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Scuttle leftovers, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013

August 11, 2013 - Burt Angeli
ScuttleBu(r)t ...

A sign of things to come? Bears quarterback Jay Cutler threw four interceptions in practice this week ...

Formeer Menominee High School tracik and cross country star Mike Photenhauer, who was named to the 2014 U.P. Sports Hall of Fame, will run in Saturday’s Paavo Nurmi Marathon in Hurley, Wis.

Photenhauer dominated U.P. high school distance running in the late 1970s. His footware? Keds and Converse basketball shoes.

“Back then there wasn’t the running boom there is now,” Photenhauer told Tom (Richie) Kaeser of The EagleHerald ...

Norway’s Ed Weiland, who writes for HoopsAnalyst.com, calls the 2014 NBA draft class “promising.”

Small forwards Andrew Wiggins (Kansas) and Jabari Parker (Duke) are the hottest prospects.

“The assumption right now is both will be one-and-dones,” Weiland wrote, referring to one year in college and off to the pros ...

Packer great Dave Robinson led all linebackers in interceptions from 1965 to 1973, according to Michael Signora of NFLfootballinfo,com. Robinson became the 27th Packer to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday ...

From late night TV host Conan O'Brien: “Not looking forward to the next Wolverine movie where he fights his ultimate nemesis: “The Blackboard.” ...

Escanaba’s Bob McGinn, award-winning Green Bay Packers scribe for the Milwaukee JournalSentinel, was “thrilled” to find out his former Green Bay Press-Gazette colleague Sharon Schultz was selected to the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame.

Schultz was premier basketball and track athlete for the Eskymos before moving on to major journalism roles with the Press-Gazette and USA Today. McGinn is already a U.P. Hall of Famer ...

Bessemer’s Todd Maki umpired the Little League major softball regional tournament at Indianapolis. Maki worked nine regional games at every base ...

From NASCAR veteran and television analyst Kenny Wallace, talking to Florence grad and Milwaukee JournalSentinel motor sports writer Dave Kallmann: “It saddens me to say this, but it’s true; racing’s not as popular as it used to be, in my opinion.” ...

Stevens Point’s famous SentryWorld is closed this season for renovation.

Didn’t a local maintenance executive once defy SentryWorld rules and hit out of the flowers? ...

 
 

 

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