Daily Archive : Saturday January 6, 2018

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    Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford, right, breaks up a pass intended for Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp during the second half of an NFL football wild-card playoff game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Rams schooled by Falcons in return to playoffs

    The Los Angeles Rams' first playoff appearance in 13 seasons came to a quick end when the young team led by the NFL's youngest coach was schooled by Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons

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    Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) scores against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football wild-card playoff game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Falcons show playoff poise in 26-13 win over upstart LA Rams

    Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons showed the upstart Los Angeles Rams what playoff poise is all about in a 26-13 playoff victory

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    Nathan Chen reacts after his performance during the men's free skate event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Nathan Chen dazzles with 5 quad jumps to win US nationals

    Nathan Chen dazzled once again with his remarkable athleticism to pull off five breathtaking quadruple jumps, skating the final routine to a commanding U.S. national championship

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    Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) dunks against the New Orleans Pelicans in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

    Towns and Butler score 21 as T-Wolves roll over Pelicans

    Karl-Anthony Towns and Jimmy Butler each scored 21 points, Andrew Wiggins added 20 and the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past New Orleans 116-98

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    Arizona Coyotes left wing Anthony Duclair (10) drives against New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) in the second period during an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    Lundqvist, Zibanejad lead Rangers past Coyotes in shootout

    Henrik Lundqvist stopped 37 shots through overtime and all three he faced in the shootout, Mika Zibanejad scored in the tiebreaker, and the New York Rangers beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-1

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    Milwaukee Bucks forward John Henson, back, celebrates with guard Eric Bledsoe after his 3-point shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Washington. The Bucks won 110-103. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Giannis, Bledsoe help Bucks rally past Wizards, 110-103

    Giannis Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 12 rebounds, Eric Bledsoe added 21 points and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away late to beat the Washington Wizards 110-103

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    Chicago Blackhawks left wing Vinnie Hinostroza, seen here scoring against New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist last Wednesday, has added a much needed spark to the top line.

    Hinostroza may be Chicago Blackhawks missing piece

    Vinnie Hinostroza has given a big spark to the Chicago Blackhawks' top line. The question is, will coach Joel Quenneville allow him to stick with Jonathan Toews and Brandon Saad even if the trio has a bad game or two?

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    Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 6 results
    High school girls gymnastics results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 6.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 6 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Saturday, Jan. 6.

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    Boys wrestling scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 6 results
    High school wrestling results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 6.

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    Boys swimming scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 6 results
    High school boys swimming results from meets of Saturday, Jan. 6.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Jan. 6 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Saturday, Jan. 6.

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    Honor Nguyen, right, of Geneva, in his 126-pound match with Eric Muhammad of Shepard at the Newbill Invitational wrestling at Geneva High School on Saturday.

    Glenbard East claims Newbill Invitational title

    Glenbard East’s wrestling team won the championship at Saturday’s Jim Newbill Invitational in Geneva.

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    Familiar setting, but Fremd falls short vs. Ignatius

    St. Ignatius’ girls basketball team edged Fremd 59-55 at the Chicagoland Invitational Showcase on Saturday at Benet High School in Lisle. Sophomore Caroline Cochran led Fremd with 15 points, including three of the Vikings’ nine 3-pointers.

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    Naperville North completes weekend DVC sweep

    Naperville North’s boys basketball team kept the pedal to the metal in a Saturday victory over Neuqua Valley.

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    Grant captures a big victory at Notre Dame

    Grant’s boys basketball team earned a 63-57 win at Notre Dame, and coach Wayne Bosworth preserved the ensuing celebration for all to see.

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    Ottawa Senators left wing Ryan Dzingel (18) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Dzingel scores 2, Senators beat league-best Lightning 6-3

    Ryan Dzingel scored twice and Mark Stone had a goal and two assists to help the Ottawa Senators beat the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3

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    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, left, catches a touchdown pass ahead of Los Angeles Rams strong safety John Johnson during the second half of an NFL football wild-card playoff game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

    The Latest: Falcons topple Rams 26-13, face Eagles next

    Matt Ryan passed for 218 yards and hit Julio Jones for an 8-yard touchdown with 5:48 to play, and the defending NFC champion Falcons advanced from the wild-card round with a methodical 26-13 victory over the Rams.

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    Carmel looks sharp in return to action at Lake Forest

    Back from the holiday break, Carmel Catholic’s girls gymnastics team showed it’s ready for the next part of the season. The Corsairs posted one of their best scores this season, 144.875, and took runner-up honors in the Robin Straus Invitational hosted by Lake Forest on Saturday night. Defending state champion Prairie Ridge chalked a winning 147.95, while Wheaton Warrenville South (141.15) was third.

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    Toronto Maple Leafs defenSeman Travis Dermott (3) takes to the ice during first-period NHL hockey game action against the Vancouver Canucks in Toronto, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Matthews, Bozak rally Leafs over Canucks in shootout

    Auston Matthews and Tyler Bozak scored in the third period and again in the shootout, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2

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    Geneva hands Maine West 1st loss

    No. 3-ranked Geneva, which led by 17 points in the second half, held on for a 55-53 victory over No. 5 Maine West at Saturday’s Chicagoland Invitational Showcase at Benet High School

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    Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) shoots in front of Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. The Pacers won 125-86. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

    Road-weary Bulls get overwhelmed by Pacers, Oladipo

    After a nice road win at Dallas on Friday, the Bulls got in late and had to face Indiana on a night when top scorer Victor Oladipo returned from four games off with a sore knee. The Pacers pulled away in the second qaurter and rolled to a 125-86 victory.

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    Grayslake Central rolls as Ikenn gets to 150

    Rosie Drevline scored 13 points to lead a balanced attack, and Grayslake Central girls basketball coach Steve Ikenn notched career win No. 150, as the Rams defeated host North Chicago 67-33 in Northern Lake County Conference action Saturday.

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    Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) adjusts his helmet as personnel clear hats from the ice after Bergeron scored his third goal of the night, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

    Bergeron scores 4 goals for Bruins in 7-1 win over Carolina

    Patrice Bergeron had four goals and an assist, surpassing 700 points for his career while leading the Boston Bruins to a 7-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes

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    Goerges beats Wozniacki to win ASB Classic

    Julia Goerges beats Caroline Wozniacki to win ASB Classic title

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    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots over Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

    LeBron James assist short of triple-double in Cavs' win

    LeBron James had 33 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists to just miss a triple-double in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 131-127 victory over the Orlando Magic

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    Batavia, West Aurora earn victories

    Batavia and West Aurora earned nonconference boys basketball wins Saturday.

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    Tennessee Titans wide receiver Eric Decker (87) makes a 22-yard touchdown catch in front of Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Eric Murray during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. The Titans won 22-21. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

    Titans rally from 21-3 hole, beat Chiefs 22-21 in playoffs

    Marcus Mariota led Tennessee to three second-half touchdowns, incredibly throwing one of his TD passes to himself, and the Titans rallied from a 21-3 halftime hole to beat Kansas City 22-21 for their first playoff win in 14 years

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    Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) shoots in front of Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. The Pacers won 125-86. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

    Oladipo scores 23 points in return, Pacers beat Bulls

    Victor Oladipo had 23 points and nine assists in three quarters in his return from a right knee injury to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Chicago Bulls 125-86

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 6EAST Boston College 77, Wake Forest 71 Bryant 79, Sacred Heart 74 Columbia 87, Sarah Lawrence College 42 Creighton 90, Georgetown 66 DePaul 91, St. John's 74 Duquesne 64, Fordham 41 Harvard 61, Dartmouth 51 Maine 76, Binghamton 73 Md.-Eastern Shore 92, Hampton 83 Mount St. Mary's 78, CCSU 51 NJIT 98, SC-Upstate 87 New Hampshire 64, Albany (NY) 61 Notre Dame 51, Syracuse 49 Penn 76, Princeton 70 Providence 81, Xavier 72 Rhode Island 81, George Washington 60 Robert Morris 88, LIU Brooklyn 79 SC State 63, Delaware St. 60 Saint Joseph's 85, St. Bonaventure 78 St. Francis (Pa.) 91, St. Francis Brooklyn 87 Stony Brook 63, Hartford 61 UConn 70, East Carolina 65 VCU 80, La Salle 74 Vermont 71, UMBC 56 Villanova 100, Marquette 90 Wagner 73, Fairleigh Dickinson 65 West Virginia 89, Oklahoma 76 SOUTH Alabama St. 63, MVSU 46 Appalachian St. 79, Louisiana-Monroe 73 Ark.-Pine Bluff 69, Alabama A&M 62 Auburn 88, Arkansas 77 Austin Peay 76, SE Missouri 71 Bethune-Cookman 92, Howard 87, OT Campbell 88, Winthrop 77 Clemson 74, Louisville 69, OT E. Illinois 54, E. Kentucky 53 ETSU 85, Chattanooga 66 Florida Gulf Coast 90, Stetson 52 Furman 74, Mercer 71 Georgia 65, Alabama 46 Georgia Southern 72, UALR 69 Georgia St. 79, Arkansas St. 75 Georgia Tech 74, Yale 60 High Point 80, Charleston Southern 59 Jackson St. 60, Alcorn St. 55 Jacksonville 90, North Florida 86 Jacksonville St. 64, Belmont 60 Liberty 60, Presbyterian 48 Lipscomb 86, Kennesaw St. 71 Longwood 79, Gardner-Webb 73 Louisiana Tech 97, UTEP 88 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Coastal Carolina 64 Memphis 76, Tulsa 67 Middle Tennessee 61, FAU 57 Mississippi 64, Mississippi St. 58 Morgan St. 87, Florida A&M 68 Murray St. 82, UT Martin 68 NC State 96, Duke 85 New Orleans 82, McNeese St. 75, OT Radford 90, UNC-Asheville 70 SIU-Edwardsville 70, Morehead St. 65 Samford 85, W. Carolina 71 Savannah St. 80, Coppin St. 71 South Carolina 71, Vanderbilt 60 Southern Miss. 93, UTSA 83 Southern U. 80, Grambling St. 69 Stephen F. Austin 64, Northwestern St. 56 Tennessee Tech 87, Tennessee St. 81, OT UAB 75, FIU 64 UNC-Greensboro 63, VMI 61 Virginia 61, North Carolina 49 Virginia Tech 81, Pittsburgh 67 W. Kentucky 112, Marshall 87 Wofford 109, The Citadel 92 MIDWEST Bowling Green 75, E. Michigan 71, OT Buffalo 83, Ball St. 63 Drake 75, Indiana St. 72 Evansville 68, Bradley 44 Florida 77, Missouri 75 Indiana 75, Minnesota 71 Kent St. 85, Cent. Michigan 69 Michigan 79, Illinois 69 Milwaukee 67, Cleveland St. 63 N. Dakota St. 84, South Dakota 79 New Mexico St. 97, Chicago St. 60 Ohio 78, N. Illinois 68 Purdue 74, Nebraska 62 Rio Grande 73, UMKC 61 S. Dakota St. 101, Nebraska-Omaha 88 Saint Louis 69, Richmond 62 Seton Hall 90, Butler 87 UMass 62, Dayton 60 Valparaiso 83, S. Illinois 72 W. Michigan 67, Miami (Ohio) 62 Youngstown St. 85, Green Bay 74 SOUTHWEST Baylor 69, Texas 60 Cent. Arkansas 100, Lamar 91, 2OT LSU 69, Texas A&M 68

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    Detroit Pistons forward Tobias Harris (34) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Ryan Anderson (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Drummond-less Pistons hold off Harden-less Rockets 108-101

    Tobias Harris scored 27 points, and the Detroit Pistons held on for another win against one of the NBA's top teams, 108-101 over the Houston Rockets

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    Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) stops a shot from Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Detroit's Jimmy Howard has lower-body injury

    Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard will miss Detroit's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night with a lower-body injury

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    Willowbrook finds winning mettle in return to action

    Boys basketball: Willowbrook overcame some early rust to claim Saturday’s 60-48 nonconference victory at Hinsdale Central.

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    Huntley, St. Edward post wins

    Huntley and St. Edward won their respective girls basketball games Saturday.

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    Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey looks at the scoreboard during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Titans, Mularkey not feeling much support in playoff push

    The Titans are pressing on in the playoffs, and coach Mike Mularkey will be sticking around on the job for at least another week

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    Connecticut forward Napheesa Collier (24) shoots after getting around South Florida center Alyssa Rader and guard Vanessa Blagmon (5) during the third quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. UConn won 100-49. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Collier has 4th double-double, No. 1 UConn routs USF 100-49

    Napheesa Collier had 25 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Connecticut remained unbeaten with a 100-49 rout of South Florida

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    Pitts, Patty steal the Showcase for Montini in OT

    Illysse Pitts hit a go-ahead 3 and Aaliyah Patty finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds to help Montini’s girls basketball team past previously unbeaten Rufus King (Milwaukee) 64-63 in overtime in a Chicago Invitational Showcase matchup Saturday at Benet.

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    BC-BKC--W. Illinois-Oral Roberts Box

    BC-BKC--W. Illinois-Oral Roberts Box ORAL ROBERTS 81, W. ILLINOIS 66W. ILLINOIS (8-6) Gilbeck 5-11 1-2 11, Webster 6-14 2-2 18, Duff 1-3 0-0 2, Usiosefe 0-1 0-0 0, Ancrum 9-16 4-4 25, Morgan 0-1 0-0 0, Gavin 4-8 0-0 8, Hughes 0-0 0-0 0, Bruster 1-4 0-0 2, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-58 7-8 66. ORAL ROBERTS (7-11) Miller 4-7 0-0 8, White 4-11 3-3 11, Nzekwesi 8-18 4-4 21, Fuqua 5-8 6-6 18, Kearns 3-7 0-0 9, Ahmedic 1-1 2-2 4, Owens 5-12 0-1 10, Harris 0-2 0-0 0, Sutton 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-66 15-16 81. Halftime_Oral Roberts 45-35. 3-Point Goals_W. Illinois 7-21 (Webster 4-11, Ancrum 3-5, Usiosefe 0-1, Bruster 0-2, Duff 0-2), Oral Roberts 6-15 (Kearns 3-7, Fuqua 2-3, Nzekwesi 1-3, Harris 0-1, White 0-1). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_W. Illinois 22 (Gilbeck 9), Oral Roberts 38 (White 12). Assists_W. Illinois 12 (Webster 4), Oral Roberts 9 (Kearns 3). Total Fouls_W. Illinois 14, Oral Roberts 12. A_2,146 (11,300).

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    BC-BKC--W. Illinois-Oral Roberts Long Box

    BC-BKC--W. Illinois-Oral Roberts Long Box ORAL ROBERTS 81, W. ILLINOIS 66FGFTRebW. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGilbeck365-111-24-90211Duff171-30-00-1312Usiosefe90-10-00-1010Webster386-142-20-54218Ancrum399-164-40-12225Gavin264-80-02-4028Bruster211-40-00-1312Morgan60-10-00-0010Johnson50-00-00-0010Hughes30-00-00-0010Totals20026-587-86-22121466 Percentages: FG .448, FT .875. 3-Point Goals: 7-21, .333 (Webster 4-11, Ancrum 3-5, Usiosefe 0-1, Bruster 0-2, Duff 0-2). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 12 (10 PTS). Blocked Shots: 5 (Gilbeck 5). Turnovers: 12 (Bruster 5, Webster 3, Ancrum 2, Johnson, Morgan). Steals: 7 (Ancrum 2, Bruster 2, Webster 2, Gilbeck). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebORAL ROBERTSMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSMiller114-70-01-2048Nzekwesi368-184-45-101121White304-113-35-121211Fuqua365-86-60-22118Kearns373-70-00-2339Owens275-120-14-51110Harris180-20-01-4100Sutton40-00-00-0000Ahmedic11-12-21-1004Totals20030-6615-1617-3891281 Percentages: FG .455, FT .938. 3-Point Goals: 6-15, .400 (Kearns 3-7, Fuqua 2-3, Nzekwesi 1-3, Harris 0-1, White 0-1). Team Rebounds: 6. Team Turnovers: 11 (25 PTS). Blocked Shots: 5 (Owens 4, Kearns). Turnovers: 11 (Nzekwesi 3, Fuqua 2, Kearns 2, Harris, Miller, Sutton, White). Steals: 10 (Fuqua 3, Nzekwesi 3, White 3, Miller). Technical Fouls: None. W. Illinois3531-66Oral Roberts4536-81 A_2,146 (11,300).

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 6EAST Boston College 77, Wake Forest 71 Bryant 79, Sacred Heart 74 Columbia 87, Sarah Lawrence College 42 Creighton 90, Georgetown 66 DePaul 91, St. John's 74 Duquesne 64, Fordham 41 Harvard 61, Dartmouth 51 Maine 76, Binghamton 73 Md.-Eastern Shore 92, Hampton 83 Mount St. Mary's 78, CCSU 51 NJIT 98, SC-Upstate 87 New Hampshire 64, Albany (NY) 61 Notre Dame 51, Syracuse 49 Penn 76, Princeton 70 Providence 81, Xavier 72 Rhode Island 81, George Washington 60 Robert Morris 88, LIU Brooklyn 79 SC State 63, Delaware St. 60 St. Francis (Pa.) 91, St. Francis Brooklyn 87 Stony Brook 63, Hartford 61 UConn 70, East Carolina 65 VCU 80, La Salle 74 Vermont 71, UMBC 56 Wagner 73, Fairleigh Dickinson 65 West Virginia 89, Oklahoma 76 SOUTH Alabama St. 63, MVSU 46 Appalachian St. 79, Louisiana-Monroe 73 Ark.-Pine Bluff 69, Alabama A&M 62 Auburn 88, Arkansas 77 Bethune-Cookman 92, Howard 87, OT Campbell 88, Winthrop 77 Clemson 74, Louisville 69, OT E. Illinois 54, E. Kentucky 53 ETSU 85, Chattanooga 66 Florida Gulf Coast 90, Stetson 52 Furman 74, Mercer 71 Georgia 65, Alabama 46 Georgia Southern 72, UALR 69 Georgia St. 79, Arkansas St. 75 Georgia Tech 74, Yale 60 High Point 80, Charleston Southern 59 Jackson St. 60, Alcorn St. 55 Jacksonville 90, North Florida 86 Jacksonville St. 64, Belmont 60 Liberty 60, Presbyterian 48 Lipscomb 86, Kennesaw St. 71 Longwood 79, Gardner-Webb 73 Louisiana Tech 97, UTEP 88 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Coastal Carolina 64 Memphis 76, Tulsa 67 Middle Tennessee 61, FAU 57 Mississippi 64, Mississippi St. 58 Morgan St. 87, Florida A&M 68 New Orleans 82, McNeese St. 75, OT Radford 90, UNC-Asheville 70 SIU-Edwardsville 70, Morehead St. 65 Samford 85, W. Carolina 71 Savannah St. 80, Coppin St. 71 South Carolina 71, Vanderbilt 60 Southern Miss. 93, UTSA 83 Southern U. 80, Grambling St. 69 Stephen F. Austin 64, Northwestern St. 56 Tennessee Tech 87, Tennessee St. 81, OT UAB 75, FIU 64 UNC-Greensboro 63, VMI 61 Virginia 61, North Carolina 49 Virginia Tech 81, Pittsburgh 67 W. Kentucky 112, Marshall 87 Wofford 109, The Citadel 92 MIDWEST Bowling Green 75, E. Michigan 71, OT Buffalo 83, Ball St. 63 Drake 75, Indiana St. 72 Evansville 68, Bradley 44 Florida 77, Missouri 75 Indiana 75, Minnesota 71 Kent St. 85, Cent. Michigan 69 Michigan 79, Illinois 69 Milwaukee 67, Cleveland St. 63 N. Dakota St. 84, South Dakota 79 New Mexico St. 97, Chicago St. 60 Ohio 78, N. Illinois 68 Purdue 74, Nebraska 62 S. Dakota St. 101, Nebraska-Omaha 88 Seton Hall 90, Butler 87 UMass 62, Dayton 60 Valparaiso 83, S. Illinois 72 W. Michigan 67, Miami (Ohio) 62 Youngstown St. 85, Green Bay 74 SOUTHWEST Baylor 69, Texas 60 Cent. Arkansas 100, Lamar 91, 2OT LSU 69, Texas A&M 68 Oklahoma St. 96, Iowa St. 87, OT Old Dominion 63, North Texas 60 Oral Roberts 81, W. Illinois 66 Rice 73, Charlotte 64 SE Louisiana 72, Abilene Christian 70 Sam Houston St. 85, Incarnate Word 74 Texas State 57, Troy 56

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    FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2001, file photo, then-Oakland Raiders' coach Jon Gruden is shown during a press conference at Raiders headquarters in Alameda, Calif. The Raiders are set to bring Jon Gruden back for a second stint as coach. A person with knowledge of the team's plans said the Raiders are planning a news conference Tuesday to announce that Gruden is leaving the broadcast booth to come back to coaching. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has made no formal announcement. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

    Raiders officially announce hiring of Gruden as coach

    The Oakland Raiders have officially hired Jon Gruden as their coach

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    Mia Manganello reacts after competing in the women's 1,500 meters during the U.S. Olympic long track speedskating trials, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Off bike and back on oval, Mia Manganello makes Olympic team

    Mia Mangenello made her first Olympic team with a third-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the U.S. speedskating trial, capping a comeback following a five-year break from the sport

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    Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier, center, moves the ball around Brooklyn Nets guard Allen Crabbe (33) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Tatum helps Celtics edge Nets for sixth straight victory

    Jayson Tatum had a driving dunk and a 3-pointer on consecutive possessions late in the game, pulling the Boston Celtics out of a late hole and leading them to an 87-85 victory over the Brooklyn Nets

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    Indiana's Robert Johnson (4) lays up as Minnesota's Bakary Konate, left, and Jordan Murphy defend in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Minneapolis. Illinois won 75-71. Johnson led Illinois with 28 points. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Johnson's career day lifts Indiana past Minnesota 75-71

    Robert Johnson scored a career-high 28 points, while Justin Smith and Juwan Morgan each added 20 as Indiana defeated Minnesota 75-71

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    Burlington Central rolls to 9th straight win

    Burlington Central’s boys basketball team rolled to a 73-44 Kishwaukee River Conference win over Woodstock Saturday.

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    No doubt about Stevenson’s triumph at Leyden

    Stevenson’s wrestling team was dominant in claiming the team championship in Leyden’s 14-team invitational inside Farina Fieldhouse on Saturday.

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    Collier has 25 points, No. 1 UConn women beat USF 100-49

    Women's Top 25 Capsules

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 6EAST Boston College 77, Wake Forest 71 Bryant 79, Sacred Heart 74 Columbia 87, Sarah Lawrence College 42 Creighton 90, Georgetown 66 DePaul 91, St. John's 74 Duquesne 64, Fordham 41 Harvard 61, Dartmouth 51 Maine 76, Binghamton 73 Md.-Eastern Shore 92, Hampton 83 Mount St. Mary's 78, CCSU 51 NJIT 98, SC-Upstate 87 New Hampshire 64, Albany (NY) 61 Notre Dame 51, Syracuse 49 Penn 76, Princeton 70 Providence 81, Xavier 72 Rhode Island 81, George Washington 60 Robert Morris 88, LIU Brooklyn 79 St. Francis (Pa.) 91, St. Francis Brooklyn 87 Stony Brook 63, Hartford 61 UConn 70, East Carolina 65 VCU 80, La Salle 74 Vermont 71, UMBC 56 Wagner 73, Fairleigh Dickinson 65 SOUTH Appalachian St. 79, Louisiana-Monroe 73 Auburn 88, Arkansas 77 Campbell 88, Winthrop 77 Clemson 74, Louisville 69, OT E. Illinois 54, E. Kentucky 53 ETSU 85, Chattanooga 66 Florida Gulf Coast 90, Stetson 52 Furman 74, Mercer 71 Georgia 65, Alabama 46 Georgia Southern 72, UALR 69 Georgia St. 79, Arkansas St. 75 Jacksonville 90, North Florida 86 Jacksonville St. 64, Belmont 60 Liberty 60, Presbyterian 48 Lipscomb 86, Kennesaw St. 71 Longwood 79, Gardner-Webb 73 Memphis 76, Tulsa 67 Middle Tennessee 61, FAU 57 Mississippi 64, Mississippi St. 58 Morgan St. 87, Florida A&M 68 New Orleans 82, McNeese St. 75, OT Radford 90, UNC-Asheville 70 SIU-Edwardsville 70, Morehead St. 65 Savannah St. 80, Coppin St. 71 South Carolina 71, Vanderbilt 60 Southern Miss. 93, UTSA 83 Southern U. 80, Grambling St. 69 Stephen F. Austin 64, Northwestern St. 56 Tennessee Tech 87, Tennessee St. 81, OT UAB 75, FIU 64 UNC-Greensboro 63, VMI 61 Virginia 61, North Carolina 49 Virginia Tech 81, Pittsburgh 67 W. Kentucky 112, Marshall 87 MIDWEST Bowling Green 75, E. Michigan 71, OT Buffalo 83, Ball St. 63 Drake 75, Indiana St. 72 Evansville 68, Bradley 44 Florida 77, Missouri 75 Indiana 75, Minnesota 71 Michigan 79, Illinois 69 Milwaukee 67, Cleveland St. 63 N. Dakota St. 84, South Dakota 79 New Mexico St. 97, Chicago St. 60 Ohio 78, N. Illinois 68 Purdue 74, Nebraska 62 Seton Hall 90, Butler 87 UMass 62, Dayton 60 Valparaiso 83, S. Illinois 72 W. Michigan 67, Miami (Ohio) 62 SOUTHWEST Baylor 69, Texas 60 Cent. Arkansas 100, Lamar 91, 2OT LSU 69, Texas A&M 68 Oklahoma St. 96, Iowa St. 87, OT Old Dominion 63, North Texas 60 Rice 73, Charlotte 64 SE Louisiana 72, Abilene Christian 70 Sam Houston St. 85, Incarnate Word 74 Texas State 57, Troy 56 Texas Tech 74, Kansas St. 58 Texas-Arlington 91, South Alabama 67 FAR WEST Colorado 80, Arizona 77 E. Washington 82, Sacramento St. 67 Fort Wayne 82, Denver 63 Fresno St. 82, Colorado St. 79, OT Montana St. 79, North Dakota 68 Nevada 86, Air Force 75 San Francisco 80, Pepperdine 67 UCLA 107, California 84 Washington 70, Washington St. 65 ___

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    Nadal to play Kooyong exhibition ahead of Australian Open

    Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will make his return from injury at the Kooyong Classic exhibition tournament to prepare for the Australian Open, which begins on Jan. 15

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    North Dakota State safety Tre Dempsey (3), head coach Chris Klieman and running back Bruce Anderson (8) celebrate after defeating James Madison 17-13 in the FCS championship NCAA college football game at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2017. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

    N Dakota St takes back FCS title, tops James Madison 17-13

    Easton Stick threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Darrius Shepherd and North Dakota State took back the Football Championship Subdivision title, beating James Madison 17-13

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    Buffalo Grove takes control at Grayslake North

    Buffalo Grove’s boys basketball team picked up a 73-62 victory Saturday in nonconference play at Grayslake North.

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    Defense carries Jacobs past Crystal Lake South

    Jacobs’ boys basketball team defeated Crystal Lake South 52-37 in a Fox Valley Conference game Saturday.

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    This year, it’s adding up in Round Lake’s favor

    Round Lake’s wrestling team, fielding a full 14-man varsity lineup, went 3-0 in the triple dual it hosted Saturday.

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    Prairie Ridge outlasts Dundee-Crown

    Dundee-Crown fell to Prairie Ridge 39-37 Saturday in a Fox Valley Conference boys basketball game.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 6EAST Boston College 77, Wake Forest 71 Bryant 79, Sacred Heart 74 Columbia 87, Sarah Lawrence College 42 Creighton 90, Georgetown 66 DePaul 91, St. John's 74 Duquesne 64, Fordham 41 Harvard 61, Dartmouth 51 Maine 76, Binghamton 73 Md.-Eastern Shore 92, Hampton 83 Mount St. Mary's 78, CCSU 51 NJIT 98, SC-Upstate 87 New Hampshire 64, Albany (NY) 61 Notre Dame 51, Syracuse 49 Penn 76, Princeton 70 Providence 81, Xavier 72 Rhode Island 81, George Washington 60 Robert Morris 88, LIU Brooklyn 79 St. Francis (Pa.) 91, St. Francis Brooklyn 87 UConn 70, East Carolina 65 VCU 80, La Salle 74 Wagner 73, Fairleigh Dickinson 65 SOUTH Appalachian St. 79, Louisiana-Monroe 73 Campbell 88, Winthrop 77 Clemson 74, Louisville 69, OT E. Illinois 54, E. Kentucky 53 ETSU 85, Chattanooga 66 Furman 74, Mercer 71 Georgia 65, Alabama 46 Georgia Southern 72, UALR 69 Georgia St. 79, Arkansas St. 75 Liberty 60, Presbyterian 48 Lipscomb 86, Kennesaw St. 71 Longwood 79, Gardner-Webb 73 Memphis 76, Tulsa 67 Middle Tennessee 61, FAU 57 Mississippi 64, Mississippi St. 58 Morgan St. 87, Florida A&M 68 New Orleans 82, McNeese St. 75, OT Radford 90, UNC-Asheville 70 SIU-Edwardsville 70, Morehead St. 65 Savannah St. 80, Coppin St. 71 Southern Miss. 93, UTSA 83 Stephen F. Austin 64, Northwestern St. 56 Tennessee Tech 87, Tennessee St. 81, OT UNC-Greensboro 63, VMI 61 Virginia 61, North Carolina 49 Virginia Tech 81, Pittsburgh 67 MIDWEST Bowling Green 75, E. Michigan 71, OT Buffalo 83, Ball St. 63 Drake 75, Indiana St. 72 Evansville 68, Bradley 44 Florida 77, Missouri 75 Indiana 75, Minnesota 71 Michigan 79, Illinois 69 Milwaukee 67, Cleveland St. 63 N. Dakota St. 84, South Dakota 79 New Mexico St. 97, Chicago St. 60 Ohio 78, N. Illinois 68 Purdue 74, Nebraska 62 Seton Hall 90, Butler 87 UMass 62, Dayton 60 Valparaiso 83, S. Illinois 72 W. Michigan 67, Miami (Ohio) 62 SOUTHWEST Baylor 69, Texas 60 LSU 69, Texas A&M 68 Oklahoma St. 96, Iowa St. 87, OT Rice 73, Charlotte 64 SE Louisiana 72, Abilene Christian 70 Sam Houston St. 85, Incarnate Word 74 Texas State 57, Troy 56 Texas Tech 74, Kansas St. 58 Texas-Arlington 91, South Alabama 67 FAR WEST Colorado 80, Arizona 77 E. Washington 82, Sacramento St. 67 Fort Wayne 82, Denver 63 Fresno St. 82, Colorado St. 79, OT Montana St. 79, North Dakota 68 Nevada 86, Air Force 75 San Francisco 80, Pepperdine 67 Washington 70, Washington St. 65 ___

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    Girls gymnastics: Another all-around success for Diab, Glenbard West at Naperville North

    Glenbard West junior Maddie Diab won the all-around and the Hilltoppers rolled to a team victory in the girls gymnastics invitational hosted by Naperville North on Saturday.

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    West Chicago-Batavia Coop’s Keegan Hawkins heads for a victory in the 400-yard individual medley during the college events invitational at Hinsdale South on Saturday.

    Hinsdale Central, Barrington like going long at Hinsdale South

    The boys swimming teams from Hinsdale Central and Barrington led the way in the Jim Wheelock College Events meet at Hinsdale South on Saturday.

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    Eventually, Naperville Central gets the message

    Naperville Central’s girls basketball team withstood a big mid-game surge from Lake Park, winning 61-54 on Saturday to stay unbeaten in DuPage Valley Conference play.

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    Alexa Scimeca-Knierim, left, and Christopher Knierim react after winning the pairs free skate event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Husband-wife pair Chris, Alexa Knierim take national title

    Husband-wife pair of Chris Knierim and Alexa Scimeca-Knierim captured a national title at the U.S. Figure Skating championships Saturday, likely securing their Olympic berth for the Pyeongchang Games in Korea.

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    Boys swimming: Cary-Grove’s fastest at Elk Grove

    Cary-Grove’s boys swimming and diving team managed the top team finish in all three divisions — fast, faster and fastest — in the eight-team invitational hosted by Elk Grove on Saturday.

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    Indiana's Juwan Morgan, left, eyes the basket as Minnesota's Jordan Murphy defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Minneapolis. Morgan scored 20 points in Indiana's 75-71 win. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Johnson's career day lifts Indiana past Minnesota 75-71

    Robert Johnson scored a career-high 28 points, while Justin Smith and Juwan Morgan each added 20 as Indiana defeated Minnesota 75-71

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    Anton Forsberg will be back in net for the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday when they take on the Edmonton Oilers.

    Chicago Blackhawks turning to Forsberg vs. Edmonton

    Anton Forsberg will get another chance in net when the Chicago Blackhawks take on Edmonton at the United Center on Sunday.

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    Dallas Stars center Jason Spezza (90) celebrates a goal by Stars center Mattias Janmark (13) as Edmonton Oilers defenseman Matt Benning (83) skates away during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

    Stars cruise past Oilers for 5-1 victory

    Linemates Alexander Radulov, Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin scored first-period goals within a span of 6½ minutes, leading the Dallas Stars past the Edmonton Oilers 5-1

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    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) loses the ball while falling to the court during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Griffin left and did not return to the game. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

    Curry scores season-high 45 points, Warriors beat Clippers

    Steph Curry scored a season-high 45 points without playing the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors ran away from the Los Angeles Clippers 121-105 for their fourth straight victory

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    Drummond out for Pistons against Harden-less Rockets

    Andre Drummond is out for Detroit's game against Houston because of a right rib contusion

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    Cleveland Browns fans hold up gravestones with names of Browns quarterbacks during the "Perfect Season" parade, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Cleveland. The Browns became the second team in NFL history to lose 16 games in a season. In joining the 2008 Detroit Lions in a shameful loser's club, the Browns have found a new low in what has been nearly two decades of disgrace since returning as an expansion franchise in 1999. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Frosty feelings: Browns fans protest 0-16 season with parade

    Thousands of Browns fans braved sub-zero wind chills to parade, protest the team's winless season on Saturday

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    Boys bowling: Harlem in fine form at Lake Zurich’s invitational

    Harlem’s boys bowling team showed again in the Lake Zurich Bear Invitational why it’s one of the top teams in the state, producing a winning 6,478 pins over the six games Saturday at Deer Park Lanes.

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    Rams' Barron, Cooper active for playoff meeting with Falcons

    Linebacker Mark Barron and kick returner Pharoh Cooper are active for the Los Angeles Rams' wild-card playoff game against Atlanta

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 6EAST Boston College 77, Wake Forest 71 Bryant 79, Sacred Heart 74 Columbia 87, Sarah Lawrence College 42 Creighton 90, Georgetown 66 DePaul 91, St. John's 74 Duquesne 64, Fordham 41 Harvard 61, Dartmouth 51 Maine 76, Binghamton 73 Md.-Eastern Shore 92, Hampton 83 Mount St. Mary's 78, CCSU 51 NJIT 98, SC-Upstate 87 New Hampshire 64, Albany (NY) 61 Notre Dame 51, Syracuse 49 Penn 76, Princeton 70 Providence 81, Xavier 72 Rhode Island 81, George Washington 60 Robert Morris 88, LIU Brooklyn 79 St. Francis (Pa.) 91, St. Francis Brooklyn 87 UConn 70, East Carolina 65 VCU 80, La Salle 74 Wagner 73, Fairleigh Dickinson 65 SOUTH Appalachian St. 79, Louisiana-Monroe 73 Campbell 88, Winthrop 77 Clemson 74, Louisville 69, OT E. Illinois 54, E. Kentucky 53 ETSU 85, Chattanooga 66 Furman 74, Mercer 71 Georgia 65, Alabama 46 Georgia Southern 72, UALR 69 Georgia St. 79, Arkansas St. 75 Liberty 60, Presbyterian 48 Lipscomb 86, Kennesaw St. 71 Longwood 79, Gardner-Webb 73 Memphis 76, Tulsa 67 Mississippi 64, Mississippi St. 58 Morgan St. 87, Florida A&M 68 New Orleans 82, McNeese St. 75, OT Radford 90, UNC-Asheville 70 SIU-Edwardsville 70, Morehead St. 65 Savannah St. 80, Coppin St. 71 Southern Miss. 93, UTSA 83 Stephen F. Austin 64, Northwestern St. 56 UNC-Greensboro 63, VMI 61 Virginia 61, North Carolina 49 Virginia Tech 81, Pittsburgh 67 MIDWEST Bowling Green 75, E. Michigan 71, OT Buffalo 83, Ball St. 63 Drake 75, Indiana St. 72 Evansville 68, Bradley 44 Florida 77, Missouri 75 Michigan 79, Illinois 69 Milwaukee 67, Cleveland St. 63 N. Dakota St. 84, South Dakota 79 New Mexico St. 97, Chicago St. 60 Ohio 78, N. Illinois 68 Purdue 74, Nebraska 62 Seton Hall 90, Butler 87 UMass 62, Dayton 60 Valparaiso 83, S. Illinois 72 W. Michigan 67, Miami (Ohio) 62 SOUTHWEST Baylor 69, Texas 60 LSU 69, Texas A&M 68 Oklahoma St. 96, Iowa St. 87, OT Rice 73, Charlotte 64 Sam Houston St. 85, Incarnate Word 74 Texas Tech 74, Kansas St. 58 FAR WEST Colorado 80, Arizona 77 E. Washington 82, Sacramento St. 67 Fort Wayne 82, Denver 63 Montana St. 79, North Dakota 68 Nevada 86, Air Force 75 San Francisco 80, Pepperdine 67 Washington 70, Washington St. 65 ___

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    Gibbs leads Notre Dame past Syracuse 51-49

    T.J. Gibbs scored 18 points and Rex Pflueger's decisive layup with 2.6 seconds left gave Notre Dame a 51-49 over Syracuse on Saturday

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    Libertyville’s Sean Coughlin heads for fourth place in heat three of the 200-yard freestyle at Vernon Hills on Saturday.

    Boys swimming: Libertyville has fun with runner-up finish at Vernon Hills

    Libertyville’s boys swimming and diving team placed second in Vernon Hills’ Cougar Classic on Saturday.

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    Red Flash tops Terriers, 91-87 in St. Francis showdown

    Keith Braxton, the Northeast Conference Player of the Week for the second straight week, scored 27 points and Jamaal King matched his output as St. Francis of Pennsylvania beat its counterpart from Brooklyn, 91-87

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    No. 6 Baylor women beat Kansas 83-48 for 11th straight win

    Kalani Brown scored 22 points and Dekeiya Cohen had 15 to help No. 6 Baylor rout Kansas 83-48 for its 11th straight victory

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    Joseph, Sorolla lead Valpo past Southern Illinois 83-72

    Max Joseph and Jaume Sorolla scored 17 points apiece, both career highs, to lead Valparaiso to an 83-72 win over Southern Illinois

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    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-E. Kentucky Box

    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-E. Kentucky Box E. ILLINOIS 54, E. KENTUCKY 53E. ILLINOIS (6-9) Dama 6-12 6-9 18, Goodwin 4-16 6-7 15, Smith 3-5 0-1 8, Starks 2-11 0-0 4, Crossland 2-3 0-1 5, Diallo 0-1 0-0 0, Price 0-0 0-0 0, Koch 2-4 0-0 4, Green 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-52 12-18 54. E. KENTUCKY (6-11) Mayo 4-12 4-5 12, Dishman 4-8 4-8 12, Boyd 3-14 1-2 7, Hobbs 2-6 2-2 6, Weaver 3-6 0-0 8, Davis 1-5 3-4 5, Charles 0-1 0-0 0, Youngman 1-2 0-0 3, Broughton 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-54 14-21 53. Halftime_E. Illinois 29-19. 3-Point Goals_E. Illinois 4-14 (Smith 2-3, Crossland 1-1, Goodwin 1-6, Starks 0-2, Koch 0-2), E. Kentucky 3-13 (Weaver 2-4, Youngman 1-2, Hobbs 0-2, Mayo 0-2, Boyd 0-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_E. Illinois 37 (Dama 13), E. Kentucky 35 (Dishman 9). Assists_E. Illinois 11 (Starks, Crossland, Koch 2), E. Kentucky 9 (Boyd, Mayo 3). Total Fouls_E. Illinois 18, E. Kentucky 17. A_1,200 (6,500).

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    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-E. Kentucky Long Box

    BC-BKC--E. Illinois-E. Kentucky Long Box E. ILLINOIS 54, E. KENTUCKY 53FGFTRebE. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDama366-126-91-131318Goodwin404-166-71-61215Smith203-50-10-0138Crossland312-30-10-3235Starks252-110-03-9224Koch292-40-00-0244Diallo140-10-01-6110Green40-00-00-0100Price10-00-00-0000Totals20019-5212-186-37111854 Percentages: FG .365, FT .667. 3-Point Goals: 4-14, .286 (Smith 2-3, Crossland 1-1, Goodwin 1-6, Koch 0-2, Starks 0-2). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 13 (4 PTS). Blocked Shots: 7 (Diallo 3, Dama 2, Starks 2). Turnovers: 13 (Koch 3, Crossland 2, Dama 2, Goodwin 2, Starks 2, Diallo, Smith). Steals: 8 (Crossland 2, Goodwin 2, Dama, Koch, Smith, Starks). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebE. KENTUCKYMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDishman324-84-83-90112Mayo304-124-51-53312Boyd323-141-21-3317Hobbs232-62-21-4126Weaver313-60-00-2038Charles140-10-00-4010Davis141-53-41-5235Youngman131-20-00-1033Broughton110-00-01-2000Totals20018-5414-218-3591753 Percentages: FG .333, FT .667. 3-Point Goals: 3-13, .231 (Weaver 2-4, Youngman 1-2, Hobbs 0-2, Mayo 0-2, Boyd 0-3). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 12 (4 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Charles, Mayo). Turnovers: 12 (Mayo 3, Dishman 2, Hobbs 2, Weaver 2, Boyd, Davis, Youngman). Steals: 7 (Dishman 2, Boyd, Broughton, Hobbs, Mayo, Weaver). Technical Fouls: None. E. Illinois2925-54E. Kentucky1934-53 A_1,200 (6,500).

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    Dama guides Eastern Illinois past Eastern Kentucky 54-53

    Muusa Dama notched his second double-double of the season with 18 points and 13 rebounds and Eastern Illinois held off Eastern Kentucky 54-53

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    Georgia punter Cameron Nizialek speaks to reporters during media day, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Atlanta. Georgia and Alabama will be playing for the NCAA football national championship on Monday, Jan. 8. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Georgia punter takes unlikely road from Ivy to title game

    No one has taken a more unlikely road to the national championship game than Georgia's Cameron Nizialek, who punted for Ivy League school Columbia the last three seasons

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    Alabama head coach Nick Saban looks on during NCAA college football practice Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The Crimson Tide face Georgia in the national championship on Monday. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

    Saban way produces tenacious defenses for Tide _ and 'Dawgs

    Georgia coach Kirby Smart spent eight years as defensive coordinator for Alabama coach Nick Saban

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 6EAST Bryant 79, Sacred Heart 74 Columbia 87, Sarah Lawrence College 42 Creighton 90, Georgetown 66 DePaul 91, St. John's 74 Duquesne 64, Fordham 41 Harvard 61, Dartmouth 51 Maine 76, Binghamton 73 Mount St. Mary's 78, CCSU 51 NJIT 98, SC-Upstate 87 New Hampshire 64, Albany (NY) 61 Notre Dame 51, Syracuse 49 Providence 81, Xavier 72 Rhode Island 81, George Washington 60 Robert Morris 88, LIU Brooklyn 79 St. Francis (Pa.) 91, St. Francis Brooklyn 88 UConn 70, East Carolina 65 VCU 80, La Salle 74 SOUTH Appalachian St. 79, Louisiana-Monroe 73 Campbell 88, Winthrop 77 Clemson 74, Louisville 69, OT E. Illinois 54, E. Kentucky 53 Georgia 65, Alabama 46 Georgia St. 79, Arkansas St. 75 Longwood 79, Gardner-Webb 73 Memphis 76, Tulsa 67 UNC-Greensboro 63, VMI 61 Virginia 61, North Carolina 49 Virginia Tech 81, Pittsburgh 67 MIDWEST Bowling Green 75, E. Michigan 71, OT Buffalo 83, Ball St. 63 Drake 75, Indiana St. 72 Evansville 68, Bradley 44 Florida 77, Missouri 75 Michigan 79, Illinois 69 Milwaukee 67, Cleveland St. 63 N. Dakota St. 84, South Dakota 79 New Mexico St. 97, Chicago St. 60 Ohio 78, N. Illinois 68 Purdue 74, Nebraska 62 Seton Hall 90, Butler 87 UMass 62, Dayton 60 W. Michigan 67, Miami (Ohio) 62 SOUTHWEST Baylor 69, Texas 60 LSU 69, Texas A&M 68 Rice 73, Charlotte 64 FAR WEST Colorado 80, Arizona 77 Fort Wayne 82, Denver 63 Montana St. 79, North Dakota 68 Nevada 86, Air Force 75 San Francisco 80, Pepperdine 67 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 6EAST Bryant 79, Sacred Heart 74 Columbia 87, Sarah Lawrence College 42 Creighton 90, Georgetown 66 DePaul 91, St. John's 74 Duquesne 64, Fordham 41 Harvard 61, Dartmouth 51 Maine 76, Binghamton 73 Mount St. Mary's 78, CCSU 51 NJIT 98, SC-Upstate 87 New Hampshire 64, Albany (NY) 61 Notre Dame 51, Syracuse 49 Providence 81, Xavier 72 Rhode Island 81, George Washington 60 Robert Morris 88, LIU Brooklyn 79 St. Francis (Pa.) 91, St. Francis Brooklyn 88 UConn 70, East Carolina 65 VCU 80, La Salle 74 SOUTH Appalachian St. 79, Louisiana-Monroe 73 Campbell 88, Winthrop 77 Clemson 74, Louisville 69, OT E. Illinois 54, E. Kentucky 53 Georgia 65, Alabama 46 Georgia St. 79, Arkansas St. 75 Longwood 79, Gardner-Webb 73 Memphis 76, Tulsa 67 UNC-Greensboro 63, VMI 61 Virginia 61, North Carolina 49 Virginia Tech 81, Pittsburgh 67 MIDWEST Bowling Green 75, E. Michigan 71, OT Buffalo 83, Ball St. 63 Drake 75, Indiana St. 72 Evansville 68, Bradley 44 Florida 77, Missouri 75 Michigan 79, Illinois 69 Milwaukee 67, Cleveland St. 63 N. Dakota St. 84, South Dakota 79 New Mexico St. 97, Chicago St. 60 Ohio 78, N. Illinois 68 Purdue 74, Nebraska 62 Seton Hall 90, Butler 87 UMass 62, Dayton 60 W. Michigan 67, Miami (Ohio) 62 SOUTHWEST Baylor 69, Texas 60 LSU 69, Texas A&M 68 Rice 73, Charlotte 64 FAR WEST Colorado 80, Arizona 77 Fort Wayne 82, Denver 63 Montana St. 79, North Dakota 68 Nevada 86, Air Force 75 San Francisco 80, Pepperdine 67 ___

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    FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, San Diego Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte holds on to the ball after catching a line drive hit by Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles. The Toronto Blue Jays acquired Solarte from the Padres on on Saturday, Jan 6, 2018, for prospects Edward Olivares and Jared Carkuff. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)

    Blue Jays acquirer Yangervis Solarte from Padres

    The Toronto Blue Jays acquired infielder Yangervis Solarte from the San Diego Padres for prospects Edward Olivares and Jared Carkuff

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    FILE - In this Sunday, April 16, 2017 file photo, Manchester United's team manager Jose Mourinho, left, and Chelsea's team manager Antonio Conte react during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester. The feud between Conte and Mourinho has intensified. Tensions were already simmering after two days of back-and-forth between the pair in news conferences. After Chelsea’s draw at Norwich in the FA Cup, Conte called Mourinho a "little man" and "fake" before issuing an apparent challenge to the United manager. (AP Photo/ Rui Vieira, File)

    'You are a fake': Conte ramps up feud with Mourinho

    The feud between two of the Premier League's most high-profile managers intensified on Saturday

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    Laster scores 31, Ohio tops Northern Illinois 78-68

    Mike Laster had five 3-pointers and 31 points, both career highs, and Ohio used a fast start to roll to a 76-61 win over Northern Illinois

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    University of Houston hires Kendal Briles

    Kendal Briles, who was part of the Baylor football staff when the program was rocked by a sexual assault scandal, has been hired by the University of Houston

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    Saban: Injured Alabama guard Lester Cotton out of title game

    Alabama guard Lester Cotton is expected to miss the national championship game with a knee injury

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    BC-BKC--New Mexico St.-Chicago St. Box

    BC-BKC--New Mexico St.-Chicago St. Box NEW MEXICO ST. 97, CHICAGO ST. 60NEW MEXICO ST. (13-3) Wilkins 3-4 0-0 6, J.Jones 9-16 0-0 18, A..Harris 3-10 0-1 7, Buchanan 1-7 0-0 3, N'Dir 4-8 0-0 10, Chuha 4-5 0-0 8, McCants 2-4 1-2 5, Gordon 1-1 0-0 2, Hadley 5-6 0-0 14, Miles 0-0 0-0 0, Lofton 6-9 3-4 17, K.Jones 0-1 1-2 1, Garza 2-2 0-0 6. Totals 40-73 5-9 97. CHICAGO ST. (2-16) Szpir 2-5 4-4 8, An.Harris 3-10 1-2 8, Burns 5-7 3-4 13, Sims 8-26 1-1 20, Byrd 0-4 0-0 0, Odiase 0-0 0-2 0, Bowles 1-3 1-2 3, Bell 0-1 0-0 0, Shaw 1-3 0-0 2, Pruitt 2-6 2-2 6, Dubovitskiy 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-65 12-17 60. Halftime_New Mexico St. 42-34. 3-Point Goals_New Mexico St. 12-28 (Hadley 4-4, Garza 2-2, N'Dir 2-3, Lofton 2-4, Buchanan 1-4, A..Harris 1-6, Wilkins 0-1, K.Jones 0-1, McCants 0-1, J.Jones 0-2), Chicago St. 4-22 (Sims 3-11, An.Harris 1-2, Bell 0-1, Burns 0-1, Szpir 0-1, Bowles 0-1, Byrd 0-2, Pruitt 0-3). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_New Mexico St. 46 (J.Jones 16), Chicago St. 31 (Sims 9). Assists_New Mexico St. 26 (A..Harris 8), Chicago St. 8 (Burns 5). Total Fouls_New Mexico St. 14, Chicago St. 15. A_563 (7,000).

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    BC-BKC--New Mexico St.-Chicago St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--New Mexico St.-Chicago St. Long Box NEW MEXICO ST. 97, CHICAGO ST. 60FGFTRebNEW MEXICO ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSJ.Jones309-160-04-165418Wilkins163-40-03-3346Buchanan211-70-00-2603A..Harris253-100-10-1837N'Dir244-80-02-62010Lofton256-93-42-41017Chuha194-50-01-7008McCants122-41-20-3005K.Jones100-11-20-1021Hadley105-60-00-10014Garza32-20-00-0006Miles30-00-00-1110Gordon21-10-00-1002Totals20040-735-912-46261497 Percentages: FG .548, FT .556. 3-Point Goals: 12-28, .429 (Hadley 4-4, Garza 2-2, N'Dir 2-3, Lofton 2-4, Buchanan 1-4, A..Harris 1-6, K.Jones 0-1, McCants 0-1, Wilkins 0-1, J.Jones 0-2). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 7 (16 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (McCants 2, N'Dir, Wilkins). Turnovers: 7 (J.Jones 2, N'Dir 2, Lofton, McCants, Wilkins). Steals: 4 (A..Harris, Buchanan, Lofton, McCants). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebCHICAGO ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSSzpir192-54-41-2048Burns385-73-42-65113Byrd190-40-00-1110An.Harris323-101-21-2118Sims368-261-13-90120Pruitt172-62-20-4016Bowles151-31-21-4043Shaw121-30-00-0102Bell70-10-00-1020Dubovitskiy30-00-01-2000Odiase20-00-20-0000Totals20022-6512-179-3181560 Percentages: FG .338, FT .706. 3-Point Goals: 4-22, .182 (Sims 3-11, An.Harris 1-2, Bell 0-1, Bowles 0-1, Burns 0-1, Szpir 0-1, Byrd 0-2, Pruitt 0-3). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 9 (11 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Bowles 2, Szpir). Turnovers: 9 (Shaw 3, An.Harris 2, Pruitt 2, Burns, Sims).

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    FC Barcelona's coach Ernesto Valverde takes part in a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. FC Barcelona will play against Levante in a Spanish La Liga soccer match on Sunday. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Costa scores again, sent off in 2nd game back at Atletico

    Diego Costa sent off after celebrating a goal that helped Atletico Madrid beat Getafe 2-0 in his second match back at the club

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    BC-BKC--Notre Dame-Syracuse Long Box

    BC-BKC--Notre Dame-Syracuse Long Box NOTRE DAME 51, SYRACUSE 49FGFTRebNOTRE DAMEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGeben292-60-04-14404Torres141-10-00-0022Gibbs406-164-43-44218Pflueger404-92-23-71112Harvey311-141-24-9024Burns211-45-62-2007Mooney152-60-21-2014Djogo100-00-00-0010Totals20017-5612-1617-389951 Percentages: FG .304, FT .750. 3-Point Goals: 5-21, .238 (Pflueger 2-4, Gibbs 2-9, Harvey 1-7, Mooney 0-1). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 12 (15 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Burns). Turnovers: 12 (Geben 3, Burns 2, Harvey 2, Pflueger 2, Djogo, Gibbs, Torres). Steals: 7 (Geben 3, Harvey 2, Mooney, Pflueger). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebSYRACUSEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBrissett393-151-23-112410Moyer80-00-00-0110Chukwu291-10-01-3042Battle408-152-20-31321Howard404-90-01-34310Dolezaj320-42-23-4102Sidibe102-20-00-2004Washington20-00-00-0000Totals20018-465-68-2691549 Percentages: FG .391, FT .833. 3-Point Goals: 8-18, .444 (Battle 3-7, Brissett 3-7, Howard 2-4). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 13 (7 PTS). Blocked Shots: 7 (Chukwu 4, Dolezaj 2, Sidibe). Turnovers: 13 (Brissett 4, Howard 4, Battle 2, Dolezaj 2, Washington). Steals: 6 (Battle 2, Howard 2, Chukwu, Dolezaj). Technical Fouls: None. Notre Dame1932-51Syracuse2821-49

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    BC-BKC--Notre Dame-Syracuse Box

    BC-BKC--Notre Dame-Syracuse Box NOTRE DAME 51, SYRACUSE 49NOTRE DAME (13-3) Torres 1-1 0-0 2, Geben 2-6 0-0 4, Pflueger 4-9 2-2 12, Gibbs 6-16 4-4 18, Harvey 1-14 1-2 4, Mooney 2-6 0-2 4, Burns 1-4 5-6 7, Djogo 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-56 12-16 51. SYRACUSE (12-4) Moyer 0-0 0-0 0, Brissett 3-15 1-2 10, Chukwu 1-1 0-0 2, Battle 8-15 2-2 21, Howard 4-9 0-0 10, Sidibe 2-2 0-0 4, Dolezaj 0-4 2-2 2, Washington 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-46 5-6 49. Halftime_Syracuse 28-19. 3-Point Goals_Notre Dame 5-21 (Pflueger 2-4, Gibbs 2-9, Harvey 1-7, Mooney 0-1), Syracuse 8-18 (Battle 3-7, Brissett 3-7, Howard 2-4). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Notre Dame 38 (Geben 14), Syracuse 26 (Brissett 11). Assists_Notre Dame 9 (Gibbs, Geben 4), Syracuse 9 (Howard 4). Total Fouls_Notre Dame 9, Syracuse 15.

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    Jones, New Mexico St roll past Chicago St in WAC opener

    Jemerrio Jones totaled 18 points, 16 rebounds and five assists to propel New Mexico State to a 97-60 romp over Chicago State in a Western Athletic Conference opener

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    Boston Celtics' Al Horford, right, and Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins race for a loose ball during the third quarter of an NBA basketball in Boston, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. The Celtics won 91-84. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Celtics' Horford to sit out in Brooklyn with left knee pain

    Al Horford is sitting out Boston's game in Brooklyn because of left knee pain

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    Roma's Edin Dzeko reacts after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between Roma and Atalanta at the Olympic stadium in Rome, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)

    Napoli goes into break top of Serie A after beating Verona

    Napoli will go into the delayed winter break top of Serie A after beating relegation-threatened Hellas Verona 2-0 on Saturday

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    North Dakota State safety Tre Dempsey (3), head coach Chris Klieman and running back Bruce Anderson (8) celebrate after defeating James Madison 17-13 in the FCS championship NCAA college football game at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2017. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

    N Dakota St takes back FCS title, tops James Madison 17-13

    Easton Stick threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Darrius Shepherd and North Dakota State took back the Football Championship Subdivision title, beating James Madison 17-13

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    Quarterback Mitch Trubisky is one of the pieces the next head coach of the Chicago Bears can build around.

    9 things the next Chicago Bears coach can learn from the 2017 season

    There are a few things we learned from the 2017 Chicago Bears season — some good and some not so good — that will give the team’s next head coach a clear picture of what he’ll have to work with going forward.

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    BC-BKC--Notre Dame-Syracuse Long Box

    BC-BKC--Notre Dame-Syracuse Long Box NOTRE DAME 51, SYRACUSE 49FGFTRebNOTRE DAMEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSGeben272-60-04-14404Torres141-10-00-0022Gibbs386-164-43-44218Pflueger384-92-23-71112Harvey291-131-24-9024Burns191-45-61-1007Mooney152-60-21-2014Djogo100-00-00-0010Totals20017-5512-1616-379951 Percentages: FG .309, FT .750. 3-Point Goals: 5-21, .238 (Pflueger 2-4, Gibbs 2-9, Harvey 1-7, Mooney 0-1). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 13 (15 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Burns). Turnovers: 13 (Geben 3, Burns 2, Gibbs 2, Harvey 2, Pflueger 2, Djogo, Torres). Steals: 7 (Geben 2, Harvey 2, Gibbs, Mooney, Pflueger). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebSYRACUSEMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBrissett373-151-23-112410Moyer80-00-00-0110Chukwu291-10-01-3042Battle388-152-20-31321Howard384-90-01-34310Dolezaj300-42-23-4102Sidibe82-20-00-2004Washington20-00-00-0000Totals20018-465-68-2691549 Percentages: FG .391, FT .833. 3-Point Goals: 8-19, .421 (Battle 3-7, Brissett 3-8, Howard 2-4). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 13 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 7 (Chukwu 4, Dolezaj 2, Sidibe). Turnovers: 13 (Brissett 4, Howard 4, Battle 2, Dolezaj 2, Washington). Steals: 7 (Battle 2, Howard 2, Brissett, Chukwu, Dolezaj). Technical Fouls: None. Notre Dame1932-51Syracuse2821-49

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    BC-BKC--Notre Dame-Syracuse Box

    BC-BKC--Notre Dame-Syracuse Box NOTRE DAME 51, SYRACUSE 49NOTRE DAME (13-3) Torres 1-1 0-0 2, Geben 2-6 0-0 4, Pflueger 4-9 2-2 12, Gibbs 6-16 4-4 18, Harvey 1-13 1-2 4, Mooney 2-6 0-2 4, Burns 1-4 5-6 7, Djogo 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-55 12-16 51. SYRACUSE (12-4) Moyer 0-0 0-0 0, Brissett 3-15 1-2 10, Chukwu 1-1 0-0 2, Battle 8-15 2-2 21, Howard 4-9 0-0 10, Sidibe 2-2 0-0 4, Dolezaj 0-4 2-2 2, Washington 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-46 5-6 49. Halftime_Syracuse 28-19. 3-Point Goals_Notre Dame 5-21 (Pflueger 2-4, Gibbs 2-9, Harvey 1-7, Mooney 0-1), Syracuse 8-19 (Battle 3-7, Brissett 3-8, Howard 2-4). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Notre Dame 37 (Geben 14), Syracuse 26 (Brissett 11). Assists_Notre Dame 9 (Gibbs, Geben 4), Syracuse 9 (Howard 4). Total Fouls_Notre Dame 9, Syracuse 15.

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    John DeFilippo, the quarterbacks coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, has 10 years of NFL coaching experience. He is the fifth individual to interview for the Chicago Bears head coaching job.

    Bears interview Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo

    Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace met Saturday morning in Philadelphia with Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo, the fifth candidate to interview for the team’s head-coaching position.

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    Florida State's McFadden, Tate leaving early for NFL draft

    Florida State CB Tarvarus McFadden, WR Auden Tate leaving early for NFL draft

Business

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    Takata adds 3.3 million air bag inflators to massive recall

    Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling another 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it continues to expand the largest automotive recall in U.S. history

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    Apple just started a program that can make old iPhones feel new again — for just $29. An Apple store or repair shop will pop the hood of your iPhone 6, 6s, SE or 7 and swap out the battery. Like a jalopy after a Jiffy Lube, a three-year-old iPhone with a fresh battery will not only run longer, chances are it will also run faster.

    Analysis: Run, don’t walk, to replace your iPhone battery for $29

    Rarely is tech advice this cut-and-dry: If you bought an iPhone in 2016 or earlier, make an appointment at a Genius Bar as soon as possible. Apple just started a program that can make old iPhones feel new again — for just $29.

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    John C. Rademacher

    Option Care in Bannockburn names new CEO

    Option Care Enterprises Inc., a large independent provider of home and alternate treatment site infusion services based in Bannockburn, said its board of directors has appointed John C. Rademacher, current interim chief executive officer and chief operations officer, as the company’s new chief executive officer.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his “personal challenge” for 2018 is to fix Facebook. Zuckerberg wrote in a post Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, that he now wants to focus on protecting Facebook users from abuse, defending against interference by nation-states and “making sure that time spent on Facebook is time well spent.”

    Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 resolution: Fix Facebook

    Mark Zuckerberg is resolving to spend 2018 fixing issues with Facebook. The Facebook CEO says every year he makes it his mission to “learn something new.” This year, he is turning his attention to ... Facebook.

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    Nissan will unveil and test its “brain-to-vehicle” technology at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

    Your brain waves power Nissan’s car of the future

    The world’s biggest carmakers and technology companies are spending billions of dollars to perfect your ability to drive without thinking. Nissan is taking a different direction — trying to “decode” your thinking so hands-on driving is more fun.

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    Social media may well be making many of us unhappy, jealous and anti-social.

    It’s OK to turn away from screens and meet friends and family in person

    Social media may well be making many of us unhappy, jealous and anti-social. Maybe we should just turn away from our screens sometimes and meet our friends and family in person.

Life & Entertainment

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    The bananas are mashed as if making banana bread and added to the batter right before the pancakes are prepared. The result is almost like banana bread pancakes.

    Have some over-ripe bananas? Then make better pancakes

    Move over banana bread. There’s a new way to use up those overripe bananas. Pancakes.

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    Don’t worry that Zillow will tank your home sale

    We’ve updated our home and our neighbor hasn’t. However, the Zillow estimate for our property is less than our neighbor’s. Won’t prospective purchasers try to use Zestimate to negotiate a lower selling price?

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    Affordable backup power supplies work well in a storm

    Q. We had electric power outages from storms lately. It is inconvenient, so I want to find some type of backup electric power. What are my options that are not extremely expensive to purchase or install?

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    Stephen Colbert, center, executive producer of the Showtime animated series "Our Cartoon President," takes part in a panel discussion on the show with fellow executive producer Chris Licht, left, and showrunner/executive producer/writer R.J. Fried at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    The Latest: Cumberbatch riffs on 'stable genius' tweet

    When a producer mentioned a Twitter post from Benedict Cumberbatch led to a TV role, the actor couldn't resist riffing on President Donald Trump's "stable genius" tweet

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    Stephen Colbert, executive producer of the Showtime animated series "Our Cartoon President," takes part in a panel discussion on the show at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    No such thing as Trump fatigue for Stephen Colbert

    There's no such thing as Trump fatigue for Stephen Colbert, whose new cartoon on the president and White House begins later this month

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    Alan Cumming, left, executive producer and star of the new CBS series "Instinct." takes part in a panel discussion on the series with fellow cast member Bojana Novakovic at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Cumming: important to portray gay character in time of Trump

    Actor Alan Cumming says it's important to portray a gay character in the time of Trump, who he accused of condoning violence against the gay and lesbian community by his silence

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    Emily Whitehead, shown with parents Tom and Kari Whitehead, was the first child treated with a groundbreaking immunotherapy for leukemia. She had a severe reaction, went into a coma and recovered only after getting a drug that suppressed the immune response. Today, she is cancer-free.

    Cancer researchers learn more about toxic side effects

    Now researchers at two major cancer centers — Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston — are homing in on toxic complications to better understand why they occur, which patients are most vulnerable to the side effects and how to prevent them.

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    Winter can be a hazardous time for ankle and wrist injuries.

    Winter hazards: Avoiding injury in the snow and ice

    Follow these tips to avoid injury during the winter season.

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    What’s the most embarrassing way you’ve ever injured yourself?

    What’s the dumbest way you’ve managed to injure yourself? See how that compares with these stories.

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    Vik Pandya, left, grew up in Naperville, while Tyler Fowler hails from Lombard. The two joined with Meg Indurti to form the Chicago trio Team Us Comedy.

    Suburban natives tape live comedy special for charity

    Chicago trio Team Us Comedy reflects the city's diversity, but two of its members — Naperville's Vik Pandya and Lombard's Tyler Fowler — trace their love of performing back to their suburban childhoods. They're filming a live comedy special for charity this weekend.

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    Donatella Versace (Penlope Cruz) takes control of her murdered brother’s fashion empire in “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.”

    7 hot new TV shows to help you hibernate this winter

    Temperatures remain low, but hibernation options abound with so many TV channels and streaming services available to viewers. Here’s a look at seven new options arriving in January, February and March.

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    The “Toy Story” character Woody posed at the construction site of the Toy Story Land in Hong Kong Disneyland. A new 11-acre Toy Story Land is planned for Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla., in 2018, opening at the theme park's Hollywood Studios.

    Disney's Toy Story Land looms large in 2018 theme park news

    If you're planning ahead to spring and summer trips, and your family loves theme parks, you'll want to know about some of the new rides and attractions debuting in the new year.

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    Author events: Michael Moreci shares latest comic book at Anderson’s

    Chicago-based comic book writer Michael Moreci shares “Black Star Renegades,” his new sci-fi galaxy-hopping adventure starring a young misfit, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Anderson’s Bookshop in La Grange. More on this and other author events happening this week.

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    American English plays a Beatles tribute show at the Raue Center for the Performing Arts Saturday, Jan. 6.

    Weekend picks: She's got a ticket to Raue ... for American English

    American English brings the best of the Beatles to the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake. More on this, an Elvis Presley Celebration at the Volo Auto Museum, comedy with “The Baby Boomer Show” at the Metropolis and other events.

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    Homeowners who use their fireplaces should make sure dampers are closed whenever fires are not burning. Open dampers are akin to open windows.

    Steps to save energy this winter

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    The surprise of this bowl is that it’s not wood at all, but a realistically-patterned ceramic.

    Asian tableware to have breakout year in 2018

    Japan, China and Korea have a long history of creating beautiful table goods, from rustic stoneware to delicate ceramics, sleek lacquered items to whimsical serveware and utensils. This tableware is appearing more and more in decor stores on this side of the world as part of several trends: minimalism, globalism, eclecticism.

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    Board shouldn’t extend deadline for one candidate

    A frequent issue I see concerns a candidate form that is received after the submittal deadline. In such a situation, the person who submits a candidate form after the deadline should generally not be included on the preprinted ballot and proxy, and their material should not be distributed by the board. That is, unless the deadline is extended for all owners, and they are so notified.

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    The Amazon Echo, left, and Echo Plus. People who own an Echo are more likely to install other smart gadgets, said David Limp, Amazon’s senior vice president of devices and services. “They don’t start by rewiring the whole home. They start with a switch.”

    Smart homes: Not just for tech geeks anymore

    Internet-connected lights, locks and laundry machines are close to becoming everyday household items, thanks in part to voice-activated speakers such as Amazon’s Echo and Google Home. Until recently, many people viewed these products as unnecessary luxuries. But that is changing.

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    Devices such as the Google Home let people check the weather or their personal calendar with simple voice commands. Many of these devices are constantly listening for your commands; when they receive them, they connect to corporate servers to carry them out.

    How to keep your smartened-up home safe from hackers

    More people are getting voice-activated speakers and other smart devices for convenience and security. But doing so could also be giving hackers a key to their homes. Before buying one, here are some risks to assess.

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