Stories by Genaro C. Armas

Sunday, Aug 7, 2016

Some Olympic venues are struggling with sparse crowds

RIO DE JANEIRO - Olympic athletes have been competing in near empty venues and before thin crowds in other locations during the opening days of the Rio Games - a problem that can be traced to long ...
By Genaro C. Armas

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Vikings end Packers NFC North reign

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Adrian Peterson ran for a touchdown and cornerback Captain Munnerlyn returned a fumble 55 yards for a score in a 20-13 Vikings win on Sunday night over the Green Bay Packers.
By Genaro C. Armas

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015

Packers top Cowboys

With his offense mired by inconsistency this season, Packers coach Mike McCarthy decided to make a change. He's calling the plays again in Green Bay.
By Genaro C. Armas

Warriors can get back to regular season now

MILWAUKEE — Now that Golden State's record winning streak is over, the defending NBA champions can return to a bit of normalcy.
By Genaro C. Armas

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Packers hold off pass-happy Chargers

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Packers stopped San Diego on fourth-and-goal from the 3 with 15 seconds left and overcame a career day by Philip Rivers to hold off the Chargers 27-20 on Sunday.
By Genaro C. Armas

Friday, July 17, 2015

Favre's time to be honored by the Packers has come

Brett Favre will be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame and have his No. 4 jersey retired on Saturday.
By Genaro C. Armas

Friday, June 12, 2015

McIlroy welcomes break before US Open

KOHLER, Wis. - Rory McIlroy needed a break after missing the cut two consecutive weeks.
By Genaro C. Armas

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Kaminsky, Okafor go head-to-head in title game

INDIANAPOLIS - Frank Kaminsky vs. Jahlil Okafor: The game within the national championship game between Wisconsin and Duke.
By Genaro C. Armas

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Wisconsin's basketball team has wacky characters

Wisconsin's basketball team has a cast of characters that sounds as if it is straight out of a Will Ferrell movie.
By Genaro C. Armas

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Big Ten title in reach for Wisconsin

Powerhouse Wisconsin is up by three games with four games left in the regular season. Second-place teams Maryland, Michigan State and Purdue need an unlikely collapse in Madison.
By Genaro C. Armas

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Atlanta beats Milwaukee to avoid three-game losing streak

MILWAUKEE - Paul Millsap had 23 points and 16 rebounds, Kyle Korver added 12 points and the Atlanta Hawks avoided their first three-game losing streak of the season with a 97-86 victory over the ...
By Genaro C. Armas

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Cowboys, Packers aim to extend spotless streaks

The winner of the marquee playoff matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers advances to the NFC Champion­ship Game.
By Genaro C. Armas

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

Packers put focus on Cowboys

The bye week is over for the Green Bay Packers. It's time to get ready for a marquee matchup in the next round of the playoffs against the Cowboys.
By Genaro C. Armas

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

Packers' receiving duo is hard to beat

Green Bay's Jordy Nelson is half of one of the most productive receiving duos in the league, joining Randall Cobb as quarterback Aaron Rodgers' two top targets.
By Genaro C. Armas

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Green Bay claims 4th NFC North title in a row

Aaron Rodgers is limping into the playoffs with a smile.
By Genaro C. Armas

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Wisconsin back's Heisman chances are dim

Wisconsin back Melvin Gordon's chances of winning the Heisman Trophy might be a longshot.
By Genaro C. Armas

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Packers fend off Falcons

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Eddie Lacy ran for a touchdown and caught one of Aaron Rodgers' three TD passes, and the Green Bay Packers built a 24-point lead for a 43-37 victory.
By Genaro C. Armas

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

Green Bay isn't looking past Atlanta

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The division leaders keep rolling into Lambeau Field to face the Packers.
By Genaro C. Armas

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

Packers hold off Patriots

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Aaron Rodgers threw for 368 yards and two touchdowns, and Green Bay fended off the New England Patriots 26-21 Sunday in a high-profile matchup between Super Bowl contenders.
By Genaro C. Armas

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Rodgers throws 6 TD passes

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Aaron Rodg­ers had a record-setting night for the Green Bay Packers. The Chicago Bears' season is quickly turning into a nightmare.
By Genaro C. Armas
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