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    Milwaukee Bucks’ Jason Kidd suspended one game for conduct toward ref

    NEW YORK — The NBA has suspended Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd for one game without pay for his aggressive conduct toward a referee. His actions came during Wednesday night’s 129-118 home loss to Sacramento. Kidd is to serve his suspension Friday night when the Bucks play at Orlando. Kidd was assessed a technical foul and ejected with 1:49 left in the game. The league on Friday cited him for “pursuing and confronting” the official, slapping the ball out of […]

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    State Rep. Joe Sanfelippo wants to impound cars if drivers lack license

    MADISON — A Republican legislator has introduced a bill that would require drivers who lack valid licenses to immediately surrender their vehicles to police. Rep. Joe Sanfelippo of New Berlin began circulating the proposal for co-sponsors on Tuesday. He said in a memo to his fellow lawmakers that the measure would keep dangerous and irresponsible motorists off the road. Under the bill, police would have to immediately impound the vehicle if the driver is caught operating with a suspended or […]

  • Brett Favre honored at Lambeau Field

    One more memorable moment for Brett Favre, Packers at Lambeau Field

    GREEN BAY — Brett Favre had one more memorable moment with the Green Bay Packers. With cold, driving rain drenching Lambeau Field, the Packers unveiled Favre’s name and retired No. 4 on the stadium facade Thursday night at halftime against the Chicago Bears. Favre thanked his former teammates and fans as the crowd roared its approval. Hall of Famer Bart Starr also was on hand, and the two former quarterbacks embraced at midfield. Bart Starr & Brett Favre at halftime. #TH4NKSGIVING […]

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    Hurricane Sandra rapidly losing strength in the Pacific

    MIAMI — Hurricane Sandra is rapidly losing strength as it approaches Mexico’s Pacific coast. The hurricane’s maximum sustained winds decreased early Friday to near 100 mph (160 kph), making it a Category 2 storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Sandra is forecast to continue weakening and become a remnant low Saturday. Sandra is centered about 255 miles (415 kilometers) south-southeast of the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula and is moving north-northeast near 12 mph (19 kph). A […]

  • Aaron Rodgers

    Thanksgiving Day disappointment: Green Bay Packers fall to Chicago Bears, 17-13

    GREEN BAY — Jay Cutler threw for 200 yards and a score and the Chicago Bears held off the Green Bay Packers on fourth-and-goal from the 8 with 22 seconds left for a 17-13 victory Thursday night. Aaron Rodgers’ throw to the end zone deflected off receiver Davante Adams’ hands on the rain. James Jones couldn’t hang on to a potential touchdown catch on third down. Cornerback Tracy Porter intercepted Rodgers’ pass with 3:19 left at the Bears 45 on the […]

  • The latest

    Suspicious fire at Arizona bar, known as Green Bay Packers fans hangout

    CAVE CREEK, AZ — A bar in metro Phoenix that serves as a gathering spot for fans of the Green Bay Packers was severely damaged by a fire that authorities have called suspicious. The cause of Thursday’s fire at the Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse in Cave Creek is being examined by investigators from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office The building’s front portion was destroyed. A back patio was untouched because it was protected by a fire wall. Rural Metro […]

  • Brett Favre 4-Ever a Legend

    4-Ever A Legend: Thousands ready to see Brett Favre honored at Lambeau Field

    GREEN BAY — It’s going to be an exciting night at Lambeau Field on Thursday, November 26th — Thanksgiving evening. Brett Favre’s name and retired number will be unveiled inside the stadium at halftime of Green Bay’s game against the Chicago Bears. It’s also the first home Thanksgiving game for the Packers since 1923. The Favre celebration is the completion of a season-long reconciliation between #4 and the franchise. Favre’s name and retired No. 4 will be unveiled on Lambeau Field’s north facade during halftime of the […]

  • The White House

    Pres. Obama: Holiday means food, football, and not-too-dry turkey?

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says Thanksgiving is a day for food, football and hoping “the turkey didn’t turn out too dry.” Even if the White House’s thyme-roasted bird isn’t the moistest, the first family’s menu boasts more than enough other choices to fill the stomach. There’s honey-baked ham with apricot-mustard glaze, and prime rib and creamed horseradish. Two kinds of stuffing: cornbread with chorizo and roasted peppers oyster. As for the veggies, the Obamas can scoop up some braised […]

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    16 points for Bronson Koenig, 14 for Zak Showalter as Badgers beat Prairie View 85-67

    MADISON — Bronson Koenig scored 16 points to lead six players in double figures and Wisconsin beat Prairie View A&M 85-67 on Wednesday night, November 25th. Zak Showalter scored 14 points for the Badgers (4-2), Ethan Happ and Charlie Thomas added 12 apiece, Vitto Brown 11 and Nigel Hayes 10. Tevin Bellinger’s layup early in the second half pulled the Panthers (0-5), who trailed by six at the break, within 44-42. But Wisconsin reeled off a 17-4 run over the next […]

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    Bucks Coach Jason Kidd ejected as Kings beat Bucks 121-113 in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE  — Rudy Gay scored 36 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Milwaukee Bucks 121-113 on Wednesday night for their second road victory of the season. Sacramento scoring and rebounding leader DeMarcus Cousins sat out because of a strained lower back. The Kings had lost all five previous games that Cousins missed this season. Omri Casspi added 19 and seven rebounds, and Rajon Rondo had 10 points and 13 assists. Bucks Coach Jason Kidd was ejected with 1:49 remaining after […]

  • Patrick Cudahy fire

    Federal judge could decide damages in Patrick Cudahy plant fire next year

    MADISON — A federal judge in Milwaukee could decide early next year how much the government owes companies who insured a suburban Milwaukee meatpacking plant that caught fire more than six years ago. The Patrick Cudahy plant in Cudahy caught fire in 2009 after two brothers fired a military flare that landed on the roof. One of the brothers stole the flare from a Marine base. Patrick Cudahy’s parent company reached a $208 million settlement with its insurance carriers in […]

  • USS Milwaukee commissioning

    USS Milwaukee stopping in Detroit en route to duty in South China Sea

    DETROIT — The USS Milwaukee littoral combat ship is stopping in Detroit en route to duty in the South China Sea. The ship is scheduled to dock at the Port of Detroit on Wednesday afternoon and depart the next day. The USS Milwaukee is a sister ship to the USS Detroit, which will be commissioned in Detroit next year. The USS Milwaukee was commissioned Saturday in Milwaukee. After the Detroit stop the ship will travel through the St. Lawrence Seaway […]


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