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Saquon Barkley wants to start having fun playing for Giants

Nov. 21, 2019 6:54 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Saquon Barkley wants to start having fun again playing for the New York Giants. Since returning from a high ankle sprain to his right ankle more than a month ago, the 2018 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year hasn’t had a great time playing the game he loves, at least...

No. 14 Wisconsin looks to extend winning streak vs. Purdue

Nov. 21, 2019 4:03 PM EST

Purdue (4-6, 3-4 Big Ten) at No. 14 Wisconsin (8-2, 5-2, No. 12 CFP), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Wisconsin by 24 1/2. Series record: Wisconsin leads 49-29-8. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Purdue needs to win its final two games in order to be bowl eligible, while Wisconsin looks to keep pace with No. 11 Minnesota in...

Bucks star Antetokounmpo suing home remodeling contractor

Nov. 21, 2019 10:08 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is suing a home remodeling contractor he says failed to perform the work for which he was hired. The lawsuit says Antetokounmpo hired David Gonzalez, of Cedarburg, to do some remodeling work at his suburban Milwaukee home. The work included...

UW-Eau Claire suspends 5 football players for racist message

Nov. 20, 2019 7:20 PM EST

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has suspended five football players after racist messages were shared on Snapchat. The Leader-Telegram reports the messages in the Snapchat string included a picture of a cross burning at a Ku Klux Klan rally. The messages referred to the Black...

Bloomberg spending $15M-$20M to register half million voters

Nov. 20, 2019 6:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he moves toward a presidential announcement, New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg is rolling out plans to spend an estimated $15 million to $20 million on a voter registration drive designed to weaken President Donald Trump’s reelection chances in five battleground states....

Wisconsin’s Johnson is Trump witness, backer and maybe juror

Nov. 20, 2019 6:39 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sen. Ron Johnson is taking on the unusual role of being one of President Donald Trump’s most vocal defenders at the same time the Wisconsin Republican has emerged as a witness to key moments at the heart of the impeachment inquiry and could serve as a juror on the...

Wisconsin poll shows only 40% support removing Trump

Nov. 20, 2019 5:27 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The support for impeaching and removing President Donald Trump from office is at just 40% in the key swing state of Wisconsin, as Republicans rally around the embattled president, a poll released Wednesday showed. “You’ve got Republicans coming home to Trump,” said...

Roy scores 21 to lead Milwaukee over North Dakota 79-70

Nov. 19, 2019 11:14 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darius Roy had 21 points as Milwaukee got past North Dakota 79-70 on Tuesday night. Milwaukee led 41-36 at halftime and the lead was double digits for most of the final 10 minutes of the game. A 3-pointer from Roy put the Panthers up by 12 with 1:47 remaining. Marlon Stewart made a layup...

Milwaukee Brewers bringing back ball-in-glove logo in 2020

Nov. 19, 2019 4:58 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers are bringing back the team’s iconic ball-in-glove logo next year. Milwaukee unveiled its new uniform designs and logo on Monday night at Miller Park. Starting in 2020, players will wear a modernized version of the ball-in-glove image first introduced in 1978 and worn...

Remains found in Nebraska linked to Missouri killings

Nov. 18, 2019 8:02 PM EST

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Human remains discovered in a Nebraska stock trailer appear to be from one of two Wisconsin brothers who were fatally shot by a Missouri farmer, authorities said Monday. The Lincoln County sheriff’s office in North Platte, Nebraska, announced that a local rancher found the...