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Wisconsin QB Graham Mertz says he's entering transfer portal

Dec. 04, 2022 22:25 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Graham Mertz is entering the transfer portal after spending the last three seasons as Wisconsin’s starting quarterback. Mertz announced Sunday on social media he was entering the portal “in pursuit of my next opportunity.” His move comes one week after...

Fields puts on show in return from injury, Bears lose again

Dec. 04, 2022 19:23 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A shoulder separation suffered two weeks ago failed to prevent Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields from running like he has all season. He also delivered a season high in yards passing on Sunday. What he couldn’t do was end a streak of poor...

Rodgers, Packers rally in 4th quarter to beat Bears 28-19

Dec. 04, 2022 19:03 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Rodgers figured the Green Bay Packers were in a good spot and would find a way to pull out the win. Given his history against the Chicago Bears, it wasn't exactly a big leap of faith. Rodgers led three fourth-quarter scoring drives, receiver Christian Watson...

Clark, No. 10 Iowa beat Wisconsin for 26th straight time

Dec. 04, 2022 18:05 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Caitlin Clark had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for her seventh career triple-double to break the Big Ten record in No. 10 Iowa's 102-71 win over Wisconsin on Sunday. Clark surpassed the record of six career triple-doubles set by former Iowa player...

Wisconsin, Oklahoma State headed to Guaranteed Rate Bowl

Dec. 04, 2022 17:53 PM EST

Wisconsin (6-6, Big Ten) vs. Oklahoma State (7-5, Big 12) Dec. 27, 10:15 p.m. ET LOCATION: Phoenix TOP PLAYERS Wisconsin: QB Graham Mertz 2,136 yards, 19 touchdowns, 10 interceptions. RB Braelon Allen, 1,126 yards, 10 TDs. Oklahoma State:...

Hepburn paces Wisconsin to 80-77 OT win over Marquette

Dec. 03, 2022 19:46 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chucky Hepburn scored 19 points shooting 7 for 10, Tyler Wahl added 15 points and Wisconsin beat Marquette 80-77 in overtime on Saturday. Matt Klesmit scored 13 points and his lay-in over a pair of Marquette defenders with three seconds left put the Badgers ahead...

Bucks' Khris Middleton shows no signs of rust in his return

Dec. 03, 2022 00:06 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton initially said that making his 2022-23 debut in his return from offseason wrist surgery felt great. Then he quickly corrected himself. “I should actually say good,” Middleton said Friday night after the...

Davis scores 44, LeBron passes Magic as Lakers beat Bucks

Dec. 02, 2022 22:42 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Davis scored a season-high 44 points, LeBron James overtook Magic Johnson on the NBA’s career assists list and the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 133-129 in a thriller Friday night. Davis and James helped give Lakers coach Darvin Ham a...

Correction: Abortion-Wisconsin story

Dec. 02, 2022 19:41 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a story published December 1, 2022, about prosecutors filing responses in a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s abortion ban, The Associated Press erroneously reported that district attorneys Ismael Ozanne and John Chisholm filed motions to dismiss the case. Ozanne and...

Milwaukee election official charged with fraud in court

Dec. 02, 2022 17:11 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The former Milwaukee Election Commission deputy director charged with fraudulently requesting military absentee ballots just days before last month’s election posted a $2,500 signature bond in her initial court appearance Friday. Kimberly Zapata was represented...