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Ex-NFL stars want to get paid but it's lucky fan who does

Sep. 25, 2018 2:55 AM EDT

We take a brief break from the weekly angst over the roughing the passer penalties in the NFL to talk cold, hard cash. Anthony Prince got his money. Eric Dickerson wants to get paid, too. Prince isn't a big name like Dickerson, who leads a group of Hall of Famers who are threatening to follow in Terrell Owens'...

With new coach and new arena, Giannis, Bucks are all smiles

Sep. 24, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was all smiles but had no jokes. The Milwaukee Bucks' All-Star forward was more business this time around: While he didn't indulge reporters by opening his media day session on Monday with a gag, as he had done in previous years, Antetokounmpo still flashed an...

Packers lose DL Wilkerson for season after surgery

Sep. 24, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers lost at Washington on Sunday, and Mike Daniels lost one of his "buddies" when fellow defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson sustained a season-ending ankle injury. "You never want to see anybody go down. You don't want to see your worst enemy go down out there,"...

Former co-worker: Wisconsin shooting suspect never smiled

Sep. 24, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A gunman who opened fire at a Wisconsin software company never talked and never smiled, a former co-worker said. WTS Paradigm employee Anthony Tong shot four co-workers at the company's Middleton headquarters Wednesday before police stormed the building and killed him. All the...

The Latest: Lions lead Patriots 10-0 early in 2nd quarter

Sep. 23, 2018 11:03 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The winless Detroit Lions could hardly have asked for a better start against New England. The Lions lead 10-0 after Matthew Stafford's 3-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay early in the second quarter. New England does not have a...

Brewers cruise past Pirates, move closer to playoff berth

Sep. 23, 2018 6:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers used their power to put the Pittsburgh Pirates on the ropes. Some heads-up baserunning — and more than a little help from the mistake-prone home team — pushed the Brewers closer to the club's fifth playoff berth in franchise history. Christian Yelich,...

Peterson runs for 120 yards, 2 TDs, Skins top Packers 31-17

Sep. 23, 2018 6:47 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — A week removed from what he called "an embarrassment," Adrian Peterson turned in his first 100-yard game in more than 10 months. Peterson ran for 120 yards and a pair of 2-yard scores, Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes and the Washington Redskins held on Sunday for a 31-17 victory...

Summaries of the governor's races on the ballot in 36 states

Sep. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first...

No. 18 Wisconsin rallies past Iowa 28-17

Sep. 23, 2018 12:26 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — With their season on the line in late September, Wisconsin showed that the Big Ten West will likely run through Madison yet again. Alex Hornibrook threw a 17-yard TD pass to A.J. Taylor with 57 seconds left and No. 18 Wisconsin bounced back from last week's loss by rallying past Iowa...

McFarland interception preserves Idaho State's 25-21 win

Sep. 22, 2018 9:26 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Defensive back Christian McFarland picked off a North Dakota pass late in the game, sealing a 25-21 win for Idaho State on Saturday afternoon. North Dakota, trailing by three, was threatening deep in Bengals territory with just over a minute to play when McFarland intercepted Nate...