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Brady vs Rodgers, possibly Mahomes vs Allen in title games

Tom Brady will take on Aaron Rodgers in a matchup of quarterback legends in the NFC title game. The AFC championship could feature two of the top young QBs if Patrick Mahomes is healthy enough to start for Kansas City against Buffalo's Josh Allen. An enticing final four in the NFL was set ...

Rodgers leads Packers into title game with 32-18 win vs Rams

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Don't tell Aaron Rodgers the lack of capacity crowds in a pandemic will limit the Green Bay Packers' home-field advantage in the NFC championship game. He's been waiting too long for this moment to have any such negative thoughts. Rodgers threw two touchdown passes ...

Bucks survive Mavs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton made a couple of huge 3-pointers and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame poor free-throw shooting to snap the Dallas Mavericks’ four-game winning streak. Middleton scored eight points of his 25 points in the final 2 1/2 minutes of the Bucks’ 112-109 victory ...

Brewers ink 1-year contracts

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers avoided going to arbitration with pitchers Josh Hader and Brandon Woodruff by agreeing to one-year contracts with the former All-Stars. Hader signed for $6,675,000 while Woodruff agreed to a $3,275,000 deal. The Brewers don’t have any arbitration ...

LA’s defense to test ‘lights out’ Rodgers

No NFL team scored more points during the regular season than the Green Bay Packers. Nobody has played better defense than the Los Angeles Rams. That sets up an intriguing showdown of strength vs. strength when MVP favorite Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (13-3) host All-Pro defensive tackle ...

Antetokounmpo’s triple-double lifts Bucks over Pistons, 110-101

DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks easily beat the Detroit Pistons for the third time this month, 110-101 on Wednesday night. The Bucks built a commanding early lead with a barrage of 3-pointers. Brook Lopez connected ...

Rangers shade Niagara on Betts’ buzzer-beater

NIAGARA, Wis. — Wausaukee senior Peyton Betts hit a jump shot just past the free-throw line as the buzzer sounded and the Rangers players and fans on the visiting side of the gym celebrated. The game-winning basket gave Wausaukee a 57-56 win over Niagara here Tuesday night in Marinette-Oconto ...

Packers sign OT Veldheer, who played with Colts last week

Offensive tackle Jared Veldheer is back with the Green Bay Packers, giving him an opportunity to compete in playoff games for different teams on back-to-back weekends. Veldheer was with the Packers for Tuesday's practice. 6 he Packers (13-3) are hosting the Los Angeles Rams (11-6) in an NFC ...

Bobcats, Patriots, earn Northern Lakes Conference victories

THREE LAKES, Wis. — Behind four players in double figures, led by sophomore point guard Evan Johnson with 17 points, Florence cruised past Three Lakes 66-54 Tuesday night in Northern Lakes Conference boys basketball. Dominic DeMuri chipped in 14, while William Kelley and Braden Boettcher ...

Suring swarms Badgers, 49-39

NIAGARA, Wis. — With two players scoring in double figures and dominant rebounding, Suring defeated Niagara 49-39 in Marinette-Oconto Conference girls basketball here Monday night. Junior Kate Mahoney led all scorers with 15 points for Suring, while senior point guard Kylee Stelzer chipped ...

LadyCats fall to Crandon, 77-36

FLORENCE, Wis. — Florence held its own through the first half before falling to Crandon 77-36 in Northern Lakes Conference girls basketball Monday. The LadyCats trailed 31-18 at halftime but the Cardinals went on a 12-0 run to start the second stanza. “The first half we did a good job ...

McVay: Rams expect Aaron Donald to play vs Packers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — All-Pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald is expected to play for the Rams on Saturday in Green Bay after injuring his ribs in Los Angeles' playoff victory at Seattle. Rams coach Sean McVay also said Sunday night that quarterback John Wolford and receiver Cooper Kupp are ...

Bobcats wrangle Knights, 74-30

FLORENCE, Wis. — Using athleticism and ball movement to push the tempo of the game — along with a double-double of 23 points and 13 rebounds from junior Patrick Millan — Florence cruised past Phelps 74-30 here Friday evening. Braden Boettcher drained 17 points including five triples, ...

Lady Badgers down STAA, 53-31

MARINETTE, Wis. — A big second half fueled the Lady Badgers of Niagara to a 53-31 victory over Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy in Thursday’s Marinette-Oconto Conference clash. Niagara (6-2 M&O Conference, 6-3 overall) pressed the Cavalettes (0-7 M&O, 0-8 overall) defensively from ...

LadyCats squish Hornets

FLORENCE, Wis. — In what was their third game in the last four days, Florence powered past Northern Lakes Conference foe Elcho 64-39 here Friday night in game two of a varsity doubleheader. Florence was led by senior Lacey Enders’ double- double of 23 points and 14 rebounds, and freshman ...

Donald, Kelce unanimous AP All-Pros; Rodgers, Henry chosen

Dynamic defensive star Aaron Donald and unstoppable tight end Travis Kelce were unanimous choices Friday for The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team. Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers was selected for the third time, finishing ahead of Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes in voting from a ...

Ladycats corralled by Rangers, 45-40

FLORENCE, Wis. — Behind 18 points each from sophomores Sparrow Luccarini and Rachel Schlies, Wausaukee slipped past Florence 45-40 in non-conference girls basketball action Thursday night at Florence High School. The first few minutes of the game were back and forth, with both young ...

Rodgers leads Pack to top of NFC

The NFC playoff field features the usual cast of quarterbacks in Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Russell Wilson. Now there’s also Tom Brady, who tormented the AFC field for two decades in New England. The six-time Super Bowl champion left the Patriots for the Buccaneers last spring and led ...

Packers allowing some season ticket holders to attend divisional playoff game

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers’ divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field will include attendance by season ticket holders, for the first time in months amid the coronavirus pandemic. NBC26 in Green Bay reported that the Packers announced Thursday that ticket holders who opted ...

Fast start helps Bucks breeze past Pistons 130-115

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points and Khris Middleton added 23 as the Milwaukee Bucks rolled past the Detroit Pistons 130-115 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. This marked the second time in three nights that the Bucks and Pistons have faced off in ...