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CORRECTS TO SINGLE, INSTEAD OF DOUBLE - St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader celebrates with Paul Goldschmidt after scoring on a single by Tommy Edman during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

O'Neill ends no-hit bid, Cardinals rally past Pirates 5-4

Sep. 19, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyler O’Neill hit a two-run double to end a no-hit bid started by Pittsburgh’s Mitch Keller, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Pirates 5-4 Saturday night. Keller threw 84 pitches over six no-hit innings and was pulled from the game leading 4-0, but the...

Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun celebrates his three-run home run with third base coach Ed Sedar during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Burnes, Braun help Brewers to 5-0 win over the Royals

Sep. 19, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corbin Burnes threw six solid innings of four-hit ball, Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer in Milwaukee's four-run eighth inning and the Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Saturday night. With the win, Milwaukee moved into a tie with the Cincinnati Reds, one game behind second-place St....

The seats at Miller Park are empty during the ninth inning of a baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Brewers have 3 positive COVID tests at alternate site

Sep. 19, 2020 8:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers had two players and a staff member test positive for the coronavirus at their alternate training site in Appleton, Wisconsin. Milwaukee president of baseball operations David Stearns confirmed the positive results Saturday and said they shouldn't impact the major league team....

FILE - Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia speaks during a news conference after an NFL football game against Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. The heat is on — and the games haven't even kicked off yet. That's life in the NFL for some coaches who enter the regular season knowing they need to guide their squads through what will be a most unusual regular season and at least keep them in playoff contention into December. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)

Lions put OG Dahl on IR, sign OG Wiggins off practice squad

Sep. 19, 2020 7:54 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions will be without a starting offensive guard against Green Bay. Detroit put guard Joe Dahl on injured reserve due to a groin injury Saturday, a day before playing the Packers on the road. The Lions signed guard Kenny Wiggins off the practice squad. Detroit also...

FILE- In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.  The= Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Carroll and Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all...

New business model: Madison man goes online to sell cookies

Sep. 19, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Yeng Yang’s had tremendous success recently with the Yummee cookies he began selling at the Dane County Farmers’ Market, and now he’s opening a storefront on Madison’s Far West Side. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Yeng sold most of his baked goods at...

Wisconsin groundwater study completed, but analysis is not

Sep. 19, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Researchers have completed the fourth and final round of private well sampling to determine sources of fecal contamination in wells that were previously flagged for issues as part of an ongoing groundwater study in southwestern Wisconsin. The findings released Wednesday found 76...

Milwaukee Brewers' Jacob Nottingham gestures after hitting a grand slam during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Nottingham's slam helps Brewers rally to beat Royals 9-5

Sep. 19, 2020 12:34 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jacob Nottingham hit a grand slam and Orlando Arcia added a three-run shot as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied from an early four-run deficit and beat the Kansas City Royals 9-5 on Friday night. Nottingham’s two-out blast to left off Danny Duffy (3-4) capped a six-run rally in the...

FILE - In this March 10, 2019, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy, center, talks with Chicago Cubs bench coach Mark Loretta (19) and the umpires before a spring training baseball game in Phoenix. Murphy has rejoined the team six weeks after suffering a heart attack at Miller Park. Murphy said he was feeling “pretty good” while talking to reporters before the Brewers’ Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, game with the Kansas City Royals. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Brewers' bench coach Murphy rejoins team after heart attack

Sep. 18, 2020 7:59 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy has rejoined the team just over six weeks after having a heart attack at Miller Park. Murphy said he was feeling “pretty good” while talking to reporters before the Brewers’ game Friday night against with the Kansas City Royals....

FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2020, file photo, State Sen. Caleb Frostman, who was appointed secretary of the Department of Workforce Development, speaks during a news conference in Madison, Wis. Frostman, resigned Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, after failing to find a way to address a massive backlog of unprocessed unemployment benefit claims sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP, File)

Wisconsin secretary resigns amid unemployment claim backlog

Sep. 18, 2020 6:19 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Workforce Development's top leader resigned Friday after failing to find a way to address a massive backlog of unprocessed unemployment benefit claims sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' office said Caleb Frostman stepped down after...