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News 8 Sports Round Up - September 17, 2016

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:14pm
Winona State runs over Northern State behind quarterback Jack Nelson's 19th career 300 yard passing performance.

Packers rule CB Sam Shields out for Vikings game

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:00pm
The Green Bay Packers say Sam Shields won't play in Sunday night's game against the Minnesota Vikings after the cornerback was evaluated for a concussion this week.

Wisconsin surges late and QB questions emerge

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:58pm
This is not the right time for No. 9 Wisconsin to have questions at quarterback, not with Big Ten play starting next week.

Braun homers twice, Carter hits slam, Brewers top Cubs 11-3

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:56pm
A day after celebrating their NL Central title, the Chicago Cubs and Jake Arrieta were far from championship form.

Braun reaches 30 homers for 1st time since drug suspension

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:55pm
Ryan Braun reached the 30-homer mark for the first time since his drug-related suspension.

News 8 Highlight Zone - September 16, 2016

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:26pm
Logan avenges last week's loss with a fourth quarter comeback against Onalaska. We make 15 stops on this week's News 8 Highlight Zone.

New stadium for Vikings, same old QB stability for Packers

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:07pm
Following a decade-plus of lobbying and 2½ years of construction, the Minnesota Vikings have arrived at the grand opening of their new stadium, with the Green Bay Packers serving as the fitting visitors on the national stage of a Sunday night game.

Colon pitches Mets over Twins 3-0 as last homestand starts

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:59pm
Bartolo Colon limited the Twins to three singles in seven innings, Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera hit consecutive home runs off rookie Jose Berrios in the third, and the New York Mets beat Minnesota 3-0 Friday night in the opener of their final homestand this season.

Packers top CB Sam Shields doubtful for Vikings game

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:58pm
The Green Bay Packers have listed Sam Shields as doubtful for Sunday's game against Minnesota after the team's top cornerback was evaluated this week for a concussion.

Vikings QB unidentified, but 2 starters out vs. Packers

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:56pm
The Minnesota Vikings have ruled two starters out against Green Bay due to knee injuries, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and cornerback Xavier Rhodes.

Loud noises! You bet at Vikings' new stadium

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:55pm
The Minnesota Vikings sought an innovative and unique look for their new stadium that could be instantly recognized on national television.

Brewers lose 5-4 to Cubs on Montero's homer

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:54pm
First, Milwaukee lost outfielders Keon Broxton and Kirk Nieuwenhuis to injuries. Then the Brewers blew a late lead and lost on a game-ending homer, kicking off a big party for the Chicago Cubs.

Sharper's Hall of Fame nomination causes national outcry

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:52pm
The inclusion of former NFL safety and convicted rapist Darren Sharper on the Pro Football's Hall of Fame nomination list, shocked some people Friday and has started a national debate over who should be eligible for induction.

No. 9 Wisconsin looks to fine-tune with Georgia State next

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:51pm
Wisconsin would like to develop some passing options to complement its running game.

Brewers crash Cubs party with 5-4 win at Wrigley Field

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:47pm
The Chicago Cubs tried to throw a party. Pinch-hitter Scooter Gennett had other ideas.

Running back Corey Clement questionable for No. 9 Wisconsin

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:40pm
No. 9 Wisconsin could be without lead running back Corey Clement on Saturday against Georgia State because of a left ankle injury.

Packers running short on corners going into Vikings game

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:39pm
The Green Bay Packers' roster is running short on healthy cornerbacks going into an important game this weekend at Minnesota.

Long returns: Patterson has had best performances vs. Pack

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:37pm
The Green Bay Packers will be wise to treat Cordarrelle Patterson carefully this weekend.

Santiago's pitching, Dozier's hit lifts Twins over Tigers

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:11pm
The Minnesota Twins are finally seeing the Hector Santiago they expected when they acquired him from the Los Angeles Angels at the trade deadline.

Big Ten's new starting quarterbacks combine for 8-1 record

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:09pm
So far, the Big Ten coaches who picked new starting quarterbacks this season have had no regrets.