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Driver in Milwaukee crash that killed 5 people gets 25 years in prison

Feb. 19, 2024 13:12 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A drunken driver who sped through a red light in Wisconsin and smashed into another vehicle, killing five of her passengers including four children, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison. Anteyona Sandifer, 21, pleaded guilty in January to five homicide...

Damian Lillard sweeps All-Star weekend by adding MVP Award to 3-point title

Feb. 19, 2024 00:35 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Damian Lillard came to Indianapolis with one purpose — to win. On Sunday, the first-time All-Star starter headed home with a rare All-Star weekend sweep. Lillard earned MVP honors by scoring 39 points, making 11 3-pointers...

Bryce Harper wants longer deal with Phillies to go in his 40s, accepting of move to first base

Feb. 18, 2024 16:03 PM EST

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper wants to finish his career with the Philadelphia Phillies, playing into his 40s and perhaps gloving a throw at first base for the final out of a World Series. Harper arrived at spring training on Sunday, and the two-time NL MVP said he accepts...

Freeman, Stuart rally Milwaukee past Northern Kentucky 73-72

Feb. 18, 2024 00:14 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — BJ Freeman had 26 points and Angelo Stuart hit a game-winning 3-pointer with one second left to rally Milwaukee to a 73-72 victory over Northern Kentucky on Saturday night. Freeman also contributed 11 rebounds and five assists for the Panthers (14-13, 9-7 Horizon...

The NBA is hoping for a little more competitiveness in this year's All-Star Game

Feb. 17, 2024 15:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Last season's All-Star Game played out in a way that the NBA hopes to never experience again. Nobody was interested in defense and almost nobody was watching the game, at least according to the abysmal television ratings. So, the league sent a message: Make the...

Northern Kentucky plays Milwaukee on 3-game win streak

Feb. 17, 2024 03:46 AM EST

Northern Kentucky Norse (14-12, 9-6 Horizon League) at Milwaukee Panthers (13-13, 8-7 Horizon League) Milwaukee; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Northern Kentucky will attempt to keep its three-game win streak alive when the Norse take on Milwaukee. ...

Fields scores 17, Milwaukee beats Cleveland State 71-68

Feb. 14, 2024 22:22 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Faizon Fields' 17 points helped Milwaukee defeat Cleveland State 71-68 on Wednesday night. Fields had seven rebounds for the Panthers (13-13, 8-7 Horizon League). Erik Pratt was 4 of 11 shooting, including 1 for 6 from 3-point range, and went 4 for 4 from the line...

Pirates announce deals with former All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal and left-hander Josh Fleming

Feb. 14, 2024 12:48 PM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates announced one-year contracts with two-time All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal and left-hander Josh Fleming as the team started spring training on Wednesday. Grandal gets a $2.5 million salary and Fleming receives a split contract calling...

Milwaukee visits Enaruna and Cleveland State

Feb. 14, 2024 04:02 AM EST

Milwaukee Panthers (12-13, 7-7 Horizon League) at Cleveland State Vikings (15-10, 8-6 Horizon League) Cleveland; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Vikings -4; over/under is 156 BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland State hosts the Milwaukee Panthers after...

Wisconsin Assembly passes a $2 billion tax cut package. But will Evers sign it?

Feb. 13, 2024 19:34 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans moved closer Tuesday to passing their third attempt at a major tax cut this session, pushing a package of cuts through the Assembly and on to the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu supports the $2 billion plan, but it's unclear...