Daily Archive : Wednesday November 29, 2017

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    FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2008, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs coach Herm Edwards watches the team's NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver. A person with direct knowledge of the plan has told The Associated Press that Edwards is in line to become Arizona State's next coach, pending approval of the university president. The official spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Wednesday night, Nov. 29, 2017, because the deal and official announcement are still being finalized. Edwards has not coached since 2008, when he was fired after a 2-14 season with the Chiefs. He also coached the New York Jets from 2001-05 and has spent the last nine years as an analyst for ESPN. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

    AP source: Edwards in line to become Arizona State's coach

    A person with direct knowledge of the plan has told The Associated Press that former NFL coach Herm Edwards is in line to become Arizona State's next coach, pending approval of the university president

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    Top 25 Capsules

    Top 25 Capsules

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    Washington Wizards' Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (7) and Joel Embiid (21) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Simmons has 31 points, 18 rebs as 76ers beat Wizards 118-113

    Ben Simmons scored 31 points, grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds and overcame the Hack-a-Shaq strategy, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a 118-113 victory over the Washington Wizards

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    Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore (17) scores on Columbus Crew goalkeeper Zack Steffen (23) as Crew defender Lalas Abubakar (17) looks on during the second half of an Eastern Conference MLS final playoff soccer game, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Altidore scores, Toronto beats Crew to reach MLS Cup final

    Jozy Altidore scored in the 60th minute and Toronto FC advanced to the MLS Cup final for the second straight year with a 1-0 victory over the Columbus Crew in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final

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    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Garoppolo coming home to face Chicago Bears

    Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, the former Rolling Meadows High School and Eastern Illinois star, will make his first start as a San Francisco 49er on Sunday against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. Ironically, he has never been to the Bears’ home field.

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    FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees' Aaron Judge waits to hit before Game 7 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros in Houston. A unanimous winner of the AL Rookie of the Year Award and runner-up in Most Valuable Player voting, Aaron Judge also received ballots in another election: for New York City mayor. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)

    Aaron Judge gets 10 votes for New York City mayor

    A unanimous winner of the AL Rookie of the Year award and runner-up in Most Valuable Player voting, Aaron Judge also received ballots in another election: for New York City mayor

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    Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic told reporters Wednesday that his facial fractures have completely healed and he is getting along with everyone on the team, including Bobby Portis.

    Mirotic says he and Portis can coexist as Bulls

    Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic spoke to reporters Wednesday for the first time since the Oct. 17 practice altercation that left him with facial fractures and a concussion. He wouldn’t rehash the incident but is looking forward to returning to game action.

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    Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio defends Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen on Wednesday in Salt Lake City. Markkanen leads all rookies in made 3-pointers this season.

    Bulls’ Hoiberg confident Markkanen can shake off shooting slump

    Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen, who leads NBA rookies in made 3-pointers, is in a shooting slump. The 7-footer from Finland went 3-for-11 from 3-point range in Tuesday’s loss to Phoenix.

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    Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Wednesday, Nov. 29 results
    High school girls gymnastics results from meets of Wednesday, Nov. 29.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Wednesday, Nov. 29 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Wednesday, Nov. 22.

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    Girls bowling scoreboard: Wednesday, Nov. 29 results
    High school girls bowling results from contests of Wednesday, Nov. 29.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Wednesday, Nov. 29 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Wednesday, Nov. 22.

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    Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price dives to deflect a shot as they face the Ottawa Senators during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Price leads Canadiens to 3rd straight win, 2-1 over Senators

    Carey Price made 25 saves to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators for their third straight win

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    Conant’s Sydney Tong competes on the balance beam during Wednesday’s gymnastics meet in Hoffman Estates.

    Girls gymnastics: Ng, Fremd off to high-scoring start

    Senior Melanie Ng won two events and had the top all-around score as Fremd’s girls gymnastics team started the season with a 139.80 score in the triangular meet it hosted Wednesday.

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    Schaumburg’s Chris Hodges fouls Cary-Grove’s Benjamin Ferrell Wednesday in Cary.

    Schaumburg gets past Cary-Grove

    Schaumburg’s boys basketball team defeated Cary-Grove 41-34 Wednesday night in a nonconference game.

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    Carmel wins home opener

    Ranya Jamison scored 14 points, Katie Lach added 9, and host Carmel Catholic won its home opener by beating Wauconda 48-33 Wednesday to improve to 4-3 on the season.

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    Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes a save against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

    Rask helps Bruins hold off Lightning, 3-2

    Charlie McAvoy and Riley Nash scored first-period goals, Tuukaa Rask made 19 saves to snap his four-game losing streak and the Boston Bruins hung on for a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning

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    Stevenson’s Ainslee Cutler competes on the uneven bars during girls gymnastics action Wednesday at Stevenson.

    Girls gymnastics: Weinstein, Stevenson savor sweet start

    Emily Weinstein started off her season in good shape and so did her Stevenson girls gymnastics teammates. The sophomore won three events, including the all-around (36.25), as the short-handed Patriots won their season opener with a 136.1, comfortably ahead of visiting Libertyville (127.3) in the North Suburban Conference meet.

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    Howard makes record 11 3s, Marquette 18, in 95-69 win

    Markus Howard broke his own school record with 11 3-pointers and Marquette made a program-record 18 treys in a 95-69 victory over Chicago State

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    Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes a save through a screen by Tampa Bay Lightning's Chris Kunitz (14) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

    Rask stops 19 shots to lead Bruins to 3-2 win over Lightning

    NHL Capsules

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    Mark Black/mblack@dailyherald.com Glenbard East’s Kenny Adams (3) works to drive past Oswego East’s Raymond Dennis (10) during varsity boys basketball in Lombard on November 29, 2017.

    Glenbard East falls to Oswego East

    Oswego East defeated Glenbard East in a nonconference boys basketball game.

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    Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon (00) goes up for a shot past Oklahoma City Thunder's Andre Roberson during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Orlando won 121-108. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Gordon has 40 and 15, Magic beat Thunder to end 9-game skid

    Aaron Gordon had 40 points and 15 rebounds to help the Orlando Magic end a nine-game losing streak with a 121-108 victory over the struggling Oklahoma City Thunder

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    Southern Illinois throttles SIU-Edwardsville 86-59

    Sean Lloyd scored 19 points, Kavion Pippen and Jonathan Wiley each had double-doubles and Southern Illinois raced past SIU-Edwardsville 86-59

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    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Marquette Long Box

    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Marquette Long Box MARQUETTE 95, CHICAGO ST. 69FGFTRebCHICAGO ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSSimmons315-73-42-90313Burns372-47-91-42411Byrd261-42-21-4015Harris91-30-00-1013Sims367-212-20-12120Shaw203-50-00-2126Pruitt142-60-03-3224Stephens-Holmes90-10-00-2020Bell60-20-00-0010Henton40-10-00-1100Joyce32-20-01-2005Townsen31-10-00-0002Bowles30-10-00-0000Totals20024-5814-178-2981769 Percentages: FG .414, FT .824. 3-Point Goals: 7-22, .318 (Sims 4-13, Joyce 1-1, Harris 1-2, Byrd 1-3, Pruitt 0-1, Bell 0-2). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 10 (8 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Byrd). Turnovers: 10 (Burns 5, Shaw 3, Bell 2). Steals: 4 (Burns 2, Harris 2). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebMARQUETTEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSHeldt201-12-21-4224Howard3111-160-00-40233Rowsey3210-170-00-34126Anim264-95-94-92213Hauser241-30-01-4322Elliott233-51-22-5937Cain224-81-21-52010John140-30-01-3050Marotta40-10-00-0000Lelito30-10-00-0000Totals20034-649-1510-37221795 Percentages: FG .531, FT .600. 3-Point Goals: 18-39, .462 (Howard 11-15, Rowsey 6-12, Cain 1-5, Anim 0-1, Lelito 0-1, Marotta 0-1, Elliott 0-2, Hauser 0-2). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 8 (20 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Elliott, Heldt). Turnovers: 8 (Howard 2, Anim, Elliott, Hauser, Heldt, John, Rowsey). Steals: 3 (Anim, Elliott, Rowsey). Technical Fouls: None. Chicago St.4029-69Marquette4847-95

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    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Marquette Box

    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Marquette Box MARQUETTE 95, CHICAGO ST. 69CHICAGO ST. (2-8) Simmons 5-7 3-4 13, Harris 1-3 0-0 3, Byrd 1-4 2-2 5, Burns 2-4 7-9 11, Sims 7-21 2-2 20, Bowles 0-1 0-0 0, Stephens-Holmes 0-1 0-0 0, Joyce 2-2 0-0 5, Bell 0-2 0-0 0, Henton 0-1 0-0 0, Townsen 1-1 0-0 2, Shaw 3-5 0-0 6, Pruitt 2-6 0-0 4. Totals 24-58 14-17 69. MARQUETTE (5-2) Heldt 1-1 2-2 4, Rowsey 10-17 0-0 26, Howard 11-16 0-0 33, Anim 4-9 5-9 13, Hauser 1-3 0-0 2, John 0-3 0-0 0, Cain 4-8 1-2 10, Elliott 3-5 1-2 7, Marotta 0-1 0-0 0, Lelito 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-64 9-15 95. Halftime_Marquette 48-40. 3-Point Goals_Chicago St. 7-22 (Sims 4-13, Joyce 1-1, Harris 1-2, Byrd 1-3, Pruitt 0-1, Bell 0-2), Marquette 18-39 (Howard 11-15, Rowsey 6-12, Cain 1-5, Marotta 0-1, Anim 0-1, Lelito 0-1, Elliott 0-2, Hauser 0-2). Fouled Out_John. Rebounds_Chicago St. 29 (Simmons 9), Marquette 37 (Anim 9). Assists_Chicago St. 8 (Pruitt, Burns, Sims 2), Marquette 22 (Elliott 9). Total Fouls_Chicago St. 17, Marquette 17.

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    Woodstock edges Wauconda

    Woodstock’s boys basketball team put together a fourth-quarter rally Wednesday night to deny host Wauconda its first win of the season.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Wednesday, Nov. 29EAST Albany (NY) 75, Colgate 69 Binghamton 85, Delaware St. 64 Boston U. 70, New Hampshire 69 Buffalo 106, Niagara 87 Drexel 68, Lafayette 67 ETSU 82, Fordham 77 George Washington 73, Morgan St. 66 Lehigh 85, Princeton 76 Providence 88, Rider 84 Quinnipiac 68, UMass 66 Sacred Heart 87, Mass.-Lowell 80 Saint Joseph's 83, Bucknell 70 St. Bonaventure 75, Siena 55 St. Francis (Pa.) 100, American U. 89 St. Peter's 77, Fairleigh Dickinson 53 Stony Brook 101, Shawnee State 58 UConn 77, Columbia 73, OT Villanova 90, Penn 62 Yale 84, Bryant 67 SOUTH Alabama 77, Louisiana Tech 74 FIU 79, Florida National 61 Florida Gulf Coast 115, Webber International 61 George Mason 76, James Madison 72 Georgia St. 63, Alabama A&M 53 Hampton 117, Mid-Atlantic Christian 54 Kent St. 79, Norfolk St. 70 LSU 84, UT Martin 60 Longwood 84, Bluefield State 59 N. Kentucky 112, Berea 33 NC State 85, Penn St. 78 North Carolina 86, Michigan 71 North Florida 84, E. Michigan 81, OT Northwestern St. 67, Lyon College 56 South Alabama 69, Southern Miss. 58 Southern U. 92, Wiley 69 Tennessee 84, Mercer 60 Tennessee Tech 86, Lipscomb 80 Troy 87, Ill.-Chicago 66 Tulane 81, Alcorn St. 65 UNC-Asheville 82, SC-Upstate 70 Vermont 71, Richmond 65 W. Kentucky 83, E. Kentucky 51 William & Mary 114, Marshall 104 Winthrop 93, Furman 74 Wofford 87, Coastal Carolina 81 MIDWEST Auburn 73, Dayton 60 Bowling Green 85, San Jose St. 79 Clemson 79, Ohio St. 65 Cleveland St. 75, Arkansas St. 72 Indiana St. 74, Air Force 64 Kansas St. 77, Oral Roberts 68 Miami (Ohio) 123, Midway 40 N. Iowa 77, UNLV 68, OT Nebraska-Omaha 75, Drake 73 Robert Morris 81, Youngstown St. 74 S. Illinois 86, SIU-Edwardsville 59 SOUTHWEST Houston 75, New Orleans 66 Oklahoma St. 79, Austin Peay 63 TCU 87, Belmont 76 Texas 82, Florida A&M 58 Texas State 66, Texas A&M-CC 53 Texas-Arlington 69, Rice 49 UALR 71, Cent. Arkansas 65 FAR WEST Arizona 91, Long Beach St. 56 Gonzaga 103, Incarnate Word 68 Montana St. 98, Bethesda 61 New Mexico 78, Evansville 59 ___

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    New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) is helped off the court after turning an ankle against the Miami Heat during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Kanter leads Knicks to easy win despite Porzingis injury

    Enes Kanter had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the New York Knicks beat the Miami Heat 115-86 despite losing Kristaps Porzingis to a sprained right ankle after 2 1/2 minutes

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    FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2001, file photo, Seattle Mariners second baseman Brett Boone signals the out as he catches New York Yankees' Chuck Knoblauch stealing during the second inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series in Seattle. Former Seattle second baseman Boone apologized Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, for making light of sexual harassment in a message to a reporter. "All, there are zero excuses for what I said earlier," he wrote on his Twitter feed. "None. It was 100% wrong. It was offensive. It was inappropriate. It was not remotely productive to any conversation regarding harassment. I apologize and it will never happen again." (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

    Former Mariner Bret Boone apologizes for harassment remarks

    Former Seattle Mariners second baseman Bret Boone has apologized for making light of sexual harassment in a message to a reporter

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    No. 18 Texas A&M women hold off Rice 82-76

    Anriel Howard had a career-high 23 points and 13 rebounds, Danni Williams added 19 points, and No. 18 Texas A&M beat Rice 82-76

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    Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan (15) has the ball knocked away by Louisiana Lafayette forward Nekia Jones (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    McCowan leads No. 6 Mississippi St over La-Lafayette 94-37

    McCowan leads No. 6 Mississippi St over La-Lafayette 94-37

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    Thomas' 31 rally No. 13 Florida St women past Iowa 94-93

    Shakayla Thomas scored 31 points, 17 in the fourth quarter, and Imani Wright added 26 points as No. 13 Florida State erased a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat Iowa 94-93 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge

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    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Troy Box

    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Troy Box TROY 87, ILL.-CHICAGO 66ILL.-CHICAGO (2-4) Blount 4-8 1-1 10, Dixson 1-4 0-0 2, Odiase 3-3 1-2 7, Ferguson 3-5 0-1 7, Ottey 3-10 5-6 11, James 0-0 1-2 1, Diggins 2-4 0-0 5, Wiley 1-2 0-0 2, Robinson 0-1 0-0 0, Matthews 4-13 2-2 14, Boahen 2-10 2-2 7. Totals 23-60 12-16 66. TROY (5-3) Hicks 1-3 0-0 2, Davis 3-6 3-4 9, Person 7-15 8-9 27, Baker 3-8 0-0 9, Hopkins 3-4 1-3 8, Moreman 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 4-5 0-1 10, Miller 5-8 1-2 12, Burnett 1-4 0-2 2, Adams 2-7 2-2 8. Totals 29-60 15-23 87. Halftime_Troy 39-20. 3-Point Goals_Ill.-Chicago 8-25 (Matthews 4-11, Blount 1-3, Ferguson 1-3, Diggins 1-3, Boahen 1-4, Ottey 0-1), Troy 14-27 (Person 5-10, Baker 3-6, Johnson 2-2, Adams 2-5, Miller 1-1, Hopkins 1-1, Burnett 0-1, Davis 0-1). Fouled Out_Davis, Blount. Rebounds_Ill.-Chicago 34 (Boahen 7), Troy 35 (Davis 7). Assists_Ill.-Chicago 11 (Ottey 4), Troy 14 (Adams 4). Total Fouls_Ill.-Chicago 19, Troy 18. A_1,093 (5,200).

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    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Troy Long Box

    BC-BKC--Ill.-Chicago-Troy Long Box TROY 87, ILL.-CHICAGO 66FGFTRebILL.-CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBlount254-81-10-20510Dixson191-40-01-6012Odiase183-31-21-1037Ferguson223-50-10-3327Ottey263-105-63-44311Matthews254-132-20-10014Diggins202-40-02-4115Boahen192-102-21-7317Wiley121-20-00-4002Robinson110-10-01-2030James30-01-20-0001Totals20023-6012-169-34111966 Percentages: FG .383, FT .750. 3-Point Goals: 8-25, .320 (Matthews 4-11, Blount 1-3, Diggins 1-3, Ferguson 1-3, Boahen 1-4, Ottey 0-1). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 21 (11 PTS). Blocked Shots: 7 (Dixson, Ferguson, James, Matthews, Odiase, Ottey, Robinson). Turnovers: 21 (Dixson 5, Blount 4, Odiase 3, Ottey 3, Boahen 2, Diggins 2, Ferguson, Robinson). Steals: 8 (Boahen 3, Blount 2, Ottey 2, Matthews). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebTROYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDavis253-63-43-7159Hicks211-30-00-4342Baker263-80-01-4309Person277-158-91-40227Hopkins133-41-30-2028Adams272-72-21-5428Miller275-81-21-51112Johnson224-50-11-20210Burnett101-40-20-1102Moreman20-00-00-1100Totals20029-6015-238-35141887 Percentages: FG .483, FT .652. 3-Point Goals: 14-27, .519 (Person 5-10, Baker 3-6, Johnson 2-2, Adams 2-5, Hopkins 1-1, Miller 1-1, Burnett 0-1, Davis 0-1). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 17 (29 PTS). Blocked Shots: 9 (Hicks 3, Johnson 2, Miller 2, Davis, Hopkins). Turnovers: 17 (Adams 4, Baker 3, Davis 3, Hicks 3, Burnett 2, Hopkins, Person). Steals: 7 (Hicks 3, Johnson 2, Miller, Person). Technical Fouls: None. Ill.-Chicago2046-66Troy3948-87 A_1,093 (5,200).

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    Chargers CB Casey Hayward leaves team after brother's death

    Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward has left the team to be with his family after his brother's death in a car accident

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    New Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins (0) and teammates try to calm down Anthony Davis (23) as he is ejected for his second technical foul during the team's NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in New Orleans, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (Sophia Germer/The Advocate via AP)

    Wiggins lifts Timberwolves to 120-102 win over Pelicans

    Andrew Wiggins scored 28 points to help the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans 120-102

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    Glenbard East’s Kenny Adams (3) works to drive past Oswego East’s Raymond Dennis (10) during varsity boys basketball in Lombard on November 29, 2017.

    Images: Oswego East vs. Glenbard East, boys basketball

    Glenbard East fell 62-77 to Oswego East during varsity boys basketball in Lombard on November 29, 2017

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    Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (0) takes a shot against Detroit Pistons forward Stanley Johnson (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

    Reggie Jackson scores 23 points, Pistons rout Suns 131-107

    Reggie Jackson scored 23 points and the Detroit Pistons beat the Phoenix Suns 131-107 for their third straight victory

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    Glenbard West’s Katelynne Hart (1544) wins the Girls Class 3A cross country finals in Peoria earlier this month.

    Taking their talent national

    Frequent flier miles in store for star runners Hart, Schmitt

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    Cary-Grove’s Frank Jakubicek gets a rebound against Schaumburg’s Chris Hodges Wednesday in Cary.

    Images: Cary-Grove vs. Schaumburg, boys basketball

    Cary-Grove High School hosted Schaumburg High School for boys basketball on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Cary.

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    In this Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 file photo, Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews (52) celebrates during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Linebacker Clay Matthews is on the mend and optimistic that he’ll be able to return from a groin injury when the Green Bay Packers face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman, File)

    LB Clay Matthews on mend with Packers in must-win mode

    Linebacker Clay Matthews is on the mend and optimistic that he'll be able to return from a groin injury when the Green Bay Packers face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday

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    Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) dribbles around Houston Rockets center Clint Capela during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

    James Harden has 29, Rockets down Pacers 118-97

    James Harden had 29 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds and the Houston Rockets rolled past the Indiana Pacers 118-97 for their sixth straight win

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    FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter gestures during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against the Colorado Rapids in Commerce City, Colo. A person familiar with the decision confirms that Porter has parted ways with the Timbers. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because an official announcement had not been made by the team. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

    Timbers hope to have new coach in place by year's end

    The Portland Timbers have interviewed multiple candidates and hope to have a new coach in place by the end of the year

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    College Basketball Scores

    Wednesday, Nov. 29EAST Albany (NY) 75, Colgate 69 Boston U. 70, New Hampshire 69 Buffalo 106, Niagara 87 Drexel 68, Lafayette 67 ETSU 82, Fordham 77 George Washington 73, Morgan St. 66 Lehigh 85, Princeton 76 Providence 88, Rider 84 Quinnipiac 68, UMass 66 Sacred Heart 87, Mass.-Lowell 80 Saint Joseph's 83, Bucknell 70 St. Bonaventure 75, Siena 55 St. Francis (Pa.) 100, American U. 89 St. Peter's 77, Fairleigh Dickinson 53 Stony Brook 101, Shawnee State 58 UConn 77, Columbia 73, OT Villanova 90, Penn 62 SOUTH FIU 79, Florida National 61 Florida Gulf Coast 115, Webber International 61 George Mason 76, James Madison 72 Hampton 117, Mid-Atlantic Christian 54 LSU 84, UT Martin 60 Longwood 84, Bluefield State 59 N. Kentucky 112, Berea 33 NC State 85, Penn St. 78 North Carolina 86, Michigan 71 North Florida 84, E. Michigan 81, OT Northwestern St. 67, Lyon College 56 Southern U. 92, Wiley 69 Tennessee 84, Mercer 60 Tennessee Tech 86, Lipscomb 80 Troy 87, Ill.-Chicago 66 Tulane 81, Alcorn St. 65 UNC-Asheville 82, SC-Upstate 70 Vermont 71, Richmond 65 W. Kentucky 83, E. Kentucky 51 William & Mary 114, Marshall 104 Winthrop 93, Furman 74 Wofford 87, Coastal Carolina 81 MIDWEST Auburn 73, Dayton 60 Bowling Green 85, San Jose St. 79 Clemson 79, Ohio St. 65 Cleveland St. 75, Arkansas St. 72 Indiana St. 74, Air Force 64 Miami (Ohio) 123, Midway 40 Nebraska-Omaha 75, Drake 73 Robert Morris 81, Youngstown St. 74 S. Illinois 86, SIU-Edwardsville 59 SOUTHWEST Texas-Arlington 69, Rice 49 UALR 71, Cent. Arkansas 65 FAR WEST Arizona 91, Long Beach St. 56 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Wednesday, Nov. 29EAST Albany (NY) 75, Colgate 69 Boston U. 70, New Hampshire 69 Buffalo 106, Niagara 87 Drexel 68, Lafayette 67 ETSU 82, Fordham 77 George Washington 73, Morgan St. 66 Lehigh 85, Princeton 76 Providence 88, Rider 84 Quinnipiac 68, UMass 66 Sacred Heart 87, Mass.-Lowell 80 Saint Joseph's 83, Bucknell 70 St. Bonaventure 75, Siena 55 St. Francis (Pa.) 100, American U. 89 St. Peter's 77, Fairleigh Dickinson 53 Stony Brook 101, Shawnee State 58 UConn 77, Columbia 73, OT Villanova 90, Penn 62 SOUTH FIU 79, Florida National 61 Florida Gulf Coast 115, Webber International 61 George Mason 76, James Madison 72 Hampton 117, Mid-Atlantic Christian 54 LSU 84, UT Martin 60 Longwood 84, Bluefield State 59 N. Kentucky 112, Berea 33 NC State 85, Penn St. 78 North Carolina 86, Michigan 71 North Florida 84, E. Michigan 81, OT Northwestern St. 67, Lyon College 56 Southern U. 92, Wiley 69 Tennessee 84, Mercer 60 Tennessee Tech 86, Lipscomb 80 Troy 87, Ill.-Chicago 66 Tulane 81, Alcorn St. 65 UNC-Asheville 82, SC-Upstate 70 Vermont 71, Richmond 65 W. Kentucky 83, E. Kentucky 51 William & Mary 114, Marshall 104 Winthrop 93, Furman 74 Wofford 87, Coastal Carolina 81 MIDWEST Auburn 73, Dayton 60 Bowling Green 85, San Jose St. 79 Clemson 79, Ohio St. 65 Cleveland St. 75, Arkansas St. 72 Indiana St. 74, Air Force 64 Miami (Ohio) 123, Midway 40 Nebraska-Omaha 75, Drake 73 Robert Morris 81, Youngstown St. 74 S. Illinois 86, SIU-Edwardsville 59 SOUTHWEST Texas-Arlington 69, Rice 49 UALR 71, Cent. Arkansas 65 FAR WEST Arizona 91, Long Beach St. 56 ___

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    Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) falls to the floor during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Toronto. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Lowry scores season-high 36 as Raptors beat Hornets 126-113

    Lowry scores season-high 36 points, makes career-high eight 3-pointers as Raptors improve to 7-1 at home by beating Hornets 126-113

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    Top talent on display at Fremd on Saturday

    The fourth annual Chicagoland Invitational Showcase will feature nonstop girls basketball action in two gymnasiums at Fremd on Saturday. Twenty two teams from Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, including 17 Division 1 recruits and 60 uncommitted future D-I players, will compete from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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    Kayla Hare

    Bartlett’s Hare earns MVP selection

    Bartlett senior guard Kayla Hare has earned first Daily Herald MVP honor of the girls basketball season for her recent performances.

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    Chris Johnson

    Naperville North’s Johnson earns MVP selection

    Naperville North senior forward Chris Johnson has earned the first Daily Herald MVP honor of the boys basketball season for his recent performances.

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    Rams coach: Headset has little to do with Goff's turnaround

    Rams coach: Headset has little to do with Goff's turnaround

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    Charles' late points lift No. 25 Maryland women to 60-59 win

    Kaila Charles scored Maryland's final three points in the last 40 seconds to lift the No. 15 Terrapins to a 60-59 victory over Virginia

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    Wild's Parise resumes skating in back surgery recovery

    Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise has resumed skating for the first time since surgery on his lower back five weeks ago

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    Notre Dame guard Arike Ogunbowale (24) shoots over Michigan forward Jillian Dunston (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    No. 3 Notre Dame routs No. 22 Michigan 83-63

    Arike Ogunbowale scored 20 of her 32 points in the first half, and No. 3 Notre Dame remained undefeated with an 83-63 victory over No. 22 Michigan

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    Raiders preparing to play without key wide receivers

    Raiders coach Jack Del Rio wasn't happy with the two-game suspension handed to wide receiver Michael Crabtree earlier this week and his feelings didn't change much after it was reduced to one game.

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    Miami (Ohio) breaks records in 123-40 win over NAIA Midway

    Jalen Adaway scored 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting, Jake Wright added 20 points with a career-high six 3-pointers, and Miami (Ohio) set a school record for points in beating NAIA Midway 123-40 for its first 100-point game since 2002

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    Gremio's goalkeeper, Marcelo Grohe, of Brazil, secures the ball during the final Copa Libertadores championship soccer match against Argentina's Lanus in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

    Brazil's Gremio wins Copa Libertadores for the 3rd time

    Brazil's Gremio has won the prestigious Copa Libertadores for the third time in its history after a 2-0 victory at Argentina's Lanus

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    Chicago Bears' Mitchell Trubisky, right, is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles' Brandon Graham during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

    Trubisky looks to bounce back when Bears meet 49ers

    The Chicago Bears are piling up losses and quarterback Mitchell Trubisky understands all eyes are on him

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    Seahawks' Wagner having perhaps best season of his career

    When Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner was younger in his career and still lacking some recognition, it was teammate Richard Sherman that was regularly touting Wagner's talent

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    In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, Former NFL football player Anquan Boldin, left, Philadelphia Eagles Malcolm Jenkins, center, and San Francisco 49ers Eric Reid, right, speak to the media outside the league's headquarters after meetings in New York. San Francisco 49ers linebacker Eric Reid says he left The Players Coalition because founder Malcolm Jenkins excluded Colin Kaepernick from meetings, and asked players if they would stop protesting the anthem if the NFL made a charitable donation to causes they support. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Players Coalition members at odds

    49ers safety Eric Reid says he left The Players Coalition because founder Malcolm Jenkins excluded Colin Kaepernick from meetings and asked players if they would stop protesting the anthem if the NFL made a charitable donation to causes they support

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    In this Nov. 26, 2017, photo, New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown (15) talks to his line before the snap against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. McCown realizes that he's not a long-term answer at quarterback for the New York Jets. But at 38, he's not thinking too far ahead. His focus is squarely on the Kansas City Chiefs and not whether he'll remain under center the rest of the season or even continue to play beyond this year. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    At 38, McCown still Jets' starter, not thinking retirement

    Josh McCown realizes that he's not a long-term answer at quarterback for the New York Jets. But at 38, he's also not thinking too far ahead

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    Even after the worst performace of his seven starts, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky says he’s “happy to be here in Chicago.”

    Despite setbacks, Trubisky glad to be a Bear

    Rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky turned in the worst performance of his seven starts Sunday against the Eagles, finishing with a 38.3 passer rating. He threw 2 interceptions after getting picked off just once in the previous five games. But he’s still happy he’s with the Bears.

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    No. 25 Villanova women hold off Princeton 62-59

    Alex Louin scored 16 points, Adrianna Hahn added 15 points, and No. 25 Villanova held off Princeton 62-59 on Wednesday night

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    Porzingis leaves Knicks game with sprained right ankle

    Forward Kristaps Porzingis left the Knicks' game against Miami in the first quarter with what appeared to be a right ankle injury

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    Alex DeBrincat (12) celebrates with teammates Ryan Hartman (38), Tommy Wingels (57) and Lance Bouma (17) after scoring a goal during the third period of the Blackhawks’ 7-3 victory over Anaheim on Monday. DeBrincat’s recent hot streak has thrust him into the Calder Trophy discussion and likely making many GMs wonder why they didn’t draft him before Stan Bowman did with the 39th overall pick in 2016.

    Chicago Blackhawks’ DeBrincat gaining goals, attention

    Chicago Blackhawks forward Alex DeBrincat proving size doesn’t matter in the new-age NHL. Said coach Joel Quenneville: “How good he’s going to be, it’ll be fun to watch that play out because he has the makings of being a special player.”

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    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates his touchdown catch in front of field judge Dale Shaw (104) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

    Lights, Camera, Action! Steelers red-hot in prime-time

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are thriving under the lights

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    The Latest: Former Mariner Boone sorry for harassment remark

    Former Seattle Mariners second baseman Bret Boone has apologized for making light of sexual harassment in a message to a reporter

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    FILE - In this June 17, 2016, file photo, New York Yankees' Carlos Beltran watches his two-run home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Pat Dean in the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis. Beltran has interviewed to become manager of the New York Yankees, four weeks after the final game of his 20-year major league career. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

    Just-retired Beltran interviews to become Yankees manager

    Carlos Beltran has interviewed to become manager of the New York Yankees, four weeks after the final game of his 20-year major league career

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    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) throws against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

    Garoppolo focused on 1st start for Niners instead of future

    Jimmy Garoppolo says he's not focused on his future heading into his first start with the San Francisco 49ers

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    Arizona Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones, front, pulls in a first down catch as Jacksonville Jaguars strong safety Barry Church makes the tackle during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    TE Seals-Jones emerges as big option for Gabbert, Cardinals

    That obvious chemistry between Blaine Gabbert and emerging tight end Ricky Seals-Jones was honed as both toiled for the Arizona Cardinals scout team early this season.

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    Sore shoulder keeps Hornets G Walker out of game at Toronto

    Hornets All-Star guard Kemba Walker out for game at Toronto because of bruised left shoulder

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    Manchester City manager Josep Guardiola celebrates after Manchester City's Raheem Sterling scored his side second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad stadium, in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    City wins again after late goal, Rooney scores from own half

    Manchester City beat Southampton 2-1 thanks to an injury-time goal from Raheem Sterling to re-establish its eight-point lead in the Premier League

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    Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby speaks to reporters after the 2017 NHL hockey Stanley Cup champions' ring was donated to the Hockey Hall of Fame by the Penguins, in Toronto on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Sidney Crosby: Winning Stanley Cup gets harder every year

    Sidney Crosby: Winning Stanley Cup gets harder every season

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    Everton's Wayne Rooney, left. celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017. ( Byrne/PA via AP)

    Rooney scores from his own half as Everton thrashes West Ham

    Wayne Rooney claimed his first-ever hat trick for Everton with a stunning goal from his own half in a 4-0 defeat of West Ham in the Premier League

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    Huntley graduate Ali Andrews is having a breakout season as a sophomore on the University of Illinois’ women’s basketball team.

    Huntley grad Andrews enjoying sophomore success at Illinois

    Huntley graduate Ali Andrews is thriving in her sophomore season on the University of Illinois’ women’s basketball team.

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    Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Bawling, brawling Broncos turn to Siemian again

    The bawling, brawling Denver Broncos are turning to quarterback Trevor Siemian again as they try to snap a seven-game losing streak when they visit he Miami Dolphins this weekend

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    Grizzlies: Point Guard Mike Conley out another 2-3 weeks

    The Memphis Grizzlies say Mike Conley is progressing with therapy and treatment, but his sore left heel and Achilles tendon will keep the point guard out another two to three weeks

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    Atlanta Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon (14) shoots against Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17), of Lithuania, and guard Kyle Lowry (7) during the first half of a NBA basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

    Atlanta Hawks C Dedmon out 3-6 weeks with injured left leg

    Atlanta Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon is expected to miss three-to-six weeks with an injured left leg

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    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman (19) drops a pass near Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Josh Shaw (26) in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

    Drop zone: Browns WR Coleman still bothered by major miscue

    Browns wide receiver Coleman still bothered by dropped touchdown pass

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    FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2016, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Brady has overseen a 16-year reign of domination during which he’s 26-3 against the Bills and 14-1 at Orchard Park, New York. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)

    Patriots enjoying a 17-year run of dominance of Bills

    Terry and Kim Pegula might have purchased the Buffalo Bills in 2014, but the New England Patriots have owned them for much longer during what now stands as a 17-year run of dominance

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    New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara, top jumps over Los Angeles Rams cornerback Kayvon Webster during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

    Saints enjoying good Kamara since drafting ex-Vols backup

    Saints enjoying good Kamara since drafting ex-Vols backup

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    Miami's Cutler returns from concussion and will start Sunday

    Quarterback Jay Cutler is out of the concussion protocol and will start when the team tries to break a five-game losing streak against Denver.

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    In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews (18) celebrates after a one-yard rushing touchdown by tight end Delanie Walker during the second half an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Matthews will be wearing cleats in support of Kaepernick and his foundation when the Titans take on the Houston Texans on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

    Titans receiver Matthews supports Kaepernick with cleats

    Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews will be supporting Colin Kaepernick's foundation "Know Your Rights" as part of the NFL's "My Cleats, My Cause."

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    Jake Smolinski agrees to $775,000, 1-year contract with A's

    Outfielder Jake Smolinski agreed to a $775,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics

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    College Basketball Schedule

    All Times ESTThursday, Nov. 30EAST Hartford at LIU Brooklyn, 7 p.m. College of New Rochelle at St. Francis Brooklyn, 7 p.m. NJIT at West Virginia, 7 p.m. Harvard at Northeastern, 7 p.m. NC A&T at CCSU, 7 p.m. Molloy at Hofstra, 7 p.m. SOUTH Alice Lloyd at Morehead St., 6 p.m. N. Dakota St. at Mississippi St., 7 p.m. Central Penn College at Howard, 7 p.m. Campbell at Stetson, 7 p.m. South Florida at Elon, 7 p.m. W. Carolina at Coll. of Charleston, 7 p.m. Christendom at NC Central, 7 p.m. Carver at Savannah St., 7 p.m. Bethune-Cookman at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m. Alabama St. at Jacksonville St., 8 p.m. Memphis at UAB, 8 p.m. UNC-Wilmington at East Carolina, 8 p.m. Missouri at UCF, 9 p.m. Temple vs. South Carolina at New York, N.Y., 9 p.m. MIDWEST Indiana-Kokomo at Fort Wayne, 7 p.m. Notre Dame at Michigan St., 7 p.m. Texas Southern at Oakland, 7 p.m. South Dakota at UMKC, 8 p.m. SOUTHWEST Seton Hall vs. Texas Tech at New York, N.Y., 6:30 p.m. St. Thomas (TX) at Sam Houston St., 7:30 p.m. Rio Grande at Texas A&M, 8 p.m. North Texas at Oklahoma, 8 p.m. Ottawa at UTSA, 8 p.m. New Mexico St. at UTEP, 10 p.m. FAR WEST N. Arizona at Santa Clara, 10 p.m. Weber St. at Fresno St., 10 p.m. Pacific at UC Riverside, 10 p.m. Multnomah at Portland, 10 p.m. Kennesaw St. at Seattle, 10:30 p.m. San Diego St. at San Diego, 11 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1EAST Holy Cross vs. Manhattan at Belfast, 11:30 a.m. La Salle vs. Towson at Belfast, 2 p.m. UMBC vs. Army at Charleston, S.C., 5 p.m. Delaware at Navy, 7 p.m. Duquesne vs. Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh, Pa., 7 p.m. Fairfield at Wagner, 7 p.m. SOUTH Marist at The Citadel, 3 p.m. Edward Waters at Stetson, 7 p.m. Johnson & Wales (NC) at High Point, 7 p.m. Purdue at Maryland, 7 p.m. Grambling St. at Georgia Tech, 7:30 p.m. Louisiana-Lafayette at Nicholls, 8 p.m. North Carolina vs. Davidson at Charlotte, N.C., 8 p.m. Rust College at Alcorn St., 8 p.m. MIDWEST Jackson St. at Cent. Michigan, 7 p.m. Coppin St. at Ohio, 7 p.m. E. Illinois at Bradley, 8 p.m. Illinois at Northwestern, 9 p.m. SOUTHWEST Texas Lutheran University at Texas A&M-CC, 8 p.m. FAR WEST Bethesda at Idaho St., 9 p.m. Boise St. at Oregon, 9:30 p.m. Creighton at Gonzaga, 10:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2EAST Fairleigh Dickinson at Iona, 1 p.m. Bryant at New Hampshire, 1 p.m. Maine at Fordham, 2 p.m. St. Bonaventure at Buffalo, 2 p.m. Robert Morris at Siena, 2 p.m. CCSU at Brown, 2 p.m. Quinnipiac at Lafayette, 2 p.m. Colgate at Binghamton, 2 p.m. Loyola (Md.) at Mount St. Mary's, 4 p.m. Cornell at Northeastern, 4 p.m. American U. at Md.-Eastern Shore, 4 p.m. Rider at Drexel, 4 p.m. Monmouth (NJ) at UConn, 4 p.m. Dartmouth at Canisius, 4 p.m. Sacred Heart at St. John's, 4:30 p.m. Providence at Rhode Island, 5 p.m. Villanova at Saint Joseph's, 5:30 p.m. Vermont at Bucknell, 7 p.m. Columbia at Albany (NY), 7 p.m.

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    FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, left, breaks up a pass intended for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) during the second half of an NFL football game, in Minneapolis. Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes is often asked to shadow the opponent's best wide receiver, and this week his assignment could be the toughest yet: Julio Jones, coming off a 253-yard game for the surging Falcons. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

    To cover Julio Jones, the Vikings will turn to Xavier Rhodes

    To cover Falcons star Julio Jones, the Vikings will turn to Xavier Rhodes for another shadow assignment

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    In this Nov. 23, 2017, photo, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) prepares to throws a pass during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Rivers will have the NFL's longest active streak of consecutive starts by a quarterback after Eli Manning gets benched by the New York Giants this weekend. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

    Philip Rivers: Decision to bench Eli Manning is "pathetic"

    Philip Rivers says the New York Giants' decision to bench Eli Manning is pathetic

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    Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, left, and Huddersfield Town's Jonathan Hogg battle for the ball during the English Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London, Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017. (Nigel French/PA via AP)

    Ozil inspires Arsenal to 5-0 thrashing of Huddersfield

    Mesut Ozil inspired Arsenal to a third consecutive Premier League win as it thrashed Huddersfield 5-0 on Wednesday

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    Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu will be 31 next season, and many of his teammates will be in their early 20s. If they can get a couple of good prospects in return, the Sox may trade Abreu.

    Is time right for Chicago White Sox to trade Jose Abreu?

    Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu’s name often came up in trade rumors at the end of last season. The speculation has continued into the off-season, with the Boston Red Sox reported to have interest in Abreu.

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    In this Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 file photo, Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey (22) stays in front of New Orleans Saints' Ken Crawley (20) during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. The Saints won 34-13. The Panthers are heading into the biggest game of their season with some major injury concerns. Carolina is tied with New Orleans for first place in the NFC South at 8-3 entering a pivotal showdown at the Superdome on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 . But just how many Panthers will be available to play remains a mystery. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

    Panthers have injury concerns entering huge game vs Saints

    The Panthers are heading into the biggest game of their season with some major injury concerns

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    No. 7 Miami loses WR Ahmmon Richards for rest of season

    No. 7 Miami has lost wide receiver Ahmmon Richards for the rest of the season with a meniscus injury

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    In this Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook (12) is hit by Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tramon Williams (25) and inside linebacker Haason Reddick (43) during the second half of an NFL football game in Glendale, Ariz. Rookie receiver Dede Westbrook will wear purple cleats to raise awareness for domestic violence when the Jacksonville Jaguars (7-4) host the Indianapolis Colts (3-8) on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    Jags rookie taps into checkered past with 'My Cause' cleats

    Rookie receiver Dede Westbrook will wear purple cleats to raise awareness for domestic violence when the Jacksonville Jaguars (7-4) host the Indianapolis Colts (3-8) on Sunday

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    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning speaks with reporters at the NFL football team's training facility, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants announced on Tuesday that Geno Smith will start in place of Manning when they face the Raiders in Oakland on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tom Canavan)

    Giants co-owner John Mara talks about benching Eli Manning

    Co-owner John Mara says there was probably a better way for the New York Giants to handle the benching of two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning after 13 seasons, but he was at a loss to know what it was

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    FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor runs past Michigan's Josh Metellus during the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Madison, Wis. Taylor’s most important carry of the year may have come before No. 3 Wisconsin took a regular-season snap. Second week of training camp. Taylor busted through tackles on what would become the nation’s best defense. It was a sign of things to come for the freshman running back. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

    Badgers star Jonathan Taylor on verge of freshman rush mark

    Third-ranked Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor could break the major college rushing record for a freshman in the Badgers' meeting with No. 8 Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game

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    FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) walks off the field after a 2010 loss to the Washington Redskins, in an NFL football game in Landover, Md. The Giants are changing quarterbacks for first time in more than 13 years. Yes, Eli Manning is not going to start. The Giants announced on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, that Geno Smith will start in place of Manning when the Giants (2-9) face the Raiders in Oakland on Sunday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    Column: Sentimentality doesn't go far in the NFL

    Column: Manning benching shows that sentimentality doesn't go far in the NFL

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    In this Nov. 23, 2017, photo, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) prepares to throws a pass during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Rivers will have the NFL's longest active streak of consecutive starts by a quarterback after Eli Manning gets benched by the New York Giants this weekend. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

    FANTASY PLAYS: Make the playoffs with these starts and sits

    FANTASY PLAYS: Make the playoffs with these starts and sits

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    Patriots' Brady misses practice with Achilles tendon injury

    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sat out practice with what the team says is an Achilles tendon injury

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    FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2007, file photo, Oklahoma fans hug Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford (14) after beating No. 1 Missouri 38-17 in the Big 12 Conference championship football game, in San Antonio. If the Big 12 is going to make the playoff this year, No. 2 Oklahoma has to beat No. 10 TCU for the second time in four weeks. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

    Big 12 now guaranteed title game rematch; last 1 was costly

    The last Big 12 championship rematch 10 years ago cost the league a national title shot

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    Blue Jays plan to honor Halladay before 2018 home opener

    The Blue Jays plan to honor the life and career of former star Roy Halladay in a ceremony before their season opener against the New York Yankees on March 29

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    Bears bring back linebacker Lamarr Houston

    The Chicago Bears are bringing back linebacker Lamarr Houston after claiming him off waivers from the Houston Texans

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    Model displays creation of designer Anastasia Zadorina during the presentation of the national olympic team's uniform collection, in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Russia has launched its uniform for February's Winter Olympics - even as it faces a possible ban for doping offences. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

    Russia launches Olympic uniforms despite possible ban

    Russia has launched its uniform for February's Winter Olympics even as it faces a possible ban for doping offenses

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    The Illinois tollway approved a $157 million contract to an engineering company that employs the chairman’s daughter and a tollway executive’s son and has donated to charities run by two tollway directors.

    Professional services need competitive bidding
    Given all the connections between Illinois tollway leaders and a major contractor, a Daily Herald editorial calls on lawmakers to require competitive bidding for professional services to avoid any hint of favoritism.

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    Truth is outed as journalism blocks would-be ‘fake news’ sting

    Columnist Kathleen Parker: The phrase “the truth will out” has always been at home in American newsrooms where journalists dedicate their days to making it so.

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    Remember Thanksgiving
    A Barrington letter to the editor: Where did Thanksgiving go?

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    Disappointed in seeming double standard
    A Keeneyville letter to the editor: I am very disappointed in the Daily Herald. Your hypocrisy has left me speechless (fortunately I can still type).

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    Persistent deficit
    A Barrington letter to the editor: Steve Pulchinski’s letter was incorrect where he stated that President Obama “reduced the national deficit by almost 10 percent.”

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    Important conversation on sex harassment
    A Streamwood letter to the editor: I applaud Jan Smith’s recent letter. It is about time that the huge problem of sexual disrespect and abuse is finally brought to the forefront and addressed.

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    Adoption tax credit is one to keep
    A Bolingbrook letter to the editor: Tax reform is long overdue for our nation. The system is riddled with deductions and credits that distort economic activity and promote special interests at the expense of the general population.

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    Today’s Opinion Page editorial cartoon
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