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Balanced Green Bay routs Wisconsin-Stout 112-46

Dec. 11, 2018 10:28 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Sandy Cohen III tossed in 17 points to lead seven in double figures and all 11 Green Bay players who suited up scored in a 112-46 rout of Division III-member Wisconsin-Stout on Tuesday night. Cohen sank 7 of 11 shots from the floor to help the Phoenix (6-4) shoot 57 percent (41 of...

AP FACT CHECK: Wisconsin governor's veto pen is powerful

Dec. 11, 2018 8:36 PM EST

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state's Capitol because it would trim some of his successor's powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect Tony Evers from altering some...

Walker: Partial vetoes possible on some lame-duck bills

Dec. 11, 2018 4:00 PM EST

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he's considering at least one partial veto of bills Republican lawmakers approved in a lame-duck session that would cut into the powers of the Democrat who defeated him. But he also downplayed concerns over what the Legislature approved,...

The Latest: Walker: Line-item vetoes likely on some bills

Dec. 11, 2018 2:35 PM EST

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin's lame-duck legislative session (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he's considering at least one line-item veto of bills passed by Republican lawmakers in a lame-duck session that would cut into the powers of the Democrat who defeated...

Bledsoe has 20 points, 12 boards and Bucks beat Cavs 108-92

Dec. 10, 2018 11:35 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — It may not mean much in the standings by the end of the season, but a 16-point win over the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday may be a sign of the Milwaukee Bucks' transformation into a contender. The Bucks had beaten the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors on the road the night...

Packers look to keep momentum going under Philbin

Dec. 10, 2018 8:02 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — One week, one win for Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin. Now, the self-effacing, self-deprecating Philbin wants to keep the momentum going from Sunday's win over the Atlanta Falcons to keep alive Green Bay's slim playoff hopes. At the least, there are positive vibes in the...

Wisconsin GOP legislation eases corporate tax break rules

Dec. 10, 2018 6:50 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Companies seeking tax credits from Wisconsin's troubled job-creation agency would face less scrutiny under a provision Republicans included in a package of lame-duck legislation designed to weaken newly elected Democrats. The measure awaiting GOP Gov. Scott Walker's signature would...

Bears on verge of playoffs after 'D' dominates against Rams

Dec. 10, 2018 6:44 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears were in trouble, leading by nine with the Rams in prime position following a big interception return by Joe Johnson III on an overthrown ball by Mitchell Trubisky. On the next play, with Los Angeles at the 27, Kyle Fuller picked off a wobbly pass by Jared Goff. In...

Cardinals offense struggles in 17-3 loss to Lions

Dec. 9, 2018 10:00 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals had hoped for the first winning streak of the season after a morale-boosting win at Green Bay in the snow last Sunday. But the Cardinals offense regressed in a 17-3 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday, which dropped Arizona to 3-10. The Cardinals gave up three...

Mistakes, penalties plague Falcons, ensuring losing record

Dec. 9, 2018 6:58 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank watched coach Dan Quinn offer explanations about another defeat. The boss then gave Quinn a hug before he walked out the door of a Lambeau Field media room. Blank still appears to have Quinn's back as the losses keep piling up for Atlanta. In less...