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Saints beat Bears 31-15, grab South lead

New Orleans Saints tight end Josh Hill (89) celebrates a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Brees saw a different attitude, noticed a better vibe this time.

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Cutler, Bears lose 31-15 to Saints

New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Kasim Edebali (91) grabs Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Soldier Field was mostly empty when the final few seconds ticked off. The Chicago Bears trudged off the field and into a morose locker room, while the New Orleans Saints went in search of a playoff berth.

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Saints lead Bears 7-0 early in 2nd quarter

New Orleans Saints tight end Josh Hill (89) celebrates a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Turns out all Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints needed to solve their problems was to show up in Chicago.

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UT-Martin holds off Illinois-Chicago 81-78 in OT

CHICAGO (AP) — Deville Smith scored a career-high 26 to help UT-Martin beat Illinois-Chicago 81-78 in overtime on Monday night.

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Damarcus Beasley retires from US national team

In a July 1, 2014 file photo United States' DaMarcus Beasley goes for the ball during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil.  Beasley, the first American to play in four World Cups, says he is retiring from the U.S. national team after 14 years.   (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

CHICAGO (AP) — DaMarcus Beasley, the first American to play in four World Cups, said Monday he is retiring from the U.S. national team after 14 years.

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