Wednesday, July 29
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wily Peralta pitched the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday night to snap the team's three-game losing streak. Peralta retired the initial six batters on the way to winning for the first time since May. Milwaukee got plenty of contributions from throughout the order on a night slugger Ryan Braun missed his second straight game because of back spasms.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Governor Scott Walker says the bill passed by the state Assembly committing $250 million in taxpayer money toward paying for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena a "good deal all the way around." Walker says he is ready to sign the bill. No one spoke against the measure during the roughly hour-long debate.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill to have taxpayers pay $250 million to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena. Current and former Bucks owners will pay $250 million toward the cost of the arena. The taxpayer portion will eventually grow to about $400 million over 20 years.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The president of the Green Bay Packers says the team won't sell the naming rights to Lambeau Field under his watch. Mark Murphy says it doesn't make sense to put a corporate tag to the name of the historic stadium. Murphy made his remarks during the franchise's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday at Lambeau.