Sports Daily Updates

Smith regrets oversight with rosin, sunscreen on arm

ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith wanted to grip the ball better, so he followed a common practice of using rosin and sunscreen on his pitching hand.

10 hrs ago
Girls hoops: Regis' Negrini steps down

He’s enjoyed the ride, but Jim Negrini decided it was time to step away. The Hall of Fame coach announced his resignation as Eau Claire Regis girls basketball coach

11 hrs ago
Amateur baseball: Cavs win in wild finish

On a night when the red lights on the scoreboard at Carson Park repeatedly faded on and off, the Eau Claire Cavaliers offense flashed brightest in the bottom of the ninth.

11 hrs ago
Broxton can't get through 8th, Brewers lose to Tigers 5-2 on Castellanos' triple

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Broxton retired the first two hitters of the eighth inning — including Miguel Cabrera — without allowing a ball past the infield.

1 day ago
Mauer's homer lifts Twins to 4-3 win over Pirates in 13

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A dozen seasons in, there is still plenty of life in Joe Mauer’s bat. And hey, a little power too.

1 day ago
Wisconsin AD says rule govering time spent on sports impossible to enforce

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said it’s time to abolish the so-called 20-hour rule designed to limit how much time students spend on

1 day ago
Brett Favre playing football again — for charity

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brett Favre will be playing football again in Wisconsin, just not at Lambeau Field.

1 day ago
Braun, Lind, Ramirez hit consecutive HRs to lead Brewers to win

DETROIT (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers used some power and dominant pitching to run over the Detroit Tigers.

2 days ago
Timberwolves win draft lottery, Lakers move to No. 2

NEW YORK (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves too often came to the NBA draft lottery and left in worse shape than they arrived.

2 days ago
Twins use big 2nd inning to down Pirates 8-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Dozier smiled and summed the biggest moment of the game in an unusual but succinct way.

2 days ago
Gomez bounces back to lead Brewers over Tigers

DETROIT — Carlos Gomez was back in the lineup a day after being beaned, and he wasted little time showing that he was OK.

3 days ago
Analysis: Crashes add to IndyCar crisis

IndyCar had a crisis looming well before James Hinchcliffe was injured in another spectacular accident during preparations for the most esteemed race in motorsports.

3 days ago
Todd Marks hired as North boys basketball coach

Todd Marks is returning to the Chippewa Valley. The former Fall Creek standout and Bloomer coach was approved as Eau Claire North boys basketball coach at Monday

2 days ago
Former Blugold Konkol named Louisiana Tech head coach

Louisiana Tech on Monday announced Miami assistant Eric Konkol, a former UW-Eau Claire player, as its new men’s basketball coach.

3 days ago
Twins take advantage of Rays' error

MINNEAPOLIS — After the Twins botched several early opportunities to take control of the game, a rare Tampa Bay error helped Minnesota break through.

5 days ago