Posts Tagged Illinois

Loyola of Chicago beat McKendree 78-68

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Thomas and Milton Doyle each scored 21 points Monday night and Loyola of Chicago beat Division II McKendree 78-68.

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Beckman says bowl in reach as pressure builds

Illinois head coach Tim Beckman stands on the sidelines during the third quarter of an NCAA football game against Iowa Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach Tim Beckman insisted Monday that his reeling team has improved over the past year and could still get to a bowl game.

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Blackhawks rally in third period to beat Stars 6-2

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) deflects a Dallas Stars shot during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Chicago. The Chicago Blackhawks won 6-2. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane and Kris Versteeg helped trigger a big third period to give the Chicago Blackhawks a big send-off.

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Red-hot Illinois defeats Coppin State 114-56

Illinois' forward Leron Black (12) battles with Coppin State's guard Jahvari Josiah (21)  during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Champaign, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Robin Scholz)

Champaign, Ill. (AP) — After a close contest against Georgia Southern in its season opener, Illinois blew out Coppin State 114-56 on Sunday.

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Cubs acquire INF La Stella from Braves

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino.

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