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Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus reinstated, not eligible to play

Aug. 19, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus was cleared Monday to return to school after a jury acquitted him of sexual assault charges, though it was unclear when he will be eligible to play in a game. The school announced Chancellor Rebecca Blank's decision in a statement that said the...

The Latest: Wisconsin says Cephus has 'eligibility issues'

Aug. 19, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin reinstating receiver Quintez Cephus following his acquittal on sexual assault charges (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Wisconsin football officials say receiver Quintez Cephus is back on the team after a jury acquitted him of sexual assault charges but it might be...

Foxconn leaders, Wisconsin officials meet; details unclear

Aug. 14, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group executives met Wednesday with Wisconsin's governor, legislative leaders and others but no one is saying much about what they discussed. Foxconn, the world's leading electronics manufacturer, has been under the spotlight in Wisconsin ever since striking a deal...

The Latest: Lawyer to UW: Reject stereotype, enroll Cephus

Aug. 12, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on University of Wisconsin football player Quintez Cephus (all times local): 5:15 p.m. An attorney for Quintez Cephus is urging the University of Wisconsin-Madison to follow the lead of a jury that acquitted the former Wisconsin receiver and to not reinforce what he called...

Cephus attorney says UW doesn't want football player back

Aug. 12, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison officials are sending a "clear message" they don't want former Badgers wide receiver Quintez Cephus to return despite his acquittal in a sexual assault case, his attorney said Monday. Cephus, 21, of Macon, Georgia, was suspended from the football team in...

Spas are seeing more men, a less-is-more approach for guests

Aug. 12, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Spa visits and the money they generate reached record highs last year in the U.S. with $18.3 billion in revenue driven by 190 million pampering trips, according to the International Spa Association. The leading industry group for spa professionals recently held its 25th annual event for...

Conservative think tank sues Wisconsin's Evers over access

Aug. 7, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A conservative think tank has filed a federal lawsuit against Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, alleging he violated the First Amendment rights of staff members who were denied access to a press briefing and kept off an advisory list sent to other reporters. The MacIver Institute...

Former Wisconsin football player petitions for readmission

Aug. 7, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin Badgers football player Quintez Cephus has filed a petition to be readmitted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison after he was found not guilty of sexually assaulting two female students. The Wisconsin State Journal reports Wednesday that Cephus directed his...

Coan has slight edge in 4-way Wisconsin QB battle

Jul. 31, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — There were two notable absences Wednesday at Wisconsin media day: two-time All-American running back Jonathan Taylor and quarterback Alex Hornibrook. Taylor's flight out of Philadelphia was delayed, causing him to miss the team photo, and Hornibrook, who started the past three seasons...

Woman tells jury ex-UW football player raped her in his home

Jul. 30, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The trial of former University of Wisconsin football player Quintez Cephus began Tuesday with a woman testifying that Cephus raped her in his apartment. Cephus, 21, of Macon, Georgia, is charged with second- and third-degree sexual assault after two 18-year-old women reported to police...