Wisconsin State Journal - Sports


Chiefs place franchise tag on All-Pro Houston

Details Chiefs place franchise tag on All-Pro Houston The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston....

Read more...

Wild week leads to changes across AP Top 25 poll

Details The stability of The Associated Press Top 25 these past several weeks blew up during a tumultuous week of big victories and upsets....

Read more...

A-Rod to skip Yanks' spring opener, make debut Wednesday

Details A-Rod to skip Yanks' spring opener, make debut Wednesday TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez will skip the New York Yankees' exhibition opener against Philadelphia in Clearwater and is slated to make his spring training debut at Steinbrenner Field on …...

Read more...

Cowboys put franchise tag worth $12.8 million on Dez Bryant

Details IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant will get four more months to work on a long-term deal with the Cowboys and make $12.8 million next year after the team used its franchise tag on the star wide receiver....

Read more...

Broncos place franchise tag on Demaryius Thomas

Details ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have placed their franchise tag on star receiver Demaryius Thomas, guaranteeing him roughly $12.8 million next season and buying them more time to wo…...

Read more...

Garnett buys 1,000 tickets for fans for next T-wolves game

Details MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett has purchased 1,000 tickets to Minnesota's next game in appreciation of Timberwolves fans for their welcome of his return to the team....

Read more...

Process gets underway to carve up $60 million Sandusky fine

Details HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to…...

Read more...

Fenninger wins Alpine combined World Cup

Details Fenninger wins Alpine combined World Cup BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Anna Fenninger of Austria kept up the pressure on overall leader Tina Maze with victory in the women's Alpine combined World Cup race in fog-hit Bansko on Sunday....

Read more...

Kearney finishes 3rd to secure 6th overall moguls title

Details TAZAWAKO, Japan (AP) — Hannah Kearney of the United States finished third in Sunday's freestyle World Cup dual moguls event to clinch her sixth overall moguls title....

Read more...

Slovenia's Kosir wins 2nd straight World Cup snowboard event

Details ASAHIKAWA, Japan (AP) — Zan Kosir of Slovenia won his second straight World Cup parallel slalom snowboard event on Sunday to maintain first place in the overall standings....

Read more...

Pirates star Andrew McCutchen eyeing another step forward

Details Pirates star Andrew McCutchen eyeing another step forward BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 95 games in 2005, the year they drafted outfielder Andrew McCutchen in the first round. Four years later, when McCutchen made his major leagu…...

Read more...

Azarenka beats Venus Williams for 1st time at Qatar Open

Details Azarenka beats Venus Williams for 1st time at Qatar Open DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Victoria Azarenka defeated Venus Williams for the first time on Friday, rallying for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory to reach the final at the Qatar Open....

Read more...

A-Rod shifts across the infield and works out at first base

Details A-Rod shifts across the infield and works out at first base TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Stripped of his job at third base, Alex Rodriguez moved across the diamond and worked out at first base for the initial time with the New York Yankees....

Read more...

Approaching 'last call' for NHL GMs to tweak rosters

Details Approaching 'last call' for NHL GMs to tweak rosters David Poile made an impressive splash on the NHL trade market earlier this month....

Read more...

Receivers Hartline and Gibson released by Dolphins

Details MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins released two receivers Friday, and neither was Mike Wallace....

Read more...

Pirates call it sickening to see 'Jihadi John' in team hat

Details Pirates call it sickening to see 'Jihadi John' in team hat BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates say it's "absolutely sickening" to see a photo of the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" wearing a Pirates hat....

Read more...

Harvey throws to batters for 1st time since elbow surgery

Details Harvey throws to batters for 1st time since elbow surgery PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Matt Harvey drew an ovation from the crowd of 100-150 fans and high-fives from teammates after stepping off the mound Friday....

Read more...

LeBron scores 42, Cavs beat Warriors for 18th win in last 20

Details LeBron scores 42, Cavs beat Warriors for 18th win in last 20 CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games....

Read more...

Judge: Keeping Sandusky lawsuit in Philadelphia not a burden

Details HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge presiding over a civil lawsuit against Penn State and ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky by one of the accusers who testified in Sandusky's criminal chil…...

Read more...

Afghanistan edges Scotland by 1 wicket for 1st World Cup win

Details Afghanistan edges Scotland by 1 wicket for 1st World Cup win DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — The Afghanistan cricket team brought tremendous joy to its far-flung fans when it beat Scotland by one wicket in the last over to claim its first win at the Cricket…...

Read more...

Monaco beats Arsenal 3-1; Leverkusen tops Atletico 1-0

Details Monaco beats Arsenal 3-1; Leverkusen tops Atletico 1-0 LONDON (AP) — With a surprising 3-1 win over Arsenal at Emirates Stadium, Monaco moved into prime position to reach the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in 11 years....

Read more...

Hank Steinbrenner looking ahead and not back with A-Rod

Details Hank Steinbrenner looking ahead and not back with A-Rod TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hank Steinbrenner is looking ahead and not back when it comes to Alex Rodriguez....

Read more...

Man gets prison in Phoenix death of ex-champion boxer

Details PHOENIX (AP) — One of two men charged in the beating death of a teenage boxer in Phoenix has been sentenced to 25 years in prison....

Read more...

Lack of snow, warm weather plague Iditarod plans

Details FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Warm weather continues to play havoc for organizers of the world's most famous sled dog race....

Read more...

Ex-coach in New Jersey hazing case retains teaching job

Details SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The former coach of the New Jersey high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations will remain a teacher....

Read more...

Boston-area amateur bowls perfect 900 series

Details When Hakim Emmanuel lined up his 36th and final ball of the night, all other activity at the Westgate Lanes in Brockton, Massachusetts, had stopped....

Read more...

Barcelona, Juventus win in Champions League

Details Barcelona, Juventus win in Champions League MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Luis Suarez marked his return to England by scoring both Barcelona's goals in a 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday night, putting the Sp…...

Read more...

A-Rod hugs and works out with Headley

Details A-Rod hugs and works out with Headley TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez started his second day of workouts at the New York Yankees' minor league complex by hugging Chase Headley, the player signed to replace him at third base....

Read more...

Melee after Kansas State's upset puts spotlight on safety

Details Melee after Kansas State's upset puts spotlight on safety MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — More than a dozen security officials dressed in bright green shirts gathered behind the basket, just as they were trained. When the final seconds ticked away on Kansas S…...

Read more...

NYC public schools told to add more sports for girls

Details NEW YORK (AP) — New York City must offer more sports opportunities for high school girls in order to comply with federal Title IX provisions, federal officials said in a ruling made public Tuesday....

Read more...

   
 
   
© WORLD NEWS