Duke captures NCAA title

Apr 7, 2015

Duke captures NCAA title

Call them freshmen. Please, do not call them kids. Led by Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor, Duke’s talented group of youngsters played like salty old pros down the stretch, outscoring Wisconsin by 14 points over the final 13 minutes Monday night to grit out ...

Duke, Wisconsin brace for title tilt

Apr 6, 2015

Duke, Wisconsin brace for title tilt

Duke languished in the shadows of Kentucky all season, the big blue juggernaut that nobody seemed to be talking about. It was a rarity for a program with such a championship pedigree, not to mention a record-setting coach and superstar freshmen. They can thank ...

Kentucky's perfect season ends with loss to Wisconsin

Apr 5, 2015

Kentucky's perfect season ends with loss to Wisconsin

Nobody ever said they were perfect. Now, the Kentucky Wildcats aren’t undefeated, either. The hard-nosed Wisconsin Badgers did what nobody else could this season: They knocked off the Wildcats 71-64 on Saturday night behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from birthday boy Frank Kaminsky ...

Court documents: Wisconsin shooting victim was impulsive

Mar 10, 2015

Court documents: Wisconsin shooting victim was impulsive

An unarmed black man fatally shot by a white Wisconsin police officer suffered from attention-deficit disorder and tended to be an impulsive risk-taker, court documents show. Documents connected to 19-year-old Tony Robinson’s conviction last year for armed robbery show he was diagnosed with ADHD, ...

Gordon sets NCAA record

Nov 16, 2014

Gordon sets NCAA record

Melvin Gordon had one magnificent night. Wisconsin’s star running back rushed for a major college-record 408 yards and four touchdowns and the 22nd-ranked Badgers overcame three early turnovers to take control of the Big Ten West division with a 59-24 win Saturday over No. ...

Arts community puts Mineral Point on map

Aug 9, 2014

Arts community puts Mineral Point on map

by Helen O'neill

This tiny town is a charming place where old stone buildings hug the hills, and artists’ galleries, pottery studios and antique shops line the streets. Whimsical free libraries — handcrafted miniature houses that look like birdhouses filled with books — are tucked into street ...

Jul 22, 2014

U.S. train crash injures two people, spills oil

A Canadian National Railway Co. train struck another freight train as it rolled through a small village in Wisconsin, causing cars to derail, injuring two people and spilling thousands of gallons of diesel oil that prompted the evacuation of dozens of homes. The southbound ...

Florida ends Dayton's Cinderella run

Mar 30, 2014

Florida ends Dayton's Cinderella run

Scottie Wilbekin scored 23 points and Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 victory on Saturday over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers in the South Regional final. The Gators reached their fifth Final Four after losing at this ...