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Spangenberg lifts Brewers, ensures Padres' losing record

Sep. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corey Spangenberg helped the Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in their playoff push and ensured another losing season for his old team Spangenberg drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the fourth inning, and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Monday night....

Coan looks to lead balanced offense against No. 11 Michigan

Sep. 16, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new-look Wisconsin team will be set for Big Ten action when the 13th-ranked Badgers host No. 11 Michigan on Saturday. Specifically, junior quarterback Jack Coan and wide receiver Quintez Cephus add a fresh dimension to Wisconsin's arsenal compared to last season, when the Wolverines...

Aaron Jones does 'unbelievable job' in win over Vikings

Sep. 16, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — What Aaron Jones did on Sunday is exactly what coach Matt LaFleur envisioned for the running game when he took over the reins of the Packers in January. Jones had 116 yards and a touchdown on a career-high 23 carries in Green Bay's 21-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings. "He did an...

Lawyer: Ex-Wisconsin nurse to plead guilty to hurting babies

Sep. 16, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A defense attorney says a former Wisconsin nurse is prepared to plead guilty to hurting infants in a Madison hospital's intensive care unit. Forty-three-year-old Christopher Kaphaem faces 19 felony child abuse counts involving nine infants. WKOW-TV reports Kaphaem's attorney, Jonas...

Yelich says he had 'pity party' for himself after injury

Sep. 16, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich said he had a "pity party" for himself after fracturing his right kneecap. Hurt when he fouled off a pitch last week, the reigning NL MVP will miss the rest of the season as the Milwaukee Brewers try to make the playoffs. The projected recovery time for the two-time...

Wisconsin man accused of making THC cartridges charged

Sep. 16, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man suspected of running an illegal operation to manufacture vaping cartridges flew to California last month to get THC oil in bulk to fill thousands of cartridges to sell, prosecutors said Monday in charging documents. Authorities in Kenosha, Wisconsin, arrested 20-year-old...

Despite win, Bears have room to improve to make deep run

Sep. 16, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — It was ugly. It was gut wrenching. And it was, ultimately, a win for Chicago. A 16-14 victory at Denver on Sunday has the Bears breathing a little easier, and they can thank their dominant defense and kicker, of all people, for that. "What we saw yesterday was a team that was very...

Hearing waived in case tied to brother's disappearance

Sep. 16, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

KINGSTON, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with tampering with a vehicle used by two Wisconsin brothers who are missing and presumed dead in Missouri has waived his right to a hearing to determine whether there is enough evidence for a trial. Court records show that 25-year-old Garland Nelson was ordered to be...

Cook sets career rushing high in Vikings' loss to Packers

Sep. 15, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Dalvin Cook gave the Minnesota Vikings hope. He just couldn't quite carry them past Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Cook ran for a career-high 154 yards and a long a touchdown to help the Vikings make it close after they looked as though they were going to get blown out in a...

Packers ride Rodgers' hot start to 21-16 win over Vikings

Sep. 15, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — All that mattered to Aaron Rodgers on Sunday was that the Packers won. That's it. Rodgers threw two early touchdowns and Green Bay held on for a 21-16 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. "The biggest thing is that we're 2-0," he said. "I know we owe a lot of that to our defense and...