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JUST IN: Knox College Names New Football Coach
POSTED 10:30am 12/12/12 Knox College has named a new head football coach.
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Local Sports 12/11/12
Here's a look at today's sports schedule and stories.
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Rams Have First 3 Game Winning Streak Since 2006
ST. LOUIS (AP)--The St. Louis Rams have their first three-game winning streak since the end of the 2006 season and they're making no apologies for the way they're doing it.
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Smith Say Bears Still Control Playoff Hopes
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)--Lovie Smith realizes the Chicago Bears no longer control their fate in the NFC North. Their playoff hopes still are in their hands, though.
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Cutler Expected to Play For Bears Against Packers
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)--Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says he expects to play this week against Green Bay.
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White Sox Announce 3 Year Deal with Keppinger
CHICAGO (AP)--The Chicago White Sox say they have agreed to a three-year, $12 million contract with infielder Jeff Keppinger.
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Bradford Leads Rams to 15-12 Win Over Bills
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP)--Sam Bradford threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Gibson with 48 seconds left to lift the St. Louis Rams to a 15-12 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
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Peterson, Defense Lead Vikings Over Bears 21-14
MINNEAPOLIS (AP)--Adrian Peterson rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns and Harrison Smith returned an interception for a score to lead the Minnesota Vikings to a 21-14 victory over the free-falling Chicago Bears on Sunday.

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Local Sports Roundup 12/9/12
Results from Saturday's local action.
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Paea Joins 3 Other Bears Starters on Inactive List
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Chicago's list of inactive players at Minnesota includes starters cornerback Tim Jennings, linebacker Brian Urlacher, nose tackle Stephen Paea and wide receiver Earl Bennett.
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Marquez Knocks Out Pacquiao in 6th Round
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Juan Manuel Marquez knocked Manny Pacquiao out cold with a vicious right hand at the end of the sixth round Saturday night, putting a ferocious end to the fourth fight between the two boxers.
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Bulls End Knicks' 5-Game Win Streak
CHICAGO (AP) -- Marco Belinelli and Luol Deng scored 22 points apiece as the Chicago Bulls beat the Knicks 93-85 on Saturday night, snapping New York's five-game winning streak.
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#13 Illinois Beats #10 Gonzaga
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Brandon Paul scored 35 points to lead No. 13 Illinois over No. 10 Gonzaga 85-74 on Saturday in a matchup of unbeaten teams.
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Butler Downs Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Andrew Smith scored a season-high 24 points and Butler pulled away in the second half for a 74-65 win over Northwestern on Saturday night.
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ISU Basketball Downs W. Michigan
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Jackie Carmichael scored 24 points and Illinois State rolled to an 85-63 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday night.
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Eastern Washington Beats ISU in FCS Playoffs
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) -- Kyle Padron threw a school-record-tying six touchdown passes, including two to Brandon Kaufman on back-to-back plays early in the third quarter, to lift second-seeded Eastern Washington to a 51-35 win over Illinois State in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday evening.
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Sudanese Teens at Center of Recruiting Controversy
BATAVIA, Ill. (AP) -- Four young men from war-ravaged Sudan are awaiting a decision on whether they'll be able to play competitive sports for a school in suburban Chicago.
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Local Sports Roundup 12/8/12
Local basketball scores from Friday, and Saturday's schedule.
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Noah's Big Night Leads Bulls Over Pistons
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Joakim Noah had 30 points and 23 rebounds, setting career highs in both categories and helping the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons for the 16th straight time, 108-104 on Friday night.
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Milwaukee Beats NIU in OT
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Paris Gulley scored 21 points to lead Milwaukee over Northern Illinois in an 80-73 overtime win Friday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
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Iowa Beats Iowa State
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Aaron White had 18 points to lead Iowa past rival Iowa State 80-71 on Friday night, snapping a three-game losing streak against the Cyclones.
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Choate, Cardinals Finalize Deal
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Reliever Randy Choate and the St. Louis Cardinals have finalized a $7.5 million, three-year contract.
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Cubs Finalize Deal with Fujikawa
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have finalized a $9.5 million, two-year contract with Japanese pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa.
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Urlacher Fined for 2nd Straight Week
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was fined $21,000 by the NFL for a horse-collar tackle on Seattle's Leon Washington, his second fine in two weeks.
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Bears Rule Out Jennings for Vikings Game
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have ruled out cornerback Tim Jennings for Sunday's game at Minnesota because of a shoulder injury and listed receivers Alshon Jeffery and Devin Hester as probable.
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Friday Night Scoreboard, 12/07
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Local Sports 12/7/12
Here's a look at tonight's sports schedule
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Chicago Defense Showing Some Wear, Tear
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP)--Chicago Bears' defense is finding it difficult to close out games and showing signs of some real wear and tear.
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3B Ian Stewart Says He's Re-Signing With Cubs
CHICAGO (AP)--Third baseman Ian Stewart says he is re-signing with the Chicago Cubs.
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