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Veteran cornerback Tramon Williams set to return, rejoin Green Bay secondary

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While Williams might not be the same player he was in 2010, when he was among the game’s top cover men and helped the Packers win Super Bowl XLV, he showed last season with the Arizona Cardinals that he still…

Brewers say pitchers Boone Logan, Wade Miley to miss opening day with injuries


Logan will start the season on the disabled list after an MRI revealed a left triceps strain, while Milwaukee said an MRI showed Miley has a slight muscle tear in his left groin that will keep him from throwing for…

Monroe's Sydney Hilliard named to AP all-state girls basketball first team

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Monona Grove's McKenna Warnock and Madison East's Erin Howard were selected to the second team.

Muhammad Wilkerson hopes right 'fit' with Packers makes him 'dominant' again

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The defensive end says reconnecting with Mike Pettine — hired as the Packers’ new defensive coordinator in January — could lead to a career rebirth.

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Prep sports: Johnson Creek softball team opens up its season with a no-hit victory

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The Johnson Creek softball team started its season with a nearly perfect performance Thursday afternoon, rolling to a 10-0 victory over visiting Cambridge in a game stopped by the mercy rule in the bottom of the fifth inning.


Sun Prairie's Drew Scharenbrock named All-Area wrestler of the year

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Stoughton co-head coaches Bob Empey and Dan Spilde are selected as All-Area coaches of the year.


Milwaukee Bucks say Giannis Antetokounmpo doubtful for Friday matchup with Chicago Bulls

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The All-Star forward sprained his right ankle in the second quarter of a 127-120 loss on Wednesday to the Los Angeles Clippers.


Tough early schedule dings Wisconsin Badgers softball's record but sets stage for Big Ten

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Badgers softball is 13-11 entering its Big Ten Conference and home opener Saturday against Rutgers.


Wisconsin's Aaron Vopal pushing for significant role at defensive end for Badgers

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After the University of Wisconsin lost four of its top five defensive ends from last season, at least one of the Badgers' young players at the position had to step in to a hefty increase of reps this spring.


The Badgers aren't taking part, but here are some Wisconsin connections to the NCAA men's hockey tournament

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Twelve players on teams in the NCAA men's hockey tournament call Wisconsin home, and another five coaches have ties to the state.


Wisconsin's unemployment rate reaches an all-time record low of 2.9 percent

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The preliminary unemployment figure bests the previous low set in summer 1999 and gives Gov. Scott Walker a boost.

Thursday, Mar 22

Badgers' 1st-team offensive line remains fluid despite return of every starter

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The development of Cole Van Lanen and Patrick Kasl — two promising offensive tackles — could allow UW to alter its lineup despite the return of all five starters.

Clippers roll over Bucks, who lose Giannis Antetokounmpo to ankle injury

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Bucks interim coach Joe Prunty said after the game that the team didn’t have an update on Antetokounmpo’s condition.

Wednesday, Mar 21

Wisconsin's Dana Rettke named to U.S. volleyball team bound for China

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The Badgers' 6-8 middle is one of 12 players who will train and compete in China from May 20 to 31.

Entire state of Wisconsin quarantined for emerald ash borer — find out what that means for you

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The entire state of Wisconsin will be under quarantine for the tree-killing emerald ash borer, with the bug found in two-thirds of the state's 72 counties.

Police: Suspect in Austin bombing attacks dead after blowing himself up; FBI concerned more bombs 'still out there'

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The suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in, a dramatic end to a weekslong siege of the Texas capital, where two were killed and four injured in a series…

Tom Oates: Consistent offense as important as pitching for the Brewers

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While fans fret over Milwaukee’s pitching, it’s the hitters who weren’t consistent last year.

Tuesday, Mar 20

WIAA names Kate Peterson Abiad as assistant director

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Peterson Abiad was the women's basketball coach at Cleveland State University and formerly was an assistant at the University of Wisconsin.

As Morgan Burnett departs, Packers’ secondary becomes primary concern

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Burnett, a safety, signed a three-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, after the Packers made little effort to bring back the eight-year veteran.

Reedsburg co-op senior Dylan Brown named All-Area player of the year for boys hockey

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The 5-foot, 7-inch Brown led the state with 85 points, tallying 38 goals and a state-best 47 assists.

Renovation, expansion of Brewers' spring training facility starts Tuesday

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“We’re late doing this but we’re going to have a facility that we think is going to be among the best in the game," Brewers manager Craig Counsell said.

Monday, Mar 19

'This changes things'; Police in Texas suspect serial bomber on loose after tripwire near trail injures two

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Fear escalated across Texas' capital city on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — a blast that was triggered this time by a tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used…

Brewers release veteran reliever Ernesto Frieri

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Frieri, 32 and best known for his run as the Angels’ closer from 2012-14, posted a 7.94 ERA in eight Cactus League appearances.

Watch as Milwaukee Brewers players reenact scene from 'Sandlot'

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A group of Milwaukee Brewers players acted out a shot-for-shot remake of a scene from "The Sandlot" in honor of the baseball film's 25th anniversary.

Sunday, Mar 18

History, culture, research, big business and talk of tariffs for Wisconsin's cranberry industry

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Wisconsin leads the nation in cranberry production but a glut of cranberries and proposed tariffs create concern.

Tom Oates: Wisconsin's abundant pool of high school basketball talent flows from a fountain of youth

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The state tournament always has offered a collection of talented players, especially in the last 20 years, but the difference this year was the extreme youth and elite national status of the tournament’s most gifted players.

Jordan McCabke, Kaukauna edge Milwaukee Washington in WIAA Division 2 state boys basketball final


It was the second title in three years for the top-seeded and top-ranked Galloping Ghosts (25-3).

Sun Prairie's Kadon Kauppinen sets meet record at Nelson-Daniels Classic

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Sun Prairie senior Kadon Kauppinen jumped 22 feet, 10½ inches to set the meet record in the long jump at the 21-team Nelson-Daniels Classic on Saturday afternoon at UW-Whitewater.