1. Lunt, Illini Outlast Youngstown State

    Illinois may not have swayed a single skeptic Saturday as it wobbled through three quarters before pulling away in the final period to a 28-17 victory over Youngstown State.....

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  2. Former Illini Football Star Charged with Murder

    Curtis D. Lovelace, an All-Big Ten center at Illinois who later became an Adams County assistant state's attorney, was formally charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the death of his wife...

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  3. Beckman Wants Illini to Pick Up Pace from Get-Go

    There are tangible lessons in football, such as tackling techniques and the best way to catch a pass. But how does a coach drill into players the subtle idea of starting a game with crispness?...

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  4. Illini Take Aim at Bowl Game

    Maybe there's a calming simplicity that comes with coach Tim Beckman's job-saving mission this football season....

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  5. Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 1

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  6. U of L's Lamb, Sample Earn ACC Weekly Honors

    Two University of Louisville players earned Atlantic Coast Conference player of week honors on Tuesday, the league announced.....

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  7. Ovechkin Leads Capitals' List of Fantasy Players

    Kettler Capitals Iceplex is starting to emit the sounds of hockey and the Caps are just a few weeks away from the opening of NHL training camps.....

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  8. Comcast SportsNet Announces Caps TV Schedule

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  9. Mississippi State's Third-String QB: 'We'll Figure It Out'

    Mississippi State started three quarterbacks last year. If pressed to it again this year, QB No. 3 is still an unknown.....

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  10. MSU Supporting Jameon Lewis, Will Wait on Saturday's Availability

    Jameon Lewis' availability on Saturday against UAB is uncertain, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen said on Tuesday.....

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  11. SEC Power Rankings: Week 1

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  12. Preston Smith Earns SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

    Mississippi State's 49-0 performance against Southern Miss is still rippling through the Southeastern Conference. The league awarded Preston Smith with the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week award...

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  13. Mississippi State Explains Slow First Quarter Against USM

    It took Mississippi State 2 minutes and 33 seconds to move 87 yards to start the season with a touchdown.....

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  14. Hughes Still Has Playmaking Touch

    A year ago, safety Jay Hughes laid on the turf inside NRG Stadium in Houston, during a game against Oklahoma State.....

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  15. Jabari Parker's Fit with the Milwaukee

    Finishing with the worst record in the NBA , the Milwaukee Bucks went into the 2014 NBA Draft hoping to come away with a game-changer.....

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  16. Giannis Antetokounmpo Helps Greece Stay Undefeated

    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 15 points to help Greece up their record to 3-0 in FIBA group play. Antetokounmpo shot 5-for-11 from the field and 5-for-8 from the free throw line, while also grabbing 3 rebounds...

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  17. Ty Lawson Says Not to Sleep on Denver Nuggets

    Two seasons ago the Denver Nuggets won 57 games with a powerful offense and a good enough defense, and were the team nobody wanted to face in the playoffs… until Danilo Gallinari went down...

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  18. Kenneth Faried Still Lighting It Up for Team USA

    Two days after helping the U.S. pull away for a victory over Turkey in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried , again, had a big day as the Americans routed New Zealand, 98-71...

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  19. Goran Dragic Not Sure If Eric Bledsoe Will Get Offer

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  20. Film Study: Markieff Morris Is the X-Factor for the Phoenix Suns Next Season

    The reality of the Phoenix Suns offseason is that a lot of things are going to have to go right for them to make the playoffs.....

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  21. Suns' Dragic Leads Slovenia to Group D Win over Mexico at FIBA World Cup

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  22. Making Playoffs Not a Sure Thing in West

    The coming Suns season will not be about being the best. It is about being better than last season, when 48 wins were not even enough for a postseason spot.....

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  23. How Will Stan Van Gundy Handle Trio of Detroit Pistons Bigs in 2014-15?

    Now that it appears the front line of Greg Monroe, Josh Smith and Andre Drummond will return for at least another season, it is time for Detroit Pistons president of basketball ...

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  24. Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond Plays Sparingly in USA's Victory

    Andre Drummond saw limited action Tuesday, when the United States remained unbeaten in the FIBA World Cup with a 98-71 victory over New Zealand in Bilboa, Spain.....

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  25. SVG Says Team USA Spot Should Boost Andre Drummond's Confidence

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