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Illini’s O’Toole leads 1 upset, hopes for a 2nd

Illinois quarterback Reilly O'Toole (4) looks for a receiver during the first half of an NCAA football game against Minnesota, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Until a couple of weeks ago, even hardcore Illinois fans probably thought Reilly O’Toole was the proprietor of a new Irish pub near campus.

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LeBron very un-LeBron in opening loss to Knicks

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James tosses chalk in the air before the start of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shortly after showering, and maybe rinsing off a forgettable performance, LeBron James smiled and laughed as he dressed for a flight to Chicago.

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Knicks spoil James’ homecoming, 95-90

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James tosses chalk in the air before the start of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar’s emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.

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Browns trying to figure out sluggish running game

BAREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns running game was one of the team’s biggest strengths early in the season. Now, it’s become a crutch in the wake of Pro Bowl center Alex Mack’s season-ending leg injury.

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LeBron brings Cleveland together in new commercial

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James shoots during practice Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Cleveland. It will be a night unlike any in Cleveland sports history as LeBron James returns to play his first NBA regular-season game for the Cavaliers in four years. Any bitterness toward James has been replaced with forgiveness by a city thirsting for a championship. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James huddles with teammates before each game, pulling them close to deliver a message. In a new TV commercial, James does the same to bring an entire city together.

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