SPORTS NEWS

Brewers face Francisco, Blue Jays

By RICK SOLEM 

Before the season, the Milwaukee Brewers had to make a choice between keeping a combination of Juan Francisco, Mark Reynolds and Lyle Overbay.

The Brewers went defensive, keeping the veterans and releasing the 27-year-old Francisco, who ended up in Toronto.

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Bucks just need to wait for Kidd

By RICK SOLEM

It’s all but a done deal. Jason Kidd will be the new head coach in Milwaukee.

The Bucks have offered a second-round pick for him. Brooklyn is asking for a first, like any good fantasy football owner would do, but will eventually cave, having no choice. The relationship with the Nets is all but severed. All the Bucks have to do is wait.

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