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    Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, left, smile as he hugs teammate Terry Rozier (12) during a stoppage in play during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in Boston, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

    Celtics soar to early 28-point lead, beat Magic 118-103

    Celtics surge to early 28-point lead, beat Magic 118-103 to send Orlando to 7th straight loss

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    Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, of Serbia, drives to the net as Memphis Grizzlies center Deyonta Davis defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Denver. The Nuggets won 104-92. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Nikolo Jokic scores 28 points, Nuggets beat Grizzlies 104-92

    Nikolo Jokic scored 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and had 13 rebounds and eight assists to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 104-92

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    Dallas Stars right wing Alexander Radulov (47) celebrates his goal against Calgary Flames goalie Mike Smith (41) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Tyler Seguin has hat trick in Stars' 6-4 win over Flames

    Tyler Seguin scored two of his three goals in the third period and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Calgary Flames 6-4

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    Wisconsin snaps losing streak with 71-49 win over Milwaukee

    Brad Davison scored 19 points to help Wisconsin snap a three-game losing streak with a 71-49 win over in-state rival Milwaukee

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    Virginia Tech wide receiver Cam Phillips (5) hauls in a pass in front of Virginia safety Juan Thornhill (21) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Jackson's 19th TD pass, Hokies 'D' stops Virginia, 10-0

    Josh Jackson threw a touchdown pass and that was enough for No. 24 Virginia Tech's defense

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    Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, drives past Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    James has triple-double, Cavs beat Hornets for 7th straight

    Cavs win 7th in a row behind Smith's late free throw, James' 57th career triple-double

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    Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson, left, is fouled by Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams, right, as he shoots in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Detroit won 99-98. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Pistons overcome 15-point deficit to beat Thunder 99-98

    Andre Drummond had 17 points and 14 rebounds and the Detroit Pistons overcame a 15-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 99-98

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    Nathan Chen, of the United States, performs during the men's short program at Skate America, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Lake Placid, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Americans Chen, Rippon lead after Day 1 at Skate America

    American skaters Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon hold the top two spots at Skate America following the short program

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    Top 25 Capsules

    Top 25 Capsules

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    FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Derrick Rose, left, drive against Atlanta Hawks' Dennis Schroder (17), from Germany, in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. Rose has left the Cavaliers to attend to a personal matter, a team spokesman said Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

    Derrick Rose leaves Cavaliers to handle "personal matter"

    Point guard Derrick Rose leaves the Cavaliers to attend to a personal matter, a team spokesman said Friday

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    The Bulls got off to a good start in the first quarter against a Golden State team missing two starters. But the second quarter was another story as Steph Curry was in top form late Friday night at Oracle Arena.

    Bulls end 0-4 road trip with blowout loss to Warriors

    The Bulls got off to a good start in the first quarter against a Golden State team missing two starters. But the second quarter was another story as Steph Curry was in top form late Friday night at Oracle Arena.

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    The State Championship trophy is raised by, from left, IC Catholic’s Dylan Packer, Khalil Saunders, CJ West and Luke Ricobene at the conclusion of the Class 3A championship came at NIU’s Huskie Stadium in DeKalb Friday. IC Catholic defeated Pleasant Plains 35-0.

    Another state title for ICCP to talk about

    IC Catholic wins second straight 3A title; Eatman runs to records

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Friday, Nov. 24 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Friday, Nov. 24.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Friday, Nov. 24 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Friday, Nov. 17.

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    Davis, Schols powers Conant past Evanston

    Ryan Davis and Ben Schols were a force as Conant’s boys basketball team improved to 2-1 with a tournament victory at St. Viator on Friday.

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    Mundelein goes to 3-1 after topping Deerfield

    Jeff Bikus scored 8 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, and Mundelein’s boys basketball team rallied to edge Deerfield 48-46 in the Mundelein Thanksgiving tournament on Friday night.

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    Naperville Central goes long distance to top BG

    Thanks to a 25-4 second-quarter outburst that featured a perfect 5-for-5 beyond the 3-point line, Naperville Central’s boys basketball team tripled its way past host Buffalo Grove 64-42 to wrap up top tournament honors.

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    MVP Kutsor helps Lake Zurich to tourney repeat

    For the second year in a row, Lake Zurich won the season-opening Johnsburg/Richmond-Burton boys basketball tournament, capping a 4-0 showing with a 76-56 win over Johnsburg in Richmond on Friday night.

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    Hopkins, Fremd find the range against Warren

    Bryce Hopkins had all of his 9 points in the second half as Fremd’s boys basketball team finished with 10 three-pointers in a 62-50 victory over Warren in tournament play Friday at Mundelein.

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    Burlington Central to face South Elgin for Strombom title

    Zach Schutta scored 21 points and Patrick Mayfield added 14 as the Burlington Central boys basketball team defeated Rochelle 65-41 Friday night to advance to the championship game of the Strombom Thanksgiving Tournament at Sycamore.

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    Buffalo Sabres Jack Eichel (15) and Edmonton Oilers' Conor McDavid (97) vie for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday Nov. 24, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

    McDavid still stumped after 3-1 loss to Eichel, Sabres

    The hype generated in past meetings between Buffalo's Jack Eichel and Edmonton's Connor McDavid is being overshadowed by their teams getting off to slow starts

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    Northwestern pulls away for an 81-50 win over Sacred Heart

    Scottie Lindsey scores 19, Vic Law adds 15 as Northwestern pulls away in 2nd half for an 81-50 win over Sacred Heart

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    St. Louis Blues' Dmitrij Jaskin, of Russia,, right, slides into Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Johansen scores, Rinne stays hot, Predators blank Blues 2-0

    Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist, and Pekka Rinne earned his second shutout of the season as the Nashville Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 2-0

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    Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) drives around a screen by Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) with defense from Minnesota Timberwolves guard Aaron Brooks (30) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

    Ellington, Dragic lead Heat's 3-point attack past Wolves

    Goran Dragic scored 20 points, and Wayne Ellington added 21 points on six 3-pointers off the bench to lead the Miami Heat to a season-best shooting performance from 3 in a 109-97 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

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    South Elgin downs Sycamore to reach title game

    South Elgin’s boys basketball team defeated Sycamore 58-41 Friday night to advance to the championship game of the Strombom Tournament at Sycamore.

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    Wheaton North loses to Riverside-Brookfield in final seconds

    Riverside-Brookfield edged Wheaton North in a boys basketball game at the Riverside-Brookfield Thanksgiving tournament.

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    Johnson’s 30 shoots Batavia past Marmion

    Batavia’s boys basketball team improved to 3-0 with a 70-54 win over Marmion Friday night.

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    Rochester boots Morris in 4A title game

    Clay Alewelt’s 24-yard field goal on the last play of the game helped Rochester edge Morris 24-21 in the Class 4A title game on Friday night to wrap up the first day of high school football state championships at NIU’s Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.

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    Wolves let lead slip, lose in OT

    Harry Zolnierczyk netted two third-period goals and Bobby Butler delivered in overtime to lift the Milwaukee Admirals 3-2 over the Chicago Wolves Friday night at UWM Panther Arena.

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    Wrestling: Libertyville owns first-day lead

    Libertyville’s wrestling team will open the second day of the 27th annual Moore-Prettyman Invitational 19 points clear of tourney host Barrington and reigning Class 3A state champ Lockport after advancing six into Saturday’s semifinals.

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    San Jose Earthquakes hire Mikael Stahre as new head coach

    The San Jose Earthquakes hired Mikael Stahre as their new head coach Friday to replace Dominic Kinnear, who was fired in June

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    Finke, Jordan spark Illinois past NC Central 86-73

    Michael Finke scored 22 points and teammate Aaron Jordan added 16 to lead Illinois over North Carolina Central 86-73 at State Farm Center

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    Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder, left, shoots as New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis, center, and center Kyle O'Quinn, right, defend during the second half of a NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Atlanta. The Hawks won 116-104. (AP Photo/John Amis)

    Schroder scores 26, Hawks beat Knicks 116-104

    The Atlanta Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak, improving to just 4-15 this season, with a 116-104 victory over the New York Knicks

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    TCU head coach Gary Patterson, left, and Baylor head coach Matt Rhule shake hands after an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU won 45-22. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

    Patterson signs new deal to stay at TCU through 2023 season

    Take TCU coach Gary Patterson's name off the list of potential candidates for any of those job openings in major college football

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    FILE - In this Nov. 23, 1996, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Joe Germaine, left, is sacked by Michigan defender James Hall, ending a drive during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Michigan's 13-9 upset victory over No. 2 Ohio State at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

    Ohio State taking its turn to dominate Michigan in rivalry

    Ohio State has been dominating Michigan in a rivalry with a long history of being lopsided

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    Geneva handles Huntley

    Geneva’s boys basketball team defeated Huntley 62-44 at the Crystal Lake Central tournament Friday.

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    BC-BKC--Fontbonne University-E. Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--Fontbonne University-E. Illinois Box E. ILLINOIS 96, FONTBONNE UNIVERSITY 44FONTBONNE UNIVERSITY (0-1) Schark 1-1 0-0 3, Lake 1-3 0-0 2, Ritter 1-6 0-0 2, McCann 4-15 3-3 12, Wiggins 0-1 0-0 0, Kelley-Wolff 0-0 0-0 0, Coddington 1-3 2-2 4, Wilburn 1-3 0-0 2, Scheer 0-0 0-0 0, Loper 1-2 0-0 2, Mueller 1-1 0-0 3, DeLine 1-5 0-2 3, Baker 1-3 2-2 5, Woodcock 1-4 0-0 3, Wacha 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 15-48 7-9 44. E. ILLINOIS (2-3) Diallo 1-2 0-0 2, Goodwin 3-5 3-4 11, Smith 4-4 0-0 10, Lewis 2-5 1-1 6, Starks 6-9 2-5 14, Jones 4-6 3-4 12, Dama 6-6 0-0 12, Price 3-5 2-5 8, Wilson 0-1 0-0 0, Crossland 0-0 0-0 0, Chavers 4-8 0-2 10, Green 5-11 0-0 11. Totals 38-62 11-21 96. Halftime_E. Illinois 56-18. 3-Point Goals_Fontbonne University 7-19 (Mueller 1-1, Schark 1-1, Wacha 1-1, Baker 1-2, DeLine 1-3, Woodcock 1-3, McCann 1-5, Coddington 0-1, Ritter 0-2), E. Illinois 9-21 (Smith 2-2, Goodwin 2-3, Chavers 2-3, Jones 1-2, Lewis 1-3, Green 1-4, Price 0-1, Wilson 0-1, Starks 0-2). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Fontbonne University 24 (Ritter, Baker, Wiggins, Wilburn 3), E. Illinois 36 (Chavers 8). Assists_Fontbonne University 12 (Schark, Coddington 3), E. Illinois 26 (Lewis 7). Total Fouls_Fontbonne University 16, E. Illinois 13. A_544 (5,400).

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    BC-BKC--Fontbonne University-E. Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--Fontbonne University-E. Illinois Long Box E. ILLINOIS 96, FONTBONNE UNIVERSITY 44FGFTRebFONTBONNE UNIVERSITYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSSchark151-10-01-2303Lake121-30-00-1042McCann284-153-32-20012Ritter221-60-01-3022Wiggins200-10-01-3110Baker181-32-21-3115Coddington171-32-21-2344DeLine171-50-21-1123Woodcock151-40-00-2013Wilburn121-30-01-3202Loper71-20-00-0002Wacha61-10-01-1013Scheer50-00-00-0000Mueller41-10-00-0103Kelley-Wolff20-00-01-1000Totals20015-487-911-24121644 Percentages: FG .313, FT .778. 3-Point Goals: 7-19, .368 (Mueller 1-1, Schark 1-1, Wacha 1-1, Baker 1-2, DeLine 1-3, Woodcock 1-3, McCann 1-5, Coddington 0-1, Ritter 0-2). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 18 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 0. Turnovers: 18 (Woodcock 5, McCann 4, Ritter 3, DeLine 2, Lake, Loper, Schark, Wiggins). Steals: 1 (DeLine). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebE. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDiallo221-20-05-7442Goodwin213-53-40-06011Lewis262-51-10-2716Smith64-40-00-10010Starks186-92-51-20014Chavers284-80-22-83110Jones224-63-42-42312Green205-110-00-21011Dama136-60-00-51112Price133-52-53-4128Wilson110-10-00-0110Crossland--0-00-01-1000Totals20038-6211-2114-36261396 Percentages: FG .613, FT .524.

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    New Jersey Devils center Brian Boyle throws a puck toward fans after he helped the Devils defeat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 during an NHL hockey game, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Boyle scores emotional goal, Devils beat Canucks 3-2

    Brian Boyle scored one of the most meaningful goals of his career to help the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Friday night

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    Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) flips over Miami defensive back Jaquan Johnson (4) as he goes in for a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Pitt beats No. 2 Miami 24-14, ending 15-game win streak

    Top 25 Capsules

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    FIU scores 28 unanswered points to defeat W. Kentucky 41-17

    D'Vonte Price returned a fumbled fake punt 38 yards for a TD during a surge of 28 unanswered points that shot FIU past Western Kentucky 41-17

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    Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane Dives for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers, Friday Nov. 24, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

    Lehner stops 29 shots in Sabres 3-1 win over Oilers

    Robin Lehner stopped 29 shots and the Buffalo Sabres snapped a seven-game skid with a 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers

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    Mitchell new NCAA leader in 3s as Ohio St routs FGCU 104-62

    Kelsey Mitchell scored 34 points and became the NCAA all-time leader for 3-pointers made as No. 9 Ohio State routed Florida Gulf Coast 104-62 in the Play4Kay Shootout

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    New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider and center Mika Zibanejad (93) eye the puck as it is deflected by Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    Mats Zuccarello scores in OT, Rangers edge Red Wings 2-1

    Mats Zuccarello scored 37 seconds into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings

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    St. Charles East will play for Johnson tourney title

    St. Charles East advanced to the championship game of its own Ron Johnson Thanksgiving Tournament with a 70-51 win over Downers Grove South Friday night.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Friday, Nov. 24EAST Bryant 78, Hartford 73 Cornell 80, Toledo 77 Harvard 77, Saint Joseph's 71 Md.-Eastern Shore 66, Jackson St. 63 Missouri 90, St. John's 82 Navy 85, St. Francis Brooklyn 76 Nebraska 84, Marist 59 Niagara 96, Alabama A&M 74 Penn St. 86, Oral Roberts 48 Robert Morris 75, Norfolk St. 53 Rutgers 61, East Carolina 47 Virginia 70, Rhode Island 55 West Virginia 83, UCF 45 SOUTH Abilene Christian 85, Campbell 80, OT Alabama 71, BYU 59 Auburn 119, Winthrop 85 Charlotte 70, High Point 67 Clemson 84, Texas Southern 77 Florida Gulf Coast 79, Denver 71 Florida St. 113, The Citadel 78 Furman 78, New Hampshire 64 Georgia Tech 63, North Texas 49 Jacksonville 92, Fairfield 84 Louisville 84, St. Francis (Pa.) 72 Loyola of Chicago 102, UNC-Wilmington 78 New Orleans 74, Spring Hill 67 Presbyterian 75, Chicago St. 73 SE Louisiana 77, Samford 71 South Florida 72, Arkansas St. 61 Tennessee 67, NC State 58 Tennessee Tech 86, Nebraska-Omaha 85 UMBC 89, Nicholls 88 Wake Forest 81, UNC-Greensboro 75 MIDWEST Bowling Green 83, SC-Upstate 74 Butler 71, Portland St. 69 CCSU 74, Cleveland St. 73 E. Illinois 96, Fontbonne University 44 Green Bay 57, Florida A&M 50 Illinois 86, NC Central 73 Indiana 87, E. Michigan 67 Kansas 102, Oakland 59 Kansas St. 67, George Washington 59 Minnesota 69, UMass 51 Missouri St. 80, Evangel 48 Northwestern 81, Sacred Heart 50 Ohio 96, Mount St. Mary's 77 South Dakota 84, Southern Miss. 71 Valparaiso 77, Kent St. 67 Villanova 64, N. Iowa 50 Wright St. 67, Gardner-Webb 47 SOUTHWEST Duke 85, Texas 78, OT North Carolina 87, Arkansas 68 Oklahoma 93, Portland 71 TCU 69, New Mexico 67 Texas A&M 81, Pepperdine 65 Texas-Arlington 89, W. Carolina 65 UTSA 72, Texas A&M-CC 58 W. Kentucky 63, SMU 61 FAR WEST Alaska Anchorage 78, Santa Clara 73, OT Arizona St. 102, Xavier 86 Colorado St. 72, Northwestern St. 60 Gonzaga 86, Ohio St. 59 Long Beach St. 74, Oregon St. 69 San Diego St. 89, Sacramento St. 52 San Diego St. 75, Georgia 68 UC Irvine 77, N. Arizona 71 Utah 85, E. Washington 69 Utah St. 71, Northeastern 67 Washington 89, Seattle 84 Washington St. 84, Saint Mary's (Cal) 79 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Friday, Nov. 24EAST Bryant 78, Hartford 73 Cornell 80, Toledo 77 Harvard 77, Saint Joseph's 71 Md.-Eastern Shore 66, Jackson St. 63 Missouri 90, St. John's 82 Navy 85, St. Francis Brooklyn 76 Nebraska 84, Marist 59 Niagara 96, Alabama A&M 74 Penn St. 86, Oral Roberts 48 Robert Morris 75, Norfolk St. 53 Rutgers 61, East Carolina 47 Virginia 70, Rhode Island 55 West Virginia 83, UCF 45 SOUTH Abilene Christian 85, Campbell 80, OT Alabama 71, BYU 59 Auburn 119, Winthrop 85 Charlotte 70, High Point 67 Clemson 84, Texas Southern 77 Florida Gulf Coast 79, Denver 71 Florida St. 113, The Citadel 78 Furman 78, New Hampshire 64 Georgia Tech 63, North Texas 49 Jacksonville 92, Fairfield 84 Louisville 84, St. Francis (Pa.) 72 Loyola of Chicago 102, UNC-Wilmington 78 New Orleans 74, Spring Hill 67 Presbyterian 75, Chicago St. 73 SE Louisiana 77, Samford 71 South Florida 72, Arkansas St. 61 Tennessee 67, NC State 58 Tennessee Tech 86, Nebraska-Omaha 85 UMBC 89, Nicholls 88 Wake Forest 81, UNC-Greensboro 75 MIDWEST Bowling Green 83, SC-Upstate 74 Butler 71, Portland St. 69 CCSU 74, Cleveland St. 73 E. Illinois 96, Fontbonne University 44 Green Bay 57, Florida A&M 50 Illinois 86, NC Central 73 Indiana 87, E. Michigan 67 Kansas 102, Oakland 59 Kansas St. 67, George Washington 59 Minnesota 69, UMass 51 Missouri St. 80, Evangel 48 Northwestern 81, Sacred Heart 50 Ohio 96, Mount St. Mary's 77 South Dakota 84, Southern Miss. 71 Valparaiso 77, Kent St. 67 Villanova 64, N. Iowa 50 Wright St. 67, Gardner-Webb 47 SOUTHWEST Duke 85, Texas 78, OT North Carolina 87, Arkansas 68 Oklahoma 93, Portland 71 TCU 69, New Mexico 67 Texas A&M 81, Pepperdine 65 Texas-Arlington 89, W. Carolina 65 UTSA 72, Texas A&M-CC 58 W. Kentucky 63, SMU 61 FAR WEST Alaska Anchorage 78, Santa Clara 73, OT Arizona St. 102, Xavier 86 Colorado St. 72, Northwestern St. 60 Gonzaga 86, Ohio St. 59 Long Beach St. 74, Oregon St. 69 San Diego St. 89, Sacramento St. 52 San Diego St. 75, Georgia 68 UC Irvine 77, N. Arizona 71 Utah 85, E. Washington 69 Utah St. 71, Northeastern 67 Washington 89, Seattle 84 Washington St. 84, Saint Mary's (Cal) 79 ___

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    Kayla Hare

    Bartlett’s Hare, St. Charles North’s Davern have milestone days

    Bartlett’s Kayla Hare eclipsed the 1,000 point mark for her career Friday while St. Charles North’s Anna Davern scored a career-high 32 points as the Hawks and North Stars each won their girls basketball games.

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    Carmel’s Zion Kilpatrick, right, dishes off around Waukegan’s Mikhael Taylor on Friday night at Grant.

    Carmel wins a close one with Waukegan

    Carmel’s boys basketball team figured out a way to outlast Waukegan, the ninth-ranked team in the state, 71-68 on Friday in tournament play at Grant.

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    No. 20 Marqutte women beat Montana 87-68 in Cancun Challenge

    Natisha Hiedeman made six 3-pointers and scored 21 points, Allazia Blockton had 17 points, six rebounds and four assists, and No. 20 Marquette beat winless Montana 87-68 in the Cancun Challenge

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    Larkin pushes Whitney Young to limit before falling

    Larkin’s boys basketball team split a pair of games at the Rockford Tip-Off Classic Friday, falling to defending Class 4A state champion Whitney Young 70-64 before coming back to defeat Rockford East 69-61.

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    IC Catholic’s Dylan Packer, Khalil Saunders, CJ West and Luke Ricobene raise the first-place trophy at the conclusion of the Class 3A championship game at NIU’s Huskie Stadium in DeKalb Friday. IC Catholic defeated Pleasant Plains 35-0.

    Images: IC Catholic Prep vs. Pleasant Plains 3A championship football

    IC Catholic Prep faced Pleasant Plains in the IHSA Class 3A championship football game at NIU’s Huskie Stadium on Friday, Nov. 24 in DeKalb.

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    Windy City Bulls hand Lakeland first home loss

    The Windy City Bulls handed the Lakeland Magic their first home loss of the season with a 107-96 victory Friday night.

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    Rolling Meadows’ Willis Goodwin chases down a loose ball along with Maine West’s Milos Dugalic in the first quarter of tournament play Friday at Palatine.

    Collins, Maine West hit their stride against Rolling Meadows

    It took three games, but Maine West’s boys basketball team finally put it all together, cut down its turnovers and effectively attacked a 1-2-2 zone in delivering a 77-58 victory over Rolling Meadows in the final round-robin game for both in their pool at the Ed Molitor Thanksgiving Classic at Palatine.

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    Columbus Blue Jackets goalies Sergei Bobrovsky, left, of Russia, stops a shot in front of Ottawa Senators forward Ryan Dzingel, center, as Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski defends during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. The Blue Jackets won 5-2. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

    Atkinson scores twice as Columbus tops Ottawa 5-2

    Cam Atkinson scored twice to lift Columbus over the Ottawa Senators 5-2 Friday, extending the Blue Jackets' league-leading win streak to six games

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    BC-BKC--NC Central-Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--NC Central-Illinois Long Box ILLINOIS 86, NC CENTRAL 73FGFTRebNC CENTRALMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDavis122-40-11-2054Douglas253-64-64-82311Wiggins191-42-21-2204Gardner326-111-10-30218Goldsmith111-20-00-3122Rivas302-37-102-100511Perkins274-73-30-23411McKnight261-76-80-1038Reid122-20-00-0044A.Jones60-00-00-0200McAllister-----00Guerra-----00Totals20022-4623-318-31102873 Percentages: FG .478, FT .742. 3-Point Goals: 6-10, .600 (Gardner 5-7, Douglas 1-2, McKnight 0-1). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 20 (10 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Douglas, Rivas). Turnovers: 20 (Douglas 6, Wiggins 4, Reid 3, A.Jones 2, Davis, Goldsmith, McKnight, Perkins, Rivas). Steals: 4 (Wiggins 2, Davis, Reid). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlack256-120-02-81412Finke338-151-20-60222Alstork271-94-52-2526Lucas292-44-40-0638Smith251-61-40-1123Jordan176-70-01-31416Nichols143-66-71-41214Frazier141-30-00-0423Williams120-02-21-2102Eboigbodin30-00-01-1030Vesel10-00-00-0010Totals20028-6218-248-27202586 Percentages: FG .452, FT .750. 3-Point Goals: 12-29, .414 (Finke 5-11, Jordan 4-5, Nichols 2-2, Frazier 1-3, Lucas 0-1, Smith 0-2, Alstork 0-5). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 8 (28 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Nichols 2, Finke). Turnovers: 8 (Black 3, Smith 2, Lucas, Nichols, Williams). Steals: 2 (Alstork, Lucas). Technical Fouls: None. NC Central3538-73Illinois3452-86 A_11,004 (15,500).

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    BC-BKC--NC Central-Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--NC Central-Illinois Box ILLINOIS 86, NC CENTRAL 73NC CENTRAL (2-5) Douglas 3-6 4-6 11, Davis 2-4 0-1 4, Wiggins 1-4 2-2 4, Gardner 6-11 1-1 18, Goldsmith 1-2 0-0 2, Rivas 2-3 7-10 11, Reid 2-2 0-0 4, A.Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Perkins 4-7 3-3 11, McAllister 0-0 0-0 0, McKnight 1-7 6-8 8, Guerra 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-46 23-31 73. ILLINOIS (6-0) Finke 8-15 1-2 22, Black 6-12 0-0 12, Smith 1-6 1-4 3, Lucas 2-4 4-4 8, Alstork 1-9 4-5 6, Vesel 0-0 0-0 0, Nichols 3-6 6-7 14, Eboigbodin 0-0 0-0 0, Frazier 1-3 0-0 3, Williams 0-0 2-2 2, Jordan 6-7 0-0 16. Totals 28-62 18-24 86. Halftime_NC Central 35-34. 3-Point Goals_NC Central 6-10 (Gardner 5-7, Douglas 1-2, McKnight 0-1), Illinois 12-29 (Finke 5-11, Jordan 4-5, Nichols 2-2, Frazier 1-3, Lucas 0-1, Smith 0-2, Alstork 0-5). Fouled Out_Rivas, Davis. Rebounds_NC Central 31 (Rivas 10), Illinois 27 (Black 8). Assists_NC Central 10 (Perkins 3), Illinois 20 (Lucas 6). Total Fouls_NC Central 28, Illinois 25. A_11,004 (15,500).

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    Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen (31), of Denmark, blocks Carolina Hurricanes' Elias Lindholm (28), of Sweden, during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Van Riemsdyk and Leafs beat his brother and Hurricanes 5-4

    James Van Riemsdyk had a goal and an assist to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4. Van Riemsdyk was one of four goal scorers in the second period for the Maple Leafs (15-8-1), who won for the seventh time in nine games

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    Louisville forward Anas Mahmoud, left, competes with Saint Francis' Deivydas Kuzavas (30) and Keith Braxton (13) for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. Louisville won 84-72. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    No. 19 Louisville survives Saint Francis, 84-72

    Six score in double figures to help No. 19 Louisville outlast Saint Francis, 84-72

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    Stevenson’s Jackson Qualley shoots over Palatine’s David Balanganayi in tournament play at Palatine on Friday.

    Qualley’s quality effort helps Stevenson past Palatine

    Jackson Qualley is the most experienced player for the Stevenson boys basketball team this season. Friday afternoon at the Ed Molitor Thanksgiving Classic, Qualley banked on that experience and it helped him lead Stevenson to a 56-47 win over the host Pirates. The win put Stevenson into the championship game Saturday at 4:45 p.m.

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    E. Illinois smacks D-III Fontbonne 96-44

    Jajuan Starks had 14 points and was among seven Panthers in double figures scoring and Eastern Illinois beat Division III-member Fontbonne 96-44

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    Vegas Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault (81) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the San Jose Sharks during overtime of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Las Vegas. Vegas won 5-4. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Marchessault's goal in OT lifts Golden Knights over Sharks

    Jonathan Marchessault took a pass from Shea Theodore and poked the puck past Aaron Dell to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 5-4 overtime victory over the San Jose Sharks

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    College Basketball Scores

    Friday, Nov. 24EAST Bryant 78, Hartford 73 Cornell 80, Toledo 77 Harvard 77, Saint Joseph's 71 Md.-Eastern Shore 66, Jackson St. 63 Missouri 90, St. John's 82 Navy 85, St. Francis Brooklyn 76 Nebraska 84, Marist 59 Niagara 96, Alabama A&M 74 Penn St. 86, Oral Roberts 48 Robert Morris 75, Norfolk St. 53 Rutgers 61, East Carolina 47 Virginia 70, Rhode Island 55 West Virginia 83, UCF 45 SOUTH Abilene Christian 85, Campbell 80, OT Alabama 71, BYU 59 Auburn 119, Winthrop 85 Charlotte 70, High Point 67 Clemson 84, Texas Southern 77 Florida Gulf Coast 79, Denver 71 Furman 78, New Hampshire 64 Georgia Tech 63, North Texas 49 Jacksonville 92, Fairfield 84 Louisville 84, St. Francis (Pa.) 72 Loyola of Chicago 102, UNC-Wilmington 78 New Orleans 74, Spring Hill 67 Presbyterian 75, Chicago St. 73 SE Louisiana 77, Samford 71 South Florida 72, Arkansas St. 61 Tennessee 67, NC State 58 Tennessee Tech 86, Nebraska-Omaha 85 UMBC 89, Nicholls 88 Wake Forest 81, UNC-Greensboro 75 MIDWEST Bowling Green 83, SC-Upstate 74 Butler 71, Portland St. 69 CCSU 74, Cleveland St. 73 Green Bay 57, Florida A&M 50 Illinois 86, NC Central 73 Indiana 87, E. Michigan 67 Kansas St. 67, George Washington 59 Minnesota 69, UMass 51 Missouri St. 80, Evangel 48 Ohio 96, Mount St. Mary's 77 South Dakota 84, Southern Miss. 71 Valparaiso 77, Kent St. 67 Villanova 64, N. Iowa 50 Wright St. 67, Gardner-Webb 47 SOUTHWEST Duke 85, Texas 78, OT North Carolina 87, Arkansas 68 Oklahoma 93, Portland 71 TCU 69, New Mexico 67 W. Kentucky 63, SMU 61 FAR WEST Alaska Anchorage 78, Santa Clara 73, OT Arizona St. 102, Xavier 86 Gonzaga 86, Ohio St. 59 Long Beach St. 74, Oregon St. 69 San Diego St. 89, Sacramento St. 52 San Diego St. 75, Georgia 68 UC Irvine 77, N. Arizona 71 Utah 85, E. Washington 69 Utah St. 71, Northeastern 67 Washington 89, Seattle 84 Washington St. 84, Saint Mary's (Cal) 79 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Friday, Nov. 24EAST Bryant 78, Hartford 73 Cornell 80, Toledo 77 Harvard 77, Saint Joseph's 71 Md.-Eastern Shore 66, Jackson St. 63 Missouri 90, St. John's 82 Navy 85, St. Francis Brooklyn 76 Nebraska 84, Marist 59 Niagara 96, Alabama A&M 74 Penn St. 86, Oral Roberts 48 Robert Morris 75, Norfolk St. 53 Rutgers 61, East Carolina 47 Virginia 70, Rhode Island 55 West Virginia 83, UCF 45 SOUTH Abilene Christian 85, Campbell 80, OT Alabama 71, BYU 59 Auburn 119, Winthrop 85 Charlotte 70, High Point 67 Clemson 84, Texas Southern 77 Florida Gulf Coast 79, Denver 71 Furman 78, New Hampshire 64 Georgia Tech 63, North Texas 49 Jacksonville 92, Fairfield 84 Louisville 84, St. Francis (Pa.) 72 Loyola of Chicago 102, UNC-Wilmington 78 New Orleans 74, Spring Hill 67 Presbyterian 75, Chicago St. 73 SE Louisiana 77, Samford 71 South Florida 72, Arkansas St. 61 Tennessee 67, NC State 58 Tennessee Tech 86, Nebraska-Omaha 85 UMBC 89, Nicholls 88 Wake Forest 81, UNC-Greensboro 75 MIDWEST Bowling Green 83, SC-Upstate 74 Butler 71, Portland St. 69 CCSU 74, Cleveland St. 73 Green Bay 57, Florida A&M 50 Illinois 86, NC Central 73 Indiana 87, E. Michigan 67 Kansas St. 67, George Washington 59 Minnesota 69, UMass 51 Missouri St. 80, Evangel 48 Ohio 96, Mount St. Mary's 77 South Dakota 84, Southern Miss. 71 Valparaiso 77, Kent St. 67 Villanova 64, N. Iowa 50 Wright St. 67, Gardner-Webb 47 SOUTHWEST Duke 85, Texas 78, OT North Carolina 87, Arkansas 68 Oklahoma 93, Portland 71 TCU 69, New Mexico 67 W. Kentucky 63, SMU 61 FAR WEST Alaska Anchorage 78, Santa Clara 73, OT Arizona St. 102, Xavier 86 Gonzaga 86, Ohio St. 59 Long Beach St. 74, Oregon St. 69 San Diego St. 89, Sacramento St. 52 San Diego St. 75, Georgia 68 UC Irvine 77, N. Arizona 71 Utah 85, E. Washington 69 Utah St. 71, Northeastern 67 Washington 89, Seattle 84 Washington St. 84, Saint Mary's (Cal) 79 ___

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    Arkansas coach Bret Bielema wipes away tears as the senior players are introduced for the team's NCAA college football game against Missouri on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 in Fayetteville, Ark. Bielema was fired following the team's 48-45 loss. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

    Arkansas fires Bielema moments following Missouri loss

    Arkansas has fired coach Bret Bielema after five disappointing season, moments after a season-ending 48-45 loss to Missouri on Friday. The loss left Arkansas with a 4-8 record, capping only the second losing season of Bielema's 12-year career

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    No. 6 Notre Dame pulls away after the half, tops ETSU 77-46

    No. 6 Notre Dame is still unbeaten, with the Irish topping East Tennessee State 77-46 at the Gulf Coast Showcase

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    West Chicago dumps Elgin, will play for title

    West Chicago’s boys basketball team defeated Elgin 66-44 Friday.

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    Wake Forest's Keyshawn Woods drives the lane past UNC Greensboro's Marvin Smith during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Walt Unks/Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

    Wake Forest holds on to beat UNCG, 81-75

    Keyshawn Woods scored 20 points and Wake Forest held on to beat UNC Greensboro 81-75

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    Central Florida players celebrate after defeating South Florida 49-42 in an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Winless to unbeaten: No. 12 UCF beats USF to cap turnaround

    Mike Hughes 95-yard kickoff return with 1:28 remaining ended up being the difference as 12th-ranked UCF completed the first unbeaten regular season in program history with a 49-42 victory over No. 19 South Florida

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    No. 23 Missouri women rout Coppin St. 73-50 in Cal Classic

    Sophie Cunningham scored 15 points, Cierra Porter added 12 and No. 23 Missouri rolled to a 73-50 victory over Coppin State in the Cal Classic

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    Tweedy, Lake Park roll past Hoffman Estates in tourney

    Lake Park defeated Hoffman Estates at the Hawks’ girls basketball Pilgrim Classic.

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    Texas' Brooke McCarty (11) brings the ball upcourt during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against LSU, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Marc Sanchez)

    Atkins helps No. 2 Texas beat LSU 75-66

    Ariel Atkins scored 17 points and Jatarie White added 14 points to lead No. 2 Texas past LSU, 75-66 in the Las Vegas Shootout on Friday

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    Steffens stellar as Stevenson sizzles

    Klaire Steffens scored a career-high 23 points, as Stevenson’s girls basketball team wrapped up the Schaumburg Thanksgiving tournament by beating St. Charles East 43-29 Friday.

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    Falcons rule out Freeman vs. Tampa Bay

    Running back Devonta Freeman is sidelined for the second straight week with a concussion and won't play when the Falcons host Tampa Bay on Sunday

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    Winning record for St. Viator this time

    After going 0-5 at the Schaumburg Thanksgiving tournament one year ago, St. Viator’s girls basketball team came back with a 3-2 record this season. The Class 3A Lions won their third straight game over a Class 4A team on Friday, defeating Evanston 61-57 on the final day of the long-running six-team round robin.

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    Los Angeles Chargers' Hunter Henry (86) celebrates his touchdown catch with Tyrell Williams (16) and Keenan Allen (13) in the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

    Late starters: Chargers eyeing playoff push after 0-4 start

    The Los Angeles Chargers are on an upward swing with five wins in seven games since their 0-4 start to the season

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    Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), of Russia, and center Steven Stamkos (91) watch the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Capitals end Lightning 6-game road run with 3-1 victory

    Alex Ovechkin and Devante Smith-Pelly each scored a goal, Philipp Grubauer stopped 25 shots to earn his first victory of the season and the Washington Capitals beat Tampa Bay 3-1 to end the Lightning's six-game road winning streak

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    Harris’ all-around effort helps Montini past Vernon Hills

    Jermari Harris is fully embracing his off-the-bench role for Montini, and he ended up making a big difference on both ends of the court Friday afternoon. Harris finished with 17 points and 6 steals in helping lead Montini’s boys basketball team past Vernon Hills 70-41 in the team’s third-round game in the Battle for the Ridge tournament at Northridge Prep in Niles.

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    Iowa State quarterback Zeb Noland throws downfield against Baylor in the second half of a NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Waco, Texas. Iowa State won 23-13. (Jose Yau/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)

    Cyclones, Wildcats have won despite quarterback upheaval

    Iowa State and Kansas State have each used four quarterbacks this season, yet they have managed to keep winning

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    SDSU's Penny gains 203 yards, cracks 2,000-yard mark in win

    Rashaad Penny ran 22 times for 203 yards and two touchdowns in his final regular-season game to crack the 2,000-yard mark and lead San Diego State to a 35-10 victory against New Mexico

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    Iowa tight end Noah Fant (87) makes a catch against Nebraska during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

    Iowa dominates Huskers 56-14 in what may be Riley's sendoff

    Akrum Wadley ran for 159 yards and three touchdowns and Iowa scored 28 points in less than a 7-minute span over the halves on its way to a 56-14 win over Nebraska in what could have been coach Mike Riley's last game with the Cornhuskers

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    Hersey enjoys family-style victory over Buffalo Grove

    When the deck was finally shuffled, Hersey’s girls basketball team finished with a win and a ‘three of a kind’ on Friday morning. In the final minutes of its 45-28 victory over Buffalo Grove in the Bison Classic, the Huskies had triplets on the floor (seniors Katie, Erin and Sarah McGrath), who all played at St. James in Arlington Heights.

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    Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) lies on the puck as center Bryan Little (18), defenseman Josh Morrissey (44) and defenseman Jacob Trouba (8) defend against Anaheim Ducks center Chris Wagner (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

    Streaking Jets roll past Ducks 4-1 on Ehlers' 2 goals

    Nikolaj Ehlers scored two goals in the game's first 5 minutes, and the streaking Winnipeg Jets went on to beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-1

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    New York Islanders' Andrew Ladd, left, is joined by Jordan Eberle as they celebrate Ladd's game-tying goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Nov. 24, 2017, in Philadelphia. The Islanders won 5-4. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

    Nick Leddy lifts Islanders past Flyers, 5-4 on OT

    Defenseman Nick Leddy snapped a shot past Philadelphia goalie Brian Elliott 2:44 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 5-4 victory over the Flyers

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    Raiders CB Amerson to miss 4th straight with foot injury

    Oakland Raiders cornerback David Amerson will miss his fourth straight game with a foot injury

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    Teague a late scratch for Timberwolves against Heat

    Minnesota point guard Jeff Teague sat out the Timberwolves' game against the Miami Heat because of a right Achilles injury

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    Stritzel, Nazareth deny Warren

    Warren’s girls basketball team had a shot at the Niles North tournament championship if it could get past unbeaten Nazareth Academy on Friday morning. Annie Stritzel had other ideas, however. The junior posted a double-double of 30 points and 12 rebounds to go along with 4 steals to lead the Roadrunners to a 50-36 win on day-four action of the tourney in Skokie.

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    Missouri quarterback Drew Lock throws a touchdown pass against Arkansas in the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

    Lock, Witter help Missouri earn late win over Arkansas

    Tucker McCann made a 19-yard field goal with five seconds remaining, and Missouri extended its winning streak to six straight games with a 48-45 victory over Arkansas on Friday

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    Swedura’s swagger helps Prospect past Libertyville

    David Swedura led a charged-up Prospect boys basketball team past Libertyville 61-56 on Friday in the Joe Majkowski Thanksgiving tournament at St. Viator in Arlington Heights.

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    Colorado Avalanche goalie Jonathan Bernier, left, stops a shot by Minnesota Wild's Mikko Koivu of Finland in the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Coyle, Stewart score in shootout; Wild beats Avalanche 3-2

    Charlie Coyle and Chris Stewart scored in the shootout to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche

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    Vanderbilt seeks to beat Tennessee for 2nd straight time

    Vandy seeks to beat Tennessee for 2nd straight time in matchup between two teams winless in SEC play

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    Deanna Stellato and Nathan Bartholomay, of the United States, perform during the pairs short program at the 2017 Bridgestone Skate America, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Lake Placid, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Duhamel-Radford win pairs short program at Skate America

    Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford lead after the pairs short program at Skate America, putting them in strong position to win a second Grand Prix event.

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    Kansas State's Shaelyn Martin (50) shouts at teammates during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against UCLA Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Marc Sanchez)

    Billings helps No. 5 UCLA beat Kansas State 64-55

    Monique Billings had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 5 UCLA over Kansas State 64-55 at the South Point Shootout

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    FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017, file photo .New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) warms up for the team's NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in New Orleans. Lattimore did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 22, because of a left ankle injury which occurred in last Sunday’s victory. A first-round draft choice and the Saints’ top cornerback this season, Lattimore limped through the locker room wearing a protective boot on his lower left leg while it was open to reporters. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

    Saints cornerbacks Lattimore, Crawley, ruled out vs. Rams

    The New Orleans Saints have ruled out both of their top two cornerbacks against the Los Angeles Rams

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    Silvers throws 4 TD passes, Troy swamps Texas State 62-9

    Brandon Silvers threw for 380 yards and four touchdowns and Troy rolled to a 62-9 win over Texas State

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    49ers release LB Armstrong to make room for DL Carradine

    The San Francisco 49ers have released linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong to make room for the return of defensive lineman Tank Carradine

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    Thomas, No. 21 Cal women set marks for 3s, top Manhattan

    Asha Thomas had nine of California's 17 3-pointers, both school records, and the No. 21 Golden Bears rolled to an 87-66 win over Manhattan in the Cal Classic

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    Bears inside linebacker Christian Jones brings down Green Bay Packers running back Ty Montgomery during the loss to the Packers. Jones has played inside and outside in his four years with the Bears. He’s having his best season this year playing inside, but because of the season-ending knee injury to outside linebacker Leonard Floyd, Jones could occasionally line up outside.

    With Floyd out, look for Jones to get even more involved in Bears defense

    Linebacker Christian Jones has played inside and outside in his four years with the Bears. He’s having his best season this year playing inside, but because of the season-ending knee injury to outside linebacker Leonard Floyd, Jones could occasionally line up outside.

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    Loyola-Chicago crushes UNC Willmington 102-78 behind Jackson

    Aundre Jackson scored a career-high 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and Marques Townes added 23 points and Loyola-Chicago stayed unbeaten with a 102-78 win over UNC Wilmington in a Savannah Invitational contest

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    BC-BKC--Loyola of Chicago-UNC-Wilmington Box

    BC-BKC--Loyola of Chicago-UNC-Wilmington Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 102, UNC-WILMINGTON 78LOYOLA OF CHICAGO (6-0) Jackson 10-13 1-2 25, Krutwig 2-4 4-4 8, Custer 5-7 2-2 13, Townes 8-13 5-7 23, Ingram 4-8 5-6 14, DiNardi 1-1 0-0 2, Negron 1-3 2-3 4, Boehm 0-0 0-0 0, Shanks 0-1 0-0 0, Satterwhite 0-1 0-0 0, Williamson 2-5 0-0 6, Baughman 0-0 0-0 0, Skokna 3-4 1-2 7. Totals 36-60 20-26 102. UNC-WILMINGTON (2-2) Bryan 4-7 0-0 8, Cacok 5-9 0-0 10, Talley 6-12 5-6 20, Fornes 3-10 0-0 6, Taylor 4-10 4-6 14, Kalina 2-3 0-0 4, Powell 0-2 0-0 0, Brown 2-3 1-2 6, Gary 1-2 0-0 2, Estime 0-5 1-2 1, Richmond 2-6 1-4 7, Etoroma 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-69 12-20 78. Halftime_Loyola of Chicago 53-44. 3-Point Goals_Loyola of Chicago 10-18 (Jackson 4-5, Williamson 2-2, Townes 2-3, Custer 1-3, Ingram 1-4, Skokna 0-1), UNC-Wilmington 8-26 (Talley 3-8, Richmond 2-3, Taylor 2-5, Brown 1-2, Gary 0-1, Fornes 0-2, Powell 0-2, Estime 0-3). Fouled Out_Cacok. Rebounds_Loyola of Chicago 34 (Ingram 9), UNC-Wilmington 32 (Bryan 9). Assists_Loyola of Chicago 18 (Custer 4), UNC-Wilmington 18 (Talley, Fornes 4). Total Fouls_Loyola of Chicago 15, UNC-Wilmington 19.

Business

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    A boy looks over a Black Friday sale item at a J.C. Penney store, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Seattle. Black Friday has morphed from a single day when people got up early to score doorbusters into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be out. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    The Latest: Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue

    Macy's says it has resolved problems processing some gift and credit cards on Black Friday

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    Discount grocer Aldi is proposing a first-of-a-kind look for its planned Vernon Hills store on the southeast corner grassy area (right) of the Menard’s development site. The proposal will be discussed by village leaders Tuesday.

    New look, traffic pattern for Aldi plan in Vernon Hills

    Discount grocer Aldi is proposing a first-of-a-kind look for its planned Vernon Hills store. The proposal will be discussed by village leaders Tuesday.

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    Jim and Faith Labus carry a purchase in front of Kohl's in Marion, Ind., on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. (Jeff Morehead/The Chronicle-Tribune via AP)

    Indiana shoppers head to stores to join Black Friday throngs

    Indiana shoppers are filling stores and malls as they join the hunt for holiday bargains during Black Friday

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    Vernon Hills tech company moving to Buffalo Grove

    Buffalo Grove is having success in building its burgeoning industrial base. The village recently inked an economic incentive agreement with Business IT Source (BITS), which is moving its Vernon Hills headquarters to 850 Asbury Drive in Buffalo Grove.

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    The Reserve at Hudson Crossing, a residential and commercial development, is planned for Oswego’s downtown next to the riverfront Hudson Crossing Park. Geneva-based Shodeen Group has agreeded to a $64 million deal with the village to build the project,

    Oswego, Shodeen finalize deal on downtown project

    The village of Oswego and Geneva-based Shodeen Group have announce a $64 million deal to redevelop the former Alexander Lumber property in downtown Oswego.

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    Elmhurst chamber names new officers
    The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry board of directors recently elected three officers and one appointment for its six-member executive committee for 2018.

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    The owners of Brackett & Company Home Accents in downtown Arlington Heights expect business to be good this weekend, mirroring a growing trend of Americans preferring small, mom-and-pop businesses over big chains to do their bricks-and-mortar holiday shopping.

    Small shops threatening the mall this holiday season

    More bad news for America’s shopping malls: Spending growth at mom-and-pop businesses has outpaced that of the big chains in the past two years.

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    Firm becomes 1st in US to offer online virtual sport betting

    The company behind the PlaySugarHouse.com internet gambling site has become the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of virtual sports events

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    Grains mixed, livestock mixed

    CHICAGO (AP) - Grain futures were mostly lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec. delivery was down 3.80 cents at $4.1960 a bushel; Dec corn fell .40 cent to 3.4520 a bushel; December oats lost 6.80 cents at $2.5160 a bushel while Jan. soybeans was up .20 cent at $9.9660 a bushel. Beef was lower and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. December live cattle was off .38 cent at $1.1880 a pound; January feeder cattle fell .43 cent at $1.5225 a pound; December lean hogs gained 2.30 cents at $.6350 a pound.

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    Last workers punch out at Rexnord's Indianapolis factory

    The few remaining workers at Rexnord Corp.'s Indianapolis factory have worked their final shifts about a year after the industrial bearings plant's closing was announced

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    Sirio Chavez, left, and Anton Eiss, right, work with teacher Phoebe Sherman on the civics computer game iCivics during Sherman's 11th grade social studies class at Roosevelt High School's International Academy in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor are backing iCivics that is now being translated into Spanish. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    This computer game comes thanks to 2 Supreme Court justices

    Computer games teaching civics now have a game in Spanish with help of Supreme Court justice

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    The site of an already approved Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express, north of the Chicago Marriott Schaumburg on Martingale Road in Schaumburg. The developer is seeking a Cook County tax incentive to restart the financially stalled project.

    Stalled Schaumburg hotel project seeks tax incentive

    Schaumburg trustees have unanimously recommended the village’s endorsement of a Cook County tax incentive to save a two-hotel project that has already been approved but is financially stalled.

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    A rendering shows plans for Uptown 500, a development with 262 apartments and 12,000 square feet of commercial space at the intersection of Dundee Road and Northgate Crossing in Wheeling.

    Wheeling approves $64 million Uptown 500 development

    A $64 million apartment and retail development won approval in Wheeling this week, adding to the village’s emerging downtown.

Life & Entertainment

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    Kyle Adams plays Buddy in Paramount Theatre’s “Elf The Musical.”

    5 things to do over the long weekend
    Once you’ve had your fill of Thanksgiving leftovers and early-morning shopping sprees, you might be looking for more to do this weekend. Here are five ideas.

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    The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

    This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple iTunes.

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    This combination photo shows LaVar Ball, father of UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball, left, one of three student players recently arrested in China for shoplifting, and actor LeVar Burton, who is being mistaken for Ball by some supporters of President Donald Trump. Trump tweeted that Ball was an “ungrateful fool” for not being more appreciative of presidential intervention in LiAngelo Ball’s case. Some of the president’s followers in turn attacked Burton on Twitter, with one calling him a “has been actor with a thief for a son.” (AP Photo/File)

    Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball online

    Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton of "Reading Rainbow" with basketball dad LaVar Ball in Twitter attacks

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    Michelle Williams, left, was called back to reshoot scenes in “All the Money in the World” when filmmakers replaced disgraced actor Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer.

    Controversies hover over holiday releases including 'Last Jedi,' Spacey film

    “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “The Post,” “All the Money in the World” and “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” lead holiday movies dogged by controversies.

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    Mom’s unhelpful advice leads to self-doubt and anxiety

    Carolyn Hax says it may be time to tell mom less or meet her unsolicited advice with a little bit of humor and cheer.

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    Filmmaker, author and instructor Michael Smith, left, and actor Kevin Wehby pose on the set of their new movie “Mercury in Retrograde” coming to the fourth annual Pop-Up Film Festival at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines.

    Pop-Up Film Festival brings independent movies to Oakton

    The fourth annual “Pop-Up Film Festival” will show four independent movies Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 at Oakton Community College's Footlik Theater in Des Plaines.

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    Tom Hardy stars as an Allied fighter pilot in Christopher Nolan’s ambitious World War II drama “Dunkirk.”

    ‘Dunkirk’ is coming home — and back to theaters

    Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” caps off a new collection of the director’s films on 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray coming Dec. 19. The World War II epic is also returning to IMAX and 70 mm theaters before Oscar comes calling.

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    Meg and Glenn Hoburg have spent the past 14 years renovating their three-bedroom rowhouse on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. They had a brick wall exposed in the living room, which added warmth and charm and showed its history.

    An urban rowhouse in D.C. with a sense of home

    In an old house, there are endless places to spend money. But for the Hoburg family, whose Capitol Hill rowhouse is 117 years old, it’s never been about perfection. In the 14 years the family of four have lived in the narrow, three-story house, they have patiently carved out a sense of home.

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    Home inspection limited to what is visible

    Q. During the last rainstorm, ground water drained into our added bedroom. A general contractor removed some of the soil around the building and found that the addition was built on a concrete slab, but without a foundation. This problem was actually overlooked by our home inspector.

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    Photos by Salwan Georges/The Washington Post Lansdowne Woods in Lansdowne, Virginia, is among a growing number of retirement communities across the country that offer a variety of social activities, including plays performed by residents. The Lansdowne Woods Drama Troupe staged “Vignettes … From the Edge” recently.

    Never a dull moment in today’s 55-and-up communities

    When the live band cranks out Lynyrd Skynyrd tunes, dance parties feature line dancing instead of waltzes, and the weekly piano bar singalong is more likely to include songs by Elton John than Cole Porter, you know you’re in the new version of a community for people 55 and older.

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    The Wonderland Express returns with model trains and miniature Chicago-area landmarks, such as the Baha’i Temple, at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe.

    Weekend picks: Wonderland Express chugs into Chicago Botanic

    Skip the shopping crowds and head to Chicago Botanic Garden, where the Wonderland Express loops around models of Chicago-area landmarks all decked out for the holidays. More on this, the neXt2Rock Chicago Finals at Joe’s Live and many more events this weekend.

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    The scenario personal finance and credit experts feared most about the heist of consumer data from Equifax may already be underway: Criminals are using the stolen information to apply for mortgages, credit cards, student loans and racking up substantial debts.

    Equifax breach already taking a toll on consumers

    The scenario that personal finance and credit experts feared most about the heist of consumer data from Equifax may already be underway: Criminals are using the stolen information to apply for mortgages, credit cards, student loans, tapping into bank debit accounts, filing insurance claims and racking up substantial debts, according to a major new class-action suit.

Discuss

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    How Sarah Huckabee brings White House watchdogs to heel

    Columnist Kathleen Parker: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders asked the press corps Monday to preface their daily briefing questions with a statement of thankfulness, reporters obliged. Or, should we say, obeyed.

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    Cooperative town hall
    An Ingleside letter to the editor: Kudos to Democrat state Rep. Sam Yingling and Republican Sheriff Mark Curran for teaming up to host a town hall meeting on November 28, 2017 in Gages Lake.

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    Cartoon twists message
    A Mount Prospect letter to the editor: The political cartoon by Tim Campbell of the veteran setting fire to a stack of GQ magazines with Colin Kaepernick on the front makes me sad and angry.

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    Impeachment story shows press bias
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: I find it rather amazing that six whole Democrats including Luis Gutierrez from Illinois decided to impeach President Trump and that is the headline on the front page of the Herald.

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    Today’s Opinion Page editorial cartoon
    Today’s Daily Herald Opinion page editorial cartoon

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