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Trump calls off historic summit with North Korea

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President Donald Trump is canceling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, citing the “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent statement from North Korea.

Brewers sweep Diamondbacks, clinch best 50-game start in franchise history

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Travis Shaw hit a three-run home run in a seven-run fourth inning to power a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Miller Park.

Milwaukee police chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown

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Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales has apologized to Sterling Brown and says officers have been disciplined for acting "inappropriately" after the Bucks player was zapped with a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation in…

Jeff Gordon, Greenfield native Alan Kulwicki elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

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Kulwicki, who was known for his unique “Polish victory lap,” died in 1993 at age 38 in a plane crash.

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At least 20 injured in semi truck-school bus crash on I-39/90/94 near DeForest

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The injury count in the semi truck-school bus crash was at 20 as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

Madison police seek information on apparent hit-and-run that killed female pedestrian on East Side

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Madison police are seeking information on an apparent hit-and-run that killed a female pedestrian on South Stoughton Road (Highway 51) near Buckeye Road on the East Side late Thursday night.

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NFL owners adopt new policy to address national anthem protests

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NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by President Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star…

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Rivera leads San Jose over Modesto 4-1

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MODESTO, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Rivera had two hits and two RBI as the San Jose Giants defeated the Modesto Nuts 4-1 on Wednesday.

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Murphy, Martin lead the way for Midland

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Sean Murphy doubled twice and singled, driving home two runs as the Midland RockHounds topped the Arkansas Travelers 9-3 on Wednesday. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the RockHounds and a three…

Estevez, Kendall lead the way for Rancho Cucamonga

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RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) -- Omar Estevez was a double short of the cycle, driving in four runs and scoring three as the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes topped the Stockton Ports 8-0 on Wednesday.

Oswalt, Smith spur Las Vegas to 4-3 win over Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Dominic Smith doubled and singled twice, and Corey Oswalt allowed just three hits over six innings as the Las Vegas 51s defeated the Sacramento River Cats 4-3 on Wednesday.

Deerfield softball team gets a break on the basepaths in regional win over Parkview

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The Deerfield softball team knocked off host Orfordville Parkview in bizarre fashion Wednesday evening, taking a 3-2 victory in a WIAA Division 4 regional semifinal as part of the Horicon sectional.

Will Tennison's victory at No. 1 singles clinches state team tennis berth for Verona

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The Wildcats win three of the four singles flights and finished with 39 points, edging Middleton by three points.

Middleton's Alan Roden has one more goal to achieve in his senior season

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The Creighton-bound catcher-turned-shortstop hopes to end his career at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament in Grand Chute next month

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Mazzoni induces double play, leads Iowa to 2-1 win over Round Rock

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ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) -- Cory Mazzoni got Juan Centeno to hit into a game-ending double play with the bases loaded, leading the Iowa Cubs to a 2-1 win over the Round Rock Express on Wednesday.

Tom Oates: Suddenly, sky's the limit for Brewers

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The offense has woken up, combining with top-notch pitching for a hot streak.

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Danica Patrick to host 25th annual ESPYS in July; no word on possible role for Aaron Rodgers

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Patrick is set to retire from auto racing after competing in Sunday's Indianapolis 500, where her fourth-place finish in 2005 is the highest by a woman.

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Packers' Clay Matthews hopes pass rush thrives despite depth that’s ‘not that great’

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The Packers didn’t add any edge rushers in free agency and picked only one (Southeast Missouri State project Kendall Donnerson, in the seventh round) in last month’s NFL draft.

Wednesday, May 23

Wisconsin Badgers swimming and diving coach Yuri Suguiyama gets $150,000 starting salary

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Yuri Suguiyama is due to make 34 percent more than his predecessor as Badgers swimming and diving coach.

Sarah Albers helps Sauk Prairie softball open WIAA regional play with win over Mount Horeb

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Sarah Albers went 2-for- 4 with a double, triple and two RBIs as the Sauk Prairie softball team built an eight-run lead after the third inning and beat host Mount Horeb 12-6 in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal on…

Aaron Rodgers says Packers sticking with youth at receiver

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The idea of the still-unsigned veteran Dez Bryant landing with the Packers was fueled last week when his former Cowboys teammate, new Monday Night Football analyst Jason Witten, predicted Bryant would end up in Green Bay.

Tom Oates: Backup quarterback DeShone Kizer in prime position to improve

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Coaching from Mike McCarthy and help from Aaron Rodgers will help develop the 22-year-old.

Tuesday, May 22

Edgewood College adds 20 players in 2018 men's soccer recruiting class

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Eighteen of the players are from south central Wisconsin.

Tom Oates: New coach Mike Budenholzer seeks to push Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks forward

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When the Bucks finally got around to holding an introductory news conference for Mike Budenholzer on Monday, one thing became evident: The collaboration of Budenholzer and Giannis Antetokounmpo will determine the Bucks’ future.

Brewers hit 3 home runs to back Chase Anderson in beating the Diamondbacks

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Chase Anderson (4-3) threw six strong innings in his return to the rotation. He'd been ill and on the 10-day disabled list, came back and allowed three hits in his first start since May 6.

Sun Prairie's distance girls sweep up a victory for the Cardinals in a WIAA track regional

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Katie Rose Blachowicz, Maddie Thompson and Autumn Dushack provided quite a 1-2-3 punch for the Sun Prairie girls track and field team on Monday night.

Monday, May 21

Winding road leads longshot C.J. Johnson to Packers

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Following Johnson’s path to the NFL requires a detailed map of the state of Texas and the willingness to suspend belief, given how off-the-radar a prospect he is.

Milwaukee Bucks introduce Mike Budenholzer as head coach

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The Bucks welcomed the franchise’s 16th head coach on Monday afternoon at the nearly-complete Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Complex in Milwaukee.

Even as OTAs kick off, Packers still seek roster upgrades

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Even with 90 players set to attend Monday’s first organized team activity practice of the offseason, the roster is in flux.

Brewers fall to Twins, end road swing with 7-3 mark

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Logan Morrison hit a two-run single to give Minnesota’s offense a much-needed lift, and four relievers worked 3 1/3 scoreless innings to give the Twins a 3-1 win over the Brewers at Target Field.

Sunday, May 20

Christian Yelich, Josh Hader pivotal in Brewers' win over Twins

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Christian Yelich hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth, Josh Hader struck out six in 2 1/3 hitless innings of relief and the NL Central leaders beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Saturday night.

Wisconsin softball team eliminated by Oregon State

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One night after staging an improbable comeback to defeat Oregon State in extra innings, the Badgers fell to the Beavers 5-1 in an NCAA regional elimination game at Rhoads Stadium.

Madison Edgewood boys golf team goes under par to earn City title

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Madison Edgewood tore up the Yahara Hills West Course on Saturday, posting a four-player team score of 2-under-par 286 to win the four-team Madison City Tournament by 42 strokes over Madison West.

Wisconsin falls to Alabama for first loss in NCAA softball regional

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The Badgers’ NCAA second-round regional game against No. 12 seed Alabama was interrupted in the second inning by a lightning storm, but when play resumed three hours later the Crimson Tide rolled to a 9-1 victory Saturday at Rhoads Stadium.

Saturday, May 19

Packers rookie punter JK Scott’s Wisconsin — and Madison — roots run deep

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JK's father Kim was a standout pole vaulter at Madison West High School and the University of Wisconsin.

Patrick Durkin: By any route, Ice Age trail real treasure

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Whether you’re seeking a peaceful morning hike or a summer-long endurance challenge, you’re probably within an hour’s drive of doing either on the 1,200-mile Ice Age Trail, which snakes north, south, east and west through 31 of Wisconsin’s…

Jerry Davis: Fledgling wildlife continues to fascinate

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No word seems to fully describe delightful, cute, charming, innocent and appealing newly-emerged wildlife. Chicks, fawns, colts, cubs, eaglets, owlets and calves all have a build about them, which makes it difficult to look away.