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MILWAUKEE (AP) - Manny Pina hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to 7-6 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. Pina's one-out shot to right field came off Pirates reliever Juan Nicasio.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin basketball has released its full 2017-18 schedule, which includes an early December start to Big Ten play with a visit from Ohio State. The game against the Buckeyes on Dec. 2 follows a tough trip to Virginia to face the Cavaliers in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on Nov. 27.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus Bennett is building rapport with Aaron Rodgers even if the veterans might get limited reps together in preseason games. Bennett came to Green Bay in free agency. He says he'll take all the reps he can get with Rodgers, though he's never had any problems developing chemistry with quarterbacks.

(AP) - Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance has agreed to a five-year deal to become the title sponsor of the winners-only PGA Tour event at Kapalua. The move strengthens the tour's commitment to starting the new year in Hawaii. The Sentry Tournament of Champions will be Jan. 4-7. It will be the 20th straight time the PGA Tour starts a new year on Maui.

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