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Minnesota takes advantage of 7 Chargers turnovers in victory

Dec. 15, 2019 10:03 PM EST

CARSON, Calif, (AP) — Mike Zimmer has accomplished many things as a defensive coordinator and head coach. He added one more Sunday in the Minnesota Vikings 39-10 rout of the Los Angeles Chargers. The Vikings forced seven Chargers' turnovers and converted them into 20 points. It is the most takeaways a...

Bears' disappointing season comes down to lack of execution

Dec. 15, 2019 9:11 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — After a 12-4 record and a division title last season — coach Matt Nagy's first at the helm — many Chicago Bears fans entered this season thinking Super Bowl. Now, following a 21-13 loss to the rival Green Bay Packers on Sunday, and the Bears eliminated from playoff...

Packers playoff bound, beat Bears in rivals' 200th game

Dec. 15, 2019 8:08 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers' wait to see if a long-time foe would help them clinch a playoff spot was a whole lot easier than the lateral-filled final play they had to survive to beat the Chicago Bears in the rivals' 200th game. Leading by eight points with just 1 second...

A Cowboys win would put Packers, 49ers, Sehawks in playoffs

Dec. 15, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 15 in the NFL (all times EST): 6:55 p.m. There's plenty of fans across the NFL who are cheering for the Dallas Cowboys today. The Cowboys have a commanding 34-7 lead over the Rams early in the fourth quarter in Dallas. A Dallas win would put three teams into the NFC playoffs, but not the...

Decomposed body identified as 39-year-old Milwaukee man

Dec. 15, 2019 12:10 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The decomposed body found by a group of teenagers in West Allis has been identified by police. The Journal Sentinel reports authorities identified the body as 39-year-old Robert Kruczkowski, of Milwaukee. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office earlier said that an autopsy...

Antetokounmpo, Middleton lead Bucks to 18th straight win

Dec. 15, 2019 12:32 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo displayed his remarkable skills early and often as the Milwaukee Bucks continued their quest to break a franchise record that has stood for nearly half a century. The reigning MVP sank a 3-pointer for his first points of the game, then followed with a spinning layup,...

Smith scores 24 to lead E. Illinois over Milwaukee 75-68

Dec. 14, 2019 10:45 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mack Smith matched his season high with 24 points as Eastern Illinois beat Milwaukee 75-68 on Saturday night. George Dixon had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Eastern Illinois (6-4). Marvin Johnson added seven rebounds. JaQualis Matlock had seven rebounds for the visiting team. Darius Roy...

Williams scores 22 to lift Evansville past Green Bay 72-62

Dec. 14, 2019 10:11 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — DeAndre Williams had 22 points and 12 rebounds as Evansville beat Green Bay 72-62 on Saturday night. John Hall had 12 points for Evansville (8-3), which earned its fifth consecutive win. Noah Frederking added 11 points. K.J. Riley had 3 points and 10 rebounds for the visitors. Both...

Bears activate Hicks from IR going into matchup at Green Bay

Dec. 14, 2019 7:12 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears activated defensive tackle Akiem Hicks from injured reserve on Saturday, a day before a key matchup against the rival Green Bay Packers. A Pro Bowl pick last season, Hicks dislocated his elbow during an Oct. 6 game against Oakland in London. “I knew it was...

Wisconsin-Whitewater beats St. John's (Minn.) 35-32

Dec. 14, 2019 7:06 PM EST

WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Max Meylor passed for 188 yards and a touchdown and ran for 85 yards and a score to help Wisconsin-Whitewater beat St. John's (Minn.) 35-32 in the semifinals of the Division III playoffs on Saturday. Wisconsin-Whitewater (13-1) will face North Central (Ill.) in the championship on...