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Wisconsin Sports

Middleton to return for Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks All-Star forward Khris Middleton says he's ready to return to the floor after missing two-plus weeks with a left thigh contusion. After the Bucks' shootaround on Tuesday, Middleton said he's "gonna go" Wednesday at home against the Atlanta Hawks. Middleton ...

Packers look to hit reset button

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Win or lose, Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur has stressed the need for his team to "hit the reset button" and move onto the next game. That will be as important as ever following a 37-8 loss at San Francisco on Sunday night. The Packers were coming off a bye ...

Antetokounmpo scores 50

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had one of the most dominant games of his career and the Milwaukee Bucks needed every bit of it. Antetokounmpo scored a season-high 50 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his 17th consecutive double-double to help the Bucks rally in the second half for ...

Spiders bite Badgers

NEW YORK (AP) — To hear Chris Mooney, his Richmond Spiders spent the days and weeks and months after their 2018-19 season came to an end working on defense and toughness. And in a gym on the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues in Brooklyn, New York, the results of that work borne ...

Niners handle Packers, Rodgers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Aaron Rodgers dropped back on his first third down of the day, tried to avoid the pressure and got stripped on a sack that set up an early San Francisco touchdown and set the tone for the game for the Green Bay Packers. A matchup between two of the NFC’s top teams ...

Predators earn league awards

NIAGARA, Wis. — Northern Elite Predators filled 12 positions on the All-MONLP Small 11 Conference team. Junior back and kicker Andrew Niven, senior tight end Josh Wallschlaeger and junior lineman Gabe Wysocki earned all-conference first-team berths. Sophomore back Landon Kalkofen and ...

No LPGA stop at Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis – The LPGA Tour’s 2020 schedule does not include a stop at Thornberry Creek at Oneida. The Oneida Nation’s Business Committee voted in late July to ends its sponsorship of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic after the tournament failed to break even financially during its ...

Brewers lose Grandal, who heads to White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Yasmani Grandal saw a young team stocked with promising pitchers and hitters. He envisioned a bright future for the Chicago White Sox, and he chose to be part of it. No longer burdened by draft-pick compensation, Grandal found the multiyear contract he failed to get last ...

Bucks outscore Blazers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee crowd greeted Carmelo Anthony with a loud ovation when the 10-time All-Star was introduced before the game. It cheered louder after the Bucks extended their winning streak to six straight. Giannis Antetokounmpo had his second triple-double of the season and ...

Lacy named to tennis board

MARINETTE, Wis. — Adrienne Lacy, assistant recreation director for the City of Marinette Recreation Department, has been named vice president of the board of directors for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Wisconsin District. Lacy was nominated for her many years of previous work ...

Bucks post road victory

ATLANTA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn’t concerned that the Milwaukee Bucks let the Atlanta Hawks back in the game late in the fourth quarter. What mattered to Antetokounmpo was another road win for his streaking team. “If you want to be a really good team in this league, you’ve ...

Eau Claire suspends players

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has suspended five football players after racist messages were shared on Snapchat. The Leader-Telegram reports the messages in the Snapchat string included a picture of a cross burning at a Ku Klux Klan rally. The messages ...

Lady Badgers cruise in season opener

NIAGARA, Wis. — The first game of a new season is always exciting for everyone, the players, coaches and fans, and Tuesday was no exception as Niagara welcomed local rival Florence for a non-conference game, defeating the Bobcats 58-39. The Badgers jumped out to an early lead and never ...

Ball-in-glove logo back for 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers are bringing back the team's iconic ball-in-glove logo next year. Starting in 2020, players will wear a modernized version of the ball-in-glove image first introduced in 1978 and worn until 1993. A "M" and the "B" are linked above the glove's webbing. The ball ...

Antetokounmpo’s 33 leads Bucks by Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo showed off a couple of scratches on his hands and arms. The leader of the Milwaukee Bucks was whistled for five offensive fouls, but finished the game on the floor. The Chicago Bulls tried everything against the NBA MVP. Nothing worked. Antetokounmpo had ...

Bucks trample Pacers 102-83

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists Saturday night, and the Milwaukee Bucks forced the Indiana Pacers into their worst shooting performance of the season in a 102-83 rout. Brook Lopez added 15 points and eight boards. His five blocked shots ...

Escanaba pitcher signs with Wisconsin

ESCANABA — Two years ago, Gabi Salo verbally committed to playing softball at the University of Wisconsin. Tuesday in the Escanaba High School library, she made that dream a reality. Salo, with her father and coach, Gary, and her mother Lori behind her, signed the dotted line to officially ...

Giannis drops 30-plus again

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo ensured the Milwaukee Bucks’ dominance over the Chicago Bulls didn’t end Thursday night. Antetokounmpo had 38 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Bledsoe added a season-high 31 points and eight assists, and the Bucks withstood another historic effort by ...

Brewers’ Yelich runner-up for MVP

NEW YORK (AP) — It had never been so difficult for Mike Trout to arrive at the ballpark, get his mind and body ready, and perform at the level baseball fans have come to expect. And still, nobody did it better in the American League. Trout overcame injury and tragedy to win his third AL MVP ...

Davison, Ford lift Wisconsin past McNeese, 83-63

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brad Davison scored a game-high 24 points, Aleem Ford added a career-high 16 points, and Wisconsin beat McNeese 83-63 on Wednesday night. Brevin Pritzl scored 13 points in his first start in two seasons for the Badgers (2-1), who won their second straight ...