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President Donald Trump listens during a ceremony to present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former football coach Lou Holtz, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump loves to win but keeps losing election lawsuits

Dec. 4, 2020 6:28 AM EST

For a man obsessed with winning, President Donald Trump is losing a lot. He’s managed to lose not just once to Democrat Joe Biden at the ballot box but over and over again in courts across the country in a futile attempt to stay in power. The Republican president and his allies continue to mount new...

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2020 file photo, supporters react after it was announced that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Trump at a rally in Milwaukee. The Wisconsin Supreme Court has refused to hear President Donald Trump's attempt to overturn his election loss to Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state. The court on Thursday, Dec. 3 said the case must first wind its way through lower courts. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Wisconsin high court declines to hear Trump election lawsuit

Dec. 3, 2020 9:01 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state, sidestepping a decision on the merits of the claims and instead ruling that the case must first wind...

FILE - New Orleans Pelicans' Jrue Holiday gestures in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis, in this Sunday, March 8, 2020, file photo. Holiday is eager to contend for a title in Milwaukee alongside two-time reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Bucks acquired Holiday as their major offseason addition as they attempt to entice Antetokounmpo to accept a supermax extension that will keep him in Milwaukee for years to come.(AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)

Bucks' investment in Holiday trade makes him feel wanted

Dec. 3, 2020 8:05 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jrue Holiday took notice along with the rest of the NBA when he discovered the substantial package of players and picks the Milwaukee Bucks sacrificed to acquire him. The Bucks traded guards Eric Bledsoe and George Hill, first-round draft choice R.J. Hampton and two future first-round...

FILE - This Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, file photo shows then-Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Tavon Austin during pregame of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Austin is attempting to make a comeback with Green Bay as the Packers look to add depth to their receiving group. The Packers announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, that they had signed Austin and released wide receiver Darrius Shepherd. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Former 1st-round pick Austin savors fresh start with Packers

Dec. 3, 2020 6:23 PM EST

Tavon Austin says he still has the same skills he possessed back when his impressive 40-yard dash times helped make him the No. 8 overall pick in the 2013 draft. Austin is eager to showcase that as the Green Bay Packers’ newest acquisition attempts to revive his career. “I’m still...

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) and wide receiver John Metchie III (8) celebrate Smith's touchdown against Auburn during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

College Football Picks: Alabama-LSU has decided lack of buzz

Dec. 3, 2020 5:51 PM EST

Alabama-LSU has in 13 months gone from Game of the Century to not even as interesting as BYU at Coastal Carolina. The top-ranked Crimson Tide visit the defending national champion Tigers on Saturday for a game that is likely to be a name-the-score blowout for Alabama, which is favored by more than four...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) is grabbed by Seattle Seahawks' Poona Ford (97) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Eagles seek to end slide, boost playoff hopes at Green Bay

Dec. 3, 2020 5:11 PM EST

Even after losing each of the last three weeks to fall four games below .500, the Philadelphia Eagles somehow still have a legitimate shot to win the NFC East. But they’re running out of time to turn things around. The Eagles (3-7-1) trail the New York Giants and Washington by half a game in the division...

Indiana quarterback Jack Tuttle (14) throws during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Maryland, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 27-11. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 10 Indiana seeks to earn rare win over No. 18 Wisconsin

Dec. 3, 2020 5:00 PM EST

No. 10 Indiana (5-1 Big Ten, No. 12 CFP) at No. 18 Wisconsin (2-1, No. 16 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Wisconsin by 14. Series record: Wisconsin 41-18-2 WHAT’S AT STAKE? A victory would give Indiana six Big Ten victories this year to tie the school record set in 1967 and 1987. Wisconsin...

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020 file photo, FBI officials and police stand outside the Mayfair Mall after a shooting in Wauwatosa, Wis. Attorneys for the 15-year-old boy charged in the shooting at the Wisconsin mall that left eight people wounded plan to contest prosecutors' attempts to move his case to adult court. During a virtual court hearing Thursday, Dec. 4 a Milwaukee County judge scheduled an in-person hearing on the matter for Feb. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Teen charged in mall shooting to contest move to adult court

Dec. 3, 2020 4:08 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Attorneys for the 15-year-old boy charged in a shooting at a Wisconsin mall that left eight people wounded plan to contest prosecutors' attempts to move his case to adult court. During a virtual court hearing Thursday, a Milwaukee County judge scheduled an in-person hearing on the matter...

In this screen grab from live stream video, Kyle Rittenhouse, left, appears with his attorney, Mark Richards during a hearing at Kenosha County Court in Kenosha, Wis., on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. A court commissioner has ruled that there is sufficient evidence to warrant a trial for the Illinois teenager accused of killing two men during an August protest in Wisconsin. Thursday's ruling by Kenosha County Circuit Court Commissioner Loren Keating came after a contentious hearing during which Rittenhouse's attorney sought to show that the teen had acted in self-defense. (Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court via AP)

Court: Rittenhouse bound over for trial in protest shootings

Dec. 3, 2020 3:20 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — There is enough evidence to warrant a trial for an Illinois 17-year-old accused of killing two men and wounding a third during a night of unrest in Wisconsin, a court commissioner ruled Thursday after a contentious hearing in which the defendant's lawyer tried to show he had acted in...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) greets Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marcus Peters (24) after an NFL football game Wednesday, Dec 2, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 19-14. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Worth the wait: Steelers keep top spot in AP Pro32 poll

Dec. 3, 2020 1:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For the Pittsburgh Steelers, getting to 11-0 was worth the wait. The Steelers, off to their best start in franchise history, beat their bitter AFC North rivals Ravens 19-14 on Wednesday in a game moved three times because of a COVID-19 outbreak that left Baltimore short-handed. The...