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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin sports news from The Associated Press

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Milwaukee Brewers a 11-2 road loss last night. Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs. McCutchen hit a two-run homer in the first inning in his 57th at-bat. Edinson Volquez gave up two runs in seven innings for his first win with the Pirates.

PITTSBURGH (AP) - First baseman Lyle Overbay has been placed on the paternity leave list by the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee recalled infielder-outfielder Elian Herrera from Triple-A Nashville before yesterday's game against Pittsburgh. Overbay can spent up to three consecutive days on the list under major league rules.

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks have packed up from a dismal season. It is unclear how many of them will be back in the fall. The NBA is expected to approve the sale of Bucks from former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. The Bucks finished with an NBA-worst 15-67 record.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and men's basketball coach Brian Wardle have agreed to a new five-year contract. Wardle was hired as Green Bay's head coach in April of 2010. The Phoenix has compiled a 71-56 record in his four seasons as coach.

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