Daily Archive : Sunday January 28, 2018

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    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives around Philadelphia 76ers guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Westbrook's 37 lead Thunder past 76ers for 8th straight win

    Westbrook's 37 lead Thunder past 76ers for 8th straight win

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    Toby Miller's reacti after Japanese rider Ayumu Hirano landed his run in the men's snowboard superpipe finals at the Winter X Games on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Aspen, Colo. (Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times via AP)

    The next Shaun White? White says it may be teen Toby Miller

    Teenager Toby Miller has struck up a friendship with two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White and has had the chance to learn lessons from the greatest

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    Yon Moncada speaks during opening night of SoxFest at Hilton Chicago Friday night. 2018 marks the 26th annual edition of the event which continues through the weekend.

    Rozner: Chicago White Sox's future worth celebrating

    There have been so many weekends at SoxFest that brought consternation and frustration, but this one brought celebration.

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    Broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson greets fans during opening night of SoxFest at Hilton Chicago Friday night. 2018 marks the 26th annual edition of the event which continues through the weekend.

    Another losing season looms, but Chicago White Sox’s future looks bright

    The Chicago White Sox haven’t had a winning record since 2012, and another losing season is likely in store this year. But as they patiently wait for a deep crop of young talent to make it to the majors, the Sox are understandably excited about the future.

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    Opara, Polster set make US debuts against Bosnia

    Defenders Ike Opara and Matt Polster made their U.S. national team debuts in an exhibition against Bosnia-Herzegovina, the second game for the Americans since they failed to qualify for this year's World Cup

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    No. 13 UCLA women hold off Washington State 79-71

    Jordin Canada tossed in 18 points, Monique Billings and Lajahna Drummer both notched double-doubles and No. 13 UCLA held off Washington State 79-70 to complete a sweep of the Washington schools

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    Sacramento Kings' JaKarr Sampson (29) grabs the ball ahead of San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

    Forbes' season-high 23 lead Spurs past Kings, 113-98

    Bryn Forbes had a season-high 23 points, helping the Spurs overcome a sluggish second quarter for a 113-98 victory Sunday night over the Sacramento Kings, who saw coach Dave Joerger exit the game in the opening minutes after suffering a dizzy spell

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    Patriots hosting send-off rally before heading to Super Bowl

    Patriots fans are getting a chance to cheer on the team before they head to Minnesota to play the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl

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    Cleveland Cavaliers' Isaiah Thomas (3) drives past Detroit Pistons' Dwight Buycks (20) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    James narrowly misses triple-double, Cavs beat Pistons

    James scores 25, has 14 assists as Cavs send Pistons to 8th straight loss 121-104

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    Stanford women post wire-to-wire 79-42 win over Arizona

    Brittany McPhee and Alanna Smith scored 15 apiece and Stanford earned a wire-to-wire 79-42 victory over Arizona

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    Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) shoots while falling as Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson (6) defends during first-half NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

    VanVleet scores career-high 25, Raptors beat Lakers 123-111

    Fred VanVleet scored a career-high 25 points, DeMar DeRozan had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat Los Angeles 123-111 to snap the Lakers' winning streak at four games

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    Pacific Division's Rickard Rakell, right, of the Anaheim Ducks, is congratulated by Drew Doughty, of the Los Angeles Kings, after scoring during the NHL hockey All-Star game with the Atlantic Division Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Rakell, Boeser lead Pacific Division to NHL All-Star win

    Rickard Rakell had two goals and rookie Brock Boeser, Johnny Gaudreau and Drew Doughty also scored, helping Pacific Division win NHL All-Star game

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    Wilson leads No. 9 SC to 64-54 win over No. 11 Missouri

    A'ja Wilson had 15 points and 15 rebounds as No. 9 South Carolina outlasted No. 11 Missouri 64-54 on Sunday night

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    Mississippi State center Zion Campbell (25) wraps up Mississippi forward Shelby Gibson (42) as she looks for an open teammate during the second half of the NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Mississippi State won 69-49. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Vivians scores 25 points, No. 2 Mississippi State rolls

    Women's Top 25 Capsules

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    Arizona St. controls No. 23 Cal from the start in 57-42 win

    Courtney Ekmark scored 12 points, Kianna Ibis scored 11 and Arizona State handcuffed No. 23 California 57-42

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    Chicago Bulls forward Zach LaVine, left, drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks forward Thon Maker during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Chicago. The Bucks won 110-96. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    LaVine struggles as Chicago Bulls lose badly to Milwaukee

    Zach LaVine couldn’t hit a shot, the Bulls continued to miss point guard Kris Dunn and the Milwaukee Bucks showed up at the United Center on Sunday looking for revenge. It all added up to a 110-96 loss for the Bulls.

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    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. The Clippers won 112-103. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Griffin leads Clippers past Cousins-less Pelicans, 112-103

    Blake Griffin had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Pelicans 112-103

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    WADA says possible issues with redesigned sample bottles

    Doping body says possible issues with redesigned urine-sample bottles

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    Kings coach Joerger exits after suffering dizzy spell

    Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger will not return after suffering a dizzy spell two minutes into the Kings' game against the Spurs on Sunday night

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    DePaul head coach Doug Bruno

    Babcock McGraw: DePaul-Marquette rivalry gets a feminine touch

    The women’s basketball teams at DePaul and Marquette are ready to take center stage in the long-historied rivalry between the schools.

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    West Virginia's Chania Ray, left, defends against Baylor's Kristy Wallace, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Morgantown, W.Va., Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Switzer)

    Wallace, No. 3 Baylor women rally past West Virginia 83-72

    Kristy Wallace scored 25 points and third-ranked Baylor rallied in the second half to beat No. 20 West Virginia 83-72

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    Bucks forward Jabari Parker, a Chicago native, is taking a slower path to recovery than Bulls guard Zach LaVine. The players suffered the same injury last February, but Parker tore the ACL in his left knee for a second time. He isn’t set to return until next month.

    Bucks taking extra caution with Chicago native Parker’s recovery

    Bucks forward Jabari Parker, a Chicago native, is taking a slower path to recovery than Bulls guard Zach LaVine. The players suffered the same injury last February, but Parker tore the ACL in his left knee for a second time.

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    NWSL's Boston Breakers fold in advance of the 2018 season

    The National Women's Soccer League says the Boston Breakers will cease operations in advance of the 2018 season

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    Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton, left, drives against Chicago Bulls guard Justin Holiday during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Antetokounmpo scores 27, Bucks beat Bulls 110-96

    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 110-96

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    Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul gives instructions during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

    Harden leads Rockets to 113-102 victory over Suns

    James Harden had 27 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to a 113-102 victory over the Phoenix Suns

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    Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy aloft after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

    Federer beats Cilic in Aussie final; wins 20th major title

    Roger Federer has won his 20th Grand Slam singles title with a 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 victory over Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final

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    Edwards' 26 pts pace USC over Washington 72-61

    Sadie Edwards scored 26 points on 11-of-16 shooting and USC established control early and beat Washington 72-61

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    Notre Dame forward Kristina Nelson (21) blocks a shot by Florida State guard Imani Wright (32) in the first quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)

    No. 5 Notre Dame dominates No. 8 Florida State 100-69

    Kathryn Westbeld had 21 points and 12 rebounds and fifth-ranked Notre Dame had six players score in double figures as it dominated No. 8 Florida State 100-69 on Sunday

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    2 Missouri reserves ejected after tussle

    Missouri reserve guards Jordan Roundtree and Nadia Green were ejected for coming off the bench to take part in a scrum at No. 9 South Carolina after a fight for a loose ball

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    AFC linebacker Von Miller (58), of the Denver Broncos and tight end Delanie Walker (82), of the Tennessee Titans, pose with the NFL Pro Bowl trophy after defeating the AFC 24-23, in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

    Carr, Walker, Miller help AFC rally to win Pro Bowl 24-23

    Tennessee's Delanie Walker caught two touchdown passes, including an 18-yarder with 1:31 remaining, and the AFC beat the NFC 24-23 in a rain-soaked Pro Bowl on Sunday

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    Manchester City's Leroy Sane, right, falls after being fouled by Cardiff City's Joe Bennett, left, during the English FA Cup fourth round soccer match between Cardiff City and Manchester City at Cardiff City stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    German FA attacks Cardiff after Sane injured in Cup game

    Manchester City faces an anxious wait over Leroy Sane after the winger was forced off injured during an FA Cup game at second-tier Cardiff, with Joe Bennett's horror tackle drawing a reaction on social media from the German Football Federation

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    FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Alaves at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Suarez, Messi save Barcelona from Alaves setback

    Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi came to the rescue again by scoring late as Spanish league leader Barcelona rallied against relegation-wary Alaves with a 2-1 win at Camp Nou Stadium

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    Delgado sets Big East record in Seton Hall's 86-70 victory

    Angel Delgado grabbed 19 rebounds to become the all-time Big East leader in conference games, Myles Powell scored 21 points and Seton Hall defeated DePaul 86-70

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    Tudor, Gulich carry No. 17 Oregon St women past Buffs 86-71

    Kat Tudor scored 23 points, Marie Gulich had a double-double and No. 17 Oregon State pulled away from Colorado for an 86-71 win

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    MVC leader Loyola-Chicago wins 7th straight, tops UNI 70-47

    Clayton Custer scored a season-high 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting and Missouri Valley Conference leader Loyola-Chicago beat Northern Iowa 70-47 on Sunday for its seventh straight victory

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    LSU forward Raven Farley (4) pulls in a rebound in front of teammate Ayana Mitchell, center, and Tennessee center Mercedes Russell (21) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

    Jackson scores 21, LSU women beat No. 10 Tennessee 70-59

    Chloe Jackson scored 21 points and LSU took control in the third quarter to beat No. 10 Tennessee 70-59

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    BC-BKC--N. Iowa-Loyola of Chicago Long Box

    BC-BKC--N. Iowa-Loyola of Chicago Long Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 70, N. IOWA 47FGFTRebN. IOWAMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSCarlson356-100-04-72214Phyfe171-20-00-3112Brown282-80-00-1016McCloud304-91-41-2319Pickford315-124-41-30014W.Lohaus150-20-00-3100Haldeman120-30-00-1110Rhodes90-10-00-2030Koch91-20-00-0032Friedman60-00-00-0010Dahl20-20-01-1000McDonnell20-10-00-0010Wentzien20-00-00-0000T.Lohaus20-00-00-1000Totals20019-525-87-2481447 Percentages: FG .365, FT .625. 3-Point Goals: 4-21, .190 (Carlson 2-4, Brown 2-5, Rhodes 0-1, Haldeman 0-2, W.Lohaus 0-2, McCloud 0-3, Pickford 0-4). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 11 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Phyfe 2, Brown). Turnovers: 11 (Brown 3, Carlson 3, W.Lohaus 2, Koch, McCloud, Phyfe). Steals: 5 (Carlson 2, McCloud 2, Pickford). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebLOYOLA OF CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSKrutwig193-78-83-81114Custer359-120-00-32121Richardson311-20-00-1313Townes242-70-01-4324Ingram326-112-20-81216Satterwhite190-20-00-2200Jackson172-40-00-2144Williamson151-22-20-2105Skokna50-00-00-2010Negron21-11-10-0003Shanks10-10-00-0000Totals20025-4913-134-32141270 Percentages: FG .510, FT 1.000. 3-Point Goals: 7-14, .500 (Custer 3-4, Ingram 2-3, Richardson 1-2, Williamson 1-2, Jackson 0-1, Shanks 0-1, Townes 0-1). Team Rebounds: 0. Team Turnovers: 8 (17 PTS). Blocked Shots: 0.

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    FILE - This Feb. 6, 2017 file photo shows Miami Heat's Rodney McGruder during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis. McGruder knows he’s one of the lucky ones, someone who can play in the NBA. He knows the overwhelming majority of kids won’t be as fortunate. So he’s founded a sports business initiative, designed with showing middle schoolers their career options in sports _ without being an athlete. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, file)

    Planting seeds: McGruder showing kids options within sports

    Heat guard Rodney McGruder founds a sports business initiative, to show kids options for careers

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    Marseille's Adil Rami, reacts after scoring during the League One soccer match between Marseille and Monaco, at the Velodrome Stadium, in Marseille, southern France, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Marseille and Monaco miss out on 2nd place after 2-2 draw

    Marseille and Monaco missed the chance to move up to second place in the French league after drawing 2-2 in a frenetic game on Sunday

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    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson fist-bumps a fan as he is carted off after slipping during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Thunder G Roberson expected to miss rest of season

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson is expected to miss the rest of the season with a ruptured left patellar tendon

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    BC-BKC--N. Iowa-Loyola of Chicago Long Box

    BC-BKC--N. Iowa-Loyola of Chicago Long Box LOYOLA OF CHICAGO 70, N. IOWA 47FGFTRebN. IOWAMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSCarlson356-100-04-72214Phyfe171-20-00-3112Brown282-80-00-1016McCloud304-91-41-2319Pickford315-124-41-30014W.Lohaus150-20-00-3100Haldeman120-30-00-1110Rhodes90-10-00-2030Koch91-20-00-0032Friedman60-00-00-0010Dahl20-20-01-1000McDonnell20-10-00-0010Wentzien20-00-00-0000T.Lohaus20-00-00-1000Totals20019-525-87-2481447 Percentages: FG .365, FT .625. 3-Point Goals: 4-21, .190 (Carlson 2-4, Brown 2-5, Rhodes 0-1, Haldeman 0-2, W.Lohaus 0-2, McCloud 0-3, Pickford 0-4). Team Rebounds: 3. Team Turnovers: 11 (6 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Phyfe 2, Brown). Turnovers: 11 (Brown 3, Carlson 3, W.Lohaus 2, Koch, McCloud, Phyfe). Steals: 5 (Carlson 2, McCloud 2, Pickford). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebLOYOLA OF CHICAGOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSKrutwig193-78-83-81114Custer359-120-00-32121Richardson311-20-00-1313Townes242-70-01-4324Ingram336-112-20-81216Satterwhite190-20-00-2200Jackson172-40-00-2144Williamson151-22-20-2105Skokna50-00-00-2010Negron21-11-10-0003Shanks10-10-00-0000Totals20025-4913-134-32141270 Percentages: FG .510, FT 1.000. 3-Point Goals: 7-14, .500 (Custer 3-4, Ingram 2-3, Richardson 1-2, Williamson 1-2, Jackson 0-1, Shanks 0-1, Townes 0-1). Team Rebounds: 0. Team Turnovers: 8 (17 PTS). Blocked Shots: 0.

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    Virginia's Kyle Guy (5) handles the ball against the defense of Duke's Grayson Allen (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. Virginia defeated Duke 65-63. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

    No. 2 Virginia shuts down No. 4 Duke in ACC showdown

    No. 2 Virginia's top-ranked defense shut down No. 4 Duke's vaunted offense in ACC showdown

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    Mississippi State guard Victoria Vivians (35) blocks a shot by Mississippi forward Shelby Gibson (42) during the second half of the NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Miss., Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Mississippi State won 69-49. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Vivians, No. 2 Mississippi State women top Mississippi 69-49

    Vivians leads No. 2 Mississippi State past Mississippi 69-49

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    Ionescu has 9th triple-double to lead Oregon women over Utah

    Sabrina Ionescu has ninth career triple-double to lead No. 7 Oregon over Utah

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    Cavaliers' Wade misses 2nd game, expected to return Tuesday

    Dwyane Wade misses second game after death of his agent, expected to return to team Tuesday

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    Barnes Arico wins 400, No. 16 Michigan women top NU 80-59

    Katelynn Flaherty scored 27 points, Hallie Thome added 25 and No. 16 Michigan gave coach Kim Barnes Arico her 400th career win, 80-59 over Northwestern

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    Carter scores 21 in No. 15 Texas A&M women's 91-67 victory

    Chennedy Carter, the nation's top-scoring freshman, poured in 21 points and No. 15 Texas A&M cruised past Vanderbilt 91-67

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    FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots strong safety Duron Harmon, right, celebrates his interception in the end zone of a pass from Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during the second half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. Since signing a four-year, $17 million contract this past offseason, Harmon has become a more vocal presence in the Patriots’ locker room and was one of its most consistent players down the stretch. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

    Harmon still speaking up, playing big for Patriots

    Harmon's voice: Patriots safety spoke up during last year's Super Bowl, and has continued to inspire teammates as they look to defend their title

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    Louisville guard Jessica Laemmle (24) drives between the defensive pressure of Wake Forest guards Alex Sharp (14) and Amber Campbell (2) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Durr scores 26, No. 4 Louisville women top Wake Forest 89-52

    Asia Durr regained her shooting touch, scoring 26 points to lead No. 4 Louisville over Wake Forest 89-52

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    FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, hugs coach Bill Belichick after the AFC championship NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Foxborough, Mass. Opponents tend to freak out against Brady and Belichick just when they’re about to conquer the New England Patriots’ dynastic duo. The Philadelphia Eagles swear they won’t fall into that trap if they have the chance in Super Bowl 52. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

    Patriots don't need any help but they tend to get it

    The New England Patriots don't need any help in beating opponents but they tend to get it from their opponents themselves

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    No. 22 Green Bay women top Horizon League co-leader IUPUI

    Allie Leclaire scored 22 points, Jessica Lindstrom had eight points, six rebounds and four steals, and No. 22 Green Bay rallied past IUPUI 52-45 for sole possession of first place in the Horizon League

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    Robinson rallies No. 21 Georgia women past Gators 66-57

    Caliya Robinson scored 10 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter when No. 21 Georgia made 11 of 13 free throws to rally for a 66-57 win over Florida

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    West Ham United's Arthur Masuaku, left, leaves the field after being sent-off during the FA Cup, fourth round match against Wigan at the DW Stadium, Wigan, England, Saturday Jan. 27, 2018. Arthur Masuaku apologized Sunday for spitting at opponent during West Ham’s FA Cup defeat to Wigan. The defender was sent off during the Hammers’ 2-0 defeat to third-tier Wigan on Saturday as he reacted to a challenge from Nick Powell. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP)

    West Ham defender Masuaku sorry for spitting at opponent

    Arthur Masuaku apologized Sunday for spitting at an opponent during West Ham's FA Cup defeat to Wigan

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    Brown leads No. 18 Duke women past Pitt 58-46 for 900th win

    Lexie Brown scored 20 points and No. 18 Duke recovered from blowing an 18-point second half lead to defeat Pittsburgh 58-46, the 900th win in program history. Brown had 10 points as the Blue Devils (17-5, 6-3 ACC) closed the game with a 15-2 run

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    Bucks' Parker expects target date for return this week

    Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker expects to know a target date this week for his return from the second major knee surgery of his young career

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    FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Calgary Flames right wing Jaromir Jagr, of the Czech Republic, waits for a face-off against the Colorado Avalanche during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. Multiple people with direct knowledge of the move say the Calgary Flames have placed Jagr on waivers. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, because the team had not announced the transaction. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

    AP sources: Flames put Jaromir Jagr on waivers

    Two people with direct knowledge of the move tell The Associated Pres the Calgary Flames have placed Jaromir Jagr on waivers

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    Stanford running back Bryce Love poses for photos with the Lombardi Award trophy at the Lone Star College Cy Fair on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Cypress, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    Stanford star Love wins Lombardi as nation's top player

    Stanford running back Bryce Love won the Lombardi Award, given to the top Division I football player, based on performance, leadership, character and resilience

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    Napoli's Dries Mertens celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between Napoli and Bologna at the San Paolo Stadium in Naples, Italy, Sunday, Jan.28, 2018. (Cesare Abbate/ANSA via AP)

    Mertens back in form as Napoli beats Bologna to go top again

    Dries Mertens is back in form and at the perfect time for Napoli as the Serie A title race heats up

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    FILE - In a Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 file photo, France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron perform to win the pairs ice dance free dance event at the European figure skating championships in Moscow, Russia. One of the oddities of figure skating is that training partners are often your biggest rivals. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

    Training partners or rivals: figure skating's unique dynamic

    One of the oddities of figure skating is that your training partners are often your biggest rivals, their success usually dovetailing with your own failures

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    Espanyol defender scores 3 goals _ but only 1 for his team

    Espanyol defender Mario Hermoso scores 3 goals _ but only 1 for his team in loss to Leganes

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    Mazzone’s Hawthorne selections for Sunday’s races

    Here is today’s link to Joe Mazzone’s selections, brought to you in part by the Daily Herald and Hawthorne Racecourse, for Sunday’s races at Hawthorne,

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    Bailey breaks deadlock for Leverkusen to reclaim 2nd place

    Leon Bailey's remarkable form has continued as he scored again to help Bayer Leverkusen reclaim second place in the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win over Mainz

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    In this Jan. 27, 2018 photo Stuttgart coach Hannes Wolf waits prior the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and Schalke 04, in Stuttgart. Germany. Stuttgart is looking for a new coach after parting company with Hannes Wolf. The Bundesliga side says the decision was made following discussions with Wolf that lasted well into the night after Stuttgart's 2-0 loss at home to Schalke on Saturday. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)

    Stuttgart parts ways with Hannes Wolf as coach

    Stuttgart is looking for another coach after parting company with Hannes Wolf

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    Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi, left, vies for the ball with Newcastle United's Henri Saivet during the English FA Cup fourth round soccer match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 . (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Batshuayi double leads Chelsea past Newcastle in FA Cup

    Chelsea avoided exiting a second competition in a week as it progressed to the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 3-0 victory over Newcastle on Sunday

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    BC-BKC--BKC Glance,1st Add

    All Times ESTCOLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATIONConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTColl. of Charleston73.700166.727William & Mary73.700147.667Northeastern73.700148.636Hofstra64.600139.591Towson55.500158.652Elon55.5001310.565Delaware46.4001112.478UNC-Wilmington46.400715.318Drexel37.300914.391James Madison28.200617.261 ___ Saturday's Games Elon 83, Towson 76 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 William & Mary 84, UNC-Wilmington 81 Hofstra 64, Delaware 59 CONFERENCE USAConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTMiddle Tennessee81.889165.762Old Dominion71.875164.800W. Kentucky71.875156.714Marshall53.625147.667UAB54.556148.636North Texas54.5561210.545Louisiana Tech45.444139.591Southern Miss.45.4441111.500UTSA45.4441111.500FAU45.4441011.476FIU36.333913.409UTEP27.222714.333Rice27.222517.227Charlotte17.125514.263 ___ Saturday's Games FAU 63, Rice 62 North Texas 69, FIU 67, OT Old Dominion 88, Charlotte 66 W. Kentucky 85, Marshall 74 Middle Tennessee 81, UTEP 50 Louisiana Tech 89, Southern Miss. 66 UTSA 82, UAB 70

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    NCAA Basketball

    All Times ESTAMERICA EAST CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTVermont701.000175.773UMBC62.750158.652Hartford53.6251210.545New Hampshire53.625913.409Albany (NY)54.556177.708Stony Brook35.375814.364z-Mass.-Lowell26.250813.381Maine26.250518.217Binghamton17.1251013.435 z-ineligible for post-season play ___ Saturday's Games UMBC 86, Maine 74 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Albany (NY) 57, Stony Brook 50 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTCincinnati801.000192.905Wichita St.62.750164.800Houston52.714154.789UConn43.571119.550SMU44.500147.667UCF44.500137.650Memphis44.500138.619Tulsa44.500119.550Tulane35.375128.600Temple26.2501010.500East Carolina26.250811.421South Florida17.125813.381 ___ Saturday's Games Cincinnati 62, Memphis 48 Sunday's Games East Carolina at SMU, 2 p.m. South Florida at Houston, 3 p.m. Tulsa at Wichita St., 6 p.m. UConn at Temple, 8 p.m.

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    BC-BKC--BKC Glance,2nd Add

    All Times ESTOHIO VALLEY CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTBelmont91.900176.739Murray St.82.800165.762Jacksonville St.73.700167.696Tennessee Tech73.700158.652Austin Peay73.7001210.545Tennessee St.55.5001011.476SE Missouri46.4001013.435UT Martin37.300815.348SIU-Edwardsville37.300714.333E. Illinois37.300714.333E. Kentucky28.200815.348Morehead St.28.200615.286 ___ Saturday's Games Belmont 83, SIU-Edwardsville 72 Austin Peay 92, Morehead St. 76 Jacksonville St. 78, SE Missouri 60 Murray St. 88, E. Kentucky 73 Tennessee Tech 63, UT Martin 55 Tennessee St. 50, E. Illinois 47 PACIFIC-12 CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTArizona81.889184.818Southern Cal72.778166.727UCLA64.600157.682Washington43.571146.700Stanford54.5561111.500Utah55.500138.619Oregon44.500147.667Arizona St.45.444165.762Colorado46.4001210.545Oregon St.35.375119.550Washington St.16.143910.474California17.125714.333 ___ Saturday's Games Arizona 74, Utah 73 Oregon 66, Oregon St. 57 Arizona St. 80, Colorado 66 UCLA 89, Stanford 73 Sunday's Games California at Southern Cal, 4 p.m. Washington St. at Washington, 8 p.m.

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    Croatia's Marin Cilic makes a forehand return to Switzerland's Roger Federer during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Cilic blames slow start to Aussie final on closed roof

    Marin Cilic blames slow start to Australian Open final on closed roof at arena, but pleased with effort in 3rd Grand Slam final

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    Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki sprays champagne during a photo shoot in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Wozniacki defeated Romania's Simona Halep in Saturday's final to win the Australian Open women's singles final.(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

    Wozniacki beats Halep, takes her spot at No. 1 in rankings

    Winning the Australian Open final gave Caroline Wozniacki her first major title, and a bonus prize

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    Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, wipes tears from his eyes after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic, left, in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

    A look at what happened Sunday at the Australian Open

    A look at what happened Sunday at the Australian Open

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    IOC 'worried' for Olympic boxing body, organized crime links

    The IOC says it is "extremely worried" about the governance of Olympic boxing body AIBA, whose new interim president Gafur Rakhimov has been linked to organized crime by United States federal authorities

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    Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski, left, and Croatia's Mate Pavic hold their trophy aloft after defeating Hungary's Timea Babos and partner India's Rohan Bopanna in the mixed doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

    Doubles double at the Australian Open for Mate Pavic

    Mate Pavic picked up two Grand Slam titles within 24 hours after winning the Australian Open mixed doubles on Sunday

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    BC-BKC--BKC Glance,1st Add

    All Times ESTCOLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATIONConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTColl. of Charleston73.700166.727William & Mary73.700147.667Northeastern73.700148.636Hofstra64.600139.591Towson55.500158.652Elon55.5001310.565Delaware46.4001112.478UNC-Wilmington46.400715.318Drexel37.300914.391James Madison28.200617.261 ___ Saturday's Games Elon 83, Towson 76 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 William & Mary 84, UNC-Wilmington 81 Hofstra 64, Delaware 59 CONFERENCE USAConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTMiddle Tennessee81.889165.762Old Dominion71.875164.800W. Kentucky71.875156.714Marshall53.625147.667UAB54.556148.636North Texas54.5561210.545Louisiana Tech45.444139.591Southern Miss.45.4441111.500UTSA45.4441111.500FAU45.4441011.476FIU36.333913.409UTEP27.222714.333Rice27.222517.227Charlotte17.125514.263 ___ Saturday's Games FAU 63, Rice 62 North Texas 69, FIU 67, OT W. Kentucky 85, Marshall 74 Old Dominion 88, Charlotte 66 Middle Tennessee 81, UTEP 50 Louisiana Tech 89, Southern Miss. 66 UTSA 82, UAB 70

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    NCAA Basketball

    All Times ESTAMERICA EAST CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTVermont701.000175.773UMBC62.750158.652Hartford53.6251210.545New Hampshire53.625913.409Albany (NY)54.556177.708Stony Brook35.375814.364z-Mass.-Lowell26.250813.381Maine26.250518.217Binghamton17.1251013.435 z-ineligible for post-season play ___ Saturday's Games UMBC 86, Maine 74 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Albany (NY) 57, Stony Brook 50 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTCincinnati801.000192.905Wichita St.62.750164.800Houston52.714154.789UConn43.571119.550SMU44.500147.667UCF44.500137.650Memphis44.500138.619Tulsa44.500119.550Tulane35.375128.600Temple26.2501010.500East Carolina26.250811.421South Florida17.125813.381 ___ Saturday's Games Cincinnati 62, Memphis 48 Sunday's Games East Carolina at SMU, 2 p.m. South Florida at Houston, 3 p.m. Tulsa at Wichita St., 6 p.m. UConn at Temple, 8 p.m.

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    FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, Chloe Kim watches the replay of her second run during the snowboarding superpipe final at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships in Breckenridge, Colo. Kim's parents are from South Korea, where the Olympic games will be held starting Feb. 9, 2018. Among the handful of relatives who live there is Chloe's grandma, who has been known to brag about her high-flying granddaughter if, say, she's out to tea with her friends and a picture of Chloe happens to appear in the newspaper, which happens fairly often. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

    Chloe Kim: California kid heads to South Korea's games

    Chloe Kim: Snowboarding's next star takes all-American tale to South Korea's games

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    BC-BKC--Valparaiso-Illinois St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--Valparaiso-Illinois St. Long Box ILLINOIS ST. 76, VALPARAISO 65FGFTRebVALPARAISOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSMcMillan120-40-00-0110Smits297-133-42-50117Evelyn347-184-60-34320Joseph272-31-22-3336Walker334-138-91-50416Kiser270-20-01-7140Golder182-30-01-4034Bradford101-30-00-0002Sorolla100-20-01-1020Totals20023-6116-218-2892165 Percentages: FG .377, FT .762. 3-Point Goals: 3-19, .158 (Evelyn 2-8, Joseph 1-1, Golder 0-1, Kiser 0-2, McMillan 0-2, Walker 0-5). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 12 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Joseph). Turnovers: 12 (Evelyn 6, Golder 2, Sorolla 2, McMillan, Smits). Steals: 9 (Evelyn 4, Joseph 2, Golder, Kiser, Smits). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebILLINOIS ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSFayne2811-122-54-90324Yarbrough267-123-41-87517Ndiaye180-00-00-1040Evans323-118-91-42217Williams293-80-01-7227Tinsley293-60-13-7116Hein220-42-20-2212Clarance121-40-01-2022Gassman40-11-20-2001Totals20028-5816-2311-42142076 Percentages: FG .483, FT .696. 3-Point Goals: 4-23, .174 (Evans 3-9, Williams 1-5, Clarance 0-2, Tinsley 0-2, Yarbrough 0-2, Hein 0-3). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 14 (7 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Ndiaye, Tinsley, Williams). Turnovers: 14 (Yarbrough 5, Clarance 3, Evans 3, Fayne, Gassman, Hein). Steals: 8 (Yarbrough 3, Clarance 2, Hein 2, Williams). Technical Fouls: Williams, 18:18 second. Valparaiso2342-65Illinois St.3442-76 A_5,024 (10,200).

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    Switzerland's Roger Federer kisses his trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    The Latest: Tears of joys flow after Federer wins 20th major

    Roger Federer was overcome with emotion as he concluded his remarks to the Rod Laver Arena crowd following his Australian Open victory over Marin Cilic

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Albany (NY) 57, Stony Brook 50 Colgate 83, American U. 69 Cornell 82, Columbia 81 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Harvard 86, Brown 77 Hofstra 64, Delaware 59 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Howard 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 75 Iona 78, Manhattan 65 Kentucky 83, West Virginia 76 LIU Brooklyn 94, CCSU 89, OT Lipscomb 86, NJIT 79, OT Loyola (Md.) 79, Army 68 Monmouth (NJ) 91, Marist 78 Mount St. Mary's 86, St. Francis Brooklyn 72 Navy 77, Lehigh 75 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Niagara 105, Canisius 89 Penn 67, Saint Joseph's 56 Penn St. 60, Rutgers 43 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 Savannah St. 106, Delaware St. 86 Syracuse 60, Pittsburgh 55 UMBC 86, Maine 74 Yale 74, Dartmouth 64 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Arkansas St. 93, Appalachian St. 88 Auburn 95, LSU 70 Austin Peay 92, Morehead St. 76 Belmont 83, SIU-Edwardsville 72 Cent. Arkansas 95, Northwestern St. 78 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Cincinnati 62, Memphis 48 Coastal Carolina 72, UALR 62 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Coppin St. 73, SC State 65 ETSU 75, Wofford 62 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Florida A&M 75, Hampton 71 Florida Gulf Coast 68, Jacksonville 62 Florida St. 103, Miami 94, OT Furman 100, W. Carolina 66 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia Southern 74, Texas-Arlington 59 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Jacksonville St. 78, SE Missouri 60 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Liberty 81, Presbyterian 66 Louisiana Tech 89, Southern Miss. 66 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 Louisiana-Monroe 83, South Alabama 74 Louisville 96, Wake Forest 77 MVSU 72, Jackson St. 67 Middle Tennessee 81, UTEP 50 Mississippi St. 74, Missouri 62 Murray St. 88, E. Kentucky 73 NC A&T 70, NC Central 64 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT Norfolk St. 71, Bethune-Cookman 70 North Florida 73, Stetson 65 Old Dominion 88, Charlotte 66 Prairie View 86, Alabama St. 80 SE Louisiana 67, Nicholls 63 Southern U. 61, Alcorn St. 48 Tennessee St. 50, E. Illinois 47 Tennessee Tech 63, UT Martin 55 Texas Southern 58, Alabama A&M 56 Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 The Citadel 76, Mercer 74 UNC-Asheville 84, High Point 77 UNC-Greensboro 98, Samford 82 UTSA 82, UAB 70 VCU 84, George Mason 76 VMI 70, Chattanooga 69 Vanderbilt 81, TCU 78 Virginia 65, Duke 63 W. Kentucky 85, Marshall 74 William & Mary 84, UNC-Wilmington 81 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 Creighton 85, Georgetown 77 E. Michigan 58, Miami (Ohio) 48 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Ill.-Chicago 71, IUPUI 62 Illinois St. 76, Valparaiso 65 Kansas 79, Texas A&M 68 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Kent St. 84, Cent. Michigan 76 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 Nebraska 98, Iowa 84 New Mexico St. 73, UMKC 48 Rio Grande 87, Chicago St. 81 S. Dakota St. 78, Fort Wayne 76

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Jan. 27EAST Albany (NY) 57, Stony Brook 50 Colgate 83, American U. 69 Cornell 82, Columbia 81 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Elon 83, Towson 76 Fairleigh Dickinson 89, Bryant 78 Fordham 82, UMass 69 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Harvard 86, Brown 77 Hofstra 64, Delaware 59 Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 Howard 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 75 Iona 78, Manhattan 65 Kentucky 83, West Virginia 76 LIU Brooklyn 94, CCSU 89, OT Lipscomb 86, NJIT 79, OT Loyola (Md.) 79, Army 68 Monmouth (NJ) 91, Marist 78 Mount St. Mary's 86, St. Francis Brooklyn 72 Navy 77, Lehigh 75 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Niagara 105, Canisius 89 Penn 67, Saint Joseph's 56 Penn St. 60, Rutgers 43 Quinnipiac 75, Fairfield 70 Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 Savannah St. 106, Delaware St. 86 Syracuse 60, Pittsburgh 55 UMBC 86, Maine 74 Yale 74, Dartmouth 64 SOUTH Alabama 80, Oklahoma 73 Arkansas St. 93, Appalachian St. 88 Auburn 95, LSU 70 Austin Peay 92, Morehead St. 76 Belmont 83, SIU-Edwardsville 72 Cent. Arkansas 95, Northwestern St. 78 Charleston Southern 84, Radford 81, OT Cincinnati 62, Memphis 48 Coastal Carolina 72, UALR 62 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 Coppin St. 73, SC State 65 ETSU 75, Wofford 62 Florida 81, Baylor 60 Florida A&M 75, Hampton 71 Florida Gulf Coast 68, Jacksonville 62 Florida St. 103, Miami 94, OT Furman 100, W. Carolina 66 Gardner-Webb 60, Longwood 57 Georgia Southern 74, Texas-Arlington 59 Georgia St. 54, Texas State 50 Jacksonville St. 78, SE Missouri 60 Kennesaw St. 81, SC-Upstate 80 Liberty 81, Presbyterian 66 Louisiana Tech 89, Southern Miss. 66 Louisiana-Lafayette 81, Troy 69 Louisiana-Monroe 83, South Alabama 74 Louisville 96, Wake Forest 77 MVSU 72, Jackson St. 67 Middle Tennessee 81, UTEP 50 Mississippi St. 74, Missouri 62 Murray St. 88, E. Kentucky 73 NC A&T 70, NC Central 64 NC State 95, North Carolina 91, OT Norfolk St. 71, Bethune-Cookman 70 North Florida 73, Stetson 65 Old Dominion 88, Charlotte 66 Prairie View 86, Alabama St. 80 SE Louisiana 67, Nicholls 63 Southern U. 61, Alcorn St. 48 Tennessee St. 50, E. Illinois 47 Tennessee Tech 63, UT Martin 55 Texas Southern 58, Alabama A&M 56 Texas Tech 70, South Carolina 63 The Citadel 76, Mercer 74 UNC-Asheville 84, High Point 77 UNC-Greensboro 98, Samford 82 UTSA 82, UAB 70 VCU 84, George Mason 76 VMI 70, Chattanooga 69 Vanderbilt 81, TCU 78 Virginia 65, Duke 63 W. Kentucky 85, Marshall 74 William & Mary 84, UNC-Wilmington 81 Winthrop 75, Campbell 64 MIDWEST Ball St. 111, Akron 106, 2OT Butler 70, St. John's 45 Creighton 85, Georgetown 77 E. Michigan 58, Miami (Ohio) 48 Evansville 77, Drake 73 Green Bay 85, Youngstown St. 67 Ill.-Chicago 71, IUPUI 62 Kansas 79, Texas A&M 68 Kansas St. 56, Georgia 51 Kent St. 84, Cent. Michigan 76 Milwaukee 70, Cleveland St. 47 N. Dakota St. 80, W. Illinois 69 Nebraska 98, Iowa 84 New Mexico St. 73, UMKC 48 Rio Grande 87, Chicago St. 81 S. Dakota St. 78, Fort Wayne 76 S. Illinois 79, Missouri St. 77

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    BC-BKC--BKC Glance,1st Add

    All Times ESTCOLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATIONConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTColl. of Charleston73.700166.727William & Mary73.700147.667Northeastern73.700148.636Hofstra64.600139.591Towson55.500158.652Elon55.5001310.565Delaware46.4001112.478UNC-Wilmington46.400715.318Drexel37.300914.391James Madison28.200617.261 ___ Saturday's Games Elon 83, Towson 76 Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 Coll. of Charleston 66, James Madison 59 William & Mary 84, UNC-Wilmington 81 Hofstra 64, Delaware 59 CONFERENCE USAConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTMiddle Tennessee81.889165.762Old Dominion71.875164.800W. Kentucky71.875156.714Marshall53.625147.667UAB54.556148.636North Texas54.5561210.545Louisiana Tech45.444139.591Southern Miss.45.4441111.500UTSA45.4441111.500FAU45.4441011.476FIU36.333913.409UTEP27.222714.333Rice27.222517.227Charlotte17.125514.263 ___ Saturday's Games FAU 63, Rice 62 North Texas 69, FIU 67, OT Old Dominion 88, Charlotte 66 W. Kentucky 85, Marshall 74 Louisiana Tech 89, Southern Miss. 66 Middle Tennessee 81, UTEP 50 UTSA 82, UAB 70

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    BC-BKC--BKC Glance,2nd Add

    All Times ESTOHIO VALLEY CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTBelmont91.900176.739Murray St.82.800165.762Jacksonville St.73.700167.696Tennessee Tech73.700158.652Austin Peay73.7001210.545Tennessee St.55.5001011.476SE Missouri46.4001013.435UT Martin37.300815.348SIU-Edwardsville37.300714.333E. Illinois37.300714.333E. Kentucky28.200815.348Morehead St.28.200615.286 ___ Saturday's Games Belmont 83, SIU-Edwardsville 72 Austin Peay 92, Morehead St. 76 Jacksonville St. 78, SE Missouri 60 Murray St. 88, E. Kentucky 73 Tennessee Tech 63, UT Martin 55 Tennessee St. 50, E. Illinois 47 PACIFIC-12 CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTArizona81.889184.818Southern Cal72.778166.727Stanford53.6251110.524Washington43.571146.700UCLA54.556147.667Utah55.500138.619Oregon44.500147.667Arizona St.45.444165.762Colorado46.4001210.545Oregon St.35.375119.550Washington St.16.143910.474California17.125714.333 ___ Saturday's Games Arizona 74, Utah 73 Oregon 66, Oregon St. 57 Arizona St. 80, Colorado 66 Stanford at UCLA, 10:30 p.m. Sunday's Games California at Southern Cal, 4 p.m. Washington St. at Washington, 8 p.m.

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    NCAA Basketball

    All Times ESTAMERICA EAST CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTVermont701.000175.773UMBC62.750158.652Hartford53.6251210.545New Hampshire53.625913.409Albany (NY)54.556177.708Stony Brook35.375814.364z-Mass.-Lowell26.250813.381Maine26.250518.217Binghamton17.1251013.435 z-ineligible for post-season play ___ Saturday's Games UMBC 86, Maine 74 New Hampshire 57, Binghamton 52 Hartford 77, Mass.-Lowell 70 Albany (NY) 57, Stony Brook 50 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCEConferenceAllGamesWLPCTWLPCTCincinnati801.000192.905Wichita St.62.750164.800Houston52.714154.789UConn43.571119.550SMU44.500147.667UCF44.500137.650Memphis44.500138.619Tulsa44.500119.550Tulane35.375128.600Temple26.2501010.500East Carolina26.250811.421South Florida17.125813.381 ___ Saturday's Games Cincinnati 62, Memphis 48 Sunday's Games East Carolina at SMU, 2 p.m. South Florida at Houston, 3 p.m. Tulsa at Wichita St., 6 p.m. UConn at Temple, 8 p.m.

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    BC-BKC--Valparaiso-Illinois St. Long Box

    BC-BKC--Valparaiso-Illinois St. Long Box ILLINOIS ST. 76, VALPARAISO 65FGFTRebVALPARAISOMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSMcMillan120-40-00-0110Smits297-133-42-50117Evelyn347-184-60-34320Joseph272-31-22-3336Walker334-138-91-50416Kiser270-20-01-7140Golder182-30-01-4034Bradford101-30-00-0002Sorolla100-20-01-1020Totals20023-6116-218-2892165 Percentages: FG .377, FT .762. 3-Point Goals: 3-19, .158 (Evelyn 2-8, Joseph 1-1, Golder 0-1, Kiser 0-2, McMillan 0-2, Walker 0-5). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 12 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Joseph). Turnovers: 12 (Evelyn 6, Golder 2, Sorolla 2, McMillan, Smits). Steals: 9 (Evelyn 4, Joseph 2, Golder, Kiser, Smits). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebILLINOIS ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSFayne2811-122-54-90324Yarbrough267-123-41-87517Ndiaye180-00-00-1040Evans323-118-91-42217Williams293-80-01-7227Tinsley293-60-13-7116Hein220-42-20-2212Clarance121-40-01-2022Gassman40-11-20-2001Totals20028-5816-2311-42142076 Percentages: FG .483, FT .696. 3-Point Goals: 4-23, .174 (Evans 3-9, Williams 1-5, Clarance 0-2, Tinsley 0-2, Yarbrough 0-2, Hein 0-3). Team Rebounds: 2. Team Turnovers: 14 (9 PTS). Blocked Shots: 3 (Ndiaye, Tinsley, Williams). Turnovers: 14 (Yarbrough 5, Clarance 3, Evans 3, Fayne, Gassman, Hein). Steals: 8 (Yarbrough 3, Clarance 2, Hein 2, Williams). Technical Fouls: Williams, 18:18 second. Valparaiso2342-65Illinois St.3442-76 A_5,024 (10,200).

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    BC-BKC--Valparaiso-Illinois St. Box

    BC-BKC--Valparaiso-Illinois St. Box ILLINOIS ST. 76, VALPARAISO 65VALPARAISO (11-12) McMillan 0-4 0-0 0, Smits 7-13 3-4 17, Walker 4-13 8-9 16, Joseph 2-3 1-2 6, Evelyn 7-18 4-6 20, Sorolla 0-2 0-0 0, Bradford 1-3 0-0 2, Golder 2-3 0-0 4, Kiser 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 23-61 16-21 65. ILLINOIS ST. (11-11) Yarbrough 7-12 3-4 17, Fayne 11-12 2-5 24, Ndiaye 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 3-8 0-0 7, Evans 3-11 8-9 17, Gassman 0-1 1-2 1, Tinsley 3-6 0-1 6, Hein 0-4 2-2 2, Clarance 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 28-58 16-23 76. Halftime_Illinois St. 34-23. 3-Point Goals_Valparaiso 3-19 (Evelyn 2-8, Joseph 1-1, Golder 0-1, McMillan 0-2, Kiser 0-2, Walker 0-5), Illinois St. 4-23 (Evans 3-9, Williams 1-5, Tinsley 0-2, Yarbrough 0-2, Clarance 0-2, Hein 0-3). Fouled Out_Yarbrough. Rebounds_Valparaiso 28 (Kiser 7), Illinois St. 42 (Fayne 9). Assists_Valparaiso 9 (Evelyn 4), Illinois St. 14 (Yarbrough 7). Total Fouls_Valparaiso 21, Illinois St. 20. Technicals_Williams. A_5,024 (10,200).

Business

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    Lawmakers reconsider Indianapolis light rail ban for Amazon

    Lawmakers are reconsidering a state ban on light rail in Indianapolis with hopes of landing Amazon's second North American headquarters

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    FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept, 17, 2013 file photo, Iranians surf the Internet at a cafe in Tehran, Iran. In Iran, a government push for a 'halal' internet means more control after protests. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

    'Halal' internet means more control in Iran after unrest

    In Iran, a government push for a 'halal' internet means more control after protests

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    The authors of “The Power of Working Longer,” a remarkable new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper, show that delaying retirement by 3-6 months can have the same impact on the retirement standard of living as saving an additional one-percentage point of labor earnings for 30 years.

    Analysis: Delaying retirement can have remarkable benefits

    The authors of “The Power of Working Longer,” a remarkable new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper, show that delaying retirement by 3-6 months can have the same impact on the retirement standard of living as saving an additional one-percentage point of labor earnings for 30 years.

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    New York state lawmakers could punch a $50.6 billion hole in the federal government’s budget by revamping their state income tax.

    Blue states’ tax workarounds could mean $154B lost to Treasury

    Five Democratic-leaning states are exploring ways to change their tax laws that could remove roughly $154 billion from federal coffers over the next eight years, adding to anticipated deficits, according to a recent analysis. The potential drop in federal revenue reflects a furious burst of creativity among state lawmakers and tax experts in response to the Republican-sponsored federal tax-overhaul legislation that President Donald Trump signed last month.

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    Owning a home can tie up a lot of your money and limit your flexibility to move. On the flip side, you don’t have to worry about rent hikes, your home can increase in value, and you can take advantage of tax benefits.

    Rent or buy a home? Here’s what to consider

    Deciding whether to rent or buy a home requires soul-searching. Not only is homeownership one of the biggest financial investments most adults will make, but it also can be a major lifestyle adjustment.

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    Union membership remains dramatically diminished from its peak in the middle of the 20th century, when roughly one-third of American workers were union members.

    Union membership remained steady in 2017, but will that trend hold?

    Union membership held steady in 2017 at 10.7 percent of the workforce, according to figures released recently by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But a number of forces are driving the long-term decline in union membership.

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    America’s corporations have been hiring armies of data scientists and data engineers as they collect exponentially larger amounts of data about their customers, their businesses and their markets. Now, they also need more people to help them decide what to do once they have all that data, and what decisions to make as a result, leading to a boom in “business operations” jobs that the careers website Glassdoor says make their annual list of the best jobs in America for the first time.

    The 50 best jobs in America, according to Glassdoor

    America’s corporations have been hiring armies of data scientists and data engineers as they collect exponentially larger amounts of data about their customers, their businesses and their markets. Now, they also need more people to help them decide what to do once they have all that data, leading to a boom in “business operations” jobs on Glassdoor’s annual list of the best jobs in America.

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    Over the next several months, along with college admissions offers, high school seniors will get financial aid letters from schools that illustrate how they might pay for tuition. For students and their parents, deciphering the letters from most schools is almost impossible.

    Why is it so difficult to figure out how much college will cost?

    Over the next several months, along with college admissions offers, high school seniors will get financial aid letters from schools that illustrate how they might pay for tuition. For students and their parents, deciphering the letters from most schools is almost impossible.

Life & Entertainment

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    Richard Thomas, left, plays family patriarch Erik Blake in the Broadway tour of “The Humans” by Stephen Karam.

    Broadway veterans bring ‘The Humans’ back to Chicago

    Broadway veterans Richard Thomas and Daisy Eagan muse on Stephen Karam’s Tony Award-winning “The Humans.” The national tour starts Tuesday, Jan. 30, in Chicago, where the family drama premiered a few years ago.

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    Not only are the building materials of “Healthy Home 2018” carefully sourced, but the furnishings are, as well. This model home, located in Inverness, is open for tour through Feb. 4.

    Healthy Home 2018 is green from the roof down

    Spurred by a family member’s allergies, the owners of Dior Builders of Palatine made changes in their building materials and now showcases their advancements in show homes. Dior’s Healthy Home 2018 is the first in the country to be built under the American Lung Association’s revised Health House™ guidelines, featuring everything from energy efficient products and innovative technologies, to green building materials and nontoxic furniture and accessories.

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    Searching for an architectural soul in Palm Beach

    Many think that the architecture of Palm Beach is one that never changes. Architecture is not taken lightly, and while some see the island as a place where things never change, the architectural history begs to differ.

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    Lady Gaga arrives at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28.

    Lots of black but also pops of glitz in Grammys fashion

    Stars, including Lady Gaga and Kelly Clarkson, turned out on the Grammys red carpet Sunday displaying white roses in solidarity with the Time's Up and #MeToo movements against sexual misconduct on music's biggest night.

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    Omarosa Manigault Newman is following up her year in the White House with a stint on "Celebrity Big Brother."

    Omarosa Manigault joining CBS' 'Celebrity Big Brother'

    Omarosa Manigault Newman is following up her year in the White House with a stint on "Celebrity Big Brother."

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    Bruno Mars accepts the award for song of the year for “That’s What I Like” at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

    Bruno Mars sweeps the Grammys

    Bruno Mars won all six of the awards he was nominated for at the Grammys with “24K Magic,” his energetic and upbeat 90s-inspired R&B album.

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    This Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, photo shows music streaming apps clockwise from top left, Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Pandora and Google on an iPhone in New York. A federal copyright board has raised the music streaming royalties for songwriters and music publishers by more than 40 percent. The decision announced earlier this weekend stems from a dispute pitting songwriters against steadily growing music streaming services sold by Spotify, Apple, Google, Amazon and Pandora. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

    Copyright board boosts songwriters' music streaming fees

    Federal copyright board raises music streaming royalties for songwriters and music publishers to narrow financial divide separating them from recording labels

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    Dylan O'Brien, left, Giancarlo Esposito and Rosa Salazar star in "Maze Runner: The Death Cure."

    'Maze Runner' installment tops charts, Oscars pics get boost

    "Maze Runner: The Death Cure" is the highest grossing film of the weekend, but according to studio estimates Sunday, many moviegoers also chose the first weekend after Oscar nominations to catch up with some awards contenders like "The Shape of Water."

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    FILE - In this 1985 file photo, high school teacher Christa McAuliffe rides with her children Caroline, left, and Scott during a parade down Main Street in Concord, N.H. New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is proclaiming a day in honor of McAuliffe who died in the NASA Challenger disaster decades ago. Sununu said Sunday, Jan. 28 will be known as "Christa McAuliffe Day" in honor of the woman selected to become the first educator in space. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

    Teacher killed in space shuttle Challenger disaster honored

    Christa McAuliffe Day: New Hampshire proclaims day in tribute to local teacher who died in NASA space shuttle Challenger disaster on Jan. 28, 1986

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    Children should never be placed in a car seat while wearing a snowsuit or puffy winter coat, experts say.

    Winter coats harmful to children in car seats

    With cold and snowy winter days upon us, child safety experts are reminding parents to take precaution before bundling their little one up and strapping them in a car seat.

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    Back pain: Explaining it from a neurosurgeon’s perspective

    Back pain makes almost every top 10 list for doctor visits, missed work, and health care spending. Why is that? Local neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Walsh explains potential sources of back pain and what can be done to relieve back pain.

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    Jay-Z was nominated for eight Grammy awards. The 60th Annual Grammy Awards will air on CBS Sunday, Jan. 28.

    He said, she said: AP writers predict the Grammy winners

    Because of our expertise in the Grammy game, we know what’s obvious: The Recording Academy is unpredictable. We’ll try our best at predicting who will win big when the awards are handed out Sunday at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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    James Corden is ready to host the 60th annual Grammy Awards Sunday.

    James Corden says Grammys will include ‘Me Too’ moment

    Grammy Award host James Corden says Sunday’s show will carve out time to allow artists to express solidarity with the “Me Too” and Time’s Up movements. Corden will do his own part to support victims of sexual misconduct by wearing a white rose.

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    The Husky Heroes sled dog event returns to the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.

    Sunday picks: Snuggle up to these Husky Heroes in Lisle

    Snow or no snow, the Husky Heroes event returns this weekend to the Morton Arboretum. More on this, the Chicagoland Fishing Travel and Outdoor Expo in Schaumburg, Split Lip Rayfield at Lombard’s BrauerHouse and other fun events.

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    FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017 file photo, actress Viola Davis poses in the press room at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Davis Davis produced and narrates the documentary series “Two Sides,” airing on TV One. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    Viola Davis' 'Two Sides' docu-series tackles deadly reality

    Viola Davis switches from drama to deadly reality in TV One's documentary series "Two Sides." Davis narrated and produced the series that examines African-American deaths involving law enforcement

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    Don’t forbid your sisters from dating your friends

    Q. I am a woman with many male friends I won’t “allow” my sisters to date. Shouldn’t I have a right to not want my family to date my friends so I don’t get caught in their turmoil?

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    6 tips to make family trips more fun for everyone

    With careful planning, parents can make sure their family’s vacation is a dream getaway, our Ken Potts says.

Discuss

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    What to call Trump’s fear of investigation?

    Columnist Kathleen Parker: Conspiracies. Secret societies. Witch hunts. During the past year, we’ve heard reference to all of the above to explain away any suggestion of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 presidential election.

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    Rational approach to immigration is not a new idea

    Columnist Georgie Anne Geyer: As a foreign correspondent who was able to cross national borders and chart thematic changes in whole regions, I look back on one of the most revealing moments — before trying to deal with the most serious question facing us today.

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    School funding request deserves support
    A Mount Prospect letter to the editor: My wife and I moved our young family to Mount Prospect in 1968. Our four daughters all attended District 57 schools for their primary grades and then moved on to Prospect High School.

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    Lockstep with Trump
    A Schaumburg letter to the editor: A president is supposed to lead the country.

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    Tax bill is boosting paychecks, economy
    A St. Charles letter to the editor: I read the Daily Herald and The Wall Street Journal Thursday, Jan. 18, and there was an article in each about Apple paying a whopping $38 billion tax bill for overseas profits that they are bringing back to the U.S.

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    Don’t watch the Super Bowl
    A St. Charles letter to the editor: I am a Vietnam veteran and I have not watched a single NFL game for the past two seasons.

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    Tax cut will have positive benefits
    A Naperville letter to the editor: My family thanks Congressman Peter Roskam for his leadership across the board, but most especially in passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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    60-vote rule is true cause of shutdown
    A Crystal Lake letter to the editor: The word civics is a “noun” and defined as “the study or science of the privileges and obligations of citizens.”

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    Air traffic control effort is power grab
    A Wheaton letter to the editor: After the Daily Herald published a prominently positioned op-ed column by an airline industry lobbyist in favor of privatizing air traffic control, it is necessary to set the record straight.

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    Grateful for honesty
    A Glen Ellyn letter to the editor: On Sunday, Jan. 21, I left my wallet in a cart in the parking lot of Valli Produce in Glendale Heights.

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