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Wisconsin Sports

Brady, Favre, Montana among All-Time Team QBs

You have first pick for the NFL's All-Time Team's quarterback. The 10 possibilities are Joe Montana, Tom Brady, Johnny Unitas, Otto Graham, Sammy Baugh, John Elway, Peyton Manning, Roger Staubach, Brett Favre and Dan Marino. Have fun. Members of a special panel of 26 selected all of them ...

Embiid stars as 76ers beat Bucks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid was unyielding under the basket, arms extended sky high as Giannis Antetokounmpo tried to plow through the All-Star center for a bucket. Embiid absorbed the contact and slapped the ball out of Antetokounmpo's hands, one of a bountiful of disruptive plays ...

Division champion Packers proud of another not-so-pretty victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first time the Green Bay Packers formally gathered in the spring, new coach Matt LaFleur presented the goal of reclaiming the NFC North. Division titles are standard preseason talking points around the NFL, and for the past quarter-century they've been the minimum ...

WFCA tickets still available

MIDDLETON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame holds its 40th enshrinement on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the Marriott West Hotel in Middleton, which is right outside of Madison. Among the four high school coaches to be inducted is Dan St. Arnauld, former head ...

Cousins, Vikings seek redemption

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings had moved into position for the go-ahead touchdown at Green Bay in the fourth quarter of their Week 2 meeting, with first-and-goal inside the 10-yard line. Then one regrettable off-balance throw by Kirk Cousins thwarted their rally and seemingly ...

Bucks beat Pacers 117-89, spoil Brogdon’s return

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks gave Malcolm Brogdon a warm welcome. Then they went about their usual business. Antetokounmpo had 18 points, 19 rebounds and nine assists, and the Bucks spoiled Brogdon's return to Milwaukee with a 117-89 win over the Indiana ...

Antetokounmpo, Bucks beat LA

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo looked over at LeBron James and Anthony Davis and thought about his past. “I wasn't supposed to be here,” the 6-foot-11 Greek Freak said. Hardly looked that way Thursday night. Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 11 rebounds, and the Milwaukee ...

Hixon nets 30, Bobcats beat Elcho

FLORENCE — Behind 30 points from Riley Hixon, 23 in the second half, Florence defeated Elcho Thursday 65-34 in Northern Lakes Conference boys basketball. “We played a sloppy first half of basketball,” said Florence head coach Bryan Bomberg. “We were flat, very passive and did not push ...

Laona-Wabeno hands Patriots first defeat

WABENO, Wis — Goodman-Pembine suffered its first defeat of the season Thursday night, a 75-52 setback to Laona-Wabeno in Northern Lakes Conference boys basketball action. “We hung with them for 30 minutes but ran out of gas for the last six minutes,” said G-P head coach Jeff Zerbst. ...

Jets grab victory in final minute

POWERS — Any time Carney-Nadeau and North Central get together on the basketball court, it’s going to be a game of intensity. Thursday’s latest matchup in Powers was no exception, with the Jets doing just enough offensively behind an unlikely hero to upend the Wolves 46-41 in a Skyline ...

Wisconsin to volleyball final

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dana Rettke had 19 kills, Molly Haggerty added 15 and Wisconsin beat Baylor 25-27, 25-21, 25-17, 25-19 on Thursday night to advance to the NCAA women's volleyball championship match. Seeking their first title, the Badgers will face defending champion Stanford in the final ...

Patriots boys off to 3-0 start

PHELPS, Wis. — Boone Larison scored 14 and Austin Sheets added 11 for Goodman-Pembine in a 56-46 Northern Lakes Conference win over Phelps Tuesday night. The Patriots, who trailed 29-22 at halftime, move to 3-0 on the season, their best start in almost 10 years according to head coach Jeff ...

Northwoods Storm gain valuable experience

FLORENCE, Wis. — The Northwoods Storm wrestling team recently competed in two varsity-level tournaments, despite being comprised of all new high school wrestlers. “Despite losing matches along the way, the kids never gave up against these more experienced and competitive grapplers,” ...

Girls basketball: Lady Badgers, Nordics, Jets claim victories

LENA, Wis. — Behind a double double from Jessica Oratch of 10 points and 11 rebounds, and 11 points each from Jasmine Racine and Jaida Maki, Niagara defeated Lena Tuesday night 57-23. Niagara led the Marinette-Oconto Conference game 35-9 at halftime. The Badgers out rebounded Lena 39-33, ...

Garcia to Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Now that the Milwaukee Brewers have added Avisail Garcia to their talented outfield, Ryan Braun could see more time at first base. Garcia's $20 million, two-year contract was finalized Tuesday, a deal that includes a 2022 club option and could be worth $30 million over ...

Middle school hoops finals set

NIAGARA, Wis. — The second night of semifinal games took place in the Michigan-Wisconsin Middle School Boys Basketball Tournament. In seventh grade action, Iron Mountain defeated North Dickinson 45-16 in the A Division. IM will face Kingsford in a final Thursday night at the Kingsford ...

Two Packers to Pro Bowl

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers and tackle David Bakhtiari will represent the Green Bay Packers at the Pro Bowl. Twelve Baltimore Ravens, including second-year quarterback Lamar Jackson, and seven New Orleans Saints, highlighted by league-leading receiver Michael Thomas, have made the Pro ...

Bucks’ winning streak ends with 120-116 loss to Mavs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Bucks have little time to reflect on the end of their 18-game winning streak. Milwaukee’s impressive run was halted Monday night when Seth Curry and Kristaps Porzingis each scored 26 points to help the Dallas Mavericks hang on for a 120-116 victory even without star ...

Playoff-bound Packers focused on NFC North

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are in. After completing the regular-season sweep of the longtime-rival Chicago Bears and having the Dallas Cowboys make easy work of the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, the Packers clinched a playoff berth. It's the first time in three years that ...

Packers playoff bound, beat Bears in rivals’ 200th game

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers' wait to see if a long-time foe would help them clinch a playoff spot was a whole lot easier than the lateral-filled final play they had to survive to beat the Chicago Bears in the rivals' 200th game. Leading by eight points with ...