MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst took a break from his busy schedule Monday night to collect the 2018-19 NBA Executive of the Year Award.
PARIS — It wasn’t just the fans who were looking forward to a quarterfinal clash between France and the defending champion United States at the Women’s World Cup. Megan Rapinoe clearly was, too.
Jordan Hagedorn has experienced plenty of firsts since he launched his career as a National Football League agent two years ago. This month brought one of the most rewarding.
SONOMA, Calif. — Matt DiBenedetto drove his way into the NASCAR Cup Series with meager funding and no glossy racing pedigree. He has spent 4 ½ years circling tracks in the back of the pack, attempting to will his underperforming, underfunded cars to unlikely results.
REIMS, France — Spain tested the United States like no other team at the Women’s World Cup.
It was a day that only a mother could love. It rained, and rained, and rained, and when it stopped raining for a few minutes, those momentary letups quickly turned into downpour again. But even five hours out in that rain didn’t frustrate former UW-Eau Claire golfer Ryan Isaacson, who clinch…
MILWAUKEE — Travis Shaw made the all the difference for Brandon Woodruff.
Rivermen sweep Jim Falls in double header
The fourth inning has been a rocky one for the Eau Claire Express lately. Just one day after allowing five runs in the fourth inning to the Waterloo Bucks, the Express gave up a four spot in the inning and couldn’t recover, falling 7-6 in Waterloo on Sunday.
SONOMA, Calif. — Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch have managed to keep their long-standing rivalry quite friendly during their first season as teammates at Joe Gibbs Racing.
As Isaac Johnson circles the room, digging deep to catch his breath and make his next move, Hendrik Boese offers encouragement from a seat 10 feet away.
A fourth-inning hiccup and a pair of late runs cost the Eau Claire Express who fell 8-5 to the Waterloo Bucks on Saturday in Waterloo.
CLEVELAND — Gyasi Zardes scored two goals in a three-minute span in the second half and the U.S. men’s soccer team earned a small sample of revenge with a 6-0 blowout in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Saturday night over Trinidad and Tobago, which handed the Americans a nightmarish loss two years ago.
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell juggled his lineup, hoping for a spark. Yasmani Grandal certainly delivered it.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Twins encountered a brief roadblock en route to another win over the Royals.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — On the second day of the NHL draft, the salary cap crashed the party.
Just a few steps past the finish line of the Rock the Riverfront 10k stood Michelle Hrdlicka with a pool of slobber amassing at her feet. It was understandable. On a beautiful Saturday morning the sun was beaming down on racers, making it a little bit too hot. It didn’t seem to bother Hrdlic…
REIMS, France — U.S. Soccer and players for the women’s national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay.
Tanner Kohlhepp pitched seven standout innings of one-run baseball on the mound, and Vincent Martinez added a crucial RBI single in the ninth as the Eau Claire Express defeated Waterloo 3-2 on the road Friday.
It was left for North to carry Eau Claire high school baseball colors.
Eau Claire Legion falls to Holmen
19U Legion Baseball
MILWAUKEE — The NBA draft came and went without the Milwaukee Bucks adding a player to its roster.
The lifelong memories are coming in hot for Eau Claire North’s Sam Stange.
One of Eau Claire’s major summer running events will “Rock the Riverfront” Saturday morning.
WIAA increases hoops games per season
Just one night after being stripped of career win No. 500, Eau Claire manager Dale Varsho and pitching coach Vic Cable finally got over the hump 24 hours later with a 10-9 win over the Waterloo Bucks.
LE HAVRE, France — The defending champion U.S. national team faced its toughest test of the Women’s World Cup and remained dominant Thursday night, beating Sweden 2-0 to serve up a measure of revenge against the team that stunned the confident Americans in the last Olympics.
MINNEAPOLIS — Eduardo Rodríguez knew his job was to pile up innings after the Boston Red Sox had to go 17 innings in Tuesday's loss at Minnesota.
Keeping players healthy is of paramount importance to the Northwoods League. On Wednesday night, the Eau Claire Express learned the hard way when the team was stripped of a 4-2 win over the Thunder Bay Border Cats due to a violating a pitching rule.
SAN DIEGO — Manny Machado missed a three-run home run by inches.
LE HAVRE, France — The United States will finally face a tough opponent in the Women’s World Cup, and it’s a team that embarrassed the Americans in their last significant tournament.
NEW YORK — Zion Williamson smiled his way through nearly half an hour of questions, trying to portray himself like any player just hoping to be drafted.
Old Abe Roach signs with Cards
MINNEAPOLIS — Max Kepler was supposed to have the night off. Instead, the Twins outfielder wound up playing 12 innings and delivered three huge hits.
SAN DIEGO — Left-hander Logan Allen will have so many memories of his major league debut that he might not know where to start.
ST. PAUL — After newcomer Tyler Boyd scored early in the second half to give the United States a two-goal lead, the sure sign this was going to be a good night for the Americans was visible on Gyasi Zardes' face.
It’s fitting Eau Claire Express infielder Matt Bottcher plays his college ball for the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames since he’s been absolutely red hot to start his Northwoods career.
Dean Engram’s final few snaps as a high school football player may be the only ones more remarkable than his first.
Eau Claire starter Nate Davis pitched eight scoreless innings, allowing just four hits, as the Express earned a 5-0 win against the Thunder Bay Border Cats Tuesday night at Carson Park.
There are no guarantees a sporting event will live up to its billing.
SAN DIEGO — Backed by Manny Machado's home run, Joey Lucchesi gave the San Diego Padres' bullpen a chance to catch its collective breath.
At the beginning of this season, Regis/McDonell girls soccer coach Scott Hoffmann asked Teryn Karlstad if she’d be up for a change.
MINNEAPOLIS — After an awfully sluggish start to their World Series title defense, the Boston Red Sox have begun to round into form.
The Eau Claire Express never waited long to rally.
The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball program had gone nearly seven months without securing a commitment from a high school recruit. Two full recruiting cycles had passed without the Badgers landing an in-state prospect, including some high-profile swing-and-misses.
U17 Legion goes 3-1 in Burnsville
BLAINE, Minn. — The overarching goal for the fledgling U.S. men’s soccer team, as frequently stated by new coach Gregg Berhalter, has been to improve the perception of this sputtering program within the cutthroat hierarchy of global soccer.