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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers scores on a one-yard touchdown run past Los Angeles Rams' John Johnson during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Rodgers, Packers beat Rams 32-18 to reach NFC title game

Jan. 16, 2021 10:10 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Don’t tell Aaron Rodgers the lack of capacity crowds in a pandemic will limit the Green Bay Packers' home-field advantage in the NFC championship game. He's been waiting too long for this moment to have any such negative thoughts. Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and also...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws under pressure from Los Angeles Rams' Aaron Donald (99) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Rams' defense struggles with injury hindering Donald

Jan. 16, 2021 9:59 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — As the Los Angeles Rams’ fate became distressingly clear in the final minutes of Saturday’s game, cameras showed a tearful Aaron Donald on the sideline. The unanimous All-Pro defensive tackle had worked tirelessly to play after a rib injury knocked him out of a playoff...

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...

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (10) leaps to make a catch in front of Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Rams won't have WR Cooper Kupp for playoff game with Packers

Jan. 16, 2021 3:28 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams won’t have leading receiver Cooper Kupp available for their NFC divisional playoff game against the top-seeded Green Bay Packers. Kupp headlines the Rams’ list of inactive players for Saturday’s game. He had been listed as questionable with a...

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...

Wisconsin's D'Mitrik Trice, left, passes the ball past Rutgers' Ron Harper Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Trice's big second half sends No. 9 Wisconsin past Rutgers

Jan. 15, 2021 11:53 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — D’Mitrik Trice had 13 points and five assists and turned in a strong second half to lead No. 9 Wisconsin past Rutgers 60-54 on Friday night. Trice scored eight points and assisted on another basket in a 12-0 run that gave Wisconsin a 54-44 lead with 4:19 to go. “It was...

City worker Carlos Ruiz gives instruction to a COVID-19 patient after delivering a tank of oxygen to her home in the Iztapalapa borough of Mexico City, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. The city offers free oxygen refills for COVID-19 patients. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

The Latest: Mexico hits another record for COVID-19 cases

Jan. 15, 2021 10:37 PM EST

Mexico posted a record spike in coronavirus cases on Friday, with 21,366 newly confirmed infections, about double the daily rate of increase just a week ago. The country also recorded 1,106 more deaths. It was unclear if the spike was due to the presence of the U.K. virus variant, of which only one case has so...

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...