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Packers’ corners gear up for Lions’ Calvin Johnson

Packers’ corners gear up for Lions’ Calvin Johnson

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Sam Shields, Tramon Williams and the Green Bay Packers secondary are bracing for another go-around with Detroit’s Calvin Johnson. The Lions’ star receiver has 71 catches for 12 touchdowns and more than 1,100 yards in 12 games against the Packers. Still, Green Bay is 10-2 against Detroit when Johnson is […]

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Packers’ Raji to need 6-9 months after surgery

Packers’ Raji to need 6-9 months after surgery

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Defensive lineman B.J. Raji will need six to nine months to return from right biceps surgery, though it’s unclear if he’ll be back with the Green Bay Packers. Raji said Thursday he had surgery recently to reattach a tendon following the injury last month during a preseason game. It knocked […]

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Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Tony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals moved closer to their second straight NL Central title with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night. The defending National League champions took two of three in a tight series that featured […]

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Police say Packers ticket scammer caught

Police say Packers ticket scammer caught

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) – Marshfield police say a local man has admitted to scamming football fans who thought they were buying Packers’ tickets. Police Chief Rick Gramza says about 20 people lost a total of $50,000. The chief says the 37-year-old man told ticket buyers he had connections with the Green Bay Packers through a […]

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LB Matthews on the move on field with Packers

LB Matthews on the move on field with Packers

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Clay Matthews is on the move on defense for the Green Bay Packers. The long-haired linebacker is lining up in different spots on a defense tweaked by coach Mike McCarthy and coordinator Dom Capers. The Packers are using a 4-3 defensive look at times after years of relying on a […]

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Wainwright shutout, 19th win as Cards beat Brewers

Wainwright shutout, 19th win as Cards beat Brewers

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2 1/2-game edge in the NL Central. Wainwright worked around seven hits and tied for the major league lead in wins and shutouts. St. Louis has won […]

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Brewers knock off Cardinals 3-2 in 12 innings

Brewers knock off Cardinals 3-2 in 12 innings

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Carlos Gomez walked, stole second and third and scored the go-ahead run on a bloop hit by rookie Hector Gomez in the 12th inning as the Milwaukee Brewers ended the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals’ three-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory Tuesday night. Brandon Kintzler got the last out in […]

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WIAA Prep Football Rankings

WIAA Prep Football Rankings

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

(AP) – Here is The Associated Press high school football poll. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last week?s ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers. Teams are arranged in three divisions of equal size based on current enrollments Large Division School Record Points Last […]

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Jets OC takes blame for timeout that negated TD

Jets OC takes blame for timeout that negated TD

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) – New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg takes full blame for the timeout call that negated a tying touchdown against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. Mornhinweg said Monday that he tried to get coach Rex Ryan’s attention on the sideline on the fourth-and-4 play from the Packers 36 with […]

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Rested No. 19 Badgers look to get Gordon going

Rested No. 19 Badgers look to get Gordon going

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin is rested after a bye week and ready to get star tailback Melvin Gordon going again. Gordon was held to 38 yards on 17 carries two weekends ago in the 19th-ranked Badgers’ 37-3 win over Western Illinois after the lower-division school stacked the box. Gordon said Monday that he even […]

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