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Purdue rallies to beat Arizona 38-35 in Foster Farms Bowl

Wed, December 27, 2017

Elijah Sindelar threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Mahoungou with 1:44 remaining and Purdue capped coach Jeff Brohm's first season in dramatic style with a 38-35 victory over Arizona … Click to Continue »

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Purdue caps Brohm's 1st year with 38-35 bowl win vs. Arizona

Wed, December 27, 2017

Elijah Sindelar threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Mahoungou with 1:44 remaining and Purdue capped coach Jeff Brohm's first season in dramatic style with a 38-35 victory over Arizona … Click to Continue »

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Butler's 39 points lift Wolves past Nuggets, 128-125 in OT

Wed, December 27, 2017

Jimmy Butler played the type of game Tom Thibodeau was thinking about when he brought the veteran guard to Minnesota in the offseason. Butler scored 12 of Minnesota's 14 points … Click to Continue »

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Happ's double-double leads Wisconsin past Chicago State

Wed, December 27, 2017

Wisconsin coach Greg Gard says the Badgers have little margin for error with the players they're missing. It showed Wednesday as the Badgers beat Chicago State 82-70 in a closer-than-expected … Click to Continue »

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Butler among local teams gearing up for elite competition in Hoodie’s House tournament

Tue, December 26, 2017

Butler High boys’ basketball coach Myron Lowery has one goal for his team in this week’s Hoodie’s House High School Hoops Classic at Providence Day School: “We’ve just got to … Click to Continue »

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Tuesday’s Roundup: No. 1 North Meck wins in Tennessee tournament

Tue, December 26, 2017

Elevator ↑No. 1 North Meck: beat Gate City (VA) in front of more than 5,000 fans at the Arby’s Classic in Bristol, TN. North Meck will be off Wednesday and … Click to Continue »

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Panthers lose Damiere Byrd on precipice of playoff run - so what’s the plan now?

Tue, December 26, 2017

Carolina already lost Damiere Byrd to injury once this season, and now must plan around his absence again. Byrd will go on injured reserve a second time after hurting his … Click to Continue »

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Panthers’ Ron Rivera defends decision to refer to Jerry Richardson in postgame speech

Tue, December 26, 2017

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera defended his decision to use the name of his embattled owner during his postgame, locker-room speech Sunday after the Panthers clinched a playoff berth. A … Click to Continue »

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Why Hornets rookie Malik Monk’s stint in Greensboro isn’t a demotion or time to panic

Tue, December 26, 2017

Christmas Day is for family, presents, fine food, bright lights… And a little freak-out if you’re an irritated Charlotte Hornets fan. Around 5 p.m. Monday, the Hornets announced that rookies … Click to Continue »

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How William Holmquist, born almost deaf, stepped in to help Duke win a bowl game

Tue, December 26, 2017

William Holmquist came to Duke to study at the school’s renowned Fuqua School of Business and, hopefully, help the football team. A hard-working reserve all season, Holmquist found himself pressed … Click to Continue »

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