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Syracuse closes season at BC anxious to break skid

10ThingstoSeeSports - Pittsburgh Panthers wide receiver Tyler Boyd (23) makes a catch for a first down past Syracuse Orange cornerback Brandon Reddish, left, in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has lost four straight games and eight of nine to squander a chance to play in its fourth bowl game in five years.

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Pryor, Robert Morris top Louisiana-Monroe 71-54

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Rodney Pryor made 4 of 4 from 3-point range and scored 22 points to help Robert Morris beat Louisiana-Monroe 71-54 in the teams’ final game of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thursday.

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Against odds, Chicago school aims for championship

In this Nov. 26, 2014 photo, Phillips Academy assistant coach Michael Larson left, poses with Phillips Academy player Jamal Brown, 19, at their practiced field in the south side Chicago. “Football isn't as hard as our everyday lives,” said Brown, a former dropout and gangbanger who now lives with Larson and is headed to college on a football scholarship. (AP Photo/ Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses that typically vie for Illinois’ high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own.

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Chicago’s Conte leaves with possible concussion

DETROIT (AP) — Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte left Thursday’s game against the Detroit Lions in the first quarter with an eye injury.

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Chiefs try to rectify slow starts ahead of Denver

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — By the time the Kansas City Chiefs pushed the pause button and looked at the scoreboard on Thursday night, they were already trailing the previously winless Oakland Raiders.

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