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Wisconsin tribal school's science project returns from space

Jan. 18, 2021 1:01 AM EST

HAYWARD, Wis. (AP) — When the SpaceX Cargo Dragon 2 ship returned to Earth from the International Space Station this week, it carried onboard a very special package for a tribal school in Wisconsin — fish eggs. A team of eighth-grade students from the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School in Hayward had...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley watches his players before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens, Fla. On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, the Los Angeles Chargers hired Staley to become the team's head coach. (AP Photo/Doug Murray, File)

Chargers hire Rams DC Brandon Staley as head coach

Jan. 18, 2021 12:30 AM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Staley won't have to move that far for his first head coaching opportunity. Staley agreed to become the Los Angeles Chargers' coach on Sunday night after one season as the defensive coordinator for the crosstown Rams. The Chargers made the decision to hire Staley after...

No. 9 Maryland women beat Wisconsin 79-70 for 10th straight

Jan. 17, 2021 6:40 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Maryland's Mimi Collins has confidence in her teammates’ abilities. She realizes that if Ashley Owusu or Chloe Bibby starts slowly, other Terrapins can pick up the pace. Such was the case on Sunday as the ninth-ranked Terps beat Wisconsin 79-90 on Sunday. Bibby scored 19 points...

Wisconsin's average daily virus cases remain mostly constant

Jan. 17, 2021 3:54 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin health officials on Sunday confirmed 1,606 new cases of the coronavirus, out of nearly 7,000 people tested in the last day. Nearly 522,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. Over the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new...

Armed person in Cudahy apartment shot, wounded by police

Jan. 17, 2021 10:57 AM EST

CUDAHY, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a Cudahy police officer shot and wounded an armed person Saturday night after police responded to two separate 911 calls about a disturbance at an apartment complex. Cudahy police say the incident happened shortly after 9 p.m., after police received emergency calls first...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers scores on a one-yard touchdown run past Los Angeles Rams' John Johnson during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Rodgers, Packers beat Rams 32-18 to reach NFC title game

Jan. 17, 2021 12:10 AM EST

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 and also...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws under pressure from Los Angeles Rams' Aaron Donald (99) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Rams' defense struggles with injury hindering Donald

Jan. 16, 2021 9:59 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — As the Los Angeles Rams’ fate became distressingly clear in the final minutes of Saturday’s game, cameras showed a tearful Aaron Donald on the sideline. The unanimous All-Pro defensive tackle had worked tirelessly to play after a rib injury knocked him out of a playoff...

Godfrey leads Purdue Fort Wayne over Milwaukee 81-74

Jan. 16, 2021 9:38 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jarred Godfrey had 18 points as Purdue Fort Wayne topped Milwaukee 81-74 on Saturday night. Jalon Pipkins added 16 points for the Mastodons, while Bobby Planutis chipped in 15. Godfrey also had eight turnovers but only seven assists. Pipkins also had six rebounds. Dylan Carl had 10 points...

Record number of single-day COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin

Jan. 16, 2021 4:43 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The number of deaths on a single day due to the coronavirus has reached an new record in Wisconsin, state health officials said Saturday. The Department of Health Services reported an additional 128 deaths. The previous record for a single day of COVID-19 deaths was 120 on Dec. 22. A...

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (10) leaps to make a catch in front of Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Rams won't have WR Cooper Kupp for playoff game with Packers

Jan. 16, 2021 3:28 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams won’t have leading receiver Cooper Kupp available for their NFC divisional playoff game against the top-seeded Green Bay Packers. Kupp headlines the Rams’ list of inactive players for Saturday’s game. He had been listed as questionable with a...