Wisconsin State Journal - Sports


Column: Mayweather pretends domestic abuse never happened

Details Column: Mayweather pretends domestic abuse never happened LAS VEGAS (AP) — The spokeswoman from FanDuel was having trouble answering the question. Not her fault, really, because others involved with Floyd Mayweather Jr. struggle with the same thing....

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Spurs look to move on, Bucks try to hang on in NBA's Game 6s

Details Spurs look to move on, Bucks try to hang on in NBA's Game 6s The San Antonio Spurs want to move on. The Milwaukee Bucks are trying to hang on....

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Memphis Pyramid seeks old glory with new Bass Pro Shops

Details Memphis Pyramid seeks old glory with new Bass Pro Shops MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Shaped like an Egyptian wonder, the Memphis landmark known as the Pyramid stopped being a regular venue for basketball games and concerts in 2004....

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Pacquiao: Relax, I'm going to beat Floyd Mayweather

Details Pacquiao: Relax, I'm going to beat Floyd Mayweather LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao worried about the punching power of Miguel Cotto. He knew Juan Manuel Marquez was a slick counter puncher, and wondered how he'd fare against a fighter the cali…...

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Pletcher chasing another Kentucky Derby with multiple horses

Details Pletcher chasing another Kentucky Derby with multiple horses LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In the unpredictable world of horse racing, Todd Pletcher is as steady and predictable as they come....

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Mayweather will be a step ahead on his way to Pacquiao win

Details Mayweather will be a step ahead on his way to Pacquiao win LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the bigger man. There's a good chance he could be the quicker man....

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Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash

Details Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab "a large handful of cash" from the c…...

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Vegas sets up 'concentric' security for upcoming megafight

Details Vegas sets up 'concentric' security for upcoming megafight LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hadn't even decided how much it would cost home viewers to watch their fight when the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission started planni…...

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Column: Busch's victory shows attempt to change as a person

Details Column: Busch's victory shows attempt to change as a person CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch's win at Richmond International Raceway would only be considered redemption if anyone had ever questioned his driving ability....

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Crawford to start for Blackhawks against Wild

Details Crawford to start for Blackhawks against Wild CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Monday goalie Corey Crawford will start Game 1 of the team's second-round series against the Minnesota Wild....

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Peterson absent but still wanted back by Vikings

Details EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts....

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Redskins to pick up 5th-year option on Robert Griffin III

Details Redskins to pick up 5th-year option on Robert Griffin III ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Despite Robert Griffin III's history of injuries and moves in and out of the lineup, the Washington Redskins plan to exercise the quarterback's fifth-year contract option f…...

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Kipchoge wins his 1st London Marathon in Kenyan top 4

Details Kipchoge wins his 1st London Marathon in Kenyan top 4 LONDON (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang....

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Ex-nanny for Penguins' Kunitz charged with stealing jewelry

Details PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former nanny of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz has been charged with stealing $12,000 diamond earrings from his home, then selling them to jewelry stores, police said....

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Horse racing to bid farewell to record-breaking jockey McCoy

Details After nearly 4,350 winners, more than 1,000 falls, 20 straight jockey titles and countless broken bones, Tony McCoy will end his record-shattering career on the aptly named Box Office on Saturday....

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Woods adds Players Championship to his schedule

Details Woods adds Players Championship to his schedule PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods has added The Players Championship to his schedule, another indication that he is getting back to a normal golf season....

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Doping cases cast shadow on Kenya rivalry in London Marathon

Details Doping cases cast shadow on Kenya rivalry in London Marathon LONDON (AP) — With a field that features five of the seven fastest men's marathoners in history, Sunday's race in London shapes up as a showcase of Kenyan distance running....

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Manfred hopes for exhibition games in Cuba in 2016

Details Manfred hopes for exhibition games in Cuba in 2016 NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Manfred believes Major League Baseball can engage in some fastball diplomacy....

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Correction: Cardinals-Harris story

Details WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story April 21 about the St. Louis Cardinals calling up a pitcher who graduated from the Naval Academy, The Associated Press reported erroneously the former naval rank o…...

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Roach's dream: A master plan for Pacquiao to beat Mayweather

Details Roach's dream: A master plan for Pacquiao to beat Mayweather LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Roach's hip is killing him, and his sternum feels like somebody dropped an anvil on his chest. He took a shot to the chin the other day, and it knocked him across th…...

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Colts sticking to long-term plan while trying to win now

Details Colts sticking to long-term plan while trying to win now INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts general manager Ryan Grigson finds himself in a delicate situation....

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Aaron Hernandez moved to new prison after murder conviction

Details BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been moved to a new prison a week after he was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life behind bars....

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Photo, video of Tsarnaev making obscene gesture released

Details BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev peered into the security camera in the corner of his jail cell, fussed with his hair while looking in the reflective glass, flashed a two…...

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Hearing reset for ex-fighter in porn actress attack case

Details LAS VEGAS (AP) — A court hearing was reset to June 3 for a former mixed martial arts fighter's challenge of felony charges he's facing in the alleged attempted murder of his porn actress ex-gi…...

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San Francisco set to strike chewing tobacco from ballparks

Details SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The home of the San Francisco Giants may become the first city in the nation to outlaw chewing tobacco from its playing fields....

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Father knows best, at least in Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s corner

Details Father knows best, at least in Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s corner LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Sr. remembers the moment he discovered his son had a feel for the family business....

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Bayern, Barcelona reach Champions League semifinals

Details Bayern, Barcelona reach Champions League semifinals MUNICH (AP) — Robert Lewandowski scored twice, and Bayern Munich overcame a two-goal deficit from the first leg to defeat Porto 6-1 Tuesday night and reached the Champions League semifinals fo…...

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US-Cuba relations challenge ballplayers choosing pro path

Details US-Cuba relations challenge ballplayers choosing pro path SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Yasmany Tomas had three choices to continue his baseball career: stay in Cuba and make up to $2,500 a month, play in Japan with a shot at a million dollar contract, or…...

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Ortiz suspended 1 game by MLB for making contact with umpire

Details Ortiz suspended 1 game by MLB for making contact with umpire ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston designated hitter David Ortiz was suspended for one game and fined by Major League Baseball on Tuesday....

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UConn baseball team adopts 5-year-old battling leukemia

Details HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut baseball team welcomed its newest member: 5-year-old Grayson Hand of Sturbridge, Massachusetts....

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