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BEREA, Ohio - Braxton Miller said he had a couple NFL choices when he was released by the Philadelphia Eagles last week, and then a chance to join the Browns fell in his lap. On Wednesday, the former Ohio State quarterback/wide receiver practically glowed as he spoke about his return to the Buckeye State. A Springfield, Ohio, native, he said the Browns are his father's favorite team. His ...

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PHILADELPHIA - Alshon Jeffery doesn't like to go back there, to the Superdome in January, to the moment that people sometimes have brought up over these last seven months. It is clear that he would rather they not bring it up, no matter how gingerly they might approach the topic. He dropped a pass late in a playoff game, the ball caroming off his hands and into the belly of Saints cornerback ...

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MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota sports history is filled with extreme highs, crushing lows, colorful personalities, amazing moments and haunting questions of "what if ..." But you would be hard pressed to find a bigger story - one that combines all those aforementioned elements - than the arrival of Brett Lorenzo Favre with the Vikings. The quarterback swoops into town on a gorgeous summer Tuesday, ...

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Will Thursday be the day we get a true look at the 2019 Patriots? Historically, the third preseason game is considered the dress rehearsal for the Patriots. It's in this game where we see starters on offense and defense, either for the first time or for the most snaps, until Week 1 of the regular season. While the fourth and final preseason game is typically reserved for ...

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Check out photo galleries from every game of 2019, from the preseason through the end of the regular season and the playoffs — if the Packers make it.

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On this week's "Center Stage" political podcast, Milfred and Hands lament Madison's utopian disdain for 78 lower-cost apartments in the lower part of a Downtown tower a block off the Capitol Square. The Madison City Council is confusing affordable housing with high-rise penthouses.

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As part of a National Association of Convenience Stores outreach program, freshman Congressman Bryan Steil, R-Wis., worked behind the count at Lou Perrine’s Gas & Grocery, 5145 Sheridan Road, for a short time Wednesday.

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The case attracted unprecedented interest, with more than 50 groups and individuals participating in the evaluation process, which drew hundreds of public comments, almost all of them opposed to the line.

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America has just surpassed a grim milestone, with more than 250 mass shootings blasting the nation in only 216 days, at a rate of more than one act of gun carnage per day in 2019.

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UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank must consider the ramifications for two groups who often face skepticism: African-Americans who are disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system and women who believe they are victims of sexual assault.

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In the past couple of months, the flaws in the Federal Reserve’s management of the economy have become hard to ignore. The central bank’s current way of doing things is increasingly self-defeating.

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They were a generation getting back to the garden, the dirt and homegrown America. Their music blended soul, gospel, folk, country and rock. They would go on to start the health craze of the 1970s organic movement, and would later see the commercialization of the rock star, a capitalistic pa…

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Fifty years ago, when I was 19, I got the assignment from the trade magazine Billboard to cover the Woodstock Festival because none of the older writers wanted to go. My review the following week rhapsodically began, “About 400,000 rock fans gave peace a chance Aug. 15-18, and it worked.”