Purdue coach Jeff Brohm has marveled at David Blough’s resilience.
Colfax wins season opener
EAGAN, Minn. — Minnesota’s fumble gave Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions a fresh set of downs early in the fourth quarter two weeks ago, another opportunity to start climbing back into the game.
NEW YORK — Mookie Betts is ready to become an ambassador for baseball, now that he’s won a batting title, World Series and Most Valuable Player award with Boston.
SEATTLE — After a shaky beginning, Russell Wilson got hot in the fourth quarter and kept the Seattle Seahawks in the middle of the NFC playoff race.
Blue Devils, Blugolds named All-WIAC
MADISON — The University of Wisconsin football team isn’t paying attention to the red herring that was Purdue’s 41-10 loss at Minnesota last week.
Athletes around the Chippewa Valley took part in National Signing Day festivities on Wednesday, officially locking in to play further their athletic careers at the next level.
MILWAUKEE — Marc Gasol scored 29 points, Mike Conley added 26 and the Memphis Grizzlies used a late 15-2 run to beat Milwaukee 116-113 on Wednesday night, handing the Bucks their first home loss of the season.
I made it my goal to return to Wisconsin at some point in my life when I graduated from Marquette University in May of 2017. It’s fair to say I didn’t think it would happen this quickly.
Pashibin, Surprise named All-Americans
SEATTLE — Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson have faced off in a few memorable games in Seattle, from the “Fail Mary” to an unforgettable NFC championship game that sent the Seahawks to their second straight Super Bowl.
CINCINNATI — The 2018-19 version of the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team, its members have insisted for over a month now, is new and improved.
UW-Eau Claire volleyball coach Kim Wudi has added another impressive award to her resume.
NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets easily won the National League Cy Young Award, and Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays edged out two past winners for the American League prize.
It’s been a long time since Kim Wudi first stepped foot into the gym as the UW-Eau Claire head volleyball coach.
CINCINNATI — Ethan Happ flipped in a one-handed shot, and then drove past a defender for a dunk. With the game at a turning point, the 6-foot-10 forward did whatever he wanted and put Wisconsin in control.
MILWAUKEE — Markus Howard is quite the big shot at No. 24 Marquette.
UW-Stout wins in Iverson’s debut
GREEN BAY — One week after his fumble cost the Green Bay Packers a shot at a road victory, Aaron Jones responded with a performance so special that even grizzled guard Byron Bell was showing uncommon respect for the second-year running back.
MADISON — From left guard to center to left tackle and back to left guard again, Michael Deiter’s role on the University of Wisconsin’s offensive line never remained constant throughout the past four years.
The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association announced Monday its all-state teams for the 2018 prep football season.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The University of Wisconsin’s game at Penn State on Saturday was the last of its kind for the Badgers this season.
MINNEAPOLIS — Yes, the narrative of Joe Mauer’s career was missing a championship chapter. That plotline stalled for a few years while the star was set back by injuries.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Duke changed everything about who AP Top 25 voters considered to be the nation’s best team with a single dominating performance against a marquee opponent.
MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and a season-high 21 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-113 on Monday after finally trading Jimmy Butler.
GREEN BAY — For a change, it was the Packers in a runaway.
The UW-Eau Claire women’s cross country team earned an automatic qualifier spot at next weekend’s NCAA Division III championship meet.
Everything that could go wrong did go wrong.
MILWAUKEE — Markus Howard scored 37 points and Marquette beat Bethune-Cookman 92-59 on Saturday.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Trace McSorley and Penn State went back to a familiar formula Saturday — a steady diet of elusive Miles Sanders.
GREEN BAY — One team is starting a backup at quarterback but still above .500. The other boasts one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks, yet has a losing record.
LOS ANGELES — Montrezl Harrell left his diamond-studded Energizer bunny necklace at home.
Eau Claire Memorial diver Gretchen Hanson placed 12th in Division 1 at the state meet in Madison on Saturday.
There will be a new national champion in Division III volleyball this year.
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Bubba Wallace does not care about the way things used to be done in NASCAR, and he is not interested in how veterans believe he is supposed to drive.
NEW YORK — Harrison Smith has been making his mark for years with big hits and clutch interceptions for the Minnesota Vikings.
GREEN BAY — Packers receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling turned to Twitter to give a tutorial about how to pronounce his first name.
SCHOFIELD — Rice Lake found its offense in the second half, but it came too late for the defending Division 3 state champions.
The last 30 seconds had to have moved at a glacier’s speed for UW-Eau Claire goalie Zach Dyment.
Menomonie senior Mille Lausen finished as the state runner-up in the 500-yard freestyle at the Division 2 girls state swimming and diving meet on Friday in Madison.