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Chris Schemm waits for large bone-in ribeye steak reach the correct temperature while grilling them in a Big Green Egg in his backyard, June 17, 2020, in Lawrence, Wis. (Sarah Kloepping/The Green Bay Press-Gazette via AP)

Nurse practitioner's food pics build social media following

Jul. 13, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — When Chris Schemm fires up his Big Green Egg he’s cooking for his family — plus 10,000. His wife, two daughters and son feast on the food. His Instagram followers feast on the photos. His @titletowngriller Instagram feed is stuffed with pictures and videos of classic...

FILER - In this Feb. 21, 2020, file photo, Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) goes to the basket against New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (23) in the first half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Pacers will finish this season without Oladipo after the two-time All-Star decided to sit out because of the risk of re-injuring his right knee. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

The Latest: Pacers' Oladipo to sit out restart of season

Jul. 3, 2020 8:32 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Indiana Pacers will finish this season without Victor Oladipo after the two-time All-Star decided to sit out because of the risk of re-injuring his right knee. Earlier this week, Oladipo told reporters he was still debating...

Packers to play before significantly smaller Lambeau crowds

Jul. 3, 2020 2:06 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers will play before significantly fewer fans at Lambeau Field this year, if they play in front of any at all. The Packers told season ticket holders Friday to prepare for a football season unlike any the NFL has experienced because of the coronavirus pandemic....

A crow sits on fencing erected around the Epsom Downs racecourse, in Epsom, England, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The Derby annual horse race will take place behind closed doors on Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

The Latest: Oklahoma athletics cutting $13.7M from budget

Jul. 2, 2020 12:43 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Oklahoma athletics department has announced $13.7 million in budget cuts it blames on fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, including a 10% salary drop for any employee earning at least $1,000,000 per year. Athletic...

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Utah State quarterback Jordan Love works out at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Green Bay Packers have signed each of their two top draft picks now that they’ve agreed to terms with Love and Boston College running back A.J. Dillon, the team announced Wednesday, July 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Packers sign 1st-round pick Love, 2nd-round choice Dillon

Jul. 1, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers said Wednesday they have signed Utah State quarterback Jordan Love and Boston College running back A.J. Dillon, their top two draft picks. Green Bay gave the Miami Dolphins a fourth-round draft choice to move up four spots in the first round and take Love 26th...

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis speaks during a news conference following an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Colts will add career sacks leader Robert Mathis to their Ring of Honor this year. The team announced Monday the induction ceremony will take place Nov. 22 when the Colts host the Green Bay Packers. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Mathis to become 17th member of Colts' Ring of Honor

Jun. 15, 2020 4:18 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts will add career sacks leader Robert Mathis to their Ring of Honor this year. The team announced Monday the induction ceremony will take place Nov. 22 when the Colts host the Green Bay Packers. Mathis played his entire 14-season NFL career in Indianapolis and was...

FILE - In this April 6, 2020, file photo, an empty MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. , is viewed. Timing favored the NFL over other major pro sports leagues in trying to figure out how to keep the coronavirus pandemic from wrecking the 2020 season. America's most popular sport has another big advantage if the games are played: TV money. While NFL owners could lose billions collectively with limited capacities in stadiums or no fans at all, the league is well-positioned financially because of lucrative media contracts approaching $10 billion in a full 2020 season. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)

TV money gives NFL leg up if fans can't fill teams' coffers

Jun. 13, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Timing favored the NFL over other major pro sports leagues in trying to figure out how to keep the coronavirus pandemic from wrecking the 2020 season. America's most popular sport has another big advantage if the games are played: TV money. While NFL owners could lose billions collectively...

Green Bay Packers Pro Shop, closed by virus, set to reopen

Jun. 13, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers Pro Shop is scheduled to reopen with new safeguards in place to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. Precautionary measures include social distancing, closed fitting rooms and hand sanitizer at entrances and check-out registers, the Green Bay Press Gazette...

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Christian Kirksey is shown during an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh.  Kirksey believes his history with his new defensive coordinator will help the veteran linebacker make a smooth transition as he switches teams for the first time in his NFL career. Kirksey signed with the Green Bay Packers in March after getting released by Cleveland, where he spent his six NFL seasons. Packers defensive coordinator Mike Pettine was the Browns’ head coach in 2014-15. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Packers' Kirksey benefits from familiar face in new location

Jun. 10, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

Green Bay’s Christian Kirksey believes his history with his new defensive coordinator will help the veteran linebacker make a smooth transition as he switches teams for the first time. Kirksey signed with the Packers in March after he was released by Cleveland, where he spent his first six NFL seasons....

Evers defends his decision to deploy National Guard

Jun. 4, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday defended his decision to deploy the Wisconsin National Guard to help police in Madison and Milwaukee control protests over George Floyd's death. Evers, a Democrat, told reporters during a conference call that he deployed the Guard to protect property in...