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NBA Commish In Milwaukee Today

N-B-A Commissioner Adam Silver is in Milwaukee today, to get an update from the Bucks’ owners on their progress toward a new arena.  Silver is also meeting with Bucks’ investors, and leaders of start-up companies in the Milwaukee and Madison areas.  Team owner Wes Edens set up that meeting to encourage new Wisconsin-based firms to More >

Badger Volleyball Players Earn Conference Recognition

Wisconsin players earned two of the five weekly volleyball honors in the Big Ten Conference. Sophomore Lauren Carlini was named the league’s Setter-of-the-Week, with 54 assists in a win over Illinois and 35 helpers in a victory over Ohio State.  Outside hitter Kelli Bates was named the league’s co-freshman of the week, along with Alyssa More >

Milwaukee Bucks Host Detroit Tonight

The Milwaukee Bucks will host Detroit tonight.  The Bucks are 7-and-7 after a pair of weekend losses to Toronto and Washington.  Detroit comes in at 3-and-10 after losing four straight.  Former Bucks’ guard Brandon Jennings is expected to start for the Pistons, after he sprained his left thumb in a 10-point Detroit loss at Atlanta More >

Honors For Badgers Star Frank Kaminsky

Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky has been named the Big Ten Conference men’s basketball co-player of the week.  The seven-foot senior shares the honor with Shannon Scott of Ohio State.  Kaminsky averaged 23 points, ten rebounds, five blocks, and one-and-a-half steals in Wisconsin’s victories over U-W Green Bay and Boise State last week.  He had 20 More >

Royall Panthers Boys Basketball Coach Scott Uppena Previews The Season

Coach Scott Uppena talks Royall High School boys basketball with Troy Matz

New Plan For The Paul Bunyan Axe At Camp Randall On Saturday

U-W Madison officials have clarified their new policy on how the winning team will receive Paul Bunyan’s Axe after Saturday’s Wisconsin-Minnesota football game in Madison.  At first yesterday, coach Gary Andersen said the winning team would privately receive the axe in its locker room, instead of running and grabbing it on the field where tensions More >

Tuesday November 25 Area High School Sports Schedule

Mauston kicks off the high school boys basketball season tonight on the home floor against New Glarus. Coach Gil Saylor’s Golden Eagles squad won just five games last year but five key players return led by second team all-leaguer Tarren Hall who accomplished that feat as a Freshman. Kyle Voss, Theron Wilkinson, Brett Lubinski and More >

Zucker scores twice to lead Wild past Panthers 4-1

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) – Jason Zucker scored two goals to lead the Minnesota Wild over the Florida Panthers 4-1 on Monday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, and Mikko Koivu had two assists. Zach Parise added an empty-net goal with 1:29 left. Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 shots to help the Wild win for More >

Marquette nips NJIT 62-57

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Duane Wilson scored five of his 18 points in the final 1 1/2 minutes and Marquette held off NJIT 62-57 on Monday night. Wilson’s three-point play with 1:17 left put the Golden Eagles (2-2) up 59-55, the first two-possession lead for either team in over 4 minutes. NJIT (1-4) closed to 59-57 with 23 More >

Milwaukee beats Louisiana-Lafayette 56-52

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Steve McWhorter had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Milwaukee snapped a two-game skid on Monday with a 56-52 win over Louisiana-Lafayette in the MGM Grand Main Event tournament. McWhorter assisted Matt Tiby’s layup to give the Panthers (2-3) the lead for good at 52-51 with 43 seconds left. Milwaukee followed with a More >