Wednesday morning Wisconsin sports headlines

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2013 --- 10:53 a.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Sean Halton knocked in a career-high three runs to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat St. Louis 6-3 last night. Kyle Lohse beat the Cardinals in his fourth try this season and improved to 3-5 in nine outings overall against his former team. Jim Henderson pitched the ninth for his 19th save in 22 chances.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers missed practice yesterday because of a head cold. He's expected to return to the field today. Coach Mike McCarthy says Rodgers is one of the "thousands" of people with a head cold from catching a bug. Green Bay hosts the Seattle Seahawks on Friday night.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Packers coach Mike McCarthy says tight end Jermichael Finley is having the finest training camp of his six-year NFL career. Finley is making tough catches and running receptions down to the end zone. Finley had 61 catches last year to set a record for a Green Bay tight end.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Bucks have rewarded center Larry Sanders for his breakout season with a multiyear contract extension. Sanders had career-highs of 9.8 points and 9.5 rebounds last season. His 2.8 blocks per game ranked second in the NBA. He had a stretch of 40 straight games with a block.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press


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