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MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Lynx host the Atlanta Dream in Game Two of the WNBA Finals tonight at the Target Center. Minnesota grabbed a 1-0 series lead in the best-of-five series with an 84-59 rout of Atlanta on Sunday. After tonight's game, the series will shift to Atlanta for Game Three on Thursday. If necessary, Game Four would be played on Sunday. Here is the schedule, with results so far, for the 2013 WNBA Finals: Game One: Minnesota 84, Atlanta 59 (Final - MN leads series 1-0) Game Two (Tuesday, October 8th): Atlanta at Minnesota, 7pm Game Three (Th
GREEN BAY - Various media reports say Green Bay Packers' linebacker Clay Matthews would need surgery on a thumb he broke in Sunday's home win over Detroit. ESPN said Matthews would be out for a month. Packers' Head Coach Mike McCarthy did not give a time frame during his news conference yesterday. He said every hand injury is different, depending on the bones involved -- and the coach said he hopes it would not end Matthews' season. He was hurt while sacking Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford
MADISON - State Senate Democrat Kathleen Vinehout says she's still thinking about running for governor, after Mary Burke announced her bid this morning. Burke, a former state commerce secretary and Trek Bicycle executive, was the choice of a number of party insiders who were hoping there wouldn't be a primary. But Vinehout says she's been talking with voters, and many believe they should have a say on choosing the Democrat to go up against Republican Scott Walker. Vineh
MADISON - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B.
MILWAUKEE - The Pentagon has confirmed the death of a Milwaukee Marine in Afghanistan -- but officials did not shed any new light on how he died. His family has said that 19-year-old Lance Corporal Jeremiah Collins died on Saturday. The Pentagon said it happened while he was supporting combat operations in the province of Helmond. The Defense Department said the death re
MINNEAPOLIS -- "Shut down the shutdown" was the cry as furloughed federal workers rallied at the federal courthouse in Minneapolis this morning. Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison (DFL-Minneapolis) says a clean budget resolution will pass the U.S.
GREEN BAY - Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says he's still getting information about Clay Matthews' reported broken thumb in yesterday's win over Detroit. The coach told reporters today that Matthews has a medical appointment, and there's nothing to announce yet. McCarthy said he hoped it's not a season-ending injury, but he'll have to get a number of opinions before he could make a conclusion. The coach said all thumb injuries are different -- and while Matthews might be able to play with a protective club, it's not known yet.
GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Packers will try to even their record at 2-2 this afternoon, when they host the Detroit Lions. Detroit has slowly improved in the past three years, after going 0-16 in 2009. This season, the Lions have made waves -- and not just because they added rejuvenated running back Reggie Bush. Detroit has two new defensive ends -- Ziggy Ansah and Willie Young. Ansah, a first-round rookie, replaced veteran Kyle Vanden Bosch. Young is a
PRESCOTT - A successful 2013 Homecoming at Prescott High School was conlcuded with shutout win by the PHS football team Friday evening which clinched its second straight playoff berth. It was halftime of that game the Homecoming King was crowned and that was Tate Nahorniak.