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Bulls Fade Down Stretch Against Toronto
TORONTO (AP) -- Chris Bosh had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and Jose Calderon added 18 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Chicago Bulls 99-89 Wednesday night.
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Illinois Signs Three Top Recruits for 2010 Season
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A year after signing a class of recruits that helped pushed Illinois back into the Top 25 this season, the Illini have signed three players considered to be among the country's 100 best.
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Former Cubs Skipper Riggelman to be Named Nationals' Manager
WASHINGTON (AP) -- According to the team's Web site and Washingtonpost.com, the Washington Nationals have decided to name Jim Riggleman their manager. He had been the interim manager.
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Two St. Louis Cardinals Among N-L Gold Glove Award Winners
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shortstop Jimmy Rollins has won his third consecutive NL Gold Glove and Philadelphia Phillies teammate Shane Victorino has won for the second straight time in the outfield.
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MLB General Managers Head Out to Work on Offseason
CHICAGO (AP) -- General managers ended their annual meeting, shortened to three days this year, and headed down the corridor to catch flights at O'Hare International Airport.
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Hawkeyes Sign Four Prep Basketball Players
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa has signed prep basketball players Ben Brust, Cody Larson, Devyn Marble, and Zach McCabe to national letters of intent.
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Illinois Freshman QB Charest Getting Ready for Possible Start Against Northwestern
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A month ago, Jacob Charest was Illinois' third-string quarterback.
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Lady Cranberry Classic; Galesburg High School Thanksgiving Tournament Begin November 17
UPDATED 6:17 a-m 11/13/09 Two local girls basketball tournaments kick off the 2009-10 season in less than a week.
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Local Sports Roundup - 11/10/9
CSC men's basketball team wins home opener, Sandburg women fall.
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MC's Widdop and Prairie Fire's Ricketts Named All-Midwest Conference First-Team in Volleyball
POSTED 8:45 a-m 11/11/09 Knox College and Monmouth College each have a player on the All-Midwest Conference volleyball team.
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Chicago's Buehrle Wins First Gold Glove; Jeter, Teixeira of Champion Yankees Among the Others
NEW YORK (AP) -- Derek Jeter has won his fourth Gold Glove at shortstop, joining New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira among the American League players honored for fielding excellence.
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Baseball GM's Pass on Expanding Replay
CHICAGO (AP) -- Baseball general managers failed to take a vote on expanding instant replay following a postseason filled with blown calls by umpires.
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Broadcast Legend Scully to Return in 2010
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Vin Scully says he will continue in the broadcast booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers through the 2010 season, then decide whether he will walk away.
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Herzog and Martin Among Names on Hall Ballot
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Billy Martin, Whitey Herzog, Gene Mauch and Danny Murtaugh are among the former managers who will be on the ballot when the Hall of Fame Veterans Committee votes next month.
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Sosa Says Cosmetic Cream Caused Lighter Skin
UNDATED (AP) -- Sammy Sosa says a cosmetic cream he uses to soften his skin is the reason for his lighter skin tone.
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Last Second Shot Doesn't Count; Nuggets Beat Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chauncey Billups hit the go-ahead free throw with six-tenths of a second left and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 90-89 Tuesday night after a potential winning jumper by Brad Miller was overturned following a replay review.
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NCAA Basketball Rule Change: Secondary Defenders to Get Hit with Fouls
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- NCAA basketball officials will begin calling fouls on secondary defenders under the basket this season in an attempt to curb injuries.
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Illini's Jordan to Miss Games Over NCAA Rules Flap
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The NCAA says the oldest son of Michael Jordan will miss the first two games of the season for No. 23 Illinois after playing in an unsanctioned event last summer.
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U of I Strike Looming
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Graduate students who teach and research assistants at the University of Illinois have authorized a strike over a wage dispute.
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Monmouth College Swimmer Sparks Recognized by Midwest Conference
Monmouth College swimmer Krysta Sparks was named Midwest Conference Co-Performer of the Week after the season's first full weekend.
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St. Norbert Tops the MWC Men's and Women's Preseason Basketball Polls
POSTED 1:17 p-m 11/10/9 The coaches in the Midwest Conference believe that both the St. Norbert College men's and women's basketball teams have a leg up on everyone else this season.
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Gibbons Steps Down as Knox Football Coach; A-D Eisele Taking Over
UPDATED 9:49 a-m 11/10/9 Knox College will have a new head football coach next season.
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Slumping San Francisco and Chicago Have Little Time to Make Adjustments Before Squaring Off
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Only a month ago, the San Francisco 49ers sat alone in first place atop the NFC West standings and were thinking playoffs. And why not?
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Steelers' Replacement Carter Helps Pittsburg Beat Denver
DENVER (AP) -- Rarely has playing it safe paid off so well for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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Western Big Six Represented in Class 4A Volleyball State Semifinals
POSTED 10:54 a-m 11/9/9 A Western Big Six team will be trying to bring home a volleyball state championship later this week.
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Area High School Football Teams Gearing Up for State Quarterfinal Matchups
UPDATED 1:10 p-m 11/9/09 Five high school football teams from the area are among the "Elite 8" in their respective classes after winning their second round games Saturday afternoon.
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Warner and Arizona Dismantle Bears
CHICAGO (AP) -- Kurt Warner tied a career high by throwing five touchdown passes while Larry Fitzgerald added 123 yards receiving to lead the Arizona Cardinals to an easy 41-21 win over the Chicago Bears Sunday.
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Iowa Loses Stanzi Ahead of Trip to Columbus
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Talk about a tough day for the Hawkeyes.
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Richardson Leads Fighting Illini Past Quincy in Exhibition Play
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Freshman D.J. Richardson scored 23 points and No. 23 Illinois overcame a sluggish start to beat Quincy 84-63 in an exhibition game Sunday.
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Sports Roundup - 11/8/9
United escapes Heyworth, Orion fourth-quarter touchdowns doom Knoxville, Annawan-Wethersfield returns to the state quarterfinals, Monmouth College blanks Knox, GHS boys cross country team 8th and Streak girls 16th at IHSA Class 2A state cross country meet.
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