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GHS AD Talks Separate Tournaments
Galesburg High School Athletic Director Ralph Henning said for the first time in many years, the boys and girls will play at separate venues for the holidays.
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Illinois Holds Off Minnesota 81-72 in Double OT
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Brandon Paul scored a breakaway dunk that put Illinois ahead in double overtime Tuesday night and Meyers Leonard hit the layup that sealed the 81-72 victory over Minnesota.
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Emegano Helps Western Illinois Defeat Eureka 73-52
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Obi Emegano scored 25 points Tuesday night to lead Western Illinois past Eureka 73-52.
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Datsyuk, Kronwall Give Wings 3-2 Win Over Blues
DETROIT (AP) -- Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall scored 56 seconds apart in the third period to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.
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Packers Make 30,000 More Shares of Stock Available
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers have sold nearly 250,000 shares of stock in the team and will offer 30,000 more shares.
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Urlacher, Briggs Head Bears' Pro Bowl List
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was selected to his eighth Pro Bowl, while teammate Lance Briggs made it for the seventh year in a row.
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Bears Place Cutler, Forte on IR
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have placed quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte on injured reserve, meaning they will miss the season finale at Minnesota this week.
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Brees Sets Passing Mark, Saints top Falcons 45-16
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drew Brees set the NFL record for yards passing in a season, breaking a mark that Dan Marino had held since 1984, and the New Orleans Saints clinched the NFC South title with a 45-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.
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Cutler to have Pins Removed from Thumb
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith says quarterback Jay Cutler will have pins removed from his surgically repaired right thumb on Tuesday.
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Cubs Agree to Deals with Sonnanstine, Corpas
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have agreed to one-year contracts with right-handers Andy Sonnanstine and Manny Corpas.
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Curry Leads Warriors to 99-91 Win over Bulls
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Stephen Curry had 21 points and 10 assists, Monta Ellis scored 26 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 99-91 on Monday, giving rookie coach Mark Jackson his first victory at any level.
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Stalberg Scores 2 as Blackhawks Top Blue Jackets
CHICAGO (AP) -- Viktor Stalberg scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 37 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Monday night.
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Cracknell Scores Tiebreaking Goal for Blues
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adam Cracknell scored the tiebreaking goal after being recalled from the minors earlier Monday and the Blues' slumping power play carried St. Louis to a 5-3 win over the Dallas Stars.
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No. 14 Xavier Tops So. Illinois 87-77 in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) -- Tu Holloway scored 21 points and No. 14 Xavier ended a three-game losing streak with an 87-77 victory over Southern Illinois on Sunday in the seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic.
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Packers Beat Bears 35-21
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers had the first five-touchdown game of his career, and the Green Bay Packers clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs with a 35-21 victory over the rival Chicago Bears on Sunday night.
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Bulls Rally to Stun Lakers on Rose's Winner
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 22 points and hit a short go-ahead jumper with 4.8 seconds to play, and the Chicago Bulls rallied from an 11-point deficit in the final four minutes for a 88-87 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
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NBA Commish Stern Opens Season with Boos in Dallas
DALLAS (AP) -- NBA Commissioner David Stern opened his lockout-delayed season by hearing boos from fans.
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Steelers Keep Pace, Stuff Reeling Rams 27-0
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Rashard Mendenhall ran for 116 yards and a touchdown and backup quarterback Charlie Batch played efficiently in place of an injured Ben Roethlisberger as the Pittsburgh Steelers pummeled lifeless St. Louis 27-0 on Sunday.
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Steen Scores 12th Goal as Blues Beat Coyotes
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Alexander Steen scored his team-leading 12th goal and Brian Elliott made 24 saves to help the streaking St. Louis Blues beat the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 on Friday night.
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Clemson Outlasts SIU in OT
HONOLULU (AP) -- Tanner Smith scored 10 of his 26 points in overtime to lead Clemson to an 83-75 victory over Southern Illinois in the Diamond Head Classic consolation semifinals Friday.
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Ford Will Miss Illinois Bowl Game Over Grades
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois starting tailback Jason Ford will miss the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl because of academic problems.
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Bears' Barber Doubtful, Hester Questionable
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears might be without running back Marion Barber and return star Devin Hester at Green Bay on Sunday.
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Reds Trade 3 to Cubs
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Cincinnati Reds have acquired left-handed reliever Sean Marshall from the Chicago Cubs for young lefty starter Travis Wood and two other players.
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Insurer for Sandusky Charity Argues Payouts
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- An insurance company for the charity founded by Jerry Sandusky says it should not have to pay any future legal expenses for the former Penn State assistant football coach now accused of molesting children.
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Bears' D Not Pointing Fingers at Offense
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears' defense is refusing to point a finger at the team's struggling offense.
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Beltran, Cardinals Agree to 2-year Contract
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Beltran and the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a two-year contract pending results of a physical, fortifying the team's lineup following the departure of Albert Pujols.
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Kansas State Runs Past Southern Illinois 83-58
HONOLULU (AP) -- Freshman Angel Rodriguez scored a season-high 17 points, including five 3-pointers, as Kansas State cruised to an 83-58 win over Southern Illinois in the opening round of the Diamond Head Classic on Thursday.
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Parks, Western Illinois Down North Dakota 68-46
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Terell Parks' fourth double-double of the season helped Western Illinois defeat North Dakota for the second time this season with a 68-46 victory Thursday night.
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No. 9 Missouri Beats No. 25 Illinois 78-74
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Phil Pressey had 18 points, five assists and two steals, and No. 9 Missouri held off a second-half charge by No. 25 Illinois for a 78-74 victory in the annual Braggin' Rights game on Thursday night.
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Former Illini Richmond Placed on Home Detention
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) -- A Lake County court official says former University of Illinois basketball player Jereme Richmond has been placed on home detention.
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