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Blackhawks reach deals with D Schilling, Liambas

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with defensemen Cameron Schilling and Michael Liambas.

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Ex-Illinois women’s basketball players sue school, coach

In this Feb. 17, 2015, file photo, Illinois head woman's basketball coach Matt Bollant reacts to a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Piscataway, N.J.  Seven former U of I women’s basketball players filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday July 1, 2015, against the university that accuses coach Bollant and a former assistant Mike Divilbiss of violating their civil rights by creating a racially hostile environment. The lawsuit names the university, Director of Athletics Mike Thomas, Bollant, Divilbiss, and the university’s board of trustees. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Seven former University of Illinois women’s basketball players sued the university Wednesday, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out.

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Blackhawks agree to 5-year extension with C Anisimov

In this Saturday, April 4, 2015, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets' Artem Anisimov, left, of Russia, carries the puck behind the net as Pittsburgh Penguins' Ben Lovejoy defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. Anisimov is part of a seven-player trade that sends him to the Chicago Blackhawks. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a five-year contract extension with Artem Anisimov one day after they acquired the center in a seven-player trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Charles, Wiggins lead New York Liberty past Sky 89-81

GLENVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Tina Charles had a season-high 26 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, and Candice Wiggins hit all five of her 3-pointers, to lead the New York Liberty to an 89-81 win over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night.

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Blue Jackets acquire Saad in trade with Blackhawks

In this Wednesday, May 27, 2015, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad celebrates his goal against Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen with Jonathan Toews (19) during the second period in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Playoffs in Chicago. The Blackhawks have traded Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets in a seven-player deal. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season.

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