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Lawmaker says goal is to announce Bucks deal Wednesday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee officials, leaders of the Wisconsin state Legislature and the president of the Milwaukee Bucks all said Tuesday they’re close to reaching a deal to pay for a new $500 million arena for the NBA team.

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Brewers win challenge on disputed HR trot, fall to Giants

Players congratulate Milwaukee Brewers' Khris Davis in the dugout after umpires originally called him for not touching home plate after hitting a home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Monday, May 25, 2015, in Milwaukee. The ruling was reversed after it was reviewed. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers won a challenge after Khris Davis was called out for missing the plate on a home run trot, but Hunter Pence and the San Francisco Giants wound up with an 8-4 win Monday.

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Peterson’s 11th-inning single lifts Braves past Brewers, 3-2

Atlanta Braves' Jace Peterson, right, is doused with water by teammate Freddie Freeman, far left, as Jonny Gomes runs out to celebrate his game-winning single to score teammate Alberto Callaspo in the eleventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Atlanta. The Braves won 3-2. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Jace Peterson was much more decisive on his first-pitch swing in the 11th inning than trying to determine if that hit was the highlight of his rookie season.

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Smith regrets oversight with rosin, sunscreen on arm

Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith (13) has his glove and arm examined by the umpiring crew before being ejected during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith wanted to grip the ball better, so he followed a common practice of using rosin and sunscreen on his pitching hand.

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