Author: Associated Press

NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks

The NFL has informed teams they could potentially forfeit a game because of a COVID-19 outbreak among nonvaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn’t get paid that week. The memo was sent to the teams by Commissioner Roger Goodell…

DNR confirmation fight brewing after chair refuses to leave

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats are demanding Republican lawmakers confirm Gov. Tony Evers' choice to replace the GOP-appointed head of the Department of Natural Resources board. The battle could shape how the agency approaches a host of contentious issues…

Kraken expansion draft showcases Seattle, lacks drama

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken at their expansion draft introduced pending free agent Chris Driedger as their first goaltender and passed on Montreal's Carey Price. Driedger agreed to terms on a $10.5 million, three-year contract to join Seattle. Kraken…

Texas, Oklahoma reportedly reach out to SEC about joining

Texas and Okahoma have reportedly expressed interest in leaving the Big 12 to join the Southeastern Conference. The Houston Chronicle newspaper cited an unidentified official and says an announcement could come in the next couple of weeks. SEC Commissioner Greg…

Shootings during Milwaukee NBA Finals celebrations wound 3

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police say two shootings in downtown Milwaukee early Wednesday as crowds celebrated the Milwaukee Bucks' first NBA championship in 50 years left three people wounded. The shootings both happened about 12:42 a.m. at two locations near Water…

Antetokounmpo caps extraordinary postseason as Finals MVP

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo delivered arguably the best performance of his career at an ideal moment and now can add an NBA Finals MVP award to his two regular-season MVP trophies. Antetokounmpo was an easy choice…