Daily Archive : Saturday February 3, 2018

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    In this photo provided by the NHL, Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams poses backstage with his portrait at the 7th Annual NFL Honors at the Cyrus Northrop Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Peter Barreras/NFL via AP)

    Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards, Allen comeback player

    For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL's Most Valuable Player

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    Alexander Zverev of Germany reacts after he won his match against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at the Davis Cup World Group first round in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

    Zrevev beats Kyrgios to give Germany 1st-round Davis Cup win

    Alexander Zverev has powered Germany through to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup World Group, beating Australia's Nick Kyrgios 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-2 in the first reverse singles Sunday

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    Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, tries to move the ball as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Jokic makes go-ahead 3-pointer, Nuggets top Warriors 115-108

    Jokic hits a tiebreaking 3-pointer, finishes with 19 points as the Nuggets beat the Warriors, 115-108

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    Utah Jazz' Ricky Rubio, center, loses the ball as he is guarded by San Antonio Spurs' Pau Gasol (16) and Manu Ginobili during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

    Rubio's season-high 34 leads Jazz by Spurs, 120-111

    Ricky Rubio had a season-high 34 points and added nine assists and the Utah Jazz upended the San Antonio Spurs 120-111 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory

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    Minnesota Timberwolves' Jeff Teague, left, drives around New Orleans Pelicans' Dante Cunningham in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Butler scores 30 to lead Wolves past Pelicans, 118-107

    Jimmy Butler scored 30 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 22 points and 16 rebounds for his league-leading 47th double-double, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat New Orleans 118-107 on Saturday night

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    Nashville Predators left wing Viktor Arvidsson (33) is congratulated by defenseman P.K. Subban (76), defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14) and center Ryan Johansen (92) after his goal against the New York Rangers in the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP)

    Fiala, Rinne help Predators beat struggling Rangers, 5-2

    Kevin Fiala scored twice and Pekka Rinne stopped 20 shots to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-2 win over the struggling New York Rangers

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    Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, drives to the basket against Houston Rockets' James Harden in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Rockets embarrass LeBron, disconnected Cavs 120-88

    Paul scores 22 as Rockets blast listless Cavaliers 120-88

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    Dallas Stars forward Mattias Janmark (13) celebrates tipping a shot past Minnesota Wild goaltender Alex Stalock (32) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

    Benn leads 4-goal 2nd period as Stars beat Wild 6-1

    Jamie Benn had a goal and an assist during a four-goal second period, and the Dallas Stars beat the Minnesota Wild 6-1

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    Winnipeg Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers (27) crosses the blue line as Colorado Avalanche's Samuel Girard (49) defends and Jets' Mathieu Perreault (85) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Hellebuyck gets 5th shutout, Jets beat Avalanche 3-0

    Connor Hellebuyck stopped 25 shots for his fifth shutout of the season as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0

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    Girls bowling scoreboard: Saturday, Feb. 3 results
    High school girls bowling results from meets of Saturday, Feb. 3.

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    Boys wrestling scoreboard: Saturday, Feb. 3 results
    High school wrestling results from meets of Saturday, Feb. 3.

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    Girls basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Feb. 3 results
    High school girls basketball results from games of Saturday, Feb. 3.

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    Boys basketball scoreboard: Saturday, Feb. 3 results
    High school boys basketball results from games of Saturday, Feb. 3.

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    Boys swimming scoreboard: Saturday, Feb. 3 results
    High school boys swimming results from meets of Saturday, Feb. 3.

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    Dundee-Crown powers past Maine East

    The Dundee-Crown girls basketball team cracked the 70-point mark for the first time this season with a 70-25 nonconference win over Maine East on Saturday.

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    Mallory’s perfect night lifts Geneva

    Geneva’s forward-center Madison Mallory enjoyed her own perfect game of sorts during the Vikings’ 63-30 dismantling of Sycamore at Saturday night’s Kaneland Shootout in Maple Park.

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    Neuqua Valley squeaks past Waubonsie Valley at DVC meet

    Neuqua Valley won the DuPage Valley Conference boys swimming meet, with Waubonsie Valley second.

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    Girls bowling: Antioch leads the way with Warren regional triumph

    Antioch, Grayslake North, Warren and Wauconda all got on a postseason roll in girls bowling regional action Saturday and advanced into next week’s Buffalo Grove sectional at Arlington Lanes.

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    Burlington Central handles St. Charles North

    Burlington Central’s girls basketball team is always ready for a challenge.

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    Strong finish earns Huntley a regional title

    It was mission accomplished for the Huntley wrestling team.

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    St. Charles East’s Niko Derain wrestles Glenbard North’s Juan Rivera at 138 pounds Saturday during the Class 3A Glenbard East wrestling regional in Lombard.

    Glenbard North completes redemption

    Glenbard North won the Class 3A Glenbard East wrestling regional, with St. Charles East second and Wheaton North third.

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    Kaneland stymies Batavia, renames shootout to honor Colombe

    Kaneland’s girls basketball team defeated Batavia 42-33 Saturday at the Kristina M. Colombe Hoops for the Cure Shootout.

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    Emotional win helps Grayslake Central stay tied for NLCC lead

    By holding on for a 32-30 win over Grayslake North, visiting Grayslake Central hit the 20-win plateau on the season and also stayed tied with Grant for first place in the NLCC girls basketball race.

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    Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love watches from the bench in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Unlucky break: Cavs' Love still "down" after fracturing hand

    Cavs' Love admits he's "still down" after breaking left hand, missing All-Star Game.

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    Glenbard West gangs up on Wheaton North

    Boys basketball: Playing without leading scorer Evan Taylor, who was home with the flu, visiting Glenbard West beat Wheaton North 57-47 in Saturday’s nonconference matchup.

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    Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) and Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Huberdeau's late goal lifts Panthers over Red Wings, 3-2

    Jonathan Huberdeau scored with 7.7 seconds left in the third period to lift the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings

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    Stevenson hangs on against Lake Forest

    Stevenson’s boys basketball team led 19-0 after the first quarter — but had to hold on for dear life in pulling out a 39-34 against Lake Forest in North Suburban Conference play Saturday night.

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    Tough weekend gets tougher for St. Charles North

    The resiliency and character of the St. Charles North boys basketball team will certainly be put to the test in the upcoming week after suffering a couple of disappointing losses over the weekend. The North Stars had already lost a heartbreaker by 1 point to rival Geneva on Friday before falling at home to a talented St. Joseph team 55-47 on Saturday.

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    Mia Lakstigala

    Naperville Central earns share of DVC championship again

    Naperville Central came from behind to defeat Wheaton North and clinch a share of the DuPage Valley Conference girls basketball championship.

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    St. Louis Blues Kyle Brodziak (28) skates past Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner (40) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

    Hutton stops 27 shots in Blues' 1-0 win over Sabres

    Carter Hutton stopped 27 shots, and Carl Gunnarsson banked in a shot off the crossbar with 5:41 left in the St. Louis Blues' 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres

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    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Grand Canyon Box

    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Grand Canyon Box GRAND CANYON 89, CHICAGO ST. 55CHICAGO ST. (2-23) Bowles 0-1 2-2 2, Simmons 3-6 3-3 9, Byrd 0-5 0-0 0, Sims 1-8 0-0 3, Burns 4-9 4-4 12, Odiase 0-0 0-0 0, Szpir 0-1 4-4 4, Shaw 2-5 0-0 4, Harris 1-2 5-6 7, Bell 3-8 0-0 8, Pruitt 3-4 0-2 6, Dubovitskiy 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-49 18-21 55. GRAND CANYON (17-7) Lever 2-4 0-0 5, Vernon 4-6 2-4 10, Benson 3-8 1-2 9, Braun 4-10 3-3 14, Frayer 5-8 0-0 12, Jackson 2-4 3-5 7, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Blumbergs 2-9 2-2 6, Sankare 2-4 3-3 7, Martin 1-1 0-2 3, Dale 0-0 1-2 1, Milstead 2-7 2-2 6, Sy-Savane 0-2 0-0 0, Aidoo 3-4 0-0 8, Allen 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 30-67 18-27 89. Halftime_Grand Canyon 36-27. 3-Point Goals_Chicago St. 3-18 (Bell 2-5, Sims 1-3, Pruitt 0-1, Harris 0-1, Burns 0-3, Byrd 0-5), Grand Canyon 11-27 (Braun 3-7, Aidoo 2-2, Frayer 2-5, Benson 2-6, Martin 1-1, Lever 1-2, Jackson 0-1, Sy-Savane 0-1, Blumbergs 0-2). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Chicago St. 32 (Sims 8), Grand Canyon 37 (Vernon 8). Assists_Chicago St. 7 (Burns 3), Grand Canyon 19 (Benson 6). Total Fouls_Chicago St. 24, Grand Canyon 18. A_7,244 (7,000).

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    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Grand Canyon Long Box

    BC-BKC--Chicago St.-Grand Canyon Long Box GRAND CANYON 89, CHICAGO ST. 55FGFTRebCHICAGO ST.MinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSBowles250-12-20-3032Simmons203-63-32-4029Burns334-94-41-23112Byrd170-50-01-4130Sims261-80-02-8113Bell173-80-01-2028Szpir140-14-40-0024Shaw142-50-01-3124Harris121-25-60-3047Dubovitskiy100-00-00-0030Pruitt93-40-21-3106Odiase30-00-00-0010Totals20017-4918-219-3272455 Percentages: FG .347, FT .857. 3-Point Goals: 3-18, .167 (Bell 2-5, Sims 1-3, Harris 0-1, Pruitt 0-1, Burns 0-3, Byrd 0-5). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 24 (4 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Bowles, Harris). Turnovers: 24 (Burns 5, Sims 4, Pruitt 3, Bowles 2, Byrd 2, Shaw 2, Simmons 2, Szpir 2, Dubovitskiy, Harris). Steals: 6 (Simmons 2, Sims 2, Burns, Shaw). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebGRAND CANYONMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSLever102-40-00-0445Vernon144-62-41-80310Benson263-81-23-4609Braun304-103-32-21114Frayer295-80-00-32112Jackson192-43-52-5017Blumbergs172-92-22-6036Milstead172-72-20-4306Aidoo123-40-00-0128Martin111-10-20-0113Sankare82-43-31-3107Smith40-00-00-1000Sy-Savane10-20-00-0000Dale10-01-21-1011Allen10-01-20-0011Totals20030-6718-2712-37191889 Percentages: FG .448, FT .667.

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    Baylor's Juicy Landrum (20) shoots the ball over Texas Tech's Brittany Brewer (20) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

    No. 3 Baylor beats Texas Tech 90-44 for 18th straight win

    Top 25 Capsules

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    No. 1 Aurora Christian rallies to stay unbeaten

    Aurora Christian kept its perfect season alive with a 62-54 come-from-behind win over Oswego East Saturday.

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    Jensen, Goodwin help No. 23 Oklahoma St. women beat Kansas

    Loryn Goodwin had 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists and Kaylee Jensen scored 23 points with nine boards to help No. 23 Oklahoma State beat Kansas 92-63

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    Hinsdale Central avoids Glenbard East trap

    Hinsdale Central avoids a trap-game pitfall against Glenbard East

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    New Jersey Devils, from left, Taylor Hall, Damon Severson (28), Travis Zajac and Stefan Noesen celebrate a goal by Zajac during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Newark, N.J. The Devils won 3-1. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Zajac has 2 goals and assist as Devils beat Penguins 3-1

    Travis Zajac scored two goals and set up another as the New Jersey Devils limited Pittsburgh to a season-low 16 shots in posting a 3-1 victory, ending the Penguins' four-game winning streak

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Feb. 3EAST Albany (NY) 83, New Hampshire 74 Army 82, American U. 70 Brown 102, Princeton 100, OT Bucknell 74, Lafayette 59 Cincinnati 65, UConn 57 Coll. of Charleston 86, Hofstra 85 Columbia 77, Dartmouth 74 Davidson 87, George Washington 58 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Robert Morris 67 Hartford 73, Stony Brook 64 Harvard 76, Cornell 73 Holy Cross 73, Loyola (Md.) 57 LIU Brooklyn 84, Bryant 71 La Salle 81, Saint Joseph's 78 Lehigh 80, Boston U. 75 Maine 81, Binghamton 79, OT Mount St. Mary's 59, St. Francis (Pa.) 56 Northeastern 107, UNC-Wilmington 100, OT Penn 59, Yale 50 Penn St. 82, Iowa 58 Purdue 78, Rutgers 76 Sacred Heart 67, CCSU 54 St. Bonaventure 84, Duquesne 81 St. John's 81, Duke 77 UMass 86, Dayton 82, 2OT Vermont 81, UMBC 53 Virginia 59, Syracuse 44 Wagner 79, St. Francis Brooklyn 61 West Virginia 89, Kansas St. 51 SOUTH Alabama 68, Florida 50 Alabama St. 89, MVSU 85, OT Auburn 93, Vanderbilt 81 Belmont 83, Morehead St. 73 Bethune-Cookman 80, Coppin St. 60 Clemson 75, Wake Forest 67 Drexel 91, William & Mary 79 ETSU 81, Chattanooga 61 East Carolina 88, Memphis 85, OT Elon 89, Delaware 76 FIU 71, Louisiana Tech 68 Florida Gulf Coast 80, Jacksonville 55 Florida St. 80, Louisville 76 Gardner-Webb 63, Charleston Southern 61 George Mason 79, Richmond 75 Grambling St. 69, Southern U. 68 High Point 67, Campbell 56 Houston 69, UCF 65 Howard 83, Florida A&M 80, OT Jackson St. 60, Alcorn St. 57 James Madison 79, Towson 73 Kennesaw St. 93, SC-Upstate 69 LSU 94, Arkansas 86 Liberty 67, Longwood 55 Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Louisiana-Monroe 59 McNeese St. 75, Northwestern St. 62 Mercer 73, Wofford 65 Miami 84, Virginia Tech 75 Middle Tennessee 78, Charlotte 73 Mississippi St. 72, Georgia 57 Murray St. 66, UT Martin 53 NC A&T 92, Hampton 84 NC Central 72, Delaware St. 61 NC State 76, Notre Dame 58 NJIT 81, Lipscomb 77 Nicholls 81, New Orleans 64 Norfolk St. 76, Morgan St. 65 North Carolina 96, Pittsburgh 65 North Florida 97, Stetson 91 Old Dominion 65, UAB 60 SE Louisiana 89, Cent. Arkansas 84 Savannah St. 111, SC State 99 Southern Miss. 77, FAU 66 Tennessee 94, Mississippi 61 Tennessee St. 73, E. Kentucky 60 The Citadel 100, Furman 92, OT Troy 80, South Alabama 63 UNC-Asheville 75, Presbyterian 61 W. Carolina 88, Samford 71 Winthrop 75, Radford 57 MIDWEST Austin Peay 96, SE Missouri 81 Bowling Green 70, Kent St. 62 Butler 80, DePaul 57 Cent. Michigan 101, Ohio 98, 2OT Drake 78, Bradley 68 E. Illinois 79, Tennessee Tech 71 E. Michigan 58, Ball St. 41 Fort Wayne 91, Denver 63 Illinois St. 75, Evansville 71 Indiana St. 77, N. Iowa 66 Loyola of Chicago 97, Missouri St. 75 Miami (Ohio) 81, N. Illinois 65 Michigan 76, Minnesota 73, OT Michigan St. 63, Indiana 60 Missouri 69, Kentucky 60 Montana 72, North Dakota 67 N. Kentucky 78, Cleveland St. 61 Oklahoma St. 84, Kansas 79 Providence 77, Marquette 75 S. Illinois 65, Valparaiso 59 SIU-Edwardsville 75, Jacksonville St. 67 Saint Louis 73, Fordham 50

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Feb. 3EAST Albany (NY) 83, New Hampshire 74 Army 82, American U. 70 Brown 102, Princeton 100, OT Bucknell 74, Lafayette 59 Cincinnati 65, UConn 57 Coll. of Charleston 86, Hofstra 85 Columbia 77, Dartmouth 74 Davidson 87, George Washington 58 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Robert Morris 67 Hartford 73, Stony Brook 64 Harvard 76, Cornell 73 Holy Cross 73, Loyola (Md.) 57 LIU Brooklyn 84, Bryant 71 La Salle 81, Saint Joseph's 78 Lehigh 80, Boston U. 75 Maine 81, Binghamton 79, OT Mount St. Mary's 59, St. Francis (Pa.) 56 Northeastern 107, UNC-Wilmington 100, OT Penn 59, Yale 50 Penn St. 82, Iowa 58 Purdue 78, Rutgers 76 Sacred Heart 67, CCSU 54 St. Bonaventure 84, Duquesne 81 St. John's 81, Duke 77 UMass 86, Dayton 82, 2OT Vermont 81, UMBC 53 Virginia 59, Syracuse 44 Wagner 79, St. Francis Brooklyn 61 West Virginia 89, Kansas St. 51 SOUTH Alabama 68, Florida 50 Alabama St. 89, MVSU 85, OT Auburn 93, Vanderbilt 81 Belmont 83, Morehead St. 73 Bethune-Cookman 80, Coppin St. 60 Clemson 75, Wake Forest 67 Drexel 91, William & Mary 79 ETSU 81, Chattanooga 61 East Carolina 88, Memphis 85, OT Elon 89, Delaware 76 FIU 71, Louisiana Tech 68 Florida Gulf Coast 80, Jacksonville 55 Florida St. 80, Louisville 76 Gardner-Webb 63, Charleston Southern 61 George Mason 79, Richmond 75 Grambling St. 69, Southern U. 68 High Point 67, Campbell 56 Houston 69, UCF 65 Howard 83, Florida A&M 80, OT Jackson St. 60, Alcorn St. 57 James Madison 79, Towson 73 Kennesaw St. 93, SC-Upstate 69 LSU 94, Arkansas 86 Liberty 67, Longwood 55 Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Louisiana-Monroe 59 McNeese St. 75, Northwestern St. 62 Mercer 73, Wofford 65 Miami 84, Virginia Tech 75 Middle Tennessee 78, Charlotte 73 Mississippi St. 72, Georgia 57 Murray St. 66, UT Martin 53 NC A&T 92, Hampton 84 NC Central 72, Delaware St. 61 NC State 76, Notre Dame 58 NJIT 81, Lipscomb 77 Nicholls 81, New Orleans 64 Norfolk St. 76, Morgan St. 65 North Carolina 96, Pittsburgh 65 North Florida 97, Stetson 91 Old Dominion 65, UAB 60 SE Louisiana 89, Cent. Arkansas 84 Savannah St. 111, SC State 99 Southern Miss. 77, FAU 66 Tennessee 94, Mississippi 61 Tennessee St. 73, E. Kentucky 60 The Citadel 100, Furman 92, OT Troy 80, South Alabama 63 UNC-Asheville 75, Presbyterian 61 W. Carolina 88, Samford 71 Winthrop 75, Radford 57 MIDWEST Austin Peay 96, SE Missouri 81 Bowling Green 70, Kent St. 62 Butler 80, DePaul 57 Cent. Michigan 101, Ohio 98, 2OT Drake 78, Bradley 68 E. Illinois 79, Tennessee Tech 71 E. Michigan 58, Ball St. 41 Fort Wayne 91, Denver 63 Illinois St. 75, Evansville 71 Indiana St. 77, N. Iowa 66 Loyola of Chicago 97, Missouri St. 75 Miami (Ohio) 81, N. Illinois 65 Michigan 76, Minnesota 73, OT Michigan St. 63, Indiana 60 Missouri 69, Kentucky 60 Montana 72, North Dakota 67 N. Kentucky 78, Cleveland St. 61 Oklahoma St. 84, Kansas 79 Providence 77, Marquette 75 S. Illinois 65, Valparaiso 59 SIU-Edwardsville 75, Jacksonville St. 67 Saint Louis 73, Fordham 50

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    Marmion takes top regional honors

    In the Class 3A Naperville Central regional, Marmion Academy shined as a team and individually. The Cadets watched 9 wrestlers bring home first place medals as they took home a regional title with 247 points.

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    Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) dunks the ball against the Miami Heat during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

    Pistons win again with Griffin, 111-107 over Heat

    Andre Drummond had 23 points and 20 rebounds, and Blake Griffin made a key 3-pointer in the final minute to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 111-107 victory over the Miami Heat

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    Chicago Bulls guard Jerian Grant, center, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari, left, of Italy, and guard Milos Teodosic, of Serbia, defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Chicago Bulls’ skid hits six but help may be on the way

    The Chicago Bulls dropped their sixth straight game, losing 113-103 to the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center on Saturday afternoon. Coach Fred Hoiberg is expecting Lauri Markkanen back for Monday’s game in Sacramento.

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    Libertyville shares the shots, drops Warren

    Drew Peterson was his usual productive self with 19 points and 5 rebounds against visiting Warren on Saturday, but his playmaking flair was the key as Libertyville’s boys basketball team shot 67 percent from the field in a 62-43 victory in North Suburban Conference play.

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    Marmion wins big in regional

    Marmion won the Class 3A Naperville Central wrestling regional, with Wheaton Warrenville South second and Naperville Central third.

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    Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) keeps an eye on the puck as Toronto Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak (42) looks to gain control during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

    Rask extends success streak, Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-1

    Tuukka Rask made 23 stops and posted a point for a career-best 20th straight game, leading the surging Boston Bruins past the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1

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    Inside-outside approach powers Lake Zurich

    The thing about the Lake Zurich boys basketball team is that it can hurt you from anywhere on the floor — from the perimeter or in the paint. The Bears used a combination of both to pull out a 57-54 victory over Waukegan in North Suburban Conference play Saturday evening at the Dog Pound in Waukegan.

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    Timmer sparks Drake to 78-68 road win over Bradley

    Reed Timmer made all six of his free throws in the final 66 seconds and matched his season high with 32 points to guide Drake to 78-68 victory over Bradley

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    Marcotte, Bikus helps Mundelein snap skid

    Tommy Marcotte scored 20 points, Jeff Bikus added 18, and Mundelein’s boys basketball team defeated visiting Zion-Benton 73-49 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

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    Big bounce-back win for Christie, Rolling Meadows

    Though he’s only a freshman, Rolling Meadows’ Max Christie showed Saturday a rather mature ability to bounce back. Held to just 3 points on Friday in his team’s loss to Prospect, Christie erupted for 25 on Saturday to help lead the Mustangs’s boys basketball team past Maine West 71-51 in Rolling Meadows.

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    Pippen, Fletcher carry SIU past Valparaiso 65-59

    Kavion Pippen scored 21 points and Armon Fletcher's go-ahead 3-pointer from the left baseline helped propel Southern Illinois to a 65-59 win over Valparaiso

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    Hamwi helps Maine South shoot past Palatine

    Palatine boys basketball coach Eric Millstone was hoping to find ways to control Maine South junior guard Essam Hamwi. Hamwi had other plans, scoring 28 points — including eight 3s — in a 50-30 win over Palatine on the Pirates’ senior night.

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    St. Edward gains playoff momentum with win at St. Viator

    Just two days after a big win over Walther Christian to earn a share of the Metro Suburban Red, the Green Wave kept the momentum leading into the girls basketball state tournament with a 46-43 victory at St. Viator, a Class 3A No. 1 seed at the Woodstock sectional.

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    Fremd makes most of senior pride, sinks South Elgin

    Fremd honored its 11 boys basketball seniors on Saturday and earned a 62-52 decision against visiting South Elgin in nonconference play.

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    This 1983 photo shows North Carolina State's Terry Gannon helping cut down the nets following the Wolfpack's ACC Tournament Championship game in Atlanta, Ga. Gannon doesn't fit the profile. Sure, he's dunked plenty, and hit some long-range jumpers. But he certainly hasn't landed a quad or attempted a camel spin. An NCAA basketball champion at North Carolina State and a professional sportscaster handling hoops and golf, somehow Gannon has become the lead play-by-play voice of figure skating. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP)

    From hoops to links to the rink, Gannon provides the voice

    Terry Gannon doesn't fit the profile, yet he's the main man behind the microphone, the play-by-play voice of Olympic figure skating

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    New York Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) scores a goal past Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo (70) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Eberle, Nelson rally Islanders past Blue Jackets, 4-3

    Jordan Eberle and Brock Nelson scored early in the third period and Jaroslav Halak made 46 saves as the New York Islanders rallied for a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets

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    Indiana Pacers' Al Jefferson is defended by Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Oladipo, Bogdanovic lead Pacers over 76ers, 100-92

    Victor Oladipo and Bojan Bogdanovic each scored 19 points and the Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 100-92

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    Washington Wizards' Otto Porter Jr., right, drives past Orlando Magic's Wesley Iwundu (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Porter, Wizards ease to 115-98 victory over Magic

    Otto Porter scored 20 points and Tomas Satoransky had a career-high 19 to lift the Washington Wizards to a 115-98 victory over the Orlando Magic

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    In his first year of eligibility, linebacker Brian Urlacher, who starred for the Chicago Bears from 2000-2012, became the 28th player in franchise history to be selected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame — the most of any franchise.

    Bears’ Urlacher named to Football Hall of Fame on first try

    In his first year of eligibility, linebacker Brian Urlacher, who starred for the Chicago Bears from 2000-2012, became the 28th player in franchise history to be selected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame – the most of any franchise.

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    FILE — In this June 11, 1997 file photo, Chicago Cubs announcer Harry Caray leads fans in singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh-inning stretch at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Not since Oct. 10, 1945, has a World Series game been played at Wrigley Field in Chicago. As the World Series shifts to Chicago this weekend, all eyes are on the second-oldest ballpark in the major leagues. (AP Photo/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Benny Sieu, File) The Associated Press

    Rozner: Two decades later, still missing Harry

    Hard to believe it’s been 20 years since the passing of Harry Caray.

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    St. Charles East’s Joey Scimeca spins in the pike position Saturday at the Upstate Eight Conference boys swimming and diving meet at West Chicago High School. He won the event with a score of 474.25.

    Boys swimming: With finality, St. Charles North wins Upstate Eight

    St. Charles North attained its goal on Saturday at West Chicago, scoring a 314-295 decision over crosstown rival and defending champion St. Charles East in the final Upstate Eight Conference meet.

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    In this photo provided by the NFL, J. J. Watt of the Huston Texans, right, and Kealia Ohai arrives at the 7th Annual NFL Honors at the Cyrus Northrop Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision for NFL/AP Images)

    J.J. Watt wins Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

    Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt won the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award on Saturday night

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Feb. 3EAST Army 82, American U. 70 Brown 102, Princeton 100, OT Bucknell 74, Lafayette 59 Cincinnati 65, UConn 57 Davidson 87, George Washington 58 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Robert Morris 67 Harvard 76, Cornell 73 Holy Cross 73, Loyola (Md.) 57 LIU Brooklyn 84, Bryant 71 La Salle 81, Saint Joseph's 78 Lehigh 80, Boston U. 75 Maine 81, Binghamton 79, OT Mount St. Mary's 59, St. Francis (Pa.) 56 Northeastern 107, UNC-Wilmington 100, OT Penn 59, Yale 50 Penn St. 82, Iowa 58 Purdue 78, Rutgers 76 Sacred Heart 67, CCSU 54 St. Bonaventure 84, Duquesne 81 St. John's 81, Duke 77 UMass 86, Dayton 82, 2OT Vermont 81, UMBC 53 Virginia 59, Syracuse 44 Wagner 79, St. Francis Brooklyn 61 West Virginia 89, Kansas St. 51 SOUTH Alabama 68, Florida 50 Alabama St. 89, MVSU 85, OT Belmont 83, Morehead St. 73 Bethune-Cookman 80, Coppin St. 60 Clemson 75, Wake Forest 67 Drexel 91, William & Mary 79 ETSU 81, Chattanooga 61 East Carolina 88, Memphis 85, OT Elon 89, Delaware 76 FIU 71, Louisiana Tech 68 Florida Gulf Coast 80, Jacksonville 55 Florida St. 80, Louisville 76 Gardner-Webb 63, Charleston Southern 61 George Mason 79, Richmond 75 Grambling St. 69, Southern U. 68 Houston 69, UCF 65 Howard 83, Florida A&M 80, OT Jackson St. 60, Alcorn St. 57 James Madison 79, Towson 73 Kennesaw St. 93, SC-Upstate 69 LSU 94, Arkansas 86 Liberty 67, Longwood 55 Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Louisiana-Monroe 59 McNeese St. 75, Northwestern St. 62 Mercer 73, Wofford 65 Miami 84, Virginia Tech 75 Middle Tennessee 78, Charlotte 73 Mississippi St. 72, Georgia 57 Murray St. 66, UT Martin 53 NC A&T 92, Hampton 84 NC Central 72, Delaware St. 61 NC State 76, Notre Dame 58 NJIT 81, Lipscomb 77 Nicholls 81, New Orleans 64 Norfolk St. 76, Morgan St. 65 Old Dominion 65, UAB 60 SE Louisiana 89, Cent. Arkansas 84 Savannah St. 111, SC State 99 Southern Miss. 77, FAU 66 Tennessee 94, Mississippi 61 Tennessee St. 73, E. Kentucky 60 The Citadel 100, Furman 92, OT Troy 80, South Alabama 63 UNC-Asheville 75, Presbyterian 61 Winthrop 75, Radford 57 MIDWEST Austin Peay 96, SE Missouri 81 Bowling Green 70, Kent St. 62 Butler 80, DePaul 57 Cent. Michigan 101, Ohio 98, 2OT E. Illinois 79, Tennessee Tech 71 E. Michigan 58, Ball St. 41 Fort Wayne 91, Denver 63 Illinois St. 75, Evansville 71 Indiana St. 77, N. Iowa 66 Loyola of Chicago 97, Missouri St. 75 Miami (Ohio) 81, N. Illinois 65 Michigan 76, Minnesota 73, OT Missouri 69, Kentucky 60 Montana 72, North Dakota 67 N. Kentucky 78, Cleveland St. 61 Oklahoma St. 84, Kansas 79 Providence 77, Marquette 75 SIU-Edwardsville 75, Jacksonville St. 67 South Dakota 76, N. Dakota St. 72 Toledo 77, Akron 56 W. Illinois 82, Oral Roberts 56 Xavier 96, Georgetown 91, OT SOUTHWEST Appalachian St. 59, Texas State 56 Georgia St. 81, UALR 51 Lamar 76, Stephen F. Austin 54 North Texas 74, Rice 70 Prairie View 96, Texas Southern 82 Texas 79, Oklahoma 74 Texas A&M 83, South Carolina 60

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    Girls bowling: Fremd excels under pressure at Deer Park Lanes

    Fremd’s girls bowling team came through with a 962 in its last game of the day at Deer Park Lanes to finish fourth in regional action and earn the final qualification to next Saturday’s Buffalo Grove sectional. Hoffman Estates won the regional with as score of 5,926, as junior Alexis Orwat earned the second-place individual medal with a 6-game series of 1,325 (high game of 267).

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    Libertyville’s Michael Gunther, top, controls Grant’s Sam Maldonado in the 138-pound championship match during the Class 3A Warren regional Saturday in Gurnee.

    Big finish lifts Libertyville to regional title

    Host Warren held an 11-point lead over Libertyville heading into the semifinal wrestleback round of its own Class 3A regional Saturday afternoon. But that would be the end of the road for the Blue Devils, as the Wildcats pulled away to the championship of this nine-team regional by a comfortable 190-147 score over Warren for the title.

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    Montini has a big day

    Montini won the Class 3A Lyons Township wrestling regional, winning 11 individual championships and advancing 13 wrestlers to the sectional.

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    Conant’s Mason Sykes, top, wrestles Larkin’s Jesus Facio in a 220-pound semifinal during the Schaumburg wrestling regional Saturday.

    Conant wins Schaumburg regional

    Conant’s wrestling team charged to the championship of the Class 3A Schaumburg regional on Saturday. The Cougars finished with 211 points to top Lake Park (152) and third-place Schaumburg (128). The team victory qualifies Conant for a spot in the Oak Park-River Forest dual-team sectional.

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    In this photo provided by the NHL, Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams poses backstage with his portrait at the 7th Annual NFL Honors at the Cyrus Northrop Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Peter Barreras/NFL via AP)

    The Latest: J.J. Watt wins Walter Payton Man of Year Award

    Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt has won the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

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    Prospect stays on track by winning at Glenbrook South

    Prospect’s wrestling team remains on course for a trip to Bloomington and the Class 3A dual-team state tournament later this month after winning the Glenbrook South regional title Saturday afternoon in Glenview.

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Feb. 3EAST Army 82, American U. 70 Cincinnati 65, UConn 57 Davidson 87, George Washington 58 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Robert Morris 67 Holy Cross 73, Loyola (Md.) 57 LIU Brooklyn 84, Bryant 71 La Salle 81, Saint Joseph's 78 Lehigh 80, Boston U. 75 Maine 81, Binghamton 79, OT Mount St. Mary's 59, St. Francis (Pa.) 56 Northeastern 107, UNC-Wilmington 100, OT Purdue 78, Rutgers 76 Sacred Heart 67, CCSU 54 St. John's 81, Duke 77 UMass 86, Dayton 82, 2OT Vermont 81, UMBC 53 Virginia 59, Syracuse 44 Wagner 79, St. Francis Brooklyn 61 West Virginia 89, Kansas St. 51 SOUTH Alabama 68, Florida 50 Alabama St. 89, MVSU 85, OT Belmont 83, Morehead St. 73 Bethune-Cookman 80, Coppin St. 60 Clemson 75, Wake Forest 67 Drexel 91, William & Mary 79 ETSU 81, Chattanooga 61 East Carolina 88, Memphis 85, OT Florida Gulf Coast 80, Jacksonville 55 Florida St. 80, Louisville 76 Gardner-Webb 63, Charleston Southern 61 George Mason 79, Richmond 75 Houston 69, UCF 65 Howard 83, Florida A&M 80, OT James Madison 79, Towson 73 Kennesaw St. 93, SC-Upstate 69 LSU 94, Arkansas 86 Liberty 67, Longwood 55 Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Louisiana-Monroe 59 McNeese St. 75, Northwestern St. 62 Mercer 73, Wofford 65 Miami 84, Virginia Tech 75 Mississippi St. 72, Georgia 57 NC A&T 92, Hampton 84 NC Central 72, Delaware St. 61 NC State 76, Notre Dame 58 NJIT 81, Lipscomb 77 Nicholls 81, New Orleans 64 SE Louisiana 89, Cent. Arkansas 84 Tennessee 94, Mississippi 61 The Citadel 100, Furman 92, OT Troy 80, South Alabama 63 UNC-Asheville 75, Presbyterian 61 Winthrop 75, Radford 57 MIDWEST Austin Peay 96, SE Missouri 81 Bowling Green 70, Kent St. 62 Butler 80, DePaul 57 Cent. Michigan 101, Ohio 98, 2OT E. Illinois 79, Tennessee Tech 71 E. Michigan 58, Ball St. 41 Fort Wayne 91, Denver 63 Illinois St. 75, Evansville 71 Indiana St. 77, N. Iowa 66 Loyola of Chicago 97, Missouri St. 75 Miami (Ohio) 81, N. Illinois 65 Michigan 76, Minnesota 73, OT Missouri 69, Kentucky 60 Montana 72, North Dakota 67 N. Kentucky 78, Cleveland St. 61 Oklahoma St. 84, Kansas 79 Providence 77, Marquette 75 SIU-Edwardsville 75, Jacksonville St. 67 South Dakota 76, N. Dakota St. 72 Toledo 77, Akron 56 W. Illinois 82, Oral Roberts 56 SOUTHWEST Appalachian St. 59, Texas State 56 Lamar 76, Stephen F. Austin 54 Texas A&M 83, South Carolina 60 Texas A&M-CC 56, Incarnate Word 51 Texas Tech 83, TCU 71 Texas-Arlington 87, Coastal Carolina 80 UTSA 74, W. Kentucky 63 FAR WEST Fresno St. 80, Wyoming 62 N. Colorado 86, Montana St. 63 Portland 68, Loyola Marymount 66 Portland St. 94, E. Washington 81 S. Utah 84, Idaho St. 80 Stanford 96, Oregon 61 ___

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    Miami (OH) beats Northern Illinois 81-65

    Nike Sibande scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Miami (OH) beat Northern Illinois 81-65

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    Purdue guard Carsen Edwards (3) shoots over Rutgers forward Mamadou Doucoure during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

    Edward helps No. 3 Purdue hold off Rutgers, 78-76

    Vincent Edward had 18 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, and No. 3 Purdue held on to beat Rutgers 78-76 for a school-record 19th straight win

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    FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2012, file photo, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis reacts as he is introduced before an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions in Baltimore. Lewis was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

    Lewis, Moss, Owens, Urlacher highlight 8-person Hall class

    Hard-hitting linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and big-play receiver Randy Moss all made the Pro Football Hall of Fame on their first try

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    Burch bursts on scene for Fenton

    Fenton won its third consecutive Class 2A wrestling regional and had four individual champions.

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    Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris, second from right, shoots as Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez, second from left, and forward Paul Zipser, right, of Germany, defend while center DeAndre Jordan watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Harris scores 24 to lead Clippers over Bulls, 113-10

    Tobias Harris scored 24 points in his Clippers debut, leading Los Angeles to a 113-103 victory over the Chicago Bulls

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    Heat without Whiteside against Pistons because of illness

    Miami center Hassan Whiteside is out for Saturday night's game at Detroit with an illness

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Feb. 3EAST Army 82, American U. 70 Cincinnati 65, UConn 57 Davidson 87, George Washington 58 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Robert Morris 67 Holy Cross 73, Loyola (Md.) 57 LIU Brooklyn 84, Bryant 71 La Salle 81, Saint Joseph's 78 Lehigh 80, Boston U. 75 Maine 81, Binghamton 79, OT Mount St. Mary's 59, St. Francis (Pa.) 56 Northeastern 107, UNC-Wilmington 100, OT Purdue 78, Rutgers 76 Sacred Heart 67, CCSU 54 St. John's 81, Duke 77 UMass 86, Dayton 82, 2OT Vermont 81, UMBC 53 Virginia 59, Syracuse 44 Wagner 79, St. Francis Brooklyn 61 West Virginia 89, Kansas St. 51 SOUTH Alabama 68, Florida 50 Belmont 83, Morehead St. 73 Bethune-Cookman 80, Coppin St. 60 Clemson 75, Wake Forest 67 Drexel 91, William & Mary 79 ETSU 81, Chattanooga 61 East Carolina 88, Memphis 85, OT Florida St. 80, Louisville 76 Gardner-Webb 63, Charleston Southern 61 George Mason 79, Richmond 75 Houston 69, UCF 65 Howard 83, Florida A&M 80, OT James Madison 79, Towson 73 Kennesaw St. 93, SC-Upstate 69 LSU 94, Arkansas 86 Liberty 67, Longwood 55 Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Louisiana-Monroe 59 McNeese St. 75, Northwestern St. 62 Mercer 73, Wofford 65 Miami 84, Virginia Tech 75 NC A&T 92, Hampton 84 NC Central 72, Delaware St. 61 NC State 76, Notre Dame 58 The Citadel 100, Furman 92, OT UNC-Asheville 75, Presbyterian 61 Winthrop 75, Radford 57 MIDWEST Bowling Green 70, Kent St. 62 Butler 80, DePaul 57 Cent. Michigan 101, Ohio 98, 2OT E. Illinois 79, Tennessee Tech 71 E. Michigan 58, Ball St. 41 Fort Wayne 91, Denver 63 Illinois St. 75, Evansville 71 Indiana St. 77, N. Iowa 66 Loyola of Chicago 97, Missouri St. 75 Miami (Ohio) 81, N. Illinois 65 Michigan 76, Minnesota 73, OT Missouri 69, Kentucky 60 Montana 72, North Dakota 67 N. Kentucky 78, Cleveland St. 61 Oklahoma St. 84, Kansas 79 Providence 77, Marquette 75 SIU-Edwardsville 75, Jacksonville St. 67 South Dakota 76, N. Dakota St. 72 Toledo 77, Akron 56 W. Illinois 82, Oral Roberts 56 SOUTHWEST Texas A&M 83, South Carolina 60 Texas A&M-CC 56, Incarnate Word 51 Texas Tech 83, TCU 71 UTSA 74, W. Kentucky 63 FAR WEST Fresno St. 80, Wyoming 62 N. Colorado 86, Montana St. 63 Portland 68, Loyola Marymount 66 Portland St. 94, E. Washington 81 S. Utah 84, Idaho St. 80 Stanford 96, Oregon 61 ___

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    North Carolina State's Braxton Beverly (10) defends as Notre Dame's Matt Farrell (5) dribbles during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)

    NC State follows week off with 76-58 win vs. Notre Dame

    Torin Dorn scored 21 points and North Carolina State shot 50 percent to beat Notre Dame 76-58

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    Baylor's Juicy Landrum (20) shoots the ball over Texas Tech's Brittany Brewer (20) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

    No. 3 Baylor women beat Texas Tech 90-44 for 18th win in row

    Juicy Landrum had 20 points to lead five Baylor players in double figures and the No. 3 Lady Bears overwhelmed Texas Tech 90-44

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    Grandison leads Holy Cross over Loyola (Maryland) 73-57

    Jacob Grandison scored a career-high 21 points and Holy Cross rolled to a 73-57 victory over Loyola (Maryland)

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    BC-BKC--Tennessee Tech-E. Illinois Box

    BC-BKC--Tennessee Tech-E. Illinois Box E. ILLINOIS 79, TENNESSEE TECH 71TENNESSEE TECH (16-9) Ramsey 3-10 3-4 10, Alexander 3-6 4-6 10, Phillips 0-9 4-6 4, Mack 5-14 0-0 13, Calhoun 8-11 1-1 23, Duran 1-3 0-0 2, Henry 0-1 0-0 0, Tillery 2-6 0-0 5, Crosland 1-2 1-2 4. Totals 23-62 13-19 71. E. ILLINOIS (8-15) Diallo 0-1 2-2 2, Jones 3-7 0-0 7, Goodwin 6-12 7-9 23, Mac.Smith 12-17 2-2 31, Crossland 2-6 2-2 7, Dama 1-1 0-0 2, Wilson 2-2 1-3 5, Green 1-3 0-2 2, Starks 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-49 14-20 79. Halftime_Tennessee Tech 32-29. 3-Point Goals_Tennessee Tech 12-28 (Calhoun 6-8, Mack 3-9, Ramsey 1-1, Crosland 1-2, Tillery 1-4, Phillips 0-4), E. Illinois 11-17 (Mac.Smith 5-7, Goodwin 4-5, Crossland 1-1, Jones 1-3, Green 0-1). Fouled Out_Calhoun. Rebounds_Tennessee Tech 28 (Alexander 7), E. Illinois 36 (Diallo 11). Assists_Tennessee Tech 12 (Mack, Alexander, Calhoun 3), E. Illinois 17 (Goodwin, Wilson 6). Total Fouls_Tennessee Tech 18, E. Illinois 17. A_1,831 (5,400).

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    BC-BKC--Tennessee Tech-E. Illinois Long Box

    BC-BKC--Tennessee Tech-E. Illinois Long Box E. ILLINOIS 79, TENNESSEE TECH 71FGFTRebTENNESSEE TECHMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSAlexander333-64-65-73210Phillips300-94-62-4124Ramsey333-103-45-51210Calhoun278-111-11-23523Mack385-140-00-33313Tillery182-60-00-0115Crosland71-21-20-0014Henry70-10-00-4010Duran71-30-02-3012Totals20023-6213-1915-28121871 Percentages: FG .371, FT .684. 3-Point Goals: 12-28, .429 (Calhoun 6-8, Mack 3-9, Ramsey 1-1, Crosland 1-2, Tillery 1-4, Phillips 0-4). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 11 (17 PTS). Blocked Shots: 1 (Alexander). Turnovers: 11 (Duran 2, Mack 2, Alexander, Calhoun, Crosland, Henry, Phillips, Ramsey, Tillery). Steals: 6 (Ramsey 2, Alexander, Crosland, Duran, Phillips). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebE. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSDiallo260-12-21-11012Jones283-70-03-5127Goodwin346-127-91-66223Mac.Smith3712-172-20-53231Crossland322-62-23-5027Wilson272-21-30-0645Green101-30-20-0102Dama51-10-02-4022Starks10-00-00-0020Totals20027-4914-2010-36171779 Percentages: FG .551, FT .700. 3-Point Goals: 11-17, .647 (Mac.Smith 5-7, Goodwin 4-5, Crossland 1-1, Jones 1-3, Green 0-1). Team Rebounds: 1. Team Turnovers: 16 (15 PTS). Blocked Shots: 4 (Diallo 3, Dama). Turnovers: 16 (Crossland 4, Wilson 4, Jones 3, Mac.Smith 2, Dama, Diallo, Goodwin). Steals: 2 (Crossland, Goodwin). Technical Fouls: None. Tennessee Tech3239-71E. Illinois2950-79 A_1,831 (5,400).

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    Rams' Donald is Defensive Player of the Year

    Aaron Donald is the first pure defensive tackle to win The Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award since 1999

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    Porto beats Braga 3-1 to remain undefeated in Portugal

    FC Porto beat Braga 3-1 to move back in front in the Portuguese league race

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    Real Madrid's Karim Benzema reacts after failing during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Levante and Real Madrid at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

    Real Madrid drops more points after 2-2 draw at Levante

    The worst version of Real Madrid is back after it slumps to 2-2 at Levante, dropping more points in the Spanish league

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    Wagner wins 6th straight, beats St. Francis (Brooklyn) 79-61

    Blake Francis scored 15 points, AJ Sumbry had 10 points and 11 rebounds and Wagner cruised to a 79-61 victory over St. Francis (Brooklyn) for its sixth straight win

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    United States' Steve Johnson hits a forehand to Serbia's Nikola Milojevic and Miljan Zekic during their Davis Cup World Group first round tennis match in Nis, Serbia, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. At right is United States' Ryan Harrison. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    US. Kazakhstan advance to Davis Cup quarterfinals

    The United States has advanced to the Davis Cup quarterfinals after beating Serbia for the first time thanks to a four-set doubles win on Saturday

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    Montreal Canadiens goaltender Antti Niemi (37) celebrates with teammates Tomas Plekanec (14) and Alex Galchenyuk (27) after defeating the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 in an NHL hockey game in Montreal, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Defenseman Petry scores twice, Canadiens top Ducks 5-2

    Defenseman Jeff Petry scored two goals as the Montreal Canadiens ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Feb. 3EAST Army 82, American U. 70 Cincinnati 65, UConn 57 Davidson 87, George Washington 58 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Robert Morris 67 Holy Cross 73, Loyola (Md.) 57 Lehigh 80, Boston U. 75 Maine 81, Binghamton 79, OT Mount St. Mary's 59, St. Francis (Pa.) 56 Sacred Heart 67, CCSU 54 St. John's 81, Duke 77 UMass 86, Dayton 82, 2OT Virginia 59, Syracuse 44 Wagner 79, St. Francis Brooklyn 61 SOUTH Alabama 68, Florida 50 Belmont 83, Morehead St. 73 Bethune-Cookman 80, Coppin St. 60 Clemson 75, Wake Forest 67 Drexel 91, William & Mary 79 ETSU 81, Chattanooga 61 East Carolina 88, Memphis 85, OT Gardner-Webb 63, Charleston Southern 61 Houston 69, UCF 65 LSU 94, Arkansas 86 Liberty 67, Longwood 55 Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Louisiana-Monroe 59 Miami 84, Virginia Tech 75 NC State 76, Notre Dame 58 The Citadel 100, Furman 92, OT Winthrop 75, Radford 57 MIDWEST Bowling Green 70, Kent St. 62 Butler 80, DePaul 57 E. Michigan 58, Ball St. 41 Fort Wayne 91, Denver 63 Loyola of Chicago 97, Missouri St. 75 Michigan 76, Minnesota 73, OT Missouri 69, Kentucky 60 N. Kentucky 78, Cleveland St. 61 Oklahoma St. 84, Kansas 79 Providence 77, Marquette 75 SIU-Edwardsville 75, Jacksonville St. 67 South Dakota 76, N. Dakota St. 72 Toledo 77, Akron 56 W. Illinois 82, Oral Roberts 56 SOUTHWEST Texas A&M 83, South Carolina 60 Texas Tech 83, TCU 71 FAR WEST Fresno St. 80, Wyoming 62 N. Colorado 86, Montana St. 63 Portland St. 94, E. Washington 81 S. Utah 84, Idaho St. 80 ___

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    College Basketball Scores

    Saturday, Feb. 3EAST Army 82, American U. 70 Cincinnati 65, UConn 57 Davidson 87, George Washington 58 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Robert Morris 67 Holy Cross 73, Loyola (Md.) 57 Lehigh 80, Boston U. 75 Maine 81, Binghamton 79, OT Mount St. Mary's 59, St. Francis (Pa.) 56 Sacred Heart 67, CCSU 54 St. John's 81, Duke 77 UMass 86, Dayton 82, 2OT Virginia 59, Syracuse 44 Wagner 79, St. Francis Brooklyn 61 SOUTH Alabama 68, Florida 50 Belmont 83, Morehead St. 73 Bethune-Cookman 80, Coppin St. 60 Clemson 75, Wake Forest 67 Drexel 91, William & Mary 79 ETSU 81, Chattanooga 61 East Carolina 88, Memphis 85, OT Gardner-Webb 63, Charleston Southern 61 Houston 69, UCF 65 LSU 94, Arkansas 86 Liberty 67, Longwood 55 Louisiana-Lafayette 80, Louisiana-Monroe 59 Miami 84, Virginia Tech 75 NC State 76, Notre Dame 58 The Citadel 100, Furman 92, OT Winthrop 75, Radford 57 MIDWEST Bowling Green 70, Kent St. 62 Butler 80, DePaul 57 E. Michigan 58, Ball St. 41 Fort Wayne 91, Denver 63 Loyola of Chicago 97, Missouri St. 75 Michigan 76, Minnesota 73, OT Missouri 69, Kentucky 60 N. Kentucky 78, Cleveland St. 61 Oklahoma St. 84, Kansas 79 Providence 77, Marquette 75 SIU-Edwardsville 75, Jacksonville St. 67 South Dakota 76, N. Dakota St. 72 Toledo 77, Akron 56 W. Illinois 82, Oral Roberts 56 SOUTHWEST Texas A&M 83, South Carolina 60 Texas Tech 83, TCU 71 FAR WEST Fresno St. 80, Wyoming 62 N. Colorado 86, Montana St. 63 Portland St. 94, E. Washington 81 S. Utah 84, Idaho St. 80 ___

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    Giles, Hechavarria win arbitration cases, Osuna loses

    Houston closer Ken Giles and Tampa Bay shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria have won their salary arbitration cases and Toronto closer Roberto Osuna has lost

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    Ottawa Senators' Derick Brassard, left, celebrates after scoring past Philadelphia Flyers' Alex Lyon, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

    Hoffman lifts Senators to shootout victory over Flyers

    Mike Hoffman scored the only goal among 12 players in the shootout to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers

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

    BC-BKC--Oral Roberts-W. Illinois Box W. ILLINOIS 82, ORAL ROBERTS 56ORAL ROBERTS (9-17) White 2-9 2-4 7, Miller 2-5 2-2 6, Nzekwesi 4-7 0-0 9, Fuqua 2-8 1-2 5, Kearns 4-10 2-3 12, Manek 1-2 0-0 3, Ahmedic 1-6 0-0 2, Owens 1-5 2-2 4, Ruder 0-1 0-0 0, Harris 4-9 0-0 8, Sutton 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-62 9-13 56. W. ILLINOIS (11-11) Morgan 2-4 0-0 4, Gilbeck 7-10 1-2 15, Duff 4-9 0-0 10, Webster 7-13 5-6 21, Ancrum 8-14 7-7 25, Hughes 0-0 0-0 0, Bruster 1-2 4-4 7, Johnson 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 29-55 17-19 82. Halftime_W. Illinois 38-19. 3-Point Goals_Oral Roberts 5-15 (Kearns 2-6, Manek 1-1, White 1-2, Nzekwesi 1-2, Ruder 0-1, Harris 0-1, Fuqua 0-2), W. Illinois 7-18 (Ancrum 2-4, Duff 2-5, Webster 2-7, Bruster 1-1, Johnson 0-1). Fouled Out_Gilbeck, Fuqua. Rebounds_Oral Roberts 28 (White 11), W. Illinois 33 (Gilbeck 8). Assists_Oral Roberts 8 (Fuqua 4), W. Illinois 10 (Morgan 3). Total Fouls_Oral Roberts 18, W. Illinois 12. A_712 (5,139).

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

    BC-BKC--Oral Roberts-W. Illinois Long Box W. ILLINOIS 82, ORAL ROBERTS 56FGFTRebORAL ROBERTSMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSMiller142-52-20-0006Nzekwesi204-70-01-6019White242-92-44-11127Fuqua312-81-20-2455Kearns284-102-30-02312Ruder290-10-00-2000Harris264-90-02-3028Owens101-52-20-0034Manek91-20-01-2103Ahmedic81-60-02-2022Sutton10-00-00-0000Totals20021-629-1310-2881856 Percentages: FG .339, FT .692. 3-Point Goals: 5-15, .333 (Kearns 2-6, Manek 1-1, Nzekwesi 1-2, White 1-2, Harris 0-1, Ruder 0-1, Fuqua 0-2). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 6 (4 PTS). Blocked Shots: 2 (Owens, White). Turnovers: 6 (Nzekwesi 2, Ahmedic, Harris, Kearns, Owens). Steals: 3 (Fuqua 2, White). Technical Fouls: None. FGFTRebW. ILLINOISMinM-AM-AO-TAPFPTSMorgan232-40-00-4314Gilbeck377-101-25-82515Duff404-90-00-20110Webster387-135-60-62121Ancrum368-147-70-72125Johnson150-30-01-4100Bruster81-24-40-2027Hughes30-00-00-0010Totals20029-5517-196-33101282 Percentages: FG .527, FT .895. 3-Point Goals: 7-18, .389 (Ancrum 2-4, Duff 2-5, Webster 2-7, Bruster 1-1, Johnson 0-1). Team Rebounds: 4. Team Turnovers: 5 (2 PTS). Blocked Shots: 5 (Gilbeck 4, Morgan). Turnovers: 5 (Webster 3, Gilbeck 2). Steals: 2 (Ancrum, Webster). Technical Fouls: None. Oral Roberts1937-56W. Illinois3844-82 A_712 (5,139).

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    PSG's Neymar Jr controls the ball during his French League One soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Lille at the Lille Metropole stadium, in Villeneuve d'Ascq, northern France, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

    Neymar scores again as French leader PSG wins at Lille 3-0

    Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery says Neymar will celebrate his 26th birthday on Monday by inviting the whole squad to his dinner party

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    SIU-Edwardsville knocks Jacksonville State out of 3rd, 75-67

    David McFarland scored 15 points, including a dunk to give SIU-Edwardsville a late 10-point lead, and the Cougars upset Jacksonville State 75-67, knocking the Gamecocks out of a three-way tie for third place in the OVC.

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    Huddersfield Town's Florent Hadergjonaj, left, and Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Saturday Feb. 3, 2018. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)

    Mkhitaryan, Sanchez prosper at new homes after transfer swap

    Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan made an immediate impact at their new homes after switching clubs

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    Chicago State sets D-I women's record with 59th loss in row

    Chicago State sets Division I women's record with 59th consecutive loss

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    LLanusa leads Oklahoma women over No. 21 West Virginia 76-57

    Ana Llanusa made a career-high six 3-pointers and tied her career high with 27 points, leading Oklahoma to a 76-57 upset of No. 21 West Virginia

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    Predators acquire Mark McNeill from Stars for Andrew O'Brien

    Predators acquired forward Mark McNeill from Dallas Stars for defenseman Andrew O'Brien

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    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) warms up during a practice Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Patriots are scheduled to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Comeback Kings: Patriots thrive at late-game playoff rallies

    Tom Brady is the comeback king in the playoffs

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    As of September, an estimated 90 million of us are members of Amazon.com's $99 per-year two-day “free shipping” program. That makes Prime membership as popular in America as cable TV and, even, iPhones.

    Review: Why it's so hard to quit Amazon Prime, even if maybe you should

    Amazon Prime is the club that makes it OK to ship yourself toothpicks and Cheetos instead of running to the store. This idea turns out to be catnip for Americans. But what are we giving up when we can, and do, buy almost anything imaginable from a single online store?

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    This image from a video released by the U.S. Marine Corps, that will be shown online only Sunday during the Super Bowl and targeting a young, tough, tech-savvy audience for potential recruits who are looking for a challenge. The high-powered, battle-heavy spot shows Marines deploying off ships in amphibious vehicles, dropping bombs from aircraft and hurling a shoulder-launched drone into the air. (U.S. Marine Corps via AP)

    Marines seek young, tough recruits in Super Bowl ad

    Some Super Bowl-watchers will see a 30-second ad that shows Marines deploying from ships in amphibious vehicles, dropping bombs from aircraft and hurling a shoulder-launched drone into the air

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    Employees stand at desks at a Robert Bosch office in Berlin on Jan. 18, 2018.

    Will standing desks help you lose weight?

    Are standing desks really doing us any good? A new study may provide the most definitive answer to date, at least as far as losing weight is concerned.

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    When Kodak announced that it was planning to launch its own cryptocurrency, investors swooned. By the end of the next day, Kodak’s share price had nearly quadrupled in the midst of a broader cryptocurrency frenzy that’s gripped the public since mid-last year.

    KodakCoin’s co-creator calls stock surge ‘a terrible distraction’

    When Kodak announced on Jan. 9 that it was planning to launch its own cryptocurrency, investors swooned. By the end of the next day, Kodak’s share price had nearly quadrupled. Now, a co-creator of KodakCoin says he regrets that the Kodak stock surge ever occurred.

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    Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, and JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase are teaming up to create a health care company.

    Analysis: What happens when Amazon has our health care data too?

    As Amazon expands into new industries — cloud computing, drones, tech gadgets, moviemaking and now health care — some privacy experts say the company’s increasingly dominant role in our lives raises concerns about how personal data is collected and used.

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    Waymo is seeking almost $2 billion in damages in its lawsuit accusing Uber of stealing trade secrets by hiring engineers who worked at the Alphabet Inc. unit. Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is expected to testify.

    Waymo-Uber trial puts spotlight on tech’s talent war

    Should full frontal lobotomies be required of Silicon Valley engineers looking to change jobs? Uber has said with a touch of hyperbole that that’s what the future holds if Waymo wins its lawsuit accusing the ride-hailing giant of stealing trade secrets by hiring engineers who worked at the Alphabet Inc. unit.

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    A cow stands in a barn at a dairy farm in Wisconsin.

    Facial recognition for cows? Cargill doesn’t think it’s crazy

    Cargill Inc. is backing an Irish startup that uses facial recognition software to help increase the productivity of dairy cows, the latest move by the largest closely held U.S. company to bolster its agricultural-technology efforts.

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    Microsoft reported encouraging growth Wednesday in what is becoming its most important business: cloud computing.

    Microsoft’s cloud continues to grow as it chases Amazon

    Microsoft reported encouraging growth this week in what is becoming its most important business: cloud computing.

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    The Chicago Sun-Times suspended film critic and columnist Richard Roeper after a New York Times story listed him as one of numerous celebrities who had purchased bogus Twitter followers.

    Analysis: The ethical question of buying fake Twitter followers

    The greatest asset for all journalists is their credibility. At the same time, journalists are profoundly driven — and encouraged by their bosses — to have their work widely seen. So is it wrong for them to pump up the number of people who are following them on social media by paying for it?

Life & Entertainment

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    FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, John Stamos, left, and Caitlin McHugh arrive at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. Police say burglars stole $165,000 in jewelry from a room at the Beverly Hills Hotel that was occupied by McHugh. A police statement says Caitlin McHugh was away from her room Friday, Feb. 2, when a crook or crooks got in and took several items of jewelry. It’s unclear how the burglars got inside. There’s no indication of forced entry.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    Thieves swipe $165K in jewelry from John Stamos' fiancee

    Police say burglars stole $165,000 in jewelry from a room at the Beverly Hills Hotel that was occupied by actor John Stamos' fiancee

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    Taking too many vitamins can lead to unnecessary side effects

    Q: How about a warning about the effect of too many vitamins? One example: B6. I recently checked my daily vitamin formula and found that it had more than twice the recommended B6. This is on top of what I get from my daily “health drink” and my healthy diet. My B6 level recently tested five times above the suggested level.

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    Making a smoothie is a great way to add more vegetables to your diet.

    Here’s how to add more veggies to your diet

    Eating a variety of fresh foods is a great way to ensure your body is getting well-rounded nutrition. But wait, aren’t vegetables boring, tasteless, and unsatisfying? If your vegetable preparation relies on the microwave, it’s time to expand your options to get more out of these powerhouse foods.

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    Author events: Meet Addie Gundry, Eli Finkel this week

    Food Network star Addie Gundry hosts a Slow Cooker Pop-Up Event Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Lake Forest Book Store while Northwestern University social psychology professor Eli Finkel discusses his new book, “The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work,” Monday at a lunch in Chicago.

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    “Into the Black Nowhere” by Meg Gardiner

    Meg Gardiner’s ‘Black Nowhere’ has strong female character

    Meg Gardiner’s follow-up to her best-selling “UNSUB” novel, “Into the Black Nowhere,” continues the riveting adventure of FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix.

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    Comedian Ron White performs at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan on Saturday, Feb. 3.

    Weekend picks: Comedian Ron White plays Waukegan’s Genesee

    Ron White, famed for his “Blue Collar Comedy” tour, performs his hard-living standup routine at the Genesee Theatre. More on this, “Boeing-Boeing” at the Metropolis, Mavis Staples at the Vic Theatre and other fun events.

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    Justin Timberlake answers questions Thursday during a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl halftime show in Minneapolis.

    Timberlake rules out ‘N Sync reunion, Janet Jackson appearance at Super Bowl

    Justin Timberlake returns to the Super Bowl halftime show Sunday 14 years after the “wardrobe malfunction” with Janet Jackson caused a national controversy. “I’m excited to rock the stage,” he said.

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    The Blake family gathers for Thanksgiving dinner at daughter Brigid and boyfriend Rich’s New York City apartment in 2016’s Tony Award-winning “The Humans.”

    ‘The Humans’ perfectly reflects an imperfect middle-American family

    “To err is human, to forgive, divine.” Stephen Karam’s exceptional The national tour of “The Humans,” now in Chicago, reflects the truthfulness of Alexander Pope’s quote.

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    Things to know when signing a purchase contract

    Q. This is the first time we’ve bought a house, and our agent says when we find the right one, she’ll draw up the contract and we’ll sign it right there. My father always advised I should never sign a contract until a lawyer has looked it over for me. What is your advice about this?

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    Tips on adding storm windows

    Q. I think exterior storm windows would be good, but they are expensive. Will they improve window efficiency much? What is a low-cost simple design I can make myself?

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    Visitors admire moss varieties at the Kyoto Botanical Gardens in Kyoto, Japan.

    Humble moss proves a soothing and simple hit in the home

    If you consider moss to be somewhat unspectacular and somber, you might have to change your mind. The growing popularity of moss is behind an increasing number of related products and books hitting the shelves.

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    Owners must be notified of contract with board member

    Q. The board of our condominium association entered into a contract with a board member to provide certain maintenance supplies to the association. The board member owns the company providing the supplies.

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