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Strengthened Packers defense faces Saints test

GREEN BAY—Credit it to better communication or improved depth or Julius Peppers or even the NASCAR package.

Credit it to whatever you want.

The fact is the Green Bay Packers are playing their best pass defense since 2010, their...

Maryland's offense full of moving parts
The focus of the Wisconsin defense must be sharp so it can avoid falling for the motion and ball fakes Maryland will use against it Saturday.
Nothing but Ned: Former Brewers skipper has grown with Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Ned Yost never has worried about what other people think of him as a major-league baseball manager. He always has proceeded with the intractable belief that what he is doing is the right thing for his club at that particular...

Pitfalls await Badgers before pivotal stretch
The final three games of Wisconsin's Big Ten season will have division title implications, but the Badgers have three other opponents to worry about before that.
Packers offense rounds into shape
After something of a slow start, Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Packers' offensive players seem to be clicking on all cylinders.
Unlikely World Series foes make most of wild-card chance
The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants start the World Series on Tuesday.
Jets forward Patava commits to Air Force
Jets forward Patava commits to Air Force
Kyle Patava will play Division I hockey next season at Air Force. Meanwhile, teammate Adam Winborg won the NAHL's North Division Star of the Week award.
Ted Peck: Deer sending important signals
Ted Peck: Deer sending important signals

The woods are speaking volumes now.

Before rains this past week, I saw two different bachelor groups of bucks, three in each group—six different bucks.

None of these is a shooter for somebody running out of wall space for trophies...

Miller: Interest in Fall Classic likely to be low
Kansas City and San Francisco will play in this year's World Series starting Tuesday. It's safe to say FOX executives aren't thrilled.
Rodgers leads Green Bay past Carolina
Rodgers leads Green Bay past Carolina
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, Randall Cobb torched the Carolina secondary for 121 yards on six catches and the Packers rolled to a 38-17 victory on Sunday.

Preps

High Fives: Milton receiver heads list of top performers
Schmoldt: Football playoff seeding remains imperfect
Volleyball: Craig third in Big Eight tournament
Girls swim: Milton wins Cougar Relays
State tennis: Big Foot/Williams Bay doubles pair wins state

Local Sports

Jets forward Patava commits to Air Force
Power-play goals help Jets come from behind
Jets crush undisciplined Eagles
Badgers primed for return trip to Final Four
Depth key in Packers secondary

Auto Racing

Keselowski wins, advances in Chase
Joey Logano advances with Chase victory
Keselowski wins Chase opener
After litany of close calls, Will Power wins IndyCar title
Joey Logano wins at Bristol

Baseball

Nothing but Ned: Former Brewers skipper has grown with Royals
Unlikely World Series foes make most of wild-card chance
Miller: Interest in Fall Classic likely to be low
Losing finish fitting for Brewers
Brewers' Mark Attanasio expresses disappointment in finish

Basketball

Jason Kidd still tinkering with Bucks' rotation
Jason Kidd wants Bucks fans to be patient as team rebuilds
Under new ownership and boasting a new star in rookie forward Jabari Parker, the Bucks have nevertheless cautioned that the rebuilding process will take time.
Top 10 recruit Henry Ellenson commits to Marquette
Jabari Parker leads Bucks to preseason win
Bucks forward Middleton stops in Janesville

College

Maryland's offense full of moving parts
Pitfalls await Badgers before pivotal stretch
Warhawks win big; Leipold hits milestone
Whitewater's Brady Grayvold averaging one pick per game this season
Badgers hopeful bye will be beneficial

Football

Strengthened Packers defense faces Saints test
Packers offense rounds into shape
Rodgers leads Green Bay past Carolina
Packers juggle pros, cons of Eddie Lacy's size
Five conference football titles on the line Friday night

Golf

McDade leads Vikings to third-place finish
Kailey McDade shot 83 to lead Janesville Parker to its third-place finish. Emily O’Leary added an 89 for the Vikings, while Jackie Polglaze had 91.
Parkers sweeps; Craig splits in Big Eight girls golf
Janesville Parker traveled to Sun Prairie Country Club and defeated Sun Prairie and Madison West in a Big Eight Conference girls triangular in windy and rainy conditions Tuesday.
Parker's McDade third at Portage invite
Rory McIlroy wins second straight major
Steve Stricker in the mix at PGA Championship

Hockey

Chill level late, wins shootout vs. Jets
Jets lose despite outshooting Chill
Florida native Brandon Schultz soaring with Jets
Janesville's Schultz runner-up for NAHL monthly award
Evan Feno, Jets sweep Blues with 2.1 seconds left