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With job outsourcing a hot political topic right now, there is support from some members of both parties to give businesses incentives and tax breaks for bringing jobs home instead of sending them overseas. But Wisconsin’s U.S. Senators are on opposite sides of the debate over legislation aimed at accomplishing that. Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin […]

The Green Bay Packers return from a mandated off day yesterday and hit the practice field for the fourth time in training camp this morning.   Newly signed DE/outside linebacker Julius Peppers is trying to put his playing days in Chicago behind him.  Talking with reporters on Monday, Peppers tried to avoid comparisons between the […]

According to a story in today’s Wisconsin State Journal (Tom Oates), Melvin Gordon has an insurance policy for his upcoming season at Wisconsin and it’s being paid for by the University of Wisconsin. Melvin passed on the NFL draft this spring to return to the Badgers for his junior season.  For that loyalty to the […]

Matt Garza worked seven innings, allowing a run on five hits before departing with a 1-1 tie.  Tampa Bay scored four times in the 8th inning to pull away for a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Alex Cobb struck out 12 in eight innings and Ben Zobrist drove in a pair of […]

Jordy Nelson’s new four-year contract extension worth $39.8 million, moves him from 32nd to 9th among NFL wide receivers in average salary. Nelson will average $9.7 million a season.  That number also moves him onto 4th place on the Green Bay Packers yearly average payroll, behind Aaron Rodgers, Sam Shields and Clay Matthews. By signing […]