Sports Daily Updates

Packers look for group effort to replace Jordy Nelson

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The task of finding receivers who will fill the void left by Jordy Nelson’s season-ending injury has started in earnest in Green Bay.

21 hrs ago
Escobar hits 2 homers, Twins beat Rays 5-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins took over the second AL wild-card lead using both long and small ball against one of the majors’ top pitchers.

21 hrs ago
Nelson wild in Brewers' 6-2 loss to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jimmy Nelson had no one to blame but himself.

21 hrs ago
Darlington’s return gets throwback look

DARLINGTON, S.C. — The Southern 500 will have a familiar feel, and not just because the race has returned to Labor Day weekend.

21 hrs ago
Twins win 5th straight, beat Rays 11-7 behind 3 homers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor didn’t think it was pretty, but the end result was a familiar and welcome one.

1 day ago
Injured Nelson aims to get Packers' young WRs up to speed

GREEN BAY — The shock of being out of the year has already worn off for Jordy Nelson.

1 day ago
Peralta pounded, Brewers lose 11-6 to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Brewers don’t think Wily Peralta’s problems are physical.

1 day ago
Wilson’s death another blow for struggling IndyCar Series

When Tony Kanaan arrived home following the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway, his wife asked him why he continued to race in a series that has such high risk.

1 day ago
Vavra to manage in Australia

The Australian Baseball League announced Monday that Menomonie resident and Chippewa Falls native Joe Vavra will serve as manager of the Melbourne Aces next summer. Vavra,

2 days ago
Packers' Nelson will miss season

The Green Bay Packers’ worst fears about the severity of receiver Jordy Nelson’s knee injury have come true.

2 days ago
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.

2 days ago
Logano defends Bristol victory to hold off Gibbs drivers

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Joey Logano spoiled what was expected to be a rout by Joe Gibbs Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.

4 days ago
Vikings rally after storm delay, top Raiders 20-12

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Charles Johnson and Chase Ford each caught touchdown passes in the second quarter for the Minnesota Vikings, who came back from an hour-plus weather

4 days ago
Jungmann has rough outing in Brewers' loss to Nationals

WASHINGTON — As Michael Taylor rounded the bases in the second inning, Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Taylor Jungmann quickly walked toward home plate to retrieve

4 days ago
Packers' running backs bring change-of-pace style

GREEN BAY — The Packers have a lot of options with Eddie Lacy and James Starks at running back.

5 days ago