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Bucks rout short-handed Heat 124-102 without Antetokounmpo

Dec. 05, 2021 00:15 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — It wasn’t exactly a revenge game for the Milwaukee Bucks, though it felt good. Pat Connaughton made seven 3-pointers and scored 23 points, and the Bucks avenged an embarrassing loss from the second game of the season, beating the Heat 124-102 on...

Baldwin Jr. leads Milwaukee past Robert Morris 77-69

Dec. 04, 2021 15:07 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patrick Baldwin Jr. had 26 points as Milwaukee beat Robert Morris 77-69 on Saturday. Baldwin Jr. converted all six of his 3-point attempts. He added seven rebounds. Josh Thomas had 19 points for Milwaukee (2-6, 1-1 Horizon League),...

Bucks bring veteran Wesley Matthews back to Milwaukee

Dec. 03, 2021 20:20 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wesley Matthews is back with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks signed the swingman Friday, bringing him back after he spent the 2019-20 season with them. Matthews, who played in high school in Madison, Wisconsin, and collegiately at...

Wisconsin condo building evacuated due to structural issues

Dec. 03, 2021 18:18 PM EST

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A six-story condominium building that was the subject of resident complaints dating back to June 2020 has been evacuated in a Milwaukee suburb after engineers found the structure was in imminent danger of collapsing. Police and firefighters cleared...

Long scores 17 to carry Youngstown St. over Milwaukee 70-68

Dec. 02, 2021 23:38 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Owen Long registered 17 points as Youngstown State narrowly defeated Milwaukee 70-68 on Thursday night in a Horizon League opener for both teams. Long made a 3-pointer that gave the Penguins a 67-66 lead with 1:46 remaining and then split a pair of...

Bucks' Lopez undergoes back surgery; return date uncertain

Dec. 02, 2021 18:41 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez has undergone surgery to address the back injury that has kept him from playing since the opening game of the season. The Bucks announced Thursday that Lopez had back surgery earlier that day in Los Angeles. ...

Bucks beat Hornets on Antetokounmpo's final-seconds layup

Dec. 02, 2021 00:07 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored on a driving layup with two seconds left to give Milwaukee a 127-125 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night, the Bucks’ eighth consecutive victory. Antetokounmpo had 40 points and 12 rebounds and Khris...

Suspect in Waukesha parade carnage says he feels 'demonized'

Dec. 01, 2021 20:15 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The man accused of driving his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing six people and injuring dozens, said Wednesday that he feels like he's being “demonized.” Darrell Brooks Jr., in an interview...

Republican wants to empower Wisconsin secretary of state

Dec. 01, 2021 13:25 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker announced Wednesday that she's running to be Wisconsin's next secretary of state, saying she wants to turn the mostly powerless office into a check on the bipartisan Wisconsin Elections Commission. State Rep. Amy...

Brewers sign Tellez plus 2 catchers, non-tender Vogelbach

Nov. 30, 2021 21:16 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have signed first baseman Rowdy Tellez and catchers Pedro Severino and Brett Sullivan to one-year contracts while non-tendering first baseman Daniel Vogelbach. Vogelbach, an All-Star in 2019 while playing for Seattle, hit .219 with...