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Here is the Illinois Scorecard from The Associated Press

by Associated Press on December 5, 2016 at 4:00 am

SUNDAY’S GAMES NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Chicago 26, San Francisco 6 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL E. Illinois 90, UIC 76 WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL George Washington 72, Illinois 56 Northwestern 75, Chicago St. 42 Wisconsin 64, Illinois St. 46 TODAY’S SCHEDULE NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Portland at Chicago, 7 p.m. COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Prairie View at DePaul, 12 p.m…. Continue Reading

Tie or no tie? Dress-code flap defines Panthers’ 40-7 loss

by Associated Press on December 5, 2016 at 1:00 am

SEATTLE (AP) — A missing necktie led to Carolina quarterback Cam Newton getting benched for one series on Sunday night. Ron Rivera didn’t expect it to last just one play. Carolina’s miserable night was capped by a 40-7 loss to Seattle following the most awkward of starts. With Newton being punished for not having a… Continue Reading

NFL moves Buccaneers-Cowboys to prime time Dec. 18

by Associated Press on December 5, 2016 at 1:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has moved the Tampa Bay-Dallas game on Dec. 18 to prime time. As part of its flex scheduling for Sundays, the league switched the Buccaneers’ visit to the Cowboys, who already have clinched a playoff berth. Tampa Bay is 7-5 and tied for the NFC South lead. Dallas is… Continue Reading

Thomas Rawls leads Seahawks to 40-7 pummeling of Panthers

by Associated Press on December 5, 2016 at 12:00 am

SEATTLE (AP) — Thomas Rawls ran for 103 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, Tyler Lockett took a reverse 75 yards for a score to open the second half and the Seattle Seahawks routed the Carolina Panthers 40-7 on Sunday night. Another prime-time game in Seattle was clouded with odd story lines right… Continue Reading

The Latest: Seahawks’ Thomas has fractured lower left leg

by Associated Press on December 4, 2016 at 11:00 pm

The Latest on Week 13 of the NFL season: (all times Eastern): ___ 10:30 p.m. Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas is out after suffering a fractured lower left leg in the first half of Sunday’s game against Carolina. Pete Carroll told NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” that Thomas suffered a cracked tibia in a collision with… Continue Reading

The Latest: Seahawks’ Thomas leaves with injury

by Associated Press on December 4, 2016 at 10:00 pm

The Latest on Week 13 of the NFL season: (all times Eastern): ___ 9:45 p.m. Seattle safety Earl Thomas has been taken to the locker room on a cart after suffering a left leg injury going for an interception. Thomas was hurt early in the second quarter on Sunday night when he collided with teammate… Continue Reading