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NBA disciplines security guard from Durant-Tucker skirmish

Jun. 12, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA has disciplined the Brooklyn Nets security guard who went on the Fiserv Forum court and appeared to shove P.J. Tucker during a confrontation between the Milwaukee forward and Nets star Kevin Durant on Thursday night. NBA officials said the...

Yelich, Brewers bail out Burnes in victory over Pirates

Jun. 12, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers ace Corbin Burnes has made things easy for his teammates this season, shutting down opponents and working deep into games. When he failed to do either of those things Saturday, Milwaukee paid him back with a dominant bullpen effort and a...

Jimenez has 1-stroke lead over Couples in Wisconsin

Jun. 12, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions’ American Insurance Championship. Jimenez, also the first-round leader after a 65, had a 10-under 134 at...

Milwaukee police investigating rash of weekend shootings

Jun. 12, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a man was fatally shot near Milwaukee’s Water Street bar district early Saturday morning. Police said the shooting happened at the intersection of Water and Knapp around 1:40 a.m. WITI-TV...

Nets' Harden out, Green questionable for Game 4 at Milwaukee

Jun. 12, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets again won’t have James Harden but could have forward Jeff Green back for Game 4 of their second-round playoff series with the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday. Nets coach Steve Nash said Saturday that Harden is out and Green is questionable...

Brewers acquire reliever Hunter Strickland from Angels

Jun. 12, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Reliever Hunter Strickland is switching teams again as the Milwaukee Brewers attempt to see if he can regain his early-season form. The Brewers announced Saturday they have acquired Strickland from the Los Angeles Angels for cash. ...

Man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on drug charges

Jun. 12, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man described in court records as a heroin and cocaine trafficking ringleader was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison. The Journal Sentinel reports Joseph Copeland, 42, whose nickname was “Joe Millionaire,” was arrested in...

Monk turned carpenter: Man builds homes for less fortunate

Jun. 12, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Tedd Swartz doesn’t own a TV and hasn’t for 10 years. He considers watching television a “time waster.” “I threw it out the front door,” he said. “I had enough of it.” He would much rather read the classics, or...

Brewers win 7-4 by capitalizing on Pirates' control problems

Jun. 12, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patience paid off for the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. It helped that they were facing a Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen that couldn’t throw the ball over the plate no matter who was pitching. Christian Yelich hit a bases-loaded...

Injury likely to keep Brewers 3B Shaw out until August

Jun. 11, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw likely won’t return until August after dislocating his left shoulder diving for a ground ball this week. Shaw got hurt Wednesday at Cincinnati and was placed on the injured list the next day. Brewers manager...