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Bucks Close Out The Pre Season Tonight

Three injured Milwaukee Bucks could return tonight, when the Bucks close out their exhibition schedule at home against Minnesota.  Point guard Brandon Knight, forward Ersan Ilyasova, and center Zaza Pachulia spent an extra hour on the practice floor yesterday.  Coach Jason Kidd said all three looked good — and he wants to see how they More >

Jordy Nelson Enjoying Big Season For Packers

Green Bay Packers’ receiver Jordy Nelson is having a Pro Bowl year, to say the least.  He leads the N-F-C with 712 receiving yards.  He’s tied for fifth in the N-F-L with 47 receptions.  His six touchdowns are the fourth-most in the league. And in just seven games, Nelson has three touchdown catches of more More >

Reedsburg Football Coach Brian Pottinger Talks Playoffs

Reedsburg Beaver football coach Brian Pottinger has his team ready for the playoffs and visits with Troy Matz

WIAA Tournament Girls Volleyball Area Results

Mauston sees their girls volleyball season end with a D-2 Regional loss 3-0 at Wisconsin Dells last night. Dells wins the match 25-17, 25-12 and 25-15 for their third win vs Mauston this season. Alex Zapuchlak had 27 assists for the victorious Lady Chiefs with Jaden Ward and Edith Nelson each with collecting 10 kills More >

Bears a mess after another home loss

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – If the Chicago Bears are coming apart as a team within the locker room, it’s news to coach Marc Trestman. An emotional postgame locker room scene following Sunday’s 27-14 loss to Miami featured players yelling and wide receiver Brandon Marshall calling the 3-4 start to the season “unacceptable.” That had the More >

Irving scores 28 as Cavs beat Bulls 107-98

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State. Irving had 20 points in the second half. James had 18 points in 31 minutes More >

Mayo scores 24 points, Bucks top Knicks 120-107

NEW YORK (AP) – Reserve guard O.J. Mayo scored a team-high 24 points, and Giannis Antentokounmpo added 14 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-107 in a preseason game on Monday night. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 24 points, and Tim Hardaway came off the bench to score 20. Jared Dudley had 14 More >

Wisconsin’s Gordon geared up for season’s 2nd half

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – While Melvin Gordon might be back in the discussion as a Heisman Trophy hopeful, Wisconsin’s star running back is focused on a more important race. Northwestern’s loss over the weekend to Nebraska opened up the Badgers’ chances again of winning a Big Ten West division title and a trip to the conference More >

Saints tormented by inability to close out games

METAIRIE, La. (AP) – Saints coach Sean Payton is starting this week by emphasizing the many good things he noticed during New Orleans’ latest loss. With his players mystified by their inability to close out close games, Payton is steering clear of the kind of criticism that could shatter the increasingly fragile psyche of a team More >

New Vikings stadium nearly quarter complete

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Officials are confident the Minnesota Vikings’ new $1 billion stadium will be completed on time in 2016. Reporters and photographers were given a tour of the construction site in downtown Minneapolis Monday. Nine months after the old Metrodome was demolished, officials say the new stadium is 23 percent complete as of the end More >