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Another brawny day for Braun

Ryan Braun homered twice Wednesday afternoon against the Rockies in the Brewers' 7-1 win at Miller Park.

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Braun's two homers carry Brewers (0:51)
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Expect Jordy Nelson to get a lot of work

We think we know who Aaron Rodgers' favorite target is. Despite missing all of 2015, Nelson has just 25 fewer targets and one fewer receiving touchdown than Randall Cobb over the last three seasons.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers GM Ted Thompson wouldn't say whether he feels today's meetings between Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and NFL investigators is a significant step toward resolving the PED situation. "I'm not going to be one of the people adding my voice to this," he said.

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Good luck trying to predict Bucks

Kevin Pelton writes that Milwaukee has recently succeeded in greatly exceeding and falling short of ESPN's preseason real plus-minus projections. The current estimate is a team that will return to the playoffs. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers versatile offensive lineman Josh Walker said he has a sprained MCL in his right knee. Tests showed no other damage. He hopes to be ready for Week 1. He was in a tight battle for a roster spot and playing well before the injury.

Lineup: Brewers (55-70) vs. Rockies (60-66)

  • 1. Jonathan Villar, 3B (S)
  • 2. Keon Broxton, CF (R)
  • 3. Ryan Braun, LF (R)
  • 4. Hernan Perez, 2B (R)
  • 5. Chris Carter, 1B (R)
  • 6. Domingo Santana, RF (R)
  • 7. Orlando Arcia, SS (R)
  • 8. Martin Maldonado, C (R)
  • 9. Zach Davies, RHP
  • Daily lineups

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Heisman favorites face Week 1 tests

Four of the early favorites to win the Heisman Trophy will be tested out of the gate against quality opponents on Saturday, Sept. 3.

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Who is the NFL's best player?

Even after a down season, Aaron Rodgers has a reasonable claim to the throne. However, it's a tough task to overcome J.J. Watt, something Rodgers learned in last year's rankings. #NFLRank: 25-1

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Timetable unclear for when NFL's Al-Jazeera investigation will conclude (1:16)