Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun hits during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Brewers OF Braun gets planned day off

CHICAGO (AP) – Milwaukee slugger Ryan Braun was out of the starting lineup for the Brewers’ game against the Chicago Cubs on Friday, leaving…

Wisconsin's Jared Abbrederis (4) catches a 65-yard touchdown pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Massachusetts Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 45-0. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Packers sign Abbrederis, Linsley

The Green Bay Packers announced Thursday they signed wide receiver Jared Abbrederis and center Corey Linsley. Linsely was the Packers’ first…