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Musky anglers compete in Eagle River tourney

Outdoors

EAGLE RIVER, Wis. — The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, along with local Professional Musky Tournament Trail sponsors, welcomed 118 professional musky angler teams to the Eagle River area for a competition Saturday and Sunday. These teams represented musky anglers ...

Lashley shoots 63 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

National Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Nate Lashley tried and failed to qualify for a spot in the Rocket Mortgage Classic earlier this week. He chose to stay in Detroit, hoping to slip into the field as an alternate. Good call. Lashley birdied the final three holes and five of the last six for a 9-under 63 and ...

Vanderbilt beats Michigan for 2nd title

National Sports

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt swept the Southeastern Conference regular-season and tournament titles, set the league record for wins, tied the record with 13 draft picks and lost back-to-back games just twice. Now the Commodores are national champions. Mason Hickman and Jake Eder combined ...

Woodland adjusts to fame at Rocket Mortgage Classic

National Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Gary Woodland left his news conference and resumed another interview while walking toward the Detroit Golf Club clubhouse when he was stopped in his tracks. "Hey, Gary!" a man shouted, leaning against a rope. "Can I get a picture real quick?" Woodland obliged, striking a ...

Mariners top Brewers, 4-2

National Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — J.P. Crawford has relied on a simple approach that has him in quite a groove. Crawford had three hits and three RBIs, and Wade LeBlanc struck out six in five innings to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Wednesday night for their third straight ...

Hoping for clarity, NCAA adjusts transfer waiver

National Sports

Following fresh concerns about the handling of athletes switching schools, the NCAA approved several adjustments Wednesday to the guidelines used to determine when waivers can be granted to transfers seeking immediate eligibility to play. The adjustments approved by the Division I council ...

Baseball: Mavericks beat Blagec Heating

Local Sports

GWINN — The Marquette County Mavericks kept its unbeaten streak going with an 8-0 Superiorland Baseball League win over Blagec Heating on Monday. The Mavericks (4-0) broke the game open with a five-run fifth. Steve Hintsala pitched 2 1/3 innings for Marquette. He gave up no hits with three ...

Rocker rolls, Vandy beats Michigan 4-1

National Sports

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt’s go-to guy throughout the postseason once again delivered a dominant performance. Freshman Kumar Rocker struck out 11 while pitching 6 1/3 innings of three-hit ball, and Vanderbilt got to Michigan’s shaky bullpen in a 4-1 win in Game 2 of the College World ...

Rangers hand Detroit another home loss

National Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Before the game, Texas manager Chris Woodward said that if Jesse Chavez could pitch efficiently enough, he could last five or six innings. The right-hander surpassed that. Chavez pitched into the seventh in his longest outing in over two years, and the Rangers became the ...

Wickenheiser headlines 2019 Hall of Fame class

National Sports

Hayley Wickenheiser was a lock to make the Hockey Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility and is the headliner of the induction class of 2019. The Canadian hockey star was announced as part of the six-member class Tuesday that includes former NHL players Sergei Zubov and Guy Carbonneau, ...

Michigan beats Vandy; 1 win from title

Local Sports

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan could sense the momentum slipping away. Jimmy Kerr got it back. Kerr homered for the third time in the College World Series, this time after Vanderbilt pulled within one in the sixth inning, and the Wolverines beat the Commodores 7-4 in Game 1 of the ...

Michigan beats Vandy; 1 win from title

National Sports

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan could sense the momentum slipping away. Jimmy Kerr got it back. Kerr homered for the third time in the College World Series, this time after Vanderbilt pulled within one in the sixth inning, and the Wolverines beat the Commodores 7-4 in Game 1 of the ...

Teary-eyed Giannis wins NBA MVP honors

National Sports

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in ...

Teary-eyed Giannis wins NBA MVP honors

National Sports

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in ...

US beats Spain 2-1, in World Cup quarters

National Sports

REIMS, France (AP) — Spain tested the United States like no other team at the Women's World Cup. The U.S. looked disorganized at times facing Spain's aggressive and physical style before pulling out a 2-1 victory Monday night. It could have been just what the Americans needed: France is ...

Michigan coach helped build Vandy program he’s out to beat

National Sports

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin gets right to the point when he discusses his protege, Erik Bakich. He's proud of him. He's impressed with what he has accomplished at Michigan. He's his biggest fan. Now he wants to beat him. Corbin's Commodores and Bakich's Wolverines ...

Racing: Iverson gets late model win

Local Sports

NORWAY — Third-generation driver Robby Iverson played it safe, dodged several caution periods and went on to grab the lead on a restart with two laps to go to capture the Auto Value Round I super late model main event at Norway Speedway Friday night. With the win, Iverson captured the ...

Golf: Iacobelli wins Island Resort championship

Local Sports

HARRIS — The Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass Golf Club ended in a very fitting way Sunday. After three days of little to no separation at the top, Daniela Iacobelli and Cindy Ha both finished at minus-11, setting up a tiebreaker on hole 18. Iacobelli put herself in great position ...

Baez, Cubs rally over Mets

National Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit a milestone homer to win a game after Pete Alonso went deep once again to set a team record. Baez cracked the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Alonso to beat the New York Mets ...

After loss, Mets’ Callaway, Vargas confront reporter

National Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a reporter, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained from charging him during a confrontation in the team's clubhouse after a loss Sunday. The dustup with beat writer Tim Healey of Newsday occurred after the Mets blew a ...