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Bishop, Stamkos key Lightning’s 4-0 win over Hawks

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) and Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4), of Sweden, advance on the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ben Bishop made 28 saves for his second shutout, Steven Stamkos scored two goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-0 on Friday night.

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Timberwolves F Garnett to rest against Bulls

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio, left, of Spain, and Kevin Garnett smile on the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 97-77. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

CHICAGO (AP) — Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says he plans to rest Kevin Garnett for the Timberwolves’ game against the Chicago Bulls.

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Bulls expect Derrick Rose back this season from knee surgery

In this Feb. 10, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose (1) drives past Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore (23) as Jason Thompson (34) watches during an NBA basketball game in Chicago. Rose will have surgery on his right knee for the second straight season. The team announced Tuesday night, Feb. 24,  that Rose was feeling pain in his knee, and an exam and MRI confirmed a medial meniscus tear. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls can breathe a little easier. They expect Derrick Rose to return this season from his latest knee surgery.

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Theft steals Rose Bowl memories from Illinois football hero

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The rings and watches former Illinois football player Bill Tate received after the 1952 and ’64 Rose Bowls mean a lot to him.

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Murray State beats Eastern Illinois 65-57

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Cameron Payne had 22 points and Murray State fought off a late push from Eastern Illinois to remain undefeated in conference play with a 65-57 victory on Thursday.

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