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Green Bay Packers’ Malachi Dupre loses the ball as he is hit by Philadelphia Eagles’ Tre Sullivan during the second half Thursday in Green Bay. Dupre was taken off the field on a cart.

Packers ask NFL to review hits by Eagles

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers have submitted videos to the NFL of hits by Eagles players that knocked out Green Bay’s Malachi Dupre and Damarious Randall on separate plays. Coach Mike McCarthy said Friday he expected the league to evaluate the hits from Thursday’s preseason game ...

Comments hurt Earnhardt

By Noah Trister AP Sports Writer DETROIT — Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday he’s proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested NASCAR’s growth has been hindered because Earnhardt hasn’t won enough. “I put a lot into this sport, and I know that I might not have met ...

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Kevin Kisner hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Thursday in Charlotte, N.C. Kisner shot 67 and shared the first-round lead with Thorbjorn Olesen.

Spieth has ground to make up at PGA

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Spieth only needs to win the PGA Championship to complete the career Grand Slam. It just feels like he has to win another U.S. Open. Quail Hollow presented a stern test in Thursday’s opening round of the final major, primarily because of the firm, fast and ...

906 Fastpitch tryouts

ESCANABA — Tryouts for the 906 Fastpitch softball team will be conducted on Saturday, Aug. 26 at Lemerand Park in Escanaba for the 2017-18 season. The 906 Softball program is comprised of players from the entire 906 area. The overall goal of the program is to develop the skills for every ...

Highland Women

HYDE — Denise Veeser 48 and Karen Ettenhofer 49 led the under-50 scores Wednesday in the Highland Women’s League.

Irish Oaks Men

GLADSTONE — Brad Peterson and Steve Gauthier shot 37s Wednesday to lead the Irish Oaks Men’s League. They were followed by Mike Pelon and Randy Eis 38 and Darren Schemmel, James Smith and Matt Smith Jr. 39.

ECC Ladies

ESCANABA — Barb Scott and Mary Bergman each shot 40 to lead the way in the Escanaba Country Club Ladies League Wednesday. They were followed by Meghan Casey 43, Molly Lancour 45, Connie Kangas 47, Amy Johnson and Rosie Fisher 47, Sue Beckon, Mary Kangas, Karen Kelly and Joannie Miller 48 and ...

Sr. couples tourney

GLADSTONE — Openings still remain for the Irish Oaks Senior Couples Tournament Sunday, Aug. 20. The $80 entry fee includes a breakfast brunch.

Hebert seeks to make cut

ESCANABA — Scott Hebert is ready for another challenge at the PGA Championship. Hebert, the Escanaba native and PGA golf pro at Traverse City Golf & Country Club, is competing in the 99th PGA Championship starting today at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Charlotte, N.C. This mark’s ...

Kristy Kerstner

Kerstner in charge of Rapid River volleyball

RAPID RIVER — As the Rapid River volleyball season gets underway this fall the Rockets will be led by new coach Kristy Kerstner. Kerstner, a Rapid River native graduated from Rapid River High School in 2013, played volleyball at Finlandia University where she graduated from this year. “I ...

Terrace Bluff Men

GLADSTONE — Dan DeRouin led the Terrace Bluff Men’s League Wednesday as he shot a 33. He was followed by Rudy Papaik, Dave Fassbender and Rick LaFleur 39.

Spieth relaxed chasing history

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jordan Spieth already has shown a remarkable sense of the moment. He earned his PGA Tour card by holing a bunker shot on the 18th hole and winning a playoff. In the final round before the Presidents Cup selections, he shot 62 while playing with Phil Mickelson, who told U.S. ...

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Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, left, and Brett Hundley throw passes during an NFL football training camp practice in Green Bay.

QB Hundley eager for his chance

GREEN BAY, Wis. — For one training camp practice, quarterback Aaron Rodgers was back on the Green Bay Packers’ scout team. The two-time NFL MVP took every snap, throwing the ball to relatively unknown rookies or undrafted free agents like they were Jordy Nelson or Randall Cobb. “Well ...

Gladstone GC Men

GLADSTONE — Steve Bratonia fired a 74 Monday to lead the Men’s League at Gladstone Golf Club. He was followed by Dick Pepin 75, Wayne Marshall 76, Mark Hager, Bob VanDamme and Kelly Shea 77, Tom McLaughlin, Gary Bricco and Bruce Cline 78 and Scott Neurohr 79. Joe Quinn paced the afternoon ...

Couples scramble

GLADSTONE — There are still openings for the Couples Big Hole Scramble Saturday at Terrace Bluff Golf Club. The entry fee is $70 per couple. For more information or to sign up, call 428-2343.

Highland Men

HYDE — Mark Ray led the men’s play Tuesday at Highland Golf Club with a 69. He was followed by PJ Grandchamp 70, Jeff Lampi 73, Jim Peltier 75, Mike Brayak 76, Dennis Dittrich 77, Terry Bittner 78, Curt Servant 79 and Mark Johnson 79. Robin Halfaday and Terry Bittner took team honors.

Irish Oaks Ladies

GLADSTONE — Karen McCorkle, Rosie Spindler and Deb Peterson each shot 45 and led the way in the Monday Ladies League at Irish Oaks. They were followed by Robin Schwartz and Laura Brace 46, Sharon Pinar 47, Kirsten Vandeville and Kristi Nevala 48, Ashley Rogers, Carolyn Kibbe, Patti Kivioja ...