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Rutgers QB Situation For Badgers Game Saturday Still Uncertain

Rutgers is still not saying who they’ll start at quarterback tomorrow, when the Scarlet Knights host Wisconsin in their inaugural Big Ten Conference match-up. Senior Gary Nova suffered a knee injury last week against Nebraska, and he’s listed as questionable for the Badger contest.  Coach Kyle Flood said Nova, who has thrown for over 2000 More >

UW Green Bay Mens Basketball Wins Exhibition Opener

The U-W Green Bay men’s basketball team pulled away in the second half last night to a win a home exhibition over Division-Three Ripon College, 78-to-56. Ripon hung close in the first half, and trailed by five at the break.  Keifer Sykes, the Horizon League’s pre-season player-of-the-year, had six assists in a scoreless first half More >

Will The Bucks Sign Point Guard Brandon Knight

The Milwaukee Bucks have until 11 o’clock tonight to either sign starting point guard Brandon Knight, or let him become a restricted free agent next summer. Bucks’ coach Jason Kidd has said he’d like to keep the 22-year-old Knight, who’s starting his second year with Milwaukee after being traded from Detroit for Brandon Jennings in More >

Royall Advances But Wisconsin Dells Does Not In WIAA Sectional Girls Volleyball

Royall is one win away from a first ever trip to the WIAA State Girls Volleyball Tournament after winning a Division Four Sectional semi-final match in their home gym Thursday night 3-0 over Plum City. Plum City played a mistake filled and sloppy match and Royall took full advantage with a clean performance. Royall had More >

Four Area Teams Play Level Two Football Playoff Games Tonight

The 2014 state high school football playoffs continue this weekend with 51 of the 56 level two games scheduled taking place tonight including a D-7 matchup of Scenic Bluffs Conference rivals as 7-3 New Lisbon travels to 10-0 Bangor for a 7 PM kick-off. New Lisbon has won three in a row and has looked good More >

Cubs decline option on Fujikawa

CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Cubs have declined their option for next season on reliever Kyuji Fujikawa, making him eligible for free agency. The option was for $5.5 million with a $500,000 buyout. A longtime closer in Japan, the right-hander signed with the Cubs before the 2013 season but never delivered the way the organization hoped. He More >

Sharp, Hossa lead Blackhawks to win over Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Chicago Blackhawks’ 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators, reaching two milestones in the city in which he started his NHL career back in 1997. Patrick Sharp scored the only goal of the shootout. Jonathan Toews scored twice for Chicago (6-3-1), More >

Young, Wolves hold off Pistons 97-91

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Thaddeus Young scored 19 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 90 seconds to play to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 97-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night. Nikola Pekovic had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Ricky Rubio added 11 points, eight assists and seven boards for the Timberwolves More >

Wild beat Sharks 4-3 in shootout

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 Thursday night. Kyle Brodziak scored twice in the third period and Koivu in the second period for Minnesota, which for the second straight game overcame a 3-1 third-period deficit to win. The Wild More >

Vikings practice squad QB Harnish has foot injury

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Vikings practice squad quarterback Chandler Harnish has a foot injury that will keep him out for at least several weeks. Coach Mike Zimmer said Harnish was inadvertently stepped on by a teammate in practice Wednesday. Harnish saw a foot specialist and was diagnosed with a Grade 1 Lisfranc sprain. The More >