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Bucks' Antetokounmpo feeling fine but monitoring his knee

Sep. 27, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo says he feels fine as he prepares for the Milwaukee Bucks’ title defense but will be careful with the left knee that he hyperextended during the championship run. Antetokounmpo missed the final two games of the Eastern Conference...

Injuries at cornerback, running back hinder 49ers

Sep. 27, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The mounting injuries at running back and cornerback finally caught up to the San Francisco 49ers in their last second-loss to the Green Bay Packers. With four of their top five halfbacks sidelined with injuries and three key cornerbacks down,...

Chryst says Wisconsin's troubles on offense go beyond Mertz

Sep. 27, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst says the Badgers’ problems on offense don’t rest solely with struggling quarterback Graham Mertz. Mertz was 18 for 41 for 240 yards with four interceptions and a fumble in the Badgers’ 41-13 loss to Notre Dame on...

Pedestrian struck, killed by driver who had been shot

Sep. 27, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 35-year-old man was struck and killed while trying to help his brother with a disabled vehicle by a driver who had been shot in Milwaukee, according to authorities. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office on Monday identified the man who died...

What now? Steelers scrambling for answers after 1-2 start

Sep. 27, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The situation called for a gamble. Something risky. Something — anything really — to awaken the Pittsburgh offense and fend off the cascade of boos that followed every futile possession. Instead, Ben Roethlisberger took the snap, turned immediately...

Two women killed in crash in Eau Claire, both victims local

Sep. 27, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Two people have died in a crash in Eau Claire. according to police. Two vehicles sustained severe damage in a collision Sunday about 1:30 p.m. The occupant of one vehicle, 81-year-old Elaine Lambrecht was pronounced dead at the scene of the...

Cardinal Raymond Burke says his recovery slow after COVID-19

Sep. 27, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A high-ranking Roman Catholic cardinal who was placed on a ventilator after contracting COVID-19 said he has moved into a house but is still struggling to recover from the disease. Cardinal Raymond Burke, 73, one of the church's most outspoken...

Analysis: US has to win in Europe to turn tide in Ryder Cup

Sep. 27, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Europe had players who weren't even born the last time it was beaten this badly in the Ryder Cup by what was clearly a superior American team on Midwestern soil. This wasn't Sunday at Whistling Straits. This was five years ago...

Resounding US Ryder Cup win could be start of something big

Sep. 27, 2021 03:24 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The kids are more than alright. After America's youngest Ryder Cup team handed Europe its biggest beating ever, they're more than a little cocky, too. Two decades-and-counting worth of frustration poured out alongside plastic cups filled with...

Virtual healthcare 'a necessary alternative' during pandemic

Sep. 27, 2021 01:11 AM EDT

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Miles Johnson isn’t the easiest patient to work with. Retired from a hard life of farming 340 acres near Mondovi, his deeply tanned face has a stern look as nurses-in-training at Chippewa Valley Technical College suddenly appear at his bedside...