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Bucks tie series with 107-96 Game 4 win as Nets lose Irving

Jun. 13, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton finally are getting a little more help, while Kevin Durant keeps seeing his superstar cohorts get hurt. And now a second-round playoff series that once looked like a Brooklyn Nets runaway suddenly is up for...

García, Yelich help Brewers sweep Pirates with 5-2 win

Jun. 13, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Avisaíl García hit a two-run homer, Christian Yelich added a pinch-hit sacrifice fly on his bobblehead day and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 5-2 win on Sunday. Despite getting outhit 10-5,...

Irving leaves Game 4 of Nets-Bucks series with injury

Jun. 13, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving missed the second half of Game 4 of his team's second-round playoff series with the Milwaukee Bucks after spraining his ankle midway through the second quarter. Irving left the game and headed to the locker room with...

Many charges dismissed, dropped in civil rights march clash

Jun. 13, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) — A judge dismissed the most serious charge against a man accused of shooting a civil rights activist during a confrontation in rural Pennsylvania with a group of marchers on their way to Washington D.C. from Milwaukee last summer. Bedford County Judge...

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...

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...