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Wojo hopes underclassmen will stick with Marquette

MILWAUKEE (AP) – New Marquette basketball coach Steve Wojciechowski says he thinks the underclassmen that he inherited will all stay with the program. Wojciechowski spoke to reporters Tuesday night before a team banquet. He says he told players he wanted to develop a relationship, and to see where it led. The former Duke assistant says it’s More >

Backup QB Matt Flynn returns to Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Packers have reached a deal to bring back backup quarterback Matt Flynn, who stabilized the position after starter Aaron Rodgers went down with a collarbone injury last season. Flynn’s agent, Bill Johnson, confirmed the two sides had agreed to terms. Details were not announced. Flynn threw for 1,146 yards with seven More >

Hawks wrap up regular season, beat Bucks 111-103

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Mike Scott scored 17 points and the Atlanta Hawks ended the regular season with a 111-103 win Wednesday over the Bucks, hours after Milwaukee owner Herb Kohl announced he was selling his team. Mike Muscala added 15 for the Hawks, who rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half. Atlanta is locked into More >

Metrodome demolition reaches completion early

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Metrodome is no more. Project leaders for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium says the demolition of the team’s old home was formally completed Thursday. The final remnants were being trucked away a month ahead of schedule. The building was razed to make way for a nearly $1 billion stadium scheduled to open in More >

Tanaka cools Cubs’ bats in Yankees’ 3-0 win

NEW YORK (AP) – Masahiro Tanaka allowed two bunt hits in eight dominant innings on a frigid Monday, Carlos Beltran homered for the third straight game and New York welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the current Yankee Stadium with a 3-0 victory in the opener of Monday’s day-night doubleheader. The 25-year-old Japanese right-hander struck out More >

Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. Kohl announced the deal Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center hours before the team was to play its final game of a dismal season. With the worst record in More >

Peralta helps Brewers beat Cards 5-1 and stop skid

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Wily Peralta allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers turned two errors into four unearned runs Wednesday in a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals that ended a two-game losing streak. Milwaukee, which came into the series with a nine-game winning streak, salvaged the finale of the three-game More >

Necedah Girls’ Powerlifting Team Earn National Championship Title

The Necedah Girls Varsity Powerlifting Team has earned their sixth National title in the past eight years. The team went down to Killeen, Texas for the USAPL National High School Championships that took place March 28th through the 30th.  Coach Erich Mach said the girls’ team had some top place finishes individually as well. “We have More >

Michigan State’s Dawson decides to stay in school

(AP) – Michigan State forward Branden Dawson is staying for his senior season. The school announced Dawson’s decision Tuesday. He averaged a career-high 11.2 points last season. The 6-foot-6 forward scored a career-high 26 points in an NCAA tournament win over Harvard and had 24 points in his next game, helping the fourth-seeded Spartans beat top-seeded Virginia More >

Bautista, Lawrie lift Blue Jays over Twins 9-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday night. Edwin Encarnacion had two hits and an RBI, and Aaron Loup (1-0) won in relief of starter Brandon Morrow, More >