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James, Lakers open long trip by beating Bucks 113-106

Jan. 21, 2021 11:56 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — LeBron James says the results of last season's NBA awards voting didn’t provide extra motivation as his Los Angeles Lakers prepared to face Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. He had more important things on his mind. James scored a season-high 34 points in the opener of...

FILE- In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays' Daniel Robertson throws out New York Yankees' Thairo Estrada at first base during the second inning of a spring training baseball game in Tampa, Fla. Robertson has agreed to a $900,000, one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers that allows him to earn an additional $400,000 in performance bonuses.v(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Robertson agrees to $900,000, one-year deal with Brewers

Jan. 21, 2021 3:11 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Utilityman Daniel Robertson has agreed to a $900,000, one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers that allows him to earn an additional $400,000 in performance bonuses. Robertson batted .333 with no homers and two RBIs in 17 games with the San Francisco Giants last season while making...

In this booking photo provided by the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 in Port Washington, Wis. Steven Brandenburg is shown. The Wisconsin pharmacist, accused of intentionally spoiling hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine, convinced the world was

Pharmacist charged in attempt to ruin COVID-19 vaccine

Jan. 19, 2021 5:41 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin pharmacist accused of trying to defrost and spoil dozens of vials of COVID-19 vaccine was charged Tuesday with attempted misdemeanor property damage, and prosecutors warned more serious charges could follow if tests show the doses were ruined. Police arrested 46-year-old...

Godfrey leads Purdue Fort Wayne over Milwaukee 81-74

Jan. 16, 2021 9:38 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jarred Godfrey had 18 points as Purdue Fort Wayne topped Milwaukee 81-74 on Saturday night. Jalon Pipkins added 16 points for the Mastodons, while Bobby Planutis chipped in 15. Godfrey also had eight turnovers but only seven assists. Pipkins also had six rebounds. Dylan Carl had 10 points...

Antetokounmpo plans to shoot more to fix free-throw woes

Jan. 16, 2021 12:26 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo has a plan to end his growing struggles from the foul line. “It’s simple,” the reigning two-time MVP said Friday night after making just one of his 10 free throws in a 112-109 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. “Just go back. Shoot more....

Bucks survive shaky free-throw shooting to edge Mavs 112-109

Jan. 16, 2021 12:17 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton made a couple of huge 3-pointers and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame poor free-throw shooting to snap the Dallas Mavericks' four-game winning streak. Middleton scored eight points of his 25 points in the final 2 1/2 minutes of the Bucks' 112-109 victory Friday night. Middleton...

Godfrey carries Purdue Fort Wayne over Milwaukee 81-72

Jan. 15, 2021 9:51 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jarred Godfrey had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Purdue Fort Wayne beat Milwaukee 81-72 on Friday night. Dylan Carl had 12 points for Purdue Fort Wayne (5-5, 4-5 Horizon League). Deonte Billups had 8 points and 10 rebounds. Jalon Pipkins added six rebounds. DeAndre Gholston had 16 points...

FILE - Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader delivers during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, in this Wednesday, July 29, 2020, file photo. The Milwaukee Brewers avoided going to arbitration with pitchers Josh Hader and Brandon Woodruff by signing the former All-Stars to one-year contracts. Hader signed for $6.675 million. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Brewers reach 1-year deals with Josh Hader, Brandon Woodruff

Jan. 15, 2021 3:39 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers avoided going to arbitration with pitchers Josh Hader and Brandon Woodruff by agreeing to one-year contracts with the former All-Stars. Hader signed for $6,675,000 while Woodruff agreed to a $3,275,000 deal. The Brewers don’t have any arbitration cases. Last...

Logan T. Kruckenberg-Anderson, 16, top right, appears by video conference in Green County, Wis. Circuit Court on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 with Circuit Judge Thomas Vale, top left, Assistant District Attorney Laura Kohl and assistant state public defender Guy Taylor. Prosecutors say Kruckenberg-Anderson has admitted fatally shooting his newborn daughter and leaving her body inside a fallen tree in the woods in southern Wisconsin. Logan Kruckenburg-Anderson is charged as an adult with first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse. (Wisconsin Circuit Court Access/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Wisconsin teen charged with killing infant daughter in woods

Jan. 15, 2021 12:18 PM EST

MONROE, Wis. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has admitted fatally shooting his newborn daughter and leaving her body inside a fallen tree in the woods in southern Wisconsin, according to prosecutors. Logan Kruckenburg-Anderson, of Albany, is charged as an adult with first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a...

In this booking photo provided by the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 in Port Washington, Wis. Steven Brandenburg is shown. The Wisconsin pharmacist, accused of intentionally spoiling hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine, convinced the world was

Pharmacist accused of spoiling vaccine has license suspended

Jan. 13, 2021 6:47 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A state board on Wednesday suspended the license of a Wisconsin pharmacist accused of ruining more than 500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine because he thought it was unsafe. Steven Brandenburg was working at Advocate Aurora Health in Grafton, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Milwaukee,...