PHOENIX (AP) - Even before the start of the season, the Milwaukee Brewers have their first hit. Milwaukee released a 2-minute, 35-second video celebrating the 25th anniversary of the movie "The Sandlot" last weekend, featuring Brewers players dressed as characters from the film reciting the movie's lines. Hank, the dog who is the Brewers mascot, portrayed The Beast.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have broken ground on the renovation project for their spring training home in Phoenix. The upgrades to Maryvale Baseball Park are part of a plan that will keep the club at their Arizona home through at least 2042. The renovations include a remodeled major league clubhouse; a new clubhouse building with locker rooms that can be used by the major and minor league teams; and a new scoreboard.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The Chicago Bears have matched the Green Bay Packers' offer sheet for cornerback Kyle Fuller and signed him to a four-year contract. The Bears announced Tuesday they are retaining Fuller. Fuller emerged as a key player last season after struggling in 2015 and sitting out 2016 because of a knee injury.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Lamar Stevens tied his career high with 30 points, Tony Carr added 25 and Penn State beat Marquette 85-80 to advance to the NIT semifinals. The Nittany Lions will face either Mississippi State or Louisville at Madison Square Garden in New York on March 27.
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