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Kane scores 3 times as Blackhawks beat Wild 5-3

Dec. 15, 2019 10:59 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — While the Chicago Blackhawks have a whole bunch of issues at the moment, they also have Patrick Kane. Kane scored three goals for his first hat trick of the season, and the Blackhawks stopped a four-game slide by topping the Minnesota Wild 5-3 on Sunday night. Brandon Saad and David Kampf...

Bears' disappointing season comes down to lack of execution

Dec. 15, 2019 9:11 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — After a 12-4 record and a division title last season — coach Matt Nagy's first at the helm — many Chicago Bears fans entered this season thinking Super Bowl. Now, following a 21-13 loss to the rival Green Bay Packers on Sunday, and the Bears eliminated from playoff...

Packers playoff bound, beat Bears in rivals' 200th game

Dec. 15, 2019 8:08 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers' wait to see if a long-time foe would help them clinch a playoff spot was a whole lot easier than the lateral-filled final play they had to survive to beat the Chicago Bears in the rivals' 200th game. Leading by eight points with just 1 second...

Hall’s 21 PTs sends Loyola Chicago past Norfolk St. 64-45

Dec. 15, 2019 5:09 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Tate Hall had 21 points and Loyola of Chicago beat Norfolk State 64-45 on Sunday. Jalon Pipkins had 14 points for the Ramblers (7-4), which earned their fourth consecutive win. Cameron Krutwig added 14 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. Neither team was able to get much going offensively...

LaVine scores 31 points, Bulls rally to beat Clippers

Dec. 15, 2019 12:05 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — After blowing several late leads to lose games, the Chicago Bulls were able to flip the script Saturday night. Zach LaVine scored 31 points and converted a decisive three-point play in the Bulls’ 109-106 victory over the short-handed and weary Los Angeles Clippers. Chicago trailed by...

Bears activate Hicks from IR going into matchup at Green Bay

Dec. 14, 2019 7:12 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears activated defensive tackle Akiem Hicks from injured reserve on Saturday, a day before a key matchup against the rival Green Bay Packers. A Pro Bowl pick last season, Hicks dislocated his elbow during an Oct. 6 game against Oakland in London. “I knew it was...

Moore scores 26 to lift DePaul past UIC 86-65

Dec. 14, 2019 4:39 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Charlie Moore had 26 points as DePaul routed Illinois-Chicago 86-65 on Saturday. Moore shot 9 for 11 from the line. Paul Reed had 16 points and 12 rebounds and Jalen Coleman-Lands added 11 points for DePaul (10-1) which started the season 9-0 before falling to Buffalo 74-69 on Sunday. DePaul...

Hornets use balanced scoring to beat Bulls 83-73

Dec. 14, 2019 1:44 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets weren’t sharp offensively, yet a couple of timely scoring bursts and solid defense helped them to win again. Devonte’ Graham scored 16 points, Miles Bridges and P.J. Washington each had 13 and the Hornets bounced back after squandering an early 15-point...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Dec. 13, 2019 3:47 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: A video circulating online shows a person firing an AR-15 rifle, and...

Chicago cop suspended after unarmed, autistic teen shot

Dec. 12, 2019 9:44 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — An off-duty Chicago police officer was suspended Thursday for six months after authorities say he shot an unarmed, autistic teen in 2017 on the city's South Side. The Chicago Police Board voted to suspend Sgt. Khalil Muhammad during an evening meeting, the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago...