Lunch break: Wednesday’s sports headlines

June 29th, 2011 at 12:05 pm by under Sports

Welcome back to this Wednesday edition of the Lunch Break.  Here are the latest headlines from the around the sports world.

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Federer out at Wimbledon
Six-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer was upset by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals at Wimbldeon this morning. Federer won the first two sets before losing the final three.  Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray all advanced to the semifinals as well.

Gamecocks do it again
The South Carolina Gamecocks beat Florida 4-2 on Tuesday night to claim the College World Series.  It is the second straight national title for South Carolina, who beat UCLA in last year’s championship round.

Brewers struggle in the Bronx
The Milwaukee Brewers will look to bounce back today after losing big to the New York Yankees last night in the Big Apple. Shawn Marcum will look to even the series for the crew who only got two innings from ace Zack Greinke in the opener.  Game time is set for 6:05pm.

Timber Rattlers head to Miller Park
The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and the Peoria Chiefs will play tonight at Miller Park in the “Border Battle.”  This has become an annual tradition for these two teams.  Game time is set for 7:05pm.

Goodell, Smith meet with rookies in Florida
Leaders of the NFL and NFLPA talked with first-year players at the rookie symposium today.  Both Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith were on hand to answer questions from the rookies. One question that was not answered was when the lockout was going to end.  However, the joint appearance by the two leaders makes it appear things are moving in the right direction.

Tonight on FOX 11

  • We’ll look at the latest in the NFL labor situation.  Does the appearance at the rookie symposium mean a deal is imminent?
  • With Roger Federer out at Wimbledon, can anyone beat Rafael Nadal?
  • One of the newest Bucks, Steven Jackson, will address the media for the first time today
  • We’ll also look at the final day of the huge youth soccer tournament in Appleton

Join us each day at Noon on for the “Lunch Break.”

Content from the Associated Press was used in this article

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