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Local Sports Round Up 1/31/11
A check of Monday's local sports schedule.
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Johnson's Double Double Lifts Iowa Over Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Morgan Johnson had 17 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 18 Iowa beat Illinois 80-69 on Sunday.
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Illinois State Beats Drake in OT
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- John Wilkins scored 15 points and Illinois State defeated Drake 77-75 in overtime on Sunday.
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Bulls' Rose Feeling Better
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says he's feeling better after battling two stomach ulcers the past week.
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Sharp Wins All-Star MVP Award
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Patrick Sharp couldn't deliver an All-Star victory for his hometown friend's team. He'll have to settle for a new car for himself.
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Steelers Arrive in Playful Mood
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers arrived at the Super Bowl in a playful mood, snapping photos on their cell phones and wearing everything from Michigan State jerseys to full cowboy garb.
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White Wins 4th Straight Pipe title at Winter X
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) -- Shaun White has captured his fourth straight superpipe crown at the Winter X Games, holding off Scotty Lago by performing his signature trick, a difficult maneuver few can do.
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US Soccer Cancels Exhibition Game in Egypt
CHICAGO (AP) -- The U.S. national soccer team has canceled its Feb. 9 exhibition against Egypt in Cairo because of the political turmoil there.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/30/11
Saturday's sports scores.
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IUPUI Tops Western Illinois
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Alex Young scored 10 points and pulled down a career best 13 rebounds to help IUPUI take a 56-45 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday night.
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Boozer, Deng Lead Bulls Past Pacers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Boozer had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Derrick Rose scored 20 points despite two stomach ulcers and the Chicago Bulls beat the struggling Indiana Pacers 110-89 on Saturday night.
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Boozer, Deng Lead Bulls Past Pacers
CHICAGO (AP) -- Carlos Boozer had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Derrick Rose scored 20 points despite two stomach ulcers and the Chicago Bulls beat the struggling Indiana Pacers 110-89 on Saturday night.
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Djokovic Wins Australian Open Title, Beats Murray
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Novak Djokovic won his second Australian Open title, breezing past Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday to extend Britain's near 75 year drought in men's singles Grand Slams.
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FBI Offers to Help Find Stanley Cup Winning Puck
CHICAGO (AP) -- The puck Blackhawks All-Star Patrick Kane scored the Stanley Cup winning goal with last year is missing and the FBI has offered to help a Chicago businessman try to find it.
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Jason Bowles Wins NASCAR All-Star Showdown
IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) -- Jason Bowles won the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown on Saturday night, beating Canadian D.J. Kennington by 0.501 seconds on the half-mile track.
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GHS Girls Silver Streaks
Both varsity and sophomore girls basketball teams won today
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Local Sports Roundup 1/29/11
GHS Boys Basketball team comes from behind to defeat WB6 foe.
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Rose, Deng Lead Bulls Over Magic 99-90
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 22 points despite two painful stomach ulcers, Luol Deng added 26, and the Chicago Bulls beat Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic 99-90 on Friday night.
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Ferentz Says 5 Iowa Players Released from Hospital
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz says five of the 13 players hospitalized this week with a muscle disorder following grueling offseason workouts are being discharged Friday.
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Kessel Taken Last in NHL All-Star Draft
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The NHL All-Star game's first Mr. Irrelevant is Toronto's Phil Kessel.
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Super Bowl Week to be Colder than Normal in Texas
DALLAS (AP) -- Fans from Green Bay and Pittsburgh won't get much of a break from the cold during Super Bowl week in Texas.
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Manning Right at Home at Pro Bowl
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) -- People from all over the world come to Hawaii to unwind, celebrate and heal. Peyton Manning is no different.
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Packers Face OLB Depth Concerns for Super Bowl
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers have some questions about their depth at outside linebacker as they get ready for the Super Bowl.
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Final Scores 1/28/11
The Streaks take on Quincy, and the Bulls welcome in Orlando
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Local Sports Round Up 1/28/11
Local sports for the weekend and more.
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Hulls Helps Indiana Upset No. 20 Illinois
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Jordan Hulls scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half, and Tom Pritchard's tip-in with 44.2 seconds left helped Indiana upset No. 20 Illinois 52-49 on Thursday night.
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Bears DE Peppers Fined $10,000 for Hit
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chicago defensive end Julius Peppers has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for his helmet to helmet hit on Aaron Rodgers in the NFC championship game that drew blood from the Green Bay quarterback.
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NFL Stunner: Titans, Fisher Part After 16 Seasons
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jeff Fisher says he and the Tennessee Titans have reached a point where it is "time to move on" and part ways with each other after 16 full seasons.
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Jackson Tells ESPN He's Stepping Down After Season
UNDATED (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers will have a new coach next season. At least that's what current coach Phil Jackson told ESPN-Los Angeles today.
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First Time Pro Bowlers Soaking It All In
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) -- Arian Foster usually gets where he's going in a hurry, at least on the football field.
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All Clear Issued Over Package Near Cowboys Stadium
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Arlington authorities have issued an all-clear after a suspicious package reported near the site of the Super Bowl was deemed safe.
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Final Scores 1/27/11
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Local Sports Round Up 1/26/11
A look at the area's latest sports events.
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Backstrom and Wild Turn Back Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Antti Miettinen scored the go-ahead goal, Niklas Backstrom made 31 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 Tuesday night in the teams' final game before the All-Star break.
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Cubs Agree to Minor League Deal with Wellemeyer
CHICAGO (AP) -- Right-hander Todd Wellemeyer, who broke in with the Chicago Cubs in 2003, has agreed to a minor league contract with the team.
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Ochocinco Again Saying He'll Change Name
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco is putting his unusual name back in the news.
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Nadal Out Down Under
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Forget all the talk about a ``Rafa Slam.'' Rafael Nadal's bid to win four straight Grand Slam tournaments ended Wednesday at the Australian Open.
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Raji's Score Sends Pack to Texas; Rush TD next?
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- When B.J. Raji picked off a pass and rumbled into the end zone for what turned out to be the decisive touchdown in Sunday's NFC championship game victory over Chicago, it was another big step in an impressive second season for the big defensive lineman.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/25/11
Round of scores from Monday night and Tuesday's schedule.
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Bulls Slip Past Bucks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kurt Thomas scored 22 points and Derrick Rose added 21 points and 10 assists to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 92-83 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
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Bears GM Says Smith in for Extension
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- A year ago, fans were calling for Lovie Smith to be fired. Now, he's in for a contract extension.
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Chicago Car Salesman Fired for Wearing Packers Tie
OAK LAWN, Ill. (AP) -- A car salesman in suburban Chicago has been fired for refusing to remove a Green Bay Packers tie that he wore to work the day after the Packers beat the Chicago Bears to advance to the Super Bowl.
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Federer Advances; Wozniacki, Li to Meet in Semis
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Defending champion Roger Federer advanced to the Australian Open semifinals with a 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 win over Stanislas Wawrinka on Tuesday in a mismatch that had all the intensity of a practice session.
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Dale Tribute: Waltrip to Run No. 15 Car at Daytona
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Michael Waltrip will run a No. 15 car in this year's Daytona 500 to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of his first Daytona victory, and the death of his late boss and friend, Dale Earnhardt.
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Football Conferences Net Record Take
WASHINGTON (AP) -- College football conferences will get a record take of about $170 million from this year's bowl games, including a new high of $24.7 million for the five conferences that don't get automatic bids to the Bowl Championship Series.
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Final Scores 1/24/11
Scores from local girls' basketball contests as well as the NBA...
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Local Sports Schedule 1/24/11
Light schedule for Monday; one game cancelled.
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Bears' Cutler Sprained MCL in Knee
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has a sprained knee ligament and would have been questionable had Chicago made it to the Super Bowl.
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ISU Beats SIU
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Tony Lewis scored 15 points to lead Illinois State to its first Missouri Valley Conference victory of the season, 59-55 over Southern Illinois on Sunday night.
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Evansville Beats Bradley
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Darren Holmes overcame a stomach virus to score 14 points and lead Evansville to a 70-67 victory over Bradley on Sunday.
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Iowa Drills Indiana
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Freshman Melsahn Basabe scored 20 points, Matt Gatens added 19 and Iowa snapped a six-game losing streak by drilling depleted Indiana 91-77 on Sunday.
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Fitness Guru Jack LaLanne Dead at 96
MORRO BAY, Calif. (AP) -- Fitness guru Jack LaLanne, who inspired television viewers to trim down and pump iron decades before exercise became a national obsession, has died at age 96.
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Carter Scores Twice in Flyers' Win Over Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist, and rookie Sergei Bobrovsky made 30 saves in the Philadelphia Flyers' 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
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Steelers vs. Pack: A Hair-Raisin' Game in Big D
(AP) -- Get ready for a hair-raisin' Super Bowl in Big D.
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Steelers Beat Jets for AFC Title
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers advanced to their third Super Bowl in six years thanks to a big-play defense that returned a fumble for a touchdown and staged a late goal-line stand in a 24-19 victory over the New York Jets.
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Packers Beat Bears to Take NFC Title
POSTED 5:18pm, UPDATED 5:31pm 1/23/11 CHICAGO (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers ran for a touchdown and made a saving tackle, B.J. Raji returned an interception for a score and Sam Shields had two interceptions to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 21-14 win over the Chicago Bears in the NFC championship game Sunday.
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Local Sports Roundup 1/23/11
GHS Boys and Girls Basketball both post victories Saturday night.
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MN Bar to Roast Bear for Bears-Packers Game
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A sports bar owner in Minnesota is showing his support for the Green Bay Packers in this weekend's game against the Chicago Bears in a very literal way -- by roasting a bear.
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#1 Ohio State Holds Off #23 Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Aaron Craft made two free throws with 15 seconds left and Jon Diebler forced an Illinois turnover with 4 seconds on the clock as No. 1 Ohio State held on for a 73-68 win over the 23rd-ranked Illini on Saturday.
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UMKC Takes Win Over Western Illinois
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Spencer Johnson picked up a double-double, scoring 16 points and snagging 18 rebounds, to lead UMKC past Western Illinois 55-46 on Saturday night.
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Shot at Buzzer Leads Western Michigan Over NIU
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Matt Stainbrook scored on a layup at the buzzer and finished with 18 points as Western Michigan edged Northern Illinois 82-80 Saturday.
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Tennessee-Martin Beats Eastern IL
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Benzor Simmons made a 3-pointer with 27 seconds on the clock to lift Tennessee-Martin over Eastern Illinois 63-62 on Saturday night.
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Bulls Send Cavs to 6th Straight Loss
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 24 points, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 92-79 victory Saturday night that extended the Cleveland Cavaliers' losing streak to 16 games.
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Kopecky-Led Blackhawks Beat Red Wings
DETROIT (AP) -- Tomas Kopecky scored twice and Corey Crawford made 36 saves, lifting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.
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Sports Scores From 1/22
Area High School and College Basketball Scores from Saturday
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Local Sports Round Up 1/22/11
Scores from Friday nights basket ball action.
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Lakers Pull Off Win Over Denver
UNDATED (AP) -- The knock against the NBA champion L.A. Lakers was they couldn't beat good teams on the road. After all, entering last night, the Lakers were 1-5 on the road against teams with winning record.
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Tennis Results
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Second-seeded Vera Zvonareva alive her bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam final, ting Lucie Safarova 6-3, 7-6 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
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Clemens Requests Indictment Dismissal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former star pitcher Roger Clemens has asked a judge to dismiss his indictment on charges of obstructing a congressional investigation into the use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball.
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Tampa Cuts Deals with Damon, Ramirez
UNDATED(AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez have agreed to one-year contracts with the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Final Scores 1/21/11
The Silver Streaks pick up a big win, and Monmouth splits at Ripon
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Local Sports Round Up 1/21/11
Thursday's scores and what's on the docket for Friday night.
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Venus Williams Withdraws, Tennis Results
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Venus Williams is out at the Australian Open.
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Anthony Misses Shootaround for Personal Reasons
DENVER (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony missed the Denver Nuggets' shoot-around Friday morning because of what coach George Karl called a personal matter.
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Vickers Back Behind the Wheel After Medical Scare
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- After eight months away from racing, Brian Vickers is back and ready to run a full season.
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Vickers Back Behind the Wheel fter medical scare
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- After eight months away from racing, Brian Vickers is back and ready to run a full season.
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Prosecutors: Clemens Lawyer has Pettitte Conflict
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prosecutors want to prevent baseball star Roger Clemens' lawyer from cross-examining his former teammate Andy Pettitte over claims that Clemens lied about using performance-enhancing drugs.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/20/11
Thursday's sports scores and schedules.
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Illini Junior Lineman Liuget Headed for NFL Draft
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois defensive lineman Corey Liuget will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft.
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Nationals Make Gorzelanny Swap with Cubs Official
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Nationals have finalized their trade to acquire left-hander Tom Gorzelanny from the Chicago Cubs for three minor league prospects.
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Davis Love III Picked as US Ryder Cup Captain
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) -- Davis Love III has been appointed the next American captain of the Ryder Cup.
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Stewart Ashamed of Confrontation with Track Owner
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Tony Stewart says he's embarrassed about his confrontation with a track owner in Australia.
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Former Iowa Football Player Convicted of Assault
Associated Press (AP) -- A jury has convicted a former University of Iowa football player of misdemeanor assault related to an October 2007 sexual encounter with a female athlete.
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Final Scores 1/18/11
Click here to learn how the Illini and Bulls fared tonight...
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Local Sports Round Up 1/18/11
Local sports action including GHS.
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Rose's Triple Double Lead Bulls Over Grizzlies
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Derrick Rose returned to Memphis with his first career triple-double, and Luol Deng scored 28 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 96-84 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.
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Clippers Beat Pacers, Griffin Scores 47
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin had a career-high 47 points and 14 rebounds for his 27th consecutive double-double, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers 114-107 on Monday.
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Garnett Returns as Celtics Steal One from Magic
BOSTON (AP) -- Kevin Garnett returned after missing nine games with an injured leg and came up with a steal in the final seconds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 109-106 on Monday night.
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Beating Green Bay Gets Extra Meaning for Bears
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- From the moment he was hired, Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith made it clear his goals were to beat Green Bay, win the division and win the Super Bowl.
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Nadal on Track
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Rafael Nadal hardly broke a sweat while moving into the second round of the Australian Open. The top seed advanced Tuesday when Marcos Daniel retired from their match trailing 6-love, 5-love.
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Cubs to Send Gorzelanny to Nationals
CHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal says the Chicago Cubs have agreed to trade pitcher Tom Gorzelanny to the Washington Nationals for prospects.
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Local Sports Scores 1/17/11
Click here for scores from today's basketball action and more!
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Local Sports Schedule 1/17/11
Basketball and bowling on the local sports schedule Monday.
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Bears Beat Seahawks, Packers Next
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jay Cutler ran for two touchdowns, threw for two more, and the Chicago defense manhandled Seattle early for a 35-24 victory Sunday, lifting the Bears into the NFC championship game against their archrivals, the Green Bay Packers.
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Defense Chips In As Bears Win
CHICAGO (AP) -- Julius Peppers, Brian Urlacher and the rest of the Bears defense looked a little more like the Monsters of the Midway. Now they're one win from the Super Bowl.
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Jets Shocker: Ryan's Boys Back Up Talk, Win
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Mark Sanchez threw three touchdown passes, Tom Brady was sacked five times and the trash-talking New York Jets reached their second straight AFC championship game with a stunning 28-21 win over the New England Patriots on Sunday.
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Pujols Sheds No Light on Contract Talks
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols says he wants to end his career with the St. Louis Cardinals but is declining to provide an update on negotiations for a new long-term contract.
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Brouwer Leads Blackhawks Over Predators
CHICAGO (AP) -- Troy Brouwer scored two goals 40 seconds apart in the third period to give Chicago the lead and the Blackhawks poured it on to beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 Sunday night.
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Missouri State Defeats Bradley
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Kyle Weems scored 27 points to lead Missouri State to a 78-67 victory over Bradley Sunday night.
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Local Sports Roundup 1/16/11
GHS keeps winning streak alive with 2 in MLK Tournament.
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Rodgers Stars in Green Bay's Rout of Falcons
ATLANTA (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, ran for another score and led the Green Bay Packers to their second straight postseason road victory with a stunning 48-21 rout of the top-seeded Atlanta Falcons on Saturday night.
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Steelers Rally to Beat Ravens in AFC Playoffs
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger hit rookie Antonio Brown on a 58-yard pass play on third-and-19, and Rashard Mendenhall scored from the 2 with 1:33 remaining to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 31-24 comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC divisional playoff game Saturday.
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#20 Wisconsin Beats #16 Illinois
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Jon Leuer scored 26 points and hit a critical 3-pointer down the stretch as No. 20 Wisconsin beat No. 16 Illinois 76-66 at the Kohl Center on Saturday.
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Lander Leads WIU to Victory
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Lander scored 22 points, which included the go-ahead basket with 1:03 remaining, and Western Illinois defeated North Dakota State 67-62 on Saturday night.
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Evansville Tops ISU
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Colt Ryan scored 19 points and Evansville used a couple of big second-half runs to overtake Illinois State and post a 59-54 victory on Saturday night.
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Michigan State Excapes in Overtime Against Northwestern
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Freshman Keith Appling scored 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer and two key free throws, as Michigan State rallied to beat Northwestern 71-67 in overtime Saturday.
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NIU Defeats Toledo
DeKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Xavier Silas scored 20 points and Tim Toler added 14 to lead Northern Illinois to a 64-54 victory over Toledo on Saturday.
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UNI Defeats SIU
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Kwadzoe Ahelegbe scored 21 points and Lucas O'Rear added 18 points and 10 rebounds as Northern Iowa defeated Southern Illinois 72-52 on Saturday night.
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EIU Defeats Morehead State
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Jeremy Granger scored 17 points and Eastern Illinois defeated Morehead State 47-40 Saturday night.
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Bulls Beat Heat Behind Rose, LeBron Sits Out
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 34 points and Kyle Korver hit a crucial 3-pointer with 25 seconds left Saturday night as the Chicago Bulls withstood a stellar performance by Dwyane Wade to beat the Miami Heat 99-96.
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Predators Rally to Beat Blackhawks in Shootout
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Marcel Goc scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Nashville Predators rallied from a 2-0 deficit after two periods to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 Saturday night.
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Sharks End 6-Game Skin With Win Over Blues
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Dany Heatley broke out of a scoring slump with a pair of goals that helped the San Jose Sharks snap a six-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
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Cardinals GM Mum on Pujols Contract Talks
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols signs autographs for $175 a pop on Sunday at the St. Louis Cardinals' Winter Warmup.
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Cardinals, McClellan Agree to 1-Year Deal
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals and reliever Kyle McClellan have agreed on a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
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Soto Agrees to Deal With Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Catcher Geovany Soto has agreed to a $3 million, one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, avoiding arbitration.
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Local Sports Scores 1/15/11
Click here for final scores from the Galesburg MLK Tourney and more!
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Local Sports Roundup 1/15/11
GHS Boys and Girls Basketball post victories Friday night, while the boys play twice on Saturday.
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Big 10 Sticking With Division Names, For Now
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) -- Legends and Leaders, the names for the Big Ten's two new divisions, are sticking around. At least through next football season.
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Cutler Gets First Postseason Shot With Bears
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- This time, Jay Cutler avoided the deep route.
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Rose Leads Bulls Past Pacers
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Derrick Rose had 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers 99-86 Friday night.
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Santo to Get Statue Outside Wrigley Field
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs will honor Ron Santo with a statue outside Wrigley Field and the team will wear a special patch next season to pay tribute to the former broadcaster and third baseman.
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Quade Tries to Mold Cubs Into Winner
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Quade had gone fishing, a passion for him that ranks right up there with baseball.
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RHP's Batista, Snell Invited to Camp by Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pitchers Miguel Batista and Ian Snell have agreed to minor league contracts with the St. Louis Cardinals and have been invited to spring training.
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Federal Judges Consider High School Sports Case
CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal court in Chicago has heard oral arguments in a dispute that could help decide whether newspapers have a constitutional right to stream entire high school sporting events online.
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Final Scores 1/14/11
Boys' High School Basketball
Galesburg 52
Alleman 46

Girls' High School Basketball
Normal West 62
Galesburg 70

NBA
Chicago 99
Indiana 86


Local Sports Round Up 1/14/11
Thursday night's sports scores and Friday's schedule.
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Blues Snap 5 game Skid with Win Over Kings
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rookie Ryan Reaves put the Blues ahead with his second NHL goal, Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves, and St. Louis snapped a five-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the struggling Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
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Nuggets Beat a Heat Team Missing James
DENVER (AP) -- Reserve J.R. Smith scored 28 points and Carmelo Anthony added 21, leading the Denver Nuggets to a 130-102 win over a Miami Heat team missing LeBron James on Thursday night.
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Wannstedt Interviews in Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Pitt coach Dave Wannstedt met with friend and former colleague Chan Gailey to see if the Buffalo Bills' coach might have a job for him.
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Shurmer to Browns
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Pat Shurmur has been hired to coach the Browns. He's Cleveland's fifth coach since 1999.
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Broncos Hire Fox
ENGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- It didn't take John Fox long to find work. Less than two weeks after the Carolina Panthers let his contract expire following an NFL-worst 2-14 season, Fox has been hired to coach the Denver Broncos, who are coming off a franchise-worst 4-12 campaign.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/13/11
Local and college sports scores and schedules.
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Ducks Rout Blues 7-4 on Bobby Ryan's Hat Trick
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Bobby Ryan had three goals and an assist, All-Star selection Jonas Hiller made 30 saves, and the surging Anaheim Ducks beat the St. Louis Blues 7-4 Wednesday night for their sixth win in seven games.
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Crawford Gets 2nd Straight Shutout for Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Corey Crawford made 24 saves for his second straight shutout and Dave Bolland and Fernando Pisani had a goal and an assist apiece Wednesday night to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the Colorado Avalanche 4-0.
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Jordan's Bobcats Down Bulls 96-91 Behind Augustin
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- D.J. Augustin had 22 points and 12 assists, hit four decisive free throws down the stretch and outplayed Derrick Rose in the Charlotte Bobcats' 96-91 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
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Heat's Road Streak Ends in Loss to Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin had 24 points and 14 rebounds for his 30th double-double, and the Los Angeles Clippers surprised Miami 111-105 Wednesday night, ending the Heat's 13-game road winning streak.
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Rogge: Talks Needed with FIFA to Avoid 2022 clash
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- IOC President Jacques Rogge says the Olympic body and FIFA should hold "sensible discussions" to avoid a clash between the 2022 Winter Olympics and World Cup if the Qatar tournament is switched from the summer to winter months.
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Final Scores 1/12/11
NCAA Men's Basketball
Indiana State 59
Bradley 53

Northern Iowa 46
Illinois State 44

Northwestern 90
Iowa 71

NBA
Chicago 91
Charlotte 96

NHL
St. Louis 4
Anaheim 7


Local Sports Round Up 1/12/11
Local sports scores
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Penn State Upsets No. 16 Illinois with Buzzer Beater
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Andrew Jones converted an offensive rebound with 1 second left and Talor Battle scored 26 points to lead Penn State past No. 16 Illinois 57-55 on Tuesday night for its second straight upset of a ranked team.
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Lakers Crush Cavs 112-57 in Best Defensive Effort
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers humiliated the Cleveland Cavaliers while sending them to their 11th straight loss, rolling to a 112-57 victory on Tuesday night in their best defensive performance ever.
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LeBron Sees 'Karma' in Cavs' 55 Point Loss
CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James has tweaked Dan Gilbert, and the Cavaliers owner's miserable NBA team, with a tweet.
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Witness: Iowa Player Grabbed Condoms, Went to Room
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa football player says one of his teammates ``grabbed a large amount of condoms'' before going into a dorm room where another player was with a female athlete.
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Ohio Team Bus Collides With Plow; 1 Killed, 4 Hurt
BUCYRUS, Ohio (AP) -- A bus carrying members of a college wrestling team has collided with a snowplow in Ohio and killed a 52 year old athletic trainer.
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Vikings: We'll Pay for a Third of Roofless Stadium
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The lead Minnesota Vikings official pushing for a new, publicly financed stadium says the team will pay about a third of what it would cost to build a stadium without a roof, even if state lawmakers opt for a more expensive covered facility.
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Final Scores 1/11/11
NCAA Men's Basketball
#16 Illinois 55
Penn State 57


Local Sports Round Up 1/11/11
Monday's sports scores along with Tuesday's scheduled action.
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Rose and Boozer Lead Bulls Past Pistons
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 29 points and Carlos Boozer added 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 95-82 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.
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Bears Sign Two to Reserve/Future Contracts
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have signed wide receiver Onrea Jones and defensive tackle Tank Tyler to reserve/future contracts.
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Pyatt's Late Goal Lifts Coyotes Over Blues
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Taylor Pyatt scored the go-ahead goal on a wraparound with 3:12 to go in the Phoenix Coyotes' 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.
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Blackhawks, Canucks Lead Remaining NHL All Stars
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks and the Vancouver Canucks, the team out West posing the biggest threat to their repeat chances, both had multiple players added to the NHL All-Star game roster.
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Illini Back Leshoure Leaves for NFL Draft
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois running back Mikel Leshoure will try to cash in on a record-breaking 2010 season and enter the NFL draft.
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Final Scores 1/10/11
NBA
Detroit 82
Chicago 95

NHL
Phoenix 4
St. Louis 3


Local Sports 1/10/11
Local Sports Round Up
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Bulls Face Pistons Monday
UNDATED (AP) -- Monday night's three-game NBA schedule gets started in Charlotte, where the resurgent Bobcats host the Memphis Grizzlies. The 13-21 Bobcats are 4-2 since Paul Silas took over on the bench after Larry Brown's abrupt departure.
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Blackhawks Use Big 2nd Period to Beat Islanders
CHICAGO (AP) -- Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane scored in Chicago's four-goal second period, leading the Blackhawks to a 5-0 victory over the road-weary New York Islanders on Sunday night.
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Illinois' Wilson to Skip Senior Season for Draft
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois middle linebacker Martez Wilson will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft.
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Old bowl System More Likely Than Playoff
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The executive director of the BCS says that a return to the old bowl system is more likely than an NFL style playoff for major college football in the near future.
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James Scores 44, Heat Top Blazers in OT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- LeBron James had 44 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, Dwyane Wade added 34 points and eight rebounds, and the Miami Heat beat the Portland Trail Blazers 107-100 in overtime Sunday night for their 13th straight road victory.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/9/11
Local sports round up.
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Underdogs Seahawks and Jets Have Their Days
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Seahawks belong in the NFL playoffs. Oh, yes, they definitely belong.
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Rose Scores 36, Powers Bulls Past Celtics
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 36 points, Carlos Boozer added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls cooled off the Boston Celtics with a 90-79 victory on Saturday night.
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NBA Round Up 1/9/11
NBA scores and schedules
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Rangers and Biron Beat Blues
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Martin Biron made 24 saves to beat the St. Louis Blues for the first time in 11 career games and Sean Avery scored the go-ahead goal in the second period of the New York Rangers' 2-1 victory on Saturday night.
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Elway Insists He's Not Looking to Trade Tebow
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- John Elway is barely into his first weekend as the Denver Broncos' new chief of football operations and already he's in damage control mode.
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SILVER STREAKS DODGE BOMBERS
GHS BOYS-59

MACOMB BOMBERS-48

7 IN A ROW FOR THE STREAKS


GHS GIRLS DISRUPT PRIDE
GHS GIRLS-68

QUEEN OF PEACE PRIDE-48

JESSICA HOWARD 18 PTS
STREAKS DROP 15 3's


Local Sports Round Up 1/8/11
Local Sports Round Up
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76ers Top Bulls
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jodie Meeks scored 24 points, Lou Williams had 20, and the Philadelphia 76ers avenged a 45-point loss to Chicago with a 105-99 victory over the Bulls on Friday night.
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Toews, Kane Carry Blackhawks to SO Win Over Sens
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane scored on Chicago's first two attempts in the shootout, and the Blackhawks recovered after losing a late lead to beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night.
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Jefferson Rallies LSU to Cotton Win Over Aggies
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- With rumors swirling about LSU coach Les Miles' future, Jordan Jefferson threw three touchdown passes to Terrence Toliver and ran for a score to help the 11th-ranked Tigers rally for a 41-24 victory over No. 18 Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl on Friday night.
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Report: Cubs Land Garza
CHICAGO (AP) -- Two people familiar with negotiations say the Chicago Cubs have a tentative trade in place to obtain right-hander Matt Garza from the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Harbaugh to Niners
UNDATED (AP) -- The lure of the NFL has prompted Jim Harbaugh to leave as Stanford coach.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/7/11
Friday's sports schedule and results from Thursday night action.
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Maple Leafs Blow Big Lead, but Beat Blues in SO
TORONTO (AP) -- Tyler Bozak scored the shootout winner for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who bounced back from blowing a three-goal lead and beat the St. Louis Blues 6-5 on Thursday night.
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Dallas Down Without Dirk
UNDATED (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks are now 2-4 since Dirk Nowitzki sprained his right knee late last month.
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Miami Tops MTSU in GoDaddy.com Bowl
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Austin Boucher threw for 289 yards and two touchdowns in his fourth career start and Miami of Ohio capped a historic turnaround season with a 35-21 win over Middle Tennessee in the GoDaddy.com Bowl.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/6/11
See local sports scores and schedules.
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Nets Edge Bulls on Vujacic's Winning Basket
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Sasha Vujacic made the tiebreaking basket with 5.3 seconds left, and the New Jersey Nets snapped their five-game losing streak with a 96-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
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Mike Ribeiro Scores Twice, Stars Beat Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Ribeiro broke a tie midway through the second period with his second power-play goal of the game and the Dallas Stars beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Wednesday night.
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Cowboys Pick Jason Garrett as New Coach
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- A person familiar with the decision says Jason Garrett is the new coach of the Dallas Cowboys.
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Mavs and Thunder Top the NBA Card
UNDATED (AP) -- There are only two games being played in the NBA tonight.
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New Year Kicks Off in Men's Golf
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- The 2011 PGA Tour season gets under way today on the Plantation Course at Kapalua with the annual Tournament of Champions. The 34 man field consists of tour winners from last year.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/5/11
Sports scores, schedules, and polls in the local area.
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Deng Helps Bulls Beat Raptors
CHICAGO (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 24 points and the surging Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 111-91 on Tuesday night.
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Ohio State Holds Off Arkansas to Win Sugar Bowl
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Terrelle Pryor passed for 221 yards and two touchdowns and Solomon Thomas made a huge interception with 58 seconds left, preserving No. 6 Ohio State's 31-26 victory over eighth ranked Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night.
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Michigan Fires Rodriguez After 3 Seasons
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez has been fired.
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John Elway Rejoins Broncos as Football Czar
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Hall of Famer John Elway has been summoned by the Denver Broncos for one more comeback.
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Final Scores 1/4/11
NCAA Basketball - Mens
Illinois State 72
Indiana State 57

Southern Illinois 72
Bradley 64

NBA
Toronto 91
Chicago 111


New Football Coach for GHS
District 205 officials announced early Monday afternoon that Tim Dougherty will be taking the reigns of the Silver Streaks football program.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/4/11
Local Sports Round Up 1/4/11
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Bulls Look to Defeat Raptors
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls will try to win their fifth straight and snap a three-game home skid to Toronto when they face the Raptors at the United Center tonight.
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Blackhawks Beat Kings to End 3 Game Skid
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jonathan Toews scored the winning goal off his own skate at 14:33 of the third period, giving the Chicago Blackhawks a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night to end a three-game skid.
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Paddock Named President of Chicagoland Speedway
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A former Gatorade executive has been hired as president of Chicagoland Speedway.
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Jones Expects to Pick Cowboys Coach Soon
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Jerry Jones says he will decide soon on the next coach of the Dallas Cowboys.
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Jets: Suit by Massage Therapists 'Without Merit'
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets say a lawsuit filed against them and Brett Favre by two massage therapists is "completely without merit," and the team had not been aware of the accusations.
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Final Scores 1/3/11
High School Basketball - Girls
Knoxville 37
Brimfield 34


BREAKING NEWS: Galesburg High School Selects New Football Coach
UPDATED 12:45pm 1/3/11 Galesburg High School will likely soon have a new varsity football coach.
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Local Sports Round Up 1/3/11
Local sports for Monday
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Hiller Leads Ducks Past Blackhawks
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Jonas Hiller made 39 saves to help the Anaheim Ducks beat the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Sunday night.
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Richards Scores Winner for Stars
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Brad Richards scored the go ahead goal at 6:32 of the third period and Kari Lehtonen stopped 28 shots in the Dallas Stars' 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday.
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Seahawks Take NFC West with Win
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seahawks used a stingy defense to become the first sub-.500 division champ in league history with a 16-6 win over St. Louis on Sunday night.
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McCamey, Moore Share Big Ten Honors
PARK RIDGE, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois point guard Demetri McCamey shares this week's Big Ten Player of the Week award with Purdue guard E'Twaun Moore.
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Harbaugh, Beamer have Different Views on Playoff
MIAMI (AP) -- Stanford's Jim Harbaugh and Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer will be on opposite sides of the field for the Orange Bowl on Monday night.
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Bowl Game Roundup 1/2/11
Northwestern loses at a new bowl game, while Oklahoma dominates the Fiesta Bowl.
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WIU Tips NAIA Purdue-Calumet
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Matt Lander scored 19 points and Kaimarr Price had a double-double as Western Illinois escaped Purdue Calumet 59-56 Saturday night.
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Missouri State Defeats ISU
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Jermaine Mallett scored 22 points and Missouri State pulled away in the second half to beat Illinois State 82-71 Saturday night.
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Wichita State Defeats Bradley
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- David Kyles scored 13 points and Wichita State broke open a tight game in the second half to beat Bradley 79-63 Saturday night.
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Fay Lifts SIU Over UNI
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Carlton Fay scored 16 points and hit a tie-breaking jumper with 2 seconds remaining to lift Southern Illinois to a 57-55 victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday.
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Rose Scores 28 as Bulls Beat Cavs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Derrick Rose had 28 points and 11 assists and the Chicago Bulls won for the 13th time in 15 games, beating the struggling, short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers 100-91 on Saturday night.
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Fehr-Weather Caps Beat Pens 3-1 in Rainy Winter Classic
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Eric Fehr upstaged stars Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin by scoring twice and the Washington Capitals waded through rain drops to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 in a wet Winter Classic on Saturday night.
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