Daily Archive : Thursday January 19, 2017

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    Notre Dame guard Steve Vasturia (32) makes a three-point basket late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State won 83-80. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)

    Great 3-point night doesn't mean a win for No. 15 Notre Dame

    When teams make 15 or more 3-pointers while shooting over 65 percent from beyond the arc it is usually a sure sign of a win

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    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger catches a ball during NFL football practice, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers face the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship on Sunday in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Roethlisberger hoping to play up to Brady's "gold standard"

    Ben Roethlisberger considers Tom Brady the "gold standard" of NFL quarterbacks

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    College Basketball Scores

    Wednesday, Jan. 18EAST American U. 71, Lafayette 57 Bucknell 76, Loyola (Md.) 63 Colgate 67, Boston U. 58 Fordham 69, VCU 67 George Washington 65, Duquesne 63 Holy Cross 85, Army 76 Indiana 78, Penn St. 75 Navy 75, Lehigh 72 Oklahoma 89, West Virginia 87 UMass 62, Saint Joseph's 57 Virginia 71, Boston College 54 SOUTH Alabama 68, Missouri 56 Auburn 78, LSU 74 Florida St. 83, Notre Dame 80 McNeese St. 82, Cent. Arkansas 72 South Carolina 57, Florida 53 Virginia Tech 62, Georgia Tech 61 Wake Forest 96, Miami 79 MIDWEST Chicago St. 77, Roosevelt 57 Cincinnati 81, Temple 74 Drake 88, S. Illinois 84 IUPUI 85, S. Dakota St. 83 Illinois St. 69, Bradley 49 Missouri St. 73, Indiana St. 68 N. Iowa 72, Loyola of Chicago 69 Nebraska-Omaha 97, Denver 88 Ohio St. 67, Nebraska 66 SOUTHWEST Kansas St. 96, Oklahoma St. 88 Oral Roberts 90, South Dakota 80 Texas Tech 75, TCU 69 Tulsa 89, Tulane 82 FAR WEST Fresno St. 78, Colorado St. 57 Nevada 83, Air Force 76 UC Irvine 70, Cal Poly 48 UC Riverside 71, Cal St.-Fullerton 63 Utah 88, Washington St. 47 Washington 85, Colorado 83 Wyoming 80, San Jose St. 70 ___

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    No. 13 UCLA women rout rival Southern California 74-59

    Monique Billings had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 13 UCLA used a big second quarter to rout crosstown rival Southern California 74-59 for its third straight victory and sixth in eight games

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    Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) drives for a dunk attempt past Oklahoma City Thunder's Andre Roberson, center left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Durant dazzles against former Oklahoma City team once more

    Kevin Durant dazzled against his old Oklahoma City team once again with a season-best 40 points on a night Russell Westbrook tallied his 21st triple-double, and the Warriors beat the Thunder in commanding fashion again with a 121-100 win Wednesday

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    Indiana Pacers guard Jeff Teague, right, goes to the basket against Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    George helps Pacers rally past Kings 106-100 win

    Paul George scored 24 points, Jeff Teague had 22 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers used a big second half to beat the Sacramento Kings 106-100 on Wednesday night

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    Los Angeles Kings goalie Peter Budaj, left, of Slovakia, gives up a goal to San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski, not seen, as right wing Joel Ward, lower right, celebrates during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Burns, Pavelski lead Sharks past rival LA Kings, 3-2

    Brent Burns, Joe Pavelski and Tommy Wingels scored in the San Jose Sharks' seventh win at Staples Center in their last eight trips, 3-2 over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night

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    College Basketball Scores

    Wednesday, Jan. 18EAST American U. 71, Lafayette 57 Bucknell 76, Loyola (Md.) 63 Colgate 67, Boston U. 58 Fordham 69, VCU 67 George Washington 65, Duquesne 63 Holy Cross 85, Army 76 Indiana 78, Penn St. 75 Navy 75, Lehigh 72 Oklahoma 89, West Virginia 87 UMass 62, Saint Joseph's 57 Virginia 71, Boston College 54 SOUTH Alabama 68, Missouri 56 Auburn 78, LSU 74 Florida St. 83, Notre Dame 80 McNeese St. 82, Cent. Arkansas 72 South Carolina 57, Florida 53 Virginia Tech 62, Georgia Tech 61 Wake Forest 96, Miami 79 MIDWEST Chicago St. 77, Roosevelt 57 Cincinnati 81, Temple 74 Drake 88, S. Illinois 84 IUPUI 85, S. Dakota St. 83 Illinois St. 69, Bradley 49 Missouri St. 73, Indiana St. 68 N. Iowa 72, Loyola of Chicago 69 Nebraska-Omaha 97, Denver 88 Ohio St. 67, Nebraska 66 SOUTHWEST Kansas St. 96, Oklahoma St. 88 Oral Roberts 90, South Dakota 80 Texas Tech 75, TCU 69 Tulsa 89, Tulane 82 FAR WEST Nevada 83, Air Force 76 UC Irvine 70, Cal Poly 48 UC Riverside 71, Cal St.-Fullerton 63 Utah 88, Washington St. 47 Wyoming 80, San Jose St. 70 ___

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    Fans celebrate an overtime goal by Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) against the Florida Panthers during an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

    McDavid scores in overtime to lead Oilers past Panthers 4-3

    Connor McDavid scored the winning goal in overtime as the Edmonton Oilers won their fourth game in a row, 4-3 over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night

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    Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dunks as Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) looks on in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

    Harden, Rockets beat Bucks 111-92

    James Harden had 38 points, eight assists and six rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-92 on Wednesday night

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    Atlanta Hawks guard Mike Dunleavy (34) looks over Detroit Pistons forward Stanley Johnson (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Hawks trade G Williams to Nuggets, sign G Gary Neal

    The Atlanta Hawks have traded guard Mo Williams to the Denver Nuggets and signed guard Gary Neal to a 10-day contract

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    College Basketball Scores

    Wednesday, Jan. 18EAST American U. 71, Lafayette 57 Bucknell 76, Loyola (Md.) 63 Colgate 67, Boston U. 58 Fordham 69, VCU 67 George Washington 65, Duquesne 63 Holy Cross 85, Army 76 Indiana 78, Penn St. 75 Navy 75, Lehigh 72 Oklahoma 89, West Virginia 87 UMass 62, Saint Joseph's 57 Virginia 71, Boston College 54 SOUTH Alabama 68, Missouri 56 Auburn 78, LSU 74 Florida St. 83, Notre Dame 80 McNeese St. 82, Cent. Arkansas 72 South Carolina 57, Florida 53 Virginia Tech 62, Georgia Tech 61 Wake Forest 96, Miami 79 MIDWEST Chicago St. 77, Roosevelt 57 Cincinnati 81, Temple 74 Drake 88, S. Illinois 84 IUPUI 85, S. Dakota St. 83 Illinois St. 69, Bradley 49 Missouri St. 73, Indiana St. 68 N. Iowa 72, Loyola of Chicago 69 Nebraska-Omaha 97, Denver 88 Ohio St. 67, Nebraska 66 SOUTHWEST Kansas St. 96, Oklahoma St. 88 Oral Roberts 90, South Dakota 80 Texas Tech 75, TCU 69 Tulsa 89, Tulane 82 FAR WEST UC Irvine 70, Cal Poly 48 UC Riverside 71, Cal St.-Fullerton 63 Utah 88, Washington St. 47 Wyoming 80, San Jose St. 70 ___

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    BC-BKC--BKC Glance,1st Add

    All Times ESTCOLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATIONConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTUNC-Wilmington601.000172.895Coll. of Charleston601.000154.789Northeastern51.833126.667James Madison42.667613.316William & Mary23.40088.500Elon24.333109.526Towson24.333109.526Drexel14.200711.389Hofstra15.167910.474Delaware06.000712.368 ___ Thursday's Games UNC-Wilmington at Coll. of Charleston, 7 p.m. Towson at Hofstra, 7 p.m. Drexel at Elon, 7 p.m. James Madison at William & Mary, 7 p.m. Northeastern at Delaware, 7 p.m. Saturday's Games Towson at Delaware, 2 p.m. Drexel at UNC-Wilmington, 4 p.m. Northeastern at Hofstra, 4 p.m. James Madison at Coll. of Charleston, 4 p.m. William & Mary at Elon, 7 p.m. CONFERENCE USAConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTMiddle Tennessee501.000153.833Louisiana Tech41.800126.667UAB41.800117.611UTSA41.80099.500Old Dominion42.667117.611Marshall42.667118.579W. Kentucky33.500910.474Rice23.400126.667Southern Miss.23.400512.294UTEP23.400413.235Charlotte24.33389.471FAU14.200511.313North Texas05.000611.353FIU05.000414.222 ___ Thursday's Games Middle Tennessee at FIU, 7 p.m. Rice at Louisiana Tech, 7:30 p.m. North Texas at Southern Miss., 8 p.m. UAB at FAU, 8 p.m. Saturday's Games Rice at Southern Miss., 5 p.m. W. Kentucky at Marshall, 6 p.m. North Texas at Louisiana Tech, 7 p.m. UAB at FIU, 7 p.m. Middle Tennessee at FAU, 7 p.m. Old Dominion at Charlotte, 8 p.m. UTSA at UTEP, 9 p.m.

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    BC-BKC--BKC Glance,2nd Add

    All Times ESTOHIO VALLEY CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTBelmont501.000114.733Jacksonville St.41.800128.600Murray St.41.800109.526Tennessee St.32.600126.667Morehead St.32.600711.389Tennessee Tech32.600713.350UT Martin23.400128.600SE Missouri23.400713.350Austin Peay23.400613.316E. Illinois14.20099.500E. Kentucky14.200812.400SIU-Edwardsville05.000514.263 ___ Thursday's Games SIU-Edwardsville at SE Missouri, 7:30 p.m. Morehead St. at Austin Peay, 8 p.m. E. Illinois at UT Martin, 8 p.m. Tennessee Tech at Tennessee St., 8 p.m. Jacksonville St. at Belmont, 8 p.m. E. Kentucky at Murray St., 8 p.m. Saturday's Games Tennessee Tech at Belmont, 12 p.m. E. Illinois at SE Missouri, 5:15 p.m. SIU-Edwardsville at UT Martin, 7 p.m. Murray St. at Austin Peay, 7:30 p.m. E. Kentucky at Morehead St., 7:45 p.m. Jacksonville St. at Tennessee St., 8:30 p.m. PACIFIC-12 CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTOregon501.000162.889Arizona501.000162.889UCLA51.833181.947California42.667135.722Utah42.667135.722Southern Cal33.500163.842Arizona St.23.40099.500Stanford24.333108.556Washington St.24.33399.500Washington14.20089.471Colorado05.000108.556Oregon St.05.000414.222 ___ Wednesday's Games Utah 88, Washington St. 47 Colorado at Washington, 11 p.m. Thursday's Games California at Oregon, 9 p.m. Arizona at Southern Cal, 9 p.m. Stanford at Oregon St., 11 p.m. Arizona St. at UCLA, 11 p.m. Saturday's Games Colorado at Washington St., 4 p.m. Arizona at UCLA, 4 p.m. Stanford at Oregon, 6 p.m. Utah at Washington, 8 p.m.

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    NCAA Basketball

    All Times ESTAMERICA EAST CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTVermont501.000155.750Stony Brook401.00098.529UMBC32.600126.667z-Mass.-Lowell32.600811.421New Hampshire22.500117.611Albany (NY)13.250109.526Hartford13.250613.316Maine14.200515.250Binghamton04.000910.474 z-ineligible for post-season play ___ Thursday's Games New Hampshire at Maine, 7 p.m. Binghamton at Albany (NY), 7 p.m. Mass.-Lowell at Vermont, 7 p.m. Hartford at Stony Brook, 7 p.m. AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTCincinnati601.000162.889SMU51.833154.789UCF51.833144.778Tulsa41.800107.588Houston42.667135.722Memphis32.600135.722UConn23.400710.412East Carolina15.167910.474Tulane15.167414.222Temple16.1431010.500South Florida06.000611.353 ___ Wednesday's Games Cincinnati 81, Temple 74 Tulsa 89, Tulane 82 Thursday's Games UConn at SMU, 7 p.m. Memphis at Houston, 9 p.m. Saturday's Games Tulsa at South Florida, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Tulane, 4 p.m. Houston at SMU, 6 p.m.

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    Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts while sitting in his chair during his second round match against Italy's Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Kyrgios withdraws from doubles at Australian Open

    Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the doubles at the Australian Open with an abdominal injury, a day after his five-set loss to Andreas Seppi in the singles

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    Christian Liberty Academy’s Mark Cabrera, right, looks for an open teammate as he makes a move along the baseline against St. Benedict during Wednesday’s game in Arlington Heights.

    Inside-outside effectiveness suits Christian Liberty

    Junior guard Jesse Castro and junior center Steve Ringstrand both scored 20 points as Christian Liberty Academy’s boys basketball team earned a 70-50 nonconference win over St. Benedict from Chicago on Wednesday at the Grace Gym in Arlington Heights.

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    Toni Preckwinkle

    Persistence, determination needed to advance social justice in Cook County

    Guest Toni Preckwinkle: It is precisely because Dr. King was a man of flesh and blood that he continues to inspire us. His life, his story, tells us that change can come if you don’t give up.

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    ‘Truth’ as an abstraction
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: Bravo re: the editorial in Sunday’s Herald’s edition defending CNN’s coverage of Trump’s alleged Russia/Putin connection.

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    Use ‘found’ money for rural schools
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: Volkswagen is remitting 4.3 billion “found” dollars to American people they “duped.” Let’s make America great. Fund technology in rural education in America with the windfall.

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    He’s not perfect, but give Obama his due
    An Elk Grove Village letter to the editor: There seems to be two major schools of thought concerning the presidency of Barack Obama.

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    A political tip for Hollywood’s pundits
    An Antioch letter to the editor: I know it would be way too much of a hardship for every legal resident of the U.S. to get a voter ID, but I think it would be easy to get a voter result ID card.

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    Opioid epidemic is real, getting worse
    A St. Charles letter to the editor: I am writing to you in regard to the article “New pitch made for alcohol, drug treatment center near Campton Hills.”

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    A better candidate for tollway job?
    A Bloomingdale letter to the editor: I read in the Jan. 16 Daily Herald about how the new Illinois Tollway’s Chief Operating Officer is a political and campaign veteran. This is the problem with Illinois. This is one of the reasons people are leaving the state. The endless story of political cronyism.

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    Today’s Opinion Page editorial cartoon
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