Daily Archive : Monday November 20, 2017

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    Notre Dame's Jackie Young, front, moves the ball on South Carolina's Tyasha Harris, top, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Gulf Coast Showcase basketball tournament championship game Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Estero, Fla. Notre Dame won 92-85. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

    ICYMI: Mitchell breaks 3-point record in busy week of hoops

    In Case You Missed It: There was a veritable feast of women's basketball over this Thanksgiving week. Tournaments in Las Vegas, Florida and Mexico pitted some of the nation's best players and teams against each other.

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    Secret payments to soccer officials cloaked by car names

    Secret payments to soccer officials were cloaked by car names such as 'Benz,' 'VW,' 'Toyota,' 'Kia' and 'Peugeot,' a sports marketing executive testified as the trial of three former national federations started its second week.

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    Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones pulls down a pass in front of Seattle Seahawks' Jeremy Lane in the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    Ryan's 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

    Ryan throws 2 TD passes, Seattle's late rally falls short as Falcons beat Seahawks 34-31

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    Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart, rear, escorts Kyrie Irving, front, away after Irving was charged with a technical foul in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Irving's 47 lead Celtics past Mavericks to maintain streak

    Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Boston Celtics rallied once again from a double-digit deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-102 to extend their winning streak to 16 games

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    Notre Dame guard Matt Farrell (5) goes up for a layup against Chaminade during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

    No. 13 Notre Dame beats Chaminade 83-56 in Maui

    Matt Farrell scored 27 points and Bonzie Colson added 23, helping No. 13 Notre Dame open the Maui Invitational with an 83-56 rout over Division II Chaminade

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    New Jersey Devils' John Moore, right, and Adam Henrique celebrate Moore's winning goal in overtime off Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk in an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. The Devils won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Moore gives Devils 4-3 overtime win against Wild

    John Moore scored 52 seconds into overtime and the New Jersey Devils overcame a late letdown to cap a successful road trip with a 4-3 win against the Minnesota Wild

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    Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm, center, of Sweden, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Winnipeg Jets in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. From left to right are: Roman Josi (59), of Switzerland; Craig Smith (15); Ekholm; Kyle Turris (8) and Kevin Fiala (22), also of Switzerland. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Rinne makes 32 saves as Predators stop Jets' streak, 5-3

    Kyle Turris, Kevin Fiala and Ryan Johansen each had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators past the Winnipeg Jets 5-3

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    Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum (3) drives against Memphis Grizzlies center Deyonta Davis (21) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

    McCollum has 24 points to lead Portland past Memphis

    CJ McCollum had 24 points and eight rebounds, part of Portland dominating the boards, Damian Lillard added 21 points and the Trail Blazers send Memphis to its fifth straight loss 100-92

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    San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) drives around Atlanta Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

    Aldridge leads Spurs to 20th straight home win over Hawks

    LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held off the Atlanta Hawks 96-85

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    Toronto Maple Leafs center Mitchell Marner (16) loses his edge and falls in the corner as Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jason Demers (55) defends during first-period NHL hockey game action in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Coyotes win 4-1, stop Maple Leafs' win streak at 6 games

    Antti Raanta made 26 saves and the Arizona Coyotes ended the Toronto Maple Leafs' winning streak at six games with a 4-1 victory

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    Buffalo Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Bills' McDermott still evaluating on who will start at QB

    Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott hasn't yet determined who will start at quarterback after his decision to go with rookie Nathan Peterman backfired in a 54-24 loss at the Los Angeles Chargers

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    FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1999, file photo, then-New England Patriots wide receiver Terry Glenn looks back at hecklers behind the end zone after catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Drew Bledsoe during the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Officials say former Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn has died following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt. The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office says Glenn died at 12:52 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. The ex-Ohio State standout was 43.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

    Ex-NFL receiver Terry Glenn dead after Dallas-area wreck

    Officials say former Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn has died following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée injured

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Monday, Nov. 20 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Monday, Nov. 20.

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    Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Gustav Forsling has been performing well on the ice lately and impressing coaches and teammates along the way.

    Chicago Blackhawks’ Forsling making a name for himself

    He may not say much off the ice, but Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Gustav Forsling is certainly making plenty of noise on it lately, impressing coaches and teammates alike.

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    Los Angeles Clippers' Jawun Evans (1) and New York Knicks' Kyle O'Quinn (9) fight for control of the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Knicks hand Clippers ninth straight loss, win 107-85

    Kristaps Porzingis scored 25 points and the New York Knicks extended the Los Angeles Clippers' losing streak to nine games with a 107-85 victory

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    Mike McGraw ranks the Bulls' Lauri Markkanen as the NBA's second-best rookie player so far this season.

    Where does Bulls' Markkanen rank amongst rookies?

    The Bulls will face the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, which means they'll get their first look at the most hyped rookie of the 2017 draft class, Lonzo Ball. But who has been the best rookie so far?

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Monday, Nov. 20 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Monday, Nov. 20.

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    Little things help York past Rolling Meadows

    A York squad that has nary a player taller than 6-foot-2 in either the starting five or its eight-man rotation will need to excel in doing the little things on the basketball court this season. If Monday night’s 55-45 win over Rolling Meadows is any indication, those efforts may provide the Dukes plenty of success as York earned a season-opening victory in Monday’s nightcap at the Ed Molitor Thanksgiving Classic at Palatine High School.

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    Wheeling, Elk Grove get wins

    Wheeling girls basketball team raised its record to 4-0 at the Maine East Tournament on Monday night with a 34-33 triumph over Zion-Benton.

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    Hoffman Estates starts with victory over Hersey

    Hoffman Estates’ boys basketball team got 19 points apiece from Marquez Woodard and James Allen in earning a 62-55 victory over Hersey in first-round tournament action at Glenbrook North on Monday.

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    Lane Tech leaps past Leyden in fourth quarter

    Lane Tech, which trailed for three quarters, rallied for a 57-53 win over Leyden (2-1) to finish 3-1 in the Fenton/Addison Trail Thanksgiving Girls Basketball Tournament.

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    Home court an advantage for Glenbard West against Glenbard South

    Glenbard West defeated Glenbard South in a District 87 boys basketball tournament game.

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    BC-BKC--T25-Notre Dame-Chaminade University Box

    BC-BKC--T25-Notre Dame-Chaminade University Box No. 13 NOTRE DAME 83, CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY 56NOTRE DAME (4-0) Colson 8-11 6-6 23, Geben 2-3 0-0 4, Farrell 9-12 5-7 27, Gibbs 2-7 2-4 7, Pflueger 1-7 1-2 4, Burns 0-1 1-2 1, Torres 1-1 0-0 2, Mooney 1-1 0-2 3, Gregory 0-1 0-0 0, Nelligan 0-1 0-0 0, Djogo 0-2 0-0 0, Harvey 4-5 3-3 12. Totals 28-52 18-26 83. CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY (0-1) Scheive 7-12 1-2 17, Koelliker 3-8 0-0 7, Dressler 2-7 0-0 4, Walker 2-8 0-0 6, Pope 5-12 0-0 11, Reed 2-3 0-0 5, Donley 0-0 0-0 0, Pollard 0-2 0-2 0, Bridges 0-7 0-0 0, Anderson 2-7 0-0 4, Swain 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 24-68 1-4 56. Halftime_Notre Dame 38-29. 3-Point Goals_Notre Dame 9-20 (Farrell 4-7, Colson 1-1, Mooney 1-1, Harvey 1-2, Gibbs 1-3, Pflueger 1-3, Gregory 0-1, Nelligan 0-1, Djogo 0-1), Chaminade University 7-29 (Scheive 2-4, Walker 2-7, Reed 1-1, Pope 1-3, Koelliker 1-4, Pollard 0-1, Dressler 0-2, Anderson 0-3, Bridges 0-4). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Notre Dame 33 (Colson 8), Chaminade University 35 (Reed, Pope 7). Assists_Notre Dame 15 (Farrell, Pflueger 4), Chaminade University 9 (Pope 4). Total Fouls_Notre Dame 12, Chaminade University 18. A_2,400 (2,400).

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    BC-BKC--T25-Notre Dame-Chaminade University Long Box

    BC-BKC--T25-Notre Dame-Chaminade University Long Box No. 13 NOTRE DAME 83, CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY 56FGFTRebNOTRE DAMEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSColson308-116-61-80223Geben212-30-01-7114Farrell309-125-70-04227Gibbs322-72-40-4317Pflueger311-71-20-3424Harvey194-53-31-22112Mooney111-10-20-4013Burns110-11-20-2111Torres71-10-00-1002Djogo40-20-00-0010Nelligan20-10-01-1000Gregory20-10-00-1000Totals20028-5218-264-33151283 Percentages: FG .538, FT .692. 3-Point Goals: 9-20, .450 (Farrell 4-7, Colson 1-1, Mooney 1-1, Harvey 1-2, Gibbs 1-3, Pflueger 1-3, Djogo 0-1, Gregory 0-1, Nelligan 0-1). Team Rebounds: 6. Team Turnovers: 10 (16 PTS). Blocked Shots: 6 (Colson 3, Mooney, Nelligan, Torres). Turnovers: 10 (Farrell 4, Gibbs 2, Burns, Harvey, Mooney, Pflueger). Steals: 7 (Gibbs 3, Pflueger 2, Burns, Farrell). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebCHAMINADE UNIVERSITYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSKoelliker293-80-00-4237Scheive297-121-21-50217Dressler252-70-03-6224Pope315-120-01-74011Walker262-80-01-1016Reed202-30-04-7035Anderson172-70-00-2124Bridges120-70-00-0030Pollard70-20-21-3010Swain21-20-00-0002Donley20-00-00-0010Totals20024-681-411-3591856 Percentages: FG .353, FT .250. 3-Point Goals: 7-29, .241 (Scheive 2-4, Walker 2-7, Reed 1-1, Pope 1-3, Koelliker 1-4, Pollard 0-1, Dressler 0-2, Anderson 0-3, Bridges 0-4). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 12 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Anderson, Dressler, Pope). Turnovers: 12 (Reed 4, Dressler 2, Walker 2, Anderson, Koelliker, Pope, Scheive). Steals: 4 (Reed 2, Pope, Walker).

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    Zobel, LZ edge out Cary-Grove

    McKenna Zobel had 12 points to lead Lake Zurich’s girls basketball team past Cary-Grove 40-36 in the Lake Zurich Turkey Thriller on Monday.

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    Lake Zurich handles CL South at R-B

    JR Cison scored a game-high 21 points and Kenny Haynes had 15 as Lake Zurich’s boys basketball team rolled past Crystal Lake South 61-44 on Monday in first-round tournament play at Richmond-Burton.

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    Kentucky's Kevin Knox, center, shoots between Troy's Wesley Person (3) and Alex Hicks (30) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

    No. 8 Kentucky holds off Troy down the stretch for 70-62 win

    No. 8 Kentucky builds big second-half lead before holding off Troy late for a 70-62 victory

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    Grayslake Central’s Alec Novak, left, drives past Buffalo Grove’s Nathan Cole on Monday night at Buffalo Grove.

    Buffalo Grove turns back Grayslake Central

    Host Buffalo Grove earned a 60-54 victory over Grayslake Central in first-round boys basketball action at BG on Monday.

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    Batavia wins season opener

    Batavia’s boys basketball team defeated Marine Leadership 70-40 in its season opener Monday night.

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    Charlotte Hornets' Dwight Howard (12) dunks over Minnesota Timberwolves' Jeff Teague (0) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Howard's huge game lifts Hornets over Timberwolves, 118-102

    Dwight Howard had 25 points and 20 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-102

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    Oak Park holds off Neuqua Valley

    Neuqua Valley lost to Oak Park-River Forest in a Brenda Whitesell Tournament girls basketball game at Hinsdale South.

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    Cary-Grove dumps Woodstock

    Sophomore Frank Jakubicek scored a game-high 19 points Monday night to lead the Cary-Grove boys basketball team to an 83-56 win over Woodstock at the Hoops for Healing tournament in Woodstock.

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    Hardy, St. Charles East down East Aurora

    St. Charles East’s boys basketball team opened the season with a 69-62 win over East Aurora Monday at the Ron Johnson Thanksgiving Tournament in St. Charles.

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    Geneva wins again, moves to 4-0

    Margaret Whitley scored 13 points Monday night to lead the Geneva girls basketball team to a 54-34 win over Glenbard North at the Glenbard East tournament.

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    Bikus, Enright power Mundelein past Elk Grove

    Senior Jeff Bikus (21 points) and freshman point guard Conor Enright (13 points) helped Mundelein’s boys basketball team to a 60-40 victory over Elk Grove on Monday.

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    Defensive stand helps Viator past Libertyville

    Although the calendar flipped to boys basketball season on Monday, St. Viator was still in football mode. The Lions came up with the basketball version of a goal-line stand in the second quarter. That enabled St. Viator to pull away and the hold off Libertyville 60-52 in the opening game of the Joe Majkowski Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament at St. Viator in Arlington Heights.

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    Naperville North’s Jared McIntyre (11) and Jack Hill (12) struggle with Hinsdale Central’s Trevor Hamilton (13) for control of the ball during boys varsity basketball on November 20, 2017.

    Naperville North posts victory against Hinsdale Central

    Naperville North defeated Hinsdale Central in a Hoops for Healing boys basketball tournament game.

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    Plenty of highlights at Grayslake North tops Lakes

    Lakes erased a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter, but senior guard James Connolly scored 6 of his game-high 33 points in overtime, lifting Grayslake North’s boys basketball team to a 66-58 win in a season-opening game of the Johnsburg/Richmond-Burton Thanksgiving tournament in Johnsburg on Monday night.

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    Buffalo Sabres' Johan Larsson (22) is stopped by Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday Nov. 20, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

    Blue Jackets top Sabres 3-2 for 4th straight win.

    Sergei Bobrovsky makes 30 saves as Columbus Blue Jackets beat Buffalo Sabres 3-2 for 4th straight win

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    Indiana Pacers' Victor Oladipo (4) goes past Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) for a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Oladipo, Bogdanovic lead Pacers over Magic 105-97

    Victor Oladipo had 29 points, nine rebounds and seven steals to lead the Indiana Pacers to their fourth straight win, 105-97 over the Orlando Magic

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    BC-BKC--T25-Notre Dame-Chaminade University Long Box

    BC-BKC--T25-Notre Dame-Chaminade University Long Box No. 13 NOTRE DAME 83, CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY 56FGFTRebNOTRE DAMEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSColson308-116-61-80223Geben212-30-01-7114Farrell309-125-70-04227Gibbs322-72-40-4317Pflueger311-71-20-3424Harvey194-53-31-22112Mooney111-10-20-4013Burns110-11-20-2111Torres71-10-00-1002Djogo40-20-00-0010Nelligan20-10-01-1000Gregory20-10-00-1000Totals20028-5218-264-33151283 Percentages: FG .538, FT .692. 3-Point Goals: 9-20, .450 (Farrell 4-7, Colson 1-1, Mooney 1-1, Harvey 1-2, Gibbs 1-3, Pflueger 1-3, Djogo 0-1, Gregory 0-1, Nelligan 0-1). Team Rebounds: 6. Team Turnovers: 10 (16 PTS). Blocked Shots: 6 (Colson 3, Mooney, Nelligan, Torres). Turnovers: 10 (Farrell 4, Gibbs 2, Burns, Harvey, Mooney, Pflueger). Steals: 7 (Gibbs 3, Pflueger 2, Burns, Farrell). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebCHAMINADE UNIVERSITYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSKoelliker293-80-00-4237Scheive297-121-21-50217Dressler252-70-03-6224Pope315-120-01-74011Walker262-80-01-1016Reed202-30-04-7035Anderson172-70-00-2124Bridges120-70-00-0030Pollard70-20-21-3010Swain21-20-00-0002Donley20-00-00-0010Totals20024-681-411-3591856 Percentages: FG .353, FT .250. 3-Point Goals: 7-29, .241 (Scheive 2-4, Walker 2-7, Reed 1-1, Pope 1-3, Koelliker 1-4, Pollard 0-1, Dressler 0-2, Anderson 0-3, Bridges 0-4). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 12 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Anderson, Dressler, Pope). Turnovers: 12 (Reed 4, Dressler 2, Walker 2, Anderson, Koelliker, Pope, Scheive). Steals: 4 (Reed 2, Pope, Walker).

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    BC-BKC--T25-Notre Dame-Chaminade University Box

    BC-BKC--T25-Notre Dame-Chaminade University Box No. 13 NOTRE DAME 83, CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY 56NOTRE DAME (4-0) Colson 8-11 6-6 23, Geben 2-3 0-0 4, Farrell 9-12 5-7 27, Gibbs 2-7 2-4 7, Pflueger 1-7 1-2 4, Burns 0-1 1-2 1, Torres 1-1 0-0 2, Mooney 1-1 0-2 3, Gregory 0-1 0-0 0, Nelligan 0-1 0-0 0, Djogo 0-2 0-0 0, Harvey 4-5 3-3 12. Totals 28-52 18-26 83. CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY (0-1) Scheive 7-12 1-2 17, Koelliker 3-8 0-0 7, Dressler 2-7 0-0 4, Walker 2-8 0-0 6, Pope 5-12 0-0 11, Reed 2-3 0-0 5, Donley 0-0 0-0 0, Pollard 0-2 0-2 0, Bridges 0-7 0-0 0, Anderson 2-7 0-0 4, Swain 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 24-68 1-4 56. Halftime_Notre Dame 38-29. 3-Point Goals_Notre Dame 9-20 (Farrell 4-7, Colson 1-1, Mooney 1-1, Harvey 1-2, Gibbs 1-3, Pflueger 1-3, Gregory 0-1, Nelligan 0-1, Djogo 0-1), Chaminade University 7-29 (Scheive 2-4, Walker 2-7, Reed 1-1, Pope 1-3, Koelliker 1-4, Pollard 0-1, Dressler 0-2, Anderson 0-3, Bridges 0-4). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Notre Dame 33 (Colson 8), Chaminade University 35 (Reed, Pope 7). Assists_Notre Dame 15 (Farrell, Pflueger 4), Chaminade University 9 (Pope 4). Total Fouls_Notre Dame 12, Chaminade University 18.

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    Zach LaVine answer questions during a news conference at the Chicago Bulls NBA basketball team training facility, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Chicago.

    LaVine cleared, joins first full practice with Bulls

    Bulls guard Zach LaVine was cleared by his doctor on Monday morning in Los Angeles and joined his first full practice with the Bulls later in the day. The third-year pro tore the ACL in his left knee last Feb. 3.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Monday, Nov. 20EAST Albany (NY) 102, SUNY Oneonta 77 Bucknell 115, Siena 92 Rider 67, George Washington 65 St. Bonaventure 96, Md.-Eastern Shore 48 St. John's 71, Molloy 43 Syracuse 74, Oakland 50 Towson 76, FAU 52 UMKC 74, Manhattan 63 West Virginia 91, Long Beach St. 62 SOUTH Campbell 98, Johnson & Wales (NC) 53 Charleston Southern 107, Toccoa Falls 36 Charlotte 83, Presbyterian 74 Chattanooga 67, Alabama St. 50 Duke 92, Furman 63 ETSU 81, Delaware St. 57 East Carolina 72, Cleveland St. 69 Florida A&M 77, Albany State 59 Georgia Southern 74, Missouri St. 73 Georgia St. 68, E. Washington 50 Jacksonville 88, Webber International 70 Jacksonville St. 86, Savannah St. 71 Kentucky 70, Troy 62 Marquette 94, VCU 83 Maryland 76, Jackson St. 45 Mississippi St. 77, Green Bay 68 Richmond 63, UAB 50 SC-Upstate 79, Paine 59 Southern Miss. 90, Blue Mountain 46 Stetson 87, Ave Maria 53 UNC-Greensboro 79, Delaware 66 MIDWEST Bowling Green 109, Lake Erie 106, OT Cincinnati 73, Buffalo 67 Creighton 100, UCLA 89 Kansas St. 80, N. Arizona 58 Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Iowa 71 Missouri 67, Emporia State 62 Notre Dame 83, Chaminade University 56 Penn 93, N. Illinois 80 South Dakota 93, Mount Marty 54 Wright St. 73, Tiffin 49 Xavier 96, Hampton 60 SOUTHWEST Arkansas St. 92, Howard 78 Lipscomb 75, Abilene Christian 67 Prairie View 80, E. Kentucky 70 Rio Grande 75, North Texas 63 TCU 99, Nebraska-Omaha 66 Texas A&M 72, Oklahoma St. 55 FAR WEST Air Force 57, Ark.-Pine Bluff 47 Montana 69, Oral Roberts 64 Utah Valley 97, Eastern Oregon 52 Wichita St. 92, California 82 Wyoming 77, S. Dakota St. 65 ___

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    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives against Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Cavaliers win 5th straight in 116-88 rout of Pistons

    LeBron James scored 16 of his 18 points in the first quarter and the Cleveland Cavaliers made 11 3-pointers in the first half on the way to a 116-88 rout of the Detroit Pistons

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    Jacobs connects with victory over Maine West

    Jacobs’ boys basketball team landed a few more shots down the stretch to earn a 67-63 victory over Maine West in tournament play at Palatine on Monday.

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    Calgary Flames left wing Johnny Gaudreau (13) celebrates a goal by center Sean Monahan (23) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, center, of Sweden, skates by, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Gaudreau extends point streak to 10 as Flames beat Capitals

    Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and an assist to extend his career-best point streak to 10 games as the Calgary Flames beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Monday night

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    Geneva handles McHenry

    Geneva’s boys basketball team defeated McHenry 68-39 Monday at the Crystal Lake Central tournament.

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    NCAA rushing leader Penny left off Doak Walker Award list

    NCAA rushing leader Rashaad Penny left off Doak Walker Award list

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    South Elgin rolls past Hampshire

    South Elgin opened its boys basketball season Monday with am 89-61 win over Hampshire at the Sycamore tournament.

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    St. Edward’s Collan O’Neill grabs a rebound in front of Alden-Hebron’s Kyle Judson on Monday in boys varsity basketball action at the 11th Annual Westminster Christian Thanksgiving Tournament.

    St. Edward cruises by Alden-Hebron in opener

    St. Edward’s boys basketball team opened its season with a 61-31 win over Alden-Hebron on Monday.

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    Top 25 Capsules

    Top 25 Capsules

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    New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) blocks a shot by Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jerami Grant (9) as center DeMarcus Cousins lifts his hand in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)

    Pelicans' Cousins ejected for swinging elbow at Westbrook

    Pelicans center Demarcus Cousins has been ejected from a game against Oklahoma City after swinging his elbow near the head of Thunder star Russell Westbrook

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    Wheaton North sets the pace

    Wheaton North defeated Morton in a boys basketball Thanksgiving tournament game.

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    Rams dealing with first major wave of injuries

    The Los Angeles Rams managed to avoid significant injuries during their 7-2 start, but their luck turned in a 24-7 loss at the Minnesota Vikings

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    No. 12 Lady Vols top Wichita State 68-56 to stay unbeaten

    No. 12 Lady Vols overcome sluggish performance to remain unbeaten with 68-56 victory over winless Wichita State

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    College Basketball Scores

    Monday, Nov. 20EAST Albany (NY) 102, SUNY Oneonta 77 Bucknell 115, Siena 92 Rider 67, George Washington 65 St. Bonaventure 96, Md.-Eastern Shore 48 St. John's 71, Molloy 43 Syracuse 74, Oakland 50 Towson 76, FAU 52 UMKC 74, Manhattan 63 West Virginia 91, Long Beach St. 62 SOUTH Campbell 98, Johnson & Wales (NC) 53 Charleston Southern 107, Toccoa Falls 36 Charlotte 83, Presbyterian 74 Chattanooga 67, Alabama St. 50 Duke 92, Furman 63 ETSU 81, Delaware St. 57 East Carolina 72, Cleveland St. 69 Florida A&M 77, Albany State 59 Georgia Southern 74, Missouri St. 73 Georgia St. 68, E. Washington 50 Jacksonville 88, Webber International 70 Jacksonville St. 86, Savannah St. 71 Kentucky 70, Troy 62 Marquette 94, VCU 83 Maryland 76, Jackson St. 45 Richmond 63, UAB 50 SC-Upstate 79, Paine 59 Southern Miss. 90, Blue Mountain 46 Stetson 87, Ave Maria 53 UNC-Greensboro 79, Delaware 66 MIDWEST Bowling Green 109, Lake Erie 106, OT Cincinnati 73, Buffalo 67 Creighton 100, UCLA 89 Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Iowa 71 Penn 93, N. Illinois 80 South Dakota 93, Mount Marty 54 Wright St. 73, Tiffin 49 SOUTHWEST Arkansas St. 92, Howard 78 Lipscomb 75, Abilene Christian 67 Prairie View 80, E. Kentucky 70 Texas A&M 72, Oklahoma St. 55 FAR WEST Montana 69, Oral Roberts 64 Utah Valley 97, Eastern Oregon 52 Wichita St. 92, California 82 Wyoming 77, S. Dakota St. 65 ___

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    Nice finish as Warren gets started with a win

    For starters, this wasn’t a bad start for the Warren boys basketball team. After a sluggish first quarter that coach Jon Jasnoch called “a first-game quarter,” the Blue Devils scored 12 of the last 13 points to close the half en route to a 72-52 win over Lake Forest Academy at the Mundelein Holiday Tournament.

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    Freshman Fernando leads unbeaten Maryland past Jackson State

    Freshman Bruno Fernando scored a career-high 18 points, Kevin Huerter and Jared Nickens both added 14 points and Maryland cruised to a 76-45 victory over Jackson State

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    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) tries to avoid Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen Jr. (29) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Oklahoma QB Mayfield won't start home finale after gesture

    Oklahoma QB Mayfield won't start his final regular season game after making lewd gesture against Kansas

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    New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) celebrates his game-tying two-point conversion in the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. The Saints won -34-31. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)

    Saints' season starting to resemble 2009 title run

    Saints tight end Josh Hill says it's been "surreal" to play for New Orleans lately

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    Ferreira, Laksa lead No. 17 USF women past Butler 71-55

    Laura Ferreira and Kitija Laksa scored 17 points apiece, Maria Jespersen had a double-double and No. 17 South Florida defeated Butler 71-55

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    Single game tickets to White Sox Spring Training at Camelback Ranch-Glendale will be available in early January.

    White Sox release 2018 spring training schedule

    The Chicago White Sox will open their 2018 spring training schedule in February with two away games against the Los Angeles Dodgers and Seattle Mariners, then host their home opener Feb. 25 in Glendale, Ariz., against the Cincinnati Reds.

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    Los Angeles Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, left, scores past Buffalo Bills wide receiver Zay Jones during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    LA Chargers roll into short week vs Dallas after blowout win

    The Los Angeles Chargers got zero time to enjoy their most emphatic victory in over three years

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    College Basketball Scores

    Monday, Nov. 20EAST Rider 67, George Washington 65 St. Bonaventure 96, Md.-Eastern Shore 48 St. John's 71, Molloy 43 UMKC 74, Manhattan 63 West Virginia 91, Long Beach St. 62 SOUTH Campbell 98, Johnson & Wales (NC) 53 Charleston Southern 107, Toccoa Falls 36 Charlotte 83, Presbyterian 74 Georgia Southern 74, Missouri St. 73 Georgia St. 68, E. Washington 50 Jacksonville St. 86, Savannah St. 71 Marquette 94, VCU 83 Maryland 76, Jackson St. 45 Richmond 63, UAB 50 SC-Upstate 79, Paine 59 Stetson 87, Ave Maria 53 UNC-Greensboro 79, Delaware 66 MIDWEST Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Iowa 71 Penn 93, N. Illinois 80 Wright St. 73, Tiffin 49 SOUTHWEST Prairie View 80, E. Kentucky 70 FAR WEST Wichita St. 92, California 82 Wyoming 77, S. Dakota St. 65 ___

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    Rare Jackie Robinson jersey sold for $2.05 million

    A rare jersey from Jackie Robinson's historic rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers 70 years ago has sold for $2.05 million at auction

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    Freshman Fernando leads unbeaten Maryland past Jackson State

    Freshman Bruno Fernando scored a career-high 18 points, Kevin Huerter and Jared Nickens both added 14 points and Maryland cruised to a 76-45 victory over Jackson State

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    NBA suspends Nuggets coach Malone 1 game for bumping ref

    The NBA has suspended Denver coach Michael Malone one game without pay for going onto the court and making contact with an official during the Nuggets' loss to the Lakers

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    Rams WR Robert Woods to miss time with shoulder injury

    Los Angeles Rams WR Robert Woods sidelined by shoulder injury

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    Omar Vizquel, a standout shortstop who played for the Chicago White Sox in 2010-11, is coming back to the organization.

    White Sox tab Vizquel to manage Class A Winston-Salem

    Omar Vizquel, a standout shortstop who played for the Chicago White Sox in 2010-11, is coming back to the organization. Vizquel is going to manage high Class A Winston-Salem in 2018.

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    Players' union extends deadline to Tuesday for Japan deal

    The baseball players' union has extended its deadline by a day for an agreement on a new posting system between Major League Baseball and its Japanese counterpart

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    FILE - Top row from left are file photos showing St. Louis Cardinals' Chris Carpenter in 2012; Tampa Bay Rays' Johnny Damon in 2011; Atlanta Braves' Andruw Jones in 2007; Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones in 2012, Houston Astros' Carlos Lee in 2012 and Colorado Rockies' Jamie Moyer in 2012. Bottom row from left are file photos showing Seattle Mariners' Kevin Millwood in 2012; New York Mets' Johan Santana in 2013; Cleveland Indians' Jim Thome in 2002; Cleveland Indians' Omar Vizquel in 2000 and Chicago Cubs' Carlos Zambrano in 2011. Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel are among 19 first-time candidates on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot for baseball's Hall of Fame, joined by Johan Santana and Chris Carpenter. Jamie Moyer, Andruw Jones, Carlos Lee, Kevin Millwood, Carlos Zambrano and Johnny Damon also are among the newcomers to the 33-man ballot announced Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/File)

    Hall of Fame ballot newcomers: Jones, Thome, Vizquel

    Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel among 19 newcomers on baseball Hall of Fame ballot

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    Yankees raise available money for Ohtani to $3.5 million

    The Yankees raised their available signing bonus money for Japanese star Shohei Ohtani to $3.5 million, acquiring $250,000 in pool money from the Miami Marlins on Monday for left-hander Caleb Smith and first baseman Garrett Cooper

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    College Basketball Scores

    Monday, Nov. 20EAST UMKC 74, Manhattan 63 SOUTH Charleston Southern 107, Toccoa Falls 36 Georgia Southern 74, Missouri St. 73 Georgia St. 68, E. Washington 50 Jacksonville St. 86, Savannah St. 71 Marquette 94, VCU 83 Richmond 63, UAB 50 MIDWEST Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Iowa 71 Penn 93, N. Illinois 80 SOUTHWEST Prairie View 80, E. Kentucky 70 FAR WEST Wichita St. 92, California 82 Wyoming 77, S. Dakota St. 65 ___

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    FILE- Tis Oct. 22, 2017, file photo shows Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle Riley Reiff getting set for a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Minneapolis. There's no change for the Minnesota Vikings this season that has made more of an impact than the addition of left tackle Reiff. The Vikings visit Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, with Reiff headed to face his old team the Lions. (AP Photo/Jim Mone. File)

    Riley Reiff has been a bulwark at left tackle for Vikings

    Riley Reiff has been a bulwark at left tackle for the Vikings, after leaving the Lions

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    Bucks coach Jason Kidd misses game after daughter's birth

    Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd missed Monday's game against the Washington Wizards after the birth of his daughter

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    A final diagnosis on Chicago Bears outside linebacker Leonard Floyd’s right knee has not yet been determined, but coach John Fox said it isn’t looking like a torn ACL after all. Floyd’s knee got caught under cornerback Kyle Fuller on a play in the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions Sunday. He was carted off the field.

    Outlook on Chicago Bears’ Floyd’s knee positive, for now

    Considering the alternatives, the news on outside linebacker Leonard Floyd’s right knee injury is positive – for now. For now, the Bears don’t believe their second-leading sack man has a torn ACL, but he will “miss some time,” according to coach John Fox.

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    Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi reacts after his team scored a touchdown on a fake punt during the second half an NCAA college football game against Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, Nov. 18 2017. Virginia Tech won, 20-14. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

    Pitt trying to stay upbeat in spoiler role vs. No. 2 Miami

    Pittsburgh relishing a chance to produce a season-defining victory against No. 2 Miami

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    New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo, left, shakes hands with Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, right, after an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Giants don't get any time to celebrate second win of season

    For a change the New York Giants weren't besieged by questions about quitting, lack of effort and the job future of second-year coach Ben McAdoo

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    LT Duane Brown active, DT Jarran Reed out for Seahawks

    Left tackle Duane Brown is active for the Seattle Seahawks despite an ankle injury that limited him in practice this week

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    Washington State quarterback Luke Falk (4) passes the ball against Utah in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Washington State returns from bye to seek Apple Cup win

    No. 14 Washington State is rested and ready for the Apple Cup after returning from a very late bye week

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    FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, former Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay acknowledges the crowd before a baseball game against the New York Mets, in Philadelphia. Halladay sped his small sports plane low over the Gulf of Mexico minutes before his fatal crash two weeks ago, climbing sharply in the final seconds before diving into the water, federal investigators said in a preliminary report released Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

    Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash

    Federal aviation investigators say retired star pitcher Roy Halladay performed steep turns and flew feet above the water in his small plane moments before his fatal crash two weeks ago

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    Brodeur scores 25, Penn scorches N. Illinois 93-80

    AJ Brodeur scored 25 points, Max Rothschild added a career-high 22 and sharp-shooting Pennsylvania defeated Northern Illinois 93-80 in a first-round game at the Gulf Coast Showcase

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    FILE-This Oct. 29, 2016, file photo shows Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher shouting instructions during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla. With the regular season winding down, the Atlantic Coast Conference’s bowl picture is still unclear. The ACC enters the 12th week of the season with 13 of its 14 teams still in the hunt for bowl berths. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)

    Florida, FSU prepare for rare matchup as losing teams

    Florida, Florida State prepare for rare matchup as losing teams

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    FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2015 file photo Montana head coach Bob Stitt, left, shakes hands with South Dakota State head coach John Stiegelmeier, right, after a first round game in the NCAA college Football Championship Subdivision playoff, in Missoula, Mont. Montana athletics director Kent Haslam said Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 he is not renewing the contract of coach Stitt after three seasons. (AP Photo/Patrick Record,File)

    Montana coach Bob Stitt's contract not renewed

    Montana athletics director Ken Haslam says he's not renewing the contract of football coach Bob Stitt for the 2018 season

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    Georgia seniors, from left, Lorenzo Carter, Nick Chubb, Sony Michel, and Davin Bellamy celebrate their 42-13 victory over Kentucky in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Athens, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

    Georgia's seniors lead the way after delaying shot at NFL

    Georgia's seniors lead the way after delaying shot at NFL careers

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    Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall walks on the field during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Miami, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami won 44-28. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Virginia not focusing on streak against No. 24 Virginia Tech

    Already bowl eligible for the first time, Virginia's seniors could achieve another milestone by beating Virginia Tech

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    Titans focus on Colts after falling behind Jags in AFC South

    Tennessee Titans focus on Indianapolis Colts after falling behind Jacksonville Jaguars in AFC South

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    FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos' Mike McCoy walks the field before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. The Broncos have fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy and are replacing him with quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave. "I have a responsibility to do what's best for our football team," coach Vance Joseph said in a statement ahead of his Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, news conference. "Although this wasn't an easy decision, we needed to make this change. We have to play a more efficient brand of football offensively as we begin the final stretch of our season."(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    Broncos fire OC Mike McCoy; QB coach to take over

    The Broncos have fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy in the midst of their six-game losing streak

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    Texas head coach Tom Herman watches his team from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. Texas defeated West Virginia 28-14. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

    Success story? Texas bowl eligible for 1st time since 2014

    Tom Herman has some tangible evidence if he wants to declare his first season at Texas a success

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    Indiana's Cole Gest (20) is lifted by Delroy Baker (71) after Gest scored on an eight-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Rutgers, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 41-0. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Surging Hoosiers looking for final chapter on comeback trail

    Surging Hoosiers looking for final chapter on comeback trail

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    FILE - This Nov. 12, 2017 file photo shows New York Jets defensive end Leonard Williams (92) before an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla. The New York Jets were winners in the standings without even taking the field over the weekend. The coaches and players returned Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 from a bye-week break with the Jets sitting just one game out of a playoff spot, despite a 4-6 record and four losses in their last five games. "We definitely still have high hopes," defensive end Leonard Williams said. "And people are coming to practice with high energy and feel pretty positive about the rest of the season." (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

    Jets come off bye still in playoff mix and with high hopes

    The New York Jets were winners in the standings without even taking the field over the weekend

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    Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) readies a pass as Washington defender Ezekiel Turner moves in during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Utah one win from becoming bowl eligible after odd season

    The Utes will be wrapping up one of their worst regular seasons since 2000 when they host Colorado

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    Baltimore Ravens' Brandon Williams celebrates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. The Ravens won 23-0. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

    Ravens playoff hopes will ride on performance of defense

    With three shutouts, an NFL-leading 16 interceptions and 13 forced fumbles in 10 games, the Ravens are playing the kind of defense that wins championships

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    William Byron poses with his trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto racing championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017.(AP Photo/Terry Renna)

    Column: NASCAR finale a respite from exodus of stars

    Column: NASCAR finale a respite from exodus of stars

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    FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah (90) walks into the locker room in the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Cleveland. Ogbah needs surgery on his broken right foot and will require up to four months of recovery. Ogbah said Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, that he suffered a non-contact injury in Sunday’s 19-7 loss to Jacksonville. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

    Bad break: Browns lose DE Ogbah for season with broken foot

    Browns' Ogbah needs surgery on broken foot, needs four months of recovery time.

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    Philadelphia Eagles' Nigel Bradham (53) scores a touchdown after recovering a Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott (4) fumble in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

    Cowboys' playoff hopes rest on winning without Elliott

    The Dallas Cowboys may not have any realistic playoff hopes remaining by the time suspended running back Ezekiel Elliott returns, and they have to find a way to win without him

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    Alabama head coach Nick Saban walks onto the field during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mercer, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    No. 1 Alabama's treacherous path goes through No. 6 Auburn

    No. 1 Alabama's path to the Southeastern Conference championship and an assured spot in the playoffs is clear, but awfully treacherous

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    Steelers hope outburst vs. Titans sign of things to come

    Steelers hope breakout performance against the Titans is a sign of things to come

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    Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is sacked as The New Orleans Saints take on The Washington Redskins during an NFL football game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 in New Orleans. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)

    As season slips away, Redskins coach Gruden upset by call

    Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden has plenty to be upset about after his team blew a 15-point, fourth-quarter lead and lost to drop to 4-6

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    Libertyville and Mundelein have approved an agreement that would provide for sharing a ladder fire truck.

    Editorial: More examples of agencies getting serious about cooperation

    A Daily Herald editorial expresses appreciation as evidence grows that some local governments have gotten the message about exploring ideas to share, collaborate and consolidate to save taxpayer money.

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    Robert Marshall

    Robert Marshall: People in middle are being ignored

    Guest columnist Robert Marshall: The political landscape is changing drastically to endanger the middle class.

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    James Cicarelli

    An ancient cure for contemporary politics

    Guest James Cicarelli: Given the morass that the Illinois legislature has become, maybe it is time to consider sortition, the ancient practice of selecting a legislative body randomly from the pool of eligible voters.

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    The history behind Metra rate hike
    A Mount Prospect letter to the editor: I see Metra has announced another fare increase, service cuts, and they expect another increase next year.

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    It’s time to focus on climate change solutions
    A Rolling Meadows letter to the editor: Over the last two weeks, reports on the costs of climate change (GAO Report) the health effects of a warming planet (the Lancet Report) and the accumulating scientific evidence on the existence of climate change (The National Climate Assessment) have made the case, over and over, that climate change is upon us.

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    Critics are wrong about Obama presidency
    A Rolling Meadows letter to the editor: I voted for Mr. Obama twice. I feel that he has the highest moral and personal character both as President and as citizen.

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    #MeToo movement is heartening
    A Wheaton letter to the editor: The first time I was sexually molested, I spoke out.

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    DOJ boss’ failure to recall is astonishing
    An Elgin letter to the editor: I am concerned about our Secretary of the Department of Justice’s memory. After five hours of testimony, his failure to recall or remember important details of the Trump campaign activities is astonishing. Either he lying under oath or he is incompetent to run the DOJ.

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    Many thanks to Batavia businesses
    A Batavia letter to the editor: The Batavia American Legion Post 504 wishes to thank the generous public that donated to the post’s yearly “Gifts for Yanks” collection.

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    Tax plan more backward than forward
    A Glen Ellyn letter to the editor: We live in a nice home, and a great neighborhood, in Representative Peter Roskam’s district. Under the proposed tax plan, that Roskam supports, we all would lose personal exemptions of $4,050 per family member, lose our state income tax deduction and lose our property tax deduction for amounts over $10,000. A significant number of households in the western suburbs have property taxes that exceed the $10,000 cap limit.

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    Somebody will lose in a consolidation of districts 57, 59
    Letter to the editor: This isn’t the first time Districts 59 and 57 considered consolidation, a Mount Prospect writer reminds us.

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    District 62 could have handled Floyd Williams matter better
    Letter to the editor: The Des Plaines schools could have been more forthcoming about the Floyd Williams matter, one letter-writer says

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