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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2019, file photo, Green Bay head coach Linc Darner gestures during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Xavier in Cincinnati. Darner is out as the men's basketball coach at Green Bay after posting winning records in four of his five seasons on the job. Chancellor Michael Alexander confirmed the move Monday, May 18, 2020, saying in a statement that the university and coach “have decided to part ways.”(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Darner out as men's hoops coach at Green Bay after 5 years

May. 18, 2020 2:21 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Linc Darner is out as the men's basketball coach at Green Bay after posting winning records in four of his five seasons on the job. Chancellor Michael Alexander confirmed the move Monday, saying in a statement that the university and coach “have decided to part ways.”...

In this May 14, 2020, photo, owner Paul Furrer cuts the hair of Jeff Jones at Rich's Barber Shop in Waukesha, Wis. Wisconsin has been the battleground for political proxy wars for nearly a decade, the backdrop for bruising feuds over labor unions, executive power, redistricting and President Donald Trump. Now, six months before a presidential election, the state is on fire again — some might say still. With a divided state government and a polarized electorate, Wisconsin has emerged as the hot bed of partisan fighting over the coronavirus, including how to slow its spread, restart the seized economy, vote amid a pandemic and judge Trump's leadership. . (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Wisconsin again? Swing state a hotbed of virus politics

May. 16, 2020 9:27 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has been the battleground for political proxy wars for nearly a decade, the backdrop for bruising feuds over labor unions, executive power, redistricting and President Donald Trump. Now, six months before a presidential election, the state is on fire again. With a divided...

Club Ritz opens to patrons following the Wisconsin Supreme Court's decision to strike down Gov. Tony Evers' safer-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in Kaukauna, Wis. (William Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP)

Wisconsin governor warns of 'massive confusion' after ruling

May. 14, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers warned Thursday of “massive confusion” after the state Supreme Court tossed out the Democrat's stay-at-home order and Republicans said they may leave it up to local governments to enact their own rules for combating the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Workers wait in line to enter the Tyson Foods pork processing plant in Logansport, Ind., Thursday, May 7, 2020. The plant was expected to Thursday after closing on April 25 after nearly 900 employees tested positive for the coronavirus. Workers won't be able to return to work until they get tested. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

May. 8, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factories natural high risk contagion locations. But some Midwestern politicians have pointed the finger at the workers' living conditions, suggesting...

NHL profile photo on Chicago Blackhawks player Patrick Kane at a game against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Alta. on Sat, Feb. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Larry MacDougal

The Latest: 3 players on Brazilian soccer team test positive

May. 7, 2020 1:08 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Copa Libertadores champions Flamengo of Brazil say three players have tested positive for COVID-19 but are asymptomatic. The Rio de Janeiro-based club said in a statement 293 employees were tested, including all players, their...

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2017, file photo, Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Treyvon Hester (90) talks with teammates on the sideline during a preseason NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. The Green Bay Packers have signed defensive lineman Treyvon Hester, who is set to play for his fourth different NFL team in as many seasons. (AP Photo/Sarah Warnock, File)

Packers sign defensive lineman Treyvon Hester

May. 1, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed defensive lineman Treyvon Hester, who is set to play for his fourth NFL team in as many seasons. Hester, 27, played 15 games for the Washington Redskins last year. The 2017 seventh-round draft pick from Toledo spent his rookie year playing 14 games...

FILE - In this undated booking photo provided by the Brown County (Wisc) Sheriff's Office is Sagal Hussein.  Hussein  has been charged after the body of her young son was found in March 2020 in a duffel bag in her car apparently months after he died. Hussein, 25, of Howard, faces nine counts, including chronic neglect of a child causing death, hiding the corpse of a child and obstruction of an officer.(Brown County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Wisconsin woman charged after son's body found in her car

May. 1, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman has been charged after the body of her young son was found in March in a duffel bag in her car apparently months after he died. Sagal Hussein, 25, of Howard, faces nine counts, including chronic neglect of a child causing death, hiding the corpse of a child and...

FILE - In this March 26, 2020, file photo, Jason Hackedorn looks into Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians baseball team, in Cleveland. With the distinct possibility of pro sports resuming in empty venues, a recent poll suggests a majority of U.S. fans wouldn't feel safe attending games anyway without a coronavirus vaccine.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

The Latest: Former NHL enforcer Laraque tests positive

Apr. 30, 2020 11:25 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Former NHL enforcer Georges Laraque has tested positive for COVID-19. The 43-year-old Laraque made the announcement on social media Thursday in a post showing him in a hospital gown. “I guess I’m not invincible,...

Bears sign WR-return specialist Trevor Davis

Apr. 29, 2020 8:49 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed wide receiver and return specialist Trevor Davis. Davis has 16 catches for 205 yards and one touchdown over four seasons with Green Bay, Oakland and Miami. He has averaged 10.1 yards on 59 punt returns and 22.4 yards on 58 kickoff returns. Chicago missed...

Packers announce signings of 15 undrafted free agents

Apr. 29, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — After not drafting a single wide receiver last week, the Green Bay Packers have included Michigan State wideout Darrell Stewart among their 15 undrafted free-agent signings. Stewart caught at least 48 passes each of the past three seasons and finished his college career with 150...