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Chicago Bears' Mitchell Trubisky throws during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Turnover-prone Trubisky returns but can't stop Bears' slide

Nov. 30, 2020 1:33 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky couldn’t make the most of his second chance to lead the Chicago Bears’ offense. And he didn’t get nearly enough help from a usually reliable Bears defense that delivered an uncharacteristically poor performance at the worst possible time....

Green Bay Packers' Preston Smith runs for a touchdown on a fumble recovery during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Rodgers' 4 TD passes help Packers roll over Bears 41-25

Nov. 30, 2020 12:54 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers helped the Green Bay Packers get another big win against the rival Chicago Bears and move closer to their second straight NFC North title. Rodgers threw four touchdown passes as the Packers rolled to a 41-25 victory over the slumping Bears on Sunday night. Green Bay...

Chicago Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks (96) is congratulated by teammates following a turnover during the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Bears DT Hicks, QB Foles both inactive for Packers game

Nov. 29, 2020 7:14 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Chicago Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks has a hamstring injury that will prevent him from playing Sunday night against the NFC North-leading Green Bay Packers. Hicks, who will miss his first game of the season, had been listed as questionable. He has 3½ sacks and a team-high...

FILE - Election workers, right, verify ballots as recount observers, left, watch during a Milwaukee hand recount of presidential votes at the Wisconsin Center, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Milwaukee. Wisconsin finished a partial recount of its presidential results on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Trump vowed to challenge the outcome in court. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over Trump

Nov. 29, 2020 4:54 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin finished a recount of its presidential results on Sunday, confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Trump vowed to challenge the outcome in court even before the recount concluded. Dane County was the second and last...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

Nov. 28, 2020 10:59 AM EST

Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton. For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the performances of Tom Brady, Mr. Six Rings. And they do the same now with Patrick Mahomes, the NFL's biggest playmaker. On Sunday, in a matchup that fits prime time but wasn't one CBS was about to...

Wisconsin's Nate Reuvers (35) dunks over Arkansas-Pine Bluff's Markedric Bell (3) and Shaun Doss, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

No. 7 Wisconsin rolls past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 92-58

Nov. 28, 2020 12:28 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Seventh-ranked Wisconsin was too tall – and too everything else – for outmanned Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Micah Potter scored 19 points and D’Mitrik Trice added 15 as Wisconsin used its size advantage to overwhelm the Golden Lions 92-58 in a non-conference game on...

Garcia scores 16 to lead Marquette past E. Illinois 75-50

Nov. 27, 2020 10:09 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dawson Garcia registered 16 points and eight rebounds as Marquette routed Eastern Illinois 75-50 on Friday night. Koby McEwen had 14 points for Marquette (2-0). D.J. Carton added 13 points and seven rebounds. Justin Lewis had 10 points and eight rebounds. Josiah Wallace had 15 points for...

Milwaukee County vote recount gives Biden small boost

Nov. 27, 2020 9:13 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee County completed its recount of presidential ballots Friday, finding only small changes in vote totals for one of the two Wisconsin counties recounting ballots, but President Donald Trump's attorneys appear ready for a legal challenge seeking to toss tens of thousands of...

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2020, file photo, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, left, warms up as he throws the ball to quarterback Nick Foles, right, during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Chicago. The college quarterbacks class is shaping up nicely, just in time to perhaps rescue some NFL teams from themselves. Those guys salivating about such prospects work in the personnel departments of the Jets, Jaguars and Bears. Maybe for the Lions,  Patriots, Falcons, Saints and 49ers. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

Bears name Mitchell Trubisky starting QB vs. Packers

Nov. 27, 2020 5:17 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, IIll. (AP) — It's been a long way back from a difficult place for Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. After being benched in Week 3, Trubisky will start against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night, Bears coach Matt Nagy said Friday. Trubisky took all the first-team snaps at practice...

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce embraces wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) after Kelce scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Chiefs to help Missouri schools with purpose-based athletics

Nov. 27, 2020 4:02 PM EST

The Kansas City Chiefs are joining with the Missouri State High School Activities Association and the NFL Foundation to launch a state chapter of InsideOut, a national initiative that is designed to empower and equip school communities to implement purpose-based athletics. Since its inception in 2015, the...