Rice Lake native and Marquette freshman Henry Ellenson was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 18th pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.
Long-time Eau Claire Regis track and field coach John Snyder is retiring after 32 years with the program.
Eau Claire Memorial football coach Paul Kling announced his resignation Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release from athletic director Trevor Kohlhepp.
Chris Hahn stepped down as Elk Mound boys basketball coach Monday night.
Chippewa Falls McDonell Central boys basketball team is again the No. 1-ranked Division 5 team in this week’s The Associated Press Wisconsin prep basketball poll.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has been searching for several years for an investor who would be willing to purchase a minority share of the team and let Taylor continue to run the show for a few more years before eventually taking over as the majority stakeholder.
GREEN BAY -- ESPN’s Rob Demovsky is reporting Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga dodged a major injury Thursday, when he left practice after hurting his left knee. Bulaga did not tear his ACL as first feared and suffered only a sprained MCL, according to a source.
GREEN BAY (AP) — Receiver Jordy Nelson is taking part in the first practice of Green Bay Packers training camp after being limited during the offseason following minor hip surgery.
GREEN BAY (AP) — Mike McCarthy marched quickly to the podium and spoke with the enthusiasm of a teacher greeting students on the first day of school.
The great thaw is nearly complete. The big weekend in Green Bay is finally here for Brett Favre.
LONDON (AP) — Rory McIlroy injured his left ankle while playing soccer, leaving the world's No. 1 player in doubt of defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks have landed their big man.
Marquette’s Wally Ellenson, a Rice Lake graduate, took fifth place in the high jump to earn All-American honors at the NCAA Division I outdoor track and field championships Friday in Eugene, Ore. Ellenson cleared 7 feet, 2¼ inches.
NEW YORK — Finally, a Triple Crown winner, and after 37 years of waiting, this one was never in doubt.
CHICAGO (AP) — Frank Kaminsky measured as the tallest player at the NBA Draft Combine, and he felt like a big target already.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ryan Braun hit his fourth career grand slam and a solo homer Wednesday, powering the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds that provided a one-day respite from their awful start.
GREEN BAY (AP) — It was back to Lambeau Field for the Green Bay Packers on Monday for the first time since cleaning out their lockers in January following the stunning collapse against Seattle in the NFC title game.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette's depleted roster is receiving an infusion of highly-touted prospects.
MADISON — Frank Kaminsky is finishing his impressive Big Ten career at No. 6 Wisconsin in familiar surroundings.
MADISON — Michael Lihrman fancies himself as a showman, which might seem strange given the degree to which he toils in anonymity.
PHOENIX — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Jim Henderson is getting an early chance to prove that he is on his way to returning from a right shoulder injury.
Marquette comes up short
Titans win WIAC tournament
SALT LAKE CITY — Trey Burke had 23 points and six assists to help the Utah Jazz hold off the Milwaukee Bucks 82-75 on Saturday night.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jeff Gordon chatted casually with some of his crew as a crowd of fans gathered in the window behind his garage stall at Daytona International Speedway. He opened the toolbox behind him, grabbed a Sharpie and turned to the assembly to autograph the dozens of die casts, p…
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Greg Ives plopped down in his chair, let out a sigh of a relief and asked, “Am I in the Chase now?”
Eau Claire native Paul Menard will start today’s Daytona 500 in the 21st position. He will pilot chassis No. 447, which he utilized in both Daytona races last season.
MADISON — Sophomore Bronson Koenig’s continued development as the starting point guard has kept No. 5 Wisconsin rolling on its methodical march toward the Big Ten regular season title.
MILWAUKEE — Michael Carter-Williams plans to take it slow as he gets acclimated to his new surroundings.
MIAMI — The former owner of a Florida medical clinic who posed as a doctor and illegally supplied steroid injections and other performance-enhancing drugs to professional baseball players and even high school athletes was sentenced Tuesday to four years in federal prison.
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says he expects star running back Adrian Peterson to stay with the team this season.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS (AP) — A 37-year-old Marshfield man is charged with 15 counts of theft after authorities say he took more than $46,000 from 15 Wood County residents in a Green Bay Packers ticket scam.
Austin Schulfer and Daulton Varsho of UW-Milwaukee will join the Eau Claire Express this summer, the Northwoods League team announced Tuesday.
The Wisconsin men's basketball team stayed at No. 5 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll released Monday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel has sought help to change his off-field lifestyle.
The Eau Claire Cavaliers accepted an invitation to join the Wisconsin Baseball Association’s Independent League for the 2015 baseball season, in a move that became official on Jan. 25.
Any area athletic directors who will have student-athletes signing National Letters of Intent are encouraged to notify the Leader-Telegram by email at email@example.com.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Almost every day during training camp and often during the season, Dan Quinn would put on large padded gloves and essentially go through a sparring session with the Seattle Seahawks defensive linemen as they warmed up for practice working on pass rushing techniques.
Team Irivin wins Pro Bowl
PHOENIX — A historic Super Bowl is before us.
This is monumentally stupid, isn’t it?
Tyson Kalien’s sweat was tinged with equal parts disappointment and encouragement. He and his UW-Eau Claire teammates had come that close to a memorable upset.
It’s getting a bit wacky in the Big Rivers.
Eau Claire native Phil Erickson was named to the inaugural North American Prospects Hockey League All-Star roster. Erickson, who plays for the Madison Capitols, will play for Team Blue. The All-Star game will be held at 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18 at the Troy Sports Center in Troy, Mich. Befor…
Former Eau Claire Memorial hockey player Charley Graaskamp was traded from the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds to the Sudbury Wolves on Thursday afternoon.
It’s official: Jim Harbaugh is the new coach at Michigan.
The Detroit Lions will have Ndamukong Suh on the field for Sunday's Wild Card matchup against the Dallas Cowboys.