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Edwards Ends Long Drought at Phoenix
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Carl Edwards pulled away on a late start to snap a 70-race winless streak Sunday, the second long drought he's ended at Phoenix International Raceway.
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Tickets Sold Sunday for Monmouth-Roseville Super Sectional Game
You're not being given much time to buy tickets for Tuesday's Monmouth-Roseville Boys Basketball Super Sectional Game.
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Streaks on WB6 All Conference Team
Two Galesburg Silver Streaks boys basketball players are on the Western Big 6 All-Conference Team.
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Quincy Notre Dame Wins 3A Girls Basketball Title
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Kassidy Gengenbacher scored 20 points to lead Quincy Notre Dame to its third straight state title with a 62-45 win against Vernon Hills in the IHSA Class 3A girls basketball state finals Saturday.
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Lombard Montini Tops Morton for 3A 3rd Place
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Lombard Montini has captured its fifth state trophy in six years with a 42-38 win against Morton in the third-place game of the IHSA Class 3A girls basketball finals.
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Marian Catholic Wins 4A Title on Buzzer-Beater
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Marian Catholic sophomore Kauai Bradley grabbed a miss from teammate Megan Walsh and put it back as time expired to give the Spartans a 48-47 victory against Rolling Meadows in Saturday's IHSA Class 4A girls basketball championship game.
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Whitney Young Wins 4A 3rd Place
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Whitney Young used relentless pressure to win the IHSA Class 4A girls basketball third-place game in a 60-27 rout of Huntley.
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Illini Survives Stubborn Nebraska
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois used double-figure scoring from five players to hold off stubborn Nebraska Saturday, 72-65.
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WIU Beats South Dakota
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Ceola Clark scored 27 points as Western Illinois held on for a 61-59 victory against South Dakota on Saturday night to set up a rematch in the Summit League tournament.
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UNI Beats ISU
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Anthony James scored 19 points and Jake Koch and Seth Tuttle each had double-doubles Saturday night as Northern Iowa defeated Illinois State 80-72 in the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season finale for both schools.
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Missouri State Pulls Away to Beat Bradley
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Anthony Downing and Christian Kirk scored 15 points each as Missouri State clinched the No. 7 seed in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament with a 64-56 victory against Bradley on Saturday night.
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Central Michigan Beats NIU
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Chris Fowler scored 16 points and dished out eight assists, and Central Michigan snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 69-50 victory at Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
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Early Works Lake to Preserve Win for SIU
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Jeff Early scored four points in the final 16 seconds to help preserve Southern Illinois' 66-63 victory over Drake on Saturday night.
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Noah, Boozer Lead Bulls Past Nets
CHICAGO (AP) -- Joakim Noah had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Carlos Boozer scored 20 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-85 on Saturday.
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Wainwright Struggles in Cardinals' Loss to Nationals
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Adam Wainwright struggled with location in his second spring-training start, giving up five runs and eight hits over three innings Saturday in the St. Louis Cardinals' 6-2 loss to the Washington Nationals.
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Sandoval Homers in Giants Win Over Cubs
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Pablo Sandoval hit a towering home run, the only blemish for Carlos Villanueva on Sunday, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 9-7.
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Quintana Solid for White Sox Win Over Reds
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Jose Quintana got off to a great start again. He knows from experience there's a long way to go.
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Kyle Busch Leads 142 Laps to Win Again at Phoenix
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Kyle Busch overcame a mid-race gaffe on pit road with a dominating performance, leading 142 laps to win his fifth Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday.
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Local Sports 3/2/13
Streaks and Monmouth-Roseville Win Tournament Titles
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Blackhawks Earn Point in 21st Straight Game
CHICAGO (AP) -- Brent Seabrook scored on a 2-on-1 break at 3:23 of overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks extended their NHL-record, season-opening point streak to 21 games with a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.
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Blues Rally to Beat Oilers
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Vladmir Sobotka put St. Louis ahead early in the third period and added an assist for the Blues, who rallied from two goals down and beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Friday night.
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Kelly Pitches 2 Hitless Innings for Cardinals
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Joe Kelly opened his bid for a spot in the St. Louis Cardinals' starting rotation with two hitless innings, and Adron Chambers hit a three-run homer in Friday's 8-8 tie against the Houston Astros.
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Samardzjia Pitches 3 in Cubs' Loss to Diamondbacks
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija, a candidate to start opening day at Pittsburgh, pitched out of enough trouble to get through three innings with the lead in Chicago's 6-2 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday.
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Sale Has Good 1st Outing for White Sox
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Chris Sale struck out three over 2 1/3 scoreless innings in his spring training debut Friday as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Cleveland Indians 9-7.
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Bears Put Franchise Tag on Henry Melton
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have placed a franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton.
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Michael Jordan Targeted in Georgia Paternity Suit
ATLANTA (AP) -- An Atlanta woman has filed a lawsuit saying basketball Hall of Famer and Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is the father of her teenage son.
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