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  • Controversy as Big 12 left out of playoff

    GRAPEVINE, Texas – The first College Football Playoff expanded the national championship race, made the regular season even more intriguing, and produ ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • SportShorts for Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

    MLSGalaxy wins championshipRobbie Keane scored a brilliant breakaway goal in the 111th minute, and L ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • NIU to take on Marshall in inaugural Boca Raton Bowl

    For the second time in the past 3 years, Northern Illinois is headed to south Florida for bowl season. The Huskies officially accepted an invitation ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Iowa to meet Tennessee in TaxSlayer Bowl; Badgers to Outback

    Tennessee and Iowa will meet Jan. 2 in the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla., in a matchup of Southeastern Conference and Big Ten foes.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Illinois heading to Dallas to face Louisiana Tech

    Illinois will face Louisiana Tech in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Dec. 26, the first bowl trip for the Illini since 2011.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Appleman returning to form for Clippers

    Dallas Appleman has experienced athletic glory, and he’s suffered through athletic heartbreak.The Am ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Mustangs’ athleticism, size too much for rival Steamers in Fulton

    FULTON – The seating situation on the bus that shuttles the Morrison boys basketball team to away games probably feels similar to that of a coach airp ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • NIU sets records for points, margin of victory in rout

    DETROIT – Northern Illinois had all year to stew over last season's conference title game, when its undefeated run fell apart in shocking fashion agai ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Thornton’s late 3 lifts Warriors in Geneseo

    The Sterling boys basketball team earned a double-digit comeback win Friday night with a 46-43 win over Geneseo on the road, in the NIB-12 West opener ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Prep roundup: Oregon bowling cruises past Hall

    The Oregon boys bowling team rolled to a 3,564-3,139 victory against nonconference foe Hall on Friday at Town and Country Lanes in Mount Morris
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Q&A with Prophetstown's Clare Kramer

    How is your team doing so far this year? We’re doing well. We’ve been working hard in practice, runn ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Lookin’ like fishing weather again

    The bad news this week is that we inched closer to the actual start of winter. The good news is it's starting to feel like October again, and some of ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • 2014-15 Three Rivers wrestling capsules

    Amboy ClippersCoach: Sam Jones (4th season)2013 postseason: Placed seventh among nine teams at 1A Po ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • NHL: Saad's late goal lifts Blackhawks over Canadiens

    CHICAGO – Most of the bounces – even crazy, hard-to-explain ones – seem to be going the Chicago Blackhawks' way.
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • SportShorts for Saturday, December 6, 2014

    GIRLS BASKETBALLOregon’s Wright reaches milestoneEmy Wright passed the 1,000-point mark for her Oreg ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 12:35 am
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