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Big questions ahead of Northwestern for Illinois

Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas, left, greets offensive coordinator Bill Cubit and head coach Tim Beckman, right, after beating Penn State in an NCAA football game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Big questions are ahead for Illinois but coach Tim Beckman says he doesn’t yet know the answers.

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UCF players not caught up in USF rivalry

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Despite their coach’s belief that their game against USF should be the top football rivalry in the American Athletic Conference, one UCF team captain insists that this week’s matchup between Knights and Bulls is just another contest.

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Taylor apologizes, won’t appeal NBA suspension

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An apologetic Jeffery Taylor said he will not appeal the NBA’s 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.

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Florida not counting on Carter, Finney-Smith

Florida guard Eli Carter, center, sits on the Florida bench next to Alex Murphy, left, with his foot in a cast during an NCAA college basketball game against Louisiana-Monroe in Gainesville, Fla., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida guard Eli Carter and forward Dorian Finney-Smith are making the trip to the Bahamas, but coach Billy Donovan isn’t counting on either to play.

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Redskins’ Gruden hedges on RG3 starting next week

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden watches from the sideline during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Griffin III’s chances of starting next week are under further review.

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