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20 Bucks Turnovers Spell Defeat Against Bulls 115-106

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Chicago Bulls capitalized on 20 Milwaukee turnovers, beating the Bucks on their home court for the second time in 11 days, 115-106. Milwaukee’s record falls to 17-15 after the team got off to a good start in the first quarter.  Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way after taking the last game off, More >

Marquette Opens Big East Play At Home Against Xavier

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Number-six Xavier visits Marquette tonight in the Big East Conference opener for both teams. The Golden Eagles have dominated the series, winning 49 out of 71 meetings and sweeping Xavier last year. Marquette guards Markus Howard and Andrew Rowsey are the top two scorers in the Big East, with the sophomore Howard More >

Injuries Have Miami Limping Into Orange Bowl Match-Up

(Miami, FL)  —  Injuries to three key players decimated the Miami Hurricanes offense in their last two games of the regular season, losses to Pitt and Clemson. Tailback Mark Walton, tight end Christopher Herndon and wide receiver Ahmmon Richards suffered season-ending injuries and all three were significant parts of the team’s offense. Senior Braxton Berrios More >

Packers Shuffle Roster, Promote Rookie TE From Practice Squad

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The Green Bay Packers have added rookie tight end Emanuel Byrd to the 53 man roster from the practice squad. He will take some of the snaps in the team’s double-tight-end sets, a big part of the offensive playbook for the Packers.  An injury to Richard Rodgers led to the move.  More >

5 Badgers To Play For Canada In 2018 Winter Olympics

(Madison, WI)  —  Senior Emily Clark and four former Badgers make up a significant part of the 23 person roster for Hockey Canada in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Clark will be joined by Ann-Renee Desbiens, Meaghan Mikkelson, Sarah Nurse and Blayre Turnbull.  Mikkelson has been here before, but the other four will make their Olympic More >

Hot-Shooting Marquette Ready For Big East After 92-51 Laugher

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  It was raining threes in Marquette’s last non-conference game Thursday night. The Golden Eagles hit 14 in a 92-51 rout of American. Sophomore Sam Hauser was good on 8 of 10 shots and scored 29 points, while senior Andrew Rowsey added 19 on just six floor shots. Marquette hit 59 percent of More >

Slow Start In OT Dooms Phoenix In 81-78 Defeat

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Bowling Green scored 11 of the first 14 points in overtime to edge the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Thursday night 81-78. The Phoenix had a chance in the closing seconds of regulation, but weren’t able to get a shot off before the buzzer. Kahlil Small had 19 points and nine rebounds More >

Adams Out For Vikings Game — Could Be Done For Season

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Quarterback Brett Hundley won’t have his favorite target on the field Saturday night when the Packers play the Minnesota Vikings. Coach Mike McCarthy has ruled out wide receiver Davante Adams for the game. It’s possible Adams won’t play the rest of the season and he becomes a free agent this spring. More >

Badgers Host UW-Green Bay Saturday Afternoon

(Madison, WI)  —  The Wisconsin Badgers will try to shake the rust off after being idle for a week for final exams. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is coming to town for a 4:30 pm tip-off at the Kohl Center Saturday. The Phoenix have never beaten UW on its home court. Both teams have 5-7 More >

Bucks Play Charlotte Hornets Back-To-Back

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks host Charlotte at 7:00 pm Friday in the first game of a back-to-back weekend series. The two teams travel to North Carolina for the Saturday night game. The Bucks are trying to build off a 119-116 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers and superstar LeBron James Tuesday. The Hornets and More >