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(AP Photo/Terry Renna, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York.

Packers beat Chiefs 34-14 in backup QB battle

 Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each threw for two touchdowns in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale Thursday night.

LB Landisch expected to start for No. 14 Wisconsin

Inside linebacker Derek Landisch is expected to start Saturday night when No. 14 Wisconsin faces No. 13 LSU in the season opener in Houston.

NFL increases penalties for domestic violence

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Newsline 9 is your home for final Packers preseason game

Newsline 9 is your home for Packers coverage of the final preseason game tonight.

Chiefs' bus in accident before Packers game

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say a tour bus bringing the Kansas City Chiefs to their Wisconsin hotel before Thursday night's preseason game against the Green Bay Packers was involved in an accident.

Athlete of the Week: Victor Kizewski, SPASH Video included

Victor Kizewski is a high school junior with a 3.8 GPA. And for him, the football field is like a second home. He had an outstanding performance in week one of the high school football season, and he's our Athlete of the Week.

USC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue Video included

Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.

Ross, Almonte lead Padres to 4-1 win over Brewers

Tyson Ross pitched 6 1-3 strong innings, Abraham Almonte had two RBIs and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game road winning streak.

Volleyball Galore: Tuesday's Area Scores (8-26-14) Video included

Numerous volleyball teams got their seasons started at round-robin tournaments across the area.

Outdoors with Lauren: Women in the Outdoors Video included

Every week I bring Newsline 9 viewers a new adventure. I always have a blast doing it, but my main goal is to inspire more women and children to get involved with the outdoors. On this weeks Outdoors with Lauren I bring you another organization with the same goal.

Bucks acquire Dudley from Clippers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Small forward Jared Dudley is going to the Milwaukee Bucks.A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the seven-year veteran has been dealt to Milwaukee by the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for forward Carlos Delfino and backup center Miroslav Raduljica.

B10 teams represented in 4 of 8 neutral-site games

AP College Football WriterFour of the eight neutral-site games the first week of the college football season involve Big Ten teams.

Reid could leave Chiefs' starters in vs Green Bay

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Chiefs' coach said Tuesday that he is unlikely to play any of his starters in Thursday night's preseason game in Green Bay.

Wisconsin football recruit gets 1 year for rape

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A former University of Wisconsin football recruit has been sentenced to one year in prison for sexually assaulting a woman during a visit to the Madison campus last December.

Lohse's strong outing lifts Brewers to 10-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Kyle Lohse pitched six strong innings while Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez hit home runs to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.

No word from Andersen on Wisconsin QB for LSU

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen is staying quiet when it comes to his starting quarterback for the No. 14 Badgers' season opener against LSU.

Newsline 9 Power 9: Week 2 Video included

Most of the teams in our preseason poll lived up to their rankings, while some unranked squads grabbed our attention and jumped in the week two edition the Newsline 9 Power 9.

Top Five Plays of the Week (8-24-14) Video included

Watch the top five plays from week one of the high school football season!

McCarthy says B.J. Raji has biceps injury

The Green Bay Packers started the final week of the preseason with two big losses.

Fiers wins 4th straight, Brewers beat Pirates 4-3

Mike Fiers held Pittsburgh to two hits in seven innings for his fourth straight win since coming up from Triple-A, and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep at home by beating the Pirates 4-3 on Sunday.

Saturday Sports Report: Soccer and tennis scores

Scores from Saturday's high school sports action.

Alvarez homers twice, Pirates beat Brewers 10-2

Pedro Alvarez homered twice to break out of a 5-for-34 slump, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Saturday night.

Packers DT Raji reportedly out for season

According to multiple media reports, the Packers have lost BJ Raji for the season with a biceps tear. The sixth year defensive tackle reportedly tore his right biceps last night in Green Bay's preseason win over Oakland Friday night.

Packers, Peppers like direction of top defense

Coach Mike McCarthy likes the progress of his first-string defense as the preseason winds down for the Green Bay Packers.

Sports Express - Week One: (8-22-14) Video included

Highlights and scores from the first week of the high school football season, plus other local sports scores.

Rodgers has 2 TDs, Packers beat Raiders 31-21

Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns and Eddie Lacy ran for a first-quarter score in the Green Bay Packers' 31-21 preseason victory Friday night over the Oakland Raiders.

Thursday Sports Report: High school football kicks off Video included

Scores and highlights from Thursday's high school sports action.

Packers fans ranked as No. 1 in NFL Video included

Not that Packers fans didn't know this already, but Forbes Magazine has ranked the green and gold faithful as the best fans in the NFL.

Newsline 9 Game of the Week: SPASH vs D.C. Everest Video included

The online votes have been tallied and with 44% of the votes, SPASH visiting D.C. Everest will be Game of the Week's season debut.

NFL expands practice squad to 10

The league and the players' union agreed Tuesday to increase the number of practice squad members from eight to 10.

Packers practice squad players are key for team development

The Packers will have to make their first roster cuts after the Raiders game this Friday. The first cut goes from 90 to 75 players and the final cut down to 53 comes a week from Saturday.

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