Stars for Milwaukee

The pair of Brewers pitchers will be making consecutive trips to the ‘Midsummer Classic’ → Read More

Reports: Hauser re-signs with Celtics on three-year deal

The deal is reportedly worth $6 million for the SPASH alum → Read More

Marshfield alum Trevor Schwecke details journey through Blue Jays’ organization

The UW-Milwaukee product was promoted to Double-A New Hampshire last week → Read More

Roisin Willis qualifies for U20 World Championships

The SPASH grad finished second at the U20 National Championships Saturday → Read More