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Gonzalez powers Brewers past Cubs, 7-4

The cold weather at Wrigley Field didn't cool off the Milwaukee Brewers bats Tuesday night, as they used a five-run first inning to beat the Chicago Cubs, 7-4.

Madison boxer Morel gets title bout

Madison boxer Eric Morel will get a chance to get another world boxing title when he faces undefeated Abner Mares in El Paso, Texas, on April 21.

Gonzalez powers Brewers past Cubs 7-4

Alex Gonzalez hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee's five-run first inning, sending the Brewers to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.

Sandhill crane hunt up for debate

Hunters and conservationists weighed in at county Conservation Congress meetings across the state, voicing opinions on whether there should be a statewide hunting season for sandhill cranes, after a bill was proposed to that effect last year.

Westbrook scores 26 As Thunder beat Bucks, 109-89

Russell Westbrook scored 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder won their second straight game, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 109-89 Monday in a game that featured seven technical fouls and an ejection of Bucks backup forward Larry Sanders.

Rangers beat White Sox 5-0 to take opening series

Matt Harrison pitched six scoreless innings while Josh Hamilton, Adrian Beltre, and David Murphy homered for the Texas Rangers, who wrapped up their season-opening series with a 5-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday night.

Samardzija, Cubs beat Nationals, 4-3

Jeff Samardzija dominated into the ninth inning as he outpitched Jordan Zimmermann, leading the Chicago Cubs to a victory over the Washington Nationals 4-3 Sunday for their first win of the Theo Epstein era.