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Crews recover body of man swept away in Wisconsin flooding

Aug. 21, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Searchers on Tuesday recovered the body of a man who was wrenched away from would-be rescuers during flash flooding that forced evacuations around Wisconsin's capital city and cut power to many homes. More than 11 inches (28 centimeters) of rain fell overnight in places in or around...

Love, Oliver, Grier lead AP Preseason All-America team

Aug. 21, 2018 12:31 PM EDT

Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love of Stanford and Outland Trophy winner Ed Oliver of Houston highlight The Associated Press preseason All-America team. Chosen by AP poll voters, the team announced Tuesday also features West Virginia quarterback Will Grier and his teammate, receiver David Sills V. Love, along...

The Latest: Searchers find body in Wisconsin floodwaters

Aug. 21, 2018 12:31 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on flooding around Madison, Wisconsin(all times local): 11:20 a.m. Searchers have recovered the body of a man who was swept away during flash flooding in Wisconsin's capital city of Madison. Police spokesman Joel DeSpain says searchers found the man in a retention pond on...

'Scorched earth' spending in Wisconsin governor's race

Aug. 21, 2018 11:55 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — More than $7 million in advertising has flooded into the Wisconsin governor's race in the week since Democrats chose their candidate to try to unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker in November. The spending shows the race is living up to expectations that it will be one of the most...

Kohl's puts up big 2Q numbers, and gets punished

Aug. 21, 2018 8:55 AM EDT

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Kohl's breezed past profit and revenue expectations for the second quarter and raised its outlook for the year, only to be punished by investors before the opening bell Tuesday. The reaction on Wall Street was similar last week when Macy's topped almost all expectations and...

WR trio will have to pick up slack at No. 4 Wisconsin

Aug. 21, 2018 2:56 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The suspension of Quintez Cephus leaves Wisconsin without one of its top receivers for the foreseeable future. Cephus was charged with felony sexual assault Monday, accused of misconduct involving two women at his apartment last April. Cephus, a 20-year-old junior from Macon, Georgia,...

Shaw, Yelich power Brewers past Reds, 5-2

Aug. 21, 2018 12:22 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw and Christian Yelich homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers overcome an early deficit, and Chase Anderson kept the ball in the ballpark when it mattered. Anderson settled in after giving up two early solo homers and the Brewers rallied for a 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds...

Depth chart thinning at running back for Packers

Aug. 20, 2018 8:53 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Injuries and unexpected developments have left the Green Bay Packers thin at running back with just two camp practices and two games left in the preseason. Only Ty Montgomery, who has overcome injury issues in the past, and little-known halfback Joel Bouagnon have made it through...

Raiders happy to have receiver Jordy Nelson on their side

Aug. 20, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After spending his first 10 NFL seasons in Green Bay with the same quarterback and head coach, Jordy Nelson acknowledged it took a little time to adjust to his new environment with the Oakland Raiders. Nelson got over that fairly quickly and has done his best to fit in and adjust...

Wisconsin WR Cephus charged with felony sexual assault

Aug. 20, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was charged with felony sexual assault on Monday, accused of misconduct involving two women at his apartment last April. Cephus, a 20-year-old junior from Macon, Georgia, was suspended by the team shortly after he was charged with third-degree...