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Padres beat Brewers 2-1 behind Lamet's 14 strikeouts

Sep. 18, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Since losing Christian Yelich for the season, the Milwaukee Brewers stepped up their push for the playoffs, winning six of their first seven games without the reigning NL MVP. But in a 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night, the Brewers were stymied by right-hander Dinelson...

Packers take 'mental day' to rest in middle of tough stretch

Sep. 18, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — In a sport where it's all about going as fast as possible as hard as possible and for as long as possible, first-year Packers coach Matt LaFleur on Wednesday elected instead to take things nice and slow. "We're using it more as a mental day, and sort of walkthrough," LaFleur said....

Milwaukee woman pleads not guilty in death of emaciated son

Sep. 18, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee mother has pleaded not guilty to child neglect charges following the death of her 42-pound (19.05-kilogram) teenage son. Prosecutors say 16-year-old Hector Pizarro died Sept. 4 at a Milwaukee medical clinic where his mother, Iraida Pizarro-Osorio, had taken him after he became...

Moustakas, Cain lift Brewers past Padres 3-1

Sep. 18, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas used one swing of the bat to give the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push a big boost. Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night with their 11th win in 12 games. "Moustakas, he's...

Michigan OG Ben Bredeson headed home to play Wisconsin

Sep. 17, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ben Bredeson had a chance to cash in on his potential this year in the NFL. The All America offensive guard, though, chose to stay at Michigan for his senior season and to take out an insurance policy, providing some financial protection if an injury hurts his stock in the draft....

Broncos look to bounce back from 0-2 start in Green Bay

Sep. 17, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders didn't realize he tied a career high with 11 catches against Chicago. Never even dawned on him. "I just want to get a win," the Denver receiver said Tuesday as the team began preparations for their game in Green Bay this weekend. The Broncos are off to a 0-2 start...

Packers pick up CB Tremon Smith off waivers

Sep. 17, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers claimed cornerback Tremon Smith off waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday. The second-year player out of Central Arkansas was a sixth-round pick of the Chiefs last year. He appeared in 14 games with one start during the regular season and played in both...

Spangenberg lifts Brewers, ensures Padres' losing record

Sep. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corey Spangenberg helped the Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in their playoff push and ensured another losing season for his old team Spangenberg drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the fourth inning, and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Monday night....

Coan looks to lead balanced offense against No. 11 Michigan

Sep. 16, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new-look Wisconsin team will be set for Big Ten action when the 13th-ranked Badgers host No. 11 Michigan on Saturday. Specifically, junior quarterback Jack Coan and wide receiver Quintez Cephus add a fresh dimension to Wisconsin's arsenal compared to last season, when the Wolverines...

Aaron Jones does 'unbelievable job' in win over Vikings

Sep. 16, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — What Aaron Jones did on Sunday is exactly what coach Matt LaFleur envisioned for the running game when he took over the reins of the Packers in January. Jones had 116 yards and a touchdown on a career-high 23 carries in Green Bay's 21-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings. "He did an...