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Bears sign cornerback, waive linebacker

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – The Chicago Bears have signed cornerback Teddy Williams from Arizona’s practice squad and waived linebacker Terrell Manning. The 6-foot-1, 207-pound Williams has appeared in 10 games over two seasons with Indianapolis and Arizona and seen time on offense, defense and special teams. Manning played in two games for the Bears this season More >

Twins seek new direction with Gardenhire dismissal

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan isn’t ruling anyone in or out as the team searches for its next manager. But he’s making it clear the Twins are seeking a fresh perspective in the dugout after four straight seasons of at least 92 losses. Ryan is promising to “change the voice and More >

Friday October 3 Area High School Football Schedule

South-Central Conference Mauston(0-2) at Wisconsin Dells(1-1)  SMASH Country 92-9 FM Adams-Friendship(1-1) at Nekoosa(1-1) Wautoma(2-0) at Westfield(1-1) Scenic Bluffs Conference New Lisbon(2-2) at Hillsboro(1-3) NOW 92 one FM Wonewoc-Center(1-3) at Necedah(3-1) Brookwood(1-3) at Royall(0-4) Cashton(4-0) at Bangor(4-0) Badger North Mount Horeb-Barneveld(2-1) at Reedsburg(3-0) Sauk-Prairie(1-3) at Baraboo(1-2) Mississippi Valley Conference Tomah(0-4) at Onalaska(3-1)

Aaron Rodgers Likes To Face The Minnesota Vikings

Aaron Rodgers has caused more damage to the Vikings than any quarterback in Minnesota’s history.  And the Green Bay Packers hope to continue that trend tomorrow night, when they play the Vikes at Lambeau Field.  In 12 career starts against Minnesota, Rodgers has a passer rating of 116-point-eight — the highest of any opposing quarterback More >

Former Brewers Enjoying Success In Kansas City

Former Milwaukee Brewers’ manager Ned Yost has finally tasted playoff success in Kansas City.  With three ex-Brewers at the top of his lineup, the Royals won their American League Wild Card Game 9-to-8 over the Oakland A’s in 12 innings last night.  Salvador Perez hit a walk-off single, as more than 40-thousand Royals’ fans kept More >

Paul Molitor Could Be The Next Manager Of The Minnesota Twins

Milwaukee Brewers’ Hall of Famer Paul Molitor is reportedly being interviewed today for the managerial vacancy in his home state of Minnesota.  The Minneapolis Star Tribune says it’s a sign of how quickly the Twins want to replace Ron Gardenhire, who was fired on Monday after 13 seasons.  The 58-year-old Molitor is a native of More >

Tuesday September 30 Area High School Sports Summaries

Mauston improves to 3-2 in the South-Central girls volleyball picture with a 3-0 win over Wautoma. Mauston wins 25-19, 25-8 and 25-13 and Megan Bauer had 22 kills and Taylor Gray 15 assists for the Golden Eagles who take on Westfield Thursday. Wisconsin Dells now has sole possession of first place in SCC volleyball after sweeping More >

Epstein sees Cubs competing for division next year

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein made one thing clear. He sees no reason why his team can’t compete for a division title next season. With the arrival of top prospects such as Jorge Soler and bounce-back seasons from shortstop Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs are ready to kick More >

Vikings hopeful, noncommittal with Bridgewater

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have not committed to Teddy Bridgewater playing at Green Bay on his sprained left ankle. Two days after his injury, however, the quarterback is “doing much better,” according to coach Mike Zimmer. Zimmer said Bridgewater’s participation in practice Tuesday would be more mental than physical. The team planned More >

Big Ten West teams step up

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – One of the prevailing notions heading into the season was that the Big Ten East could end up being a lot better than the West. It didn’t look that way last weekend. Northwestern buried Penn State as road underdogs. Minnesota did the same to Michigan in Ann Arbor. Nebraska continued its unbeaten start with More >