Thompson falls at Olympics
UWEC’s Rodgers wins gold
NEW YORK — Their lead was only nine with a minute left in the first half and it looked like the Milwaukee Bucks might be on their way to a close game.
Former University of Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland spoke harshly of the football program and his brief time in the NFL on a Netflix documentary released this week.
The Diocese of La Crosse on Saturday released the names of 25 priests the diocese says sexually abused children over the years.
WASHINGTON — Markus Howard scored half of Marquette’s total points and Koby McEwen hit four free throws in the final nine seconds as the Golden Eagles held off Georgetown to earn an 84-80 Big East Conference victory on Saturday afternoon.
For the eighth time in 25 years, the Packers and 49ers — both 14-3 this season — face off in the postseason. Green Bay leads 4-3 in what has been a memorable and sometimes spicy rivalry. San Francisco has won five of its six Super Bowl trips. Green Bay is 4-1.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers are one win away from accomplishing a turnaround that’s been done only once before in the Super Bowl era.
New Year’s Day was beautiful, the sun intermittently breaking through banks of gray cloud and the temperature in the upper 20s, with thick powder on the ground and coating the conifers surrounding our house. After breakfast and several cups of coffee, my wife, kids and I strapped-on our cros…
Rodgers still alive at Jr. Curling Championships
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Cassius Winston threw a lob from the right wing over the middle of the lane and Xavier Tillman dunked the basketball, breaking a record that stood for two decades.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nine years into his career and a little more than two years removed from a debilitating torn Achilles injury, Richard Sherman is still tormenting quarterbacks on a weekly basis.
A matinee performance for the international percussion group STOMP has been added to the Pablo Center at the Confluence lineup March 21 because of strong ticket demand.
MENOMONIE — Dunn County authorities are investigating a “suspicious death” in the town of Colfax.
MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 17 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 23 and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Boston Celtics 128-123 on Thursday night.
Due to expected inclement weather, Regis Catholic Schools will dismiss classes early today.
City games postponed
GREEN BAY — Davante Adams obsesses about being great.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Brett Favre vs. Steve Young. Aaron Rodgers dueling with Colin Kaepernick.
MADISON — Wisconsin coach Greg Gard's favorite saying of late has been, “Gritty, not pretty.”
MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn't looking at the scoreboard.
Blugolds earn WIAC honors
Regis’ Snyder retiring
CHETEK -- One passenger was killed, and two others were injured, in an SUV when the vehicle struck the rear of a semitrailer truck Monday afternoon near Chetek in Barron County.
GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers has spoken on several occasions about the chemistry he had with former longtime teammate Jordy Nelson.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — When Aaron Rodgers greeted Jimmy Garoppolo following the least productive start of his sterling career he had a simple message for the San Francisco 49ers quarterback: “We’ll see you later on.”
GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers connected with Davante Adams eight times for 160 yards and two touchdowns, Green Bay's spruced-up defense fended off a spirited Seattle rally, and the Packers held on for a 28-23 victory Sunday night to reach the NFC championship game for the third time in six years.
Loomis 13th in Italy
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Milwaukee Bucks have bigger goals than a 70-win season, though their star player isn’t taking their phenomenal start for granted.
FRISCO, Texas — Now this was a perfect ending for North Dakota State, with its redshirt freshman quarterback and the senior safety in his final game after first wanting to be a Bison quarterback.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Richard Sherman anticipated the route for an interception and then watched the San Francisco 49ers run eight straight times for the touchdown that put them in control of their first playoff game in six years.
HOUSTON — James Harden didn’t have much to say after he surpassed 20,000 points on Saturday in Houston’s blowout win over Minnesota.
NEWARK, N.J. — Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard didn’t hesitate to take out most of his starters after Marquette rallied from a seven-point deficit to tie the game midway through the second half.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Heading into a key stretch and coming off a tough loss, Wisconsin needed a big performance Saturday at Penn State.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — With Giannis Antetokounmpo’s sore back acting up again, the Milwaukee Bucks got plenty of help picking up the scoring slack.
Blue Devils win in OT
MILWAUKEE — Infielder Jedd Gyorko signed a $2 million, one-year deal Friday with the Milwaukee Brewers that includes a club option for 2021.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Kirk Cousins starting the 49ers’ first playoff game at Levi’s Stadium was how coach Kyle Shanahan planned it when he took over in San Francisco back in 2017.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Given the choice to sit or stand for an interview earlier this week, Nate Reuvers opted for the chair.
MADISON — Beating a top-five opponent on the road is a signature win in anyone’s book, even in this season of anarchy in men’s college basketball, where the fifth-ranked team today could be the 25th-ranked team next week.
GREEN BAY — What a year it has been for Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur.